Posts tagged as Wear Check

Condition-based assessment of on-load tap changers

On-load tap changers (OLTCs) are a crucial element of utility networks, as they must operate in a precise fashion in order to maintain a constant voltage output. This must be achieved regardless of variation on input or load. OLTCs have been a weak link in many networks, as they deteriorate over time due to mechanical […]

Transformer oil analysis contract awarded

ArcelorMittal South Africa (AMSA), the largest steel producer on the African continent, has awarded Wear Check the contract for the provision of the analysis of transformer oil samples at AMSA. Earlier this year, Wear Check bought Transformer Chemistry Services (TCS) and appointed Ian Gray, the managing director of TCS, to run the new transformer services […]

Master vibration analyst course and certification

  Wear Check and Mobius Institute will be hosting a master vibration analyst course and certification (CAT-IV) ISO 18436-2 category IV review at the Hole in One guesthouse, 171 Hole in One avenue, Ruimsig, Gauteng from 27 to 30 March 2017. This four-day course will focus on advanced signal processing, structural dynamics, corrective action (isolation, resonance correction, […]

New oil analysis lab

WearCheck’s brand new, state-of-the-art oil analysis laboratory in Isando is set to process its first samples in September, making a smooth transition from the old lab nearby, which closed at the end of August. Strategically positioned adjacent to the existing WSL (WearCheck Speciality Laboratory) on the premises of parent company Set Point, the new laboratory […]