Wednesday, 06 February 2019 17:36

Super Rugby 2019 Viewing Schedule

SUPER RUGBY! If that got your attention then, like us, you’re also a rugby fan! To make sure that our fellow rugby fans don’t miss a single match during the 2019 Super Rugby tournament, we’ve created a handy viewing schedule – download it for free on our website. The 2019…
Monday, 04 February 2019 11:03

You talk, we listen…

Our annual customer survey was recently conducted, and we sincerely thank the people who took the time to give us feedback. Your answers are critical to how we re-shape our business services going forwards. WearCheck sales developer Kay Meyrick extends her gratitude to customers for the positive feedback. These are…
Sunday, 27 January 2019 17:05

2019 Training Course Dates

Understanding oil analysis can help you and your company benefit when the condition of your machinery/components/fleets are monitored using oil analysis. Now is a good time to plan for when you or your employees will attend our next training course. Here are the 2019 dates: Oil Analysis 1: Understanding oil…
Saturday, 26 January 2019 17:53

WearCheck at Mining Indaba

African Mining Indaba 2019 takes place 4 – 7 February at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC). Our expert condition monitoring programmes - including oil analysis and other reliability solutions techniques - are already saving maintenance costs and boosting machine availability for mining operations around Africa. WearCheck makes these…
Thursday, 24 January 2019 09:56

A mine of information

In July, Quentin Gustav von Kleist joined WearCheck’s team in Johannesburg as a technical support consultant.  Quentin brings with him a wealth of experience in the preventive maintenance arena, with particular knowledge of the mining industry and related components. Prior to joining WearCheck, Quentin spent many years working in India…
Thursday, 17 January 2019 10:17

Lube Tip 12: These additives don’t exist - Part 4

Part 4 of 4 OVER-GREASING ELIXIR One of the most common root causes of rolling-element bearing failure is over-greasing. This practice damages seals and shields, and causes uncontrolled heat excursions that accelerate wear and lubricant degradation. No additive has the capacity to work as a magic elixir under such distressful…
Tuesday, 15 January 2019 12:11

Transnet Training

A group of Transnet employees recently underwent oil analysis training at WearCheck’s Pinetown office. The training course was conducted by WearCheck training consultant Jan Backer (back row, third from right).
Sunday, 30 December 2018 14:09

Lube Tip 12: These additives don’t exist - Part 3

Part 3 of 4 VARNISH AND SLUDGE PACIFIER Varnish and sludge are produced via many oil degradation pathways. Once they get infused into the oil and deposit on machine surfaces, there is no easy solution to eradicate their presence short of an oil change and flush. Additives may help slow…
Sunday, 30 December 2018 13:48

WearCheck India team earns 17025 certification

WearCheck’s branch in Chennai, India, recently underwent a stringent annual inspection for their ISO 17025 recertification assessment and passed - with flying colours. An on-site evaluation was conducted by an external quality consultant, who spent two full days checking everything from record maintenance to test capabilities and everything in between.…
Sunday, 30 December 2018 13:44

Engine attention

Diagnostician Quinton Verster was invited by Cummins to present the benefits of condition monitoring to a group of matric pupils as part of their recent work experience programme. Specialist engine manufacturers Cummins have been customers of WearCheck for many years. Keeping the engines running smoothly with only planned maintenance and…
Friday, 21 December 2018 17:42

Monitor 78 hits the streets

Limits vs. Trends – this topic is discussed in detail by our diagnostic manager John Evans in the latest issue of WearCheck’s Monitor newsletter. You will also find news of the customer survey lucky draw winner, and stories on WearCheck’s lab opening times over the festive season, 2019 training course…
Friday, 21 December 2018 17:38

Christmas Cheer

For many years, WearCheck has supported the children of St Vincent’s orphanage in Mariannhill with a range of different CSI projects, and this year was no different. The children were given a delicious snack pack each, and various items were donated, including much-needed school shoes. Money for the project was…