Lubrication may seem like a big word, but it’s really quite simple. The purpose of lubrication is focused on greasing moving parts of machinery, with the right amount, right type, and at the right time. Lubrication is the control of friction and wear by introducing a friction-reducing film between two moving surfaces. This is important… Read more »
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In construction, maintaining lubrication of heavy machinery is critical for getting the job done. All construction equipment, from dump trucks to concrete mixers to shovels, is subject to harsh conditions. Exposure to extreme cold or heat, moisture, dust and dirt can hurt lubricant performance and lead to premature equipment failure. Manual greasing of vehicles and… Read more »
Proper lubrication is imperative to the maintenance of heavy machinery. There are numerous companies that rely on this machinery working to the best of its ability, but often resort to manual lubrication to keep things running. While it will still get the job done, there are a few issues with manual lubrication that might actually… Read more »
There is a bright future for automatic lubrication systems (ALS). Many industries are seeing the benefits of a centralised and automated greasing solution and making the shift to ALS. Manual lubrication of heavy and plant machinery is becoming trickier in key industries and many are realising how ALS can simplify maintenance and reduce machine downtime. … Read more »
At Lubecore Australasia, we, along with our clients, love trucks. In this post, we want to share a quick write-up about this year’s Brisbane Truck Show. Held this past May and set to return again in May 2021, the Brisbane Truck Show was recently acknowledged by Australia Event Awards, winning Australia’s Best Corporate Event and… Read more »
An Automated Lubrication System (ALS) is very important to any preventative maintenance (PM) program for heavy equipment, machines or trucks. However, there is still a human component in designing a preventative maintenance program, but an ALS will greatly reduce the time taken on lubrication checks and much of the hands-on work.
In this post, we talk about some major transport infrastructure developments here in Queensland, which impact many truck fleets and train lines – namely the Warrego Highway Upgrade Program, the Bruce Highway Upgrade Program and the Cross River Rail developments. If your fleet is in need of ALS (Automatic Lubrication Systems), get in touch with… Read more »
For almost a decade now, robotic trucks have been hauling dirt and iron ore from mines and traveling through the Australian outback. However, due to their simple automation system, they are not allowed to traverse the highways and public roads because of a possible cause for accidents. But now it’s official. Self-driving vehicles are here. While road… Read more »
In this post, we pick the best rig makers on the market for 2018 – considering practicality, model, function, design, price, and its popularity among truck drivers themselves. Choosing the best and most appropriate truck for your business will not only enhance productivity, but it will also save you money in the long run.
Long Haul Trucks or Big Rigs are part of a huge industry in Australia, providing transport and logistics for areas such as construction, commerce and food. But there is still a common problem that the industry has been facing in current years. In Australia, the shortage in the number of truck drivers is seen as a… Read more »