Archive | January, 2007

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The Fundamentals: The Basics Of Torque Measurement

Brushing up on the available methods and tools for measuring torque will help you improve your accuracy, as well as protect your wallet. Torques can be divided into two major categories: static or dynamic. The methods used to measure torque can be further divided into two more categories: reaction or in-line. Understanding the type of […]

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The Fundamentals: Tapping A Unique Welding Technology To Keep Business Brewin

Even the toughest of projects appear to be no match for this equipment. Think beer, bratwurst and cheese and Milwaukee, Wisconsin might come to mind. In 1977, Ed Michalski had a hunger to start his own business, so he set his sights on the industries that made Milwaukee famous and founded Pro Engineering and Manufacturing, […]

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The Fundamentals: Five Practical Considerations When Choosing Arc-Resistant MCC'S

Arc-resistant motor control centers (MCCs) help protect employees from dangerous arc flashes while reducing the risks of the high costs related to these incidents. Before you invest, make sure you take the following equipment and installation aspects into consideration. They definitely can impact your safety, your maintenance and your costs. Arc-resistant MCCs should be tested […]

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The Five Rights of Lubrication

Many companies fail to realize the importance of lubrication and the application of its five basic “rights” in achieving world-class machinery reliability. This article examines each of these concepts in detail, along with a summary of best practices including procedures in the selection of the optimal lubricant supplier. 1. Right typeAs a first step in […]

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Justify Your Equipment Reliability Enhancements

According to statistical reliability data, as much as 65% of the life cycle costs are determined during the design, procurement and installation phases of new machinery applications [Ref. 1]. While design and procurement are important aspects for any application, the installation of the equipment plays a very signifi cant role. A superb design, poorly installed, […]

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PROBLEM SOLVERS

Keep It Clean And Keep It Running With Smarter Contamination Measurement Schroeder Industries introduces its SMART™ Kit (SMK) for the measurement of contamination levels in hydraulic and lubricating oils. The unit comes complete with the Schroeder TestMate Contamination Monitor® (TCM), making it easy for users to continuously monitor ISO levels in real time. This product can […]

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Companies Work Together To Help Power Gen Facilities

Oil skimming capabilities enhance oil/water separating… Power generation facilities depend on oil/water separators to separate oil from wastewater. Such equipment, however, usually is not going to be particularly effi cient when it comes to removing oil once it has been separated from the waste stream. Traditionally, the separator industry has either used overfl ow skimmer […]

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Lubrication Management & Technology News

SKF EXPANDS SERVICES WITH ACQUISITION OF ILLINOIS-BASED PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE CO.In a move expected to strengthen SKF’s position inreliability services, condition monitoring products, maintenance strategies and consulting services, the company’s subsidiary SKF USA Inc. has acquired Preventive Maintenance Company Inc. (PMCI), of Elk Grove Village, IL. PMCI has 70 employees and annual sales of approximately $10 […]

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