Friday, 30 September 2011 09:50

The ABC's of oil - part 2

In part 1 we dealt with the physical properties of oil, we will now discuss the chemicals that are added to the base stock in order for the oil to do its specific job? In other words, if I buy a can of oil, how good is it? The most important thing to realise at this point is that if…
Thursday, 22 September 2011 12:36

The ABC's of oil

The ABC's of oil by John Evans, Diagnostics Manager, WearCheck. When purchasing a can, drum or tankerful of oil, how can you be sure of what you are buying, where you can use it, and what quality you are getting for your money? On every can of lubricating oil there is (or should be) a series of numbers and letters…
Tuesday, 20 September 2011 14:58

WearCheck heads to Ghana

Following the huge industry drive into Africa, WearCheck will be attending the 4th West & Central African Mining Summit to be held in Ghana next week. Neil Robinson, Managing Director, and Keith Finlayson, New Business Consultant, will be showcasing WearCheck’s preventative maintenance programme and how it has benefited the mining, industrial, automotive, electrical, marine and aircraft sectors in southern Africa…
Tuesday, 13 September 2011 11:53

WearCheck Monitor issue 60

We are pleased to announce the release of the 60th issue of the WearCheck Monitor - this marks the 20th year that we have been producing these informative and popular newsletters for our customers. The latest issue features eight pages of hot news from WearCheck – brand new cutting-edge laboratory equipment that raises the bar on accuracy, an interesting customer…
Tuesday, 30 August 2011 16:10

Rugby World Cup fixtures

The Rugby World Cup kicks off in New Zealand in just 10 days! To build up some hype and to get behind the Springboks we have created a Viewing Schedule highlighting all the matches and times so you can keep track of our boys in green 'n gold.Click here to download
Tuesday, 30 August 2011 15:58

Welcome back

Quinton Verster has rejoined WearCheck as technical consultant, after a three year break. He originally joined WearCheck as a diagnostician in 2003, following a 16-year stint with the KZN Department of Transport in Durban, Greytown and Ladysmith. Starting as an apprentice in 1987, he worked his way up to manager of the department’s Ladysmith workshop where he was responsible for…
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