Belt Tag

For the processing of materials such as ceramic, industrial parts benefit from high pressure and temperature tolerance. A constant heating and cooling process can put considerable strain on components like V-belts, leading to stretch and the need for constant re-tensioning. According to Paul McIntyre, Business Development...

Various environmental factors on outdoor sites can affect the process of power transmission, including extreme temperature ranges, coarse dust particles, and strong vibrational impact. Most of the time, these obstacles are inevitable, so ensuring efficient maintenance and change-over producers is crucial to minimising costly downtime. According...

The collaborative relationship between component manufacturer and supplier is crucial when it comes to offering full-spectrum service to customers. This is exemplified by CBC’s recent implementation of the Gates Super HC cross-section V-belts to a copper mine in Townsville. “When Gates and CBC are both involved...

Remote monitoring and automated performance data feeds are becoming crucial tools for the mining and quarrying sectors. The Gates® Design Power™ digital portfolio allows CBC to conduct overview and analysis of belt-drive systems for customer sites, accurately calculating dimensions, tension, transmission capacity, energy and cost...

Water usage is a major financial and environmental cost in food processing sectors, due to the rigorous cleaning procedures required to maintain hygiene standards. Gates, a Diamond supply partner with Motion Australia, is now offering the POSICLEAN™ thermoplastic polyurethane belt line as a long-wearing alternative,...

Since its establishment in 1975, Morgan Engineering has situated itself at the forefront of specialised computer aided design and drafting (CADD), line boring, large capacity computer numerical controlled (CNC) machining, on-site machining and heavy fabrication. They are now one of the most established and sought-after...

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...

How can a site or reliability manager ensure belts are achieving their life expectancy and that drives are working at optimal efficiency? According to Steve Hittmann, who is the National Product Manager for Mechanical Drive Systems at CBC, the Gates® Design Flex™ Pro™ free software tool...

Adjusting tension in a drive belt can be a lot like tuning strings on a guitar. That is given the right tools are at hand to provide correct tension readings on the belt, and accurate calculations to determine the tensioning parameters. As Gates Australia Business Development...

From the delights of Tim Tam Slams to having the vintage Arnott’s cookie tins in their house, every Australian has fond memories of growing up with Arnott’s biscuits. Keeping the biscuits rolling out the factory, however is a different story. To keep the production line smoothly...