Infrared thermography is an effective troubleshooting tool, but many who use IR cameras to spot overheated wires, connections, components may not know the causes with issues of power quality and harmonics.
SPONSORED White Paper: 2SIS technology in MV switchgear easily adapts to harsh environments while minimizing internal arc probability
This white paper explains how the availability of medium-voltage (MV) networks is critical to efficient smart grid deployment. The Shielded Solid Insulation System (2SIS) in Premset™ MV switchgear enables harsh environment...
The Purchasing Manufacturers’ Index (PMI) rose to 51.9% with the manufacturing industry showing overall optimism and confidence in spite of a recent downturn and the Hanjin Shipping Company’s bankruptcy.
The use of mean time to repair (MTTR) to improve reliability can cause problems if it’s used alone, in immature organizations, or if it’s used without an understanding of the potential problems it can use.
Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: October 24-30: process improvements, arc flash relays, CMMS adoption, more
Articles about permanent process improvements, arc flash relays reducing costs, CMMS adoption enhancing maintenance, mobile manufacturing maintenance, and OSHA's annual safety violation report were Plant Engineering's five most...
The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its 2015 Workplace Injury and Illness Data and the waste and remediation sector reported an overall decrease in injuries, job transfers, and lost workday cases.
The SPC Series of surge protective devices is designed to provide configurable surge protection for commercial and light industrial applications and can be configured to protect most electrical applications.