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WearCheck is the leading oil condition monitoring company in Africa, serving the earthmoving, industrial, transport, shipping, aircraft and electrical industries through the scientific analysis of used oil from mechanical and electrical systems. Additional services include the analysis of fuels, transformer oils, coolants, greases and filters.

WearCheck’s expansive network of 10 laboratories spans southern Africa, including Isando in Gauteng, Pinetown in KwaZulu-Natal, Middelburg in Mpumalanga province, and international laboratories in India, Dubai, Mozambique, Ghana and Zambia - at Lumwana mine and Kitwe - with additional offices or representation in Cape Town, Bloemfontein, Rustenburg, Steelpoort, Port Elizabeth, Zimbabwe and Namibia.

WearCheck is the only oil analysis company in Africa with ISO 9001 quality certification and ISO 14001 certification for its environmental management programme, and ISO 17025 accreditation for its laboratory centric quality management programme. WearCheck is also certified by Honeywell.

WearCheck has been awarded preferred supplier status by several Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs); including Bell, Volvo Construction Equipment and, along with WearCheck’s global partners, is the laboratory of choice for a number of lubricant suppliers. WearCheck also has a partnership with ABB Limited, Zurich - a global leader in power and automation technologies. These partnerships are in line with worldwide trends in outsourcing specialist services.

Continued investment in new technology has ensured that all equipment in WearCheck‘s laboratories is state-of-the-art, which rivals and often surpasses its local and international counterparts. All laboratories are largely automated and integrated with the latest information technology. Research and development plays a major part in WearCheck’s commitment to improving systems and technology on an ongoing basis.

Although WearCheck does not provide an onsite oil purification service, it does own and operate an oil regeneration plant in Isando, Gauteng which supplies SABS 555-compliant regenerated oil, suitable for use in transformers. WearCheck has responded positively to a market need for regenerated oil, noting that the constant purchase of new oil becomes prohibitively expensive in some industries.

In addition WearCheck has established a Reliability Solutions division, specialising in vibration monitoring, thermography and other aligned services.

WearCheck’s operational areas are managed ethically and independently to ensure products and services conducted comply with the division’s strict international standards


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Making headway on 30 November 2016, 10.09
Making headway
There have been some well-earned promotions and new appointments at WearCheck recently. Here, we introduce you to the new folk in their new positions… Our man in the Middle East (image 3) Peter Safadi recently joined the WearCheck family as the regional manager: Middle East, based at WearCheck PM ...
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Customer dialogue improves service on 22 November 2016, 14.32
Customer dialogue improves service
Based on WearCheck's annual interaction with customers regarding many aspects of service, the company alters the way things are done to improve customer service, and implements new suggestions made by customers. 'A hearty thank you to all customers who took the time to give us feedback, we are happy...
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Windaba 2016 on 01 November 2016, 13.47
Windaba 2016
Windaba 2016 will soon be blowing into Cape Town, and WearCheck will be there once again. This year, our popular wind turbine oil analysis kit will be on show – we are experiencing unprecedented demand for this service due to the burgeoning number of new wind farms in Southern Africa. We invite y...
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