Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, September 11-17: motor repair, causes of bearing failure, 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40, and more

Articles about motor repair, causes of bearing failure, 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40, unleashing captive data, and reducing energy waste were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, September 11-17. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media September 18, 2017

Plant Engineering’s top 5 most read articles from September 11-17, covered  motor repair, causes of bearing failure, 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40, unleashing captive data, and reducing energy waste. Link to each article below.

1. DC motor repair rewinding tips

Whether to repair or replace a motor is a decision that must take the specific business’s needs and budget into account.

2. Unexpected causes of bearing failure

There are many moving parts to any piece of equipment. One moving part requiring particular attention are the bearings. When maintained and operating well, they allow the machinery to run with very few problems. When the bearings fail, though, the motor fails along with it.

3. 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40

Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are honored to have discovered and to serve the 35 engineering professionals named as this year’s Engineering Leaders Under 40.

4. Unleash data held captive

Ways and means for achieving the free flow of information.

5. Five ways to reduce energy waste in manufacturing processes

Companies can reduce their electric bill by avoiding energy expenditure spikes, monitoring their energy during downtimes, and investing in compressed air technology.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, September 11-17, for articles published within the last two months.

Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media, sgrayson@cfemedia.com.

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