Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: October 17-23: Arc flash relays, 18 years of safety, preventing shaft current, more

Articles about arc flash relays reducing costs, 18 years of safety, preventing shaft current, four tips for bearing maintenance, and the 2016 Safety Study were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, October 17-23. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Chris Vavra October 24, 2016

Plant Engineering top 5 most read articles from Oct. 17-23, covered arc flash relays reducing costs, 18 years of safety, preventing shaft current, four tips for bearing maintenance, and the 2016 Safety Study. Link to each article below. 

1. How an arc flash relay reduces costs

Wire manufacturer finds a way to eliminate hazard and control labor spending.

2. Safety, every day—for 18 years

Baldor’s Belton, South Carolina, manufacturing plant hasn’t had a lost-time incident since 1998.

3. Prevent shaft current from causing motor damage

Awareness and testing for potential shaft current on motors can help companies experience fewer problems with downtime and equipment failure.

4. Four ways to take care of bearings

Companies need to take care of their bearings because they can cause lasting damage to an electric motor if they don’t. Best practices include proper storage and maintenance and avoiding counterfeit bearings.

5. 2016 Safety Study: Seven key findings

Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2016 Safety Study identified seven high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries,

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, October 17-23, for articles published within the last two months. 

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