Agriculture Tag

“On a typical thread locking assembly, there is only about 15% metal to metal contact allowed,” says Michael Rowe, CBC Product Manager for Adhesives and Sealants. “That leaves about 85% of the area that needs to be sealed where fluid products can leak past. The idea behind the cord is that by creating a staggered seal system for the join, so that any...

When it comes to farming Australian soil, equipment is predominantly produced by local manufacturers who understand local conditions. And in many cases, they choose NTN agricultural bearings because of their ability to withstand the rigours of applications such as tilling and ploughing. “NTN provides bearings for all kinds...

BSC’s Luke Gee, highlights the importance of excellent fluid transfer systems for the production and processing of wine. “The bottling process is the defining moment for a grape harvest that will determine the quality of the wine out of the bottle,” says Luke. “Tony Cudmore...

The ROCOL brand’s range of food grade lubricants have been making waves with major food chains in recent years. According to Steve Keown, “ROCOL’s slightly higher price point is more than compensated for by the quality of their products.” “Without reliable, certifiable lubrication products, it is certain that manufacturers will...

CBC works to supply winemakers with integrated wine filtration systems that optimise the flavour and stabilise the texture of every bottle. One of the ways they achieve this, is by partnering with world leading innovators in wine filtration like 3M, according to CBC Product Manager for Filtration...

After the harvests are hauled in from the vineyards, the stalks and stems are separated from the grapes on a conveyor system and transferred onto an elevator, so that the wine ingredients go on way and the unwanted bits are carried away as organic waste, explains CBC’s Michael Williams. Central to the CBC Para Hills location in Adelaide, Michael...

CBC’s Troy Markland often defers to the Rexnord product range when supplying Power Transmission solutions to customers in the food-processing segment. “Even with my 40 years of experience in Power Transmission, I still consult frequently with the product experts from Rexnord when I am looking to design a more effective conveying application for a client,” he says. When it comes to designing an effective general conveying application where there will be...

Troy Markland knows power transmission like the back of his hand. He has been in the industry for almost 40 years and has managed Fenner’s range of power transmission products since CBC became a supplier for them in 2011. According to Troy, Fenner’s range is unmatched...

As the agricultural sector is poised for another bumper harvest season, Grant Gray encourages those working in the paddock to plate industries to have a conversation with their local CBC or BSC branch about upcoming equipment requirements. “Preparation is so important, particularly in light of the...