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feb-14-38A Change Of Pump Boosts Chocolate Crumb Production

Making the decision to change pumps on existing processing lines can be a difficult decision to take.

When the existing pumps have been in place for several years and are constantly giving problems, finding the right supplier capable of offering the most appropriate pump type can make the decision easier. (Read More)
feb-14-37ATS Electro-Lube (UK) Ltd Have Added Another Product To Their Well Proven Range Of Self Contained Automatic Lubricators.

The new Jack-Luber is a fully self-contained battery powered lubricator available with either a 125cc or 250cc replaceable grease cartridge.

Grease cartridges can be supplied filled with (Read More) 
feb-14-36ROCOL ANTI-SEIZE RANGE EXTENDED

Leading UK lubricants manufacturer ROCOL has added a nuclear grade approval and a brand new product to its REACH-registered anti-seize range, providing maintenance managers with a safety compliant solution, whatever the application. (Read More)
feb-14-35Energy Chains Accommodate  90º Lateral Pivoting & 180º Axial Rotations

 Standard energy chain systems are not designed to accommodate lateral (side to side) displacements or torsional (twisting) movements in the normal course of their running operations. (Read More)
feb-14-34Denso Steelcoat Chosen for Potash Warehouse

AV Dawson Ltd, who were founded on Teesside, Middlesbrough, in 1913 are a multimodal distribution logistics supplier who operate a diverse range of haulage, shipping, warehousing and railhead facilities.

At their Ayrton railhead site they handle potash from a nearby mine in North Yorkshire which is very aggressive to steel structures. (Read More)
feb-14-33New Warrior Semi Electric Stacker Handles All Pallet Types

European Handling Equipment has launched the Warrior semi electric counterbalanced stacker.

As the latest addition to the Warrior range, the new stacker has been designed as a compact and versatile truck with the ability to handle safely all types and sizes of pallet. (Read More)
feb-14-32Plant Efficiency Relies on Hired Help
By Carl Webb – Director of Andrews Chiller Hire

Foresighted production directors and managers ensure that their organisation’s implement regular, pre-scheduled maintenance programmes to achieve maximum manufacturing and process efficiencies with minimum downtime.  It is important to remember  (Read More)
feb-14-31Beamex Focuses On Making The Work Of A Field Calibration Technician Easier And More Efficient

Beamex focuses on making the work of a field calibration technician easier and more efficient by launching a global “Ready for the field?” campaign.

The campaign focuses on the challenging (Read More)
feb-14-30Shire’s Pirana CMMS -  New, smart Maintenance Software

Shire Systems, the UK leading producer of maintenance software has announced the release of the latest version of their Pirana CMMS suite of easy to use maintenance management products, including the NEW Pirana Mobile PRO.  (Read More)
feb-14-29Emerging Technology for Effective Asset Management

Reducing operational costs and optimising efficiency are key objectives faced by maintenance managers responsible for managing the assets of an organisation.

Many businesses will have implemented a CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management Software) solution to streamline asset management, in order to meet corporate goals.  (Read More)
feb-14-28SoftSols at Maintec 2014

SoftSols will be attending this year’s Maintec exhibition at the NEC, twenty five years on from the very first year they supported the show.

Twenty five years on from the Berlin Wall coming down and the Exxon Valdez oil disaster in Alaska; the world has changed considerably. (Read More)
feb-14-27New Fluke Earth Ground Testers For Simpler, Faster Testing

Fluke, the world leader in compact professional test tools, has introduced two new Earth Ground Testers, indispensable troubleshooting tools to help maintain uptime and lower the risk of electric shock to personnel. (Read More)
feb-14-26More Firms Are Turning To Condition Monitoring To Avoid Costly Breakdowns

By Deborah Haisman, Industrial Business Development Manager, The IMC Group (www.the-imcgroup.com / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 01462 688070)

Condition-based monitoring (CBM) is playing an increasingly important role in supporting maintenance programmes. (Read More)
feb-14-25SPM Instrument Releases Cutting-Edge Portable Instruments For Extreme EX Zones

SPM Instrument, the leading provider of condition monitoring technology, now announces the launch of Leonova Diamond® IS and Leonova Emerald® IS. IECEx and ATEX certified, these new arrivals from SPM provide sophisticated condition monitoring capabilities for potentially explosive industrial environments, including zones 0, 1 and 2. (Read More)
feb-14-24FLIR Systems Is Marking Its Return To Maintec With An Impressive Display Of New Technology.

The company is by far the market leader, a position that is underpinned by its continued and high commitment to research and development.

In the last year alone, the company applied for 60 patents and many of these innovations are featured in the two new series of thermal imaging cameras that will be introduced at the show. (Read More)
feb-14-23Inspect the ‘uninspectable

First time exhibitor IRISS has a lot to shout about at Maintec 2014.

Currently best known as the manufacturer of the world’s only industrial grade thermal imaging windows, it is marking its inaugural appearance with more new and unique products.  (Read More)
feb-14-22What Does Maintec 2014 Have In Store?

There is more on offer than ever before at Maintec 2014, which is returning to the NEC, Birmingham on 11-13 March.

The leading UK event for the maintenance, plant and asset management industry is in its 39th year and has a packed hall full of industry leading exhibitors, content rich seminars and the latest technology. (Read More)
feb-14-21Apples and Airs - Thatchers Cider

Thatchers have been making cider for over 100 years and as the world around them has changed so have their production lines.

The increase in demand for Thatchers quality cider products prompted the Jubilee building project. The Jubilee building, so named in celebration of the Queens Diamond Jubilee, (Read More) 
feb-14-20Compressed Air In The Chemical And Process Industry

Virtually all manufacturing industry uses compressed air. There are some industries however where the quality of the compressed air is critical.

The chemical and process industry being one such sector. There are too many processes to mention but to name a few, agitation and  (Read More)
feb-14-19Teseo Modular Airline System with ATS trolleys speed Wright EN-Drive production

Wrights Group, the Northern Ireland bus manufacturer with expanding global sales success and the maker of the new fleet of London buses, has selected the Teseo aluminium pipework system for the comprehensive compressed air delivery network at their new bus chassis production facility at Antrim. (Read More)
feb-14-18Worthington-Creyssensac: The Truly Economic Oil-Free Air Option

When the requirement of your production process is for totally pure air, the WIS range, carrying “Class 0” certification, has the answer.

It is widely known that the largest cost in owning and operating a compressor is in the electricity used to power it – well over 70% of the lifetime costs. (Read More) 
feb-14-17Gardner Denver To Exhibit New Energy Efficient Technology At Air-Tech

On stand A100 at Air-Tech 2014, compressor manufacturer Gardner Denver will be showcasing energy efficient compressors and pumps from its leading brands, including CompAir, Hydrovane and Elmo Rietschle. (Read More)
feb-14-16Insist on BCAS – Be Compliant And Safe

Founded in 1930 at the instigation of the British Government, the British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) is the only UK technical trade association representing manufacturers, distributors and users of compressors, vacuum pumps, pneumatic tools and allied products. (Read More)
feb-14-15A User’s Guide To Adhesive Technologies

 Are you sceptical about using adhesives?  Concerned that they won’t match up to traditional methods?  Or maybe you can see their advantages but don’t know which type to go for.  Rest assured this is a common conundrum.
 
 Henkel, whose adhesive brands include Loctite® (Read More)
feb-14-14Understanding Bearing Damage

Research into the causes of bearing damage reveals why issues such as good lubrication make all the difference when it comes to component lifespan, explains Phil Burge, Country Communication Manager for SKF.

A bearing arrangement does not only consist  (Read More)
feb-14-13Execute The Basics Of Reliability And Maintenance Well And You Will Get Guaranteed Results. Part II

by Christer Idhammar

What are The Basics?
The most important and essential elements of the basics are listed above and include in more detail: (Read More)
feb-14-12Dependable Detection of Refrigerant Gases with Crowcon’s F-Gas Detector

Fluorinated (Freon) gases, which include hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), perfluorocarbons (PFCs), hydro-chlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and sulphur hexafluoride (SF6), are a family of man-made chemicals containing fluorine.
(Read More)
feb-14-11Ex Rated Move & Lift Equipment At CeMAT 2014

J D Neuhaus will be exhibiting on stand No F41, at the CeMAT 2014 international exhibition being held on 19th – 23rd May 2014 in Hannover.

They are located in hall 27 which is dedicated to Move and Lift equipment, where information on the Neuhaus range of hoists and cranes will be available. These products include (Read More)
feb-14-10AXAIR FANS: FUME FAVOURITE FOR EXTRACTION SYSTEMS

Ideal for harsh environments such as chemical processing or waste water treatment, the ‘S’ and ‘ST’ fan range are made from corrosion resistant polypropylene and designed with adherence to the exacting standards required for storage cabinets, extraction hoods, filtration plants and most industrial and commercial  (Read More)
feb-14-9Denso Steelcoat Chosen For Derry Gas Pipeline

Firmus energy, who are a gas network operator responsible for the supply of natural gas to over 10 major cities and towns in Northern Ireland recently decided to upgrade the protection to a 360m long 273mm dia. pipeline carrying natural gas across the River Foyle in Derry/Londonderry. (Read More)
feb-14-8GAIN WITH NO PAIN

Robert Brown, Technical Manager for Industrial Boiler Plants, at Bosch Commercial & Industrial Heating, explains how modern condensing boilers can be introduced to upgrade existing heating systems with the minimum amount of upheaval for maximum savings:

“For those thinking of embarking on a boiler  (Read More)
feb-14-7River Weir Upgrade Demonstrates Rotork’s Extended Scope Capabilities

A recent UK Environment Agency river management scheme has demonstrated the ability of a Rotork Site Services extended scope contract to provide project management and organise all the mechanical, electrical and civil engineering work required to complete the project. (Read More)
feb-14-6Hi-Line Tundra Dryers Even More Efficient

The Tundra range of refrigerant air dryers from Hi-line Industries are now supplied with an ultra high-efficiency, single-cell heat exchanger, providing improved condensate removal combined with a reduction in energy usage.

These dryer products, which were initially (Read More) 
feb-14-5Increase Energy Savings With Accurate Boiler Blowdown

Boiler blowdown is probably one of the most regularly completed, but least understood areas of boiler operation.

Blowing down a boiler is necessary to ensure that the boiler can deliver clean, dry steam to the heating system, but getting it wrong can (Read More) 
feb-14-4James Walker Keaflex Highlights Custom Moulding Capabilities

Elastomer engineering specialist James Walker Keaflex, the Hampshire based manufacturer has  custom moulding capabilities with a wide range of elastomers, including liquid silicone rubber.

Parts are produced to individual customer specifications and range from simple compression moulded membranes (Read More) 
feb-14-3Denso Protal Again Chosen for Brine Fields Weld Joints

Having used Winn & Coales Denso Protal, with its corrosion resistant properties, to coat steel welded joints and fittings on  the 900mm Stublach Minimum Offtake contract for National Grid, J Murphy and Sons Limited have again chosen Denso Protal 7000 brush grade  to protect additional welded joints and fittings. (Read More)
feb-14-2Electric Boiler meets heating needs at de-commissioned Nuclear Power Station

Atlantic Boilers have supplied a Multi-Elec 180kW electric boiler at Bradwell Power station - a 50 acre site near Bradwell-on-Sea, Essex.

Two years ago, the 50 year old power station’s Turbine Hall was emptied of plant and the building demolished however the plant continues to  (Read More)
feb-14-1FROM SPRAY NOZZLES TO SAFETY SHOWERS

Wherever hazardous materials are being handled, used or processed the deployment of safety showers is often required by law.

Compliance with safety standards and regulations is an increasing necessity for any business, as failure to provide adequate showers can expose any company to potential litigation. (Read More)

dec-mag-31New Fluke infrared cameras with LaserSharp™ Auto Focus deliver in-focus images for the best imaging accuracy

Advanced wireless connectivity and the new SmartView® Mobile app maximises productivity in the field

Fluke has introduced the Fluke® Ti200, Ti300 and Ti400 infrared cameras with advanced connectivity  (Read More)

dec-mag-30Armaflex System Accessories For The Professional Installation Of Elastomeric Insulation Materials

The performance and reliability of technical insulation materials can only be ensured if all the components and accessories used to install the products are compatible with one another, tested as a system and installed professionally. (Read More)

dec-mag-29More Firms Are Turning To Condition Monitoring To Avoid Costly Breakdowns

By Deborah Haisman, Industrial Business Development Manager, The IMC Group (www.the-imcgroup.com / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 01462 688070)

Condition-based monitoring (CBM) is playing an increasingly important role in supporting maintenance programmes. (Read More)

dec-mag-28Thermal Imaging – More Applications, Better Payback

Cutting carbon emissions and minimising energy loss go hand in hand.

The optimal choice of motors and boilers, the installation of process heat recovery systems and energy saving lighting are all playing their part.  Companies are also taking a much more pro-active approach to plant maintenance not only to (Read More) 

dec-mag-27When the Heat is On

Out of sight to many yet so vital to manufacturing industry, the life blood of an organisation is the boiler, providing essential hot water and steam for many manufacturing processes as well as the heat source for heating the actual building.

It is therefore essential that boiler performance is managed well and fully operational at all times. (Read More)

dec-mag-26Cooling Down In Saudi: IsoCool Complete Landmark Installation For Extruder

IsoCool, the Essex-based process cooling specialist, has provided a turnkey solution to Neproplast, a plastic extrusion company which is part of the IKK Group, the largest construction group in the Middle East. (Read More)

dec-mag-25Save Energy by Cooling with Water

Rittal air/water heat exchangers are capable of cooling the air in an enclosure to a temperature lower than that of the ambient air.

Heat to be removed is transferred to a water circuit and may be conveyed to a remote location before being dissipated. The lack of dependence on ambient air results in a maximum operating ambient air temperature of 70 °C. (Read More) 

dec-mag-24Messier-Bugatti-Dowty Takes Off with Three Year Planned Maintenance Service Contract from ICS Cool Energy Ltd

Safran, an international high-technology group, operates worldwide with more than 60,000 employees.

Messier-Bugatti-Dowty is an integral part of the Safran group’s landing systems integration capability and is a world leader in the design, manufacture and support of landing gear systems.  (Read More)

dec-mag-23Despite The Difficult Business Environment 2013 Has Seen A Year Of Steady Progress For Cochran Ltd, The Uk’s Largest Industrial Boiler Manufacturer.

The Annan, SW Scotland based, company will report increased turnover by over 15%.

To meet this increased demand the company has continued to recruit, including engineering and trade apprentices; (Read More) 

 

dec-mag-22Lanemark Process Gas Burner Systems Help JCB Optimise Manufacturing Quality

Gas process air burner technology from Lanemark International is now playing a key role in the heating of two painting lines installed at JCB Heavy Products in Uttoxeter, where the company manufactures tracked and wheeled excavators from 11 to 46 tonnes. (Read More)

dec-mag-21Even More To Discover At Southern Manufacturing 2014

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics returns to FIVE, Farnborough, on February 12th and 13th 2014. As one of the UK’s most successful and enduring engineering shows, Southern Manufacturing 2014 looks set for another record-breaking year. (Read More)

 

dec-mag-20Interfuse Specifies Fulton Thermal Fluid System for Rapid Curing Process

Established in 1965 with plants at Syston and Gainsborough, Interfuse is a family-run business specialising in the manufacture of precast masonry blocks, which are distributed throughout the country through builders’ merchants. (Read More)

dec-mag-19King’s Boiler Hire ‘Fly’ To Heathrow

When facilities management company, Inviron, needed emergency hot water boilers during a system upgrade at Terminal 1,  Heathrow Airport they called upon King’s Boiler Hire.

The requirements were for  two temporary 8MW hot water boilers and a 41,000Litre capacity bunded fuel storage tank, all of which King’s could supply from  stock.  (Read More)

dec-mag-18Modernise To Make The Most Of Steam

Think you know how to get the most out of your steam systems? The latest developments in steam trapping could make you think again.

As an essential component of any efficient steam distribution system, steam traps are long established, dependably removing condensed liquid from steam lines to maintain optimum performance. Yet even these workhorses of the engineering (Read More) 

dec-mag-17G.P. Burners Provide The Fire Power For Bumble Hole Foods

G.P. Burners has provided a custom built oil/gas burner for the new boiler house installation at Bumble Hole Foods of Bromsgrove, Worcestershire.

The burner is an integral part of the new steam boiler that has been provided by CFB Boilers of Clacton-On-Sea who are specialists in cost and carbon reduction solutions that cover (Read More) 

dec-mag-16FULL STEAM AHEAD

The large number of industrial process heating applications that require steam means that system requirements can vary greatly from one to the next. Rob Brown, technical manager for industrial boiler plants at Bosch Commercial and Industrial Heating, explains the need for a complete bespoke steam boiler system design, and the highlights the benefits of working with a (Read More) 

dec-mag-15Byworth Boilers Hire Fleet Leads The Way

Byworth Boilers, the country’s leading independent manufacturer of steam and hot water boiler services, was one of the first companies to recognise the potential of providing a boiler hire service.

That was over 30 years ago.  Today Byworth has a fleet of over 100 modern mobile, de-mountable, static and containerised boilers available for long or short term hire. (Read More)

dec-mag-14The Cold Light of Day

Occasions occur when there is a requirement to bring increased cooling to manufacturing plants to either reduce or maintain processing fluid temperatures or to achieve recommended temperatures for product storage.

The situation could arise as a result of plant failure in which case it obviously becomes an emergency or as part (Read More) 

dec-mag-13UK Maintenance Stores are Scoring Badly when Compared to World Class!

‘You can think of your MRO (maintenance, repair and operations) stores as a goldmine waiting to be tapped.  Typically a large company with an inventory of £1 million, an inventory time of 4 years and annual issues of £250,000 should see a reduction in expenditure of parts of £200-300,000 in just three years, (Read More) 

dec-mag-12Plug & Play Dryers Feature HPSA Technology

A range of skid-mounted heatless pressure swing adsorption (HPSA) dryers designed for compressed air/nitrogen applications can now be supplied by Hi-line Industries Ltd.

These are manufactured in their Burton-on-Trent factory, to comply with EU engineering regulations with a standard (Read More) 

4 Ways to Train Smarter—Not Harder

Even though training happens in every organization, there are often gaps in how effective it is.

Many times companies approach training as a one-off exercise and then fail to see the results they anticipated for the business. Experience shows that companies must think more strategically and focus on long-term competency development in order to truly create a team set to drive improvements, transformation and innovation. When building your training development plan, here are four critical points to consider that will help improve your investment and the long-term future of the business. (Read More)

dec-mag-11Alphatemp Technology launch http://www.enviromon.co.uk

A new web shop dedicated to data logging currently we are offering discounts on all items.

Alphatemp are exclusive distributors in to the EnviroMon range from Pico Technology.  EnviroMon is a data recording and logging system designed to run 24/7 365 days a year for temperature, humidity, (Read More) 

  • A Change Of Pump Boosts Chocolate Crumb Production

    A Change Of Pump Boosts Chocolate Crumb Production

  • ATS Electro-Lube (UK) Ltd Have Added Another Product To Their Well Proven Range Of Self Contained Automatic Lubricators.1

    ATS Electro-Lube (UK) Ltd Have Added Another Product To Their Well Proven Range Of Self Contained Automatic Lubricators.1

  • ROCOL ANTI-SEIZE RANGE EXTENDED

    ROCOL ANTI-SEIZE RANGE EXTENDED

  • Energy Chains Accommodate  90º Lateral Pivoting & 180º Axial Rotations

    Energy Chains Accommodate 90º Lateral Pivoting & 180º Axial Rotations

  • Denso Steelcoat Chosen for Potash Warehouse

    Denso Steelcoat Chosen for Potash Warehouse

  • New Warrior Semi Electric Stacker Handles All Pallet Types

    New Warrior Semi Electric Stacker Handles All Pallet Types

  • Plant Efficiency Relies on Hired Help

    Plant Efficiency Relies on Hired Help

  • Beamex Focuses On Making The Work Of A Field Calibration Technician Easier And More Efficient

    Beamex Focuses On Making The Work Of A Field Calibration Technician Easier And More Efficient

  • Shire’s Pirana CMMS -  New, smart Maintenance Software

    Shire’s Pirana CMMS - New, smart Maintenance Software

  • Emerging Technology for Effective Asset Management

    Emerging Technology for Effective Asset Management

  • SoftSols at Maintec 2014

    SoftSols at Maintec 2014

  • New Fluke Earth Ground Testers For Simpler, Faster Testing

    New Fluke Earth Ground Testers For Simpler, Faster Testing

  • More Firms Are Turning To Condition Monitoring To Avoid Costly Breakdowns1

    More Firms Are Turning To Condition Monitoring To Avoid Costly Breakdowns1

  • SPM Instrument Releases Cutting-Edge Portable Instruments For Extreme EX Zones

    SPM Instrument Releases Cutting-Edge Portable Instruments For Extreme EX Zones

  • FLIR Systems Is Marking Its Return To Maintec With An Impressive Display Of New Technology.

    FLIR Systems Is Marking Its Return To Maintec With An Impressive Display Of New Technology.

  • Inspect the ‘uninspectable’

    Inspect the ‘uninspectable’

  • What Does Maintec 2014 Have In Store?

    What Does Maintec 2014 Have In Store?

  • Apples and Airs - Thatchers Cider

    Apples and Airs - Thatchers Cider

  • Compressed Air In The Chemical And Process Industry

    Compressed Air In The Chemical And Process Industry

  • Teseo Modular Airline System with ATS trolleys speed Wright EN-Drive production

    Teseo Modular Airline System with ATS trolleys speed Wright EN-Drive production

  • Worthington-Creyssensac: The Truly Economic Oil-Free Air Option

    Worthington-Creyssensac: The Truly Economic Oil-Free Air Option

  • Gardner Denver To Exhibit New Energy Efficient Technology At Air-Tech

    Gardner Denver To Exhibit New Energy Efficient Technology At Air-Tech

  • Insist on BCAS – Be Compliant And Safe

    Insist on BCAS – Be Compliant And Safe

  • A User’s Guide To Adhesive Technologies

    A User’s Guide To Adhesive Technologies

  • Understanding Bearing Damage

    Understanding Bearing Damage

  • Execute The Basics Of Reliability And Maintenance Well And You Will Get Guaranteed Results. Part II

    Execute The Basics Of Reliability And Maintenance Well And You Will Get Guaranteed Results. Part II

  • Dependable Detection of Refrigerant Gases with Crowcon’s F-Gas Detector

    Dependable Detection of Refrigerant Gases with Crowcon’s F-Gas Detector

  • Ex Rated Move & Lift Equipment At CeMAT 2014

    Ex Rated Move & Lift Equipment At CeMAT 2014

  • AXAIR FANS: FUME FAVOURITE FOR EXTRACTION SYSTEMS

    AXAIR FANS: FUME FAVOURITE FOR EXTRACTION SYSTEMS

  • Denso Steelcoat Chosen For Derry Gas Pipeline

    Denso Steelcoat Chosen For Derry Gas Pipeline

  • GAIN WITH NO PAIN

    GAIN WITH NO PAIN

  • River Weir Upgrade Demonstrates Rotork’s Extended Scope Capabilities

    River Weir Upgrade Demonstrates Rotork’s Extended Scope Capabilities

  • Hi-Line Tundra Dryers Even More Efficient

    Hi-Line Tundra Dryers Even More Efficient

  • Increase Energy Savings With Accurate Boiler Blowdown

    Increase Energy Savings With Accurate Boiler Blowdown

  • James Walker Keaflex Highlights Custom Moulding Capabilities

    James Walker Keaflex Highlights Custom Moulding Capabilities

  • Denso Protal Again Chosen for Brine Fields Weld Joints

    Denso Protal Again Chosen for Brine Fields Weld Joints

  • Electric Boiler meets heating needs at de-commissioned Nuclear Power Station

    Electric Boiler meets heating needs at de-commissioned Nuclear Power Station

  • FROM SPRAY NOZZLES TO SAFETY SHOWERS

    FROM SPRAY NOZZLES TO SAFETY SHOWERS

  • New Fluke infrared cameras with LaserSharp™ Auto Focus deliver in-focus images for the best imaging accuracy

    New Fluke infrared cameras with LaserSharp™ Auto Focus deliver in-focus images for the best imaging accuracy

  • Armaflex System Accessories For The Professional Installation Of Elastomeric Insulation Materials

    Armaflex System Accessories For The Professional Installation Of Elastomeric Insulation Materials

  • More Firms Are Turning To Condition Monitoring To Avoid Costly Breakdowns

    More Firms Are Turning To Condition Monitoring To Avoid Costly Breakdowns

  • Thermal Imaging – More Applications, Better Payback

    Thermal Imaging – More Applications, Better Payback

  • When the Heat is On

    When the Heat is On

  • Cooling Down In Saudi: IsoCool Complete Landmark Installation For Extruder

    Cooling Down In Saudi: IsoCool Complete Landmark Installation For Extruder

  • Save Energy by Cooling with Water

    Save Energy by Cooling with Water

  • Messier-Bugatti-Dowty Takes Off with Three Year Planned Maintenance Service Contract from ICS Cool Energy

    Messier-Bugatti-Dowty Takes Off with Three Year Planned Maintenance Service Contract from ICS Cool Energy

  • Despite The Difficult Business Environment 2013 Has Seen A Year Of Steady Progress For Cochran Ltd, The Uk’s Largest Industrial Boiler Manufacturer.

    Despite The Difficult Business Environment 2013 Has Seen A Year Of Steady Progress For Cochran Ltd, The Uk’s Largest Industrial Boiler Manufacturer.

  • Lanemark Process Gas Burner Systems Helps JCB Optimise Manufacturing Quality

    Lanemark Process Gas Burner Systems Helps JCB Optimise Manufacturing Quality

  • Even More To Discover At Southern Manufacturing 2014

    Even More To Discover At Southern Manufacturing 2014

  • Interfuse Specifies Fulton Thermal Fluid System for Rapid Curing Process

    Interfuse Specifies Fulton Thermal Fluid System for Rapid Curing Process

  • King’s Boiler Hire ‘Fly’ To Heathrow

    King’s Boiler Hire ‘Fly’ To Heathrow

  • Modernise To Make The Most Of Steam

    Modernise To Make The Most Of Steam

  • G.P. Burners Provide The Fire Power For Bumble Hole Foods

    G.P. Burners Provide The Fire Power For Bumble Hole Foods

  • FULL STEAM AHEAD

    FULL STEAM AHEAD

  • Byworth Boilers Hire Fleet Leads The Way2

    Byworth Boilers Hire Fleet Leads The Way2

  • The Cold Light of Day

    The Cold Light of Day

  • UK Maintenance Stores are Scoring Badly when Compared to World Class!

    UK Maintenance Stores are Scoring Badly when Compared to World Class!

  • Plug & Play Dryers Feature HPSA Technology

    Plug & Play Dryers Feature HPSA Technology

  • 4 Ways to Train Smarter—Not Harder

  • Alphatemp Technology launch www.enviromon.co.uk

    Alphatemp Technology launch www.enviromon.co.uk

 
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HIGH QUALITY, INNOVATIVE INSTRUMENTS – T…

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HIGH QUALITY, INNOVATIVE INSTRUMENTS – THE NEW FLIR TEST & MEASUREMENT RANGE

FLIR thermal imaging cameras are now tools of the trade, everyday instruments for fast and cost-effective fault finding.  And it is this change of emphasis that has prompted FLIR Systems to broaden the scope of its product range.  The company is now applying its hallmark quality design and build to...

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NERO Launch New E-Commerce Website

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NERO Launch New E-Commerce Website

NERO Launch New E-Commerce WebsiteNERO's E-Commerce website has been designed to provide customers with a user-friendly experience with improved functionality and navigation throughout. The site includes NERO's entire range of stainless steel pipe fittings.Find out More

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Idhammars Systems Managing Director of Operations, John Roberts Launches blog to provide key updates and insights into lean manufacturing and maintenance.

Idhammar Systems, leading provider of lean manufacturing and maintenance software including CMMS and OEE systems announced the launch of their lean manufacturing and maintenance blog [November 2012, UK] which aims to provide relevant and engaging content that explores the benefits of adopting lean practices and software to uncover areas of...

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SUGGESTION SCHEMES FOR CONTINUOUS IMPROV…

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SUGGESTION SCHEMES FOR CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT OF PLANT AND PROCESSES

Suggestion Schemes, do they work? Does an employee suggestion scheme offer an additional way to engage with staff and involve them in continuous improvement, or is it just another initiative that will fall by the wayside? The not for profit organisation; IdeasUK, clearly thinks suggestion schemes are useful. They manage a conference...

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Event Alerts and Maintenance Teams

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Event Alerts and Maintenance Teams

Alan France, Operations Director of Idhammar Systems, discusses his experiences at MAINTEC as well as the benefits of integrated OEE and Maintenance systems which can help to improve efficiency and real time communications between operators and maintenance staff in the production process. Maintec is nearly upon us again, Idhammar as...

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Q & A Article regarding Modern Insul…

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Q & A Article regarding Modern Insulation Testing

Jon Barrett of EMS chats to Mike Herring of Whitelegg Machines, on the aspects of conventional insulation testing of electric motors and how the trusted Meg-ohm test has some major limitations in what it can find.   JB: Mike, what are the traditional methods for testing the insulation systems of electric motors?   MH:...

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DONALD LYON, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF MONITR…

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DONALD LYON, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF MONITRAN, EXPLAINS HOW PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE (PM) STRATEGIES ARE MOST EFFECTIVE WHEN THEY EMPLOY VIBRATION-BASED CONDITION MONITORING (CM) TECHNIQUES

A FEELING FOR WHAT’S LIKELY TO FAIL. Whilst the adage that ‘prevention is better than cure’ is well known and respected within the industry, particularly where plant equipment is concerned, standing by these words requires walking the fine line between suffering the occasional failure of a machine and overmaintaining equipment. Predictive maintenance...

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Maintec 2014 - 11 - 13 March 2014

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Maintec 2014 - 11 - 13 March 2014

Maintec 2014 - 11 - 13 March 2014 Maintec is the UK's leading show for maintenance, plant and asset management and provides an annual forum for industry professionals from the maintenance community to network, do business and be inspired. Now in its 39th edition, Maintec continues to be THE industry event for...

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SolarWorld GT at the finish line with SH…

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SolarWorld GT at the finish line with SHAFTALIGN

PRÜFTECHNIK Alignment Systems supports electromobility. The solar-powered vehicle “SolarWorld GT” has returned to Bochum after its journey around the world. PRÜFTECHNIK Alignment Systems supported this world record by providing a SHAFTALIGN alignment system to the University of Bochum.   The measuring device, based on laser technology, enabled optimal alignment of the...

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Tony Ruane joins Whitelegg Machines as T…

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Tony Ruane joins Whitelegg Machines as Technical Sales Manager

To help support and further develop the Baker Motor Condition Monitoring business Tony Ruane has joined Whitelegg Machines as Technical Sales Manager Tony’s career commenced following college with an apprenticeship with Frank Vowles Ltd in armature winding, with progression to the testing, rewinding and overhauling all types of low voltage motors,...

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THE COMPLETE WORKS FOR MAINTENANCE, REPA…

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THE COMPLETE WORKS FOR MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND OVERHAUL

Under the Loctite® brand from Henkel, maintenance experts can find all they need to keep their plant running smoothly for longer.  Loctite® has proven products for effective thread locking and sealing, gasketing, retaining, bonding, cleaning, pre-treatment, filling, protecting and lubricating. Indeed its one of the most comprehensive maintenance product ranges...

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Fluke introduces wireless measurement w…

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Fluke introduces wireless measurement  with thermal imaging cameras

Fluke, the global leader in portable electronic test and measurement technology, has introduced the capability to collect test measurements wirelessly on thermal imaging cameras. Models from the Fluke Ti(R)1xx family can receive captured data from Fluke CNX 3000 wireless testers at distances of up to 20m and display them. These...

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