Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, October 19-25: Robotic vehicles, NFPA 70E, hands-on manufacturing, more

Articles about robotic vehicles, NFPA 70E, a hands-on approach to manufacturing, predictive maintenance, and supporting arc flash incident energy analysis were Plant Engineering's five most-clicked articles from last week, October 19-25. Were you out last week? Miss something? You can catch up here.
By Erin Dunne October 26, 2015

Plant Engineering Top 5 most read articles online, for Oct. 19-Oct 25, covered robotic vehicles, NFPA 70E, a hands-on approach to manufacturing, predictive maintenance, and supporting arc flash incident energy analysis. Link to each article below.

1. Robotic vehicles are not the highest form of auto technology, MIT professor says

David Mindell, and MIT professor, argues against the idea of fully automated cars and vehicles and says that while technology advances ae good, it is a fallacy to believe that artificial intelligence advances for driverless vehicles will make the roads safer.

2. NFPA 70E: Raising the standard

The latest updates to NFPA 70E require plant managers to re-examine their electrical safety programs.

3. A hands-on approach to manufacturing 

The IIoT will spark a plant floor revolution. Here’s how to get ready for it.

4. Predictive maintenance: Analyze data properly

Smart maintenance keeps that ‘new machine feeling’ intact.

5. 10 essential steps to support arc flash incident energy analysis

These 10 essential steps after receipt of an arc-flash incident energy analysis will help enhance personnel and equipment protection, and help support compliance with NFPA and OSHA standards.

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