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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...

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,...

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...

Developing an effective emergency spill response plan is an essential Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) requirement for mine site operators, particularly those who are handling mobile equipment, according to Steve Keown. “Whether its fuel, lubricants, or coolant, mobile equipment has the potential to spring a leak while out in the field, and an incidental chemical spill that occurs while working remotely can pose a significant OHS risk if a...

As BSC’s National Product Manager for Lubricants, Degreasers and Solvents, it’s no surprise that Steve Keown knows his stuff when it comes to metal protection —He has been working with Aussie-owned and operated supplier INOX, CBC’s premium partner, for decades to keep Australian mining equipment rolling with a sparkle. But more recently, with organic products...

“The major pieces of equipment in a quarry or mining operation are rotator-based,” says BSC’s National Engineering Manager, Anthony O’Keefe. “Think of crushers, combiners, rollers, pumps – these and others are the fundamental pieces of equipment needed to get the job done.” The reliability of rotating components is paramount in ensuring facility...