• Loading Dock Safety Connects with IIoT

    Forty years of technology advancements have improved safety and are now integrating loading-dock activities with plant systems, thus driving overall efficiency.

  • Clamp-on flow meters

    A series of clamp-on ultrasonic flow meters fasten on the outside of vertical or horizontal pipes ranging in size from 1/2 in. to 48 in. Housed in a water- and dust-tight NEMA 4X polycarbonate enclosure, the meters are compatible with a range of metal and plastic pipe materials and liquids including chemicals, viscous liquids, and […]

  • Special-Edition Podcasts From The SMRP Conference

    The 2020 SMRP Annual Conference will be held virtually this year, from Oct. 19 to 21. EP editorial director Gary Parr recently sat down with several of the exhibitors, discussing a variety of topics in these special-edition podcasts.   L.J. Andreuzzi, North American Business Development Manager for the Henkel’s Loctite brand, Rocky Hill, CT, describes […]

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Each month we talk with maintenance and technology professionals about their views and pressing problems on the factory floor.

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  • Laser System Assures Pump Efficiency

    LevAlign Expert system provides simple accurate measurement of vertical-pump tolerances. For 10 years, 56 vertical utility pumps operated continuously and without incident at one of the world’s largest chemical companies, located in Germany. After almost 100,000 operating hours in that span, it was necessary to conduct thorough, detailed asset maintenance. Two of the vertical pumps […]

  • Move from Reactive to Proactive

    By Dr. Klaus M. Blache, Univ. of Tennessee Reliability and Maintainability Center (RMC) More than half of the facilities/factories in North America still rely on reactive maintenance as their overall maintenance strategy. For decades, evidence has demonstrated the greater benefits of performing proactive maintenance. So much so, that the PdM/CBM framework makes the old way […]

  • Become A Change Agent

    To develop and maintain a competitive position in any industry requires the ability to implement change and gain and maintain workforce support along the way.

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NEW PRODUCTS

  • Clamp-on flow meters

    A series of clamp-on ultrasonic flow meters fasten on the outside of vertical or horizontal pipes ranging in size from 1/2 in. to 48 in. Housed in a water- and dust-tight NEMA 4X polycarbonate enclosure, the meters are compatible with a range of metal and plastic pipe materials and liquids including chemicals, viscous liquids, and […]

  • Location-awareness system

    Location Awareness is part of the Plantweb digital ecosystem that advances industrial safety to protect employees at refineries, chemical plants, and oil and gas platforms. The wireless personnel-location system offers companies an enhanced option to protect their most important asset—workers. Used for safety mustering and man-down events, the system gives managers a snapshot of employee […]

  • Accelerometer for limited space

    Model 630A91 triaxial ICP accelerometer, with a top-exit M12 connector, operates in space-constrained installations that require an ICP accelerometer with a vertical run of cable but do not have room for a 90-deg. turn from a straight connector. Features include the ability to take three simultaneous vibration measurements and a top-exit connector. It is available […]

  • EtherNet/IP update

    An update to add EtherNet/IP communications to the MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLC provides more options for end users, designers, and OEMs to integrate the FC6A Plus with many types of I/O systems and intelligent automation devices. The FC6A Plus can now connect with, monitor, and control any I/O, variable-speed drive, motor controls, or other intelligent […]

  • Specialized-Maintenance Packaging

    Redesigned packaging of the company’s Specialist line simplifies identification of the correct product for specialized maintenance needs. The line–including lubricants, penetrants, greases, cleaners and degreasers, and rust-management solutions–now bears the colors of the WD-40 brand, meaning for every challenge there is now a blue and yellow can. With the redesign, the Specialist line more closely […]

  • Atomizing Spray Nozzle

    The 1/4 NPT FullStream liquid atomizing spray nozzle provides a full cone spray pattern for pressurized liquids. The tangential-flow design is vaneless, creating internal features to resist clogging while producing a uniform distribution in a round pattern with medium to large droplets. Right-angle design is compact and operates to 100 psig liquid pressure. The nozzles […]

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