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BSC’s Product Manager for Industrial Bearings, Tony Tormey says BSC has seen a jumpstart in innovation from suppliers and manufacturers behind the bearings and bearing components that go into the equipment on mine sites. “I think we have had a lot of success in accommodating recent challenges,” says Tony. “And part of our success can be attributed...

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,...

When it comes to protecting bearings from contamination and water washdowns on mine sites, sealed spherical roller bearings provides an additional barrier for protecting bearings, as Tony Tormey,  BSC’s Product Manager for Industrial Bearings explains. The  Schaeffler Group has been pioneering the roller bearing industry, with the Schaeffler...

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...

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...

Frequent bearing failures on a mine site’s conveyor system pulleys prompted specialists from BSC and NSK to carry out joint investigations to discover the cause. The Australian mine had been replacing the bearings every year, with replacements causing unexpected delays in the mine’s operations.

Bearing failures are always an unwanted hassle for industrial plants, particularly so if they lead to shutting down a critical operation. Tony Tormey, BSC’s Product Manager for Industrial Bearings, says water and dust ingress is a major cause for bearing failures in industrial settings. As a...

Bearings in the recycling industry are subject to varying levels of temperature and moisture. While conventional bearings use grease or oil to keep the rotating elements running smoothly, solid lubricant bearings, such as the NSK Molded-OilTMbearings, use solid lubricants that do not require any re-lubrication. NSK’s...

The water industry is one of the largest industrial users of energy. The UN estimates that 0.62-0.87 KWh/m3 is required for wastewater treatment1 and it is estimated that electricity costs account for around 40% of all operational costs in wastewater treatment plants2. Moreover, US Electric Power...