Energy Management - Electrical Systems

Natural gas from new sources

The convergence of three technologies—horizontal drilling tools, smart drill feedback... » more

Seven mistakes to avoid when upgrading your plant to LEDs

Mistakes to avoid when highlighting your plant to LED include choosing the wrong watt level, not... » more

Improving power factor to reduce energy demand charges, increase capacity

Low power is not only inefficient, but can also be expensive over the life of an electrical system.... » more

Five ideas to start on the path to energy efficiency

If the goal is to save money on energy at an industrial facility, taking proper care of the... » 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,... » more

Direct drive panel fan

The direct drive APW Panel Fans are designed to provide aerodynamically efficient performance with... » more

Importance of motor winding analysis in a facility

Motor faults and failure can cause disruptions to business operations and lead to loss of... » more

Plant Engineering names three to Editorial Advisory Board

Billy Taylor, David Skelton and Dr. Shi-Wan Lin will advise on content for readers. » more

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Products

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Energy monitor and control unit

ABB's CMS-700 energy monitor and control unit is designed to allow easy access for data collection, analysis and download through a built-in web server to manage power and optimize energy efficiency analysis in a circuit...

Non-contact rotary torque sensor

The Datum Electronics Series RS425 non-contact rotary torque transducers are designed to fit in line with any drivetrain or test bed using either a spline or keyway shaft.

Thermal imaging camera series

FLIR Systems' T530 and T540 professional thermal imaging cameras are designed for thermographers who operate in a variety of environments including power generation, electrical distribution, and research laboratories.

Operational applications for monitoring plant assets

Emerson Automation Solutions' Plantweb Insight is a family of operational applications designed to monitor the health of steam traps, pumps, heat exchangers and many other plant assets.

Self-guided lift truck

The MPE080VG is designed to operate as a self-guided truck and the infrastructure-free navigation technology requires no tape, wire or magnets for guidance. » more

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Research Analyst Blog

Machine-tool industry limiting growth in the motion...

The machine-tool industry continues to be the largest sector for the... » more

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Videos

Lubrication strategy and energy management

Plant Engineering content manager Bob Vavra...

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Poll of the Week

How will your plant implement the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategies in 2016?
We already are using these on our plant floor and plan to expand
We are just implementing our first IIoT strategies
We are still evaluating IIoT strategies
We have no plans to implement IIoT strategies
We don't know about IIoT


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