The new Cat GSH420 and GSH520 orange-peel grapples, replacing the GSH15B Series grapples, are designed for a wide range of applications, including handling shredded scrap, such as long structural beams; handling rocks at construction sites; and waste at recycling and transfer stations. The performance and efficiency of the new Cat grapples help waste-handling operations, in particular, meet the challenges of increased environmental regulation, growing pressure to recycle a mix of materials, and stringent budgets.
Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., introduces FTA drum handling units designed for loading, unloading, palletizing and storage of steel drums in nearly any size or configuration, including 30 gallon, 55 gallon and 85 gallon.
Cleveland, OH – Parker Hannifin, a global leader in motion and control technology, showcased an new version of its innovative Parker Tracking System (PTS) Mobile application during the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas (April 30 – May 3).
Hansford Sensors has launched a range of new products that enable engineers to bring yet greater efficiency to vibration monitoring in a range of applications. Among the new products are the latest 4-20mA Transmitters, or Loop Powered Sensors, the new M12 Cable Assemblies with protective conduits and Snap On Quick Release Cables. With the capability of interfacing directly into PLC, BMS, or SCADA, the 4-20mA Transmitters / Loop Powered Sensors (LPS) are ideal for online monitoring. Using Hansford Sensors’ 4-20mA devices to measure lower value assets, such as fans and pumps, offers a cost-effective alternative when AC components are not required.
"I am extremely excited to introduce the MID/OIML R117 certified coriolis mass flowmeter at Offshore Europe this week. ABB’s full-line of coriolis flowmeters, introduced recently, have been very well received on the market and we have seen significant growth in business over the past few years. The addition of the MID/OIML R117 certified version delivers the custody transfer version our oil & gas customers have been asking for," said Frank Frenzel, Global Product Manager for Mass Flow, ABB Measurement & Analytics.
When welding lengths of tube and pipework fabrications, as well as sections of pipelines of 20 metres length and more, one problem operators face is not receiving a fast and true weld purge reading from the purge zone.
The Dodge Hydraulic ISAF (HISAF) mounted spherical roller bearing features a patented built-in hydraulic mounting system that makes this bearing simple to mount and dismount.
Cummins unveiled its lithium-ion battery portfolio at the Battery Show Europe in Hannover, Germany, May 15 to 17. The portfolio includes battery packs and battery modules that can be integrated expertly with Cummins’ new electric and hybrid powertrain portfolio, providing customers with a broad range of flexible, scalable power solutions for small and large commercial applications.
Peoria, IL – Caterpillar Inc. today announced the release of the new Cat CG132B, the first natural gas generator set in its class engineered to meet an electrical efficiency of 43.5 per cent. Rated for continuous power at 400, 600 and 800 kW for both 50 and 60 Hz, this generator set is now available for public utility, agricultural biogas, landfill, sewage plant, and mining applications, along with industrial and/or commercial facilities.
The Estigia type series pump extends the KSB SE & Co. KGaA, Frankenthal, product portfolio for the chemical and petrochemical industries and other applications. The low-pressure suspended pumps are designed for vertical wet installation in a closed tank under atmospheric pressure. For the installation depth, various lengths ranging from a minimum of 852 mm to a maximum of 6402 mm are available and three discharge pipe diameters can be selected for each pump size.
Houston, Texas – By eliminating one of the most common causes of fluid end failure — fatigue cracking at the intersection of the bores — new Cat Cube Bore well stimulation technology extends block life by 50 percent or more. Available exclusively from Caterpillar, this innovative geometry significantly reduces the downtime and costs associated with fluid end replacement.
Danfoss Power Solutions unveiled its D1 Open Circuit High Power Axial Piston Pump to the North American market during the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas, April 30-May 3, ahead of its formal release in June.
SKF's QuickCollect handheld instrument monitors both vibration and temperature.
Flir Systems, Inc. announced the “Thermal by Flir” program designed for technology partners who use Flir thermal imaging sensors.
Everett, Wash. – Vibration screening is one of the most effective ways to detect and prevent equipment failures or downtime, but performing vibration analysis can be complex. Vibration monitors typically require special training, third-party experts, or are too expensive to use on most equipment leaving significant gaps in maintenance programs.
Buffalo Grove, IL – Liftomatic Material Handling, Inc., an industry leading material handling equipment manufacturer, recently introduced the Ergo-PWPL-750 powered drum handling transport.
Materials from international technology company and industrial partner ContiTech ensure safety and security in a wide range of operating environments.
Miller Electric Mfg. Co. has introduced the new T94 Series welding helmets, designed to reduce neck strain and fatigue, while improving operator comfort, visibility and productivity.
OptiMine, a modular set of digital tools from Sandvik delivering transparency and control to your underground mining operations, is evolving with a new performance-enhancing data analytics solution. OptiMine Analytics is the next generation of OptiMine, transforming data into process improvements via predictive insights and actionable dashboards embedded into your operation management systems.
Gothenburg, Sweden – SKF is adding an easier and faster bearing evaluation tool to its shaft analysis software portfolio. SKF SimPro Quick bridges the gap between SKF’s basic online software tools and its recently released flagship multi-shaft analysis application, SKF SimPro Expert, while maintaining compatibility with SKF’s in-house engineering software.
Caterpillar is developing autonomous mining truck technology for an expanded range of models, including other brands. At a recent Cat MineStar Command for hauling demonstration at the company’s facility in Arizona, Caterpillar announced a project to adapt hardware and software for retrofitting the Komatsu 930E mining truck with Cat autonomous technology. This interoperability initiative is driven by mining companies’ goal of reducing mining costs using their existing fleets.