Monday, 02 July 2018 19:11

Two million samples and counting

WearCheck couldn’t be prouder of diagnostic manager John Evans, who recently diagnosed his two millionth oil analysis sample.  John diagnosed his first sample back in February 1983 when he worked for Barlows in Botswana.  After a stint with De Beers in Botswana, also in the oil analysis field, John joined the WearCheck team in 1989 as a diagnostician. His promotion…
Thursday, 28 June 2018 11:04

Lube Tip 9: Filtration Systems

Early automotive engines didn’t use any kind of filtration for the oil. It wasn’t until a patent was granted to Ernest Sweetland and George Greenhalgh in 1923 for their product the “pure oil later” or “Purolator,” that you could buy an automobile with a full pressure lubrication system. It would be many years later before a full flow oil filter…
Friday, 15 June 2018 21:12

We're Hiring

WearCheck TCS Branch Manager: Cape Town Main Job Functions:    Managing all operational aspects of the branch and staff Providing technical services to customers (Diagnoses of results and issuing of reports) Responsible for ensuring the branch meets all goals and objectives in a timely manner   Position Requirements:    Minimum Education – 3 years tertiary chemical qualification and 6-8 years related…
Tuesday, 12 June 2018 12:16

Making Chemistry

Meet WearCheck’s newest scientist – Vincent Sithole. He joined the company last year as a research and development assistant, and has recently been promoted to junior chemist at WearCheck’s Pinetown laboratory. Vincent is working on several interesting research projects in the lab, one of which is the assessment of the determination of glycol in used engine oil through headspace gas…
Monday, 04 June 2018 08:37

We're Hiring

WearCheck Specialty Laboratory Vacancy Position: Laboratory Assistant Isando, Johannesburg. Main Job Functions  To ensure that all samples received at WSL are analysed accurately and timeously according to IS0 9001:2015 and ISO 17025 policies and procedures Ability to utilize computer software programs, including database programs and spreadsheets Position Requirements  Minimum Education – Preferably Mathematics and Science on the Higher Grade at…
Thursday, 17 May 2018 18:56

Monitor 76 hits the streets

Our latest Monitor newsletter features South African stories as well as WearCheck news from places further afield – India, Dubai, Angola, Namibia and Burkina Faso, to name a few. We discuss the merits of AVT (Advanced Vibration Testing) and the impact this can have on boosting machine/component reliability while reducing maintenance costs. The winner of our lucky draw prize for…
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