Facilities Maintenance

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Get your bearings with dry-tech kit

    December 15, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    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

  • 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,

  • Ready for washdowns

    December 15, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    ReliaMark has added two products to its line for washdown applications: corrosion-resistant mounted units and stainless steel chain. The mounted units come with stainless steel and thermoplastic housings with set screw or eccentric collar stainless steel inserts in pillow block,

  • Couplings provide heavy-duty protection

    December 15, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    Ringfeder Power Transmission’s GWS safety couplings from the GERWAH product segment are custom-built for heavy-duty needs. Up to 12 standardized switching units are located on the outer ring of the coupling, ensuring a backlash-free connection and reliable torque transmission between

  • Double thrust capacity to RG4

    December 15, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    Installing an extra roller bearing on Amacoil-Uhing’s Model RG3 linear drive doubles the trust capacity to RG4 without significantly increasing the size of the unit. The centre bearing on the RG3 makes point contact with the drive shaft on two

  • Keyera to acquire majority stake in Ricinus gas plant

    December 12, 2014 by PLANT Staff

    Wants to increase capacity to 221 million cubic feet per day.

  • Shutdowns Fort McMurray
    March 3rd 2015

    Presented by the CI Energy Group. The 4th annual conference covers the delivering of plant shutdowns that meet budget, stays within targeted timelines and puts safety at the forefront. Click here for more information.

  • Asset Reliability
    February 4th 2015

    Presented by the CI Energy Group. Processes and strategies needed to drive best reliability practices. Click here for more information.

  • STLE 70th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
    May 17th 2015

    The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) conference showcases more than 400 technical papers, application- based case studies and best practice reports, and discussion panels on technical or market trends. Exhibits and commercial presentations spotlight the latest products and

  • Troubleshooting Air and Fluid Handling Systems
    November 6th 2014

    Presented by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) Hamilton, the Troubleshooting Air and Fluid Handling Systems seminar will provide an overview of troubleshooting techniques. E-mail Ken Ray at