Energy Management - Electrical Systems

Case study: Preventing surge in a medium-size process gas compressor

The following case study highlights a plant's struggle to prevent surge while using a... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, April 6-12

Were you out last week? Miss something? Here are Plant Engineering's five most-clicked articles... » more

Operating NEMA Premium motors above rated load cuts efficiency

The operating load of any motor depends on a number of factors and it can have a major impact on... » more

The 2014 HVAC forecast: Warmth and growth

As AHR Expo approaches, industry optimism is high  » more

VFDs: The path to prolonged life

Proper maintenance and attention to detail can stretch productivity » more

China’s San’an could lead in GaN LED wafer capacity by end of 2014

Chinese die vendor San’an is projected to take the lead in gallium nitride light-emitting-diode... » more

Solar industry capital expenditures set to rebound as emerging economies boost production

IHS reports that the solar industry will rise by 30% to $3 billion in 2014 because of increased... » more

2.5 GW of residential PV energy storage to be installed by 2017

IHS reports that the residential PV market is expected to reach 2.5 GW of storage by 2017 because... » more

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Electric actuators

The PC Series by Thomson Industries Inc. is a series of electric linear actuators for continuous-duty applications.  » more

I/O module

The 750-658 I/O module by Wago links CAN field devices and provides a gateway between a CAN network and other fieldbuses (e.g., Ethernet or Profibus), leveraging the flexibility of the fieldbus. » more

Industrial PC

The IPC 6641, manufactured by Heidenhain, is an industrial PC for machine tools. » more

Fluid analyzer

The LNF Q200 Series analyzers, benchtop units by Spectro Inc. aim to provide particle size, count, and shape data » more

Punchdown tool

The Cushion-Grip Impact Punchdown Tool & Blade, produced by Klein Tools, incorporates a cushion-grip handle, hi/lo impact settings and an inherently long shaft for reaching into narrow/crowded blocks. » 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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Lubrication strategy and energy management

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