Safety in the Workplace

March 28, 2012

Many accidents can be avoided by simply following a company’s safety procedures. There are many things that might not be considered when thinking about safety. For example, keeping your workplace clean, and free of debris. If objects or spills are left around the work environment, anyone may trip or slip on them. Debris can also […]


Data Collection | Recognize Vibration Measurement Locations Automatically

March 26, 2012

In today’s industry, predictive maintenance plays a big role in keeping machinery operating in peak condition. Many maintenance departments strive to have a first class predictive maintenance program; they do this by collecting data on a continuous basis through routes with handheld data collectors to evaluate the health of the machines that are needed to […]


Rotalign Ultra, a King Awards Winner

March 22, 2012

Our ROTALIGN ULTRA Laser Alignment System is a winner in New Equipment Digest’s King Awards competition as one of industry’s best new products of the year. It has won a Silver Award in the Facilities/Maintenance/Plant Operations category. ROTALIGN ULTRA is the world’s leading platform for precision measurement applications from shaft alignment to bore centerline alignment, […]


8 Keys to a Good Balancing Job

March 21, 2012

When performing a Dynamic Balance procedure a few things should be considered: 1.  Inspect the structure/mounts and ensure there no cracks or loose bolts. 2.  If driven via a belt drive make sure that the belt is in good condition and properly tensioned. • Remember that the second harmonic of a belt frequency can be […]

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For A Condition Monitoring Analyst, It’s Just The Facts

March 20, 2012

PLANT ENGINEERING • March 2012 Don’t contribute to unnecessary maintenance costs A condition monitoring analyst encounters many challenges. One of the primary ones is to determine when to report a defect finding. Should it be reported now or should reporting wait until the severity of the defect increases? How near is the problem that has been […]