CASE STUDIES

Bearings are one of the most commonly used machine parts in any industry. A sound knowledge of best practices in installing and maintaining bearings is therefore essential for those in charge of machinery maintenance to avoid unexpected downtimes. As a global bearing manufacturer, NSK offers accredited...

When BSC’s Bundaberg branch in Queensland noticed that their client, a major gold mine, was being forced to replace the drive belts on their conveyor system sooner than the scheduled downtime, they proposed upgrading the drive belts to the raw-edge Carlisle® Power-Wedge® Cog-Belt®, with significant...

Baler chain failures can be very frustrating when they happen in the middle of the busy harvesting season, particularly at night. As Troy Markland, Product Manager at BSC explains, the broken chain often needs to be replaced right there in the field to continue the...

Autumn rainfalls of above average in most of Victoria and New South Wales this year mean busy times ahead for Shaun Thorneycroft, whose business, Precise Header & Ag Repairs, helps more than 70 growers in north-west Victoria with their header services each year. With over 17...

As an agricultural service contractor, Daryl Phillips, the owner of Nendy Enterprises, spends the harvesting season conducting harvesting and windrowing projects near Albury and in the Riverina region of New South Wales, occasionally taking up projects as far as Geelong in Victoria. No matter where the...

Down in the Southern Riverina region of New South Wales, it is nearly ‘go time’ for harvesting most crops, which for the most part consist of cereals, legumes, oilseeds, hay and a growing cotton industry. The team at Marshall Ag Repairs, an agricultural machinery and parts...

For Rob Pickles, who owns an agricultural contracting business in north central Victoria, every job is different from the other. Depending on the season and the type of crop being harvested, he needs to make sure his harvesting and baling machinery can work efficiently through...

As farmers and agricultural equipment repairers gear up for the spring harvest season, Steve Keown, BSC’s National Product Manager for Lubricants and Lubrication Equipment says keeping some tips in mind can help achieve better equipment and lubricant efficiencies. “Choosing the right type of lubricant is the...

Frequent bearing failures on a mine site’s conveyor system pulleys prompted specialists from BSC and NSK to carry out joint investigations to discover the cause. The Australian mine had been replacing the bearings every year, with replacements causing unexpected delays in the mine’s operations.