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ContiTech expands automotive belt range
2nd Quarter 2018

ContiTech has extended its range of automotive belts for the South African aftermarket. This service is the result the company updating its catalogue to include belts of most vehicles in those regions ...

Slurry pumps push the boundaries of reliability
2nd Quarter 2018

KSB Pumps and Valves has busted the ‘slurry pumps have short lifespans’ myth with the ongoing success of its Navachab Gold Mine installation in Namibia, where 10 of its LSA slurry pumps have operated for nearly a year without incident.

SKF Cooper split bearings
2nd Quarter 2018, SKF South Africa

SKF acquired Cooper Roller Bearings in 2013, and following a period of consolidation it has now been decided that all Cooper split bearings ranges will be marketed under the name of SKF Cooper. SKF Cooper ...

Speedy supply of seals
1st Quarter 2018, SKF South Africa

SKF South Africa recently provided a turnkey solution to assist an OEM customer in reducing lead times and streamlining planned downtime. In addition to the long lead times on seals for their underground ...

Drive alignment laser
1st Quarter 2018, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG

BMG’s extensive range of Fenner power transmission components encompasses the Fenner drive alignment laser instrument, designed for accurate pulley and sprocket alignment to reduce wear on belts and pulleys ...

Service life increased by 80%
1st Quarter 2018, Tectra Automation

Bosch Rexroth ball screw assemblies from Tectra Automation now have up to 80% more service life. This means that design engineers are able to use smaller sizes for the same power requirements. At the ...

Quality power transmission products
1st Quarter 2018, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG

BMG’s Fenner range of power transmission components encompasses shaft mounted speed reducers (SMSRs), transmission belts, pulleys and accessories, as well as shaft fixings, chain drives and couplings.

Heavy duty vortex pumps
1st Quarter 2018, Becker Mining South Africa

Becker Mining’s PVS range of vortex pumps has been designed to pump sludge and slurries containing large abrasive solids and fibrous materials in service industries. It can handle solids to 72 mm and ...

Bearing innovation for Formula 1
4th Quarter 2017, SKF South Africa

In Formula 1, weight, friction and unexpected failures are enemies of high performance, and every detail matters. With a long history of providing superior solutions to aid superior performance, SKF’s ...

Megadyne expands its range
4th Quarter 2017, Megadyne SA

The Megalinear Quiet Self Track (QST) polyurethane self-tracking, silent running timing belts are specifically designed and manufactured to reduce the noise level generated during high speed operation. ...

Bearings and housings from KML
4th Quarter 2017

Bearings International (BI) offers a range of mounted and unmounted bearings and bearing housings from KML Bearings, as well as automotive-specific products for the passenger and commercial vehicle sectors. ...

Quick-Flex drive couplings
4th Quarter 2017, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG

BMG’s Timken Quick-Flex couplings are designed to transmit torque from a driving shaft to a driven shaft and to accommodate shaft misalignment within the drive. These maintenance-free couplings also dampen ...

Precision balancing of rotors
3rd Quarter 2017

As the operator of the largest independent high-speed dynamic balancing machine in sub-Saharan Africa, Marthinusen & Coutts has an in-depth understanding of the importance of precision-balancing rotating ...

Service life increased by 80%
3rd Quarter 2017, Tectra Automation

Bosch Rexroth ball screw assemblies from Tectra Automation now have up to 80% more service life. This means that design engineers are able to use smaller sizes for the same power requirements. At the ...

Five causes of bearing failure
3rd Quarter 2017, SKF South Africa

The following five factors can produce their own particular type of damage and leave their own special imprint on a bearing. By examining a damaged bearing it is possible to determine the root cause of ...

BMG services the sugar industry
3rd Quarter 2017, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG

BMG’s KZN field service team has been involved in a number of field service projects in the local sugar industry during recent off-crop seasons, as well as dealing with urgent breakdowns in sugar mills ...

Gear units need no adaptors
3rd Quarter 2017, Stone-Stamcor

The full range of Hydromec gear units is available from Stone-Stamcor. Manufactured in Italy to European quality standards, the Hydromec range comprises worm, helical, helical-bevel, parallel shaft gear ...

Heavy industrial couplings for arduous applications
3rd Quarter 2017, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG

“BMG’s Falk Steelflex couplings have also been proven to minimise downtime – an important factor in determining the total cost of ownership,” says Carlo Beukes, general manager, power transmission. “Couplings ...

High performance electrically insulated bearings
3rd Quarter 2017, SKF South Africa

With its latest generation of electrically insulated bearings, SKF has raised the performance standard to provide constant electrical performance, even in high humidity. The Insocoat bearing range comprises ...

Don’t underestimate your motors’ hunger for power
3rd Quarter 2017, Zest WEG Group Africa

Over 40% of global electricity is consumed by electric motors, and the figure for South Africa is higher still, according to Zest WEG Group sales engineer, Machiel de Bruyn. Many farmers are not aware ...

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