Thursday, 17 May 2018 18:56

Monitor 76 hits the streets

Our latest Monitor newsletter features South African stories as well as WearCheck news from places further afield – India, Dubai, Angola, Namibia and Burkina Faso, to name a few. We discuss the merits of AVT (Advanced Vibration Testing) and the impact this can have on boosting machine/component reliability while reducing maintenance costs. The winner of our lucky draw prize for…
Friday, 04 May 2018 10:41

WearCheck at African Utility Week 2018

When the power, energy and water professionals of Africa gather at AUW from 15 -17 May in Cape Town, WearCheck will be there to showcase how condition monitoring saves money and boosts machine reliability. Transformer Fleet Reliability: Reliable energy flow is paramount in any Electrical system and power transformers are a critical, component. As an asset class, transformers constitute one…
Wednesday, 02 May 2018 11:38

We're Hiring

WearCheck Specialty Laboratory Vacancy Position: Laboratory Supervisor, Isando, Johannesburg. Main Job Functions:To organise and control the laboratory and staff in order to facilitate the efficient processing of all samples timeously according to IS0 9001:2015 and ISO 17025 policies and procedures. Position Requirements: Minimum Education – 3 years tertiary chemical qualification and 3-5 years laboratory related work experience Chromatography experience would…
Saturday, 14 April 2018 19:06

Lube Tip 8: Too Much of a Good Thing

When using oil additives, more is not always better. As more additive is blended into the oil, sometimes there isn’t any more benefit gained, and at times the performance actually deteriorates. In other cases, the performance of the additive doesn’t improve, but the duration of service does improve. In addition, increasing the percentage of a certain additive may improve one…
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 10:07

WearCheck passes Shell audit with flying colours

Some of our larger customers are required to conduct regular audits of all their suppliers, to ensure that the service they are receiving is of the quality that they expect. This means that every so often, WearCheck, as a supplier, is audited by a customer-appointed company to ensure that service quality remains excellent. Recently, WearCheck was endorsed once again by…
Thursday, 05 April 2018 09:54

IPL 2018 Fixtures

Tomorrow, cricket fans are in for a treat as the maiden ball is bowled in the action-packed, hard-hitting Indian Premiership League (IPL) cricket event in India. The IPL, which  features the best cricketing superstars from all around the world, takes place annually over two months, and has been running for 10 years. Eight teams will battle it out on the cricket pitches…
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