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Industrial Maintenance

Maintaining your industrial engine

According to a 2020 survey by YesAuto, 44 per cent of UK drivers admit not understanding basic vehicle maintenance, with three in ten not even knowing how to pump up their tyres. When it comes to industrial machinery, not knowing isn’t an option — regular maintenance is a necessity.

  • 31/08/2021

Achieving the right skills balance

The heptathlete Jessica Ennis-Hill had one full time coach, Antonio Minichiello, for combined events throughout her career. However, when looking to improve her javelin, she received specialist coaching from World Championship bronze medallist Mick Hill. Like heptathletes, generator servicing…

  • 16/08/2021

Brammer Buck & Hickman opens new East Midlands hub

Brammer Buck & Hickman, a Rubix company and the UK’s leading supplier of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services, has announced the opening of a new East Midlands Hub, formed from the merger of its Nottingham and Leicester branches in to a larger, single…

  • 06/08/2021

Schaeffler strengthens its service business in the industrial division

Schaeffler has acquired BEGA International B.V. (Bega), a leading manufacturer of special tools for mounting and dismounting rolling bearings. The acquisition marks another step in the expansion of Schaeffler’s lifecycle service portfolio. Access to the IIoT platform created for…

  • 04/08/2021

Bringing gensets into the Internet of Things

According to research by Oneserve, machine downtime costs UK manufacturers more than £180 billion every year. To reduce the cost of downtime, several industries have connected their equipment to the Internet of Things (IoT) for an accurate understanding of their performance. Now, with the…

  • 06/07/2021

Getting the most out of your industrial engine rebuild

Diesel engines can be found in a wide range of industrial machines, including materials handling equipment, cranes and agricultural apparatus like crop sprayers. After years of wear and tear, operators can give these machines a new lease of life by renewing the engine’s major components. Here…

  • 05/07/2021

Composite pipe repair extends pipe life by 20 years and cuts costs for EDF

The decision by power generation company EDF to repair, rather than replace, leaking pipework at its nuclear power plant in Bugey has proved hugely beneficial both practically and financially. Maintenance engineers used Henkel’s LOCTITE Composite Pipe Repair System to restore the integrity of…

  • 29/06/2021

Fluke Reliability’s eMaint CMMS software added to RS Components’ maintenance solutions to enhance reliability workflows for customers

Fluke Reliability, a Fluke Corporate company and provider of simplified connected reliability solutions for people who keep the world up and running, has today announced a partnership with RS Components (RS) to provide eMaint computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) software to RS&rsquo…

  • 28/06/2021

Fluke Reliability introduces the Fluke 3563 Analysis Vibration Sensor

Fluke Reliability, an operating company of Fluke Corporation, is proud to announce its newest product, the Fluke 3563 Analysis Vibration Sensor system. Vibration monitoring helps maintenance teams reduce unplanned downtime and prevent potentially catastrophic failures from occurring, but it has…

  • 24/06/2021

New climate change report shows need for revised post-flood dehumidification strategies

Following warnings from government advisers on the need to ensure building resilience against changing climates, a humidity expert is warning of the risks ‘invisible water’ may have on premises as flood events increase. The independent and influential Climate Change Committee (CCC)…

  • 22/06/2021