Vibration Monitoring Considerations in High EMI Environments

Components of electrical machines are subject to thermal, electrical, ambient and mechanical stresses leading to degradation as materials lose strength over time. Condition monitoring...

Explaining Unexplained Failures: Breaking the Cycle of Pump Repairs Part 4

Lubricant contamination originates from a number of possible sources and can also be a factor in so-called unexplained repeat failures. As if it requires...
AutoPumps

For Landfill and Remediation Pumping, AutoPumps Can Take the Heat

AutoPumps are air-powered positive displacement pumps that require no surface timer-based controllers, bubblers, or sensors in the well to operate. The pump is activated...

The Importance of AHRI Standard 400

In November 2015, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute released an updated “Standards for Performance Rating of Liquid to Liquid Heat Exchangers,” for the...
pump deterioration

Laser Cladding as a Technical Improvement Over Traditional Spray and Fuse Nickel Chrome Boron...

Sand, sludge, corrosives, abrasives, and myriad other challenging fluid components tear into the working surfaces of pumps hour after hour, gradually or catastrophically deteriorating...

Breaking The Cycle of Pump Repairs: Part 3 of 4

METHODS OF OIL APPLICATION The traditional oil sump was depicted, in figure 5 (see earlier Part 2 of this series, “Insist on Better Pumps,” Modern...

The Impact of Digital Twin Technology

One of the biggest developments in the world of technology over the last few years has been that of digital twins. A...

Electronic Water-Conditioner Keeps Boilers Scale Free

San Antonio Housing Agency (SAHA) is saving thousands of dollars a year at its Woodhill Apartments on expensive maintenance and replacement boilers every six...
clutch

Oil Shear Technology Eliminates Maintenance and Adjustment

Force Control Industries introduces the PosiClutch 200 Series PTO clutch, a hydraulically actuated microprocessor-controlled Oil Shear PTO clutch which is ideal for high volume...

Arc Flash Hazards: Are Your Employees Trained?

Previous editions of NFPA 70E required an arc flash hazard analysis. The 2015 edition now requires an arc flash risk assessment to determine if...