Archive | March/April

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LMT News

News of people and events important to the Lubrication Management community ALEITHE NAMED VP & GM ABB LOW VOLTAGE DRIVES BIZAaron Aleithe has been named vice president and general manager of Low-Voltage Drives at ABB Inc., Automation Products. He fills the position Rick Hepperla held before his recent promotion to division manager for Automation Products […]

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Part II of II…Screw Compressors: Operating Principles & Sealing

Part I of this two-part series (LUBRICATION MANAGEMENT & TECHNOLOGY, Jan./Feb. 2008) emphasized the application ranges and volume control options of twin-screw compressors. It explained the general features of these dual-shaft rotary machines, which operate on the principle of positive displacement combined with internal compression. Operation of oil-free (dry) vs. liquid flooded (wet) rotary screw […]

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When it comes to ball bearings…What Keeps Customers Rolling? “Five Factors of Excellence”

Providing unfailing operation from ball bearing failure requires looking at the subject the way experts do—with a cold eye on the factors leading to success and failure. Ignore them and the result could be production interruptions that cost your company time, money and reputation. Embrace them and you can look forward to a number of […]

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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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