Thursday, September 5, 2013
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Five ways to reduce energy consumption in your plant
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Electrical power management systems deliver intelligence requiredRead More

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Digital edition of National Electrical Code available
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NFPA plans seminars around release of 2014 electrical safety standardRead More

Steam tip: The purpose of a steam trap on steam/water washdown stations
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Why do steam/water washdown stations need a steam trap on the inlet steam feed?Read More

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Common misconceptions about how to dry wet motors
Common misconceptions about how to dry wet motors

Two mistaken ideas about how to dry wet windings have persisted for years. One is that heating the windings with a welding machine is good way to dry out an electric motor. The other is that windings... Read More

Plant Engineering Energy Study: Less than half of manufacturers conduct energy audits
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According to a energy survey by Plant Engineering, only 47% of facilities conduct an annual energy auditRead More

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Active RFID System Shatters Productivity Problems for a Glass Manufacturer
Glass manufacturer Viracon has to keep track of up to 60,000 unique orders through a process that takes up to 30 steps. Its barcode system was contributing to inefficiencies throughout its manufacturing process.

Learn how Viracon’s switch to active RFID technology used the plant’s existing Wi-Fi to manage more than 5,000 WIP carriers in a 500,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility.
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Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at 2 p.m. ET/1 p.m. CT/11 a.m. PT

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Cabinet free modular machines saves space for OEMs, plant operators
Cabinet free modular machines saves space for OEMs, plant operators

Automation and machinery applications designer Bosch Rexroth demonstrated drive, motion and... Read More

Submersible level transmitter series
Submersible level transmitter series

AutomationDirect’s ProSense SLT series submersible level transmitters are available in two styles... Read More

Software designed to monitor asset health, operations
Software designed to monitor asset health, operations

The NI InsightCM Enterprise by National Instruments is software that allows users to... Read More

Modular wiring solution for process automation
Modular wiring solution for process automation

Turck's modular powerfast cordsets and accessories enable flexible design and modification in... Read More

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