Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 26 to June 1
Low power factor can drain generation capacity, waste energy, and increase maintenance costs with excessive heating of equipment.
Plant managers should challenge old beliefs about maintenance and adopt new ones and should believe that with careful study and continual refinement, each and every failure can be addressed either through redesign or careful application of a proactive maintenance task.
According to the data in this report, 33% of manufacturing facilities have energy reduction goals of at least 10% for the upcoming year, and another 40% are aiming to cut energy consumption by 5% to 10%.
4. How the EPA’s clean water regulations will impact manufacturers
For more than 10 years, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has been working to update the regulations for water intake at industrial and power facilities, including manufacturing plants, as part of the Clean Water Act. Manufacturers are now gearing up to comply with the new terms.
Planning for safety is crucial to protecting your workers and facilities from accidents and mishaps. Taking steps now to ensure your workers are safe from injury protects yourself from liability. Below are 12 tactics for improving safety in manufacturing facilities.
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