Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: December 19-December 25: 2016 Product of the Year Finalists, importance of short-circuit rating, 2016 Top Plant, more

Articles about 2016 Product of the Year Finalists, importance of short-circuit rating, 2016 Top Plant, bearing failures beyond root-cause analysis, and data management driving IIoT were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, December 19-December 25. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Brana Webb December 27, 2016

Plant Engineering‘s top 5 most read articles from December 19-December 25, covered 2016 Product of the Year Finalists, importance of short-circuit rating, 2016 Top Plant, bearing failures beyond root-cause analysis, and data management driving IIoT. Link to each article below.

1. 2016 Product of the Year Finalists

View the 114 Finalists across 15 categories; cast your vote for the 2016 Product of the Year

2. Why is short-circuit current rating important?

It is important to verify and improve short-circuit rating to remain in compliance.

3. 2016 Top Plant: A focus on people and culture 

While much of the U.S. automotive industry was struggling to survive the aftermath of the most recent recession, MFC Netform, the 2016 Plant Engineering Top Plant winner, held its own.

4. Diagnose bearing failures beyond root cause analysis

Take a ‘CSI’ approach to root cause analysis to look beyond the obvious to determine why bearings are failing. Six types of failures and 12 tips for determining the root cause are featured.


5. IBM: Data management is driving the IIoT revolution

Better analysis and more collaboration needed to take full advantage of IIoT’s accelerated use.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, December 19-December 25, for articles published within the last two months.

-Brana Webb, production coordinator, CFE Media, bwebb@cfemedia.com.