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Industrial Maintenance

Slip hazards put to the test

Slip Guardian has been launched by Surface Control to test a range of floor surfaces for potential slip hazards to protect business owners, staff and ­customers against personal injury, healthcare costs and potential litigation … According to the UK Health & Safety Executive (HSE) slip…

  • 23/08/2012

Resin specialist takes the floor

The strict hygiene requirements of the ingredients weighing area at its plant required a seamless, chemical resistant, dust-free and easy-to-clean floor finish. Also vitally important was the need for the floor to be electro-static dissipating; able to eliminate the static charge caused by the…

  • 23/08/2012

MMS passes with flying colours

Idhammar Systems MMS is making sure site maintenance management operations run smoothly for Rockwood Pigments. The company manufactures and processes liquid, powder and granulated forms of iron oxide colour pigments, and supplies a range of natural and synthetic inorganic pigments and…

  • 23/08/2012

Wear protection specialist at RWM

Having saved primary manufacturing industries millions of pounds of expenditure through the introduction of bespoke materials handling solutions used to handle abrasive and hard to handle minerals and fuels, total solution provider Kingfisher Industrial is exhibiting at this year’s RWM 2012.

  • 14/08/2012

Asset improvement programme doubles throughput

NSK’s cost saving, asset improvement programme (AIP) has doubled the amount of throughput a major international manufacturer of wire is achieving from a cold rolling mill, from around 500,000 tons to 1,000,000 tonnes, as result of solving a problem of bearing contamination with Water Tough…

  • 25/07/2012

Loctite products for the workshop at a glance

Across the world, Loctite is selected for high performance adhesive, sealant and surface treatment solutions in industrial manufacturing and maintenance. Many products and variants complete this range but for its new Loctite Industrial Production Selector Chart, Henkel has focused on the most…

  • 20/07/2012

Economic lubrication solution

HTL perma’s new perma FLEX lubrication system has a rotary dial to select your discharge rate from one to 12 months in one month steps. It’s available in two sizes 60cc and 125cc. The perma FLEX can also be used in extreme dusty and moist areas. It has a protection class of IP 68 and is…

  • 16/05/2012

Forty per cent cost reduction for welding gun manufacturer

NSK has achieved a 40% cost reduction in the manufacture of a product for a major manufacturer of Automated Welding Guns. This has been achieved by replacing the manufacturer’s existing actuation mechanism, using planetary roller screws, with high quality, silent running NSK ballscrews that…

  • 14/03/2012

Latest Maintenance products thrown to the lions

The latest maintenance ideas and new products will be pitched to industry expert ‘Lions’ at a Dragons’ Den-inspired contest that will be staged at easyFairs Maintec show on Thursday 1 March 2012. The interactive session will be staged at 1.20pm at the show, giving the panel and…

  • 24/02/2012

Software monitors assets around the clock

Barnsley-based Monckton Coke and Chemical Company (MCCC), the ­independent coke production plant, is successfully using Maintenance4000 software from Real Asset Management (RAM) to manage and maintain its heavy duty processing equipment along with the day-to-day operation and analysis of…

  • 24/02/2012