Knowing which method of preventative maintenance to use isn't always a straightforward decision. Depending on the complexity and value of your equipment and the possibility of compliance requirements, you might use more than one approach.
Michael Davies, Iota Communications: Even if you're already practicing preventive maintenance, there's still more you can do to maximize equipment uptime and utilization rates. In this article we'll cover the basics.
The Model TR1 Tru-Trac® linear measurement solution is a versatile option for tracking velocity, position, or distance over a wide variety of surfaces. An integrated encoder, measuring wheel, and spring-loaded torsion arm in one, compact unit, the Model TR1 is easy to install. The spring-loaded torsion arm offers adjustable torsion load, allowing the Model TR1 to be mounted in almost any orientation - even upside-down. The threaded shaft on the pivot axis is field reversible, providing mounting access from either side. With operating speeds up to 3000 feet per minute, a wide variety of configuration options - including multiple wheel material options - and a housing made from a durable, conductive composite material that minimizes static buildup, the Model TR1 Tru-Trac® is the ideal solution for countless applications.