Archive | June, 2013

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Lubrication Checkup: Lubricant Swaps

By Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor Symptom:   “Having implemented an in-house consolidation program, we hope to significantly reduce the number of lubricants that our site stocks and uses. We have a number of greases and gear lubricants of similar viscosity and want to know how to determine their compatibility when switching from one to another.” […]

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Technology Showcase: MRO Equipment And Supplies

Protective Eyeware For Outdoor Environments 3M’s line of Safety Sunwear combines heavy-duty protection with a sleek look and solid design. Suited for harsh outdoor working environments, these shades feature lenses that absorb 99.9% of UVA and UVB, and meet the requirements for ANSI Z87.1-2010.  Options include foam gaskets, anti-scratch and anti-fog coatings, mirrored lenses, polarized […]

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Capacity Assurance Marketplace

Protective Arc-Resistant Switchgear American Electric Technologies now offers arc-resistant switchgear designed for offshore and onshore applications. Arc flashes can be channeled through venting ducts out of the top of the system away from the operator, or into a safe location with an application-specific exhaust. In addition, AETI offers an arc-mitigation system which can be paired […]

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Viewpoint: Innovation Through Standards Collaboration — Myth Or Reality?

By Thomas J. Burke, President & Executive Director, OPC Foundation The landscape is continually changing in automation. The myriad of consumer electronics that are regularly used by the engineers of today and tomorrow have changed how people think with respect to interoperability: Automation is now expected to work right out of the box. This is providing […]

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