Quarrying Tag

Various environmental factors on outdoor sites can affect the process of power transmission, including extreme temperature ranges, coarse dust particles, and strong vibrational impact. Most of the time, these obstacles are inevitable, so ensuring efficient maintenance and change-over producers is crucial to minimising costly downtime. According...

Meeting efficiency targets while minimising downtime is a core priority in Australia’s aluminium sector, which is the largest producer of bauxite in the world. On a smelting plant in Victoria, CBC has been working to supply durable componentry for long wear-life on processing machinery. “CBC carried...

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...

Sheree Munnik, Motion Australia’s Key Account Executive for Mining in Perth, says that high-quality components that are resistant to harsh mining environments are crucial for reliability and cost savings. Working recently with a local gearbox repair business, she recommended Schaeffler’s FAG T41D spherical roller bearings...

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...

As their national servicing network expands, Motion Australia aims to provide a closed loop offering across seals, fluid power, hydraulics, drive solutions, bearings and couplings. This full spectrum expertise reduces the number of external vendors needed to attend issues on-site, and is supported by practical...

Drawing on years of expertise in intelligent electrical-mechanical design, TECO has developed the 510 Low-Voltage Variable Speed Drives specifically to accommodate the needs of heavy industrial applications. Each 510 series model variation (F, A, E, and L) has its own unique capabilities to suit the requirements...

According to Shell’s industry research, lubricants account for only around 1-2% of total maintenance costs. Yet if chosen correctly, many operators do not realise that choosing the right lubricant product for a piece of equipment can save up to 30% on total operating costs. Further research...

“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...