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Switching to LED lighting creates a safer work environment. Since they provide a higher quality light, it leads to fewer workplace accidents that relate to lighting.  Courtesy: Steve Halama, Unsplash

The benefits of upgrading to LED lighting

LED lighting uses up to 80% less energy than a standard incandescent bulb. » more

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Empowered to cut wasted energy

The Department of Energy (DOE) program is designed to find and eliminate energy waste and offers... » more

SEER ratings are calculated by dividing the BTU of cooling output during its normal annual usage by the total electric energy input in watt hours (W·h) during the same period. Courtesy: Rittal

Beating the high cost of staying cool

Calculate seasonal energy efficiency for your HVAC system. » more

The MIT515, MIT525, MIT1025, and MIT1525 insulation resistance testers are designed to test high-voltage power cables and buses, large motor/generator windings, as well as line and substation transformers for insulation resistance. Courtesy: Megger

Insulation resistance testers

The MIT515, MIT525, MIT1025, and MIT1525 insulation resistance testers are designed to test... » more

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Control room temperatures: Strategies to beat the heat

Air-to-water exchangers can reduce variable frequency drive (VFD) heat exposure. » more

Microgrid systems can be implemented to minimize downtime, lower costs, and increase sustainability all in a single project. Courtesy: Schneider Electric

Microgrids drive a new energy strategy

Energy master planning provides a bridge to the future by using microgrids to help manufacturers... » more

The new Size 6 starter is ready to be attached to the side of the motor control center. Courtesy: Robert Barnett

Electrical design as easy as N-E-C

A step-by-step look at how to rework a motor branch circuit as well as tips when a motor control... » more

Switching to LED lighting creates a safer work environment. Since they provide a higher quality light, it leads to fewer workplace accidents that relate to lighting.  Courtesy: Steve Halama, Unsplash Image courtesy: CFE Media SEER ratings are calculated by dividing the BTU of cooling output during its normal annual usage by the total electric energy input in watt hours (W·h) during the same period. Courtesy: Rittal The MIT515, MIT525, MIT1025, and MIT1525 insulation resistance testers are designed to test high-voltage power cables and buses, large motor/generator windings, as well as line and substation transformers for insulation resistance. Courtesy: Megger Image courtesy: CFE Media Microgrid systems can be implemented to minimize downtime, lower costs, and increase sustainability all in a single project. Courtesy: Schneider Electric The new Size 6 starter is ready to be attached to the side of the motor control center. Courtesy: Robert Barnett

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  • The FLEX Series refrigerated air dryer is designed to efficiently remove liquid from compressed air by harnessing latent heat produced as it converts from solid to liquid or liquid to solid. Courtesy: SPX Flow
  • A line of digital flowmeters with wireless capability use a Zigbee mesh network protocol to measure and monitor compressed air use, trends, and historical data. Courtesy: Exair
  • The RS185 to RS260 oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors provide a more energy-efficient solution for customers with high-capacity air requirements. Courtesy: Ingersoll Rand
  • The M58 mobile portable compressor is designed for demanding applications such as demolition, sandblasting, and construction. Courtesy: Kaeser

Arc-flash relay system

Littelfuse, Inc.'s AF0500 is a microprocessor-based arc-flash protection relay that limits arc-fault damage.

The FLEX Series refrigerated air dryer is designed to efficiently remove liquid from compressed air by harnessing latent heat produced as it converts from solid to liquid or liquid to solid. Courtesy: SPX Flow

Refrigerated air dryer series

The FLEX Series refrigerated air dryer is designed to efficiently remove liquid from compressed air by harnessing latent heat produced as it converts from solid to liquid or liquid to solid. » more

A line of digital flowmeters with wireless capability use a Zigbee mesh network protocol to measure and monitor compressed air use, trends, and historical data. Courtesy: Exair

Wireless digital flowmeters

A line of digital flowmeters with wireless capability use a Zigbee mesh network protocol to measure and monitor compressed air use, trends, and historical data. » more

The RS185 to RS260 oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors provide a more energy-efficient solution for customers with high-capacity air requirements. Courtesy: Ingersoll Rand

Rotary screw air compressor series

The RS185 to RS260 oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors provide a more energy-efficient solution for customers with high-capacity air requirements. » more

The M58 mobile portable compressor is designed for demanding applications such as demolition, sandblasting, and construction. Courtesy: Kaeser

Mobile portable compressor

The M58 mobile portable compressor is designed for demanding applications such as demolition, sandblasting, and construction. » more

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Machine Safety Blog

Functional safety life cycle: 1) Perform risk assessment 2) Examine functional requirements 3) Design and verify mitigation 4) Install and validate 5) Manage, change, and improve. Courtesy: Control Engineering Machine Safety Blog, JB Titus & Associates

Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Top 4 mistakes made when precision balancing

Tom Hoenig of GTI Predictive Technology discusses...

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