Quarry Tag

The  Titan range of lifting and rigging products have proven their performance for Nyrstar, one of the world’s largest zinc smelters. The Nyrstar plant in Hobart Tasmania relies on Titan’s lifting chain slings, chains blocks, shackles and plate clamps for rigging purposes, including shafts, pumps, steel-work...

When it comes to handling high pressure and variable temperatures, the INOX MX8 grease from BSC’s premium partner Candan Industries is an industry leader. Featuring a versatile lithium complex thickener, using INOX MX8 can help consolidate the lubricant inventory, providing excellent resistance to temperature and pressure extremes. Candan Industries Managing...

Misaligned pulleys and incorrect belt tensioning are some of the most common causes of belt failures in belt drive systems. Derek Hill, National Sales Manager - Industrial at Gates, says these failures can be prevented by using correct tools for belt installation and tensioning. Moreover, considering...

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...

In recent years, ABB’s Dodge Motorised Torque Arm II drives, better known as the MTAII, have become one the most popular direct shaft mount gearboxes on the market. This, as BSC’s Head of Product Management and Global SourcingLee Quigley explains, is thanks to features such as...

Road and infrastructure projects are poised to play a key role in Australia’s economic recovery post-COVID. The 2020-21 Federal Budget features significant funding for the infrastructure industry, with $7.5 billion investment in transport infrastructure around the country envisioned in the Budget. The increased demand for high-quality...

Crushers are the backbone of any quarry operation, so it’s imperative that they are always operating rain hail or shine. “A blocked or jammed crusher puts the drive system under immense strain, which can cause v-belts to slip and squeal until the blockage is cleared. Belt...

Bearings are one of the most commonly used machine parts in any industry. A sound knowledge of best practices in installing and maintaining bearings is therefore essential for those in charge of machinery maintenance to avoid unexpected downtimes. As a global bearing manufacturer, NSK offers accredited...