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SAFETY STRATEGIES In a truly sanitary conveyor, personnel have complete and easy access to all areas of the system for cleaning. sanitary conveyors can be seen in their non-plate-onplate construction. Frame sections in plate-on-plate designs are often bolted together with fasteners- notorious harbor points for contamination. This type of construction, in turn, prevents users from disassembling the equipment for cleaning. In a truly sanitary conveyor, fasteners are removed from the food zone and replaced with non-harbor-point welds, where necessary. Different levels of 'sanitary' VFD-Driven Motors Are at Risk of Bearing Damage! VFDs induce voltages on the shafts of the motors they control - voltages that can discharge through bearings, destroying them in as little as 3 months! Test Motors for Shaft Voltages The new AEGIS® Shaft Voltage Tester™ Digital Oscilloscope is configured to measure shaft voltages right out of the box. This 100 MHz dual channel oscilloscope comes with everything you need to take and capture shaft voltage readings in high-resolution, including a 10:1 probe with special microfiber tips, a probe holder with a magnetic base, and a compact carrying case. With the push of just one button, the scope's screen capture feature saves images for analysis and reporting. For more information visit: www.est-aegis.com / tester Protect Motors with the Most Effective Shaft Grounding Don't settle for conventional bearing protection products that wear out quickly, require frequent cleaning or adjustment, or have limited currentcarrying capacity. Proven in more than 2 million installations worldwide, AEGIS® Shaft Grounding Rings are maintenance-free and last for the L-10 life of the motor bearings. For a FREE copy of our Bearing Protection Handbook, visit: www.est-aegis.com / handbook 1-866-738-1857 | sales @ est-aegis.com 28 | MAINTENANCE TECHNOLOGY 16-181 Test-Protect Motors Ad (Maintenance Technology).indd 1 When researching sanitary-conveyor platforms, Kuhnz said, it's important to consider where in a plant the equipment is to be located. For example, in more downstream-oriented processing applications, i.e., where sealed and packaged food items are being moved, a conveyor might not need to be as hygienic as a system that carries raw food and ingredients. Although downstream conveyors often accumulate corrugated dust from the cardboard packaging, washing or simply wiping them down constitutes adequate cleaning. These systems are still classified as sanitary designs, but the more robust sanitary platform isn't typically required. The crux of the matter Keep in mind that just because a conveyor is built of stainless steel doesn't mean that it is engineered with proper hygienic attributes. This, according to Kuhnz, is really what is at the crux of the whole sanitary vs. stainless-steel comparison. His point is that more thought, from an engineering standpoint, goes into the sanitary conveyor to make it a truly a hygienic platform. The sanitary aspects are considered upfront during the design phase to ensure these conveyors are more available and productive in food-processing facilities than systems that aren't truly sanitary. For companies involved in these types of operations, understanding the different levels of "sanitary" in today's conveyors will go a long way toward providing peace of mind. MT For more information, email john. kuhnz@dorner.com, or visit dorner.com. 5/26/16 3:44 PM SEPTEMBER 2016 http://www.est-aegis.com/tester http://www.est-aegis.com/handbook http://www.est-aegis.com http://www.dorner.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Maintenance Technology September 2016

Editorial
Uptime
On The Floor
Old-School Approach To New-World Technology
Art Meets Reliability Science
Commit To Safety
Robot-Human Interaction Getting Safer
Sanitary, Stainless Conveyors Not The Same
Reduce Hidden Process-Safety Costs
Pace Your Reliability Program
Win The War With 'Lubrication By Design'
SAP Tips And Tricks
Understand Pump Vibration
Select The Right Relay
Bearing Care
Clear Up HOA Confusion
Potato Waste Becomes Clean Water, Energy
Products
Showcase
Ad Index
Final Thought
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Uptime
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - On The Floor
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Old-School Approach To New-World Technology
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Commit To Safety
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Robot-Human Interaction Getting Safer
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Sanitary, Stainless Conveyors Not The Same
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Reduce Hidden Process-Safety Costs
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Pace Your Reliability Program
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Win The War With 'Lubrication By Design'
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - SAP Tips And Tricks
Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Understand Pump Vibration
Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Select The Right Relay
Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Bearing Care
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Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Clear Up HOA Confusion
Maintenance Technology September 2016 - Potato Waste Becomes Clean Water, Energy
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