machine health Articles

  • How data and analytics are keeping Philly’s water safe

    CH2M assisted Philadelphia to implement a Surveillance and Response System (SRS) demonstration project under the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) Water Security Initiative. CH2M Global Director Smart Cities and Senior Technology Fellow Dr. Avinash S. Patwardhan and Ken Thompson, CH2M Deputy Director Intelligent Water Solutions and Senior ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Ferrography Made Easy With The FerroCheck 2000

    The measurement and trending of abnormal ferrous wear debris in machinery lubrication oils is arguably the most significant indicator of machinery health and a key predictor of catastrophic machinery failure. There are several methods available to measure the ferrous content of lubrication oil. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Ecosystems Are Not Machines

    If we want to save the world, we need to treat nature more as an organism and less as disposable and replaceable technology. “The child is father of the man,” said Wordsworth. We now know that a whole microbial menagerie also contributes to the parentage. In fact, “the man” (or any person) is less a single individual than a fuzzy-edged, mobile ...


    By Ensia

  • Forensic engineering for machine foundations

    Machine foundations are dynamically loaded structures whose response depends on a number of parameters such as strength, stiffness, mass, damping, soil–structure interaction and fatigue. Performance–based designs and evaluation procedures are gaining popularity particularly with respect to structures that have been built using codal provisions existing a few decades back. Enhancement of knowledge ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Purpose and value of safety and health audits

    Untitled Document Purpose and value of safety and health audits Introduction/Overview The word 'audit' puts many ...


  • The CaroMont Health Ozone Laundry System

    Abstract Ozone generating equipment was retrofit into the laundry washroom of the Gaston Memorial Hospital in Gastonia, NC, and began operating in the early part of July, 2010. Three ozone generating systems service six washer-extractors in the washroom. The performance of this fine-bubble ozone diffusion laundering system has been monitored since that time, with various adjustments made ...

  • Vapor Machines for Hardwood Floor Maintenance

    Maintenance professionals around the world now choose the most advanced cleaning, sanitizing and deodorizing techniques, to maintain different areas in commercial and industrial settings. This is applicable in the case of floors as well. More and more cleaning experts continue to choose portable steam cleaner machines to maintain hardwood floors. When compared to traditional techniques of ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Blind separation of vibration components in machine monitoring

    The paper presents an approach for machine vibration analysis and health monitoring using blind source separation (BSS). By this approach, the investigated problem is transferred from the original space of the measurements to the space of independent sources, where the reduced number of components will simplify the analysis problem and where different methods can be applied for scalar signals. ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Lean Green Transportation Machines: Adopting Strategies For The Future

    The challenge of implementing greener transportation systems—ones that don’t rely on fossil fuels—includes the adoption of new technology, modifying infrastructure and changing human behavior. That may sound difficult, but it is happening now. For example, bike sharing programs are being instituted in many cities. The goal is to reduce short car trips within the city ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Tips To Choose Best Fitness Equipment Cleaning Machines

    Fitness equipment cleaning machines should have the capability to sanitize a surface in addition to cleaning it. Fitness equipment and exercise tools must be impeccably clean and hygienic. People come to fitness centers to maintain their body shape and keep their good health. If the equipment are unhygienic, people can catch skin diseases. In short, it is mandatory that fitness equipment are ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Lean Green Transportation Machines—Adopting Strategies for the Future

    The challenge of implementing greener transportation systems—ones that don’t rely on fossil fuels—includes the adoption of new technology, modifying infrastructure and changing human behavior. That may sound difficult, but it is happening now. For example, bike sharing programs are being instituted in many cities. The goal is to reduce short car trips within the city that lead ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Tips to Use Carpet Cleaning Machines in Hotels

    Carpet cleaning machines have a variety of uses. Sometimes, one can be surprised at the sheer number of uses of these machines, especially considering that these machines are good only for soft surface cleaning. These systems are used for cleaning automobiles, specifically the interior parts of vehicles. These are used in shopping malls and retail stores for cleaning mats and carpets. They are ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Case study - machine coolant tramp oil

    Customer: Midwestern Manufacturer of metal stampings and machined parts for the Automotive Industry. The Problem: Tramp Oil collecting in metal working coolant.  Oil concentration levels raise to unacceptably high levels, adversely effects product quality and promotes bacterial growth which leads to worker skin disorders.  Cutting tools ...


    By SkimTech Inc.

  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Leak in Soda Machines

    Carbon dioxide, also known as CO2, is a very well known gas type but not everyone knows how deadly it is. Most people know it as a gas that humans exhale but commercially, it is manufactured and shipped as a liquefied compressed gas or is used as dry ice in its solid form. A common use of CO2 gas is in soda fountain machines to carbonate soft drinks by pressurizing the CO2 ...

  • Getting Comfortable With Your Reverse Osmosis Machine

    Introduction Most people who work with an apparatus unlike any in their previous experience approach it with some apprehension. This is common behavior and fits the way most of us approach unfamiliar things. Perhaps you deal with this kind of uncertainty about the reverse osmosis (RO) machine in your dialysis unit. This article is intended to increase your understanding of the machine and how it ...


  • Cable shovel health and longevity and operator efficiency in oil sands excavation

    Cable shovel excavation in the Athabasca oil sands formation is carried out with little or no pre-fragmentation. The stress loading of a shovel's front-end assembly must continually be monitored and managed to prevent fatigue failure. In this paper, the authors advance the reliability of the cable shovel boom through dynamic and stress modelling using rigid and flexible multi-body dynamics theory ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Fabric Furniture Cleaning Machines for Spotlessly Clean, Odor-Free Upholstery

    A well-used couch gathers more dirt than people realize. Impurities residing behind the cushions and on the armrests may not be visible to the unaided eye; but they are there, causing odors, disease, and damage to the fabric itself. Fabric furniture cleaning machines are best for removing dirt from upholstered furniture. These machines are low flow, easy to use, have hot and cold water wash ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

  • Machine shop for oil and gas services provider wins when the chips are down

    Chip Filtering Keeps Machine Shop Coolant Clean Since 1976, Facility Engineer Jay Wilson has handled the HVAC, electrical, and other operational facility needs for a key Texas-based plant within the FMC Technologies, Inc. (FMCTI) family. This leading global provider of technology solutions for the energy industry and other industrial markets was twice named as the Most Admired Oil and Gas ...


    By Abanaki Corporation

  • What to Look for When Choosing a Sanitary Powder Sieve Machine

    Maintaining sanitary conditions is an important priority in food and beverage, pharmaceutical and a number of other industry applications. If your operation requires sieving powders, the equipment you use to do this is a critical control point for preventing contamination. Don’t let an unsanitary ...


    By VibraScreener Inc.

  • Difference Between Upholstery Steam Cleaners and Upholstery Cleaning Machine

    When understanding the applications of cleaning equipment, many confuse the uses of upholstery steam cleaners with an upholstery steam cleaning machine. To help distinguish these products from each other, this post discusses the intended uses of both. Upholstery steam cleaners are steam cleaning machines equipped with special detailing tools recommended for spot cleaning to remove spots, small ...


    By Daimer Industries Inc.

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