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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...

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,...

“Hydraulic hose fittings, adaptors and accessories are really important for mining equipment,” according to Motion Australia’s Hydraulic Hose and Fittings Category Manager, Aaron Bryer. “The hose is the critical transfer item on pumps to extract a particular fluid or medium from a charged area. Hydraulic...

Grain producers contend with unique challenges on their belted applications due to the high speeds of their operations. “The most common issues I encounter with belts are tensioning and alignment,” says John Perri, CBC Key Account Manager for New South Wales. “Often times the belts are...

In preparation for the annual cotton harvest during the summer months, CBC Technical Representative for Power Transmission Mick Locke regularly visits cotton gins to ensure their ginning equipment is adequately serviced for processing the fibre. With more than 22 years of experience behind him, Mick...

Belts are the most cost-effective and reliable means of power transmission in an industrial application. However, drive problems can occur if belts are not installed or maintained correctly, with one of the most common sources of these being misalignment. Which is why Gates® – who is recognised as a global leader in belts and power transmission technology – created the...

Prior to the Gates® revolutionary BIRD™ (Belt Installation + Rotation Device), no product existed to address the risks associated with drive inspection and installation. “The occupational health and safety implications of this technology is significant,” explains Steve Hittmann. “Rather than manually rotating the belt, the BIRD™ does the work for...