Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, April 17-23: Electrical design, maintenance and the IIoT, Product of the Year, more

Articles about electrical design, maintenance and the IIoT, the 2016 Product of the Year winners, IIoT's emergence, and predictive and preventive maintenance were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, April 17-23. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra April 24, 2017

Plant Engineering‘s top 5 most read articles from Apr. 17-23, covered electrical design, maintenance and the IIoT, the 2016 Product of the Year winners, IIoT’s emergence, and predictive and preventive maintenance. Link to each article below.

1. Electrical design as easy as N-E-C

A step-by-step look at how to rework a motor branch circuit as well as tips when a motor control center (MCC) is not involved in the project.

2. Prepare your maintenance program for the IIoT

Companies looking to implement the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) into their maintenance program need to understand its benefits and how they can take advantage of its potential by implementing reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) and condition-based maintenance (CBM).

3. 2016 Product of the Year Awards

The 2016 Product of the Year Grand, Gold, Silver, and Bronze award winners are honored.

4. IIoT’s emergence just a matter of when

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) will continue to grow as more investments are made and technology and skills continue to develop.

5. Predictive, preventive, and breakdown maintenance tips

Predictive, preventive, and breakdown maintenance are common maintenance programs that provide their own unique benefits and plant managers should know when to employ them.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, April 17-23, for articles published within the last two months.

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