Bearing Tag

Schaeffler Australia is a company that focusses on honing the design and technology for each line of products they supply. The drive to improve their products and having ownership over engineering decisions is what inspired the launch of X-life series, with the bearing series recently...

Like the namesake, Simplicity Australia’s equipment is designed to simplify agricultural practice. And they do – dubbed ‘Australia’s Favourite Air Seeder’ – the native manufacturer is a well-recognised leader in its field, offering the largest range of air seeders in Australia and employing over 80 people. Simplicity Australia’s name also reflects its humble beginnings. The first Simplicity air seeder being built in a backyard shed in the small town of Jandowae, Queensland in the late 1970’s, using a simple auger-type metering system....

Schaeffler’s FAG and INA large size bearings are available in Australia through CBC’s national supply network. Schaeffler Australia Engineering Manager Andreas Pieper elaborates how the partnership places Schaeffler in a unique position in terms of supply availability and responsiveness. From supply to inspection, repair and online and offline condition monitoring...

B&D Engineering started as a three-employee company in 1993. Today, it’s a successful fitting and machining company based in Griffith, New South Wales, hiring 13 full-time employees.  With services provided to a wide range of industries, from wineries to cotton gins, feedlots, poultry and primary...

For a major independent brewer in Adelaide, maintaining optimum amount of grease in bearings across their bottling line was the difference between frequent shutdowns and smooth rolling bottles. On the advice of CBC Major Accounts Executive Andrew Fant, the brewery switched to the NSK Molded-OilTM bearings for their...

Since 1949, Walsh & Ford has been servicing the bulk handling of grains for farmers in the Dalby region. Their grain augers and bulk bins have long been favoured by grain farmers, and the business has expanded into other areas including bulk handling of liquid,...

Adelaide-based Statewide Electric Motor Centre (SEMC) has been providing electric motor and pump services to a wide range of industries for nearly 40 years. Manager Monica Samra says good customer service has been a key to her business’ success. Working closely with the CBC Regency Park branch, the company purchases NTN sealed bearings...

Read about how the use of NTN “EA” long life bearings, recommended by CBC engineers, helped a major mining operation successfully extend service life in their fleet of walking draglines. The operators had already undertaken mechanical and operational improvements with some positive results, but bearing life was still...

Since CBC engineers first introduced Scorpion seals as an alternative to standard taconite seals, the seals’ design has undergone further improvements. CBC Australia Principal Advisor Gary Payne says the design improvements have made the seals even more suited to rugged conditions such as those in mine...