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How an arc flash relay reduces costs
How an arc flash relay reduces costs

Conaway Electrical Service, Lagrange, Ga., conducted an arc flash study for a major manufacturer in the southeastern United States; its engineering team knew that there were areas in the plant where electrical arc-flash safety was a concern. The best way to resolve those concerns was not immediately apparent. ... Read More

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Energy consumption in the U.S. has changed dramatically since 1908
Energy consumption in the U.S. has changed dramatically since 1908

In the 68 years since the last title for the Cleveland Indians, and the 108 years since the last World Series title for the Chicago Cubs, energy production and consumption patterns in the United... Read More

Avoid efficiency loss during motor repairs
Avoid efficiency loss during motor repairs

In many businesses, electric motors are representative of a substantial capital investment. They also result in some of the highest costs for the ongoing operation of the business. At times,... Read More

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Plant Safety Strategies Digital Report
There is no more fundamental right in the American workplace than the right to work safely. Creating that safe work environment is both a mechanical and a human process. This digital report features articles on machine safety tips to prevent injuries and the top safety concerns in manufacturing. Download the digital report!
VFDs offer cost-effective benefits for plants
VFDs offer cost-effective benefits for plants

Most business owners are aware of the high cost of operating electrical motors, but there are ways to reduce the costs. Improving the efficiency of an electric motor will save money in the long run,... Read More

The high cost of low-grade lubricants
The high cost of low-grade lubricants

As with anything with moving parts, from our knee and elbow joints to bearings in wheel assemblies, lubrication helps equipment operate smoothly and last longer. The performance of industrial... Read More

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CFE Media’s Global System Integrator Database
UPDATED! The newest version of the online database is even easier to use! Through this database you will be able to connect with System Integrators by searching their corporate profiles which highlight: industries served, engineering specialties, product experience, geography, and other pertinent data. Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database.
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Attend IoT Emerge and experience the transformation of IoT and how the intersection of people, data and intelligent machines will have far-reaching impact on the productivity, efficiency and operations of industries around the world. Includes three days of keynotes, technical sessions, workshops, live demonstrations, hands-on training, live tours, and peer-to-peer networking with IoT professionals. Use code: EXTREME30CFE to get 30% off an Extreme Pass!
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IIoT and the Digital Oilfield: Making Data Actionable
The promise of increased efficiency through automation is proving difficult to implement for oil and gas companies, as they seek to use the massive amounts of data being collected to optimize processes, improve asset management and increase production. The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) promises only more data and machine to machine communications, what do oil and gas engineers need to do now to evaluate the opportunities presented by technology over the next 2-5 years? This webcast will illuminate the challenges of implementing automation, help identify which parts of the operation to focus on, and strategies for making the data collected actionable across the entire operation.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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

Sponsors: Canary Labs, Kepware Technologies
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Self-guided lift truck
Self-guided lift truck

The MPE080VG end rider harnesses the power of Driven by Balyo technology to operate as a... Read More

Rotary ring stretch wrapper
Rotary ring stretch wrapper

The Octopus 1825 B automatic rotary ring stretch wrapper can accommodate a wide range of pallet... Read More

On-board lubrication and greasing monitor
On-board lubrication and greasing monitor

LUBExpert creates an on-board lubrication and greasing assistant. Intelligent algorithms guide... Read More

Safety gate with integrated cable/pulley system
Safety gate with integrated cable/pulley system

The NetGate pick module safety gate provides full height fall protection within the pallet zone.... Read More

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The 2016 Safety Study was conducted by Plant Engineering to better understand workplace safety in manufacturing. The research also looked at the idea of a safety “culture,” how far these efforts extend into the plant and beyond, and safety trends and strategies. Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Safety Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. Sponsored by: ATS. Download the 2016 study.