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Harting solutions a fit for many industries and applications
January 19, 2016 by Harting Canada Inc

Harting’s connectivity solutions are extremely versatile — so versatile, in fact, that they can be used in a wide range of markets and applications. In the company’s more than 70-year history, its solutions…

Chemical process pumps ideal for harsh chemical handling
April 8, 2015 by John Brooks Company Limited

Iwaki M Series chemical process pumps, available from John Brooks Company Limited, are non-metallic, sealless, corrosion-resistant and leak-free pumps for the toughest chemical handling applications. All M Series pumps feature a non-contact, dry-run capable structure.…

A quick guide to standards development
February 11, 2015 by CSA Group

Standards impact our lives on a daily basis. From the appliances in our homes, to the structures and systems in our offices, to the bridges and roads to get between the two, standards…

Five reasons to get pumped about York Fluid Controls’ lineup of gear pumps
January 7, 2015 by York Fluid Controls Ltd

Gear pumps, which use the meshing of gears to pump fluid by displacement, are one of the most common types of pumps for hydraulic fluid power applications. They are positive displacement rotary pumps…

Pre-start Health and Safety Reviews: What you need to know
December 19, 2014 by Engineered Lifting Systems & Equipment Inc.

A Pre-start Health and Safety Review (PSR) is the law in Ontario, and must be performed on any new, modified or relocated equipment, or equipment that has been moved into a new workplace…

Linear encoders 101: Choosing the right encoder for your application
December 15, 2014 by Heidenhain Corporation

You require a linear encoder for length measurement, but you’re not sure which type of encoder is best suited for your application — sealed linear encoders or exposed linear encoders.  You’re not alone.…

Schmersal switches and controls promote machine safety
December 12, 2014 by Schmersal Canada

Many designers equip their systems with safety controllers because the potential for electrical/mechanical failure is always present — regardless of the reliability of the components in use. Safety controllers detect faults that can…

The link between motion control and safety
December 11, 2014 by Vickers-Warnick Ltd.

Modern manufacturing facilities are quickly evolving into more complex, highly sophisticated automation cells. Motion control tools — motors, drives, servos, steppers, actuators, etc. — are vital to production, but they also pose risks…

How to extend the life of your bearings
December 5, 2014 by Daemar Inc.

Premature bearing failure is a real problem. Bearings are at risk whenever seals allow lubricant leakage or contaminant intrusion into the housing. Until now, there has been no comprehensive solution — only partial…

How to achieve high speeds during production
December 1, 2014 by Untitled

Many industries across the world have the need for speed — high speed. Companies need to get more done in less time. How do they achieve increased productivity? Material handling equipment plays a…

Five elements of an effective lockout/tagout program
November 29, 2014 by Panduit Canada Corp

Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) is a process to control energy hazards for preventing accidental startup or release of stored energy during setup, maintenance and servicing of equipment. It’s a necessary process to keep your employees safe on…

Six steps to selecting the right service partner
November 28, 2014 by Untitled

Time is money. So if you have a machine down and production stops, quick action is of the essence. Every wasted second is wasted dollars. Are you prepared?  You are if you’ve selected…

Fastener distributor revamps website
November 19, 2014 by Advance Fasteners Ltd

Advance Fasteners, a Mississauga, Ont.-based fastener distributor, has updated its website to provide visitors with a comprehensive range of industrial fasteners and supplies online. The site features hundreds of product lines and tens of thousands…

How to create a flexible and scalable industrial environment
November 19, 2014 by Excess Space Solutions Inc

In warehousing and manufacturing environments, demands often change. As business grows, you may need to move things around to accommodate that growth. Flexibility and scalability are key.  Portable in-plant offices and demountable wall assemblies…

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