Winners of the LEAP Awards (Leadership in Engineering Achievement Program) in the category of test & measurement include Schroeder Industries with its Schroeder Pro: Total Fluid Health instrument, notching the Bronze award in this category. The LEAP Awards honor innovative product technology in 12 categories. As determined by 14 industry … [Read more...] about Schroeder Industries wins coveted 2020 LEAP Award
Freudenberg’s inline spring inspection machine, a packaging marvel no bigger than a standard microwave oven, scrutinizes 6-12 mm diameter garter springs at a rate of four per second for defects including kinks, gaps, irregular diameters and poorly joined ends. The machine segregates defective components out of a typical batch of 10,000 springs and … [Read more...] about Freudenberg upgrades quality process with new vision inspection units
Pall Corp. has announced the Crixus Fluid Monitoring Platform, a fluid cleanliness management solution designed to provide industrial customers with intelligent fluid monitoring. Pall’s Crixus fluid monitoring platform meets the growing need for lubrication and hydraulic fluid cleanliness in industrial manufacturing equipment and filter … [Read more...] about Pall Corp. launches Crixus fluid monitoring platform
MP Filtri has launched its new ICM-2.0 in-line contamination monitor at IFPE, to allow users to automatically measure and display particulate contamination, moisture and temperature levels in various hydraulic fluids. Company representatives told me that the newest features of this model include the ability to download data via a USB stick with … [Read more...] about MP Filtri highlights updated in-line contamination monitor at IFPE
Often, users of hydraulic fluid will confuse a chemical analysis with a complete fluid analysis, which provides particle count of contaminants, amounts of water, and more. Oil samples that are sent off to a lab without specific instructions will return with valuable data but not all the data points you require. In most cases, the majority of labs … [Read more...] about Is chemical analysis all I need to maintain my hydraulic fluid?
Thanks to higher operating pressures, power density in many hydraulic systems has increased significantly in recent years. That can mean higher performance, smaller and lighter components and better efficiency, although it can also increase the susceptibility to wear and premature failures. Newer pumps and motors are built to handle higher loads … [Read more...] about Hydraulic fluid test matches real-world conditions
Poorly maintained equipment can leak more than fluids, it can leak money. Spectroline’s LeakTracker (LT-300) is a powerful, economical leak detection flashlight that’s suitable for all industrial fluid system applications. LeakTracker has a high-output UV LED that delivers superior fluorescent dye response, making industrial leaks easier to … [Read more...] about UV LED flashlight helps with industrial leak detection
A proactive maintenance protocol can reduce expensive equipment failures and the loss of production they cost. But finding little leaks before they turn into big problems is a time consuming, hands-on job. Not anymore. The Spectroline EagleEye UV/White Light LED Leak Detection Lamp Kit (EK-365) is the hands-free solution to locating leaks in … [Read more...] about Leak detection is going hands-free