Motors, Drives

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles Aug 2-8, 2021

Articles about tips and tools for efficient motor management, upcycling plastic waste into high-performing mechanical lubricant's, surge protective devices, and more were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from Aug 2-8, 2021. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Keagan Gay August 9, 2021
Courtesy: CFE Media, Advanced Energy Corp.

The top 5 most read articles online, from Aug 2-8, 2021, for Plant Engineering covered tips and tools for efficient motor management, upcycling plastic waste into high-performing mechanical lubricant’s, surge protective devices, and more. Links to each article below.

1. Motors & Drives: Tips and tools for efficient motor management, Part 2

Michael Lyda, motor and drive engineer with Advanced Energy Corp., explains tips and tools for efficient motor management in this transcript from a December 2020 webcast.

2. Motors & Drives: Tips and tools for efficient motor management, Part 1

Michael Lyda, motor and drive engineer with Advanced Energy Corp., explains tips and tools for efficient motor management in this transcript from a December 2020 webcast.

3. Upcycling plastic waste into high-performing mechanical lubricants

A multi-institutional research team is working on upcycling plastic waste into liquid lubricants, including oil, hydraulic fluids, heat transfer fluids and greases.

4. How to properly size surge protective devices

To specify an SPD, understand the ratings associated with its application.

5. Spare part inventory for maintenance organizations is critical

Maintenance organizations often need spare parts for various tasks, but keeping everything orderly is a challenge. Companies can change things, though. Consider seven steps and best practices highlighted here.

 

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, Aug 2-8, 2021, for articles published within the last two months.

Keagan Gay, digital media & production coordinator, CFE Media, kgay@cfemedia.com.


Keagan Gay
Author Bio: Keagan Gay is a digital media & production coordinator for CFE Media.