Saturday, 14 April 2018 19:06

Lube Tip 8: Too Much of a Good Thing

When using oil additives, more is not always better. As more additive is blended into the oil, sometimes there isn’t any more benefit gained, and at times the performance actually deteriorates. In other cases, the performance of the additive doesn’t improve, but the duration of service does improve. In addition, increasing the percentage of a certain additive may improve one…
Tuesday, 10 April 2018 10:07

WearCheck passes Shell audit with flying colours

Some of our larger customers are required to conduct regular audits of all their suppliers, to ensure that the service they are receiving is of the quality that they expect. This means that every so often, WearCheck, as a supplier, is audited by a customer-appointed company to ensure that service quality remains excellent. Recently, WearCheck was endorsed once again by…
Thursday, 05 April 2018 09:54

IPL 2018 Fixtures

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, which  features the best cricketing superstars from all around the world, takes place annually over two months, and has been running for 10 years. Eight teams will battle it out on the cricket pitches…
Wednesday, 28 March 2018 10:19

High 5 for Hitachi!

WearCheck’s laboratories in Gauteng recently welcomed new clients Hitachi Ltd., who signed up for condition monitoring services - in particular, oil analysis - for their mining and construction operations across the African continent. The Japanese-based company focuses on social innovation across a range of business sectors, including power and infrastructure systems, information and telecommunication systems, construction machinery, high functional materials…
Friday, 23 March 2018 13:11

Mining Indaba 2018

WearCheck and our sister company Set Point Laboratories - both part of the Torre Group - were situated alongside each other at this year’s Mining Indaba. On standby to greet visitors and showcase the stands , were (from left to right), Keith Finlayson and Philip Schutte (WearCheck), with Moses Lelaka and Gerrit Fouché (Set Point Labs).
Wednesday, 14 March 2018 08:36

Oiling the way for smooth communication

As WearCheck’s footprint extends across many African borders, we encounter countries where English is not the predominant business language, and as part of our good business practice ethic, we do what we can to facilitate effective communication with our customers. To this end, we have recreated our oil sample test kits – originally only available in English – to be…
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