By Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor Over the holidays, I was one of the thousands upon thousands of passengers who boarded planes on the busiest air-travel day of the year and flew across the country or globe to visit family and friends. It takes a hectic day like that to truly appreciate how much we (both […]
This year, we explore lubrication trends, techniques and benefits using the scale of proven success.
2012 was quite a year for change in the power industry. What can we expect in 2013? The keynote speakers at Power-Gen advised the attendees to expect changes, but what will they look like?
Packing Solution Reduces Flush Rates Chesterton’s SuperSet has been specifically designed to increase packing and equipment service life while dramatically reducing flush rates. It combines the sealing capabilities of the company’s Mechanical Packing products (including enhanced performance, sealibility, leak prevention, chemical compatibility, strength, toughness and thermal characteristics) with the patented design of the EnviroSeal SpiralTrac™ […]
Certification matters. The more certified lube professionals there are, the stronger the ‘voice’ of lubrication will be throughout industry.
Lube System Overcomes A Variety Of Challenges Techno-Sommer’s Sharpshooter system addresses a number of lube challenges, including, among others, hard-to-reach lubrication points and the unacceptability of mist lubrication. Working off standard shop air at up to 90 psi, it can place a drop of lubricant at up to 1m away with pinpoint accuracy. A pressurized tank […]
By Bill Kiesel We begin 2013 with a number of challenges and opportunities. On one hand, some of the strongest headwinds we face are associated with government indecision (the debt ceiling, sequestration and wrangling over too many regulations vs. too few, for example). On the other hand, most of us are looking forward to what […]
Go Ahead And Try It: A Little More Tenderness The last Friday of 2012 found me listening to the Afternoon Shift, a program produced by Chicago’s WBEZ Public Radio station. In his wonderful voice, the host Rick Kogan was discussing New Year’s resolutions and how people tend to make them. Needing all the help I could […]