Steve Hittmann Tag

Steve Hittmann, Motion Australia’s Category Manager for Industrial Drive Systems, has witnessed the advantages of investing in the right equipment first-hand on many industrial sites. When it comes to electric motors used to power conveyors, pumps, heating and ventilation, a mismatch in product and application...

Rotating grinding mills are an increasingly popular solution for efficient material breakdown on quarrying sites. Inside these large, mounted drums are several steel balls, which impact the raw material, turning it into slurry. Eddie Lawrence, Regional Hub Manager at WebsterBSC, recently worked alongside a long-standing...

Many irrigation pumps are diesel powered,” says Steve Hittmann, BSC’s National Product Manager for Power Transmission and Mechanical Drive Systems. “So, the drive shaft design needs to account for a certain amount of torque, shock and particularly the differences in harmonics for long periods of...

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...

As BSC’s National Product Manager for Mechanical Drive Systems and Belt Drives, Steve Hittmann asserts that reducing the cost of belt replacements and the risk of downtime during a harvest are two key considerations in his line of work. For the most demanding applications, he recommends the Super Ag-Drive®️ Belt by Timken, one of BSC’s premium partners. To read the full article,...

Grid couplings must withstand heavy shock loads and vibrations on a mining application. Even the most robust equipment can be affected without the proper amount of flexibility, which is why Steve Hittmann recommends the Falk Steelflex T-design range. The technology was originally used in the production of...

When BSC’s Bundaberg branch in Queensland noticed that their client, a major gold mine, was being forced to replace the drive belts on their conveyor system sooner than the scheduled downtime, they proposed upgrading the drive belts to the raw-edge Carlisle® Power-Wedge® Cog-Belt®, with significant...

Autumn rainfalls of above average in most of Victoria and New South Wales this year mean busy times ahead for Shaun Thorneycroft, whose business, Precise Header & Ag Repairs, helps more than 70 growers in north-west Victoria with their header services each year. With over 17...