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Harvester bearings are specifically designed to weather the conditions encountered in Australian farming —high temperatures, rain, humidity, dust, soil, crop residues, and fertilisers—are equal concerns for harvesting equipment. A well-balanced consideration of all these factors by design, the NTN Black Bearing range of ball bearings are produced by NTN corporation and supplied nationally by CBC. To read the full article, please click here. ...

When it comes to farming Australian soil, equipment is predominantly produced by local manufacturers who understand local conditions. And in many cases, they choose NTN agricultural bearings because of their ability to withstand the rigours of applications such as tilling and ploughing. “NTN provides bearings for all kinds...

We have all heard of big data, but how about big baking? The Australian bread making industry is as robust as its grain production. Unlike a local bakery, large scale baking operations require much larger ovens and mixmasters that spin for extended periods to make bread dough. These machines present interesting challenges for CBC to address, according to Juha Chandran. With an engineering background of...

The joint venture between Japanese bearing manufacturer NTN Corporation and bearing supply and service business CBC Australia, has brought unique benefits to Australian industrial businesses – one of which is having a direct line of communication to the Japanese engineering teams. An example of this can be...

When CBC Regional Mining Manager, Sam Wilkinson, received a query from a copper mining customer in Northern Queensland about a bearing failure analysis on one of their flotation blowers, he moved quickly to draw up a proposal that included an NTN bearings solution. “The fans move...

The 50/50 joint venture between NTN Corporation and CBC Australia is celebrating 50 years in 2021. Fabio Rebecchi, Product Manager for NTN bearings at CBC, discusses increases in demand for iron ore and other key minerals and how that has affected the priorities of manufacturers. “With the...

“Prevention is better than cure, when it comes to header bearings,” says Shaun Thorneycroft, Director of Precise Header & Ag Repairs. He has been in the header repair business for more than 18 years, before starting a joint business venture with his wife in 2017,...

Like the namesake, Simplicity Australia’s equipment is designed to simplify agricultural practice. And they do – dubbed ‘Australia’s Favourite Air Seeder’ – the native manufacturer is a well-recognised leader in its field, offering the largest range of air seeders in Australia and employing over 80 people. Simplicity Australia’s name also reflects its humble beginnings. The first Simplicity air seeder being built in a backyard shed in the small town of Jandowae, Queensland in the late 1970’s, using a simple auger-type metering system....

B&D Engineering started as a three-employee company in 1993. Today, it’s a successful fitting and machining company based in Griffith, New South Wales, hiring 13 full-time employees.  With services provided to a wide range of industries, from wineries to cotton gins, feedlots, poultry and primary...

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,...