Maintworld.com http://www.maintworld.com en-GB Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:59:16 +0200 Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:12:53 +0200eZ Publish http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Precision meets Connectivity with ROTALIGN touch Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:59:16 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2875 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Precision-meets-Connectivity-with-ROTALIGN-touch ROTALIGN touch is a cloud-based shaft alignment system that combines precision measurement with mobile connectivity. With the latest free firmware release 1.2 now adding shaft application capabilities like the cardan shaft, vertical machine alignment with vertiSWEEP, Softfoot diagnostics and Move Simulator, the device is increasingly multi-functional.

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AssetWise Completes Bentley’s CONNECT Edition Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:28:42 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2872 http://www.maintworld.com/News/AssetWise-Completes-Bentley-s-CONNECT-Edition Struggling to mitigate risk, increase operational performance, ensure regulatory compliance and make the right decisions? Let AssetWise CONNECT Edition take control of your data and ensure a safe, reliable, compliant and cost-effective operation.

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HARTING opens new production plant in India Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:51:22 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2870 http://www.maintworld.com/News/HARTING-opens-new-production-plant-in-India HARTING Technology Group consolidates global production network: official opening of new production plant in Chennai, India.

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Deploy Complimentary Technologies for Condition Monitoring Wed, 22 Feb 2017 21:42:42 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2867 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Deploy-Complimentary-Technologies-for-Condition-Monitoring Reliability programs relying on only one condition monitoring technology to assess machine condition set themselves up for mistakes. Take for example the lessons learned by the facilities maintenance department at this South Western Ontario University. 

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Verify Bearing Condition Using Sound Analysis Wed, 22 Feb 2017 20:54:59 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2866 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Verify-Bearing-Condition-Using-Sound-Analysis It has been established that ultrasound monitoring provides early warning of bearing failure. Various stages of bearing failure have been established.

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Adash Introduces Training Tutorial Videos for Free DDS Vibration Diagnostics Software Wed, 22 Feb 2017 15:53:49 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2863 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Adash-Introduces-Training-Tutorial-Videos-for-Free-DDS-Vibration-Diagnostics-Software The DDS software represents a powerful tool for storage and evaluation of vibration and technical diagnostics data. It allows the user to connect and work with data collected by portable vibration meters or analyzers and monitoring on-line systems. 

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Abrasion Resistant Lining Keeps Paper Mill Operational Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:42:50 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2860 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Abrasion-Resistant-Lining-Keeps-Paper-Mill-Operational Used to strip the bark from logs, de-barkers are among the most robust pieces of machinery operating within industry, facilitating high volume processing at an early stage within the paper making process.

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Proto Labs Introduces Rapid Insert Molding at Pacific Design & Manufacturing in Anaheim Fri, 10 Feb 2017 22:25:15 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2858 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Proto-Labs-Introduces-Rapid-Insert-Molding-at-Pacific-Design-Manufacturing-in-Anaheim US-based Proto Labs Inc. officially launched its insert molding service at the Pacific Design & Manufacturing Show in Anaheim Feb. 7-9 expanding on the company’s rapid injection molding offerings. This new capability can produce 25 to 10,000-plus insert-molded parts in 15 days or less.

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SKF destroys 15 tons of fake bearings Wed, 01 Feb 2017 18:34:30 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2856 http://www.maintworld.com/News/SKF-destroys-15-tons-of-fake-bearings Sweden's SKF says counterfeit bearings with a market value of approximately EUR 1 000 000 have been destroyed in Greece, following the successful completion of legal proceedings commenced in 2009.

 

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Maintworld Video Interview Thu, 26 Jan 2017 12:25:03 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2855 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Maintworld-Video-Interview Maintworld Magazine attended the Year in Infrastructure 2016 in London in November.

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Adash Introduces New LED Stroboscope Tue, 24 Jan 2017 13:07:58 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2846 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Adash-Introduces-New-LED-Stroboscope The A4950 is handheld LED stroboscope for a wide range of machinery maintenance applications. It enables to ostensibly stop rotating or generally periodic (reciprocating) motion of a machine. The A4950 Stroboscope allows also to find out the speed of rotation or to perform synchronized measurements without having to use reflective markers on the shaft.

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Mobius Launches New Condition Monitoring Training Product Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:24:43 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2841 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Mobius-Launches-New-Condition-Monitoring-Training-Product Mobius Institute, the provider of reliability improvement, vibration analysis and precision maintenance courses and training products, has introduced a new training product intended for plant maintenance and reliability professionals: iLearnReliability™ [Condition Monitoring]. 

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Preditec and IK4-TEKNIKER Join Forces to Offer Training Services in the Field of Industrial Lubrication Sat, 21 Jan 2017 23:29:23 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2844 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Preditec-and-IK4-TEKNIKER-Join-Forces-to-Offer-Training-Services-in-the-Field-of-Industrial-Lubrication The Aragon company specialising in vibration analysis, Preditec, will add specialist industrial maintenance and lubrication training courses to its 2017 service portfolio, which the IK4-TEKNIKER Basque Country Technological Centre will deliver through its Lubrication Management division.

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IDCON INC Adds New Alliance Partner in South America Sat, 21 Jan 2017 22:08:39 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2839 http://www.maintworld.com/News/IDCON-INC-Adds-New-Alliance-Partner-in-South-America "IDCON - A Reliability and Maintenance Management Consulting Firm" 

IDCON INC and Cumbria Management & Projects have established an alliance agreement to provide professional services and training in the reliability, maintenance and asset management to industry. 

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EU-OSHA Launches Visualisation Tool on Safety and Health of Europe’s Ageing Workforce Fri, 20 Jan 2017 15:22:45 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2836 http://www.maintworld.com/News/EU-OSHA-Launches-Visualisation-Tool-on-Safety-and-Health-of-Europe-s-Ageing-Workforce The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) project ‘Safer and healthier work at any age’ explores demographic trends, challenges, and existing strategies and policies for safe and healthy ageing at work. Findings of the project are now available online and can be easily accessed through an interactive visualisation tool.

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SKF Invests Further in Schweinfurt Production Channels; Strengthens Mkt Position in China Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:16:51 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2830 http://www.maintworld.com/News/SKF-Invests-Further-in-Schweinfurt-Production-Channels-Strengthens-Mkt-Position-in-China SKF is investing a further 145 million Swedish kronor to improve the competitiveness of its large-size bearing production in Schweinfurt, Germany. The investments will modernize large-size bearing production, cut production lead times by 50 perent and improve competitiveness. The compamy also annouced today its move to strengthen its market position in China.

 

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Swedish Town of Värnamo Goes Electric with Volvo Electric Hybrid Buses Mon, 16 Jan 2017 11:01:32 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2828 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Swedish-Town-of-Varnamo-Goes-Electric-with-Volvo-Electric-Hybrid-Buses Volvo Buses has received an order for four Volvo 7900 Electric Hybrid buses from the city of Värnamo in southern Sweden. With this move, all public transport in this city of just over 19,000 people will be with electrified buses as of autumn 2017, making Värnamo unique among all Swedish cities.

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SDT Introduces Acoustic Lubrication and Greasing Assistant LUBExpert Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:53:51 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2826 http://www.maintworld.com/News/SDT-Introduces-Acoustic-Lubrication-and-Greasing-Assistant-LUBExpert Aimed specifically at solving problems related to machinery lubrication, LUBExpert offers a new tool for bearing re-lubrication.

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Husqvarna Group Strengthens its Position in the Light Construction Market Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:28:34 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2824 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Husqvarna-Group-Strengthens-its-Position-in-the-Light-Construction-Market Husqvarna Group’s Construction Division has signed an agreement to acquire Pullman Ermator AB, a market leader in dust and slurry management systems. The acquisition is expected to be finalized mid-January 2017.

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Additive Manufacturing Conference - Learn from Top-Class AM Experts and More Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:36:05 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2823 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Additive-Manufacturing-Conference-Learn-from-Top-Class-AM-Experts-and-More A cross-industry conference and innovation exhibition will take place on March 1 – 2, 2017 in Berlin, Germany, with the focus on Additive Manufacturing – Perspectives for Production and Logistics.  

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Versatile and Connected Facilities Allow for More Customized Manufacturing Thu, 05 Jan 2017 15:02:04 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2820 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Versatile-and-Connected-Facilities-Allow-for-More-Customized-Manufacturing A research consortium led by Bosch is developing a novel industrial manufacturing concept. The nine partners on the ReCaM project aim to create a highly versatile manufacturing system. Such systems are needed because production times in modern manufacturing are becoming ever shorter, demand for customized products is increasing, and the number of variants with it.

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Energy Efficiency of Machines: the Choice of Motorization Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:49:58 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2818 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Energy-Efficiency-of-Machines-the-Choice-of-Motorization Intelligent use of electricity is a major concern for users and manufacturers. A recent paper published by Schneider-Electric and written by Alexander Perrat compares the technological capabilities and limitations of AC and synchronous motors, showing that a synchronous motor allows up to 20 percent energy savings while increasing performance.

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Sweden's Sveaskog Tests New Coolant in Forest Machines Thu, 05 Jan 2017 09:53:10 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2816 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Sweden-s-Sveaskog-Tests-New-Coolant-in-Forest-Machines The Swedish forestry company Sveaskog is testing a new coolant in their forest machines in cooperation with Heat Transfer Media specialist Avantherm. The coolant is based on Neste Renewable Isoalkane. The new product is expected to be highly beneficial for the climate, people and productivity.

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Interview - Sandro diMatteo from Bentley Systems Wed, 14 Dec 2016 14:48:40 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2813 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Interview-Sandro-diMatteo-from-Bentley-Systems Maintworld Magazine attended the Year in Infrastructure 2016 in London in November.

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Reefer Container Operator Stays a Step Ahead with IoT Telematics Tue, 13 Dec 2016 17:54:57 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2807 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Reefer-Container-Operator-Stays-a-Step-Ahead-with-IoT-Telematics Container services provider Balticon uses real-time IoT reefer monitoring to improve asset visibility, control and customer service to some of the world’s largest shipping lines.

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Maintworld Attended the Infrastructure Event of the Year Hosted by Bentley Systems Tue, 13 Dec 2016 17:44:21 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2805 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Maintworld-Attended-the-Infrastructure-Event-of-the-Year-Hosted-by-Bentley-Systems The Year in Infrastructure Conference sponsored by Bentley Systems Inc. is a global gathering of leading executives in the world of infrastructure design, construction, and operations. Maintworld was among the many participants attending the three-day event held November 1-3, 2016 in London, UK.

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The IMVAC Middle East Event for Maintenance Professionals Tue, 13 Dec 2016 17:27:06 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2803 http://www.maintworld.com/News/The-IMVAC-Middle-East-Event-for-Maintenance-Professionals The Middle East Machine Vibration Analysis Conference being held April 3-5, 2017 in Dubai, UAE, is designed specifically for vibration analysts and condition monitoring professionals.

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Common Mistakes When Greasing Bearings Tue, 13 Dec 2016 17:16:48 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2801 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Common-Mistakes-When-Greasing-Bearings Lubrication of bearings is one of the most misunderstood maintenance tasks. How do you know when a bearing needs grease or how much? How can you be sure you are applying the right amount of grease?

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Pipes Will Repair themselves in the Towns and Cities of the Future Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:11:00 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2800 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Pipes-Will-Repair-themselves-in-the-Towns-and-Cities-of-the-Future VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is coordinating an international CIB Aworking group, which has published a roadmap to the smart cities of the future. Cities will adopt new practices and adapt to change quickly. They will also need to be resource-efficient and reduce their emissions. Strong transformation trends include efficient energy consumption, interactive smart technology, and new types of services in particular.

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SSAB Towards the Internet of Materials with SmartSteel Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:57:04 +0200 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/2799 http://www.maintworld.com/News/SSAB-Towards-the-Internet-of-Materials-with-SmartSteel SSAB has recently finalized an R&D project that explores the concept of SSAB SmartSteel, a digital platform that enables the steel to be loaded with knowledge.

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