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    Focus on Harsh Environments: Pie-Squared Maintenance

    September 1, 2000 by Carroll McCormick

    It looks as easy as pie at the Sarsfield Foods Ltd. in Kentville, N.S., which runs flat out producing fruit pies. But not only does the maintenance team do its scheduled work on a daily downtime of ju…

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    Low-cost instrument measures vibration

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    The Viber-G combination instrument is used for measuring overall vibration and for bearing condition monitoring. This low-cost instrument is ideal for maintenance personnel who perform daily machinery…

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    Focus on Harsh Environments: Managing with motor moisture

    September 1, 2000 by Bill Siuru

    Often electric motors in industrial environments are subjected to water and moisture, resulting in expensive-to-repair damage. And while the need to protect electric motors from rain, snow, sleet and …

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    Tips for stack burning and studs

    September 1, 2000 by Frank C. Tabor

    When machine-burning a large number of parts from thin material, it is advisable to “stack-burn” the job. You old-timers out there know what I’m talking about. You stack up several layers of steel and…

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    PEMAC EXPANDS, SEEKS DIRECTORS

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    The Plant Engineering and Maintenance Association of Canada is seeking nominees for the offices of president, vice-president, treasurer and four or more directors for the 2000-2001 term. Nomination an…

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    Plethora of events an information goldmine

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Sep. 26-28, 2000: Canadian Manufacturing Week is at the International Centre, Mississauga, Ont. See special preview on page 47. Contact Reed Exhibition Companies Inc. in Toronto, tel. (416) 491-3999, …

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    Focus on Harsh Conditions: Contaminant attacks prove no problem

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Roller chain lineup includes corrosion-resistant modelsEmerson Power Transmission has announced a six-page, four-colour catalogue for its Morse brand of roller chain, which has been expanded to includ…

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    Focus on Harsh Environments: How to tackle corrosion in submersible pumps

    September 1, 2000 by Steve Minett, Ph.D.

    Submersible pumps–probably more than any other technology–have corrosion problems that must be dealt with regularly. Here are a few tips for end-users about what to watch out for, plus a survey of m…

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    Focus on Harsh Environments: rock solid

    September 1, 2000 by Carroll McCormick

    The job of the mill operator in the Miller’s Creek gypsum quarry is to process rock as fast and at as high an average as possible. On July 17 this year though, the feeder that runs ore into the 100-to…

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    CSA INTRODUCES NEW CERTIFICATION MARKS

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    New certification markings recently introduced by CSA International will provide an alternative to the existing CSA markings used for products certified for use in the U.S. market that currently bear …

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    SEALS KEEP HAZARDOUS LIQUIDS FROM POLLUTING THE ENVIRONMENT

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    AES Engineering, a modular mechanical seal manufacturer based in northern England, manufactures products designed to protect the environment, emphasizing the importance of the careful specification of…

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    SMELTER TURNS WASTE INTO VALUABLE MATERIALS

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    The waste produced by furnaces presents a disposal problem of worldwide concern. Normally, less than half of all white slag is recycled and all black slag is deposited in a heap, from where harmful su…

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    REPORT AIMS TO HELP WHOLESALER-DISTRIBUTORS FORECAST THEIR FUTURE

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    The Distribution Research & Education Foundation (DREF) is preparing its 2001 edition of the report Facing the Forces of Change. Updated and revised every three years, the new edition will create futu…

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    Junction boxes are for hazardous locations

    September 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Turck has introduced Multibox Namur junction boxes and cordsets to eliminate multiple cable runs, simplifying and speeding up the wiring of sensors and other discrete input/output devices used in haza…

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    Canadian president installed at head of Bearing Specialists Association

    June 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    The annual convention of the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) was held in Tampa Bay, Florida in mid-May. Terry Tillsley, president of Transmission Supplies S.A. of Lethbridge, Alta., was named pr…

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    Food industry conveyor wheels need no lubricant

    June 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Technicor’s thermoplastic conveyor wheels, specially designed for the poultry and food industries, feature stainless steel balls and acetal raceways for corrosion resistance. They meet USDA standards,…

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    Setting a valve lubrication schedule can cut maintenance costs

    June 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Problem: Failure to lubricate valves is one of the principal causes of valve failure, according to CPV, a manufacturer of leakproof valves and fittings, and can lead to costly repairs and loss of prod…

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    Controlling the speed of electric motors

    June 1, 2000 by Ted Grove

    Industrial automation processes very often require some method of rotational speed control. Fluid power motors, either hydraulic or pneumatic driven, can accomplish this task admirably over a wide spe…

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    Many sources offered for useful MRO data

    June 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    ON THE WEB… Machinery & Equipment MRO has enhanced its web site on the Internet at www.mro-esource.com, adding more information resources, including an expanded Product Locator Guide secti

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    Web resources expand with mro-esource.com

    June 1, 2000 by Bill Roebuck, Editor

    There are now more reasons than ever to visit Machinery & Equipment MRO on the Internet. The magazine relaunched its web site with additional components and features at an industry event and press con…