Maintworld.com http://www.maintworld.com en-GB Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:04:30 +0300 Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:20:41 +0300eZ Publish http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification 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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Maximizing Throughput on Conveyor Lines Wed, 14 Jun 2017 12:11:56 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3121 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Maximizing-Throughput-on-Conveyor-Lines A strong sanitary conveyor platform has a hygienic design that not only minimizes product debris but also allows fast and effective sanitation.

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Digitalization of Established Technologies Could Have a "Revolutionary Effect" on Manufacturing Wed, 14 Jun 2017 11:32:21 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3118 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Digitalization-of-Established-Technologies-Could-Have-a-Revolutionary-Effect-on-Manufacturing Further digitalization of established technologies such as condition monitoring and smart sensors could have a revolutionary effect on manufacturing, says Bernie van Leeuwen, Director Product Management Digitalization at SKF.

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Finland has the World’s Most Energy-Saving Supermarket – Half of the Energy it Consumes is Solar in Origin Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:44:12 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3116 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Finland-has-the-World-s-Most-Energy-Saving-Supermarket-Half-of-the-Energy-it-Consumes-is-Solar-in-Origin The world's most energy-efficient supermarket, which consumes only 40 percent of the energy of a normal grocery store, is located in Finland. A new solution helps the retailer save around 180,000 euros in energy costs. The technology is now ready for use on commercial premises in general.

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ABB Opens UPS Test Center in Switzerland Mon, 12 Jun 2017 18:50:53 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3110 http://www.maintworld.com/R-D/ABB-Opens-UPS-Test-Center-in-Switzerland ABB has opened its new test facility for uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems at the UPS factory in Switzerland. With this new facility, ABB strengthens its position in the global power protection market.

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Reliability, Maintenance and Safety Thu, 01 Jun 2017 09:53:26 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3103 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Reliability-Maintenance-and-Safety I am no longer surprised to see reliability and maintenance improvement initiatives abandoned before the substantial results, which are possible to achieve, are delivered and sustained for years to come. 

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Adidas and Siemens to Collaborate in the Digital Production of Sporting Goods Wed, 31 May 2017 09:45:11 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3079 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Adidas-and-Siemens-to-Collaborate-in-the-Digital-Production-of-Sporting-Goods Adidas and Siemens have announced plans to collaborate in the digital production of sporting goods. The partners will work to boost the digitalization of the adidas SPEEDFACTORY to help develop capabilities for fast, transparent and individualized production.

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Breathing New Life into Old Valves Boosts Productivity Tue, 30 May 2017 14:33:42 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3066 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Breathing-New-Life-into-Old-Valves-Boosts-Productivity Maintenance professionals pride themselves on preventing equipment from breaking down, or repairing it quickly. Replacing old equipment with new technology can be a good thing. But refurbishing a piece of equipment to like-new condition is often seen as equally good, sometimes even better. 

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Real-Time Availability of Information Serves Both the Manager and Worker Mon, 29 May 2017 12:51:39 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3055 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Real-Time-Availability-of-Information-Serves-Both-the-Manager-and-Worker Rapidly developing IoT solutions have brought new possibilities for the management of production facilities, making processes more efficient and the pre-emptive maintenance of devices. The Smart Factory solution concept developed in the Elisa IoT™ ecosystem works as an example in practice, which models the operation of the whole production facility in a real-time 3D view.

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Keep Your Steam Clean, Safe And Energy-Efficient Tue, 23 May 2017 09:03:04 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3045 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Keep-Your-Steam-Clean-Safe-And-Energy-Efficient A defective steam trap can lead to an enormous waste of energy and steam. It can also cause significant equipment deterioration, as well as a loss of production quality. Paradoxically, maintenance programs often neglect steam trap monitoring.

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Vibration Data Collector Vibrio M Evolution Continues Mon, 22 May 2017 14:05:10 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3038 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Vibration-Data-Collector-Vibrio-M-Evolution-Continues Vibrio M is the 4th generation of Adash best-selling vibration data collector. Its development has not been stopped and now the Vibrio M is available with new push-pull connectors which makes your day to day data collection even easier.

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Ultrasound Inspection Courses – Agenda for 2017 Mon, 22 May 2017 11:53:43 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3036 http://www.maintworld.com/News/Ultrasound-Inspection-Courses-Agenda-for-2017 UE Systems Europe will hold a series of Ultrasound Level I courses during the rest of 2017, in different locations and languages. These certification courses are in accordance with ISO 18436-8 and meet the requirements of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) Recommended Practice, SNT-TC-1A.

 

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ICONICS Highlights Mixed Reality HMI, IoT Connectivity and Robotics Integration at Hannover Messe 2017 Mon, 22 May 2017 11:41:55 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3034 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/ICONICS-Highlights-Mixed-Reality-HMI-IoT-Connectivity-and-Robotics-Integration-at-Hannover-Messe-2017 ICONICS showcased its automation software solutions, including its new IoTWorX™ software suite, working with a Microsoft HoloLens and Comau robot, within Microsoft’s booth at Hannover Messe from April 24-28, 2017 in Hannover, Germany.

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Overview of Dutch Working Conditions in 2016 Tue, 30 May 2017 15:27:10 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3075 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Overview-of-Dutch-Working-Conditions-in-2016 In 2016, occupational health and safety policies in Dutch companies were more widespread than in 2014, but still below the level of 2007, according to an ‘Overview of Dutch working conditions 2016’ -report.

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Security Solution Helps Battle Illegal Mining Tue, 30 May 2017 15:01:13 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3072 http://www.maintworld.com/HSE/Security-Solution-Helps-Battle-Illegal-Mining Mining companies across the African continent have been coping with the problem of illegal mining for years. In their battle against artisanal miners illegally entering their properties and compromising site safety, they have been unsuccessfully looking out for security solutions that are both reliable and affordable. 

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Digital Automation System Maintenance and cybersecurity – the Perfect Partnership? Tue, 30 May 2017 15:17:10 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3073 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Digital-Automation-System-Maintenance-and-cybersecurity-the-Perfect-Partnership In the last years, the number of cyber-attacks has increased dramatically. In light of this, it is not surprising that organizations are increasingly looking to invest in cybersecurity. 

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Asset Care and Reliability in the Mining Industry using Ultrasound Tue, 30 May 2017 14:48:25 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3070 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/Asset-Care-and-Reliability-in-the-Mining-Industry-using-Ultrasound Ultrasound applications are diverse and yet many people “know” about it for one or two applications. “I knew it did air leaks, but I did not know that you could do all this with it” is therefore a common reaction when I refer to eight pillars introducing the use of Ultrasound.

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Smart Online Monitoring Tue, 30 May 2017 14:42:19 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3068 http://www.maintworld.com/Applications/Smart-Online-Monitoring Online vibration monitoring is essential for critical machines. There are machines that need to be monitored continuously; it is not enough to take a measurtement every week, or even once per day.

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What Makes a Critical Spare Part ‘Critical’ Tue, 30 May 2017 14:38:04 +0300 http://www.promaintlehti.fi/content/view/full/3067 http://www.maintworld.com/Asset-Management/What-Makes-a-Critical-Spare-Part-Critical When we are working with organizations to improve their maintenance storerooms, one of the first activities we complete is defining an obsolete part and a critical part.  If we can agree on those two definitions, then every part in the storeroom ought to fall within those boundaries.

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