Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, June 12-18: Common welding errors, reduce maintenance costs, lubrication warning signs, more

Articles about common welding errors, reducing maintenance costs, lubrication warning signs, counterfeit bearings, and NEC changes were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, June 12-18. Were you out? You can catch up here.

06/19/2017


Plant Engineering's top 5 most read articles from Jun. 12-18, covered common welding errors, reducing maintenance costs, lubrication warning signs, counterfeit bearings, and NEC changes. Link to each article below.

1. Bring the heat to avoid six common welding errors

Avoiding six common welding mistakes such as improper gas pressure, poor material fit-up, and overlooking preventive maintenance can reduce costs, improve productivity.

2. Six tips for reducing maintenance costs

Companies that are engaged in ongoing maintenance at an industrial facility should implement safe working practices and practice predictive maintenance whenever possible.

3. Five lubrication warning signs to look for

Lubrication testing is common for preventive maintenance programs and people performing the tests should watch out for water, acid, and viscosity during the tests.

4. The dangers of counterfeit bearings on a facility

Counterfeit bearings are becoming a major problem for companies and they pose dangers to machines as well as workers and there are steps and organizations out there looking to stem the tide.

5. Top seven 2017 NEC changes you need to know 

The 2017 edition of the National Electrical Code (NEC) includes many changes covering traditional and alternative sources of electrical power.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.



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