Bearing Tag

A key facet of all buildings and architectural structures is sheet glass. The “float glass” continuous production process presents some challenging application demands for bearings and related components.   Whilst the glass production machinery manufacturers design and select components such as bearings to match the operating requirements,...

While wheel loaders and excavators are traditionally associated with mining and civil construction industries, such mobile equipment is a central component of any high capacity recycling plant. Given the often harsh and variable conditions of recycling facilities, equipment in the resource recovery space has a unique...

Shredding and removing deleterious materials can place extensive pressure on the machine itself, meaning the right componentry is needed to support the task. Fortunately, innovations in productivity have continued to offer the recycling sector higher throughputs at a lower operating cost. For shredding applications, a high performance...

Australia produces about 35 million tonnes of raw sugar every year, with 80 per cent of it exported. Sugar cane farms run from the north of New South Wales through to northern Queensland, mainly on the east coast. Sugar cane came to Australia via South Africa...

Australia’s dairy industry is one of the country’s shining export lights. This is because it’s a trusted food source for many countries around the world, which is due to many reasons, one being the stringent standards under which local dairy products are processed and manufactured. Conveyors...

Bucket wheel reclaimers play an integral role in the iron ore sector. They are also vulnerable to contamination from dust and other particulates that cause problems to their functionality. As CBC engineer, Harrison Hart, explains, if a bucket wheel reclaimer fails and causes downtime, this can...