Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: September 5-11: Standby generation as a profit center, Phoenix Contact president Jack Nehlig, four causes of water hammer damage, more
Articles about standby generation as a profit center, Phoenix Contact president Jack Nehlig, four causes of water hammer damage, how to Lean into daily improvement, and IMTS returns to Chicago were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, September 5-11. Were you out? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering top 5 most read articles from September 5-11, covered standby generation as a profit center, Phoenix Contact president Jack Nehlig, four causes of water hammer damage, how to Lean into daily improvement, and IMTS returns to Chicago. Link to each article below.
For healthcare centers, universities, and government facilities, it has been typical ot install diesel engine-generator sets as standby generation. They are able to pick up critical elements of the facility electrical load if the utility power goes down.
Phoenix Contact president Jack Nehlig seeing the pieces come together.
Water hammer is not only a system issue; it is primarily a safety issue. Understanding the nature and severity of water hammer in a steam and condensate system will allow plants to avoid the safety issues and destructive forces.
The first step in this "make it yours" approach was to make the company's problems visible.
IMTS is the 31st edition of the premier manufacturing technology show in North America. More than 2,000 exhibiting companies will occupy 1.3 million net square feet of exhibit space at the McCormick Place complex in Chicago.
This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, September 5-11, for articles published within the last two months.
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