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Condition Monitoring for Predictive Maintenance

by Kraig J. Nunn

We live in a world where failure is a very real thing. A world where the smallest change in a machine’s operations can lead to complete breakdown. Bearings, belts, drive motors and gears are just a few of the parts that make up industrial equipment. Although each piece serves its own purpose, the failure of one could be catastrophic to all.

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Donaldson Filter Minder Monitors Air Filters

Donaldson Co. Inc. is now offering its Filter Minder wireless monitoring system for air filters on heavy-duty engines. Following 18 months of successful field testing, the company announced that it is now offering installation and support of this innovative connected technology to optimize fleet maintenance practices in off-road equipment and on-road truck fleets.

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Force Control Industries Provides a Maintenance-Free Braking Solution

MagnaShear motor brakes from Force Control Industries are ideal for mining applications where the motor is stopped, or reversed, each cycle such as loaders/unloaders, conveyors, rail car spotters and dumpers, overland and internal tripper cars, rotary coal sweep samplers and more. 

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MagnaShear Marine Duty Motor Brakes Are Ideal for Barge Spotting

The MagnaShear marine duty motor brake from Force Control Industries is not a disposable type OEM brake originally installed on the winch, but rather a totally enclosed, sealed, oil shear brake that delivers millions of maintenance-free, no-adjustment cycles.

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