To celebrate our maintenance roots, PWE has a dedicated monthly maintenance feature - Maintenance Matters - looking at all aspects of plant maintenance, and problem-solving case studies - the only magazine in its sector to give such detailed coverage every single month.
Flir’s ability to inspect furnaces using infrared dates back to 1979, but its new Flir GF309 is the first portable infrared camera dedicated for the purpose. However, just because it has been equipped with a special mid-wave flame filter that is spe
Thermaltec Ltd is a recently formed independent company supplying thermographic surveys and inspections to commercial and industrial organisations in the UK and abroad on a 24/7 basis.
The Xenics XLIN 1.7 SWIR/NIR linescan camera from Stemmer Imaging is designed for use in a range of industrial applications. These include on-line process control, web inspection, food inspection, agricultural monitoring, non-destructive inspection,
NSK has launched a new range of sealed- clean spherical roller bearings (SRB) for use in industries such as quarrying and construction, paper and steel making. Combining high levels of ingress protection and operating reliability with long term maint
There is no such thing as a perfect seal. Some techniques are good at keeping water out in its liquid form - but many more are very poor as a barrier to water vapour. But how can you tell which materials, seals, mastics, or O-rings are right for you
Lubricants manufacturer Rocol has extended its Sapphire product range with the addition of a new and advanced multipurpose grease that delivers three times the life span of conventional greases
Adjustable clearance, lubrication-free and resistance to contamination are today's current trends in linear technology. Keeping in line with these, the plain bearing expert igus has developed a new "DryLin W" linear guide with a "turn-to-fit" functio
GÜDEL Inc. uses reinforced plastic cable carriers from igus to minimise downtime across its range of automated systems—from multi-axis robots and press-transfer systems, to factory-automation equipment and gantry robots. The cable carriers guide and
Igus UK has unveiled a new maintenance-free linear unit for format adjustments.
The 'Single Flow 20' has been specifically designed to help maintenance engineers, production/manufacturing personnel and engineering personnel dispense grease, silicone, epoxy and polyurethane materials more easily and economically.
The TP8 thermal imager from Land Instruments International includes Bluetooth voice recording technology and a detector resolution 45% higher than the standard 320 x 240 pixels. It can be used wherever thermography may be necessary to inspect plant,
InFusion Condition Manager version 2.2 collects and analyses real-time diagnostics from plant production assets, drives the appropriate actions, and now also shares that information with plant databases and HMIs.
Baldor has launched washdown versions of its adapter ball bearing range, the Dodge Grip Tight.
Monition Ltd has been awarded grant funding to development semi-intelligent diagnostic tools for high-precision condition monitoring of lubricating and hydraulic transmission oils.
Sensonics range of Senturion Proximity Probes has recently been extended to include a new instrument capable of operating to temperatures of 240°C.
Critical or sensitive electrical equipment in a plant, including electric motors, drives, PLCs, HVAC systems, lighting and IT equipment, often fail because of fluctuations in the mains voltage or high levels of harmonic distortion.
New TD62LM and TD62M thermodynamic steam traps from Spirax Sarco feature replaceable seats, allowing them to be maintained inline. Aimed at heavy industries such as power generation, oil, gas and petrochemicals, the traps are rated up to 62 bar g.
Fixturlaser XA, the 4th generation of laser based shaft alignment tools from Fixturlaser, includes features and functions for extra fast alignment - Express Alignment.
Hawk IR International has announced the launch of its Infrared Safety Centre (ISC) devoted to the training and certification of infrared thermographers operating within explosive atmospheres. ISC incorporates COMPEX, DSEAR and ATEX modules within a L
Thermoteknix has launched an Alpha Silicon based Focal Plane Array thermal imaging camera with shutterless XTi technology. The MIRICLE 110KS with XTi is an ultra-compact uncooled (unstabilized) solid-state high resolution infrared camera, delivering