Overcoming Nerves to Re-ignite Paused Projects

Technology can help industrial machinery and equipment (IM&E) manufacturers take advantage of pent-up demand and motivate customers to re-ignite paused projects.  Manufacturers can help instigate forward-movement by turning to customer-centric technology to help their customers re-engage in the buying cycle, feel comfortable with the investment, and be inspired by new product offerings and the promise […]

World’s First Driven E-chain System

The world’s first energy chain with its own drive ensures significantly longer running times on extremely long travels because hardly any push/pull forces act on it. Across the globe, rail-mounted automated stacking cranes (ASCs) in ports are just one of the applications that benefit. 40 years ago, container ships were tiny compared with today’s vessels. They […]

Pulleys, Belts and Grease

Following hot on the heels of a successful turnkey lubrication solution recently supplied by SKF SA’s authorised distributor, Bearing Services Springs, to a leading building materials manufacturing company, the customer took the decision to completely change over to SKF pulleys, belts and grease. During an on-site CNA-Lubrication audit at the customer’s Alrode plant, Johannesburg South, […]

Out with Metal Bearings: in with Plastic

German polymer bearing manufacturer, igus, has launched a range of ultra-durable spherical insert bearings to replace steel roller bearings in heavy-duty applications. Using advanced tribology to eliminate the requirement for lubrication, the corrosion resistant bearings are ideally suited for most applications, with particularly exciting applications in conveyors, clean applications, manufacturing, concrete, steel and a host […]

Efficient Conveyor Spillage Solutions

OST-Africa’s range of materials handling, screen and transmission products, includes an efficient spillage solution, designed to prevent production losses during materials handling in diverse sectors.

Vastly-reduced Wear on Bearings

The design and construction of three of the country’s largest scissor lifts ever produced, with a capacity of up to 40 tons per lift, has recently been completed by up-and-coming dock-levelling manufacturer, REV Designs.

Buy Online – Anytime

Zest WEG has become one of only a few industrial companies to pioneer an E-Commerce facility linked to its new website, allowing its customers to make purchases online.

A Proactive Step

A Proactive Step

Zest WEG phased in IE4 super-premium efficiency motors in its WEG W22 range last month at no premium on the IE3 units. According to Fanie Steyn, electric motors manager, 2021 will see local energy prices rising above R1/kWh for the first time. This makes it the ideal time for the introduction of WEG IE4-rated motors, […]

Gear Oil and Grease

Gear Oil and Grease

Some of the toughest maintenance challenges at manufacturing facilities are presented by large belt-driven conveyor systems. These critical assets require gear oil for their gearboxes, electric motor grease for the motors, and grease for multiple lubrication points – particularly bearings.  Improper lubrication and contamination can cause premature wear, or even worse, create unplanned downtime.  Recurring […]

A 42-branch Network

A 42-branch Network

Bearings International (BI), part of the Hudaco Group, has embarked on a process to engage more with the group companies so as to unlock synergies in terms of solutions for its diverse client base. With a 42-branch network across South Africa, BI’s complex supply chain commences with product flows from its main suppliers to its […]