MRO Magazine

Machine Building

  • Choosing a Condition Monitoring/Vibration Analysis System

    October 7, 2019 by Douglas Martin

    In this article, the monitoring of temperature and vibration (velocity and acceleration) will be discussed. Although there are other parameters that give a rotating asset’s condition, these are generally the most well known within the field of rotating assets. Of

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    Carlisle Super Arc Power Transmission Belts

    October 7, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Timken Belts new Carlisle Super Arc belt is designed for live/powered roller conveyor drives used in warehouse or product loading and shipping industries. Super Arc belts are engineered to resist extreme stress and wear experienced with friction driven rollers. “We

  • How Far in Advance Should You Schedule Maintenance?

    September 30, 2019 by Doc Palmer

    How far in advance should you schedule maintenance? New things go into the backlog constantly, so, hopefully as early as possible; however, a plant can only schedule as much work as it can do. There are multiple schedules in maintenance,

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    Spray Nine Grez-Off

    September 30, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Permatex parts cleaner and degreaser combines functionality of traditional spray degreaser with flexibility and compatibility of a parts cleaner solution in water-based parts washer systems. Spray Nine Grez-Off Parts Cleaner and Degreaser removes tough carbon, oil, and grease without need

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    Ensol Systems Partners with Sunfire

    September 30, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Ensol Systems has partnered with Sunfire, which will help Sunfire leverage Ensol’s expertise integrating power systems built for harsh Canadian winters. Sunfire develops and manufactures solid oxide fuel cells, which convert propane/natural gas into electricity with byproducts of heat, water

  • Collett Transport and Mansfield Pollard Partner

    September 30, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Mansfield Pollard have enteried in to a two-year partnership with Collett Transport to deliver over 300 specialist air handling systems. “Having worked with Mansfield Pollard for several years we’re delighted to announce the partnership of our two highly established Yorkshire

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    Mitsubishi announces aircraft design centre in Montreal for SpaceJet series

    September 23, 2019 by Christopher Reynolds

    MONTREAL – The Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. is putting down roots in Quebec, unveiling plans for a Montreal-area product development centre after reaching a deal in June to buy Bombardier Inc.’s regional jet program. The office will be part of the

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    HARTING Canada Hosts Annual Trade Media Lunch

    August 1, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Harting Canada held its annual trade media lunch at Madrina y Tapas in Toronto’s Distillery District. The event gave those in attendance a look at how the company is doing and what they are working on and its upcoming sales expansion.

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    Festo MS2 regulators

    July 25, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    MS2 compressed air regulator weighs 28 to 31 grams, MS2 filter regulator 35 to 38g, and both have a width of 28 to 31 millimetres, depending on the connection (M5 or QS6) used. MS2 compressed air regulator is about half

  • PRUFTECHNIK Acquired by Fluke Corporation

    July 25, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Fluke Corp., has acquired Ismaning, Germany-based PRUFTECHNIK. “Fluke’s acquisition of PRUFTECHNIK reflects the growing importance our customers place on reliability systems to keep their equipment in optimum operating condition,” said Marc Tremblay, president of Fluke Corporation. “This business will help

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    Festo YJKP Modular Servo Press Kit

    July 19, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Festo’s YJKP modular servo press kit comes pre-assembled and pre-tested. Components – electric spindle drive, motor, motor controller, force sensor and control system – are deliver press forces up to 17 kN. The spindle axis, mounting kit and servo are

  • Conveyor Bearings

    July 15, 2019 by Douglas Martin

    Recently, I was asked to inspect four bearings from two pulleys from an oil sands mine. One of the assemblies was removed due to indications of damage caused by vibration analysis. The four bearings gave a good picture of typical

  • SKF Outlines Future at Tech Day

    July 12, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Recently, SKF USA Inc., invited North American journalists to its Technical Press Day 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to learn about what the company is up to. SKF executives and product specialists outlined how SKF is adapting to the ever-changing digital

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    Slim Interface Electro-Mechanical Relays

    July 8, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Klemsan Series slim interface relays are compact and lightweight relays. Encased in a self-extinguishing plastic housing, the relays offer long useful life. These 35mm DIN rail mount KPR series compact 6.2mm relay modules include LED indicators and integrated resistor, capacitor,

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    New Size Nine Brushless Slotted DC Motors

    July 8, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Portescap released three new surgical motors for small bone orthopedic applications. The B0912N1016 Small Bone Motor (9.6V– 38K RPM), B0912N4023 Small Bone Gearmotor (9.6V – 1.1K RPM), and B0912N4024 Small Bone Gearmotor (9.6V – 12.8K RPM) are sterilizable BLDC motors

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    Larson Electronics Explosion-Proof Motor Control Station

    July 8, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Larson Electronics released an explosion-proof motor control station. This three-pole unit operates on 480V AC and features a 120V coil with start/stop momentary push-buttons. This unit is suitable for wet locations and provides operators with general motor control, motor overload

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    Larson Electronics Primary Voltage Micro Transformer

    June 21, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Larson Electronics released a micro transformer providing 440V primary input voltage and 220V output voltage. Its cores are made with high-quality silicon steel laminations. This unit offers reliability and protection against critical equipment failures. MMT-400V-250VA-220V micro transformer has a terminal

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    Six Rules of Thumb for Bearing Selection and Use

    June 3, 2019 by Douglas Martin

    What load can a bearing carry? Rule of Thumb: The range of normal loading applied to a bearing is between five per cent and 10 per cent of the published capacity. Theory: The bearing capacity is defined by the load

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    Polygon Custom-Engineered and Standard PolyLube Composite Bearings

    May 13, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Polygon Company, announced its line of PolyLube high-performance custom-engineered and standard composite plain bearings (bushings). Featuring high load-bearing capacity, low frictional values, and corrosion resistance, Polygon composite bearings are self-lubricated, reducing maintenance labour costs and increasing maintenance interval. Polygon composite

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    LK Metrology Scanned CMMS and Camio 8.5 CMM Software

    May 13, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    LK Metrology, Inc., Altera CMM models equipped with MODUS software, one with Renishaw’s REVO-2 scanning system and multi-sensor technology, the other the Camio 8.5 software, were to be shown recently shown. Altera ‘S’ 8.7.6 CMM, is a multipurpose CMM with