Tools & Maintenance Tag

In response to historical issues surrounding inventory management and stock control, SpecFast has developed a tailored three-stage monitoring system, which has been successfully implemented on an Australian manufacturing site. Incorporating a secure storage facility, load sensor features, and ProLocker component vending machines, the overall portfolio has...

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...

For the last 34 years, family-owned business Gulf Western Oil has been developing the best in tractor lubrication to the Australian agriculture market. Their AGRITRANS Universal Tractor Transmission and Fluid (UTTF) gets the OEM tick of approval, having been rigorously tested for quality on applications...

With many years of experience under his belt, John Knight at Alemlube has reliable insight into the importance of adequate lubrication. He explains that high coverage and reduced downtime spend on maintenance are key factors to consider when choosing suitable products. “Over 50 per cent of...

While Australia’s cement industry is relatively small, Rotary Kiln Services has found a market across the broader Asia Pacific region and in adjacent sectors such as mineral processing, pulp and paper, and steel manufacturing. “We can supply parts, survey, and undertake mechanical and structural repairs when...

How can a site or reliability manager ensure belts are achieving their life expectancy and that drives are working at optimal efficiency? According to Steve Hittmann, who is the National Product Manager for Mechanical Drive Systems at CBC, the Gates® Design Flex™ Pro™ free software tool...

The Timken® Spherical Roller Bearing Solid-Block Housed Units are solid-blocks of steel that have been designed to eliminate the risk of bearing contamination. “These units are completely sealed off and come pre-assembled – unlike standard bearings which are supplied in separate components, the bearing, housing and...

When a secure connection is required between two rotating mating parts transmitting torque a keyway is often machined into both shafts and a parallel or straight key is used to secure the connection. Rexnord backed by more than 40 years of application expertise has within its...

As a family business that is 100% Australian owned and operated, Wayne points out that U-Haul Australia is serious about delivering on its promise to “make local and one way hire a better experience for all Australians.” Part of this is led by innovation, which includes...

As an effort to curb electricity consumption in heavy industries like mining, more and more mines are implementing high-efficiency motors in their processes. CBC’s Mining National Accounts Manager Michael Greelish discusses why products like TECO’s MAXe3 and TECO MAXe3 Premium high-efficiency motors make business sense for...