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Bauma 2016

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Bauma is the largest construction equipment fair in the world.  It takes place at the Munich Messe every three years.  Over half a million people visited the fair in 2016.  It is no surprise that accommodation rates in the city … Continued

Tank Implosion in Canada

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We take atmospheric pressure for granted. It is unbelievable just how powerful a force it can generate over a large enough area. A recent incident in Canada led to a tank implosion when the tank flare line was plugged due … Continued

Costly Repairs due to Faulty Switch

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Recently I came across a medium sized offshore HPU on a ship that was badly damaged through overheating. Apparently the oil temperature reached temperatures of over 150 degrees Celsius. The seals in many hydraulic components are typically not suitable for … Continued