News RSS Feed

Failure to conduct oil checks 'major cause' of hydraulic failure

Eight in 10 of all hydraulic failures on machinery can be traced back to contaminated oil, according to Bosch Rexroth. Its report, published today, has called upon engineers to implement regular oil analysis as part of a preventive maintenance programme.

'Oil contamination – The origins, treatment and analysis of contaminated oil in hydraulic systems' has ...
  Read More

More News:

In Depth

‘We don’t spend time and effort looking at air’

Compressors are an afterthought when it comes to site energy saving efforts despite accounting for up to a third of total electricity consumed. WM discovers what’s switching grassroots managers off at an exclusive roundtable, as Max Gosney ...

Business critical

The publication of ISO 55000 enables a new chapter in business thinking around asset maintenance and management. Brian Tinham examines the issues

Service with a smile...

Our Factory Safety and Maintenance conference earlier this month provided a fascinating insight into the manufacturing sector's attitude towards asset care, highlighting the fact that maintenance staff are too often measured simply on ...

Overcoming maintenance stagnation

Put your lean know-how to the test in our continuous improvement dilemma column

Product News/Case Studies RSS Feed

Taking care of your assets

While many companies are making use of reliability techniques such as condition based monitoring (CBM), reliability centred maintenance (RCM) and root cause analysis (RCA) to achieve improvement benefits, a joined-up approach to asset care is required in order to influence bottom line profits and ensure maximum impact is achieved

FLIR Systems launches low-cost IR thermometer

FLIR Systems, has launched what it describes as a powerful, affordable, compact imaging IR thermometer that lets you see invisible heat patterns, measure temperatures accurately, and conveniently store images and measurement data for reporting.

Atlas Copco’s VSD compressors celebrate two decades

As Atlas Copco Compressors is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its air compressor variable speed drive (VSD) technology, it calculates that UK industry has saved around 240 million kWh of electricity by using Atlas Copco VSD compressors.