Frito-Lay Begins Training Its Own Maintenance Techs

Frito-Lay Begins Training Its Own Maintenance Techs

Industrial maintenance technicians are critical to manufacturing operations throughout the country. These are the folks who keep the gears turning in the machines we rely on to create all kinds of products—from electronics to home goods to food and beverages. But despite the importance of this position, there’s been a shortage of industrial maintenance technicians… Read more »

Understanding the Importance of Bore Alignment

Bore alignment is an engine machining process which establishes a perfectly straight bore for crankshaft and camshaft housings. Bore alignment and measurement is a vitally important task for many applications. When assembling an engine block, this is the most essential step. In order to avoid damage, the tunnels or saddles for crankshaft and cam rotation have to… Read more »

Increase Bearing Lifespan With a Cone-Mounted Bearing Heater

Increase Bearing Lifespan With a Cone-Mounted Bearing Heater

You rely on the bearings in your crank-driven equipment to keep everything turning smoothly. When bearings wear out prematurely, it can reduce the efficiency of your equipment and ultimately cause costly breakdowns. As such, it’s in the best interests of your operation to install bearings properly the first time so that they last as long… Read more »

Don’t Let Crankshaft Deflection Bring Your Engine to a Halt

Crankshafts can be found in a wide variety of tools and equipment, from sewing machines and pencil sharpeners to powerful diesel engines. In an engine, progressive uneven wear and tear on bearings can cause the crankshaft’s longitudinal straightness to change over time. This process is called “deflection.” It may not be visible to the naked… Read more »

Proper Alignment: Good for Business, and the Environment

Modern optics use precise lines and planes in space to configure measurements. Optical tooling, or using light to create lines and planes is a precision field that can be used in a host of applications. Industries that rely on precision optics and optical tools can benefit greatly from clean, accurate laser lines. Laser alignment tools,… Read more »

Maintain Equipment Calibration With High Precision Levels

Here at Seiffert Industrial, we know how important it is to maintain precise calibration on pieces of heavy manufacturing equipment. When equipment isn’t properly calibrated and maintained, it can have a negative impact on productivity and even cause costly mechanical malfunctions. That’s why we offer 2-axis high precision digital levels that can easily be used… Read more »