Archive | 2014

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6:57 pm
November 25, 2014
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Crystal Instruments Debuts Coco-80 Vibration Data Collector

The CoCo-80 Vibration Data Collector from Crystal Instruments has both route based data collection and onsite measurement functions. The route based data collection mode includes: overall readings, time waveform, spectrum and demodulated spectrum. Onsite measurement mode conducts the following tests in addition to the data collection functions: bump test, coast-down / run-up, and balancing. The […]

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November 25, 2014
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Yokogawa to Release Multi-function Wireless Adaptor

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it will release a newly developed multi-function wireless adaptor on December 1. This adaptor enables wired devices that transmit/receive digital ON/OFF signals or receive 4–20 mA analog signals to function as ISA100 Wireless field wireless devices. Field wireless systems enable plant field devices and host-level monitoring, control, and other systems […]

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November 25, 2014
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OMEGA OSXL-EX Compact Infrared Cameras

The easy-to-use, lightweight OMEGA OSXL-EX series compact infrared cameras have 3 views, thermal, visible and MSX imaging featured on their high resolution color LCD display. The dramatic MSX thermal images clearly reveal problems from sources of energy loss, moisture intrusion and structural issues to overheating electrical and mechanical equipment. This thermal imager series offers the definitive compact […]

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2:30 pm
November 25, 2014
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DMSI Releases SQL Server Based MAINTelligence Integrated Reliability System

Design Maintenance Systems Inc. (DMSI) has released its new SQL Server based MAINTelligence V5.0 application software. MAINTelligence is designed for large industrial process operations, discrete manufacturing, mining and other organizations whose operations rely on the health of their physical assets. MAINTelligence V5.0 now uses Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 (and higher) as the heart of […]

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5:51 pm
November 21, 2014
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PLCs Control Massive Hangar Doors at San Francisco International Airport

By Jenna Castro, San Francisco International Airport, Design & Construction Department A Boeing 747-400 is 232 ft. long, has a wing span of 212 ft. and a tail height of 64 ft. It weighs close to 875,000 lbs. at takeoff. The Superbay Maintenance Hangar at the San Francisco International Airport can accommodate up to four […]

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November 21, 2014
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5 Steps to a Safer Manufacturing Facility

A manufacturing facility can be a dangerous place, especially if management doesn’t enforce strict safety protocol and maintenance checks. In general terms, your facility should be stocked with equipment for quick action when a safety hazard is spotted. Your personnel should understand when to act on a perceived danger and when to stand down. Moreover, you should understand the […]

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6:42 pm
November 20, 2014
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Eaton’s V-Spring Telescoping Light Pole System Offers Safer, Less Expensive Lighting

Power management company Eaton today introduced the V-Spring Telescoping Light Pole from its Crouse-Hinds business, designed to increase safety and reduce labor costs associated with installing and maintaining lights at industrial facilities. The controlled lowering pole features spring assistance to easily move the fixture up and down vertically. The V-Spring system may prevent the need […]

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2:49 am
November 20, 2014
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Automation Fair 2014 Links Attendees to The Connected Enterprise

An information-packed Automation Fair 2014 (the 23rd in a series of annual events) kicked off today at the Anaheim Convention Center, in Anaheim, CA. More than 9000 registrants from around the globe attended day one of this year’s fair, presented by Rockwell Automation and members of its PartnerNetwork program. Many of the attendees arrived early in Anaheim to participate in the annual Rockwell Automation […]

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