Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, June 22-28: Lubrication culture, ROI for infrared, arc flash code compliance, more
Articles about predictive maintenance data analysis, achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance, the culture of lubrication, the 2015 Energy Management Study, and motor maintenance were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, June 22-28. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Jun. 22-28, covered predictive maintenance data analysis, achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance, the culture of lubrication, the 2015 Energy Management Study, and motor maintenance. Link to each article below.
While new equipment can make a good first impression, what builds long-term charm is smart maintenance of all that equipment.
Lean out your maintenance process and deliver cost savings and greater efficiency.
Plant engineers often fail to incorporate correct lubrication into system processes and do not realize its critical importance until something goes wrong.
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2015 Energy Management Study identified six high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. See findings and access full report.
5. Webcast Q&A: Motor Maintenance: The Predictive Way viewer questions answered
Vijay Anand, regional product specialist-condition monitoring & diagnostics for ABB was the presenter at the June 9 Plant Engineering Webcast, “Motor Maintenance: The Predictive Way.”
The list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, Jun. 22-28, for articles published within the last two months.
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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.
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