Manufacturing Tag

The original duct tape was developed during World War II to seal ammunition cases and were presumably given the name for the original “duck tape” material used in their production. Tape pioneer 3M™ was the first to use duct tapes as a solution for its namesake:...

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...

A few hours West of the Brisbane Central Business District, Thomas Manufacturing stands fortified in the industrial manufacturing hub of Dalby, positioned strategically on the cusp of agricultural, mining and oil and gas industries. West of Brisbane is Lockyer Valley, which is prime agricultural land...

Machining new seals is not as simple as cutting a new set of keys – though sometimes it can be as quick. Not only are the CNC machines used for seal cutting a lot more complex, designing the perfect seal profile and choosing the right...

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...

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...

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...

When a major truck manufacturer sought to increase engagement with CBC as their supply partner, CBC undertook the job of managing the company’s inventory of LOCTITE adhesive products across their Australia-wide truck dealership network. Additionally, CBC works closely with Henkel Australia to conduct LOCTITE training programmes for the truck manufacturer’s staff....

When it comes to ensuring safety on food and beverage plants, CBC Food and Beverage Business Development Specialist Matthew Byrnes recommends pre-emptive site inspections. As an industry expert who regularly inspects food, beverage and pharmaceutical production plants, he is familiar first-hand with the risks of neglecting hose assemblies. In one such site...