For suppliers of hose assemblies, establishing a reliable reputation with customers/end users is critical in order to secure ongoing repeat business. Similarly, when dealing with a hose assembly supplier, customerswant to know they are sourcing high-quality hose, fittings and related equipment and services.

For suppliers of hose assemblies, establishing a reliable reputation with customers/end users is critical in order to secure ongoing repeat business. Similarly, when dealing with a hose assembly supplier, customerswant to know they are sourcing high-quality hose, fittings and related equipment and services.

A solutions App has been launched by NSK that works alongside the company’s Added Value Programme AIP to improve efficiency, reduce breakdowns and improve profitability for industrial users.

Electrical and hydraulic systems need regular check-ups in order to maintain peak operational performance. Paul Hickman, an expert in drive technology at Bosch Rexroth, says that all-too-often end -users neglect to give these vital pieces of equipment the TLC they deserve.

Ian Ritchie, managing director of Brammer, the UK’s leading distributor of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) products and services, looks at how a planned and proactive approach to managing all aspects of maintenance can deliver significant financial and operational benefits to companies across all manufacturing sectors.

Following on from surveying appropriate treatment for fluid injection injuries last month, the British Fluid Power Association (BFPA) outlines three main categories of this type of injury, and suggests a list of optimal guidelines for medical professionals to follow in the event of such an occurrence.

For a large petro-chemical company located in Antwerp, Belgium, the cost of replacing failed bearings on its cooling tower fans was becoming a serious issue. With 25 similar applications across just one site there was an urgent requirement to find a better solution which would improve reliability and reduce the maintenance costs. The answer was provided by Revolvo, with its SRB split roller bearing design, which greatly reduced the time and cost of the replacement operation.

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