Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, August 3-9: Food facility lighting, preventive maintenance strategies, preserving power quality, more

Articles about choosing lighting for a food facility, achieving preventive maintenance, preserving power quality, mitigating damaging harmonics, and achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance were Plant Engineering’s five most-clicked articles from last week, August 3-9. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra August 10, 2015

Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Aug. 3-9, covered choosing lighting for a food facility, achieving preventive maintenance, preserving power quality, mitigating damaging harmonics, and achieving world-class manufacturing maintenance. Link to each article below.

1. How to choose the best lighting for a food facility

When selecting LED or fluorescent lighting for a food facility or warehouse, understand that each type is better suited for some areas rather than others.

2. Five strategies to achieve world-class preventive maintenance

Consider these five strategies to help your team establish a world-class preventive maintenance program and experience the resulting operational gains.

3. Preserving power quality in changing times

Despite system improvements, grounding and monitoring still are important considerations.

4. Mitigate damaging harmonics with effective UPS design

It’s important to understand what creates these harmonics and how the transformerless uninterruptible power supply (UPS) design mitigates these harmful harmonics in the power system.

5. 10 steps to achieve world-class manufacturing maintenance practices

Lean out your maintenance process and deliver cost savings and greater efficiency.

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

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