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
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 October 4, 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
The oil and gas industry works with numerous chemicals during
drilling processes, some of which can be under high pressure. A
recent customer needed a solution that allowed workers to measure
On September 14, 2016
When your job requires you to run diagnostics on a bulldozer that’s
moving along a railroad track, safety is a chief concern. However,
when you’re using wired monitoring devices, trying to do the...
On September 7, 2016
Diagnostic sensing devices come in all shapes and sizes, but for
certain applications some sensors can be more of a headache than
others. This is especially true with mobile equipment,...
On December 15, 2015
Effective predictive maintenance of rotary machinery requires
vigilant monitoring of any number of parameters, such as vibration
and shock, acoustic emissions, wear debris in oil, etc....
On November 3, 2015