Build Materials Tag

The most common cause of bearing failure in an industrial plant is improper lubrication. Which is why a multipoint lubrication system is recommended, particularly for large operations such as those typical in the building material manufacturing sector, says lubrication expert Mandar Shivalkar.

Processes in building material manufacturing often involve high temperatures and critical stresses. Cement, tile and brick production processes require hammer mills to crush the aggregate material into smaller pieces and then vibrating screens to classify these crushed particles by size.

The Australian cattle dog has become iconic in the Australian agricultural landscape because of their unique attributes. Energetic, hardworking, and intelligent, the dogs, bred originally from a combination of English drovers’ dogs and dingoes, are tough enough to work for hours in harsh Australian conditions.

Rotating Bearings tend to be the ‘star’ components of production machinery, with the importance of their role discussed often. However, industry expert John Tawadros points out that linear bearing guidance systems are just as essential, particularly in production environments where high dynamic loads and contamination can impact production efficiency.

Enabling safer practices was first and foremost on their mind when CBC Australia established their own house brand Marlin Industrial Products to supply industrial consumables, including cleaning chemicals and materials handling equipment, to building materials manufacturers.   With their significant technical knowledge in keeping equipment and machinery...

The building materials sector is incredibly diverse, with manufacturers producing a range of materials, from steel and concrete to timber and paper. However, as diverse as it is, CBC National Accounts Manager Wayne D’Souza says there are a number of common challenges that manufacturers face.   “Production...

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,...

A common issue facing the producers of building materials is that components in their plant machinery are often no longer supported by Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). This is why the elite engineering team of CBC Australia have an advantage over any other supplier of industrial...

When a piece of equipment fails, not only does it usually require costly repairs, but it also often shuts down production.   This can lead to flow-on costs that build up the longer it takes for the problem to be solved, and in a competitive manufacturing market...