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Alemlube Oil Can

Alemlube Oil Can

This product is one that we've had on the shelf for 6 months or so now. For those who've been around the automotive equipment and parts industry for quite some time, you may have some knowledge on the oil safe containers that you can get from CAT or Hastings.  ...

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Ultima LED spotlights- A Review

Ultima LED spotlights- A Review

I blew a headlight bulb the other day on #project Hilux, so I thought it might be time to shout her a new set of headlights. As they do one thing led to another and next minute I am under the bonnet with the side cutters removing the old spotties...

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Activated charcoal cabin air filters

Activated charcoal cabin air filters

Chemical cab air filters are something we will be seeing a lot more of in the next few years.  Used mostly in the agricultural industry for a long time we are now starting to see them make their way into mining and heavy industry. Due to the recent recurrence of...

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Kidney loop filtration on final drive

Kidney loop filtration on final drive

Recently a customer approached us with concerns of high particle counts in their final drive sos oil sampling. These guys are running 789 Cat dump trucks and high particle count is a sure fire way to severely limit life of these final drives. With carbon running as high as xxx...

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Plasma vs Oxy

Plasma vs Oxy

Plasma Cutter VS Oxy Acet?    (Read this before you decide). So , what should I buy, A Plasma Cutter or stick with Oxy and Acetylene? This is a question we get asked quite a lot! It all boils down to what you are going to be using it for. ,...

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Bolts

Bolts

Bolts and fasteners 101 Bolts, they all look the same. But then people start talking about UNC =, Metric, grade 8. It can get confusing and a little daunting sometimes. (Do a little spiel on what bolts and fasteners are, pretty obvious but you need sort of an intro.CAN you...

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How clean wire will make your welds look better

How clean wire will make your welds look better

It's not everyday that you are going to use your welder. Not using your welder for a period of time can cause problems when you start to weld again.here are some tips to avoid problems associated with periodic usage.   Why having clean wire can save you from a nightmare....

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Secrets to a perfectly prepped welder

Secrets to a perfectly prepped welder

Tip Size  If you are using gasless wire you should be using one size over on your tips. .9 wire, run 1mm tips it gives clearance between wire and the tips therefore giving you more life out of your tips wire only has the contact the tip to work you....

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Questions to ask before buying a tool box

Questions to ask before buying a tool box

USE!  Decide what you really want to use it for (examples) TYPE Cavity Box  which will have large cavities for large items. ( this wasn’t mentioned any further) need to expand Material. Heavier the better, if you look at the packaging and online you should see the weight of the...

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Diesel Tanks: Things to consider

Diesel Tanks: Things to consider

Are you are sick of hauling around 3 rusty old 20L drums in the back of the ute to keep your (running). We have an answer to your problem. New plastic fuel pod? There are a few things to consider before you throw one in the back.   There are...

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