Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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Six ways to optimize a facility's energy consumption
Six ways to optimize a facility's energy consumption

Energy costs typically account for 30% of a facility's operating budget. That means nearly a third of all the money you funnel into your plant goes straight to the utility bill. We already know about the popularity of green building and sustainable practices, but is it possible to go too green? In short, yes.... Read More

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Five tips for better electric motor maintenance
Five tips for better electric motor maintenance

It is important to ensure electric motors perform well because they have a massive impact on a business' productivity and profit. Although operating these motors may seem... Read More

Improving power factor to reduce energy demand charges, increase capacity
Improving power factor to reduce energy demand charges, increase capacity

Low power is not only inefficient, but can also be expensive over the life of an electrical system. Many utility companies charge their industrial customers an additional demand fee if their power... Read More

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Insulation deficiencies can harm plants, people
Insulation deficiencies can harm plants, people

For optimum operation, industrial facilities such as power plants require mechanical insulation on pipes, ducts, tanks and equipment. Mechanical insulation in a power plant controls temperature... Read More

Use cable testing to assess a motor's health
Use cable testing to assess a motor's health

Do not underestimate the importance of keeping a facility running at any given time. There are a myriad of circumstances that result in unexpected downtime. Taking care of equipment is one... 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 January/February issue includes stories on 2016 Salary Survey and how the IIoT has evolved.
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Maintenance as a Profit Center: Using Data to Drive Improvements
Increased uptime drives more throughput, and more throughput creates more capacity, which drives profits. That’s a great theory, but getting more uptime is a tough goal to reach. Better use of data in an era of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is one clear path to achieve this goal.

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: FLIR, Life Cycle Engineering, Lubriplate, National Instruments, Pruftechnik
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Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier
Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier

Yaskawa's Sigma-7Siec, a unit that combines a Servopack servo amplifier with a one-axis motion... Read More

Mobile robot series for material transportation applications
Mobile robot series for material transportation applications

Mobile Industrial Robots' MiR 200 is a mobile robot designed to quickly and... Read More

Modular access system
Modular access system

Wildeck's LadderLink modular access system that provides an affordable and rugged framework of five... Read More

Limit switches for rugged industrial environments
Limit switches for rugged industrial environments

AutomationDirect's F25 Series NEMA limit switches are NEMA 3, 3S, 4, 4X, 6, 6P, 13, and IP67 rated... Read More

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