Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: August 22-26: Four causes of water hammer damage, designing your food plant for worker safety, rounding into shape, more

Articles about four causes of water hammer damage, designing your food plant for worker safety, rounding into shape, motor connection tips, and CMMS functions and benefits were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, August 22-26. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Erin Dunne August 29, 2016

Plant Engineering top 5 most read articles from August 22-26, covered four causes of water hammer damage, designing your food plant for worker safety, rounding into shape, motor connection tips, and CMMS functions and benefits. Link to each article below. 

1. Four causes of water hammer, and how to prevent damage

Water hammer is not only a system issue; it is primarily a safety issue. Understanding the nature and severity of water hammer in a steam and condensate system will allow plants to avoid the safety issues and destructive forces. 

2. How to design your food plant for worker safety

In a large food manufacturing plant, there are countless ways your workers can get injured. Work with your design team to properly address hazards. While there are many facility components to assess, begin by focusing on these four design areas. 

3. Rounding into shape: A tire manufacturer’s success rolls on

Parts and repair outsourcing is one strategy that helps Toyo Tire build a big success story in a small town.

4. Motor connection tips for avoiding costly mistakes

The following tips apply to common connections on machines with one speed at power frequency. 

5. Not just for maintenance: How CMMS benefits other functions 

By incorporating your quality and engineering teams into an advanced CMMS, you can enable better communication, increased productivity, and improved efficiency across your enterprise. Part 1 or a series. 

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, August 22-26, for articles published within the last two months. 

Erin Dunne, production coordinator, CFE Media, edunne@cfemedia.com.