Bearing Tag

When it comes to protecting bearings from contamination and water washdowns on mine sites, sealed spherical roller bearings provides an additional barrier for protecting bearings, as Tony Tormey,  BSC’s Product Manager for Industrial Bearings explains. The  Schaeffler Group has been pioneering the roller bearing industry, with the Schaeffler...

For Jim Lynch, the owner of Jim Lynch Steel Fabrication based in Dunoon, New South Wales, NSK has spelled quality over his years of providing steel fabrication services to local industries. He frequently uses the NSK 6007C3 single-housed deep groove ball bearings, which he says perform much...

With Bundaberg’s macadamia industry booming, Ben Steinhardt’s business, B Fabricated, has been busy building macadamia harvesters for local macadamia farmers. B Fabricated manufactures not just nut harvesters, but all types of agricultural processing equipment, from conveyors to bucket elevators and batch weighing machines. The company also undertakes ad-hoc fabrication and repair services for customers. As...

With over a hundred years’ history in brickmaking, Austral Bricks offers a wide range of creative designs for not just bricks, but also precast pavements, stonework and more. Robert Prasloski, Maintenance Manager for Austral Bricks’ Golden Grove plant talks about what goes into making top quality bricks, including how he maintains...

When BSC Technical Sales Representative David Harwood realised that a sand washing plant was replacing bearings in their main conveyor weekly, he resorted to help. The solution he proposed was using Timken’s spherical roller bearing solid block housed units to resist high abrasions from coarse sand. The result was better...

Maintaining full control over ventilation and humidity was critical to Costa, a leading mushroom grower and packer. So they engaged BSC engineers to conduct routine vibration testing at their facility in South Australia. Luckily, the regular inspections helped discover critical reliability issue with some fan bearings, helping the BSC engineering...

When BSC Sales Specialist Jamie Stonehouse found that his customers, a major Melbourne-based food manufacturer, was exposing their jar filling machine to water washdowns to get rid of the machine’s stickiness, he became concerned about the machine’s bearings. Heavy washdown was causing the bearings to fail more frequently than they...