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Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Test and Measurement
February 1, 2014  

IR window protects inspectors of high-energy equipment

The Fluke ClirVu CV series IR windows eliminate the need to open the panel door to take infrared camera readings, offering protection for electricians, engineers and inspectors who work around high-energy equipment. The windows are torture…

Lubrication
February 1, 2014  

New bearing technology combines grease analysis and vibration diagnosis

Through the intelligent interconnection of its products, Schaeffler Industrial Aftermarket has said it will make it possible in the future to combine the monitoring and condition-based lubrication of rolling bearings in one system that combines…

Manufacturing
February 1, 2014  

Smaller sizes expand gear series

Stober Drives has added two smaller-sized gearheads, the PHQ4 and PHQ5, to its Servo-Fit PHQ gear unit line. This addition expands the series to seven case sizes, ranging from PHQ4 to PHQ11. The recently added PHQ4 and PHQ5 are available in…

Industry
February 1, 2014  

Cabinet module drive now available in North American version

Siemens has announced a version of its Sinamics S120 Cabinet Module (CM) drive packages that is compliant with North American standards and offered with an optional UL/cUL listing. The modules are designed to address the need for a complete,…

Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Manufacturing
February 1, 2014  

Plastic guide rollers bear smaller loads

J.W. Winco Canada offers GN 753 guide rollers in metric sizes. These RoHS-compliant guide rollers are suitable for moving or guiding smaller loads and are commonly used in drive engineering. Four styles, cylindrical, convex, concave and…

Industry
February 1, 2014  

Rolled steel motor line includes wide array of upgraded features

WEG has introduced a line of rolled steel motors rated from 0.25 hp to 25 hp. The motors come in both high efficiency (EPAct) and NEMA Premium models and are available in frame sizes NEMA 56 to 254/6T. All motors can be specified as foot mount,…

Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
February 1, 2014  

Large-size cleaner/degreaser container benefits high-volume users

Mean Green has announced that its Industrial Strength Cleaner & Degreaser is available in 275-gal. containers. This larger size provides increased value to high-volume industrial users. The totes are easily moved on-site via lift truck and…

Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
February 1, 2014  

Eco-friendly parts washer system replaces harsh industrial solvents

The Bio-Circle CleanBox Flow parts washer system has been introduced by Walter Surface Technologies. Consisting of a sink and flow-through cleaning brush, a basin and heavy duty pump, the system is suitable for the bulk cleaning of small- to…

Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
February 1, 2014  

Brochure highlights structural adhesives

Henkel has introduced its Loctite Structural Adhesives and NVH Selector Guide. This 30-page brochure is designed to educate readers about the performance of structural adhesives in demanding, high-stress applications, and to communicate their…

Industry
February 1, 2014  

Toroidal roller bearings withstand harsh environment of steel mills

SKF Carb toroidal roller bearings are engineered to withstand the tough operating conditions encountered in a wide range of rotating machinery applications in steel mills. Designed for radial loads, these self-aligning bearings exhibit very…

Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
February 1, 2014  

Thermocouple input monitor is designed for the dry transformer market

Mod-Tronic’s MT300 consists of a three-channel transformer temperature monitor and alarm system that controls three relay outputs based on user-programmable set points. The system offers users a completely programmable monitor and alarm…

Machinery and Equipment Maintenance
September 1, 2013  

Expert advice aids selection of the right gasket material

There are a wide range of polytetrafluorethylene (PTFE) products to choose from in the industrial gasket market. The product has evolved dramatically since the late 1960s, from just virgin and commercial-grade PTFE to the present day offerings,…

Machinery and Equipment Maintenance Test and Measurement
April 1, 2012  

Product Spotlight

Helical gear unit line gets addition of lower-torque units

December 1, 2010  

What’s new in hand and power tools

Upgraded die grinder boosts productivity

December 1, 2010  

What’s new in electronic & electrical components

Electronic contactor replaces mechanical units

December 1, 2010  

What’s new in lubrication

Fluid storage/dispensing system safely handles harsh chemicals

December 1, 2010  

What’s new… (December 01, 2010)

Shaft tolerance codes are reclassified for customer convenience

November 1, 2010  

Drive easily handles changing operating speeds

The Zero-Max adjustable speed drive with the Micro Dial feature provides accurate and repeatable speed settings, allowing users to accurately set and re-set various speeds to meet performance levels f…

November 1, 2010  

High-power drive broadens application flexibility

Rockwell Automation has expanded the power range of its Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755 AC drives to 450 kW (700 hp), giving users increased flexibility in motor-control applications in a variety of heavy…

November 1, 2010  

Gear reducer boosts system efficiency

The Grove Gear IronMan E series gear reducer operates at 90% efficiency to maximize system effectiveness. It features a compact housing design that offers a direct replacement for worm gear reducers, …

November 1, 2010  

Lightweight linear shafting has attractive pricetag

Thomson’s Ultra Light LinearRace shafting combines reduced system weight with smooth linear motion. It is constructed of 6061-T6 aluminum with an HRC 70 hard anodized finish, and is available in inch …

November 1, 2010  

Modular motor system offers a multitude of options

SEW Eurodrive’s modular DR motor system offers many drive combinations. Well-suited for almost any industry, the system allows users to specify exactly the options needed for any given application. It…

November 1, 2010  

Infrared cameras offer range of features

The HotShot HD portable infrared inspection camera, available from Electrophysics, is available in various models for temperature measurement up to 500C. Features include sharp, 640-by-480 image deta…

November 1, 2010  

Data collector offers intuitive operation

The Vibxpert II two-channel data collector and FFT signal analyzer is available from Prftechnik, featuring a high degree of ergonomics and speed. The VGA colour screen with over 200,000 colours creat…

November 1, 2010  

Cost-effective infrared camera fits into maintenance program

Suitable for entry-level industrial inspection and building thermography, the low-cost EZTherm 800 series of portable infrared cameras features point-and-shoot simplicity, an integrated visible camera…

November 1, 2010  

Laser alignment kit is built to last for years

Pinpoint Laser Systems has introduced the Proline alignment kit, a visual laser system for checking and measuring straightness, flatness, squareness, parallelism, levelling and more. The kit combines …

November 1, 2010  

Roll alignment system works fast

The RollCheck laser alignment system speeds up alignment checks and the replacement of rolls in the processing industry. The laser transmitter and reflector sit on precision bases, and are either stra…

November 1, 2010  

Dual-line display meter offers flexibility

The PAX2A dual-line display meter from Red Lion Controls can display input, total, minimum, maximum or setpoints on a 0.7-in. high, six-digit main LCD display. The main display offers three programmab…

November 1, 2010  

Ultrasound data collector includes powerful database

Designed for PdM and reliability professionals, the SDT270 ultrasound data collector includes an onboard SQL database, in addition to a built-in tem-perature sensor and a laser tachometer. The instrum…

November 1, 2010  

Powerful leak detection flashlight catches all leaks

Spectronics has introduced the Spectroline OPX-3000 Optimax 3000 portable fluorescent leak-detection flashlight with an inspection range of up to 6.1 m (20 ft). Its focused beam makes it easy for tech…