Belts Tag

Rosynes Hernandez, Product Manager – Power Transmission for Gates® says that there is a lot of exciting innovation coming out of the United States and Europe with relevance for the Australian market. “Gates® and CBC frequently work together to do joint site calls to assess drive designs,” Rosynes says. “We have reps in every state in Australia and...

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...

Queensland-based Bassett Barks, produce potting mix for plants from composted bark that provide healthy soil nutrients for growing operations. About a year ago, Workshop Supervisor Clem O’Mara discovered CBC as a supplier and immediately saw them as a fit for Bassett Barks’ operational requirements. “We have wheel loaders, excavators, mobile screening equipment, trommels...

The belt is arguably the most understated worker of the mining industry, according to CBC’s Steve Hittmann. The Gates® PowerGrip™ GT4™ is the latest in materials science for belt design. “The belt is made from ethylene-propylene elastomer rubber (EPR) which is resistant to heat, oxidation, weather, brake fluids, oils and...

Since its inception in 1981, City Circle Group (CCG) has built a reputation in providing demolition, decommissioning, remediation, excavation, and recycling services in Australia. Over time, the business group has grown to offer a diverse range of expert services tailored to each project. Until the mid-1990’s, concrete...

With his experience as Power Transmission Engineer with CBC Australia, Tony Voiklis had always thought raw edge, or cogged v-belts were not ideal for applications in harsh environments. That perception changed when he learned about the superior performance of the Carlisle® Power-Wedge® Cog-Belt® by Timken. “Our experience with other brands of raw...

In an aluminium smelting plant in Australia, air-borne dust was causing repeated failure of drive belts in vacuum pumps. By upgrading the drive belts from raw-edge v-belts to Gates® Predator® belts, the smelter was able to minimise belt slippage, prevent pulley wear and reduce overhung belt on...

Having the right tools for the job is the secret to optimum drive maintenance, according to CBC National Product Manager for Mechanical Drive Systems Steve Hittmann. His recommendation is the Gates maintenance kit, which features the Gates EZ Align® laser alignment tool and the Gates...

Visiting a client in the Pilbara can be an arduous process. Besides the transportation time to fly in and get out to site, working in the mines is a hot and dusty business. But Sinisa Petkovic doesn’t mind the experience, because he gets great satisfaction...

McLennan Earthmoving in South Grafton of New South Wales is a key supplier of quarry products, including granite aggregates and industrial sands, to major civil and infrastructure projects in the region. With a large fleet of trucks and earthmoving equipment, the family owned business also...