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Lubrication 101
Lubrication 101

The need for lubrication in mechanical systems is understood-and sometimes it can be taken for granted. The following information covers some of the basic issues in lubrication, such as making the choice between oil and grease for lubrication and the impact which oil-distribution methods, viscosity and heat can have... Read More

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Industrial lubricant storage: Six common mistakes
Industrial lubricant storage: Six common mistakes

Industrial lubricants aren't something most manufacturers think much about. However, industrial lubricants affect many of the most costly areas of a manufacturing operation: machine downtime,... Read More

Maintaining water glycol fluids: Follow the formula for success
Maintaining water glycol fluids: Follow the formula for success

Water glycol hydraulic fluids, also known as HFC, occupy an important space in the overall fire-resistant fluids market. On a pounds-produced basis, water glycol fluids are the number-one fluid in... Read More

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Free White Paper on Keeping Dust Out
Pressurization in combination with cartridge-style dust collection is an effective and sometimes overlooked air-cleaning strategy against dust infiltration for offices, control rooms, server rooms and similar spaces in facilities. Learn more.
World-class maintenance: barriers to success
World-class maintenance: barriers to success

Maintenance used to be reactive, only done after a failure occurred. This run-to-failure approach used to suffice because the cost of maintenance exceeded the cost of failure. As failure costs... Read More

Proper equipment insulation helps power plant maintenance
Proper equipment insulation helps power plant maintenance

Unnecessary shutdowns at power plants resulting in exponentially high costs both in terms of repair and lost hours are a constant concern for operators and managers. To avoid this kind of costly... Read More

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Digital Edition
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 June issue covers the 2016 Lubrication Guide and The Road to IANA.
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2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40 Program
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2016 Engineering Leaders Under 40 program. The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions.
Nominations close: June 24, 2016
Upcoming Webcast
Keep your cool while keeping your plant cool
Presenter Jim Magallanes will discuss the importance of a comfortable work environment on productivity and operational excellence, the total costs of ownership with various types of cooling systems, and the safety and health risks to employees and equipment from overheating. Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion.

Thursday, July 26, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: MovinCool
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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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Strategic maintenance means understanding all the parts of your plant, understand what needs attention and when, and above all, how to make sure you take the machine down for maintenance on YOUR time, rather then 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.
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