Archive | November, 2006

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LMT News

BALDOR CONFIRMS PLANS TO ACQUIRE RELIANCE ELECTRIC Baldor Electric Company (Fort Smith,AR) has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Reliance Electric Company (Greenville, SC) and certain of its affiliated companies (the “Power Systems business”) of Rockwell Automation, Inc. Rockwell had put Reliance (which markets its products under the Reliance Electric® […]

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Boosting Your Bottom Line: When You Elect To Repair Rather Than Replace

Repair-or-replace decisions are a crucial part of a motor management plan. In previous columns, we’ve talked about using life-cycle costing to help guide these important decisions. We’ve also discussed the benefits of NEMA Premium motors when replacement is the best option. Sometimes, however, it is more cost-effective to repair a motor. In this case, it […]

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Problem Solvers

Conveyor Idler Bearing Isolator Increases Reliability And Safety While Reducing Downtime And Power Consumption Inpro/Seal Company has announced its new Belt Conveyor Idler/Roller Bearing Isolator. The result of direct customer request, input and feedback, continuous R&D and extensive field testing and trials, this product was designed to increase productivity, save energy and increase safety in […]

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Improving Predictive Maintenance Through Wear Debris Analysis

Treat your oil analysis laboratory as a real partner in the prevention of unexpected equipment shutdowns. Work closely with it to harness the power of the various predictive maintenance techniques that will keep your operations up and running profitably. The goal of every predictive maintenance tool is to provide an early-warning system before equipment failure—and […]

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