Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, April 3-9: Product of the Year, LED mistakes, HVLS basics, more

Articles about the 2016 Product of the Year winners, mistakes to avoid when upgrading LEDs, HVLS basics, ac induction motors, and permanent magnet motors were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, April 3-9. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra April 10, 2017

Plant Engineering‘s top 5 most read articles from Apr. 3-9, covered the 2016 Product of the Year winners, mistakes to avoid when upgrading LEDs, HVLS basics, ac induction motors, and permanent magnet motors. Link to each article below.

1. 2016 Product of the Year Awards

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

2. Seven mistakes to avoid when upgrading your plant to LEDs

Mistakes to avoid when highlighting your plant to LED include choosing the wrong watt level, not using available technology, and making a purchasing without doing your homework.

3. HVLS basics: Balancing the air temperature

Destratification creates more comfort and lower costs for plants throughout the entire year.

4. Understanding ac induction motor basics

Knowing how magnetism and electromagnetic induction work are crucial to understanding how an ac induction motor works and functions.

5. Understanding permanent magnet motors

A permanent magnet (PM) motor is an ac motor that uses magnets imbedded into or attached to the surface of the motor’s rotor. This article provides an elementary understanding behind the terminology, concepts, theory, and physics behind PM motors.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, April 3-9, for articles published within the last two months.

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