• Think Lean: Stand to observe

    December 20, 2014 by Richard Knust

    Standing and observing allows you to see processes, operations, tasks and subtasks really work.

  • Selecting the right insulation and continuity tester

    REDWIRE December 18, 2014 by Megger Limited

    With a wide variety of testers to choose from, selecting the proper Megger tester can seem an overwhelming task at first. It just requires organization.

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    Induction motors cut energy use

    December 17, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    Baldor Electric Co.’s energy efficient AC–GPM induction motors are available in 250 to 1,500 hp, 2,300 to 4,000 V sizes with totally enclosed fan-cooled, foot-mounted designs for industrial applications such as pumps, fans, conveyors and compressors that require high torque.

  • Inside Maintenance: Implementing ISO 50001

    December 17, 2014 by Steve Gahbauer

    NRCan offers tools that will help validate improvement initiatives and verify ongoing performance.

  • Understanding the importance of calibration and the impact on your business

    REDWIRE December 16, 2014 by Thermo-Kinetics Measurement & Control Ltd.

    Your business runs on the accuracy of your equipment. Through proper, regular calibration, you achieve the greatest return on your investment.

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    Multiplexer transmits unlimited outputs

    December 16, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    Ultra Electronics’ EOTec 2000 multi-node MX multiplexer transmits up to 16 1024 input channels and unlimited output channels of bi-directional electrical information over a pair of fibre optic cables. Use it for remote data acquisition, emissions monitoring, data and signal

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    Transducers handle high pressures

    December 16, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    American Sensor Technologies, Inc.’s AST5400 explosion proof and non-incendive differential pressure transducer measures line pressures up to 5,000 psi (350 bar), providing an output signal of analogue voltage or 4-20 mA for monitoring filters or dryers, ensuring flow, or calculating

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    Lab workspace pre-engineered

    December 16, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    HEMCO Modular CleanLabs pre-engineer the lab workspace, including the structure and the lab furniture/fume hoods to outfit the interior. Wall panels made with a fibreglass surface provide chemical resistance and excellent light reflectivity. The structure is easily assembled, modified, or

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    Get your bearings with dry-tech kit

    December 15, 2014 by

    Engineers will find the right dry running bearing for their applications with the dry-tech box from plastics specialist igus. The sample kit contains a set of card overlays that filter the bearing choices by criteria – similar to the igus

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    Torque increased 60%

    December 15, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    NORD Drivesystems’ next generation of two-stage helical-bevel gears deliver up to 97% efficiency and a 60% increase in torque to weight ratio over the previous series. The 92.1 and 93.1 come in five gear-case sizes characterized by an open, smooth,