Problem: Corroded piping often collapses when removed with a wrench. Can this problem be prevented? Solution: Insert a rod with a diameter just slightly less than the pipe. Weakened piping will not break when removed.
Is how to pay employees a management prerogative? Plant Engineer Luke Lester assumed it was when he suggested at an executive meeting that it might be a good idea to switch from weekly cash payment to the distribution of checks.
A fact sheet, "Summary of Proposed Regulations for Recycling of Substitute Refrigerants Under Section 608," summarizes the rule proposed on June 11, 1998, and explains how EPA is currently applying venting prohibition to...
Vortex PhD inline vortex flowmeter for gas, steam, and liquid features HART Protocol microprocessor-based electronics, EZ Logic user interface, self-diagnostics, built-in calibrator, and a sensor removable under full flow...
FluoroNyliner bushing bearing provides smooth, low-friction movement in linear and rotary modes. The bushing does not require lubrication when operating in hostile, contaminated, submerged, washdown, or vacuum conditions.
A 4-p color brochure documents the functions of a welder management software program. ASME Welder enables the user to maintain accurate, up-to-date welder performance qualification records and continuity logs.
Site Survey and Installation Tips and Techniques video describes electromagnetic locking systems. This entertaining and informative 1-hr video highlights a typical location, from site survey to system installation.
Hoofmark Crud Cutter Degreaser removes synthetic oils, silicones, adhesives, polymers, dyes, lubricants, and more. This organic-based solvent is CFC and VOC-free, and is just as effective as outdated solvents.
A 10-p brochure portrays a comprehensive line of nonintrusive ultrasonic flowmeters. The publication explains how these units perform as well as, or better than, intrusive types for liquid or gas flow measurements. Controlotron...
Over 200 products for measuring force, pressure, acceleration, and strain are summarized in a 20-p catalog. Sensor technologies described include piezoelectric, piezoresistive, and variable capacitance.
A line of worm gear speed reducers is covered in an 8-p brochure. A wide selection of ratios is offered in single and double reduction models. Output speeds range from 0.5-500 rpm, and torques up to 20,000 in.-lb.
Warden series guards protect power, sectional, and roll-up doors from fork trucks and other material handling impacts. A swing-back design and single point release pin allow access to door side frames. Rite-Hite Corp.
I am writing in reference to your article "Increasing centrifugal pump reliability" (PE, June 1998, p 58, File 4010/5540). Discflo Corp., which manufactures only disc pumps, appeared in the list of centrifugal pump manufacturers.
A 52-p catalog covers a line of instruments for maintenance use. Included are multimeters, current clamps, insulation resistance testers, thermometers, hygrometers, and telecom/datacom testers and tools. A.W. Sperry Instruments,...
Problem: Drilling holes into drywall, concrete, or other wall materials makes a big mess. How can I catch generated dust and cut cleanup time. Solution: After marking the hole locations, take a 3 X 5-in.