Sure Glide ® Premium Quality Treadmill Lubricant

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

Do I need to lubricate my treadmill?

During operation, the running mat rubs against the base board generating friction and heat. This leads to wear and tear on the treadmill and reduced performance. Regular application of Sure Glide® premium quality treadmill lubricant significantly reduces this friction and heat and their unwanted side effects.

 

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What lubricant should I use on my treadmill?

Sure Glide® premium quality treadmill lubricant is specifically formulated for use on treadmills and comes with a 100% quality guarantee. Sure Glide® is 100% high viscosity silicone oil, providing ideal protection for your treadmill. it is colourless, odourless and non-toxic. Regular application of Sure Glide® is the easiest way to safeguard your treadmill. Unlike other oils, Sure Glide® is 100% compatible with all plastic and rubber components and will not damage them.

 

 

 

How often should I lubricate my treadmill?

This depends on the frequency of use. As a general guide, apply Sure Glide® at least weekly for commercial use and at least monthly for domestic use.

 

 

 

Can I use an aerosol to lubricate my treadmill?

Never use aerosol lubricants on your treadmill. These contain hydrocarbon propellants, which can damage the rubber and plastic components of your treadmill. Aerosol lubricants are designed for metal to metal contact and should be used only for this application. Aerosol lubricants have a nasty lingering odour that can prevent you from using your treadmill for hours after application. Unlike aerosols, Sure Glide® is completely odourless so you can use your treadmill immediately after applying it.

 

 

 

Can I use engine oil to lubricate my treadmill?

Never use engine oil to lubricate your treadmill. Engine oil contains hydrocarbons, which can damage the rubber and plastic components of your treadmill. it is designed specifically for engines and should only be used for this application.

 

 

 

Can I use cooking oil to lubricate my treadmill?

Never use cooking oil to lubricate your treadmill. it is not suitable as a lubricant. The friction generated by your treadmill will break the oil down, providing no protection whatsoever.

 

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Is Sure Glide® suitable for use on gym and exercise equipment?

Sure Glide® is ideal for lubricating all exercise and gym equipment. It is specifically designed for lubricating parts containing rubber and plastic components as it contains no hydrocarbons.  It is completely odourless and non-toxic and is ideal for all moving parts. Regular lubrication with Sure Glide® will protect your equipment and ensure optimum performance.

 

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How do I know if my treadmill needs lubrication?

Your treadmill may need lubricating if it exhibits any of the following symptoms:
1. The running belt slips, jerks or stops during operation
2. The motor is noisy
3. The running belt gets excessively hot during operation

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Can I use WD40 or 3 in 1 Oil to lubricate my treadmill?

No. WD40 and 3 in 1 contain hydrocarbons, which can damage the rubber and plastic components of your treadmill. They are designed specifically for metal to metal contact and should only be used for this application. Use only 100% Silicone oil to lubricate your treadmill, which will provide excellent lubrication without causing damage.

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Does Sure Glide® give off nasty odours?

Definitely not! Unlike aerosol sprays, Sure Glide® is completely odourless and non-toxic! There are no lingering nasty smells so you can use your treadmill straight away after applying it.

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