Archive | March, 2008

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Problem Solvers

Compact IR Technology Infrared Cameras’ new compact ICI 7320 is roughly the size of a business card. Offering high image sensitivity and clarity for a 320 x 240 radiometric imager, it operates on a single watt of power using a USB connection. IRFlash software sends real-time radiometric data directly to a hard drive or portable […]

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Compact, durable, lightweight, economical… This New Speed Reducer Takes On Your Toughest Jobs

Baldor has introduced the Dodge MagnaGear XTR, an extra-tough speed reducer that has been engineered to offer maximum reliability and superior performance in especially challenging, high-torque applications. According to the manufacturer, the MagnaGear XTR is ideal for bulk material handling in dirty, dusty, harsh environments. That means mining, aggregate, cement, wood products and grain industries, […]

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Taking it to the extreme…Lubes For Severe Environments

The places where lubrication is needed aren’t always made to order. Too often, lubricants are required to stand up (and perform without a hitch) under some of the most severe conditions imaginable—extremely hot and cold environments, hazardous surroundings, contaminated areas, etc. The following list reflects companies and products that take care of the critical equipment […]

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Communications: Partnering For Safety

Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor In 1995, the U.S. National Safety Council published a provocative paper entitled “In Safety, Half Truths Hide the Story.” It stated: “Practically every [safety related] incident is the result of inadequate management action, supervisor and worker training, procedures and work conditions and/or safety rules and policy enforcement.” This reflects the common […]

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Ensuring Reliability And Safety Of Your Process Cranes

Are you investing too much, too little or too late in your crane maintenance efforts? An in-depth reliability survey can be invaluable in helping determine what level of this maintenance is optimal for your operations. It’s widely known that investing effectively in crane maintenance can help reduce the risk of safety and environmental incidents, breakdowns, […]

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Solution Spotlight: New Speed Reducer Takes On Your Toughest Jobs

Baldor has introduced the new Dodge MagnaGear XTR, an extra-tough speed reducer that has been engineered to offer maximum reliability and superior performance in especially challenging, high-torque applications. According to the manufacturer, the MagnaGear XTR is ideal for bulk material handling in dirty, dusty, harsh environments. That means mining, aggregate, cement, wood products and grain […]

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Part IV. Non-OEM Pump Rebuild Shops: Case Studies

How competent is competent? More importantly, how much might it actually cost your operations if you were to entrust your pumps to the wrong shop? This article is the last installment in a four-part series based on a presentation delivered at the 2007 NPRA Reliability & Maintenance Conference in Houston, TX. As in the previous […]

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