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Leonida Bironga and Solar Lamps

April 13, 2010 7:25 am | Podcasts | Comments

This special Energy Links podcast features interviews recorded in the field, in Nyanza Province in Western Kenya, with savings group members who have purchased solar lamps. The lamps have been sold by one of the entrepreneur franchisees working for CARE to train savings groups - Leonida...


Boiler Thermal Imaging System

April 12, 2010 2:01 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The FTI-Eb borescope from AMETEK Land uses a thermal imaging camera to accurately profile furnace temperature.

Electric Three-Wheel Stand-Up Lift Trucks

April 12, 2010 1:49 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Yale Materials Handling Corporation's ESC030-040AC series lift trucks have lifting capacities of 3,000 to 4,000-lbs.


Fast, Accurate Water Quality Measurements

April 12, 2010 1:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Myron L Company’s new Ultrameter II™ measures conductivity, resistivity, TDS, pH, ORP, free chlorine and temperature.

Sliding-Vane Pumps

April 12, 2010 1:11 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Design changes to Blackmer's NP series sliding-vane pumps have resulted in quieter operation, longer service life and reduced maintenance requirements.

Paychecks Over People

April 12, 2010 9:52 am | Blogs | Comments

Whirlpool's CEO takes home a hefty $10.8 million salary while the company closes its Evansville, IN plant, putting 1,100 employees out of work.

RFID Vs. Bar Codes for Bulk Storage

April 12, 2010 9:23 am | by mrrfid | Videos | Comments

How an RFID-enabled lift-truck can avoid the bulk storage problems encountered when using bar code systems.


Comparing Pills to Peanuts

April 12, 2010 5:37 am | Blogs | Comments

If Toyota has taught us how not to respond to a recall, it was Johnson & Johnson who showed us the art of a rapid response and gave us evidence that an honest and open admittance of fault is always better than inaction.


Managing Energy with Modern Drive Systems

April 9, 2010 1:54 pm | by MICHAEL PERLMAN, Siemens Industry Inc., Motion Control Marketing Manager | Articles | Comments

Look at operational sequences and the overall integration scheme when designing, retrofitting or rebuilding for improved energy utilization.

Metal Indexing Belts for High-Speed Conveying

April 9, 2010 1:32 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Belt Technologies' stainless steel indexing belts for high-speed conveyors assemble plastic spray bottle caps and other multi-component assemblies.


iPhone App for Motor Purchases

April 9, 2010 1:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Baldor Electric Company's BE$T iPhone app uses electricity rate and existing motor parameters to recommend a new, more efficient motor.  


Vacuum System for High-Value Loads

April 9, 2010 12:58 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The fail-safe, dual-circuit vacuum lifter from Anver uses two vacuum systems to handle high-value loads.


Gateway Connects any PLC to Automation System

April 9, 2010 12:21 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Anybus X-gateway from HMS Industrial Networks allows the transfer of data between different PLC systems and networks.

Iran Won’t Hinder Global Nuclear Power Development

April 9, 2010 9:44 am | Blogs | Comments

The issues of nuclear disarmarment and nuclear power are separate, and it's good to see the direction that both are heading.


Small Sensors With a Big Range

April 9, 2010 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 2.5-mm operating distance offered by the new Contrinex series 500 sensor allows it to work further away from moving parts, reducing the chance of mechanical damage.


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