Wednesday, November 23, 2016
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Integrated motors and drives: Benefits and solutions
Integrated motors and drives: Benefits and solutions

Combining a motor with its controlling electronics in one package does more than just eliminate the cost and bulk of the extra wiring-It improves efficiency, reliability, and electromagnetic compatibility. Also, torque curves for the integrated motor system eliminate guesswork. With the indexer, driver, motor, and... Read More

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2016 Product of the Year Finalists
2016 Product of the Year Finalists

Manufacturing improvement is not an event; it’s a process. You’re not good one day and great the next day. Improving your manufacturing operation does require the realization that there are better... Read More

Butterfly valve basics
Butterfly valve basics

A butterfly valve controls flow through a pipe using a single disc mounted on a central shaft. The disc creates a variable orifice (see Figure 1). Butterfly valves are grouped into three basic... Read More

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Five safety tips when working near electricity
Five safety tips when working near electricity

There are many potential hazards in an industrial facility. But, one that has the potential for causing severe physical injury and death is electricity. In fact, electrocution fatalities are one of... Read More

Choosing the right PLC panel
Choosing the right PLC panel

Controlling equipment has always been of interest in industrial applications. Before modern-day computers came into existence, a series of relays controlled that equipment and may have numbered into... Read More

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Digital Editon
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 November issue includes stories on the 2016 Product of the Year finalists and advice on how to diagnose bearing failures.
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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.
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CFE Media’s Global System Integrator Database
UPDATED! The newest version of the online database is even easier to use! Through this database you will be able to connect with System Integrators by searching their corporate profiles which highlight: industries served, engineering specialties, product experience, geography, and other pertinent data. Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database.
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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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The 2016 Safety Study was conducted by Plant Engineering to better understand workplace safety in manufacturing. The research also looked at the idea of a safety “culture,” how far these efforts extend into the plant and beyond, and safety trends and strategies. Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Safety Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. Sponsored by: ATS.
Download the 2016 study.