Industrial settings with strenuous applications, such as thermal
cycling and vibration, are recognised as some of the toughest
environments for tube fittings. In all cases, such applications
On April 9, 2019
In industrial environments, pneumatic lines can pose significant
hazards to workers and associated equipment – both the lines
themselves and the moving components they operate. Systems have
On March 25, 2019
To ensure optimum machine safety, design engineers need a solid
understanding of the Machinery Directive 2006/42/EC and how to
comply with required safety levels. A safety exhaust valve
On March 12, 2019
We head into work each day with the expectation that we’ll put in
our time and labor and then return home to our families safe and
sound. The reality though is millions of Americans fall victim...
On March 6, 2019
The Ash Probe is a portable instrument for measuring the ash
content of coal, providing the user with highly accurate readings
within seconds. Instantaneous readings can be made of coal quality
On February 27, 2019
Managing emissions is a major challenge for many companies. In
Europe alone, a typical refinery can lose between 600 and 10,000
tonnes of fugitive emissions every year; and the majority of...
On November 28, 2018
Whether train driving is done manually or automatically, human
being remains responsible for safety. Man is increasingly assisted
by automatic means to control and communicate with his machine.
On November 14, 2018
Maintaining a safe and productive work environment should be a top
priority in any facility. More and more companies are putting
programs in place to improve the working environment and...
On November 13, 2018
A routine oil change is anything but routine. Fleet engines and
industrial machinery pose a variety of challenges that make
conventional oil changes time-consuming, messy and hazardous for
On September 14, 2018
The ability to see behind a machine and work area is crucial to
improve safety in the operation of heavy equipment and machinery.
Just as in automobiles, the capability to see behind a mine...
On August 27, 2018
Extremely cold environments with conditions such as snow, ice, and
high wind speeds are a challenge for all rubber hydraulic
hoses. Frequently, hoses must withstand temperature ranges
below -57 °C...
On July 19, 2018
Selecting the proper hose for a hydraulic assembly is critical to
ensure that it meets the requirements for that specific
application. One of the first steps in selecting the proper hose is
On July 12, 2018
For some customers, it's the ultimate white noise. For most,
however, the incessant droning experienced in an aircraft cabin is
not just annoying, it’s a potential health hazard. According
On June 29, 2018
In many applications across a multitude of industries like mining,
hazmat and pharmaceuticals, employers must supply breathing air
systems when necessary to keep employees safe. A variety of
On June 20, 2018
Hazardous locations are operating environments in which explosive
or ignitable vapors or dust are present, or are likely to become
present. It is normal for various processing applications where
On May 2, 2018
From providing a safe and engaging work environment where all team
members can thrive, to strengthening all of the communities which
the company calls home and supporting organizations that make...
On April 9, 2018
In the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, time is money.
Managers for companies that operate fleets of drilling vessels
conducting offshore, deep-water oil extraction in countries around
On April 9, 2018
Implementing an effective asset management and maintenance program
for critical assets and components such as hydraulic hoses
constitutes a challenge for many companies; however, it is the...
On March 21, 2018
Safety in your factory or test stands should always be a priority.
Anywhere high pressure or high velocity are at play, being able to
monitor the process and changing conditions, with accuracy,...
On March 1, 2018
Aircraft lightning strikes occur more frequently than you might
think. It’s estimated that on average, commercial aircraft
lightning strikes occur every 1,000 hours of flight time. When a
On January 10, 2018