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New structural bonders create limitless opportunities in maintenance and repair

The latest introduction from Henkel is another milestone for its LOCTITE brand. The company has developed a new range of Universal Structural Bonders whose many attributes have been achieved through new, patented hybrid technology. This approach substantially extends the application scope of these…

  • 22/06/2017

Stokvis Modupak heats rail depot inspection pits

The Network Rail Tyseley depot in Birmingham has fulfilled a crucial maintenance role as part of the UK’s railway network for many years, with facilities for the overhaul and repair of locomotives. And just as the trains it services have changed radically down the decades, the depot’s…

  • 22/05/2017

Empteezy achieves industry first as its safety tank shower meets two international standards

Spill containment specialist Empteezy has proof positive from three independent tests that its emergency tank shower (SE-VTS-1 tank shower) meets the rigorous standards set out by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the three European Standardisation Organisations (CEN, CENELEC…

  • 22/05/2017

Corrosion resistant plastic cooling towers cut costs for sintering operations

For metalworking operations using extreme heats, engineered plastic cooling towers provide effective cooling without corroding, outlasting traditional alternatives … When it comes to process cooling, few industries rely on the application of heat as much as the sintering process in powder metal…

  • 18/04/2017

Smart controller simplifies the management of complex lubrication systems

The new LMC 301 lubrication system controller from SKF combines power and ease of use to give equipment owners greater control over the performance of their lubrication systems. A new addition to SKF’s comprehensive range of lubrication products, the LMC 301 is a programmable controller for…

  • 28/02/2017

Industrial strength floor coatings – productive solutions

Regular audits look at ensuring all industrial equipment is sustainable and can handle the wear-and-tear of high productivity periods, as downtime and maintenance can be extremely costly – in more ways than one. Underneath the weight of production plant machinery is also where audits need to…

  • 08/02/2017

FLIR launches five new thermal cameras: Third Generation FLIR ONEs, FLIR Duo Thermal/Visible Drone Cameras, and FLIR C3 Rugged Pro Camera

FLIR Systems announced the launch of five new thermal imaging cameras in the first week of January, including two new third generation FLIR ONE thermal camera attachments for smartphones, two new dual sensor thermal cameras for drones, and a ruggedised compact thermal camera for home and building…

  • 24/01/2017

New imaging, all-in-one multimeter for safe & effective inspection

The new FLIR DM284 is unlike any other multimeter on the market. It combines an 18-function industrial, True RMS digital multimeter with FLIR’s infrared guided measurement technology (IGM) which quickly steers the user to the precise location of the temperature anomaly at a safe distance from…

  • 30/11/2016

Introduction to infrared imaging for mechanical applications

For plant or maintenance engineers considering the use of infrared imaging as a potential diagnostic tool in mechanical applications, FLIR is offering the following useful guide to getting started. Predictive maintenance and RCM (reliability-centred maintenance) programmes at manufacturing…

  • 24/11/2016

The high cost of crystal IR window failure

Increasingly, electrical systems are being fitted with thermal imaging windows at the point of manufacture. These devices allow the health of the electrical system to be checked while energised without endangering the workforce. It is a move supported by the IEEE whose ‘Recommended Practice…

  • 07/11/2016