Thursday, January 19, 2017
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10 tips to lower compressed air costs
10 tips to lower compressed air costs

Compressed air is a necessity in many industrial applications, but it can be costly if you're not careful. By investing some time and thought into your compressed air system, you can identify inefficiencies that, when fixed, will make compressed air an affordable solution. Here are 10 tips that will lower your... Read More

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Tips for keeping DC motors healthy
Tips for keeping DC motors healthy

Cutting operating costs while increasing the bottom line is a sensible move for any facility. This is why an effective maintenance program is essential to achieve these goals. Because DC motors are... Read More

How to integrate regular cleaning into a facility’s processing
How to integrate regular cleaning into a facility’s processing

Most people enjoy cooking food that they love to eat. It's the cleanup that people hate. Has a home-cooked meal ever been made that didn't involve cleaning? Probably not. Also, those who like to cook... Read More

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Importance of motor winding analysis in a facility
Importance of motor winding analysis in a facility

Motor faults and failure can cause disruptions to business operations and lead to loss of productivity and reduced profits. This is why it is important to perform tests that help prevent... Read More

VFD efficiency: Three best practices
VFD efficiency: Three best practices

The use of variable frequency drives (VFDs) to control the speed of an AC induction motor has many benefits including improved process control, energy savings, higher reliability and reduced wear and... 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 December issue includes stories on the 2016 Top Plant recipient and best practices for building on manufacturing's progress.
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How to Select Cam Clutches for Specific Applications
This webcast will focus on the design and selection of cam clutches for use in internal and external equipment such as gear boxes, reducers, inclined and horizontal conveyors and bucket elevators. The presentation will focus on the proper selection of the cam clutch based on the application specific requirements for over-running speed, torque and life expectancy.

Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion.

Thursday, January 26, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: US Tsubaki
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Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier
Controller combines single-axis controller, servo amplifier

Yaskawa's Sigma-7Siec, a unit that combines a Servopack servo amplifier with a one-axis motion... Read More

Mobile robot series for material transportation applications
Mobile robot series for material transportation applications

Mobile Industrial Robots' MiR 200 is a mobile robot designed to quickly and... Read More

Modular access system
Modular access system

Wildeck's LadderLink modular access system that provides an affordable and rugged framework of five... Read More

Limit switches for rugged industrial environments
Limit switches for rugged industrial environments

AutomationDirect's F25 Series NEMA limit switches are NEMA 3, 3S, 4, 4X, 6, 6P, 13, and IP67 rated... Read More

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