Adhesives & Sealants Tag

Epoxy compounds are usually made up of two materials that combine, creating a chemical reaction that cures and then hardens onto a surface. This offers wear-resistance to the industrial equipment, ensuring full product lifecycle and investment value. Epoxies are available in many variations, catering to...

Identifying the best epoxy grout for the installation of heavy rotating equipment is critical, and can drastically impact the wear life of quarrying machinery. Grouting is responsible for maintaining precision alignment, dampening vibrations, and protecting the foundation of the entire system. “Ensuring a robust foundation and...

“Component and part failures are sometimes inevitable, but making sure you are prepared by utilising preventative measures, such as applying protective coatings, can drastically extend replacement intervals and avoid unplanned shutdowns,” says Michael Rowe, Category Manager for Lubricants, Adhesives and Chemical at Motion Australia. Henkel’s LOCTITE®...

SpecFast’s comprehensive portfolio of fastening technologies are being applied within the tight parameters of food safe designs, such as mobile and on-site cool room manufacturing. As a Motion Australia business, they are driven by a dedication to full service offering including auditing, engineering support and...

Epirez® Chockfast® Red and Chockfast® Orange compounds from ITW  Polymers and Fluids have been meeting the engineers’ needs for equality epoxy grouting compounds for years. BSC Product Manager for Adhesives and Sealants Michael Rowe and ITW  Polymers and Fluids Business Development Manager Rick Williamson discuss the reasoning behind the products’ success, recounting examples...

The LOCTITE red bottles have become synonymous with agricultural equipment assembly and maintenance since Vernon Krieble’s invention of the liquid threadlockers in the early 1950s. According to Michael Rowe, BSC Product Manager for Adhesives & Sealants, using threadlockers to safeguard threaded assemblies helps provide peace of mind for farm equipment users as they work in the field. But...

The Costa tagline is a promise: well grown. It’s a simple, down to earth statement that’s completely fitting of the leading Australian fresh produce grower. It’s also apt when describing the relationship that’s been cultivated between the BSC Campbellfield branch and Costa’s mushroom farm in Mernda, located on the outskirts of Melbourne.

Rust protection is an important concern when it comes to storing or shipping metal parts and equipment. As Steve Keown, BSC's National Product Manager for Lubricants points out, not all manufacturers assume that the metal equipment or spare parts they have supplied is going to be stored...