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Automated welding taking on added importance
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The shortage of skilled workers is no surprise to anyone in the manufacturing sector. You may be just reading about in the headlines or see discussions about it on the nightly news, but we live it.... Read More

Boiler water treatment for the food and beverage industry
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The chemical boiler treatment of boilers used in the food and beverage industry is for the most part similar to the treatment demands of any industrial boiler. The chemical treatment program should... Read More

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Digital edition of National Electrical Code available
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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released the 2014 National Electrical Code in digital format. It is available in PDF and through the National Fire Codes Subscription... Read More

Expanded NFPA Website offers code information
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The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has launched necconnect.org, a free online resource for installers and contractors, designers and engineers, code enforcers, and policy makers for... Read More

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Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO 45001 in late 2016
Machine safety standards: ANSI Z10 versus new ISO 45001 in late 2016

The standard ANSI Z10-2005 is a machine safety concern and an opportunity. I barely... Read More

Machine Safety: We haven’t finished assessing cloud computing; here comes the fog
Machine Safety: We haven’t finished assessing cloud computing; here comes the fog

Microsoft, Apple, Cisco Systems, IBM, Google, Facebook, HP, Sony, and other "big... Read More

Machine Safety: Which safety circuit design is required?
Machine Safety: Which safety circuit design is required?

First of all, is everyone familiar with “B” level and “C” level machine safety standards? Secondly,... Read More

Machine Safety: Can one channel mitigate a Cat 3/PLd functional requirement?
Machine Safety: Can one channel mitigate a Cat 3/PLd functional requirement?

Category 3 and 4 architectures typically call for a control reliable (that is, redundant)... Read More

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