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LORD Extends Warranty for Bell 407 Main Rotor Hub Components to 2,500 Hours

LORD Corporation has extended the warranty on all the Bell 407 Main Rotor hub elastomeric components to 2,500 hours or three years (whichever comes first). Parts covered by the extended warranty include the lead lag bearing (407-310-102-101 -103), shear bearing (407-310-101-101 -105) and damper (407-310-100-105 & -107). Bell Helicopter approved the upgrade to LORD SPE IIA elastomer on the lead...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Newport Acquires Vistek's Patented Vibration Isolation Product Line

Irvine, CA - Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announced today that it has acquired the products and technology of Vistek, a Tempe, Arizona-based manufacturer of advanced vibration isolation solutions. The new products will be offered under Newport's VIBe family of isolation products, and include mechanical isolation...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Newport Acquires Vistek's Patented Vibration Isolation Product Line

Irvine, CA - Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in lasers and photonics solutions that Make, Manage and Measure Light®, announced today that it has acquired the products and technology of Vistek, a Tempe, Arizona-based manufacturer of advanced vibration isolation solutions. The new products will be offered under Newport's VIBe family of isolation products, and include mechanical isolation...

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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I
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How to Effectively and Efficiently Clean Heat Exchangers, Part I

For refineries and petrochemical plants, cleaning heat exchangers is a dirty job but somebody has to do it. While there are many approaches on how to clean shell and tube heat exchangers, it is indisputable that the right method is absolutely critical for ensuring that equipment is fully operational. Otherwise, you could end up with a potential equipment shutdown, which will cost you time and money. In this three-part series, you will learn about the various benefits, methods, and obstacles involved in heat exchanger cleaning. Part one introduces the fundamentals of cleaning, as well as explores the pros and cons of on-site versus off-site services. Download the first of this three series to assist you in finding the best solution for your dirty job here.

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