Condition Monitoring News 2012

Dec 102012Monition announce vacancies following recent expansion and increase in business growth

Due to an increase in new business we are pleased to announce a number of vacancies operating in the middle of the UK. These vacancies are located in Nottinghamshire, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire.

Job Description - Condition Based Maintenance Engineer x 1

Job Purpose - Delivers a condition monitoring service by collecting and analysing data from site machinery to produce advisory reports to clients to inform and support site PPM (Planned Preventative Maintenance) schedules and reduce client downtime.


Job Description - Lubrication Technicians x2

Job Purpose - Maintains production and quality at client sites by lubricating machinery and mechanical equipment in line with planned, preventative maintenance schedules to reduce client downtime. FULL Training will be given on-site to the successful candidates with a view to starting immediately.

Nov 22 2012 Monition Energy Loss Surveys - Interactive website offering reports and dashboards on Energy Savings, Steam, Hot Water, Air Leakage

Monitions has developed a complete online interactive energy saving website. The site features, dashboards, KPI’s and information to show savings in terms of cost (for any currency) and carbon tonnage. This site allows users to prioritise and carry out repair works based on total cost savings, carbon reduction or return on investment. The website is interactive and allows users to manage repair actions with auto-updates on dashboard information to show savings made against the potential identified. A example energy saving site map is illustrated below.

Monition Energy Loss Surveys

Monition's Energy Loss Survey combines Thermography & Ultrasonic Air-Leak technologies to identify & quantify Energy Losses from Steam Heating Pipelines, Compressed Gas Systems, Chilled Water Refrigeration Pipelines, Boilers, Hot Water Systems & Building Infrastructure. Monition Energy Loss Survey and Repair Programme is the fastest and most cost effective route for achieving rapid, verifiable savings by reducing wasted energy and CO2 emissions, with payback typically attainable in under six months. Call on 01909 722000 to speak to one of our energy saving account managers who can take you through the registration process.

Oct 1 2012Continuous, Intelligent Vibration Monitoring - From now on, permanent vibration monitoring is no longer a question of price from Monition

Easy to install, permanent safe mounting and free software - the Monition On line system uses powerful electronics where space is extremely restricted. Each system continuously monitors machine condition, automatically evaluates data & alerts you when damage begins to occur.

More than a vibration monitoring system that not only detects vibration data, but also carries out signal analysis and machine diagnosis directly on the machine use both digital and 4-20ma signals. The machine condition is determine and is forwarded directly to the controllers or to SCADA software.

Continuous, Intelligent Vibration Monitoring

The Monition On line vibration monitoring system’s compatibility with data structures such as the OPC interface makes it possible to integrate condition data into a higher level system - directly into the site PLC, SAP and PM.

Also Available for Continuous Condition Monitoring from Monition:

  • Position Sensors & Proximity Switches
  • Actuator Sensors & Systems
  • Photoelectric Sensors & Photoelectric Systems
  • Incremental & Absolute Encoders
  • Evaluation Systems & Power Supplies
  • Fluid Sensors & Diagnostic Systems
  • Inductive Sensors for Valves
  • Level Sensors & Flow Sensors
  • Pressure Sensors & Vacuum Sensors
  • Temperature Sensors & Diagnostic Systems

Sep 2 2012 Monition announce a FLIR Systems TRADE-IN PROGRAM for 2012

Monition and FLIR Systems wants to make sure that as many as possible thermal imaging professionals are working with the best possible thermal imaging camera available on the market. In the last 2 years many thermal imaging experts took the opportunity to replace their old thermal imaging camera with one of FLIR Systems’ most recent models during the FLIR. This year, users can save up to £ 5,704 instantly on selected FLIR thermal imaging cameras, including the latest FLIR T640(bx)/T620(bx) models.

All types of brands - The “Monition FLIR TRADE-IN PROGRAM” is not only for customers that are trading in their old FLIR Systems thermal imaging cameras. All other brands can be traded in for a new FLIR Systems models as well, regardless of their age and make.

 Monition announce a FLIR Systems TRADE-IN PROGRAM for 2012

This program is valid for orders received as from September 1st 2012 until December 31st 2012. No other FLIR Systems promotional campaigns can be cumulated with this Trade-in action. Please visit www.flircameras.co.uk for full details.

Jul 22 2012 FLIR Cameras for Everyone www.flircameras.co.uk Knowledge Base

Monition's Flir Cameras website offers dedicated information on our premium Thermal Camera Products. Monition Ltd provides a complete Thermal Camera solution to UK industry sectors and beyond. Monition are the UK Approved Distributor for product sales of FLIR infrared cameras.

FLIR Cameras for Everyone www.flircameras.co.uk Knowledge Base

Thermal Cameras are used in various applications.

  • Automation
  • Building
  • Electrical
  • Mechanical
  • Gas Imaging
  • Medical
  • R&D

For additional information telephone Monition on 01909 722000. Alternatively you can email us at sales@monition.com.

Jun 30 2012 Monition Oil Scientifically Proven for Industry www.monitionoil.com Knowledge Base

Monition offers a range of Lubrication Solutions using experienced engineering advisors. Monition has in-depth knowledge in lubricant application, analysis and life cycle management. Correct Lubrication Scheduling and selection Onsite Training and support to application Lubrication Supply, ensuring all standards and regulations are adhered too Full Lubrication Analysis Services. Our dedicated Oil website is presented below:

Monition Oil Scientifically Proven for Industry www.monitionoil.com Knowledge Base

Monition use scientific methods to ensure correct greases and oils are appropriately selected for an application, thus to improve equipment and lubrication longevity as well as ensuring plant reliability. For additional information telephone Monition on 01909 722000. Alternatively you can email us at sales@monition.com.

May 10 2012 Shaft Alignment For Everyone www.shaftalignment.co.uk Knowledge Base

Monition is pleased to announce a dedicated website to promote knowledge and products focused on Shaft Alignment. The website is launched on www.shaftalignment.co.uk. This website offers dedicated information on our premium Laser Shaft Alignment Products. Monition Ltd provides a complete Shaft Alignment solution to UK industry sectors and beyond. Shaft alignment is the process to align two or more shafts with each other to within a tolerated margin.

Shaft Alignment For Everyone www.shaftalignment.co.uk Knowledge Base

It is an absolute requirement before any machinery is put in service. Monition is a Leader in this field supplying robust, easy to use Shaft Alignment systems in the UK. For additional information telephone Monition on 01909 722000. Alternatively you can email us at sales@monition.com.

Apr 1 2012 Food grade white oil lubricants that have represented the leading edge of purity and performance for more than 40 years

Monition are able to offer clean and clear, pure and simple, food grade white oil lubricants that have represented the leading edge of purity and performance for more than 40 years. The food grade white mineral oils are so refined and stabilized that they can be used for everything from food coatings to direct use in pharmaceutical products like suntan lotions and ointments. For more information on these products then please contact Monition.

Note: ‘Food Safety’

“In 2011, President Obama and Congress passed the FDA Food Safety Modernization Act into law. The measure reflects a significant change to food safety laws. The legislation mandates preventive measures by growers, processors and distributors, provides for increased inspections and gives FDA greater regulatory authorities. Another important component of the legislation provides for FDA recognition of accredited third-party inspection and certification programs for imported foods – a category that has grown steadily over the years, presenting an increasing challenge for food safety officials.” Statement on Passage of Food Safety Bill from NSF International.

Standards of cleanliness and hygiene are as important on the shop room floor as in hospital operating rooms. Lubricant leakages and maintenance are an inevitable part of all industries. The food processing and pharmaceutical industries have additional challenges in selecting the right lubricants to do the job.

Food-Grade Categories

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) created the original food-grade designations H1, H2 and H3. The approval of a new lubricant and its registration in one of these categories depends on the list of the ingredients.

H1 lubricantsare food-grade lubricants used in food-processing environments where there is the possibility of incidental food contact.

H2 lubricantsare food-grade lubricants used on equipment and machine parts in locations where there is no possibility of contact.

H3 lubricantsare food-grade lubricants, typically edible oils, used to prevent rust on hooks, trolleys and similar equipment.

Deciding whether there is a possibility of contact is tough, and many have erred on the side of safety with respect to selecting H1 over H2.

Mar 29 2012 Plant Asset Management 2012 Plant & Asset Management 2012 - 17th April to 19th April 2012 - NEC Birmingham

If you are a plant, works or maintenance engineer then you should visit Plant & Asset Management 2012 (NEC Hall 3, Birmingham, 17-19 April 2012). Entry is free of charge and once inside you’ll find the show covers the very latest in condition monitoring, health and safety, training, CMMS, energy efficiency, handling & storage plus much more. Supported by 'The Institution of Diagnostic Engineers', 'Maintenance & Engineering Magazine' and ‘Plant & Works Engineering’ magazines you can see so much more at Plant & Asset Management 2012. Click here to register for the 2012 Show. At Plant & Asset Management 2012 you will discover products and technologies to:

Plant Asset Management 2012 Plant & Asset Management 2012
  • Asset Management systems, bearings, lubrication, boilers and burners, buildings and property maintenance, CMMS, condition monitoring, contract maintenance
  • Energy management, handling & storage, health & safety
  • Facilities management, generators, industrial cooling and Industrial rental equipment
  • Security and fire prevention, sensors, probes and tools, leak detection equipment
  • Training and thermal imaging
  • Water/waste management

Feb 10 2012 Monition to attend Maintec 2012

Maintec - The UK’s premier show for Maintenance & Asset Management - easyFairs® MAINTEC 2012 gives industry professionals an efficient and highly effective opportunity to meet face-to-face with the sector’s most innovative people in one easy visit. Plant & Asset Management 2012 is the exciting new event dealing with all aspects of the management and maintenance of physical assets. Plant & Asset Management provides an opportunity for industry professionals to source the latest maintenance innovations and strategies.

Monition to attend Maintec 2012

Maintec 2012 - 28th February to 1st March 2012 - NEC Birmingham

Now in its 37th year, MAINTEC 2012 attracts senior decision makers from across the spectrum of British processing and manufacturing industries. Maintenance skills and know-how are in great demand, but with the speed of technological change a forum is needed for maintenance professionals to discover new ideas and source latest technologies. Let MAINTEC be the one to provide the solutions for you in 2012. Click here to register for the 2012 Show. At MAINTEC 2012 you will discover products and technologies to:

  • Boost plant performance
  • Reduce costs
  • Improve site safety
  • Ensure environmental compliance
  • Ensure timely intervention to prevent faults and failure

Jan 21 2012 FLIR Thermal Camera Application - Technical College of Gothenburg

Industrial technicians of the future should use the most modern tools available on the market today. That is why the Göteborgs Tekniska College (Technical college of Gothenburg) uses a FLIR i7 thermal imaging to instruct its pupils in the use of thermography for maintenance inspections. With half of the funds for the GTC coming from the government and the other half coming from Volvo, the college cooperates intensely with the Swedish car manufacturer. Housed right next to and partly inside the Volvo production and assembly plant in Gothenburg there is undoubtedly ample opportunity for the pupils to get hands on working experience with their FLIR i7 thermal imaging camera.

Job Description - Internal Sales Coordinator

FLIR Thermal Camera Application

FLIR i7 Features

  • High accuracy ± 2% and thermal sensitivity of 0.1°C helps you find problems faster and easier — critical for condition monitoring of thermally sensitive targets
  • xtremely lightweight (340 g) Resulting in less user fatigue
  • Easy-to-use Pocket sized and fully automatic design makes it incredibly easy-to-use even for first time users, perfect for general purpose use
  • Focus free lens For convenient viewing
  • High Resolution LCD 2.8”color LCD
  • Double Molded Design Rugged design with easy grip handle construction meets IP43 dust/ splashproof standards
  • Measurement Modes Spot (center), Area (Min/Max), and Isotherm (above/below)
  • Battery Operating Time 5 hours continuous operation on a single charge for uninterrupted inspections
  • Large Memory Storage MiniSD card stores up to 5000 Radiometric JPEG format images. Each image can be analyzed using the included QuickReport™ PC Software
  • Includes 512MB miniSD Card, miniSD-SD™ adaptor, Li-Ion rechargeable battery with 90-260V AC adaptor /charger with EU, UK, US and Australian plugs, QuickReport™ software with USB Mini-B cable, built-in manual lens shutter, hand strap, and hard case

More information about the use of FLIR thermal imaging cameras for industrial maintenance inspections can be found on our dedicated website www.flircameras.co.uk/.

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