Wednesday, March 1, 2017
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Five ideas to start on the path to energy efficiency
Five ideas to start on the path to energy efficiency

Although most households use electricity on an ongoing basis, the industrial sector consumes the majority of the electricity used in the United States. Any industrial facility has the potential for using massive amounts of energy. Those that use the most tend to be industries such as glass, mining, petroleum... Read More

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10 tips to lower compressed air costs
10 tips to lower compressed air costs

Compressed air is a necessity in many industrial applications, but it can be costly if you're not careful. By investing some time and thought into your compressed air system, you can identify... 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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Importance of motor winding analysis in a facility
Importance of motor winding analysis in a facility

Motor faults and failure can cause disruptions to business operations and lead to loss of productivity and reduced profits. This is why it is important to perform tests that help prevent... Read More

VFD efficiency: Three best practices
VFD efficiency: Three best practices

The use of variable frequency drives (VFDs) to control the speed of an AC induction motor has many benefits including improved process control, energy savings, higher reliability and reduced wear and... 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 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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Rotary screw air compressor
Rotary screw air compressor

The CSG-2 SFC, DSG-2 SFC, and FSG-2 SFC variable speed, oil-free air compressors are available from... Read More

Precision limit switches
Precision limit switches

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

Ejector venturi for tough process and high concentration emergency gas scrubbing
Ejector venturi for tough process and high concentration emergency gas scrubbing

Bionomic Industries' series 6500 jet venturi scrubber offers improvements in operating... 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

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