Sunday, 30 December 2018 16:09

Lube Tip 12: These additives don’t exist - Part 3

Part 3 of 4 VARNISH AND SLUDGE PACIFIER Varnish and sludge are produced via many oil degradation pathways. Once they get infused into the oil and deposit on machine surfaces, there is no easy solution to eradicate their presence short of an oil change and flush. Additives may help slow the formation of varnish and sludge precursors, but they will…
Sunday, 30 December 2018 15:48

WearCheck India team earns 17025 certification

WearCheck’s branch in Chennai, India, recently underwent a stringent annual inspection for their ISO 17025 recertification assessment and passed - with flying colours. An on-site evaluation was conducted by an external quality consultant, who spent two full days checking everything from record maintenance to test capabilities and everything in between. According to the ISO website, ‘ISO/IEC 17025:2005 specifies the general…
Sunday, 30 December 2018 15:44

Engine attention

Diagnostician Quinton Verster was invited by Cummins to present the benefits of condition monitoring to a group of matric pupils as part of their recent work experience programme. Specialist engine manufacturers Cummins have been customers of WearCheck for many years. Keeping the engines running smoothly with only planned maintenance and no surprise component failures is a crucial element of Cummins’…
Friday, 21 December 2018 19:42

Monitor 78 hits the streets

Limits vs. Trends – this topic is discussed in detail by our diagnostic manager John Evans in the latest issue of WearCheck’s Monitor newsletter. You will also find news of the customer survey lucky draw winner, and stories on WearCheck’s lab opening times over the festive season, 2019 training course dates and information, insights and pics from all the latest…
Friday, 21 December 2018 19:38

Christmas Cheer

For many years, WearCheck has supported the children of St Vincent’s orphanage in Mariannhill with a range of different CSI projects, and this year was no different. The children were given a delicious snack pack each, and various items were donated, including much-needed school shoes. Money for the project was donated by WearCheck staff members, and the company matched what…
Friday, 21 December 2018 19:34

Lube Tip 12: These additives don’t exist - Part 2

Part 2 of 4 WRONG-OIL FORGIVER Lubricants and their additives do not automatically adjust to the environs and needs of the machines within which they are placed. There are thousands of different lubricant formulations on the market for a reason. They are not alike, and they don’t perform alike and, hence, users will not receive like results. Precision lubrication is…
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