This means more utilization of the ovens and equipment. In addition, temperatures and speeds of the oven chains have been increased over the years to produce more output faster. This puts more demand on the lubricants that lubricates the chains. One critical decision faced by maintenance is selecting the correct lubricant to apply onto the chains that promote safety in the workforce and proper lubrication 24/7. Most graphite lubricants are hazardous and require turning off the ovens to manually lubricate the chains. Whereas, high performance synthetic lubricants are environmentally friendly and allow the chain to be lubricated at all times without stopping production.