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Empowered to cut wasted energy
Empowered to cut wasted energy

Industrial and commercial facilities are big energy consumers, but they are also big energy wasters. According to the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, the industrial and commercial sectors used approximately 33.5 quads of energy in 2016. (One quad is equal to 1 quadrillion British thermal units.) Of those 33.5... Read More

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Microgrids drive a new energy strategy
Microgrids drive a new energy strategy

The steady increase in energy usage across North America is forcing users to contend with high and variable energy costs. Total energy production in the United States increased for the sixth... Read More

The ABCs of VFDs
The ABCs of VFDs

Inside of plants today, ac motors are becoming the industry standard. Many plants are shifting to ac motors from hydraulic motors and in some cases dc motors when powering heavy loads, which were... Read More

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Soft starter 101: How do they work?
Soft starter 101: How do they work?

Motor damage takes place as a result of mechanical wear and tear and huge inrush currents. Typically, variable frequency drives (VFDs) help prevent wear and tear to mechanical components. VFDs slow... Read More

Control room temperatures: Strategies to beat the heat
Control room temperatures: Strategies to beat the heat

The installation of large, medium-voltage VFDs in mechanical equipment rooms creates the problem of harmful ambient room temperatures. This means facility managers and plant engineers must mitigate... Read More

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Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device and includes interactive links. The June issue includes the 2017 Lubrication Guide and advice on achieving CMMS success in 10 steps.
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Mobile portable compressor
Mobile portable compressor

The M58 is designed to deliver 210 cfm at 100 psig for rental houses, construction, demolition,... Read More

Spring cotter pins for axial mounting
Spring cotter pins for axial mounting

The GN 1024 metric size steel or stainless steel spring cotter pins. The GN 1024 spring cotter... Read More

Precision limit switches
Precision limit switches

AutomationDirect has added a line of high precision limit/position switches from Metrol. These... Read More

PVC coated sealing locknut
PVC coated sealing locknut

Plasti-Bond's PVC coated sealing locknut is a simple, detachable sleeve providing a consistent seal... Read More

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