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Test and Measurement

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February 1, 2010  

Resistive Load Bank Solution Is Custom Built (February 01, 2010)

The custom-built AC/ DC resistive load bank service from Ohm Loads is designed for use in industries that require high-quality resistive loads for the in-house testing and ongoing maintenance of plant…

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February 1, 2010  

Small Engine Test System Is Versatile

A completely integrated, turn-key system for testing small two-cycle and four-cycle engines, the VersaDyne small engine test system is designed for testing engines found in equipment such as small out…

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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…

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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 …

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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…

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February 1, 2010  

Condition Monitoring Measurement System Watches Over Equipment

Designed for tough industrial environments, SKF’s Multilog IMx-S on-line condition monitoring measurement system provides early fault detection and prevention for a variety of applications. Two models…

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February 1, 2010  

Vibration/Temperature Sensor Monitors Performance

Model 972 solid state loop-powered vibration and temperature sensors from Columbia Research Labs are designed to monitor and trend machinery performance. They provide level monitoring alarm and shutdo…

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February 1, 2010  

Electronic Caliper Withstands Dirt, Water

Providing an IP67 level of protection against coolant, water, dirt and dust, the 798 electronic slide caliper series from L.S. Starrett is suitable for the shop floor environment. It features an extra…

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February 1, 2010  

Meter Monitors Mechanical Equipment Vibrations

The Reed VM-6320 vibration meter measures acceleration, velocity and displacement with a bearing condition monitoring function and piezoelectric accelerometer. Velocity measurement range is 0.01 cm/s …

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February 1, 2010  

UV Inspection Lamp Detects Wide Variety Of Leaks

The handheld Spectronics BIB-150P UV inspection lamp, featuring a rugged 150-W Built-In-Ballast bulb, can pinpoint any industrial leak, such as oil, hydraulics, refrigerant, gasoline, diesel fuel and …

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February 1, 2010  

Thermal Imager Comes With Training DVD

New Fluke thermal imagers come with a free 2-1/2-hour training DVD designed to help owners get the most from their imagers. The package includes step-by-step instructions covering both the theory and …

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February 1, 2010  

Compact Inspection System Sees Around Tight Drains

Ridgid has added the SeeSnake microDrain inspection system to its SeeSnake line of drain inspection products. This compact system features a 30-ft flexible cable and a 22-mm-diameter camera head that …

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February 1, 2010  

Power Quality Analyzer Is Ready To Go

Containing everything to measure single-or three-phase power, the TES power quality analyzer can measure active power, reactive power, apparent power, power integration and power factor, up to 600 V o…

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 …

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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…