"Not Me": A Challenge for many Reliability Professionals

February 28, 2017

Reliability professionals face a lot of challenges in their profession and deserve a lot of credit for the positive impact they have within an organization. Your efforts provide a greater return on deployed assets by reducing risk, unscheduled downtime and cost while helping to improve capacity, quality, safety and other factors. As much credit as […]

Ultrasonic Signature can Provide early Warning of Mechanical Failure

February 21, 2017

Rotating equipment produces a sound (ultrasonic) signature during operation. This signature can be measured and trended over time. As the machine components begin to fail a change in the ultrasonic signature will occur. The change in sound level can be used to alarm that could be related to lubrication or bearing damage. A key factor […]

Easy-Laser® AB Wins Global Design Award for XT11 Alignment Computer

February 14, 2017

Reposted from EASY-LASER® blog Easy-Laser® has been awarded the iF DESIGN AWARD 2017 for their design of a display unit for laser-based measurement equipment. The display unit, XT11, won the Industry/Skilled Trades category and is part of a completely new concept within laser alignment, which was launched last year. Rustan Karlsson, Head of Marketing at […]

The Importance of Strobe Lights when Performing Vibration Analysis

February 7, 2017

Strobe lights are an inexpensive tool typically used to determine the operational speed of equipment. Strobe lights should be readily available to vibration analysts and maintenance mechanics. A strobe can be used as a proactive tool for many things. For example, visual inspection of belt damage (slippage, wear, etc), coupling damage, loose components and much […]