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Tips for keeping DC motors healthy
Tips for keeping DC motors healthy

Cutting operating costs while increasing the bottom line is a sensible move for any facility. This is why an effective maintenance program is essential to achieve these goals. Because DC motors are more tedious and critical to maintain compared to AC motors, creating an effective maintenance program that prolongs... 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

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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Throughput is mindset based on passion and process
Throughput is mindset based on passion and process

"One person with passion is better than 40 people merely interested." wrote English novelist E. M. Forster. Getting your team to share the passion and understand the process, makes anything... Read More

Is your company’s electrical safety program NFPA 70E-compliant?
Is your company’s electrical safety program NFPA 70E-compliant?

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E: Standard for Electrical Safety in the Workplace requires employers to implement and document an overall electrical safety program. Sometimes... 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 December issue includes stories on the 2016 Top Plant recipient and best practices for building on manufacturing's progress.
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Refrigerated air dryer series
Refrigerated air dryer series

The FLEX Series refrigerated air dryer is designed to efficiently remove liquid from compressed... Read More

Wireless digital flowmeters
Wireless digital flowmeters

A line of digital flowmeters with wireless capability use a Zigbee mesh network protocol to... Read More

Rotary screw air compressor series
Rotary screw air compressor series

The RS185 to RS260 oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors provide a more energy-efficient... Read More

Electropneumatic valve positioner
Electropneumatic valve positioner

The EP500 is an ergonomically designed electropneumatic valve positioner designed for... Read More

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2016 Maintenance Strategies Report
Strategic maintenance means understanding all the parts of your plant. Understand what needs attention, when, and how to make sure you take the machine down for maintenance on YOUR time, rather than when the machine wants to take itself down. When a machine breaks, it almost always is expensive and wasteful, and can be dangerous as well. Download the 2016 report.