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June 1, 2003  

Canadian Belt Distributor Joins Ptda

Modular Belt Mfg. Inc. of Mississauga, Ont., is one of the newest distributor members of the Power Transmission Distributors Association (PTDA) of Chicago.The association also added Advanced Rubber & …

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  

Ontario Proposes Tax Credit to Encourage Apprenticeship

In its March 27, 2003, budget, the Ontario government proposed to introduce a tax credit to encourage employers to hire apprentices. Under the proposal, corporations and unincorporated businesses in O…

June 1, 2003  

New Firm’s Focus Is Industrial Energy Efficiency

Eco-Watt Inc. of Montreal is a new certified energy consultant representing Energy Automation Systems Inc. (EASI) of Hendersonville, Tenn., which has offered products and systems for electrical energy…

June 1, 2003  

Speakers coach BSA members at annual meeting

ttendees at the Bearing Specialists Association (BSA) 2003 annual convention April 26-30, 2003, in Pasadena, California, were coached on today’s toughest business topics — the economy, ethics and lea…

June 1, 2003  

Gathering your data

In our previous column (MRO April 2003, p. 34), we introduced the first of six stages of implementing a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). The article covered CMMS software installatio…

June 1, 2003  

Making Teams Work

oyalty rolls on a two-way street. This truth is evident in every human relationship that grows. From childhood through job changes, to the selection of a spouse and all the choices we make that involv…

June 1, 2003  

Resolving Crane Pain

Outsourcing specialized maintenance tasks is a common practice, but as the Quebec aerospace company Messier-Dowty Group SNECMA discovered with its cranes and hoists, finding a contractor that can do t…

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  

Mayday!

Recently the SARS situation in Toronto highlighted the possibility of a large-scale business interruption in Canada. Just imagine that a worker at a large auto parts manufacturer comes down with sympt…

June 1, 2003  

Split roller bearings help turn ordinary pipe into precision drive shaft

A couple of standard 2-1/2 in. schedule 80 pipes were quickly transformed into precision drive shafts for critical positioning equipment in the United States Navy Research Laboratory’s new Spacecraft …

June 1, 2003  

Chain oils prevent corrosion

Long-life Molykote chain oils are available from Dow Corning. Extended chain life is made possible due to the use of synthetic-based formulations that resist emulsification and a tackifier that preven…

June 1, 2003  

AC vector control drive stands up to industrial challenges

Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 700 AC drive with vector control is designed to meet the tight torque and speed regulation requirements of industrial automation’s challenging motor contr…

April 1, 2003  

Swing Coupling Interactive Sales CD

This multi-media CD contains the latest information on OETIKER’s Swing Coupling product line. The Swing Coupling is designed to allow you to connect and disconnect supply lines quickly and safely whil…

April 1, 2003  

Seminars Explain New Csa Z142-02 Power Press Standard

Are you concerned about adapting to Z142-02, the revised national standard for power press operation, maintenance and safety? Join Machinery & Equipment MRO and S.A.F.E. Engineering for a one-day semi…

April 1, 2003  

Amadeus Tempo Web Tension Control System

The Amadeus Tempo system by Andantex improves and simplifies registration for printing presses and other equipment needing fast, precise correction. User-friendly setup is ensured by direct connection…

April 1, 2003  

Gear rack line is broadened to increase versatility (April 01, 2003)

Emerson Power Transmission has announced the expansion of its Browning line of gear racks to meet requirements in such industries as packaging, machine tools, material handling, construction and power…

April 1, 2003  

Fan Guys Prologue

The story of the Fan Guys and how they came to possess their amazing superhuman powers is shrouded in mystery.But like a detective at a crime scene who discovers a bit of string here, a gum wrapper th…

April 1, 2003  

Pressure sensor line suits many applications

Asco Valve Canada has launched a highly adaptable line of pressure sensors that are capable of delivering accurate pressure readings in hazardous industry environments. Each pressure sensor is machine…

April 1, 2003  

Harmonic planetary gearhead comes in new size

The Harmonic Planetary HPG series gearhead from HD Systems is available in size 14 with a backlash level of less than 1 arc-min., a level that is maintained for the life of the gearhead. This model ha…

April 1, 2003  

Shaft Repair as Easy as 1, 2, 3.

Speedi-Sleeve is a thin-wall shaft repair sleeve that requires no change in seal size after the repair. It is the fastest way to repair worn shafts. Three simple steps are all that’s required to comp…

April 1, 2003  

The Tsubaki Advantage

Tsubaki of Canada Limited is pleased to introduce its revolutionary cost savings program, THE TSUBAKI ADVANTAGE. This proven program documents your Power Transmission applications and applies the righ…

April 1, 2003  

Modular Worm Gear System Offers Maximum Security

NORD’s UNIBLOC Worm Gear drives operate at up to 92% efficiency, and offer a torque capacity up to 2,690 lb-in. Power ranges from 0.1 to 2 HP, with output speeds from 0.2 to 350 rpm. Gear ratios range…

April 1, 2003  

Craft Bearing Company

US manufacturer of Split-Roller Bearings. Self-aligning & all components split completely down to the shaft. Available in 1-7/16″ through 32″ bore & metric, same day shipment through 12″(300mm). Downl…

April 1, 2003  

Weg’s W21 – a Severe Duty Electric Motor at Standard Pricing

The W21 electric motor reflects WEG’s philosophy of progressive motor design into the twenty first century. The W21 is available in 1Hp to 500Hp; is top Premium Efficient (exceeds NRCAN & CEE standard…

April 1, 2003  

New edition of national standard aims to improve power press safety

The Canadian Standards Association has published a new edition of its standard Power Press Operation: Health, Safety and Guarding Requirements. The standard, known as Z142-02, outlines requirements fo…

April 1, 2003  

Canada’s Economic Growth Doubles in 2002 Despite Losing Steam in Quarter

Economic activity in Canada slowed in the fourth quarter of 2002, as real gross domestic product (GDP) advanced 0.4%, less that one-half of the pace set in the third quarter, according to Statistics C…

April 1, 2003  

Expanding our inventory

t’s been a busy spring for us. In addition to compiling our April issue, we’ve been putting the finishing touches on two new publications for our readers, one of which has been packaged with most copi…

April 1, 2003  

Brakemotor suits high-cycling applications

SEW-Eurodrive’s BGE brake rectifier ensures rapid, precise braking with minimal heat build-up, and allows the company to tailor brakemotor response to the customer’s application. Its dual coil DC brak…

April 1, 2003  

Mechanical Actuators / Screw Jacks

Our Design Guide provides all the elements to assist you with your toughest application needs! Whether you require a standard product or a special system, Duff-Norton has the solution. With the best a…