Lubrication Tag

By mid-2024, when the full waste export ban comes into effect, Australia must recycle around 645,000 additional tonnes of waste plastic, paper, glass and tyres each year. This means demand for recycling infrastructure will grow substantially. For Graham Badman, Managing Director of Brentwood Recycling Systems in...

The CRC Penetr8 is specially formulated to penetrate up to 10.5 cenimetres of rust within 60 seconds, beatings its closest competitor by over two centimetres. By loosening rust and corrosion, the formulation helps release jammed up nuts, bolts, couplings, fittings, hinges and frozen components. David Bailey,...

As a business priding itself on being a one-stop-shop for design, engineering and manufacturer of equipment for mining and civil construction industries, the design team at Wollongong-based Clarks Mining Services practice due diligence when it comes to the choice of industrial products going into their...

The need for efficient mine management has never been greater than in 2020. With several mining operations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, some mines have been forced to cut down on capital expenditure to overcome tighter cashflows. On the other hand, spikes in prices of...

Anti-seize lubricants are commonly used in the mining industry to treat corrosion and the subsequent seizure of metal connections in machine assemblies. But not all anti-seize products are made equal. This is why a hard rock mining operation in North Queensland consulted with the CBC...

With harvest season a busy time for farmers and harvesting contractors, lubrication expert Matthew Gee says the best time to service farming equipment is right before the season starts. Matthew, Key Account Manager with Viva Energy Australia, recommends reading the owner’s manual to understand the recommended...

Excessive corrosion and the subsequent seizure of metal connections is a common problem with assemblies in all industries, particularly so in high-moisture environments in the food industry. When nuts and bolts in the equipment seize up, it makes their disassembly and reassembly a challenge, resulting in unnecessary downtime during maintenance.

One question that operators and maintenance personnel in recycling plants often have to deal with is ‘how do you know which lubricant is the best fit for a given application?’ The answer is not always simple. While each piece of machinery usually comes with a maintenance...

How many different lubricants are used at your plant? Does your lubricants store contain multiple versions of similar lubricants? Can oil drain and re-greasing intervals be further extended with product upgrades? These, and similar questions are addressed by the CBC Australia technical team when they conduct...