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  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

  • Product

    DC Power Supplies from AutomationDirect

    December 18, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    AutomationDirect has added PSH series high efficiency power supplies and PSX series rugged IP67 rated power supplies to the RHINO DC power supplies line-up. RHINO high efficiency PSH series 12, 24 and 48 VDC power supplies offer efficiencies up to

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    Molex Micro-Lock Plus Wire-to-Board Connector System

    December 17, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    Molex’s Micro-Lock Plus Wire-to-Board connector system is for customers needing a compact wire-to-board connector with a high-current rating up to 3.0A. The system comes in two sizes, 2.00mm pitch and 1.25mm pitch. The 2.00mm pitch version offers two to 16

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    Leslie Controls K-Max Rotary Control Valve

    December 3, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    Leslie Controls, worldwide manufacturer of valves for the power generation, industrial, marine and oil and gas markets, features K-Max eccentric plug rotary control valve. K-Max incorporates cam-action, low-friction plug operation that provides tight shutoff over a long service life in

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    Sysmac AI Controller from Omron

    December 3, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    Omron Automation Americas Sysmac AI Controller handles several key steps in the data-driven decision process for predictive maintenance. This solution helps manufacturers reduce risk of bad parts or equipment damage by detecting issues early on and prompting immediate action to

  • CTMA Breakfast Seminar Discusses USMCA, Tariffs

    November 16, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    The Canadian Tooling and Machining Association (CTMA) recently partnered with BMO and Deloitte to host a breakfast seminar at the Galt Golf and Country Club in Cambridge, Ontario. The topic was USMCA and Steel/Aluminum Tariffs The Good, The Bad, The

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    Aitech Defense Systems Supercomputer

    November 12, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    Aitech Defense Systems Inc. unveils industrial version of the GPGPU RediBuilt supercomputer. Based on the NVIDIA Jetson TX2 System-on-Module (SoM), the new A177 Twister uses CUDA and deep learning acceleration capabilities to handle complex computational requirements needed in embedded systems

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    Schütte PC Multi-Spindle Automatics

    November 12, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    Schütte sells PC series, new multi-spindle automatics. Automatics in the PC series are machining centers, used whenever classic cam-controlled automatics reach their limit. PC multi-spindle automatics perform tapping, mill cutting, polygon cutting and eccentric drilling operations. Six or eight work

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    AMK SPINDASYN SEZ Linear Drive Motor

    November 5, 2018 by Mario Cywinski

    AMK Automation’s new SPINDASYN SEZ electric cylinder is a ready-to-install linear drive motor system, which the rotor is pressed directly onto the screw. Featuring high and constant force, high precision and position accuracy and high energy efficiency, the closed-loop positioning

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    Pioneer New Medium Voltage Transformer/Interrupting Switch Assembly

    November 5, 2018 by MRO Magazine

    Pioneer Dry Type Group has introduced Medium Voltage Transformer/Interrupter Switch Assemblies with safe, reliable and cost-effective switching and fault protection for unit substations.  Designing and manufacturing the fully integrated switch and transformer together helps the components work together. On-site assembly is