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5 Common Lubrication Problems and How to Fix Them
One of the greatest opportunities I have as a technical consultant is the chance to walk through various plants around the world. I have visited power plants, food-processing plants, refineries, manuf
Advice for Greasing Electric Motor Bearings
Many different technologies can be used for greasing electric motor bearings. Regardless of the method you choose, it is important to validate and fine-tune your current frequencies for lubrication ac
Valley dams have engineers brimming with confidence
The crisis at the Oroville Dam and its spillways has some people in the Valley a little scared about dangers at our dams.
Chris Christie Blasted On Radio Show: Take Your 'Fat Ass' To a Different Beach!
Chris Christie got told to take "fat ass" to a beach where everyone was allowed.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
Dust explosion control
The potential for a combustible dust explosion is a reality in many manufacturing and processing operations — even within a dust collection system itself. An explosion in an unprotected dust collector produces a high-pressure wave that can fragment the housing and send heat, flames and dangerous projectiles into the workplace. It's imperative to make sure your dust collector is equipped with an effective explosion protection system.The goal of any type of explosion protection equipment is to control an explosion, keep employees safe, and minimize damage. There are two main types of protective systems you can use — active and passive.
10 Tips to Energize Earth Month at Work
Sustainable businesses practices aren't just good for the planet - they're good for employees and the bottom line too. Here are 10 tips that will help your company make positive changes, during Earth Month and all year round Bike to work, car pool, use mass transit, or walk. Set goals and compete with friends by logging your hours into the National Bike Challenge or a local Commuter Challenge . Better yet, encourage your workplace to become a Bicycle Friendly Business . Get a recycling or composting program started with the help of Keep America Beautiful. There are lots of ideas and resources at their Recyling@Work portal . Start a Green Team. Follow this checklist from Energy Star, then join one of the many EarthShare green team networks around the country. Read the Impact…
How to Determine Grease Compatibility and Why It's Important
Grease technology has changed significantly over the years, and there are many examples of performance that contradict several widely used compatibility charts. Find out how you can determine if two g
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...