Various types of mills are used to grind coal, limestone and other materials. Most of these mills are driven by large pinion and girth gears, which operate in high load conditions. These mills often are critical to a plant’s operation and cannot afford to be down except for scheduled maintenance.
Sugar production equipment works hard and requires adequate lubrication and maintenance to ensure it remains functional. Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa suggests replacing asphaltic lubricants with a more modern product to provide optimum lubrication in bronze bushings and heavily loaded open and enclosed gears operating at slow and high speeds.
The right lubricant, consistently applied at the right interval, goes a long way in extending plant life, minimising downtime and maximising the usefulness of machinery. This is why Lubrication Engineers (LE) South Africa suggests businesses engage a specialist lubrication consultant to help put in place the ideal lubrication schedule and
In a tough economic climate, South Africa’s mining, cement and other industrial sector players are facing numerous challenges that have put them under pressure to maintain profitability by cutting costs. Rather than looking to cut costs by opting to use cheaper maintenance products, companies need to focus on protecting and