Monday, 29 January 2018 08:29

2018 Super Rugby – don’t miss a match!

If you’re a rugby fan, like we are, then take note – this year’s Super Rugby viewing schedule can be downloaded for free on our website. 15 teams from South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina and Japan will battle it out on the rugby field to see who will emerge…
Friday, 26 January 2018 12:39

Lube Tip 5: Synthetic Oils vs. Mineral Oils

Query: “Relating to gearboxes on trucks, if the owner/ driver doesn’t know if the gear lubes are synthetic, is there a fool-proof way to determine this without having to send a sample to the lab? Some oil manufacturers colour their synthetic oils, while others don’t. What would happen if the…
Sunday, 21 January 2018 19:50

We're Hiring

WearCheck Reliability Solutions Division Vacancies Senior Technician (Vibration) Lethabo Power Station Main Job Functions Responsible to plan, supervise and undertake work related to the providing of a professional CBM service to Eskom Power Station To undertake and ensure that all CBM services and work are carried out according to company…
Thursday, 11 January 2018 20:29

Updated version of condition monitoring app goes live

WearCheck’s revolutionary condition monitoring app - WearCheck Mobile - continues to be an increasingly popular choice among customers for communicating with WearCheck about sample results. An updated version of the app was launched recently and offers several upgraded features, including better all-round usability and the ability to check the progress…
Sunday, 17 December 2017 18:24

YOU TALK... WE LISTEN!

Each year, we conduct a survey in which we ask our customers how we can improve, what works, what doesn’t work and so forth. Your feedback is invaluable to us. This shapes the way forward for us - determining the needs of our customers is critical to the direction our…
Sunday, 17 December 2017 17:39

Heart-warming help for youngsters

Every year, WearCheck Pinetown staff members open up their hearts – and their wallets – to bring some Christmas joy into the lives of the company’s long-term charity partner, the kids at St Vincent's orphanage. St Vincent’s is based near Mariannhill, Durban, and houses over 100 homeless children. Project co-ordinator…
Sunday, 17 December 2017 16:56

WearCheck at Windaba

The Windaba Expo in Cape Town never goes by without WearCheck being present at this well-attended annual wind technology event.  Globally, countries are actively engaging alternative power sources than the traditional oil and coal options in a move to harness abundant natural resources and to be more earth-friendly. The theme…
Monday, 11 December 2017 11:00

Long Service: 10 year tenure

WearCheck has many valuable assets, but the most valued of all are its members of staff, who dedicate their careers to providing fabulous customer service and world-class laboratory results. One of the factors that helps develop great team work and excellent performance at work is when people know their jobs…
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 13:14

Festive Season Operations

As in years past WearCheck is committed to providing service and support during the traditional close down period at the end of the year. Durban23rd December - Open , 25th December - Closed, 26th December – Closed, 27th December - Open, 28th December - Open, 29th December - Open, 30th…
Monday, 04 December 2017 09:31

Lube Tip 4: Oil Quality

An inferior base oil cannot be converted into a premium product simply by the inclusion of an additive. Using a poor-quality oil on a continuing basis and attempting to overcome its poor lubricating qualities with some special additive is illogical. It is better to determine the manufacturer's recommendation as to…
Sunday, 19 November 2017 17:23

WearCheck India Excels

Hearty congratulations to WearCheck India on achieving their ISO 17025 accreditation for the oil lab. National manager for WearCheck India, Nissar Ahamed, is proud of his team for ensuring that all the stringent requirements were met in order to be awarded the certificate. In India, the NABL (National Accreditation Board…
Sunday, 19 November 2017 17:20

Girl Power

Stephanie du Plessis recently joined WearCheck’s Richards Bay team as a vibration analysis technician. In 2016, Stephanie was the recipient of the Top Scholarship award, winning an international scholarship from Mobius.  Through this, Stephanie completed her CAT-1 course, and is now undergoing training for her CAT-11.  This is the first…