Wednesday, September 7, 2016
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Standby generation as a profit center
Standby generation as a profit center

For healthcare centers, universities, and government facilities, it has been typical to install diesel engine-generator sets as standby generation. They are able to pick up critical elements of the facility electrical load if the utility power goes down. Diesel engines start quickly and, if properly maintained and... Read More

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Natural gas supports green efforts
Natural gas supports green efforts

It's true that natural gas is a fossil fuel, and as a fossil fuel its combustion involves the release of carbon dioxide, a "greenhouse gas" which is believed by most scientists to... Read More

Motor connection tips for avoiding costly mistakes
Motor connection tips for avoiding costly mistakes

Manufacturers deploy various external connection schemes to produce three-phase induction motors for multiple voltages and/or starting methods, so successful installation depends on using the... Read More

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Four causes of water hammer, and how to prevent damage
Four causes of water hammer, and how to prevent damage

Water hammer is never normal in the steam and condensate system and must be always considered extremely abnormal and totally unacceptable in today's plant operation. Water hammer is not only a system... Read More

Manufacturing convergence on display at 2016 GAMS
Manufacturing convergence on display at 2016 GAMS

In the time of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), one word that gets used over and over is "convergence." We talk about how data and technology are converging to deliver new... 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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Advanced Industrial Drive for Performance, Accuracy and System Flexibility
Mitsubishi Electric’s FR-A800 Series leads the way in high-performance VFDs. Its fast response time means that it can perform more complex and demanding applications such as multi-axis load sharing conveyors and gantry hoisting systems.
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Upcoming Webcast
Standards for Robotics Safety
Presenter Carole Franklin will discuss the importance of robotics safety as a driver of an overall plant safety program, the current state of industrial robot safety standard R15.06, how proposed standards ISO/TS 15066:2016 on Collaborative Robot Safety, how the RIA TR R15.306-2016 on Risk Assessment may impact the industry, and why robotics safety cannot simply be a mechanical issue, but also has to be considered a human issue. One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Denso Robotics, Siemens
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Tow tractor automated lift truck
Tow tractor automated lift truck

The Raymond Courier 3020 tow tractor automated lift truck is designed to automate horizontal towing... Read More

IoT gateway and edge processing device
IoT gateway and edge processing device

The Zen IoT is a gateway and edge processing device that is designed to enable discrete... Read More

Remote switch actuator
Remote switch actuator

The remote switch actuator (RSA) is designed with a magnetic latching system for the Merlin Gerin... Read More

Variable volume pump
Variable volume pump

The variable volume pump is part of the 220 Series of rotary piston pumps. The 220TV pump... Read More

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