Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration


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Emerson monitoring accelerates asset digitalisation
December 2019, Emerson Automation Solutions
Emerson has introduced the AMS Asset Monitor edge analytics device, which digitalises essential asset data and analytics for better operations performance and improved decision making. AMS Asset Monitor ...

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SKF condition monitoring system to boost reliability at biomass electricity plant
November 2019, SKF South Africa
As a global bearing and rotating technology specialist, SKF South Africa is committed to assisting companies to achieve their productivity goals whilst remaining environmentally friendly. The Multilog ...

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Eliminate power outages caused by steam leaks
November 2019, Instrotech
The current system Inspecta FFT, first released some 20 years ago, is reaching its end-of-life, and Instrotech’s design engineers felt the time was right to upgrade to newer technology, by combining their ...

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Do more with less and generate ROI with an Integrated Calibration Solution
October 2019, QTEK Instrumentation & Calibration Solutions
Instrument calibration is just one of the many maintenance-related activities in a process plant, but the last thing anyone needs is to have precious resources wasting time performing unnecessary calibrations ...

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RS adds food grade maintenance line
October 2019, RS Components SA
RS Components has launched a new range of food grade maintenance products for use in the food processing and catering sector. All RS Pro food grade products are registered with the NSF (National Sanitisation ...

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Improved design tips balance toward HV motor replacement
October 2019, Zest WEG Group
The applications knowledge of Zest WEG Group, coupled with the design capability of parent company WEG, now make it easier than ever for old high voltage (HV) motors to be replaced with new improved machines, ...

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Vibration tester diagnoses machine problems
October 2019, Comtest
Comtest now offers the Fluke 810 vibration tester, an advanced troubleshooting instrument that enables maintenance teams to collect data, diagnose and solve mechanical problems. The handheld instrument ...

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SKF solution improves service quality at Barcelona Metro
October 2019, SKF South Africa
For over a century, the citizens of Barcelona have relied on the metro to travel into and around the city. At peak times, 150 trains shuttle passengers between 158 stations on the eight-line network, ...

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Vibration measurement in machine maintenance
October 2019, R&C Instrumentation
Vibration and temperature are the most common parameters measured on process plants for machine maintenance. Temperature measurement has been around for longer, probably because it was available first ...

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Accelerometer for vibration monitoring
October 2019, Instrotech
Monitran has introduced the General Purpose Monitoring Sensor range, for use with PLCs and other industrial controllers, which provide users with a continuous output of vibration, usually as a 4-20 mA ...

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Portable thermal camera for industrial inspection
October 2019, Comtest
Fluke’s new PTi 120 pocket thermal imager for easy troubleshooting and industrial inspection offers a first line of defence for easy troubleshooting on the job. It is a camera small enough to carry around ...

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Oil and gas producer reduces downtime by 20%
September 2019, Rockwell Automation
In India, the swelling middle class has created a growing market demand for petroleum products. An oil and gas producer, one of India’s largest petroleum product manufacturers and distributors, with a ...

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Easy way to detect compressed air, steam and gas leaks
September 2019, Comtest
Comtest has announced Fluke’s new ii900, a handheld sonic industrial imager that enables maintenance teams to locate air, steam, gas and vacuum leaks. The intuitive interface allows technicians to isolate ...

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Portable calibrator approved for hazardous areas
September 2019, WIKA Instruments
WIKA’s CPH7000 portable process calibrator has received ATEX approval. It is therefore now also suitable for use in hazardous areas. The calibrator provides highly flexible on-site calibration for process ...

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How to eliminate blocked chute woes
September 2019, DRH Components
The original electromechanical point level switch, Bin-Dicator diaphragm-type level controls were the first to enjoy general usage in the industry. Bin-Dicator eliminates bin overflow, empty bins, clogged ...

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Adding days of production to manufacturing operations
September 2019, Test Dynamics
Condition monitoring systems track equipment degradation. Typically, an equipment criticality and reliability assessment is performed to identify common failure modes. With the selected equipment and ...

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Ten facts about infrared windows
September 2019, R&C Instrumentation
Infrared (IR) inspection is widely used and quickly becoming indispensable in electrical maintenance programmes. With the advent of IR windows, this procedure is now both safe and cost-effective. However, ...

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Smart sensing reduces motor downtime
September 2019, ABB South Africa
Until now, the monitoring and preventive maintenance of low-voltage motors has been time-consuming and expensive. New technology from ABB transforms simple motors into intelligent machines that warn when ...

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RS introduces red and green laser level tools from Fluke
September 2019, RS Components SA
RS Components has announced availability of a new series of PLS brand laser levels from Fluke. PLS (Pacific Laser Systems) became a Fluke company in 2015 and is well known for providing high-quality tools ...

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Rolling railway maintenance to a digital destination
August 2019, SKF South Africa
In the rail industry, time is a valuable currency. SKF’s latest digital innovation is proven to extend maintenance levels and keep rolling stock rolling as long as possible. Condition-based maintenance ...

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