Thursday, March 9, 2017
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Implement annual IR scans in preventive maintenance program
Implement annual IR scans in preventive maintenance program

Maximizing uptime needs to be the main goal in running a business in this tough global economy. Performing an annual infrared (IR) scan should be a major part of a company's predictive maintenance program. An IR scan helps secure assets and also prevents downtime and disastrous equipment. An IR scan program... Read More

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Compressed air leaks leads to lost money
Compressed air leaks leads to lost money

Compressed air is not free. In fact, when comparing the percentage of power input to value delivered, a poorly-operated compressed air system can cost more than water, electricity, steam or even... Read More

Digital training for tangible results
Digital training for tangible results

Whether it's a new task or just a new way to do an old task, operations employees should constantly update and improve their skills. Regardless of industry, no one is ever finished... Read More

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Four benefits of manufacturing automation
Four benefits of manufacturing automation

In the United States, manufacturing accounts for $2.17 trillion in annual economic activity and more than 98% of U.S. manufacturers qualify as small businesses. Facing global competition, They must... Read More

How to set up proper steam condensate piping
How to set up proper steam condensate piping

All steam condensate systems for commercial, industrial, and any other applications need to have proper piping (see Figure 1). When a steam-to-water heater with a modulating control valve is used,... 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 January/February issue includes stories on 2016 Salary Survey and how the IIoT has evolved.
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Maintenance as a Profit Center: Using Data to Drive Improvements
Increased uptime drives more throughput, and more throughput creates more capacity, which drives profits. That’s a great theory, but getting more uptime is a tough goal to reach. Better use of data in an era of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is one clear path to achieve this goal. Join Plant Engineering to discuss the latest strategies around the effective use of data to drive prescriptive maintenance.

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

Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Compressed Air Strategies Digital Report
It’s often called the “fifth utility.” Compressed air plays a vital role in most manufacturing plants, and availability of compressed air is crucial to a wide variety of operations. When we talk about energy management in manufacturing, compressed air often gets overlooked. The digital report features articles on preventing compressed air leaks and centrifugal air compressor basics. Download the digital report!