Electrical
Changes in the 2018 NFPA’s 70E Standard result in a clearer understanding of energized work and help reduce electrical incidents. Courtesy: Eaton
Electrical December 17, 2018

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles December 10-16

Articles about the Product of the Year finalists, System Integrator of the Year winners, the Top Plant winners, NFPA 70E standard changes, and selecting the right industrial gear oil were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 10-16, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Changes in the 2018 NFPA’s 70E Standard result in a clearer understanding of energized work and help reduce electrical incidents. Courtesy: Eaton
Electrical December 9, 2018

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles December 3-9

Articles about the Product of the Year finalists, NFPA 70E standard changes, three phases of industrial digital transformation, linear motion considerations, and sensor communication were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from December 3-9, 2018. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Switchgear
Figure 3. Typical speed torque curves. Courtesy: EASA
Switchgear November 9, 2018

What’s in a nameplate?

Information helps the selection of the right motor regardless of application.

By Jim Bryan
Power Systems
Energy losses for motors include core losses in the stator and rotor and friction and windage according to the Nov. 30 webcast presentation "Repair Best Practices to Maintain Motor Efficiency." Courtesy: CFE Media, EASA
Power Systems December 12, 2018

Repair Best Practices to Maintain Motor Efficiency: Your Questions Answered

Webcast presenter Tom Bishop answered questions about topics such as measuring efficiency of installed motors, common difficulties, and power factor (PF).

By Tom Bishop, PE
Arc Flash
Arc Flash December 17, 2018

ABB to realign around digital industries

Four divisions focus on robotics, electrification, industrial automation, and motion.

By Bob Vavra
Power Quality
The Pivot 2.0’s wide variety of speeds and positions is designed to provide the precise air movement the user wants—whether it’s down an aisle or assembly line, around obstructions or in low-ceilinged spaces. Courtesy: Big Ass Fans
Power Quality November 11, 2018

Ventilation fan for precise air movement

The Pivot 2.0’s wide variety of speeds and positions is designed to provide the precise air movement the user wants—whether it’s down an aisle or assembly line, around obstructions or in low-ceilinged spaces.

By Big Ass Fans