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Finding the hidden value in asset hierarchy validation
Finding the hidden value in asset hierarchy validation

Throughout industry we constantly hear statements like these: “I do not have time to accomplish what needs to be done.” “I can barely keep the plant running and you want me to validate the system hierarchy?” “Who is going to maintain the equipment while I do this?” “I just do not see the benefit of hierarchy... Read More

Increase motor reliability by monitoring and reducing operating temperature
Increase motor reliability by monitoring and reducing operating temperature

Although summer heat waves provide poignant reminders that “heat kills,” high temperatures can harm electric motors as well as people. In fact, operating a three-phase induction motor at just 10 C... Read More

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Six strategies to mitigate arc flash incidents
Six strategies to mitigate arc flash incidents

Arc flashes—the fiery explosions that can result from short circuits in high-power electrical devices— kill workers in the U.S. every year and permanently injure many more. They can also wreak... Read More

Maintenance must take lead in machine guarding checks
Maintenance must take lead in machine guarding checks

At first glance, OSHA’s list of the Top 10 most common citations for 2013 seems to convey good news for machine guarding violations: they have dropped four spots from sixth to 10th compared to... Read More

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