Lantek launches version v43, focusing on process automation and traceability

With more than 80 improvements the new software includes flexible tools that streamline both inventory and the customers’ daily work in any scenario. | Lantek products (Expert, Flex3d, Bend, MES and Integra) have been optimised for efficiency, guaranteeing security and digitalization for manufacturing processes. Lantek, a multinational pioneer in the digital transformation of the sheet […]

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Paradise Computing Announces Participation in MACH24 at NEC

Northampton, UK – 25/01/2024 – Paradise Computing, a renowned partner in enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions and IT services, is excited to announce its participation in the upcoming MACH24 Exhibition at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC). As an innovator in the field of business technology solutions, Paradise Computing will showcase its expertise in ERP software, […]

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Avoiding Unplanned Downtime: Online Monitor of Critical Bearings

Avoiding Unplanned Downtime: Online Monitor of Critical Bearings Keeping a close eye on the condition of critical equipment is fundamental in any industrial facility. When critical bearings fail, it almost always leads to unplanned downtime and interrupted production process, costing companies thousands in production loses. In this case study we will look at how an […]

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Ultrasound and Vibration analysis: two key elements of predictive maintenance

Vibration analysis has been for many years the technology of choice for maintenance professionals to monitor the condition of rotating assets. However, in the last years ultrasound has also emerged as a very popular technology for condition monitoring. The question that many are now asking themselves is: which one is best? Ultrasound or vibration? In […]

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Electrical Equipment Reliability with Ultrasound & Infrared

Ultrasound and infrared technologies are a perfect match when conducting inspections of electrical equipment. At any voltage, thermal anomalies and sources of ultrasound such as tracking and arcing can occur. Corona can also occur at 1000 volts and greater. Any of these conditions threaten the reliability of the equipment being inspected. Typical electrical components that […]

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Best Practices for Ultrasonic Compressed Air Leak Detection

Contrary to what some might think, compressed air is not free.  In fact, for what it takes to produce it, to what is generated it is often considered the most expensive utility in a typical manufacturing facility.  To further add to the problem, the US Department of Energy notes that more than 50% of all […]

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Saving Energy by Inspecting Steam Traps with Ultrasound

High energy prices and global competition dictate a need to reduce energy waste and improve system efficiencies whenever possible. Steam, aside from being one of the costliest utilities in plants, is an essential component to product quality in many processing industries. A major contributor to waste and inefficiency is leaks: both to atmosphere and through […]

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Case Study: Slow-Speed Bearing on Oven Motor – Failure Detection using Ultrasound

Slow Speed Bearing Inspection with Ultrasound Vibration analysis has long been the instrument of choice to use for bearings and other rotating equipment.  More commonly, ultrasound is being used in conjunction with vibration analysis to help technicians confirm the condition of mechanical assets. Because of the versatility of ultrasound, if a facility does not have […]

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Certification Training – the foundation of a successful Ultrasound program

Ultrasound has already become one of the most important, reliable, and widely used technologies by maintenance professionals all over the world. Its many applications (from leak detection to a complete bearing monitoring and lubrication program) and the quick learning curve makes it highly popular among inspectors. But to get the maximum out of an ultrasonic […]

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Listen to your bearings: Improve lubrication practices with Ultrasound

Keeping a handle on lubrication is easy, right? All one needs to do is make sure the right lubricant is used in the right amount and at the right time. Not so fast; if only it were that simple.  It has been estimated that 60-90% of all bearing failures are lubrication related. Bearing failures most […]

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