Food and Beverage Tag

Brand new to the Australian market, and now serving exclusively at BSC: Timken food-grade bearings that can take the heat in the kitchen. “The food processing sector is a wealth of bearing solutions opportunities, particularly on high-heat conveying applications like industrial ovens and fryers," says bearings expert Tony Tormey. “Timken is now offering bearing products suitable for fryers, cookers, freezers, process conveyors,...

In this article, BSC National Engineering Manager Anthony O’Keefe, and Key Account Executive Duncan McKellar describe some of the issues facing the industry and how BSC is well-positioned to provide engineering services and solutions, in addition to supplying a wide range of products. They discuss how BSC assisted a large food manufacturer to upskill their maintenance...

The Mountain Fresh Fruit Juices production facility is nestled amongst the green pastoral hills of Mount Compass, renowned for its ideal farming conditions, rich and fertile soil, and fresh produce. Visitors to the area can expect to find bounties of blueberries, strawberries, cheese, venison, pheasants, and...

As Suprima Bakeries looked to streamline their frequent audits, the CRC Greenlight program, introduced by BSC Key Account Executive John Perri sounded like the perfect package for the frozen dough producer. The plant already used CRC lubricants such as the CRC Food Grade Silicone spray, the CRC Food...

It’s easy to detect a loosely fitted seal. Because it leaks. But how about overtightened seals? Raj Jadow, National Key Account Executive at Seal Innovations says good seal performance begins by correct seal installation. “What most people tend to neglect is that overtightening a seal can be as...

The Inox MX3 lubricant and its food-grade sister Inox MX3FG are popular among both industrial and domestic consumers, used for a variety of maintenance tasks. Australian company Candan Industries introduced Inox MX3 in 1989 as an anti-corrosion and anti-moisture lubricant. The food-grade version followed in 2008,...

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...

BSC branches across Australia and New Zealand are best known for providing the widest range of industrial parts and components, from bearings to power transmission products and more. But, as BSC State Sales Manager Leon Stefanec clarifies, beyond being a supplier BSC is also actively involved in providing engineering and manufacturing services to...

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...

With food manufacturers and processors under increased scrutiny to monitor food safety, the CRC GREENLIGHT programme is very smart and simple to use solution for access to safe industrial lubricants. For a cannery on the outskirts of Adelaide, the CRC GREENLIGHT programme has made compliance and auditing simple to manage,...