Maintenance Products


Handy wiper contains lubricant

Wipe-On Lubricant is a non-woven, 8-in. x 11-in., presaturated wipe that is easy to carry and store. The lubricant is a greaseless film that provides lubrication and short-term corrosion protection. It resists oil and dirt buildup and displaces moisture, making it ideal for protecting precision mechanisms. These convenient wipes are excellent replacements for shop rags and useful in emergency situations.

LPS Laboratories : TO VOTE, WRITE 4 ON BALLOT For more information, write 4 on card

Multicraft test checks aptitude

Mechanical & Electrical Aptitude Test is the answer for companies selecting multicraft apprentices or trainees. The test consists of 36 multiple-choice questions relating to mechanical and electrical aptitude in a variety of areas including: electrical concepts, process flow, signal flow, electrical schematics, electrical sequences, workplace settings, physics, and hand and power tools.

Ramsay Corp. : TO VOTE, WRITE 73 ON BALLOT For more information, write 73 on card

Training helps organize storerooms

Maintenance Storerooms CD is a computer-based training program on how to design, operate, and maintain a storeroom for best use of space, control of inventory, and ease of use. The CD has a full narrated text and is enhanced with animations and interactive exercises. A reorder point calculator assists in determining the optimal reorder point for any part in the storeroom based on historic data for use and delivery times.

New Standard Institute, Inc. : TO VOTE, WRITE 94 ON BALLOT For more information, write 94 on card

Gel thread locker is easy to use

Threadlocker Gel, with the Gel Twist pinpoint applicator, is made from a patent-pending formula that is just as reliable and much easier to use than conventional liquid and solid stick threadlocking methods. The gel eliminates messy cleanups costly waste, while the applicator puts the gel precisely where it is needed and gets into the most hard-to-reach and vertical locations.

Permatex, Inc. : TO VOTE, WRITE 108 ON BALLOT For more information, write 108 on card

Collector diverts ceiling leaks

PIG Above-the-Ceiling leak diverter is designed to be placed above a drop ceiling although it can be hung if needed. It captures and diverts leaks and drips before they saturate and damage acoustical tile. The unit can be assembled in less than 5 min. Captured leaks drain through a

New Pig Corp. : TO VOTE, WRITE 117 ON BALLOT For more information, write 117 on card

Enamel needs no primer

Iron Guard direct-to-metal acrylic enamel is VOC compliant to 150 gm/l. It saves money at every turn, from its initial price to the elimination of expensive primers, thinners, and cleanup solvents. With its 150-VOC compliance rating, the paint meets standards proposed through at least 2005. The proprietary latex formulation provides industrial durability.

Diversified Brands; Krylon Industrial Div. : TO VOTE, WRITE 178 ON BALLOT For more information, write 178 on card

Coating is unaffected by dampness

Dura-Plate MT Moisture Tolerant Epoxy is a low-VOC, two-component, bisphenol A epoxy amine coating designed especially for application directly to damp or dry metal surfaces. The low-odor coating can be applied without regard to dew point, providing performance comparable to MIL-P-23236C, Type VII, Class 15b and 17. It may be used in immersion service with a wide range of chemicals.

The Sherwin-Williams Co.; Industrial & Marine Coatings Div. : TO VOTE, WRITE 311 ON BALLOT For more information, write 311 on card

The Top Plant program honors outstanding manufacturing facilities in North America. View the 2017 Top Plant.
The Product of the Year program recognizes products newly released in the manufacturing industries.
Each year, a panel of Control Engineering and Plant Engineering editors and industry expert judges select the System Integrator of the Year Award winners in three categories.
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2017 Top Plant winner, Best practices, Plant Engineering at 70, Top 10 stories of 2017
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Control room technology innovation; Practical approaches to corrosion protection; Pipeline regulator revises quality programs
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PID controllers, Solar-powered SCADA, Using 80 GHz radar sensors

Annual Salary Survey

Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.

There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.

But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.

Read more: 2015 Salary Survey

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