Tuesday, June 6, 2017
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Manage expectations for a project scope
Manage expectations for a project scope

There's an old saying in the legal profession: the best contracts are written between parties who don't trust each other. People who are friends may leave things vague because they assume they share mutual understandings. Those with less trust are more specific, and thus avoid potential problems down the road. The... Read More

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May PMI ticks up slightly as manufacturing remains solid
May PMI ticks up slightly as manufacturing remains solid

U.S. manufacturing continued its resurgence in 2017 as the purchasing manufacturers' index (PMI) rose slightly in May to 54.9%. The increase of 0.1 percentage points ended a two-month decline and... Read More

Bring the heat to avoid six common welding errors
Bring the heat to avoid six common welding errors

Welding mistakes can have a big impact on the bottom line. While they seem minor individually, these common errors can reduce productivity, increase downtime and rework, and cost thousands of dollars... Read More

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Lean manufacturing becoming Leaner
Lean manufacturing becoming Leaner

Eli Whitney's cotton gin and interchangeable parts begat Henry Ford's line assembly manufacturing, which begat Toyota's production system. These historical manufacturing methods have built upon each... Read More

Benefits and limitations of ac generator motors
Benefits and limitations of ac generator motors

Most commercial areas rely on ac to power a wide range of electrical appliances and pieces of equipment. AC results from the movement of the electrical charge through a medium. The direction of... 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 May issue includes stories on prescriptive maintenance and reducing welding errors.
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Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40 program. Nominees must be working professionals who are under the age of 40 as of Sept. 1, 2017.
Nominations close: June 23, 2017
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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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