Putting the Simple Back into Viscosity
Simply stated, viscosity is defined as the internal resistance of a fluid to flow. That doesn’t sound too difficult, does it?
- John Sander
- Lubrication Engineers
Communication and Accountability are the Keys to Success in Condition-Based Maintenance
The goal of equipment condition monitoring is to increase equipment availability, increase product yield and quality, and reduce maintenance cost by...
- Forrest Pardue
A Hoist Application in the Mining Industry
A hoist or winder is a mission critical application found in underground mines. The hoist is used either to transport ore to the surface or personnel to or from the mine shaft. There are three types of hoists...
- Tim Sundstrom
- SPM Instrument
Boliden Garpenberg Mine
In January 2011, New Boliden decided on a major expansion of operations at the Garpenberg mine in central Sweden, aiming to successively increase production from 1.4 million to 2.5 million tons annually...
Condition Monitoring of Ball Mill with HD Technologies
After long discussions, both plants decided to switch from the VCM system to the newer Intellinova system - and with fabulous results, which are highlighted in chapter...
- Robbert de Rouw
- SPM Instrument BV
How Do You Decide How Often Measurements Should Be Taken?
Regardless of the condition monitoring technology, you must decide how often measurements...
- Jason Tranter
- Mobius Institute
Incorrect Temperature Measurements: The Importance of Transmissivity and Infrared Windows
Infrared (IR) windows save lives. Most Thermographers today are thankful to perform their scans without the danger and time of removing heavy panels. But just as the thermal imager is a tool - so is the IR Window. And as with any tool, it must be used correctly to get the desired results...
- Martin Robinson
- IRISS Inc.
Ultra-Long Pre-Warning Time on Low-Speed Drying Drum with HD Technology
The application in this case is a drying drum. The drums are heated inside and their purpose is to mix ingredients together to make grains, and to cool or dry existing grains.