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June 10, 2009
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Lubrication Checkup: Greasing Your Motors

Symptom: “As a greaser for an auto part manufacturer, I’ve noticed an increase in the number of replaced fractional and low-horsepower motors I now have to grease. Most of the replacement ‘offshore’ motors all have grease nipples, but they don’t seem to last as long as the ones without nipples. Any suggestions for grease amount […]

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June 1, 2009
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Viewpoint: The Importance Of Human Capital In PdM

Jim Seffrin, Director, Infraspection Institute Savvy business professionals recognize the importance of capital when undertaking any new project. Failure to properly capitalize a project can have disastrous consequences—particularly when a business does not have the key resources it needs. Unfortunately, in the aggressive marketing of predictive maintenance (PdM) technologies, it is relatively easy to spawn […]

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June 1, 2009
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Capacity Assurance Marketplace

Trouble-Free Brushless Motor & Control Family Baldor’s new family of BSM25C and BSM33C brushless motors offer the benefits of high torque and power in small packages, reduced maintenance and quiet operation. The new BMC series controls are simple to operate, as no programming is necessary; they provide a tight speed regulation better than 0.5% and […]

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June 1, 2009
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The Green Edge

Torque Certification Program Targets Wind Professionals To meet the needs of the growing global wind industry, Snap-on Industrial has launched a torque certification program, which explores torque theory and proper use and application of equipment. “The understanding and proper application of torque is a mission-critical element of a viable and sustainable wind-power industry in the […]

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June 1, 2009
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Uptime: Maintenance Is Not A Supplier

Maintain – To sustain or preserve a desired level of facility, equipment and process performanceMaintenance Department – A group of people assigned to sustain or preserve a desired level of facility, equipment and process performanceMaintenance Mechanic – A person with sufficient skills and knowledge to sustain or preserve a desired level of facility, equipment and […]

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June 1, 2009
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Solution Spotlight: Unitized Split Seals Will Simplify Your Life

A cost-effective alernative to equipment teardown According to Chesterton, its patent-pending 33K split seal is not only quick to install and reliable, it has proven to outperform conventional lip seals.  Its innovative split technology prevents penetration of external contaminants from entering the housing to provide excellent service in bearing and gearbox applications, among others. The […]

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