Klϋber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, has introduced Klübertemp GR AR 555, a multi-purpose lubricant offering exceptional corrosion protection and high evaporation stability. Developed for high-temperature applications (up to 250 °C) and applications exposed to aggressive media, Klübertemp GR AR 555 is a white, homogeneous long-term grease based on a perfluorinated polyether oil […]
Company veteran Scott Saunders has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Moore Industries-International, Inc. (Moore), effective July 15, 2014. In his new position, he reports to Leonard W. Moore, who remains Chairman of the Board of Directors of the instrumentation and process control company he founded in 1968. Saunders joined Moore Industries in 1999 as a Regional Sales Manager. […]
SKF’s new MSL-7000 series laser vibrometer offers a non-contact means for measuring vibration and structure-borne noise from fans, electric motors and pumps. According to the manufacturer, direct integration of this new instrument into a production line also can create a real-time quality control system that measures structure-borne vibration in products with low noise/vibration requirements. The digital, single-unit laser […]
Production Process has launched ProductionACE/CMMS, a new entry-level computerized maintenance management system that meters run hours and cycle counts. The company says that although preventive maintenance based on equipment run hours and cycle counts can be more effective than calendar scheduling, equipment meters often don’t exist. When they do, manually entering meter readings into a CMMS can be a labor-intensive, error-prone […]
Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. (Mitsubishi) has introduced the GOT2000 Series, a human machine interface (HMI) that monitors and controls machine components with a graphical touchscreen. Operators are able to interact with this HMI through intuitive gestures and multi-touch actions, much like they do with tablet and smartphone technologies. According to the manufacturer, the GOT2000 acts as a seamless gateway to industrial automation […]
Veyance Technologies, exclusive manufacturer and marketer of Goodyear Engineered Products, says its recently released Falcon Pd is taking synchronous-belt performance to new heights. Designed to be almost maintenance-free, the Falcon Pd incorporates an advanced HNBR rubber compound that provides a quieter, cleaner drive with a higher-horsepower capacity (up to 36% more) and a higher-torque output on lower-speed applications than the previous generation Falcon product.
Yaskawa Electric Corp. (Yaskawa) and Solectria Renewables, LLC (Solectria) have reached a definitive agreement whereby Yaskawa will acquire Solectria through its U.S. subsidiary, Yaskawa America Inc. Solectria will continue to operate as a wholly owned subsidiary. Headquartered in Lawrence, MA, Solectria manufactures high-performance photovoltaic (PV) inverters for residential, commercial and utility-scale power systems. Since its founding in 2005, […]
Teamwork helped Consolidated Container Company’s Berwick, PA, plant quickly bounce back after a devastating fire. In the process, some important lessons were learned. It was business as usual, September 18, 2013, at the Consolidated Container Co. (CCC) plant in Berwick, PA. The plastic-bottle manufacturer’s blow-molding processes were in full operation as the facility geared up for […]