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 Belt up: V belts are found in a large proportion of farm machinery and allow the transmission of power in a convenient and relatively cost efficient form. But getting the best out of a V belt drive involves understanding their limitations and why they sometimes fail.
FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP Get up to speed with V belt drives (part one)

Kondinin Group's Josh Giumelli looks at V belts.

05 September 2023

 Saw point: The investment in a cold saw or bandsaw is unlikely to be a cheap one, but it will be an asset to most farm workshops. Photo: Ben White.
FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Cutting to the core of metal saw selection

From the Workshop: Cutting metal

04 September 2023

 Bolt bling : Fasteners come in a range of surface coatings as well as materials.
FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Selection perfection for nut and bolts

Kondinin Group's Josh Giumelli looks at a range of fastener styles and applications.

01 August 2023

 Going nuts: Determining fastener thread size can be pretty frustrating due to the large variety of thread standards used across the world. But a methodical approach and a few handy measurement tools can shed some light on that mystery thread.
FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Shedding light on mystery threads

From the Workshop: Fasteners

30 June 2023

 Big tool: A pipe wrench is actually quite a versatile tool as apart from gripping pipe fittings, it can also be used as a makeshift spanner on tight nuts and bolts, or even to rotate a stubborn pulley hub to wind it off a shaft. Photo: Ben White
FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Cool tools for the cool season

Josh Giumelli, Kondinin Group

31 May 2023

 Gasless MIG welding
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Gasless MIG welding

Gasless MIG technolgy has improved

10 November 2022

 Electrical connections
FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Put the spark into electrical connections

Kondinin Group's Josh Giumelli looks at a range of electrical connection methods.

01 February 2022

WORKSHOP: Good preparation prevents poor weld penetration
FROM THE WORKSHOP

WORKSHOP: Good preparation prevents poor weld penetration

Successful welding preparation depends largely on knowing how to treat each joint

12 January 2022

PARTNER CONTENT

Utrisha N: The new biostimulant boosting broadacre yield potential

Extensive trials conducted across Australia show boosted yields in a wide range of

PARTNER CONTENT

Maximise your nitrogen use efficiency

Losing nitrogen to the environment can be costly.

PARTNER CONTENT

Safety first for the year ahead

Since 1870, Blundstone, have supported & protecting farmers across Australia from

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Precise and Productive Seeding Equipment

The success of next year's harvest begins now, with strong preparation and planning.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

A growing series of reports, each focused on a key discussion point for the farming sector, brought to you by the Farming Ahead team.

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Research Report: High Horsepower Tractors

Kondinin Group has rounded up some real broadacre muscle in this Research Report - looking at 447kW (600hp)-plus tractors.

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Research Report: Sheds

Sheds play a vital role in farming, offering shelter and protection for people, machinery, livestock and valuable inputs like chemicals and fertiliser.

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Research Report: Harvest Weed Seed Mills

The Report includes a round up of commercially-available batching plants as well as farmer-made approaches.

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Research Report: Agritechnica 2023

Kondinin Group’s Mark Saunders, Ben White and Josh Giumelli went to Agritechnica, Germany. This report covers the key award winners from the event and some of the latest autonomous platforms displayed.