Tools & Maintenance Tag

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...

Raj Jadow, National Key Account Manager at Seal Innovations offers insights on preventing seal failures in slurry pumps. As a key provider of sealing solutions to heavy industries such as mining, mineral processing, oil and gas, Seal Innovations – part of Motion Asia Pacific’s businesses – has developed...

Impact of particle abrasion wear on equipment used in coal processing can be significant. For a coal mine in Queensland, the persistent abrasive forces meant the chutes in the dewatering centrifuge needed to be dismantled and re-coated internally every 12 to 15 weeks. A solution was...

CBC  National Product Manager for Lubricants, Steve Keown, and CBC National Account Manager for Mining, Michael Greelish, say the CRC industrial cleaning products align well with the general preference in the mining industry: Moving towards environmentally friendly and safe cleaning products. In its portfolio, CRC offered numerous solutions...

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,...

Having the right tools for the job is the secret to optimum drive maintenance, according to CBC National Product Manager for Mechanical Drive Systems Steve Hittmann. His recommendation is the Gates maintenance kit, which features the Gates EZ Align® laser alignment tool and the Gates...