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Capacity Assurance Marketplace

Fast-Response pH Sensor For Industrial Applications ABB now offers the Endura TBX587 Retractable pH sensor that targets 1″ NPT process connections found in sample lines in a range of industrial applications. This convenient new system incorporates a number of innovative design features, including a temperature compensation element at the tip of the sensor to provide […]

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The Green Edge

What You Need to Know About the Stimulus Package In response to the American Economic Recovery and Investment Act signed into law by President Barack Obama on February 17, ITT Corporation has published a new White Paper, “The Most Important Things You Need To Know About The Stimulus Package,” which focuses on the Federal government’s […]

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Capacity Assurance Strategies: CMMS: A Manager's Best Friend

Unlocking the potential… Want a simple record-keeping tool? Get a spreadsheet. Want a key to increased productivity and profitability? Unchain your CMMS. This author lets you in on what’s involved.   A computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) truly can be a manager’s best friend. By enabling technicians to gather and store vital information in its […]

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Tracing Fan Vibration to Flexible Soil

In this case, the cause of machinery health problems really did start from the ground up. The call came in to Mechanical Solutions, Inc. (MSI) from an electric power gen company. Excessive vibration was plaguing two newly installed Induced Draft (ID) fans at one of the company’s flagship generating stations. The two units, each driven […]

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Solution Spotlight: Leveraging An Advanced Maintenance Technology

The FLIR T250 infrared camera is the type of advanced technology that can pay for itself in very short order. Optimized for electrical mechanical surveys, it can scan wide areas and multiple components to find trouble fast. Among other things, it also can be used to help identify unsafe working conditions from overheating motors, compressors, […]

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My Take: Cash For Clunkers and Crush For Credit

  Jane Alexander, Editor-In-Chief Tuesday, April 7, as I thought I was putting the finishing touches on this column about some exciting motor news, I took a few minutes to scroll through the online edition of the New York Times. In the Opinion section, an editorial entitled “Cash for Clunkers”* caught my attention. Its focus […]

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MT News

News of people and events important to the maintenance and reliability community BOB PAGANO APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF ITT INDUSTRIAL PROCESS BUSINESS Robert J. Pagano, Jr. has been appointed president of Industrial Process (IP), one of the ITT Corporation fluid businesses headquartered in Seneca Falls, NY. He replaces Ken Napolitano, who has been named president of […]

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Uptime: Factory Jobs Anyone?

  Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor Imagine that you’re 15 years old. You like new technology. You’re a whiz at strategy games. You built your own computer and set up a wireless network. You’re yearning for your first car. You have fleeting thoughts what you would like to do when you grow up. Earn big bucks! […]

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