Condition Monitoring News

  • 20 year old FTIR gas analyzer finally retires

    After almost 20 years of reliable service a Gasmet FTIR multigas analyzer has finally been retired. The instrument, which is a Gasmet 9540 was purchased at the end of the last century by VTT, the Technical Research Centre of Finland. “We have utilised this analyzer in a variety of research projects over the years and it has performed extremely well. However, some of the spare parts are no ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • MINISCAN IR LOG Offers the Logical Solution for Condition Monitoring of Lube, Oil and Greases

    AMETEK Grabner Instruments has added a new lube oil and grease analyzer to its portfolio. The MINISCAN IR LOG is a highly versatile and extremely fast FTIR analyzer, designed for on-site condition monitoring of oils and greases, and capable of measuring low or high levels of water in oil accurately and quickly, without using hazardous reagents for sample preparation. ...

  • LumaSense launching online webinar on understanding DGA techniques and interpretations

    LumaSense Technologies, Inc. will host four complimentary webinars to share knowledge about interpreting Dissolved Gas Analysis (DGA) results often used for monitoring transformers and Load Tap Changers (LTCs) in the Energy industry.   The webinar, “Understanding DGA techniques and interpretations” aims to provide participants with the necessary foundation to understand and ...

  • Decrease operating costs by monitoring your undercarriage

    No matter the location, conditions or type of project, Hitachi mining and construction excavators deliver efficiency, reliability and durability for customers day after day. But even these tough workhorses are subject to undercarriage and component wear. While undercarriage wear is unavoidable with any machine, you can extend undercarriage life by monitoring your equipment. And Hitachi is making ...

  • Lufft launches VS20k Sensor to measure visibility up to 20 km

    Measurement technology manufacturer Lufft announced the official launch of the VS20k. This is the first Lufft visibility sensor on the market that can measure at distances of up to 20 kilometers, thus making it particularly suitable for meteorological applications or airport monitoring. It’s an addition to the Lufft VS2k visibility sensor with a range of 2 km. The right technology to ...

  • Introducing the Diver-SDI™ for Remote Monitoring from Van Essen Instruments

    Van Essen Instruments, the leading groundwater datalogger equipment manufacturer, will launch the next generation of their SDI-12 interface in April 2017 as part of the Diver remote groundwater monitoring technology. The new Diver-SDI (AS379) allows you to connect the Diver to your SDI-12 system. SDI-12 is a standard to interface battery-powered data recorders with sensors designed for remote ...

  • New intelligent process control software for Renishaw’s Equator™ gauging system

    The Renishaw Equator™ flexible gauge is now offered with IPC (intelligent process control) software, providing the functionality to fully automate tool offset updates in CNC manufacturing processes. Improved capability in precision part machining, reduced setting and process adjustment time, and integration with automation systems are some of the benefits that users can now expect. IPC is ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • New mining sensors go wireless - SmartCyclone delivers new opportunities

    A unique combination of wireless and sensor technology brings condition monitoring capabilities to traditional hydrocyclone processes. When oversize material mistakenly reports to the flotation stage of a mineral processing comminution circuit it results in valuable material reporting to tailings and possibly severe degradation of the flotation process efficiency. The expense ...


    By FLSmidth KREBS

  • Colfax Fluid Handling to exhibit pump drive solutions for greater energy efficiency and reliability

    True to the motto "Boost your savings even more", Colfax Fluid Handling will exhibit speed-controlled pumps in combination with highly efficient drive technologies and the IN-1000 condition monitoring system at Hanover Fair (Hall 15, Booth G43.09). These solutions make it easy for customers to fulfill complex requirements for system safety, coupled with low operating costs for many ...


    By Colfax Corporation

  • AMETEK Land Publishes New Global Services Brochure

    AMETEK Land has published a new global services brochure as part of the company’s continued commitment to assist customers in achieving the best operating performance from AMETEK Land instruments and systems.   The brochure details AMETEK Land’s comprehensive range of after-sales services, incorporating ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Faraday Future Uses RainWise PortLog Station to Monitor Test Track

    Faraday Future, an emerging electric car company based in Los Angelas, California, uses a RainWise PortLog weather station to monitor the weather conditions in their 0-60 MPH acceleration video. Weather conditions can obviously make a huge difference in car racing and everyday driving. This is why RainWise weather stations are used in a wide range of applications, including vehicle testing ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Advanticsys introduces its first Industrial IoT gateway

    As part of the continuous improvement of products and services Advanticsys provides within its catalog, the evolution of best-selling MPC-330 data concentrator is released today. This enhancement converts MPC-330 into a truly industrial gateway bridging the gap between industry and Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm. For some years, IoT is spreading throughout our world, from our smartphones to ...

  • Role of Power Plant Consulting Firms in IIoT and Remote O&M

    Power plant engineering and consulting firms have both a big potential IIoT opportunity but also the threat of a radically different environment which would reduce revenues. Positive Aspects of IIoT & Remote O&M empowered by IIoW for consulting companies: Substantial revenues directly ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • eze System Teams Up with Kriwan to expand smart monitoring and alert capabilities for commercial refrigeration and cold storage solutions

    eze System, Inc., a global provider of remote monitoring and control systems , is teaming with Kriwan Inc. , a leader in machine protection and condition monitoring solutions , to deliver a smart monitoring and alert solution to help prevent critical failures before they occur. Both eze System and Kriwan will be demonstrating these capabilities at the AHR Expo in Las Vegas, January 30 through ...


    By eze System, Inc.

  • TSI Environmental DustTrak monitors gain MCERTS approval

    Ashtead Technology has announced that the TSI Environmental DustTrak Aerosol Monitors in its fleet of particulate matter (PM) monitors have achieved MCERTS approval. "As evidence of the health effects associated with PM10 and PM2.5 exposure continues to mount, this certification provides assurance that monitoring data is accurate and reliable,” says Ashtead’s Josh Thomas. "An MCERTS ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • 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

  • Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) using Axetris Infrared Sources

    Attenuated Total Reflectance (ATR) is a popular method for analyzing and monitoring liquid quality. A typical example is lubrication solvent quality monitoring, where continuous monitoring systems are used to enable early indicators, e.g. for planning service interventions. This helps achieve and implement servicing and intervention plans, thereby reducing the cost of ownership. Axetris Infrared ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • Heathrow enhances community understanding of airport operations with Brüel & Kjær’s xPlane

    Brüel & Kjær today announced that Heathrow Airport has launched xPlane, an online system that enables the community to self-analyse detailed information about long-term aircraft activity above them. xPlane helps Heathrow Airport deliver on its commitment to provide its communities with easier access to transparent information, about localised aircraft operations. The ...

  • 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

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