Thursday, 06 May 2021 07:40

MEASURING VISCOSITY IS NOW AS EASY AS 1,2,3!

WearCheck has launched a quick, cost-effective viscosity test kit known as the WearCheck Rheo-stick. The Rheo-stick got its name from the word “rheology”, which is a branch of physics that deals with the study of the deformation - and specifically the flow - of matter, such as lubricating oils. The…
Monday, 12 April 2021 17:43

MONITOR 84

Viscosity, Advanced Field Services and MORE! The latest issue of our Monitor newsletter is out, and for the first time ever, it is only available as a digital copy. This bumper issue carries stories on Technical Compliance, viscosity index improvers (VIIs), and the details on our brand new Rheo-stick kits…
Friday, 09 April 2021 10:32

WEARCHECK SUPPORTS AIR MERCY SERVICE

The SA Red Cross Air Mercy Service (AMS) plays an essential role in the provision of rescue, air ambulance and rural health outreach services to those rendered most vulnerable by geographical, social or economic inequity. Condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck recently began an ongoing sponsorship of aircraft test kits for the…
Thursday, 17 December 2020 10:31

SEASON’S GREETINGS

A message from Neil Robinson, WearCheck Managing Director. Well, what a year 2020 has been. Fortunately, WearCheck was able to operate throughout all stages of lockdown as we are an essential service provider. Our transformer laboratory, oil analysis laboratory and head office have settled comfortably into our new premises in…
Friday, 11 December 2020 09:14

Technical Bulletin 70

The ins and outs of online vibration monitoring There is currently an industry-wide surge in online vibration monitoring driven by Industry 4.0. The use of online vibration transducers is, indeed, at the cutting edge of the monitoring process, however it is essential that users are aware of all available options…
Wednesday, 09 December 2020 09:03

WEARCHECK VALUES TRAINING

‘Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn’. – Benjamin Franklin WearCheck runs a range of oil analysis and condition monitoring training for maintenance practitioners operating at various levels within an organisation. We are proud of our association with the internationally-acclaimed Mobius…
Tuesday, 08 December 2020 14:57

Monitor 83

Non-destructive testing, choosing the best additives and MORE! The next issue of our Monitor newsletter is out. In it, you can learn all about NDT, get advice on selecting the best base oil additive, and gain insight into the brand new technology in our state-of-the-art transformer labs. We announce the…
Monday, 12 October 2020 13:29

TECHNICAL TIP: VIDEO AMPLIFICATION AND ODS AS CONDITION MONITORING TOOLS

During the video amplification (VA) process, a high-speed video of a machine component in action is captured and then processed with mathematical algorithms to enable any movement that was present in the original video to be played back and amplified. This technique is applied in cases where structural defects are…
Thursday, 01 October 2020 07:37

WearCheck celebrates important milestones

It’s been business as usual, as well as moving head office, the transformer oil lab, the oil analysis lab and the mini-lab all to our beautiful new premises in Westville, plus celebrating 10 years for WearCheck India, and some staff members reaching major milestones such as 45 years as part…
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 06:38

World Class Quality And Integrity

At WearCheck, the world-class quality and integrity of our laboratory results have been a major priority for us for the past 40 years – we take our certifications and accreditations very seriously. In fact, you could say that in our rigorous pursuit of superior service, we wholeheartedly embrace the wise…
Tuesday, 12 May 2020 11:19

WearCheck launches HealthCheck disinfectant tunnel in fight against COVID-19

The global Covid-19 pandemic currently wreaking havoc on every continent’s health system and economy has elicited many coping mechanisms, mainly to delay the onslaught of the virus on populations through lockdown and social distancing. How can South African companies begin operating again and ensure the health of their employees? In…
Thursday, 30 April 2020 15:16

WearCheck awarded SPM dealership rights

WearCheck, are proud to announce a partnership with Swedish condition monitoring instrument manufacturers, SPM. The full SPM range features portable condition monitoring products, online systems, maintenance tools, technologies and expertise, all using techniques that help customers to achieve the highest possible uptime of critical assets – an approach which dovetails…
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