• The 300 M Series planetary gearboxes from Bonfiglioli offer low maintenance, versatility, and reliability.
    The 300 M Series planetary gearboxes from Bonfiglioli offer low maintenance, versatility, and reliability.
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As processing and manufacturing sectors increasingly seek out reliable water and wastewater solutions, Bonfiglioli’s portfolio of products offer a variety of applications including desalination, dewatering, mixing and purification.

As Australia and parts of New Zealand face an escalating water crisis, with droughts expected to become more frequent and severe, growing demand for water is putting local water systems under greater pressure.

According to Bonfiglioli ANZ MD Martin Broglia, the local manufacturing and mining sectors, which are responsible for about 20 per cent of all the water consumed, are increasingly seeking out reliable solutions for water and wastewater processes, that will help them mitigate against water scarcity, while also meeting SDG targets.

“Our heavy-duty products meet the complex demands of a range of processes and applications, and are especially effective in handling high radial, axial and torque loads,” said Broglia.

The customisable, flexible and powerful HDP Series parallel shaft gearboxes, HDO Series bevel helical gearboxes and 300 M Series planetary gearboxes offer low maintenance, versatility, and reliability.

Effectively reducing costs

Noting that energy consumption is responsible for about one third of operational costs, Broglia said optimising energy use using advanced and integrated mechatronic solutions is key in managing the total cost of ownership (TCO) of installations.

“Electronic controls also minimise the stress on electro-mechanical components, resulting in reduced maintenance over time.

“The integration of our heavy-duty gearboxes with our innovative mechatronic solutions and human machine interfaces (HMIs) enables the automation of water and wastewater treatment processes, driving enhanced efficiency and improved equipment maintenance, while reducing labour requirements,” said Broglia.

Fast delivery and maximum uptime

Key to Bonfiglioli’s business strategy is its commitment to international safety and quality standards. The company’s production and assembly plant Quality Systems are TÜV and DNV certified.

“Our goal is to develop solutions that enhance system efficiencies, while lowering operating costs,” said Broglia.

Bonfiglioli offers customers large stockholding as well as local assembly and comprehensive support capabilities. In addition, it delivers customised options that extend the useful life of equipment.

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