Plant Engineering most-viewed content, January 2024

Read the best content in January 2024 including: Most-viewed content in 2023, predictive maintenance myths, compressed air analysis and more.

By Chris Vavra February 1, 2024
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The top 10 Plant Engineering most-viewed content online in January 2024 posted over the last three months covered most-viewed content in 2023, predictive maintenance myths, compressed air analysis and more. Catch up with a link to each article below.

1. Plant Engineering most-viewed content in 2023

The most-viewed stories published in 2023 included: Choosing the right flyback diode, robots improving team efficiency, using artificial intelligence and more.

2. Dispelling the top five predictive maintenance myths

When it comes to predictive maintenance, there are several common misconceptions and they can affect companies’ efforts to improve their operations.

3. An essential guide to compressed air system analysis, plus how to cut costs

Learn how to measure and analyze a compressed air system to help save energy and cut costs.

4. Firing hydrogen in utility-scale power boilers: What you need to know

Hydrogen has been used in boilers for decades. If implemented correctly, hydrogen can be used safely in industrial boilers to lower carbon footprints.

5. How to choose the right arc flash PPE

Emphasizing the critical importance of proper personal protective equipment (PPE) in safeguarding workers from the risks of arc flash events is critical.

6. Steps to take for successful condition-based maintenance and monitoring

Technology advances have made condition-based maintenance more attainable for companies of all sizes and budgets.

7. What are industry trends for variable frequency drives and variable speed drives?

Variable frequency drives (VFDs) and variable speed drives (VSDs) play a key role in manufacturing facilities and those are shifting and changing due to real-world and technology changes.

8. Three ways big data can realize sustainability, digital transformation initiatives

Real-time data provides business insights into sustainability and digital transformation gains in three key areas and can help companies realize their goals.

9. Collaboration to optimize battery manufacturing announced

Siemens is collaborating with Voltaiq to accelerate battery manufacturing, by combining their strengths to offer better capabilities for battery manufacturing-focused companies.

10. When and how to mitigate arc flash hazards in medium-voltage electrical systems

Mitigating arc flash hazards in medium-voltage systems could be performed in synergy to achieve optimal system reliability and safety

Author Bio: Chris Vavra is senior editor for WTWH Media LLC.