MRO Magazine

Machine Building

  • News Industry

    Atlas Copco acquires WestRon

    November 11, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    Atlas Copco has acquired WestRon Group of companies. WestRon focuses on sales, installations and service of small industrial compressors and blowers to the general industrial manufacturing industry. “Extending our service offering is a part of our strategy to grow our

  • CTMA Hosts Series of Seminars on Doing Business

    November 6, 2019 by Mario Cywinski

    The Canadian Tooling and Machining Association (CTMA) recently held a series of breakfast seminars entitled Doing Business in an Uncertain, Threatening, Tariffied World, presented by Stephen Tapp, Deputy Chief Economist and Director of the Economic Research and Analysis Department, Export

  • Product

    High Temperature Line Vac Conveyors

    November 4, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    EXAIR 2.5-inch and 3″ high temperature line vac conveyors convert hose, tube, or pipe into a powerful inline conveying system for high temperature materials up to 482ºC (900ºF). They are available with smooth ends, to fit into hose or tube

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    Continental plant in Quebec receives sanitary standards certification

    October 28, 2019 by MRO Magazine

    Continental’s industrial hose plant in Granby, Quebec has received a major sanitary standards certification from 3-A SSI for a selected range of food and beverage hoses. The 3-A SSI is an independent, non-profit organization that leads the development of standards

  • Oil Analysis

    October 21, 2019 by L. (Tex) Leugner

    “Basic Wear” Programs Provide Inadequate Condition Monitoring. Many equipment reliability managers and engineers who maintain industrial equipment in mining, pulp and paper, oil and gas, and other heavy industries do not use oil analysis programs effectively. The primary reason is

  • 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

  • Product

    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,

  • Product

    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

  • News Industry

    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

  • News Industry

    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

  • News Industry

    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.

  • Product

    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

  • Product

    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

  • Product

    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,

  • Product

    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