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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…

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    OBITUARY

    June 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    J. Kenner (Ken) Fee, 59, president of Koyo Canada Inc., Burlington, Ont., died April 11 after a courageous battle with Myelodysplastic Syndrome. Over the past 24 years with Koyo, he served as Vancouve…

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    EASA 2000 attracts thousands

    June 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    The Electrical Apparatus Service Association’s (EASA) 2000 annual convention was held April 2-5 in Anaheim, California, at the Anaheim Convention Center. More than 3,200 people from Canada, the United…

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    Manufacturing research institute garners endowment

    June 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    CONTROLNET OVERCOMES SQUABBLING TO BECOME INTERNATIONAL STANDARDFollowing the successful passage of the international field bus standard IEC 61158, the ControlNet network is now an official Internatio…

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    Fall season bulks up with activities

    June 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    July 6-8, 2000, National Conference for the Advancement of Women in Engineering, Science and Technology. This is part of the series of CCWEST (Canadian Coalition of Women in Engineering, Science and T…

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    News and views about companies, staff, product lines and more (June 01, 2000)

    June 1, 2000 by MRO Magazine

    Toronto-based Invensys Brook Crompton has adopted the concept of lean manufacturing in all of its global divisions, services and manufacturing. This technique–seeking the most innovative and effect…