Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, February 29 to March 6: Cooling electric motors, preventing VFD faults and failures, equipment maintenance plans, more

Articles about cooling electric motors, preventing VFD faults and failures, operators in equipment maintenance plans, augmented reality, and an offer for the "Digital Enterprise" were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, February 29 to March 6. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
By Erin Dunne March 7, 2016

Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Feb. 29-Mar. 6, covered cooling electric motors, preventing VFD faults and failures, operators in equipment maintenance plans, augmented reality, and a "Digital Enterprise" offer. Link to each article below. 

1. Cool facts about cooling electric motors

Whether it’s an old or new design, the process of lowering motor temperatures is based on the same principles. Learn the various cooling methods and how they can be improved for special occasions. 

2. Preventing VFD faults and failures

Following these best practices can help prevent voltage drops, overload trips, and other common VFD faults and serious failures before they occur. 

3. Involving operators in equipment maintenance plan 

The success of your equipment maintenance plan (EMP) will depend on how involved operators were in its development and implementation.

4. Augmented reality essential for the next generation of skilled workers 

Augmented reality solutions visually enhance a worker’s access to information required to perform a job including steps, cautions, knowledge from expert workers, schematics, and any other digitized data. 

5. Siemens extends offering for the "Digital Enterprise"

At Hannover Messe 2016, Siemens will be showcasing an array of innovations in the fields of power distribution, automation, and drive technology as well as industrial software. 

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, February 29 to March 6, for articles published within the last two months. 

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