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  • Sep 16, 2016

    Diagnóstico de Bombas con Dispositivos Móviles

    Muchos clientes preguntan sobre cómo conocer el estado de una bomba de pistones a ciencia cierta y así poder efectuar labores de mantenimiento preventivo, ya que generalmente no se sabe hasta que la falla causa una parada operativa o reducción de la productividad en la línea como mínimo. En casos en que la bomba controle una operación en la que su falla ponga en riesgo vidas humanas, como lo es el caso de aplicaciones militares, esta predictibilidad se hace aún más crítica....More
  • Nov 24, 2015

    How To Avoid 'Dieseling' In Hydraulic Cylinders

    I was recently engaged by a client to conduct failure analysis on a large (and expensive) hydraulic cylinder off an excavator. This hydraulic cylinder had been changed-out due to leaking rod seals after achieving only half of its expected service life. Inspection revealed that apart from the rod seals, which had failed as a result of 'dieseling', the other parts of the hydraulic cylinder were in serviceable condition....More
  • Oct 9, 2015

    The Perils of Do-It-Yourself Tagout

    Lockout/tagout is a term most plant and maintenance people are familiar with. Nothing is foolproof, but these procedures have certainly prevented thousands of accidents through the years....More
  • Sep 8, 2015

    What You Don’t Know Can Kill You—or Someone Else!

    This simplicity of hydraulics can be a problem because people with no professional training can—and often do—work on hydraulic systems. They may develop a false sense of confidence after replacing a valve, pump, or other component without incident....More
  • Jun 9, 2015

    Free Webcast Drives Home Benefits of Proactive Maintenance

    Officials at Noria Corp. explain that the cost of a reactive maintenance program can be up to ten times that of a proactive approach. This affects numerous aspects of your business, including downtime, employee morale, attrition to share price and even operational viability....More
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