Machine Safety

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles August 12-18

Articles about safer plant machinery, skilled workforce, lubrication and bearings, long battery life, and baby steps with the IIoT were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from August 12-18. Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra August 19, 2019
Implementing safety systems helps ensure employees can work with peace of mind. Courtesy: Bosch Rexroth

The top 5 most read articles online, from August 12-18 for Plant Engineering covered safer plant machinery, skilled workforce, lubrication and bearings, long battery life, and baby steps with the IIoT. Links to each article below.

1. Four steps to safer plant machinery

Risk assessment is one key – and don’t forget the data.

2. Add skills to your skilled workforce

Tech college flexibility helps engineers, skilled workers continue education.

3. Understanding lubrication from the bearing’s perspective

Many factors can impact how proper use can avoid friction.

4. Achieving long battery life with remote wireless devices

A lower self-discharge rate leads to longer operating life for batteries and a lower cost of ownership for remote wireless devices.

5. Take baby steps on IIoT

Collect usable data as the first step toward effective analysis.

The list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on plantengineering.com, August 12-18, for articles published within the last two months.

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


Chris Vavra
Author Bio: Chris Vavra is an associate editor for Control Engineering 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.