Condition Monitoring News

  • Innovas Technologies LLC Awarded Competitive Grant from the National Science Foundation

    Innovas Technologies has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant for $225,000 to conduct research and development (R&D) work on developing mobile micro-sensors to identify degradation, fouling and enable remote failure detection and isolation in operating shell and tube heat exchangers. Innovas Technologies will develop a ...


    By Innovas Technologies LLC

  • Lockout/Tagout procedures draw scrutiny at Kerry facilities

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued citations to Ireland-based food and beverage company, Kerry Inc., for multiple violations involving lockout/tagout procedures at one of their Melrose Park, Illinois facilities. Kerry, a multi-billion-dollar company, operates facilities on six continents and employs more ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Heap and Haul: John Deere Adds 844K-III and 844K-III Aggregate Handler to Wheel Loader Lineup

    A pillar in mining and quarrying operations, the John Deere wheel loader family welcomes the addition of the 844K Series-III and 844K Series-III Aggregate Handler configuration. The workhorse machines offer customers increased uptime and the ability to sell more material more efficiently to improve their bottom lines. "The ...


    By John Deere

  • Renishaw to give India debut to its new metal additive manufacturing system at IMTEX 2017

    Renishaw, a world leader in precision engineering technologies, will be exhibiting its extensive range of metrology and additive manufacturing equipment at IMTEX 2017which takes place at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre, Bangalore, India, from 26th January to 1st February. Renishaw will be exhibiting on stand B123, Hall 3A, showing its new ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • 100 years in the service of wildlife - Taronga Zoo in Sydney

    Taronga Zoo in Sydney celebrates its centenary in 2016. Its most popular attractions include the lively inhabitants of its many salt water tanks. ProMinent technology guarantees the very best quality of water and thus also optimum living conditions. Water quality as a success factor With its numerous attractions, the city of Sydney on the east coast of Australia is a magnet for ...

  • Automatic monitoring of mobile harbour equipment ensures reliability and safety

    The increasing globalisation of the world economy is pressurising ports, docks and harbours into handling ever-increasing volumes of cargo, so mobile harbour equipment has to work efficiently and reliably at all times. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd explains how monitoring the work rate of cranes, loaders and unloaders means their performance can be optimised and downtime for maintenance ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Online Hexavalent Chromium Analyzer Validates RCOF Treatment Process Piloted at California Water Utility

    A California Water Utility experiencing elevated levels of hexavalent chromium [Cr(VI)] in their drinking water supply is the first commercial application to use a real-time water quality monitor developed by Aqua Metrology Systems Ltd (AMS) to provide high frequency, reliable, and accurate data on hexavalent and total chromium. The Utility obtains water from a groundwater source where Cr(VI) is ...

  • Safeguarding Investment with New AMETEK Land Spectrum Service Contracts

    AMETEK Land, the global specialists in non-contact temperature measurement and combustion and emissions monitoring equipment, has introduced new Spectrum Service Contracts as part of its commitment to assist customers in obtaining the best operating performance from AMETEK Land systems.   ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Ground Source Heat Pump & boreholes for a renovation in Herts

    Better Planet was instructed to design, supply and commission a ground source heat pump, for this property in Hertfordshire in connection with a full renovation and extension. As no gas from the grid was available a ground source heat pump was the natural choice.  With limited land available for horizontal ground loops, boreholes were the best option. Like for all our projects involving ...


    By Better Planet

  • Coming up: Condition Monitoring Day training

    The wait for Condition Monitoring Day 2016 is almost over. Taking place on five separate days during October and November of this year will be a number of special condition monitoring training courses, designed to provide attendees with actionable new skills and information that can enhance plant performance. ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Hansford Sensors to bring vibration monitoring magic to Walt Disney World for IMVAC 2016

    We’re pleased to announce that we’ll be visiting the world famous Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, United States, at the end of October to exhibit our leading range of vibration monitoring equipment at this year’s International Machine Vibration Analysis Conference (IMVAC). IMVAC is the must attend ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Landis+Gyr Adds Active Voltage Monitoring from the Grid's Edge

    September 20, 2016 -- Landis+Gyr recently announced the addition of real-time voltage monitoring capabilities to its grid analytics suite of products. The new functionality is designed to provide utilities with improved awareness of sudden voltage variances that impact the quality ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • testo NanoMet3: The Golden Instrument for Real Driving Emissions RDE

    With an eye on Real Driving Emissions (RDE) proposed in forthcoming European Emission Standards for the type approval of light-duty vehicles, Testo SE & Co. KGaAhas unveiled an innovative portable instrument for solid nanoparticle counting and classification. Testo NanoMet3 measures number concentration in a wide range from 1E4 to 3E8 #/ccm and average diameter in the ...


    By Testo SE & Co. KGaA

  • Learn More About the Art of Emissions Monitoring

    E Instruments is proud to present our newest report on the complex art of emissions monitoring and gas sampling. Every application encompasses different system considerations and there really is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to proper emissions monitoring. The purpose of this technical note is to provide an understanding of what types of equipment are needed for a wide range of ...

  • High productivity machining cell showcases process control at IMTS 2016

    Renishaw, a world leader in precision engineering technologies, will be exhibiting its extensive range of metrology and additive manufacturing equipment at IMTS 2016 which takes place September 12-17 in Chicago, USA. Visitors to Renishaw's booth at E-5509 will also be able to see its new high productivity machining cell concept. The cell demonstrates how complementary technologies can contribute, ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Improved shale measurements with Oxford Instruments’ expanded range of industry leading NMR core analysers

    Oxford Instruments and Green Imaging Technologies are pleased to announce the introduction of GeoSpec12, the latest evolution of the renowned GeoSpec range of nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) core analysers. GeoSpec12 addresses the problem of achieving adequate sensitivity when taking measurements from low porosity rocks. More capability for tight rocks Benchtop NMR core analysers ...


    By Oxford Instruments plc

  • Polish CEMEX cement plant relies on WEIMA

    In the eastern Polish town of Chelm, not far from the Ukrainian border, the waste recycling company EkoPaliwa recently successfully commissioned their new plant for the production of alternative fuels. Two WEIMA PowerLine 3000 single-shaft shredders with a powerful hydraulic drive used in secondary shredding absolutely take center stage here. The main buyer of the produced Refuse Derived Fuel ...


    By WEIMA

  • John Deere Introduces New 2R Series Compact Utility Tractors

    Customers seeking a solution for increased productivity without sacrificing comfort will appreciate the expansion of the John Deere 2R Series Compact Utility Tractor line. Two new large-chassis models, the 2032R and ...


    By John Deere

  • Research on highest level of refractory materials

    The French Science of Ceramic Processes and Surface Treatments (SPCTS) at the University of Limoges, studies the characterization of mechanical properties at high temperature ceramic materials. SPCTS Limoges has bought an ATM “Brilliant 285” cutting machine from Verder with a wheel guard of 500 mm, with laser alignment aid.  The research institute ...


    By The Verder Group

  • How to Set up a Heat Stress Monitoring System

    It’s summer time and it is HOT outside! Make sure you are taking care of your employees that work in these extreme heat environments. Warning: Extreme heat levels can increase workers’ risk to injuries and lead to more serious health issues such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat syncope, heat cramps, heat rashes, or death.  Heat stress prevention starts with ...


    By Raeco Rents

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