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1:24 am
June 20, 2014
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Save Cooling Tower Energy with These 10 Easy Maintenance Tips

Did you know that some simple cooling tower maintenance could help your facility save up to 15% on its electricity costs? Routine preventive maintenance also can help conserve water and extend the operating life of your cooling equipment. Over time, the leaving-water temperature of a neglected cooling tower will rise, as will the energy costs […]


5:02 pm
June 13, 2014
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Axial Excluder Seal Protects Wind-Turbine Bearings from Debris and Contaminants

SKF has introduced an axial excluder seal that offers a high-performance alternative to conventional rubber seals for protecting the main shaft bearings on wind turbines. According to the manufacturer, as an advanced first line of defense against any debris or contaminants the wind carries, this new seal  can help operators reduce the risks of bearing failures and associated costs of downtime, repair and lost […]


8:44 pm
May 27, 2014
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Several KLOZURE Bearing Isolators Receive Upgraded IP Ratings

Garlock has announced that several products in its KLOZURE line of bearing isolators have received upgraded ingress protection (IP) ratings from the National Electrical Manufacturers Association’s NEMA MG-1 2009 Part 5 specification. The GUARDIAN, MICRO-TEC II, SGI and EnDuro have been upgraded from IP55 and IP56 sealing ratings to IP65 and IP66 sealing ratings, confirming their suitability […]