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Six ways to optimize a facility's energy consumption

Companies looking to improve their facility's energy efficiency should look at factors such as... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: December 26-January 1: Control panel questions, Product of the Year Finalists, OSHA fines auto supplier, more

Articles about control panel questions, the 2016 Product of the Year Finalists, OSHA fining an auto... » more

OSHA levies $2.5 million fine against Alabama auto parts supplier

Agency critical of Kia, Hyundai for ignoring potential safety issues. » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: October 24-30: process improvements, arc flash relays, CMMS adoption, more

Articles about permanent process improvements, arc flash relays reducing costs, CMMS adoption... » more

The chart shows injury and illness incidence rates for total recordable cases and lost work day cases over the past five years. Courtesy: National Waste & Recycling Association

Waste and remediation sector improves safety in 2015, according to report

The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its 2015 Workplace Injury and Illness... » more

OSHA reports slight increase in safety violations for 2016

Fall protection once again leads the way as violations increase by almost 2% for 2016. Three... » more

Fig. 4: For sense input to the arc flash relay, contractors installed four point sensors in strategic locations as shown in the center and two fiber optic sensors, covering the entire top level cable tray. Courtesy: Littelfuse

How an arc flash relay reduces costs

Wire manufacturer finds a way to eliminate hazard and control labor spending. » more

Worker performing set up on a properly guarded press brake. Courtesy: Omron STI

A safe investment

A corporate commitment to employee safety boosts productivity and profits is good policy. » more

Image courtesy: CFE Media The chart shows injury and illness incidence rates for total recordable cases and lost work day cases over the past five years. Courtesy: National Waste & Recycling Association Fig. 4: For sense input to the arc flash relay, contractors installed four point sensors in strategic locations as shown in the center and two fiber optic sensors, covering the entire top level cable tray. Courtesy: Littelfuse Worker performing set up on a properly guarded press brake. Courtesy: Omron STI

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  • Plasti-Bond's PVC coated sealing locknut provides protection for exposed conduit threads from corrosion. Courtesy: Plasti-Bond.
  • The Agile1500 is the first automated guided vehicle (AGV) is modular, scalable, and reconfigurable and can carry more than 1.5 tons. Courtesy: Comau
  • Emerson Automation Solutions' Plantweb Insight is a family of operational applications designed to monitor the health of steam traps, pumps, heat exchangers and many other plant assets. Courtesy: Emerson
  • The NetGate pick module safety gate utilizes an integrated cable/pulley system and is easy to install into new or existing rack structures. Courtesy: Wildeck
  • The SIL 3-capable Rosemount 5408 non-contacting radar level transmitter uses enhanced technology and human-centered design for greater efficiency and plant safety. Courtesy: Emerson
Plasti-Bond's PVC coated sealing locknut provides protection for exposed conduit threads from corrosion. Courtesy: Plasti-Bond.

PVC coated sealing locknut

Plasti-Bond's PVC coated sealing locknut provides protection for exposed conduit threads from corrosion.  » more

The Agile1500 is the first automated guided vehicle (AGV) is modular, scalable, and reconfigurable and can carry more than 1.5 tons. Courtesy: Comau

Automated guided vehicle

The Agile1500 is the first automated guided vehicle (AGV) is modular, scalable, and reconfigurable and can carry more than 1.5 tons. » more

Emerson Automation Solutions' Plantweb Insight is a family of operational applications designed to monitor the health of steam traps, pumps, heat exchangers and many other plant assets. Courtesy: Emerson

Operational applications for monitoring plant assets

Emerson Automation Solutions' Plantweb Insight is a family of operational applications designed to monitor the health of steam traps, pumps, heat exchangers and many other plant assets.

The NetGate pick module safety gate utilizes an integrated cable/pulley system and is easy to install into new or existing rack structures. Courtesy: Wildeck

Safety gate with integrated cable/pulley system

The NetGate pick module safety gate utilizes an integrated cable/pulley system and is easy to install into new or existing rack structures.  » more

The SIL 3-capable Rosemount 5408 non-contacting radar level transmitter uses enhanced technology and human-centered design for greater efficiency and plant safety. Courtesy: Emerson

Non-contacting radar level transmitter

The SIL 3-capable Rosemount 5408 non-contacting radar level transmitter uses enhanced technology and human-centered design for greater efficiency and plant safety. » more

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Machine Safety Blog

Functional safety life cycle: 1) Perform risk assessment 2) Examine functional requirements 3) Design and verify mitigation 4) Install and validate 5) Manage, change, and improve. Courtesy: Control Engineering Machine Safety Blog, JB Titus & Associates

Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Top 4 mistakes made when precision balancing

Tom Hoenig of GTI Predictive Technology discusses...

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