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According to Scott Johnstone, a key offering of CRAM’s is the O&K final drive system. “O&K – originally a German brand, and still manufactured in Germany, although now owned by Bonfiglioli – is a renowned name in final drive systems,” he says. “And CRAM has had the agency to sell O&K drives...

The Timken Belts Super II® V-Belt has earned its reputation as “the problem solver.” Previously known as Timken Carlisle, the belt is a particular favourite among drive systems experts like Motion Australia’s Category Manager, Steve Hittmann, due to their custom solution offering. To read the full...

Eddie Lawrence brings a rich understanding of heavy industry and engineering to his role as Webster BSC Sales Manager for Tasmania. Tasmania is home to several mid-scale zinc, tin, magnetite, and gold mining operations and the on-site processing plants where the raw materials are processed at. He discusses a recent solution developed for underground polymetallic based mine MMG located in Rosebery, Tasmania. To read the full article, please click...

Thermal comfort is not just a matter of temperature. There are a range of environmental and personal factors that determine a worker’s level of thermal comfort, according to BSC Product Manager David Malthouse, who is well-versed on the contributing factors to thermal comfort within an industrial workspace. To read the full article, please click here. ...

The stakes are high when there is a spill on a manufacturing site—which is why BSC expert Michael Rowe says it’s essential to have the right products in the right areas. “Each plant or facility will have different requirements depending on the chemicals that are handled...

According to BSC Product Manager Michael Rowe, the LOCTITE® MRO kit provides industrial businesses with an essential range of LOCTITE® products devised to prevent downtime, save time, improve safety, and reduce costs. “It’s not dissimilar to a tackle box in size but its rugged and lockable,...

Governments globally have been working on E3 frameworks to align economic, energy, and environmental goals with global manufacturers and supply chain. According to Motion Australia’s National Product Manager, Steve Keown, this is being achieved in several ways in the industrial solutions business through product planning, strategy, and design. To read the full article, please click here. ...

As BSC’s Michael Rowe explains, “Measuring the potential risk of an on-site injury occurring from a high-pressure hose is mainly a matter of measuring the frequency of their usage — which is high.” “To put it bluntly, a quick change in pressure behind a flexible hose application can be life-threatening,” cautions Michael. “If a pressurized hose experiences a sudden spike or release in pressure, the hose can whip or flail around in similarly unpredictable movements at...

“In places where there is a lot of heavy rock and stone products moving through a shoot there is potential for significant wear on the surface of the plates,” explains Michael Rowe, BSC Product Manager for Abrasives and Sealants. Extending the life of equipment and avoiding unnecessary downtime, is an ongoing...