Hair Clipper Grease

The hair clipper has become an everyday thing, not only in hairdressing salons, but also in many homes thanks to the ease of handling it. It is used for grooming relatives and friends. The more often this happens, the more thorough the care of the device should be. Experienced users are well acquainted with its various nuances - they know when, with what, and how to properly lubricate the instrument used. But beginners may have some difficulty. But they can be easily eliminated by understanding the question.

 Hair clipper

What you need to lubricate the machine

The working part of the machine consists of 2 knives (cutting surfaces): static and dynamic. In different tool models, they can be arranged and look different. A mandatory element of any device of this type is a vibration motor.

 Clippers knives

Technique for cutting animals and people is different, which is associated with different stiffness of hair and wool, as well as an abundance of cover.

A hair clipper should be lubricated regularly. This should be done to achieve the following positive effects:

  • reduce friction between knives during tool operation, which will reduce their heating;
  • clean the working unit from contamination;
  • reduce the blunting speed of the cutting parts;
  • extend the life of the device.

As a result, after lubrication haircut will take place without jerks, more gently.

 Haircut machine

Ideal, according to the recommendations of professionals, when the lubricant is applied to the working area of ​​the device cleaned of hair after each haircut, maximum two. The frequency also depends on the price (and, accordingly, the quality) of the typewriter used. The device of expensive models is more complicated than cheap varieties, it is necessary to lubricate them less often, but they need to be carefully looked after.

Before operating any machine should be lubricated. Proper care, as well as the use of the device with the requirements of the instructions from the manufacturers - is the key to long tool life.

 Grease typewriter

Suitable lubricants

If you choose which oil to lubricate the machine, then priority should be given specialized products. Often, manufacturers provide it with the device. This oil is made from refined oil. It is an odorless, fatty liquid that is different from the machine equivalent. In fact, such products are both a lubricant and a means for cleaning and caring for knives.

Popular oil from the company "MOSER", which produces and cars. Do not lag behind him "Oster", "Dewal".

 Dewal oil

In practice, hairdressers also use mineral or synthetic oils that have a low viscosity index. Such materials are affordable and well penetrate the lubrication channels. Silicone Grease (for example, Silicon-electric OIL) intended for electrical products can also be used quite effectively.

Lubricating with vegetable oil is strictly prohibited.. At best, the machine will jam, and at worst - you need to buy a new one. It’s safer to work dry. At home, when there are no lubricants at hand, it is permissible to use petroleum jelly or childish, for example, "Johnson Baby."

 Vaseline oil


Tool Lubrication Algorithm

To make the lubrication of the device yourself, you need to go through a series of simple steps. To apply the oil will need grease gun or needle syringe. The algorithm of actions when working is the following:

  • using a brush, clean the blades of the working tool from the hair left on them after trimming;
  • wipe the knives using soft wet wipes or a rag;
  • according to the instructions to the device, put in the corresponding points a little bit of oil (a couple of drops will be enough);

 Putting oil on knives

  • so that the lubricant is distributed evenly over the surface of the knives, include a typewriter;
  • Wipe the surface of the tool to remove excess oil.

It is necessary to clean the machine of hair thoroughly, because, mixing with grease, they will speed up the device failure. It is recommended to apply oil in three places: at the edges and in the center.

 Places for applying oil and grease

According to this scheme, model Scarlett, Vitek, Philips and others are lubricated. It differs only way to remove the blades. Also some products have special holes for lubrication, while disassembling them is not required.

Applying oil directly to the comb is a mistake, because the remaining tiny hair particles will quickly dull the cutting edge of the tool.

The whole process of lubrication of the clipper is shown on the example of the Moser 1400 model in the video:

Oiling knives for a hair clipper does not take much time. In this case, you should carefully handle the blades in order to avoid injury. Regular carrying out of the procedure is one of the factors ensuring the device’s capacity for a long time. Despite the wide range of products of this kind, the blurring algorithm for different models is the same.

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