MRO Magazine


June 1, 2003  

How to reduce unexpected bearing failures

Every premature bearing failure reduces plant performance and profitability. According to the technical experts at SKF Maintenance Products, more than 60 per cent of premature bearing failures can be …

June 1, 2003  

New appointments at MRO magazine group

New publisher heads MRO group’s four properties.We’ve gone through a staff change lately, so I want to bring you up to date. As of May 12, 2003, Nick Naunheimer has become publisher of the MRO group o…

June 1, 2003  

Specialty motor operates at ultra-low temperatures

Empire Magnets has introduced a line of step motors for motion control applications that require reliable motor operation in extremely cold conditions. Rated for operation in temperatures as low as 20…

June 1, 2003  

Spherical roller bearing keeps out contaminates from felt rolls

As an integral part of the wet end of a paper machine, felt roll bearings are subject to the ingress of corrosive contaminates during operation as well as during wash-down procedures. Entering through…

May 28, 2003  

Hydro-Quebec gets predictive monitoring technology to optimize maintenance operations

Montreal, QC — Hydro-Quebec plans to expand its asset monitoring capabilities with the new condition monitoring so…

May 5, 2003  

New publisher, associate publisher, named for MRO magazine group

Don Mills, ON – Nick Naunheimer has been appointed Publisher of Machinery & Equipment MRO, Canadian Electrical Equ…

April 17, 2003  

Helston steps down as publisher of MRO magazine

Toronto, ON — Peter Helston stepped down from the position of publisher of Machinery & Equipment MRO magazine this…

April 1, 2003  

Bearing catalogue includes in-depth technical information

Rexnord Bearing Group’s 88-page bearing catalogue features both Krown Regal Centrik-Lok and standard MB precision mounted ball bearings in a wide variety of configurations and sizes. A mounted bearing…

March 17, 2003  

More than 90 speakers to be at lubrication conference April 1-3

Houston, TX — Mar. 17, 2003 — Lubrication Excellence 2003 a conference and trade show where lubrication and maint…

November 1, 2002  

Auto-rewind hose reel contributes to workplace safety

Lightweight and robust, Retracta automatic rewind hose reels are suitable for use in automotive and industrial applications. The reels are manufactured from quality, weather-resistant, UV-stabilized p…

September 24, 2002  

Obituary: NRC bearing specialist Keith Brockwell (September 24, 2002)

Ottawa, ON — Sept. 24, 2002 — The Toronto Section, STLE and the Canadian tribological community has lost a valuab…

September 1, 2002  

Focus on Harsh Environments: How to mine more yet maintain less

From increasing its scheduled maintenance activities from five per cent to 40 per cent, to reducing unplanned shutdowns in targeted areas by 50 per cent, a new approach to maintenance at the Brunswick…

August 26, 2002  

Lubrication firm honours distributors in western provinces

Mississauga, ON — Aug. 26, 2002 — Branches of Motion Canada in western Canada have been recognized as Lincoln Ind…

August 9, 2002  

New bearing handbook published for the paper industry

Scarborough, ON — Aug. 9, 2002 — A new handbook for the paper industry, Rolling Bearings in Paper Machines, has b…

May 29, 2002  

Website is a comprehensive reference for bearing application information

Mississauga, ON — May 29, 2002 — The NSK TeC website at is loaded with interactive tools designed…

April 18, 2002  

Lubrication, bearing, seals and hydraulics training featured at STLE 2002 conference in May

Houston, TX — Apr. 18, 2002 — The 2002 Annual Meeting & Exhibition of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication…

April 1, 2002  

Measurement gets better as instrument technology evolves

Measurement products group reorganizesTechniCal Systems, a distributor of instrumentation products based in Hamilton, Ont., has added new products to its line, thanks to the acquisition by Texas-based…

February 28, 2002  

NTN offers advanced roller bearing maintenance seminar May 13-16 for end users, April 15-18 for distributors

Mississauga, ON — Feb. 28, 2002 — The NTN Team Program Rolling Bearing Application and Maintenance Seminar, a com…

February 5, 2002  

Hydraulic fluid named industrial product of the year

Toronto, ON — Feb. 5, 2002 — Petro-Canada’s Hydrex Hydraulic Fluids product line has won the 2002 Lubricants Worl…

January 29, 2002  

Mounting/dismounting of bearings made easier by Internet technology

Toronto, ON — Jan. 29, 2002 — A website giving detailed instructions for mounting and dismounting of all major SK…