Mechanical - Material Handling

Five tips for preventing bearing problems

Healthy ball bearings are one of the most important details for preventing potential disaster in a... » more

Use cable testing to assess a motor's health

Regular cable testing on motors are designed to help determine if any scheduled maintenance may... » more

Eliminate a facility's costs through process optimization

One of the best ways to reduce a facility's costs is through process optimization, which allows a... » more

Six ways to optimize a facility's energy consumption

Companies looking to improve their facility's energy efficiency should look at factors such as... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, January 30 to February 5: Improving power factor, energy efficiency advice, VFD best practices, more

Articles about improving power factor, energy efficiency tips, VFD efficiency best practices, 2017... » more

PMI hits another high note in January

The Institute for Supply Management’s purchasing manufacturers' index (PMI) rose to 56% in January,... » more

Lightweight mag drill

The HMD130 is an ultra low-profile, compact magnetic drill designed for fast, efficient holemaking... » more

The IIoT assembly line: Getting a head start

Improving maintenance, operations among the most visible benefits. » more

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Lightweight mag drill

The HMD130 is an ultra low-profile, compact magnetic drill designed for fast, efficient holemaking in confined spaces. » more

Medium-voltage drive for low power applications

The Sinamics Perfect Harmony GH180 variable frequency drives have medium-voltage power output for critical applications and is created by linking a series of low-voltage power cells.  » more

Compact VFDs for motor performance

The FR-E700SC VFD offers the motor performance usually associated with high-power, sensorless, vector-control motor drives in a compact drive package.

Inline sampling system for pipeline

The Red Goose v2 is designed to sample petroleum products from pipelines at flowing conditions.

Automated seal inspection system

The DWF-ASI01 automated seal inspection system inspects 100% of the medical packages on a manufacturing line to help ensure that sterile products remain sterile throughout the supply chain.

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Machine Safety Blog

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

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

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Videos

IMTS 2016 CFE Media Interview with Jeff Brown, VP of...

VP of IoT/Embedded Sales at Dell, Inc., Jeff...

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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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