Wednesday, 05 June 2019 08:48

WearCheck at AUW 2019

Thank you to everyone who visited the WearCheck stand at African Utility Week (AUW) in Cape Town recently. Many good conversations about our specialist condition monitoring services were had, with particular focus on the electrical/power generation sector. Maintaining the health of components is so important for improved productivity of transformers,…
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 07:29

Instrument Doctor

Thamsanqa “Thami’ Shongwe is WearCheck’s new in-house instrument technician. Armed with a national diploma in electrical engineering (light current), and several years of experience as an electronic technician, a production technician and a repair technician – this has stood him in good stead to ensure that he is highly instrumental…
Monday, 20 May 2019 16:44

Lube Tip 14: Thermal failure in lubricants

Lubricants can thermally degrade for a variety of reasons and causes. Unlike oxidation, thermal failure can occur in new lubricants with healthy additive packages. However, many of the symptoms of oxidation are also symptoms of thermal degradation. One of the most common causes of thermal failure in hydraulic fluids and…
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 09:08

Talking Condition Monitoring

Dennis Swanepoel – WearCheck’s reliability solutions consultant, Mobius trainer and CAT IV graduate – just returned from the latest CBM (Condition Based Monitoring) Conference in the Middle East, where he conducted four different presentations for delegates from all over the globe. The sessions run by Dennis included two one day…
Monday, 13 May 2019 07:35

We’ll be at African Utility Week 2019

WearCheck will once again be exhibiting at African Utility Week (AUW), which takes place in Cape Town from 14 to 16 May 2019. We will be at stand H6 – please come and meet us. We offer specialist condition monitoring services across many industries, including the electrical/power generation sector. Our…
Monday, 06 May 2019 07:50

Oil analysis training in May - book today - don’t delay!

Calling all Capetonians - WearCheck is running these training courses this month: Oil Analysis 1 (14th, 15th May) and Oil Analysis 2 (16th May) at Eversdal. It’s a proven fact – the maintenance costs are reduced for machinery or components that undergo regular condition monitoring in the form of oil…
Thursday, 18 April 2019 08:10

CM training keeps Malawian wheels rolling

WearCheck technical support consultant Quentin Gustav von Kleist recently travelled to Nchalo in Southern Malawi, where he conducted training courses for Unitrans. Staff from the cartage and transport contracting company were taught all about oil analysis, including the importance of taking samples correctly, how to complete the sample paperwork, how…
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 17:15

We're Hiring

Country Manager - Dubai WearCheck is a large, international condition-monitoring company that specializes in reliability solution services, and the scientific analysis of used oil and other fluids from mechanical and electrical systems. WearCheck’s work spans many industries, including the Mining and Earth-moving, Transport, Shipping, Industrial, Aircraft, and Electrical industries. It…
Wednesday, 10 April 2019 17:15

We're Hiring

Country Manager - Dubai WearCheck is a large, international condition-monitoring company that specializes in reliability solution services, and the scientific analysis of used oil and other fluids from mechanical and electrical systems. WearCheck’s work spans many industries, including the Mining and Earth-moving, Transport, Shipping, Industrial, Aircraft, and Electrical industries. It…
Friday, 05 April 2019 08:38

We're hiring

Laboratory Assistant (based in Isando, Johannesburg) Main purpose of the position: To ensure that all oil samples received in the laboratory are accurately and timeously analysed according to the ISO 9001:2015 quality policies, procedures and work instructions. This will allow the Diagnostic department to successfully diagnose the samples. Required education:…
Sunday, 24 March 2019 17:46

Planning the route

A well-oiled business has many units that function together effectively, similar to the way gear teeth engage with each other. Keeping the cogs turning effectively at WearCheck is an active management review committee, which meets often to facilitate dialogue about all facets of the business and mapping the road ahead…
Friday, 22 March 2019 12:22

CRICKET FANS IN FOR FEAST

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 features top cricketing superstars from around the globe and takes place annually over two months.  This is the 11th season that the popular tournament…