Lincoln Electric’s NEXTime app connects workers to the company’s Ranger welder/generators from up to 15 feet away to provide real-time data and alerts. The app:
- Monitors battery and fuel status
- Provides maintenance alerts
- Creates maintenance logs
- Provides maintenance instructions and locates service and distribution facilities
- Manages an unlimited number of machines.
The app is compatible with the Ranger 225, 250, and 305 models. Designed with maintenance screens as part of the user interface, the 260MPX and 330MPX models will be compatible with the app at a later date.
Unison Ups Product Support Scope, Accessibility with ‘UltimateCare’
The rebranded service program facilitates selection of the right maintenance solutions, and also offers additional services such as CAD modellng, component prototyping and process optimization. Customers can choose services ala-carte or in tailored, bundled agreements.
Paperless Parts Launches Search Function to Expedite Quoting
Paperless Search, a digital search tool enhancing the quoting platform from Paperless Parts, provides easy access to all formats of historical data, and it’s available now to Paperless Parts customers.
In Development: New Laser System Creates Grease-Repellent Metal Surfaces
Funded by an EU grant, a European consortium is treating metal with high-power lasers that texture the surface with microscopic spikes that prevent grease and bacteria from sticking. Rough micro-topography acts like a bed of nails to stop dirt or liquid from attaching.