Seal Tag

Around 80 per cent of hydraulic system, gear and bearing failures can be attributed to unchecked contamination and moisture. Tiny particles, as small as 2mm in diameter, can cause catastrophic corrosion inside the fluid chambers of industrial equipment, which is why desiccant breathers prove superior...

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...

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...

BSC Bundaberg Branch Manager Dale Jackson recalls how failing to order gland packings for a scheduled gearbox replacement almost caused a major downtime for a large gold mine. Luckily for the mine, BSC partner Seal Innovations was able to cut the gland packing and deliver...

As BSC engineers studied the root cause of frequent bearing failures for a building waste recycling company, they discovered the problem was a result of silica-rich dust penetrating the bearings. The issue was resolved by designing custom housings, equipped with Alemlube’s automatic lubrication systems (ALS) to keep the...

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...

Down in the Southern Riverina region of New South Wales, it is nearly ‘go time’ for harvesting most crops, which for the most part consist of cereals, legumes, oilseeds, hay and a growing cotton industry. The team at Marshall Ag Repairs, an agricultural machinery and parts...

When two metal flanges meet, imperfections in the metal to metal contact allows liquids to leak. These imperfections can be caused by a number of factors, including temperature causing expansion and contraction or vibration and constant movement of components.