Mechanical - Hydraulics

Diagnose bearing failures beyond root cause analysis

Take a ‘CSI’ approach to root cause analysis to look beyond the obvious to determine why bearings... » more

Prevent shaft current from causing motor damage

Awareness and testing for potential shaft current on motors can help companies experience fewer... » more

Eight common causes of gear failure

The cause of gear failure can stem from many issues, but the most common is due to wear, which... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 27 to July 3: Hydraulic systems, industrial lubricant storage, world-class maintenance, more

Articles about lubrication 101, industrial lubricant storage, lean manufacturing, hydraulic... » more

Why do hydraulic systems get hot?

Applying reliability principles to system design may offer an answer. » more

Manage leakage in hydraulic-valve design

Understand risk tolerances in designing the most efficient hydraulic system. » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, November 2-8: Improving hydraulic control, arc flash energy analysis, the 'perfect' bearing fit, more

Articles about improving hydraulic control in a mechatronic system, supporting arc flash incident... » more

Series of sanitary heat exchangers

The APV series of sanitary heat exchangers are designed to reduce maintenance, improve food safety,... » more

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Non-contact rotary torque sensor

The Datum Electronics Series RS425 non-contact rotary torque transducers are designed to fit in line with any drivetrain or test bed using either a spline or keyway shaft.

Molded nylon position hinge

The MH-18 molded nylon position hinge integrates one-way torque technology while enabling easy adjustment with no resistance. » more

Double-diaphragm pumps with welded flanges

The Husky line of corrosion-resistant stainless steel air-operated double diaphragm (AODD) pumps has expanded to include stainless steel ANSI/DIN welded flanges. » more

Motor and gearbox

The Smart Gear g350 is a compact mechatronic drive unit combining a gearbox, motor, electronics and software and blends the motor and gearbox elements, so the gear ratio slips far into the motor housing. » more

High-torque tool

The QX Series Cordless Torque Multiplier is a high-torque fastening tool for industrial applications that employs advanced technology to ensure accurate, repeatable bolting for torque-critical joints. » more

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Machine Safety Blog

Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Videos

Top 4 mistakes made when precision balancing

Tom Hoenig of GTI Predictive Technology discusses...

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