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03 November 2015

A miniature robot fitted with five cameras is being used to crawl in the air gap between the stator and rotor of large motors or generators to visually inspect their status, thereby reducing downtime, inspection costs and the need to withdraw the rotor.

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29 October 2012

The 2012/13 Essential Maintenance Catalogue from Brammer, supplier of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) products, is said to be the company’s most comprehensive guide to maintenance products for manufacturing industry to date.

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22 April 2016

After bearing problems, electrical faults are the most common cause of motor failure. Yet many organisations ignore electrical testing when they select condition monitoring strategies for the motors that run their plants. Michael Herring, Channel and Platform development manager, Electric Motor Condition Monitoring at SKF explains why they shouldn’t

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08 May 2014

A tub of grease costs next to nothing, while a seized motor can bring a production line to a standstill, resulting in enormous accumulating losses. Magda Bartosova, technical advisor of Rotor UK, stresses the importance of remembering to lubricate electric motors

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06 November 2012

Making an objective decision when repairing or replacing a motor can be tricky, but with the right tools and approach you can calculate the best option based on total cost of ownership and discover the most cost-effective solution

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28 September 2015

An essential part of day-to-day maintenance programmes, oil and lubricants are a vital commodity in ensuring mechanical parts run smoothly and reliably.

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11 August 2017

HEIDENHAIN’s measuring systems for inspection and acceptance testing of machine tools enable precise and effective measurements of machines with a minimum of mounting and adjustment effort.

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