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    Grace Engineered Products launches full line of IIoT smart devices

    April 22, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Grace Engineered Products new GraceSense Predictive Maintenance System, offers an end-to-end solution offering wireless sensors, configurable hardware architecture, and intuitive user interface. Initial product offering consists of: battery-powered GraceSense Vibration and Temperature Node, which can be deployed onto any rotating

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    Larson Electronics 3P Delta Buck and Boost Step-Up Transformer

    April 15, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Larson Electronics released a three-phase Delta buck and boost 50/60Hz transformer. It provides protection against critical equipment failures by isolating the power source from the connected device. The 2.48 kVA unit provides 208V Delta with 6.88 amps on the primary

  • Should I Fret About Fretting Corrosion?

    April 15, 2019 by Douglas Martin

    Fretting corrosion is often seen on external bearing surfaces (bore, outer diameter surfaces, and side faces) and the degree of fretting corrosion can vary. As a user should I “fret” about “fretting corrosion”? First, what is fretting corrosion? It is

  • News Industry

    Timken Acquires The Diamond Chain Company

    April 8, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    The Timken Company acquired The Diamond Chain Company from Amsted Industries. Diamond Chain is a supplier of high-performance roller chains for industrial markets. “The acquisition of The Diamond Chain Company adds another strong industrial brand with a reputation for quality,

  • Self-Lubricating Bearings

    March 25, 2019 by Chris Diak and Juan Pablo Geraldo

    Properly specified, self-lubricating bearings reduce maintenance costs, extend bearing life, and are more environmentally friendly. Motion system designers are increasingly outfitting round and profile rails with self-lubricating bearings that can significantly, reduce cost of ownership, improve performance and deliver virtually

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    Beckhoff TwinSAFE Logic Solutions

    March 11, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    New generation of Beckhoff TwinSAFE safety controllers based on EL6910 TwinSAFE Logic terminal, make it possible to adapt the TwinSAFE system more specifically to exact requirements of a machine concept as well as to a broader spectrum of programmable safety

  • Product

    Mitsubishi Electric Automation Handheld Models

    March 11, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Mitsubishi Electric Automation now offers handheld models for its GOT2000 Series. The GT25 Handy GOT, offered in 5.7-inch and 6.5-inch models, connects to industrial automation devices, including programmable logic controllers (PLC), variable frequency drives, servos and temperature controllers. The handheld

  • Most Important Asset for CMMS/EAM: PEOPLE

    February 25, 2019 by Erika Mazza

    The importance of people’s reliability on your asset data integrity. Even though we are entering the era of IIoT and smart machines, the reality is that most organizations are using Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) or an Enterprise Asset Management

  • Product

    ABB Dodge Food Safe Bearings

    February 25, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    ABB launched Dodge Food Safe mounted ball bearings, designed to withstand caustic, high-pressure cleaning and sanitation processes. The bearings are first industrial bearings to achieve IP69 water protection rating without use of an end cover. Also are only bearings to

  • Are Bearings Explosion Proof?

    February 18, 2019 by Douglas Martin

    The question posed in the title is one that I have been asked a couple of times and is not easy to answer. If one looks at any technical documentation from a bearing manufacturer, nothing is written about it. Yet

  • News Industry

    Eaton Expands North America Portfolio

    January 28, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Eaton Vehicle Group’s Aftermarket division has reached a distribution agreement with Bezares SA, becoming North American master distributor for its mobile power hydraulic portfolio. Eaton will also provide post-sale service and support through Roadranger field team. “Our customer relationships provide

  • Benefits of Bearing Remanufacturing

    January 28, 2019 by

    When it makes sense to remanufacture bearings instead of getting them new. Challenge A 1,000 MW coal-fired power stationidentified six pulverizer roll wheel bearings that needed replacement before the pulverizer could return to service, a very real problem since the

  • Product

    High Speed Mag Drill

    January 23, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Hougen Manufacturing, Inc., portable magnetic drill, HMD906, is high-speed and designed to take advantage of carbide annular cutters. Carbide tooling is more effective at drilling holes when turned at a higher RPM. HMD906 comes in two arbor configurations. First arbor

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    Cast-Iron Three-Phase AC Motors

    January 16, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    IronHorse MTCP2 industrial duty motors are offered in T-Frame (one to 300 horsepower) and TC-Frame/C-Face (one to 30 hp), with C-face kits are available for motors over 30hp. They are available in 1200, 1800, and 3600 rpm and have Totally

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    Beckhoff ELM314x Economy Line

    January 15, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Beckhoff Automation added ELM314x economy line to the EtherCAT measurement module family. This I/O system expansion simplifies the use of system-integrated precision measurement technology. ELM314x measurement modules are available in two, four, six and eight-channel versions. High-precision measurements with an

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    Schmidt Controlflex couplings

    January 15, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Ruland Manufacturing is now an authorized distributor for Controlflex couplings manufactured by Schmidt-Kupplung. Controlflex couplings have compact balanced design, are electrically isolating, and have high misalignment capabilities. The couplings are comprised of two anodized aluminum hubs joined by pins to

  • News Industry

    Magna expects sales to be hurt by sale of fluid pressure and controls business

    January 15, 2019 by The Canadian Press

    AURORA, Ont. – Magna International Inc. says it expects its sales this year will be weighed down by a stronger U.S. dollar and the sale of its fluid pressure and controls business. The Ontario-based auto parts maker, which keeps its

  • Product

    HPS Titan N

    January 14, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Hammond Power Solutions Inc. (HPS), now offers three phase encapsulated transformers for industrial and harsh environments named the HPS Titan N. HPS Titan N is completely encapsulated in epoxy and silica, providing protection from airborne contaminants and prevents the ingress

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    Schütte SCX Multi-Spindle Automatic Lathe

    January 14, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Schütte offers the SCX, its multi-spindle automatic lathe. Everything that is not directly related to the production of workpieces has been eliminated from the machining area. There are no drives, cables, slides, lubrication lines or cooling lines within the tooling

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    Allweiler Condition Monitoring Device

    December 31, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Allweiler has announced the IN-1000 condition-monitoring device, for pumps in operationally critical and environmentally sensitive chemical engineering applications. With one master and up to 10 satellite modules per network, the IN-1000 lets operators monitor up to 11 pumps at once. Built-in