Archive | July/August


2:00 am
July 2, 2009
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How To Kill A Bearing

I continue to be amazed at the shameful way many plants abuse—make that “kill”—their bearings. Designed and lubricated in accordance with their actual operating conditions, bearings often outlive their parent machine’s usefulness. Unfortunately, there’s no thrill in this scenario. So, to bring in some excitement, we overload our equipment, speed it up, run it 24/7 […]


6:00 am
July 1, 2009
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Problem Solvers

Reduce Costs With This New Mobile Diesel Gen Set Caterpillar has introduced a mobile diesel generator set to its line of towable compact products. Rated at 175 kW, the new XQ175, with a fuel-efficient Cat® C6.6 engine, offers ease of use and improved monitoring. The control panel is collocated with the distribution panel. Analog gauges […]