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Set industrial damper torque based on operating conditions

Oversized actuators can add unnecessary costs to the damper if improperly sized  » more

Compressed air demand: find and fix leaks first

Don't forget the demand side of your audit when assessing your compressed air system » more

Tackling manufacturing’s global issues

Output can grow worldwide in 2014 with an integrated approach » more

Solenoid pipeline valve pneumatics

The NITRA line of pneumatics are two-position, normally-closed, and are fitted with DIN-style wire... » more

Valve Manufacturers Assn. creates online training

With employment rising, valve basics course seen as way to educate industry » more

2013 Product of the Year finalists: Fluid Handling

Finalists in the Fluid Handling category for the Plant Engineering 2013 Product of the Year... » more

Steamtip of the month: Steam-powered condensate vs. electric pumps

What are the advantages of steam-powered condensate pumps over the electric pump? » more

Waterhammer: How much do you know?

As soon as steam leaves the boiler, condensate takes place in the pipe due to heat loss. This... » more

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Right-angle servo gear reducers

AutomationDirect's SureGear line of precision servo gearboxes has expanded to include right-angle gear reducers. » more

Moisture Barrier Paper

Cortec presents patented EcoShield Paper and Linerboard's new product is coated with a water based barrier that is recyclable and repulpable.  » more

Hydraulic lift and tilt table

The BEHLTT series of hydraulic lift and tilting tables offer an ergonomic handling aid for workers in industrial facilities. » more

FS-Elliott debuts centrifugal compressor controller

PRODUCT EXCLUSIVE: R1000 automatically adjusts the compressor setpoint based on changes in ambient conditions. As a result, the traditionally static surge control line becomes a dynamic entity. » more

Dual-wheel casters

The dual-wheel design essentially doubles the load capacity of the single-wheel series.  » more

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Machine Safety Blog

Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO...

ANSI Z10-2005 is a machine safety concern and an opportunity, as... » more

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Videos

The art of motion control

Everyone talks about motion control as a way to... » more

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