Author Archive | Jane Alexander

12:36 pm
September 15, 2014
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Fluke Connect Student Contest Offers Prizes & Bragging Rights for Winning Team of Innovators

Fluke Corporation invites students enrolled in two- and four-year colleges, universities, trade/tech schools and apprenticeship programs to demonstrate their skills and abilities as innovators in the Fluke Connect Student Contest*. Three members of the first-place team and their adviser will receive an expense-paid, three-day/two-night trip to visit Fluke Park in Seattle, WA. The school’s department will […]

11:29 pm
September 11, 2014
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Endress+Hauser Inaugurates New Customer Center in Greenwood, IN

Nearly 400 people were on hand Sept. 10, 2014, to help celebrate the opening of a state-of-the-art Endress+Hauser Customer Center, in Greenwood, IN. Located at the company’s North American headquarters campus, the 80,000-sq.-ft. facility reflects a $16 M infrastructure investment that underscores the strong commitment to the U.S. market by this Swiss-based, family-owned manufacturer and supplier of […]

12:47 pm
September 9, 2014
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Alrik Danielson to Succeed Tom Johnstone as SKF President & CEO

SKF Group has named Alrik Danielson as it new President and CEO, effective January 1, 2015. The move follows a recent announcement by current President and CEO Tom Johnstone that he will be stepping down from the position. Danielson, who has been President and CEO of Höganäs AB since 2005, worked at SKF between 1987 and 2005 and […]

6:16 pm
September 3, 2014
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Inpro/Seal Charity Golf Tournament Raises $11,000+ for Pioneering Provider of Services to People with Developmental Disabilities

The 27th annual Inpro/Seal VIP Charity Golf Tournament raised more than $11,000 for Aspire of Illinois, a non-profit organization recognized throughout the Midwest as a provider of bold, pioneering, uncompromising services to children and adults with developmental disabilities. According to the company, 95 customers, vendors and employees participated in the event at Oakwood Country Club in Coal Valley, IL, on […]

10:49 pm
September 2, 2014
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Parker Hannifin Introduces AC10 Micro Drive and Expands Features/Functions of AC30 Series

According to Parker Hannifin, the new Parker AC10 Micro Drive offers simplified, reliable AC motor-speed control for 0.25  to -30 HP applications. This compact unit incorporates features normally available only in higher-specification drives, including sensorless vector mode, output frequency up to 650Hz and a full 150% overload at 0.5 Hz for one minute. The company’s AC30 series allows control of both AC-induction and permanent-magnet AC […]

5:38 pm
August 28, 2014
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Are You A Psychologist, A Condition-Monitoring Analyst, Or Both?

The roles and responsibilities of today’s equipment-health-focused professionals go beyond collecting and analyzing data. MT asked a condition-monitoring expert to tell us what the job descriptions don’t.  By Jane Alexander, Managing Editor Many colleges and universities require their students to take a basic psychology course. Most students wonder why. But according to Trent Phillips of […]

5:55 pm
August 25, 2014
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Emerson Power Transmission Solutions Launches Torque-Amplification-Analysis Program

Emerson Power Transmission Solutions, a business of Emerson Industrial Automation, has announced the launch of a new torque-amplification-analysis program. Focused on precisely measuring the true torque loads and vibration frequencies experienced by rolling mill drives, it’s part of Emerson’s efforts to help mills process tougher alloys, increase output with thicker slabs or higher speeds, protect against cold-end slabsand mitigate torsional vibration. Developed […]

10:30 pm
August 21, 2014
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TPI Smart Trend Meter 9080 Analyzes/Reports on All Vibration Parameters with Push of a Button

The Smart Trend Meter 9080 from Test Products International (TPI) automatically performs vibration-analysis functions based on machine running speed and displays results at the push of a button. The product comes with standard VibTrend software that stores, analyzes and reports on all vibration parameters for up to 10 assets (with up to 10 readings per […]