Tools & Maintenance Tag

“Belt repair products are often perceived as being emergency fixes; something you use to extend the belt life until you work out a more permanent solution. That’s not the case with the Devcon® R-Flex™ belt repair compound,” says Graham Astbury, Technical Manager at ITW Polymers &...

Proper maintenance of mobile fleets on a mine site is as important as managing the fixed equipment to ensure maximum asset life for the mine. This is an area where, CBC, as a leading distributor of specialty cleaning products, draws on its longstanding relationship with...

While the score was only approximately 35mm wide and 10mm deep, the damage on the belt extended for 700 metres, and on a belt that was less than a month old, that cost more than $1 million dollars. As such, it remains the largest single...

Of the many benefits that thermal imaging cameras bring to industrial workplaces – such as their use in condition monitoring and preventative maintenance, the technology has lately received increased interest from businesses looking to monitor higher-than-usual body temperatures and increase safety of their employees. With Australian...

How many different lubricants are used at your plant? Does your lubricants store contain multiple versions of similar lubricants? Can oil drain and re-greasing intervals be further extended with product upgrades? These, and similar questions are addressed by the CBC Australia technical team when they conduct...

Prevention is the name of the game when it comes to maintenance of electrical equipment in water and wastewater treatment facilities, according to Steve Keown, CBC's National Product Manager for Lubricants. “Why risk spending thousands of dollars on repairs when you can prevent those damages?” says Keown. “When...

Operators at water and wastewater treatment facilities can cross much of the tedious lubrication work off their maintenance checklists when the plants implement automatic, multipoint lubrication systems. “Maintaining a large water or wastewater treatment plant is time consuming, and at times hazardous,” says Steve Keown, CBC's National...

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.