Maintworld.com http://www.maintworld.com en-GB Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:21:21 +0300 Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:21:53 +0300eZ Publish http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Ovako Introduces Hybrid Steel® at Euromat 2017 -event Mon, 18 Sep 2017 09:21:21 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3203 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Ovako-Introduces-Hybrid-Steel-R-at-Euromat-2017-event This week at the Euromat 2017 congress, Ovako has introduced a new innovative steel family that challenges traditional steel categorizations – Hybrid Steel. It offers properties of tool steel, maraging steel and stainless steel, combined with the production economy of engineering steel. It is set to enable customers to achieve exceptional performance and help reduce production costs.

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IEEFA Europe: Technology Gains Help Drive a Rush From Capital Markets Into Offshore Wind Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:01:17 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3201 http://www.maintworld.com/News/IEEFA-Europe-Technology-Gains-Help-Drive-a-Rush-From-Capital-Markets-Into-Offshore-Wind The U.K.’s latest auction of power purchase agreements for offshore-wind generation confirms an aggressive trend toward cost reductions across the industry and signals the arrival of a mature, bankable new segment of the energy sector.

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Neste Jacobs Launches its First Digital Operator Training Game for the Process Industry Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:44:40 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3199 http://www.maintworld.com/R-D/Neste-Jacobs-Launches-its-First-Digital-Operator-Training-Game-for-the-Process-Industry Technology, engineering and project management company Neste Jacobs releases the first new generation digital game called NAPCON Games Distiller. It is developed for operator training and operator testing purposes for the process industry and training institutes, and is available now for licensing.

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Emerson Launches Industry-First Controller Designed for Automation Versatility and Ilot-Enabeled Operations Wed, 13 Sep 2017 18:21:46 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3196 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Emerson-Launches-Industry-First-Controller-Designed-for-Automation-Versatility-and-Ilot-Enabeled-Operations Emerson is launching the DeltaV™ PK Controller, making the advanced automation of its DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) available to fast-growth industries traditionally less reliant on large-scale automation. The controller provides scalable automation control to all process industries, particularly parts of the life sciences, oil and gas, petrochemical, and discrete manufacturing industries that have relied on complex, non-integrated programmable logic controllers (PLCs) with limited operational capabilities. 

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Leading European Cybersecurity Research Organizations and Intel Labs Join Forces to Conduct Research on Collaborative Autonomous & Resilient Systems Thu, 07 Sep 2017 10:33:47 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3194 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Leading-European-Cybersecurity-Research-Organizations-and-Intel-Labs-Join-Forces-to-Conduct-Research-on-Collaborative-Autonomous-Resilient-Systems Intel and leading European universities in the field of cybersecurity and privacy will open a new initiative for “Collaborative Autonomous & Resilient Systems” (CARS) to tackle security, privacy, and functional safety challenges of autonomous systems that may collaborate with each other – examples are drones, self-driving vehicles, or industrial automation systems.

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Work-Related Accidents and Injuries Cost EU 476 Billion Euros a Year Mon, 04 Sep 2017 11:20:27 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3192 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Work-Related-Accidents-and-Injuries-Cost-EU-476-Billion-Euros-a-Year At the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work, held in Singapore on 3‑6 September, the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) together with the International Labour Organization present new estimates of the cost of poor occupational safety and health (OSH). The new findings reveal that worldwide work-related injury and illness result in the loss of 3.9 percent of GDP, at an annual cost of roughly 2 680 billion euros.

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Mobius Institute Founder Provides Keynote Address at Emerson Connect Series of Events throughout Australia Wed, 30 Aug 2017 22:00:20 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3189 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Mobius-Institute-Founder-Provides-Keynote-Address-at-Emerson-Connect-Series-of-Events-throughout-Australia Mr. Jason Tranter, Founder and CEO of Mobius Institute will provide keynote address at Emerson Connect Tour series of events held in Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth in 2017.

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Weatherproof Seals Ideal for Outdoor Applications Wed, 30 Aug 2017 15:02:01 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3186 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Weatherproof-Seals-Ideal-for-Outdoor-Applications The benefits of Han-Eco® A housings now extend to outdoor use: especially the option of fitting pre-assembled inserts to the back of the mounting housing, saving considerable installation time.

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Siemens to Equip Chinese Aluminum Factories with Drive Technology Wed, 30 Aug 2017 14:51:03 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3184 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Siemens-to-Equip-Chinese-Aluminum-Factories-with-Drive-Technology Siemens is to equip several Chinese aluminum factories with medium and low voltage drives. The value of the order is in the low tens of millions of euros.

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Keep Your Pumps Running Smoothly To Optimize Process Efficiency Mon, 28 Aug 2017 16:58:24 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3179 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Keep-Your-Pumps-Running-Smoothly-To-Optimize-Process-Efficiency Industrial pumps consume up to 20 percent of the world’s energy production and can be responsible for 25 to 50 percent of a process plant’s energy bill, according to Europump, the Hydraulic Institute and other sources. Nothing moves without them in a process plant, and they are expensive to purchase, maintain and even more to repair or replace.

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Nexus Global will be Launching New Open Training Courses Related to Asset Performance Management Mon, 28 Aug 2017 16:41:24 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3177 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Nexus-Global-will-be-Launching-New-Open-Training-Courses-Related-to-Asset-Performance-Management Nexus Global will be launching open training courses related to Asset Performance Management in Europe starting fall 2017.

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First Globally Available Autonomous Maritime Test Area to Open Up on the West Coast of Finland Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:45:36 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3176 http://www.maintworld.com/R-D/First-Globally-Available-Autonomous-Maritime-Test-Area-to-Open-Up-on-the-West-Coast-of-Finland The test area is the first one in the world to be globally open to anyone wishing to test autonomous maritime traffic, vessels, or technologies related to it. The test area is managed and controlled by DIMECC Ltd., the co-creation company leading e.g. the One Sea – Autonomous Maritime Ecosystem. 

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World’s First Hybrid-Electric Horizontal Drill Halves Fuel Consumption - Visedo and Normag Team Up to Break New Ground Tue, 15 Aug 2017 14:17:38 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3173 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/World-s-First-Hybrid-Electric-Horizontal-Drill-Halves-Fuel-Consumption-Visedo-and-Normag-Team-Up-to-Break-New-Ground Finnish manufacturer Visedo has co-developed the world’s first hybrid electric horizontal drilling machine for groundwork applications, in conjunction with Dutch industrial drilling equipment manufacturer Normag.

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Na­n­o­tech­no­logy Makes Clean­ing Con­tam­in­ated Sites Quicker and Cheaper Wed, 02 Aug 2017 17:18:13 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3170 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Nanotechnology-Makes-Cleaning-Contaminated-Sites-Quicker-and-Cheaper New nanotech materials could be used to treat chemical-contaminated soils on the spot instead of transporting the soil elsewhere.

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High Performance Servo Motors and Servo Drives in Two Weeks at your Doorstep Thu, 27 Jul 2017 00:10:57 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3167 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/High-Performance-Servo-Motors-and-Servo-Drives-in-Two-Weeks-at-your-Doorstep With technology changing constantly, having a flexible supply chain is critical in order to meet sudden shifts in demand, and ensure products reach their end-customers on time.

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PRUFTECHNIK receives MOBIUS Award for Excellent Knowledge Transfer Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:53:15 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3163 http://www.maintworld.com/News/PRUFTECHNIK-receives-MOBIUS-Award-for-Excellent-Knowledge-Transfer The number of participants in the ISO CAT seminars offered by PRUFTECHNIK has risen significantly in the period between 2014 and 2017. PRUFTECHNIK AG received the “3rd Biggest Student Growth Award” from the MOBIUS Institute in Antwerp for these seminars.

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Hands-On Must Attend Vibration Analysis Workshop at IMVAC USA Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:31:47 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3161 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Hands-On-Must-Attend-Vibration-Analysis-Workshop-at-IMVAC-USA The Practical Vibration Analysis workshop at the International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference (IMVAC) held in Orlando, Florida November 6-8, 2017, will provide an opportunity to sharpen your diagnostic skills and strengthen your depth of knowledge. 

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All You Need to Know About Vehicle Safety at Work Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:18:53 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3159 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/All-You-Need-to-Know-About-Vehicle-Safety-at-Work Work-related vehicle risks account for 29 percent of all fatal occupational accidents. However, good practices to avoid and reduce these risks have already been implemented within the member states in the EU. Sharing them can help employers and workers to improve vehicle-related safety.

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Applying Inertial Roll Alignment in the Vacuum Metalizing Industry Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:04:30 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3154 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Applying-Inertial-Roll-Alignment-in-the-Vacuum-Metalizing-Industry The constant demand for high quality, mass-produced goods leaves manufacturers striving to optimize their machinery while simultaneously reducing production wastes, downtime, and upkeep costs. PRUFTECHNIK's PARALIGN® service allows clients worldwide to increase uptime, production speed, and product characteristics.

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Major Brian Shul, Vietnam War Veteran, presents “The Speed of Life” Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:51:26 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3153 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Major-Brian-Shul-Vietnam-War-Veteran-presents-The-Speed-of-Life Brian Shul is one of the most popular and dynamic keynote speakers in America today.  His compelling story of living fearlessly and embracing the opportunities each day brings, resonates with men and woman of all ages.

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Reliability Improvement e-Learning Wed, 28 Jun 2017 13:45:53 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3150 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Reliability-Improvement-e-Learning iLearnReliability [Condition Monitoring] is e-Learning that teaches your team how to start or revitalize a plant condition monitoring program.

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6 Things You Need To Know About Air Leaks Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:45:07 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3142 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/6-Things-You-Need-To-Know-About-Air-Leaks Compressed air is one of the three highest cost utilities in use at your plant. It is also one of the least maintained in terms of system leaks. Leaks are expensive and wasteful, but most often ignored.

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The 28th Pulp and Paper Reliability and Maintenance Conference scheduled for March 2018 Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:32:36 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3137 http://www.maintworld.com/News/The-28th-Pulp-and-Paper-Reliability-and-Maintenance-Conference-scheduled-for-March-2018 The 28th Pulp and Paper Reliability and Maintenance Conference (PPRM) is scheduled for March 19-22, 2018 in Raleigh, North Carolina at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree.  

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4Cast by UE Systems – Bearing Condition Monitoring System Thu, 22 Jun 2017 23:39:16 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3139 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/4Cast-by-UE-Systems-Bearing-Condition-Monitoring-System UE Systems, the world leader in ultrasonic inspection instruments and solutions, has launched the 4Cast - a smart alert system for bearings monitoring, that records data and sounds continuously, issues alarms and sends data and sound samples to specialized software for analysis and reporting.

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Vaisala Expands to Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide Measurements Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:41:19 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3136 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Vaisala-Expands-to-Vaporized-Hydrogen-Peroxide-Measurements Vaisala expands to a new area and launches a new probe for the measurement of vaporized hydrogen peroxide. Vaporized hydrogen peroxide is used extensively in the bio-decontamination and sterilization of rooms, facilities, and equipment in the pharmaceutical industry and healthcare. For example, isolators, treatment rooms in hospitals, ambulances, or even aircraft can be cleansed with vaporized hydrogen peroxide.

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Vaisala's New Indigo 202: Easy-to-Use Transmitter for Smart Probes Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:32:30 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3135 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Vaisala-s-New-Indigo-202-Easy-to-Use-Transmitter-for-Smart-Probes Vaisala launches a new, digital transmitter to be used with Vaisala's smart probes. The Indigo 202 is a new product in the Indigo series, which extends the range of Vaisala's Indigo-compatible probes. With an analog output version already on the market, now the Indigo 202 has a digital Modbus RTU output. These devices can be used with intelligent GMP251 and GMP252 carbon dioxide probes; the range of probes will be expanded going forward.

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Reliability Ireland 2017: Knowledge and Tools to Understand the Importance of an Effective Reliability Programme Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:12:05 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3132 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Reliability-Ireland-2017-Knowledge-and-Tools-to-Understand-the-Importance-of-an-Effective-Reliability-Programme Following the success of Reliability Ireland 2016, T.E Laboratories are delighted to announce that we will host yet another conference in the Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny, Ireland on the 12th & 13th of September 2017.

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Moog Launches a New Electrohydrostatic Pump Unit Thu, 22 Jun 2017 14:22:00 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3130 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Moog-Launches-a-New-Electrohydrostatic-Pump-Unit Moog Inc., a designer and manufacturer of high performance motion control products, solutions, and services launched a new-generation Electro-Hydrostatic Pump Unit (EPU) that will help machine builders and end-users derive the combined benefits of both hydraulic and electric actuation.

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How should I start my Predictive Maintenance Program? Thu, 22 Jun 2017 13:47:13 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3128 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/How-should-I-start-my-Predictive-Maintenance-Program Are you pushed to start the Predictive Maintenance program based on vibration diagnostics by your leadership? Are you afraid of that?  You don’t have to anymore…

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Trackunit Service Helps Boost Productivity in the Construction Industry Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:15:32 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3125 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Trackunit-Service-Helps-Boost-Productivity-in-the-Construction-Industry Trackunit  A/S from Denmark has announced the introduction of its Trackunit Go, mobile application for real-time monitoring and optimization of construction equipment use. 

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