The (Cartoon) History of Grease


This animated video was released by SKF (known then as SKF Norma) in the 1980s and depicts cavemen discovering different grease applications. While not entirely accurate (at least, we could find no evidence that ancient monkeys used banana peels to grease wheel axles), the animated shorts are still intriguing and entertaining.

Of course, between the time this video was released and today, lubrication has come a long way. Still, it is interesting to consider how similar our learning styles are — we still enjoy an entertaining video now just as much now as we did then.

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