Norbar Case Study

CS-30 Sugar Mill: Sunshine Sugar – Technofast Case Study

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Site

Sunshine Sugar – Condong, Northern NSW

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Original Set-Up

5.0” and 4 1/2” Hex nuts tightened with flogging spanner

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Issues Experienced

  • Manual Handling Concerns
  • No control of bolt loads
  • Physically demanding
  • OH&S concerns due to working at heights, within confined spaces & the use of flogging spanners
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Installation Time

Old Method = 4 hours 30 minutes (2-3 personnel +)
New Method = 30 minutes to 1 hour (2 personnel)

Time Saving = 3-4 hours

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Application

Roller Clamping Bolts

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Technofast Product Used

EziTite® Hydraulic Nuts along with hydraulic pump, 4 way manifold and hydraulic hoses.

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Benefits Experienced

  • Eliminated manual handling concerns
  • Eliminated major OH&S concerns
  • Simplified operation and installation process for operators
  • Ability to apply precise bolt loads
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Feedback Recieved

“The EziTite Nuts were much faster and required less effort to install. Removes all OH&S risks and serious manual labour which presents as high risk for our operators.”
– Maintenance Personnel

Application Pictures

IBS Rope being tensioned with EziTite IBS EziTite hydraulic Nuts

EziTite® Hydraulic Nuts fitted for safety, precision & time saving which equals money saved.

IBS Rope being tensioned with EziTite IBS EziTite hydraulic Nuts

EziTite® Hydraulic Nuts were tensioned simultaneously to ensure an even tensioning force over all units.

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