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Solution for Cleaning Reliability in World’s Largest Sugar Mill


SKL Maintenance Systems Corporation case study APAC0012 – Chesterton products – Chesterton Industrial Lubricants




Sugar mills work hard to produce refined sugar for cooking and eating purpose and cannot be slowed down by problematic material and seal issues. This client faced difficulty when using a local contact cleaner lead to damage of machine components and health hazards for staff. With Chesterton® 296 Electro Contact Cleaner, the client was successfully able to remove dust, dirt, and light ​oils from precision electrical components.

Products featured in the case study:

296 Electro Contact Cleaner


Problems occurred at a sugar refinery by using local contact cleaner such as:

  • Damage to sensitive plastic and other rubber components
  • Slow evaporation rate
  • Use of more quantity to produce acceptable result
  • Hazardous to health



Chesterton 296 Electro Contact Cleaner was applied to positioner on feed valve.

Example of 296 Electro Contact Cleaner usage


Increased Reliability

The following results have been observed after application of  Chesterton 296 Electro Contact Cleaner:

  • No malfunction of positioners
  • No downtime
  • No productivity lost

Butterfly Control Valve


The client saw a significant increase in savings after switching to the Chesterton recommended product, with the whole process saving the company approx. $30,000 AUD.

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Chesterton® is a world leader in helping process industry companies and manufacturers improve the reliability and efficiency of their rotating, stationary, and fluid power equipment platforms. We are known across a wide range of industries for our award-winning pump and valve sealing solutions, applications expertise, equipment maintenance and wear-prevention products, and knowledgeable hands-on local service​.

Mentioned in the case study:

SKL Maintenance Systems Corporation
Exclusive Distributor of Chesterton products – Philippines

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Case Number APAC0012 – Issued 09/20

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