Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration


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Chain wear indicators
March 2019, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
BMG has extended its range of Tsubaki chain wear indicators with the addition of the recently launched large-size gauges. “These indicators enable plant and machinery engineers to measure roller chain ...

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SKF offers new metering device for lubrication systems
March 2019, SKF South Africa
SKF has announced the introduction of its Lincoln SLC metering device for grease. Developed for use in single-line lubrication systems, this compact metering system boasts a modular design for less jointing ...

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Calibration vs verification
March 2019, Endress+Hauser
Maintenance personnel often come across the metrological terms calibration and verification. For some, these two concepts are known and easy to differentiate, for others, they can cause confusion. ...

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Eliminating the maintenance backlog in record time
February 2019, Phoenix Contact
Adaptation concept facilitates the introduction of modern control systems and control technology.

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Emerson drives faster response times
February 2019, Emerson Automation Solutions
Emerson has released AMS Inspection Rounds, a new application for the AMS Trex Device Communicator that will make it easier for operations teams to capture, report and respond to abnormal plant conditions ...

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Steam system inspection technology
February 2019, Comtest
Steam is used to heat raw materials and treat semi-finished products. It is also a power source for equipment, as well as for heat and electricity generation. But steam is not free. Annually, it costs ...

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New app scans TeSys GV4 circuit breakers
February 2019, Schneider Electric South Africa
Schneider Electric has released a TeSys GV4 multifunction mobile app that connects to its new TeSys GV4 motor circuit breaker to provide basic and advanced protection settings configuration, using a near ...

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Safe infrared inspections under load
February 2019, R&C Instrumentation
Iriss and Eaton joined forces to manufacture the Pow-R-Way III Busway System, which enables safe and accurate energised infrared inspections under full load. The UL listed joint cover design, with the ...

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SKF runs on predictive maintenance
February 2019, SKF South Africa
There is an ever-growing need for faster, more efficient production methods and manufacturers are striving to find the perfect balance between product quality and affordability and to deliver within the ...

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The Fluke 810 vibration tester for condition monitoring
February 2019, Comtest
Vibration, on a basic level, is just an oscillation of machines and components in motorised equipment. Sometimes it is a symptom or even a cause of trouble; other times, it is part of normal machine operation. ...

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2-in-1 combo test instrument
January 2019, Comtest
Thermal imagers are invaluable to troubleshoot electrical equipment, panels and transformers, but electricians and maintenance technicians do not often have access to one when they need it. Comtest now ...

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Optimised condition monitoring
January 2019, ifm Electronic RSA
The VSE150 from ifm electronic is a 6-channel diagnostic system designed to evaluate four dynamic signals (e.g. rotational acceleration) and two analog inputs. The new VSE15x family provides different ...

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Pressure calibrator with electric pump
January 2019, WIKA Instruments
WIKA has expanded its range of portable calibrators to include an instrument with integrated electric pressure pump. The new model CPH7650 pressure calibrator – supplied in a robust case – is multi-functional ...

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SKF digital tachometer provides accuracy and versatility
January 2019, SKF South Africa
The SKF TKRT 10 is a fast and accurate tachometer utilising laser or contact to measure rotational and linear speeds. Equipped with a laser and a range of contact adaptors, it is a versatile instrument ...

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RS unveils LED lighting portfolio
January 2019, RS Components SA
RS Components has launched a comprehensive range of RS Pro LED lighting products for use in a range of energy-saving options, including torches and inspection lights, high-bay lighting, ceiling panels, ...

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IR cameras with leading edge technology
December 2018, Comtest
Fluke Ti450 and Ti480 Pro series cameras capture and display small temperature differences for faster diagnosis of problems.

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Paper mill saves with IR window program
December 2018, R&C Instrumentation
In search of alternate methods for conducting safer inspections, the reliability engineer investigated how infrared inspection windows (IR windows) might be utilised.

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Industrial videoscope for equipment inspection applications
December 2018, RS Components SA
RS Components has introduced the rugged diagnostic videoscope from Fluke that targets maintenance engineers and other professionals needing to undertake equipment inspections and diagnose problems in ...

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Module for transformer hot spot monitoring
November 2018, Mecosa
LumaSense Technologies has introduced the m924 utility module, designed for real-time transformer winding hot spot and temperature monitoring between -30 and 200°C. The module is specifically designed ...

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Remote monitoring of electric motors
November 2018, Zest WEG Group
Leveraging digital technology is said to be key to participating in the next wave of economic growth. At the very least, using it will allow mines, process plants and other industrial operations to reduce ...

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