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NorthPoint Becomes Howden’s New Authorized Repair Centre for Western Canada

NorthPoint Technical Services ULC (NorthPoint) is pleased to announce an agreement to be Howden’s Authorized Repair Centre for Western Canada based in NorthPoint’s Regina, Saskatchewan Service Centre. Howden manufactures highly engineered fans, compressors, heat exchangers, steam turbines, and other air and gas handling equipment, and provides service and support to customers around the world in …

Posted on: 14th May, 2020

Static versus Dynamic Balancing
Static versus Dynamic Balancing What is static unbalance? Static unbalance is a condition where the center of gravity of a rotating body is not coincident with the axis of rotation. The resulting centripetal force produces a synchronous (1xTS) vibration which is in-phase across the two ends of the rotor. Assuming a symmetrical center-hung configuration, this …

Posted on: 15th Apr, 2019

What is vibration analysis?
Vibration analysis is a technique that many field service providers and equipment end-users employ as part of their condition monitoring programs to support a “predictive maintenance” philosophy. This attempts to find a compromise between the typical extremes of “breakdown maintenance” – only performing repairs when absolutely necessary due to a failure – and “preventative maintenance” …

Posted on: 29th Mar, 2019

Providing Opportunities for Future Technicians
The Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) is only a short drive away from our headquarters in Calgary, Alberta. SAIT offers a variety of technical programs “built on passion, to shape new worlds as entrepreneurs, leaders and community builders”, in fact many skilled technicians in our field once walked the walls of this technical institute. With their …

Posted on: 21st Feb, 2019

Awarded Silver Sales Award for Outstanding TECO-Westinghouse Product Sales
Eddie Sandboe the General Manager of NorthPoint Technical Services Grande Prairie location is pleased to accept the Silver Sales Award for Outstanding TECO-Westinghouse product sales in 2017. David Gibb of TECO-Westinghouse Canada as pictured, presented Eddie with this award recently in Grande Prairie. “Continued contribution is a vital part of our growth at TECO-Westinghouse Motors …

Posted on: 6th Dec, 2018

Training For All Industries – Vibration Analysis Certification
Whether you are an engineer or in the field, NorthPoint Training Center offers multifaceted courses to keep you at the top of the game. From Vibration Analysis Certification to Multi-plane Balancing to Electric Motor Reliability you will learn the foundation and fundamentals to ensure your success.    What does Vibration Analysis Certification entail?  Vibration Analysis Certification is …

Posted on: 6th Nov, 2018

NorthPoint Technical Services Acquires GPR Industries
NorthPoint is an industry leader in the repair of rotating industrial equipment, including motors, generators, gearboxes, switchgear, transformers, pumps, fans and turbines. It has locations across Canada including...

Posted on: 5th Oct, 2018