Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, June 1-7: Pneumatic systems and saving energy, finding time for maintenance, predictive analytics, more
Articles about pneumatic systems and saving energy, finding time for maintenance, predictive analytics, calculating the cost of faults, and manufacturing maintenance practices were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, June 1-7. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Jun. 1-7, covered pneumatic systems and saving energy, finding time for maintenance, predictive analytics, calculating the cost of faults, and manufacturing maintenance practices. Link to each article below.
Manage pressure, find the leaks and build a strong system of equipment and people.
Even in a 24/7 process, look for opportunities to identify openings.
Model-based, predictive analytics lends itself to crunching multiple data sources to pinpoint risks for pipeline integrity management, while analytics for process monitoring and measurement evolve to better discover crucial variances.
Discovering faults before they cause damage can save an estimated $55 million.
Lean out your maintenance process and deliver cost savings and greater efficiency.
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, Jun. 1-7, for articles published within the last two months.
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