If the goal is to save money on energy at an industrial facility, taking proper care of the equipment is crucial. Consider the five areas highlighted below as a... read more
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: January 9-January 15: Lowering compressed air costs, methods for motor testing, keeping DC motors healthy, more
Articles about lowering compressed air costs, methods for motor testing, keeping DC motors healthy, NFPA 70E compliance, and VFD efficiency were Plant Engineeri... read more
Motor current analysis provides information on existing issues such as loose connections, burned windings, and grounded windings.
Motor faults and failure can cause disruptions to business operations and lead to loss of productivity and reduced profits.
Increased uptime drives more throughput, and more throughput creates more capacity, which drives profits. That’s a great theory, but getting more uptime is a tough goal to reach. Better use of data in an era of the Industrial...
This webcast will focus on the design and selection of cam clutches for use in internal and external equipment such as gear boxes, reducers, inclined & horizontal conveyors and bucket elevators. The training will focus on the...
VP of IoT/Embedded Sales at Dell, Inc., Jeff Brown, talked about the Internet of Things (IoT) and some of the latest developments in that industry with Plant Engineering content manager Bob Vavra at IMTS 2016.
IoT Solutions Manager at Dell, Inc., Kevin Terwilliger, talked about the Internet of Things (IoT) and some of the latest developments in that industry with Plant Engineering content manager Bob Vavra at IMTS 2016.
The FR-A800 is designed for simple tasks like fan and pump control, and it also excels in performing more complex and demanding applications like multi-axis coordinated motion, load-sharing conveyors, and gantry-hoisting systems.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey