Wednesday, June 1, 2016
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Regulations look past motors to improve system efficiencies
Regulations look past motors to improve system efficiencies

Electric motor system efficiency and power electronics are impacting future energy saving opportunities as attention moves from motor efficiency to motor-driven system efficiency. In the U.S., the first move was to apply motor efficiency regulation. The next step is addressing the system. Stage 1: Motor as a... Read More

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Modern control valves offer communications, diagnostics
Modern control valves offer communications, diagnostics

An old machine design engineer once sat me down and taught me everything he thought I needed to know about the science of pneumatic directional control valve selection. While his approach seemed... Read More

The benefits of using a soft starter on ac motors
The benefits of using a soft starter on ac motors

Throughout the workplace in many industries, ac motors provide the backbone of much of the work that occurs. They work in the background, but without the power they provide, most industries would... Read More

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Manage leakage in hydraulic-valve design
Manage leakage in hydraulic-valve design

Plant managers who oversee a manufacturing facility where hydraulic systems are used have most likely been told that leaks in those systems are inevitable. However, it is more accurate to say that... Read More

Using current-limiting devices to improve Short-Circuit Current Rating (SCCR): Your questions answered
Using current-limiting devices to improve Short-Circuit Current Rating (SCCR): Your questions answered

Current-limiting devices can have a significant impact on the Short-Circuit Current Rating (SCCR) of an industrial control panel. However, many struggle to understand how to properly apply... Read More

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Digital Edition
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 May issue covers managing leaks in hydraulic valve systems and the 2016 Hannover Messe recap.
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Upcoming Webcast
IIoT Webcast Series 2016, Part Two: Information Management for IIoT
Presenter Sal Spada will focus on the current state of IIoT technology and trends, ways modern data management and data storage influences IIoT adoption, and how manufacturers are currently utilizing IIoT technology to affect change in their operation.

Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Beckhoff Automation, Epicor, Kepware, Red Lion, and Rittal
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Contrast sensor for neutral and color targets
Contrast sensor for neutral and color targets

The CNTX 30-T contrast sensor is designed to achieve high-speed contrast differentiation... Read More

Motorized blower for industrial, commercial applications
Motorized blower for industrial, commercial applications

The TCC motorized blower is an air-moving package that is designed for industrial and... Read More

Digitizers with fully synchronous multi-channel acquisition
Digitizers with fully synchronous multi-channel acquisition

The LXI-based DN.649x series is offered from 24 to 48 fully synchronized channels... Read More

LED retrofit kit expanded
LED retrofit kit expanded

The Everline LED Retrofit Kit family has been expanded with the LED Linear Retrofit... Read More

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Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Energy Management Study identified six high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. Sponsored by: Kaeser Compressors
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