Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: October 17-23: Arc flash relays, 18 years of safety, preventing shaft current, more
Articles about arc flash relays reducing costs, 18 years of safety, preventing shaft current, four tips for bearing maintenance, and the 2016 Safety Study were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, October 17-23. Were you out? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering top 5 most read articles from Oct. 17-23, covered arc flash relays reducing costs, 18 years of safety, preventing shaft current, four tips for bearing maintenance, and the 2016 Safety Study. Link to each article below.
Wire manufacturer finds a way to eliminate hazard and control labor spending.
Baldor's Belton, South Carolina, manufacturing plant hasn’t had a lost-time incident since 1998.
Awareness and testing for potential shaft current on motors can help companies experience fewer problems with downtime and equipment failure.
Companies need to take care of their bearings because they can cause lasting damage to an electric motor if they don't. Best practices include proper storage and maintenance and avoiding counterfeit bearings.
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Safety Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries,
This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, October 17-23, for articles published within the last two months.
Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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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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