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Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 15-21

Articles about the Product of the Year winners, packaged boilers, IEEE 1584-2018, energy monitoring, and successful integration project tips were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 15-21. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra April 22, 2019
Figure 1. Bypass and configured packages include a replaceable variable frequency drive. Courtesy: Yaskawa

The top 5 most read articles online, from April 15-21 for Plant Engineering covered the Product of the Year winners, packaged boilers, IEEE 1584-2018, energy monitoring, and successful integration project tips. Links to each article below.

1. 2018 Product of the Year Winners

The 2018 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners are honored below and in the April 2018 print edition of Plant Engineering magazine.

2. VFD: Swap it or upgrade?

There’s a lot to know behind the process of replacing a drive.

3. Asset Conditioning Monitoring: Best Practices to Maximize Benefits: Your questions answered

Webcast presenter Shreeram Shanbhag answered additional questions about topics such as digital twins, asset maintenance strategy tips, data storage, and more.

4. Bumper crop

Flex-N-Gate looks to grow its business and help Detroit’s rebounding manufacturing base.

5. Why things break: Just the facts

A root cause failure analysis takes the guesswork out of downtime.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, April 15-21, for articles published within the last two months.

Chris Vavra, production editor, CFE Media, cvavra@cfemedia.com.


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra has been production editor for Control Engineering since 2014 and has worked for the magazine since 2011. He edits articles on all automation topics and has written on topics including robotics, power generation, IIoT, AI/machine learning, and more. He has a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature degree from North Central College and is also a self-published crime/mystery novelist on Amazon.