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Industrial Maintenance

Bringing gensets into the Internet of Things

According to research by Oneserve, machine downtime costs UK manufacturers more than £180 billion every year. To reduce the cost of downtime, several industries have connected their equipment to the Internet of Things (IoT) for an accurate understanding of their performance. Now, with the…

  • 06/07/2021

Getting the most out of your industrial engine rebuild

Diesel engines can be found in a wide range of industrial machines, including materials handling equipment, cranes and agricultural apparatus like crop sprayers. After years of wear and tear, operators can give these machines a new lease of life by renewing the engine’s major components. Here…

  • 05/07/2021

Composite pipe repair extends pipe life by 20 years and cuts costs for EDF

The decision by power generation company EDF to repair, rather than replace, leaking pipework at its nuclear power plant in Bugey has proved hugely beneficial both practically and financially. Maintenance engineers used Henkel’s LOCTITE Composite Pipe Repair System to restore the integrity of…

  • 29/06/2021

Fluke Reliability’s eMaint CMMS software added to RS Components’ maintenance solutions to enhance reliability workflows for customers

Fluke Reliability, a Fluke Corporate company and provider of simplified connected reliability solutions for people who keep the world up and running, has today announced a partnership with RS Components (RS) to provide eMaint computerised maintenance management system (CMMS) software to RS&rsquo…

  • 28/06/2021

Fluke Reliability introduces the Fluke 3563 Analysis Vibration Sensor

Fluke Reliability, an operating company of Fluke Corporation, is proud to announce its newest product, the Fluke 3563 Analysis Vibration Sensor system. Vibration monitoring helps maintenance teams reduce unplanned downtime and prevent potentially catastrophic failures from occurring, but it has…

  • 24/06/2021

New climate change report shows need for revised post-flood dehumidification strategies

Following warnings from government advisers on the need to ensure building resilience against changing climates, a humidity expert is warning of the risks ‘invisible water’ may have on premises as flood events increase. The independent and influential Climate Change Committee (CCC)…

  • 22/06/2021

Correct bearing mounting tools and training bring savings to glass recycling plant

A short training session and the use of professional tools from NSK: with these two simple measures, a company in the glass recycling industry was able to reduce the manpower costs required for bearing replacement by a factor of four and increase the service life of mounted bearings. Nowadays, the…

  • 22/06/2021

Brammer Buck & Hickman and SKF announce Joint Sales and Support Initiative

Brammer Buck & Hickman, the UK’s leading supplier of industrial maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products and services, is excited to announce a new structured, proactive sales and customer support programme developed with leading bearings manufacturer SKF. The initiative is being…

  • 18/06/2021

Rubix UK acquires Advanced Industrial Rewinds

Rubix UK has acquired the business and assets of Advanced Industrial Rewinds (AIR), a leading British specialist electrical motor repair company. Established in Durham over a decade ago, AIR provides expertise in the rewind, refurbishment and mechanical repair of electrical motors. AIR operates…

  • 01/06/2021

Maintaining industrial engine coolants

The main purpose of a coolant is to keep an industrial engine working at its optimum temperature, but it actually provides a variety of benefits. Here Keith Andrews, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Account Manager at DiPerk Power Solutions , exclusive supplier of Perkins® engines and…

  • 15/04/2021