Friday, 03 August 2018 14:36

WIN! WIN! WIN!

You talk…we listen! WearCheck’s annual customer survey closes 31 August. We truly value your feedback - your answers and suggestions are used to improve our service offering to ensure we are meeting our customers’ needs. This year the survey is very fast - it only takes two minutes to complete. All respondents will be entered into a lucky draw for…
Tuesday, 31 July 2018 10:15

We're hiring

WearCheck TCS Senior Laboratory TechnicianCape Town Main Job Functions: Responsible for the Laboratory operation, focusing on efficiencies, to achieve the Company’s strategic and operational objectives. Responsible for ensuring that the branch meets its goals and objectives in a timely manner.   Position Requirements: Minimum Education – Completed tertiary qualification in Analytical Chemistry, Chemical Technology or similar. 5 years of professional…
Monday, 30 July 2018 15:22

Vibration analysts pass with flying colours

Ongoing professional development and training has always been a priority at WearCheck, ensuring that staff stay up-to-date with constantly-evolving technology. Ten of the company’s reliability solutions technicians recently passed their CAT certification through the Mobius Institute, which is a worldwide provider of education in reliability improvement, condition monitoring and precision maintenance. Four technicians achieved CAT 111 certification, while six technicians…
Thursday, 26 July 2018 12:12

Seoul sisters and brothers

Members of the International WearCheck Group (IWCG) get together each year in a different member country to share ideas about the latest technological innovations, discuss new condition monitoring trends, learn about new laboratory practices and instruments and to keep the international WearCheck business network going.  Seoul - the beautiful capital city of South Korea – was the venue for this…
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 14:44

Welcome back, Ashley!

Diagnostician Ashley Mayer has re-joined the team of diagnosticians at WearCheck’s head office in Pinetown. Ashley, originally a Durbanite, holds a BSc in Mechanical Engineering, as well as a national certificate in Datametrics and has completed an Advanced Business Programme. His career kicked off in Durban as a mechanical engineer for Chempute, after which he joined the WearCheck team as…
Monday, 23 July 2018 16:24

Lube Tip 10: Oil Additives

From “The Practical Handbook of Machinery Lubrication – 4th Edition”: Increasing the percentage of a certain additive may improve one property of an oil, while at the same time degrade another. When the specified concentrations of additives become unbalanced, overall oil quality can be affected. Some additives compete with each other for the same space on a metal surface. If…
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