Friday, 21 December 2018 19:31

Labs open over Christmas

Please note that WearCheck is dedicated to being available all year, therefore some of our laboratories will remain open during the festive season in order to process samples. Please note the operating days and times of your nearest laboratory. Pinetown laboratory 22nd December - 8am – 12pm 24th December - 8am – 12pm 25th December - Closed 26th December - Closed…
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 11:15

WearCheck now a level 2 BBBEE company

We are proud to announce that WearCheck was recently rated as a Level 2 BBBEE contributor, placing the company firmly on track as a robust participant in South Africa’s economic development. The BBBEE scorecard system provides a measure of an organisation’s commitment to transformation. Here, WearCheck sales developer Kay Meyrick proudly displays the company’s new Level 2 BBBEE certificate.
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 15:34

Lube Tip 12: These additives don't exist - Part 1

I’m afraid I have some bad news . . . and no, it’s not about the economy. It’s about what I often call “imaginary additives”. These are the additives that seem to exist in the minds of many lubrication practitioners but don’t exist in the physical world of lubrication reality. They seem to provide solace to those who pay the…
Wednesday, 28 November 2018 09:13

Condition-based monitoring of tap changers

The role played by on-load tap changers (OLTCs) in power generation is a critical one, which requires that they perform at their peak output during operation and unscheduled failure is avoided at all costs. Regular maintenance coupled with condition monitoring such as oil analysis is now recognised as essential to help avoid unplanned outages for OLTCs. One of the key…
Monday, 26 November 2018 14:21

WearCheck Welcomes New Faces

WearCheck welcomes new faces Accounting, Thabani…Thabani Dlamini is WearCheck’s accounts assistant and holds a BTech degree in cost management accounting. He is currently studying for his certificate in CIMA. Before joining the WearCheck family at the end of 2017, Thabani served as finance assistant at a medical company. At WearCheck, he is responsible for many accounting processes, including processing invoices,…
Friday, 23 November 2018 12:03

WearCheck at Windaba

Showcasing the very latest oil analysis and condition monitoring techniques at Windaba this month was WearCheck’s transformer maintenance division. Burgeoning growth in Southern Africa’s renewable energy sector is a result of the universal need to develop alternative power sources, and WearCheck is well positioned to provide predictive monitoring for the industry. WearCheck technicians highlighted how power-generating equipment can be transitioned…
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