Nick Schiltz

Nick Schiltz is a copywriter for Grace Technologies located in Davenport, Iowa. The company specializes in electrical safety products and predictive maintenance solutions. During his five years at Grace, Schiltz has published more than 250 blog posts ranging in topics from electrical safety best practices to the future impact of the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in the industrial space.

Articles by Nick Schiltz

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Electrical Systems September 24, 2022

How to make absence of voltage testing safer and more productive

Absence of voltage testing is a hot topic among safety experts and electrical safety manufacturers and permanent electrical safety devices (PESDs) can help improve safety.

By Nick Schiltz
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Safety September 12, 2022

4 easy methods to improve an electrical safety program

Maintaining a valuable safety culture, training, annual audits and investing in safety measures help enhance an electrical safety program.

By Nick Schiltz
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Electrical Systems September 1, 2022

How food and beverage companies can upgrade their electrical safety programs

How fast-paced work environments and reactive maintenance lead to a higher rate of injuries and OSHA violations, and the role training plays.

By Nick Schiltz
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 August 25, 2022

The ROI of IIoT: Safety and productivity benefits

The IIoT promises to reduce downtime and save money, especially when applied to legacy equipment.

By Nick Schiltz
Cloud-based monitoring of production assets stationed at the edge is empowering remote monitoring as part of preventive or predictive maintenance programs.
IIoT, Industrie 4.0 April 18, 2022

Remote monitoring of temperature and vibration

How cloud-based predictive maintenance technology makes it easy

By Nick Schiltz
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated/Steve Rourke, CFE Media and Technology
Safety December 23, 2021

Designing your reliability journey

Safety is improved by disciplined operating and maintenance practices and keeping reliability strong.

By Nick Schiltz
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Electrical December 21, 2021

How to perform a safer, smarter, and more productive LOTO procedure

Failure to perform proper mechanical or electrical lockout/tagout (LOTO) can lead to electrocution, electrical shock, arc-flash, and other hazards.

By Nick Schiltz
Courtesy: Grace Technologies
Maintenance August 13, 2021

Benefits of a predictive maintenance system for monitoring vibration

Continuously and remotely monitoring vibration with a predictive maintenance system can help is better than waiting for a system to fail.

By Nick Schiltz
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Electrical July 7, 2021

Safer, smarter and more productive electrical maintenance

Regularly checking critical assets' operating temperature and other key functions pays a huge return on investment (ROI) by preventing unexpected shutdowns.

By Nick Schiltz
Courtesy: Cincinnati Incorporated
Safety June 30, 2021

Four steps to improve safety and reliability

Companies looking to improve their safety plan should aim high and focus on things they can immediately improve to gain credibility.

By Nick Schiltz
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