All-round monitoring for rolling bearings

  Chaeffler Industrial Aftermarket will make it possible in future to combine the monitoring and condition-based lubrication of rolling bearings in one innovative system combining grease and vibration diagnosis with a lubricator which is activated by the monitoring devices. This allows every critical change during operation to be detected and rectified at an early stage […]

Reducing chilled water requirements on an underground bulk air cooler

  by Carel Viljoen and Krishan Ranasinghe, BBE Energy This article investigates ways to reduce the volume of chilled water required on a mine by improving the efficiency of cooling units and by re-using the outlet water of these units. Download the pdf

Restructuring dimensionally distorted slag pots: a case study

  by Grant Sutherland, Xpert Welding Dimensional distortion in 160 mm thick cast-iron slag pots remained a major concern for steel furnaces with no successful solution in sight until a specialised welding company saved its client millions through a unique restructuring process. Metal-based slag pots undergo dimensional distortion, becoming oval and unable to fit into […]