Archive | March/April

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Taking it to the extreme…Lubes For Severe Environments

The places where lubrication is needed aren’t always made to order. Too often, lubricants are required to stand up (and perform without a hitch) under some of the most severe conditions imaginable—extremely hot and cold environments, hazardous surroundings, contaminated areas, etc. The following list reflects companies and products that take care of the critical equipment […]

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Compact, durable, lightweight, economical… This New Speed Reducer Takes On Your Toughest Jobs

Baldor has introduced the Dodge MagnaGear XTR, an extra-tough speed reducer that has been engineered to offer maximum reliability and superior performance in especially challenging, high-torque applications. According to the manufacturer, the MagnaGear XTR is ideal for bulk material handling in dirty, dusty, harsh environments. That means mining, aggregate, cement, wood products and grain industries, […]

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Problem Solvers

Compact IR Technology Infrared Cameras’ new compact ICI 7320 is roughly the size of a business card. Offering high image sensitivity and clarity for a 320 x 240 radiometric imager, it operates on a single watt of power using a USB connection. IRFlash software sends real-time radiometric data directly to a hard drive or portable […]

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Our Perspective: Changing Of The Guard

Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor Unless you have been in hibernation these past months, you likely have been riveted to unfolding events in what may be one of the most exciting election seasons in United States political history. I am, of course, referring to the race for the Democratic Party’s nomination for President. For the first […]

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MARTS 2008: Realities In Reliability

With MARTS 2008 quickly approaching, it’s time to take a sneak peak at some of the activities scheduled for this year’s event and the value they can provide for you and your organization. Maintenance Technology In industry today, it’s as important as ever to stay up-todate on the latest technologies, products and practices. This year’s […]

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Do You Really Know Where Your Machines Are?

Becoming a “Reliable Plant” and staying there requires keeping abreast of constantly changing and improving technologies and practices. Deron Jozokos LUDECA, Inc. This article was originally published in the December 2007 issue of Maintenance Technology. In today’s leaner maintenance departments, companies rely heavily on the reliability of their machinery. While the practice of reliability engineering […]

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Key Factors In A World-Class Lubrication Program

Companies today have to work hard and smart to survive in a global marketplace. U.S. industry is managing to keep pace with foreign competition, but only through increased productivity gains. One of the key components to being competitive is extending asset life. This type of focus is changing maintenance strategies from reactive and preventive to […]

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