Wednesday, October 19, 2016
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Prevent shaft current from causing motor damage
Prevent shaft current from causing motor damage

Although many problems could occur in dc motors, a major issue that can be rooted out and corrected is shaft current. Shaft current is an issue that could result in the motor failing, damage to the bearings, and the possibility for extended downtime while repairs take place. The issue of shaft currents has... Read More

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Equipment reliability doesn't equal system reliability
Equipment reliability doesn't equal system reliability

The reliability of power systems varies greatly from site to site and from business to business. Operations teams work with dissimilar quantities and qualities of electrical equipment, support... Read More

Four ways to take care of bearings
Four ways to take care of bearings

Electric motors are going to constitute of the largest assets in any industrial facility, which means keeping problems to a minimum is important. Maintaining an electric motor should be part of... Read More

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Mobile manufacturing maintenance on the rise
Mobile manufacturing maintenance on the rise

Smartphones and tablets have become ubiquitous in people's everyday lives, and manufacturing is no exception from this new status quo. These devices are a valuable window into data that can empower... Read More

The high cost of low-grade lubricants
The high cost of low-grade lubricants

As with anything with moving parts, from our knee and elbow joints to bearings in wheel assemblies, lubrication helps equipment operate smoothly and last longer. The performance of industrial... Read More

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Industrial Internet of Things Webcast Series 2016, Part Three: Security for IIoT
While the plant engineering sector is an important consumer of industrial cybersecurity hardware, software and services, capital expenditure has been curtailed in the oil and gas sector by the decline in oil prices and the related plunge in oil company revenues. In spite of this situation, regulation and the threat of further legislation have served to support the case for investment. One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

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Rotary screw air compressor
Rotary screw air compressor

The CSG-2 SFC, DSG-2 SFC, and FSG-2 SFC variable speed, oil-free air compressors are available from... Read More

Precision limit switches
Precision limit switches

AutomationDirect has added a line of high precision limit/position switches from Metrol.... Read More

Ejector venturi for tough process and high concentration emergency gas scrubbing
Ejector venturi for tough process and high concentration emergency gas scrubbing

Bionomic Industries' series 6500 jet venturi scrubber offers improvements in operating... Read More

Spring cotter pins for axial mounting
Spring cotter pins for axial mounting

The GN 1024 metric size steel or stainless steel spring cotter pins. The GN 1024 spring cotter... Read More

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