Monday, 05 February 2018 11:00

Lube Tip 6: Different loads need lubricants with different properties

There are different degrees of severity under which boundary lubrication conditions prevail. Some are only moderate, while others are extreme. Boundary conditions are met by a variety of special lubricants with properties corresponding to the severity of the particular application. These properties are derived from various additives contained in the oil — some singly and some in combination with other…
Monday, 29 January 2018 10:29

2018 Super Rugby – don’t miss a match!

If you’re a rugby fan, like we are, then take note – this year’s Super Rugby viewing schedule can be downloaded for free on our website. 15 teams from South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina and Japan will battle it out on the rugby field to see who will emerge as champions, kicking off on 17 February with a match…
Friday, 26 January 2018 14:39

Lube Tip 5: Synthetic Oils vs. Mineral Oils

Query: “Relating to gearboxes on trucks, if the owner/ driver doesn’t know if the gear lubes are synthetic, is there a fool-proof way to determine this without having to send a sample to the lab? Some oil manufacturers colour their synthetic oils, while others don’t. What would happen if the oils were to be mixed or topped up with the…
Sunday, 21 January 2018 21:50

We're Hiring

WearCheck Reliability Solutions Division Vacancies 
Senior Technician (Vibration) 
Lethabo Power Station Main Job Functions Responsible to plan, supervise and undertake work related to the providing of a professional CBM service to Eskom Power Station To undertake and ensure that all CBM services and work are carried out according to company policies and procedures Ensuring that Failure Analyses are carried out…
Thursday, 11 January 2018 22:29

Updated version of condition monitoring app goes live

WearCheck’s revolutionary condition monitoring app - WearCheck Mobile - continues to be an increasingly popular choice among customers for communicating with WearCheck about sample results. An updated version of the app was launched recently and offers several upgraded features, including better all-round usability and the ability to check the progress of a sample. Once downloaded onto a mobile device, WearCheck…
Sunday, 17 December 2017 20:24

YOU TALK... WE LISTEN!

Each year, we conduct a survey in which we ask our customers how we can improve, what works, what doesn’t work and so forth. Your feedback is invaluable to us. This shapes the way forward for us - determining the needs of our customers is critical to the direction our business takes in the future. The 2017 customer survey produced…
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