MRO Magazine

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Test and Measurement

Feature
February 1, 2010  

Instrumentation Product Line Is Expanded

Superior Value Products has added Reed Instrumentation products to its line-up. Reed’s instruments include thermometers, hygrometers, multimeters, clamp meters, electrical testers, calibrators, air ve…

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February 1, 2010  

Leak Detective Sleuths Out Trouble (February 01, 2010)

A major industrial facility had an urgent need to locate a vacuum leak in a pipe that was insulated in 1.5-in.-thick rock wool covered by an aluminum outer skin. The cost of downtime at the facility was estimated at $35,000 per hour, and the…

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February 1, 2010  

Software Upgrade Includes Many Enhancements

Apollo has released version 4.0 of its Reality Charting root cause analysis software. This version will enable users to: define problems with accuracy; create detailed cause and effect charts; visuall…

Feature
February 1, 2010  

Thermal Camera Blends Thermal/Visual Images

The SKF TKT1 10 thermal camera produces thermal images from invisible infrared radiation and is used for identifying potential problems caused by overheating. Designed specially for maintenance techni…

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February 1, 2010  

Modular Calibrator Is Rich In Features

The Meriam MFT 4000 modular, handheld calibrator is a combination calibrator/HART communicator that reduces the time spent on field calibrations. Users can view up to four measurements simultaneously …

Feature
February 1, 2010  

The Beat Goes On

Ifyou’re hearing a background beat in your facility but there’s no band in sight, you’ve likely got trouble with your machinery. If you ignore it, the problem may get even bigger, so it’s important that you take steps to beat this ‘beating’…

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February 1, 2010  

Infrared Thermometer Pinpoints Target

The Omega high-performance, handheld OS-DT8855W infrared thermometer features a laser circle/dot sight. This laser sighting system defines the target for point and shoot measurement of temperatures fr…

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February 1, 2010  

Inspection Camera Upgrades Enhance Pipeline Detail

Version 3.5 of Envirosight’s QuickView pipeline zoom inspection camera offers double the zoom capacity, more illumination and improved camera sensitivity for low-light viewing. The enhanced performanc…

News
November 5, 2009  

Supplier delivers its 100,000th infrared camera

Tucson, AZ — FLIR Systems has sold its 100,000th commercial-use infrared camera. The FLIR thermal imager was …

News
September 2, 2009  

Comprehensive ultrasound training program starts Sept. 14

Toronto, ON — UE Systems is holding a comprehensive ultrasound Level I training class that will aid in signif…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

Dynamometer System Is Versatile

The Accudyne family of AC motoring dynamometers from Sakor offers a flexible dynamometer system that is compatible with a broad range of testing applications, including conventional engine and power-t…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

Thermal imager detects component problems

Fluke’s Ti55 IR FlexCam thermal imager features 320 by 240 detectors with excellent thermal sensitivity for high-resolution and high-quality images. Temperatures are displayed live on the large, 5-in….

Feature
June 1, 2009  

PTda 2009 MeMbership Directory Is Out Now

Chicago, IL — A listing of more than 400 distributors and manufacturers of power transmission/motion control products can be found in the new Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) 2009 M…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

New Book Details Uses Of Thermal Imaging To Cut MaintenanCe Costs

Mississauga, ON — Fluke Corporation, a supplier of portable electronic test and measurement and thermal imaging technology, has introduced a new 72-page book filled with the latest information on the…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

New Troubleshooting and Management Tools Help Plant Engineers Manage Industrial EThernet

Mississauga, ON — Fluke Networks, a provider of network solutions for the testing, monitoring and analysis of enterprise and telecommunications networks, has announced the availability of a wide rang…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

Condition Monitoring Helps In Reducing Noise In Gear Drives

Hannover, Germany — Recent European legislation has reduced allowable noise levels in industry by 5 dB and now requires machine and system manufacturers to provide information about noise radiation. …

Feature
June 1, 2009  

Ultrasonic System Listens And Measures

According to bearing manufacturers, lubrication problems account for 36% of bearing failures — and over-lubrication is a more frequent cause of these failures than under-lubrication. As a result, sev…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

Heat Seeker

Electric motors are the backbone of industry. Alone, they account for 70% of the electricity consumed by industry. An integral part of optimizing motor performance and minimizing downtime is having th…

Feature
June 1, 2009  

Infrared Inspection Update Saves Big Money

Apaper mill had a very successful infrared inspection program that its managers wanted to expand. However, the requirements of NFPA 70E regulations were causing the US-based mill to rethink its strate…