Plant Engineering Software
Free software computes tank venting requirements Staff Pro-Flow II Windows-based software enables users to size and select vapor control equipment.
&HEADLINE>Free software computes tank venting requirements&/HEADLINE>&BYLINE>Staff&/BYLINE>
Pro-Flow II Windows-based software enables users to size and select vapor control equipment. The product, available on CD-ROM, calculates pressure and vacuum relief vent and flame arrester flow requirements for low pressure storage tanks in accordance with API 2000, NFPA 30, and OSHA 1910.106 standards. It analyzes input data, calculates flow and pressure drop, and specifies the product that meets the stated conditions.
The Protectoseal Company
&HEADLINE>Graphics extend lighting control system&/HEADLINE>&BYLINE>Staff&/BYLINE>
WinControl software documents, programs, and controls lighting with a user-friendly format in a graphical environment. It offers activity logging, trend analysis, online and offline programming capabilities, and multi-level, user defined password access. It also allows remote or local access and monitoring of multiple sites.
The Watt Stopper
&HEADLINE>CMMS tracks lubrication scheduling&/HEADLINE>&BYLINE>Staff&/BYLINE>
Monitor LMS software integrates task routing and scheduling with preventive maintenance functions to automate and facilitate the planning and control of a company's lubrication program. It simplifies lubrication tracking, scheduling, and routing, as well as parts inventory management. The software enables users to create custom reports, which cover inventory, personnel efficiency, root-cause failure, work history, and detail charts for each piece of equipment, department, or facility. Troubleshooting is highlighted according to department or machine type. Lubrication scheduling can be determined by calendar, meter, or operations. Combining detailed history with an integral query engine helps users identify unnecessary expenditures.
ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Co.
&HEADLINE>HMI integrates process and network data&/HEADLINE>&BYLINE>Staff&/BYLINE>
IndustrialSNMP Suite is a collection of software that incorporates real-time Ethernet information into OPC-compliant human machine interface (HMI) and distributed control systems (DCSs). The software includes predefined tag databases for popular devices, allows real-time access to network data from a HMI or DCS database, and a single dashboard that graphically represents process and network data.
Industrial Networking Solutions
&HEADLINE>Software estimates energy use&/HEADLINE>&BYLINE>Staff&/BYLINE>
Savings Estimator calculates energy use and potential savings for new or existing buildings. It produces a customized estimate using energy cost input for more than 230 U.S. cities and a variety of climates. The software shows a sequence of tabs for building/project data and parameter inputs, including common building types, size, location, type and efficiency of mechanical equipment, utility rates, and occupancy patterns. A summary of energy usage and projected savings is provided in tables and graphs. The software is free.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey