Energy Management - Electrical Systems

Control room temperatures: Strategies to beat the heat

Air-to-water exchangers can reduce variable frequency drive (VFD) heat exposure. » more

Microgrids drive a new energy strategy

Energy master planning provides a bridge to the future by using microgrids to help manufacturers... » more

Natural gas from new sources

The convergence of three technologies—horizontal drilling tools, smart drill feedback... » more

Seven mistakes to avoid when upgrading your plant to LEDs

Mistakes to avoid when highlighting your plant to LED include choosing the wrong watt level, not... » more

Improving power factor to reduce energy demand charges, increase capacity

Low power is not only inefficient, but can also be expensive over the life of an electrical system.... » more

Five ideas to start on the path to energy efficiency

If the goal is to save money on energy at an industrial facility, taking proper care of the... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: January 9-January 15: Lowering compressed air costs, methods for motor testing, keeping DC motors healthy, more

Articles about lowering compressed air costs, methods for motor testing, keeping DC motors healthy,... » more

Direct drive panel fan

The direct drive APW Panel Fans are designed to provide aerodynamically efficient performance with... » more

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Products

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Refrigerated air dryer series

The FLEX Series refrigerated air dryer is designed to efficiently remove liquid from compressed air by harnessing latent heat produced as it converts from solid to liquid or liquid to solid. » more

Wireless digital flowmeters

A line of digital flowmeters with wireless capability use a Zigbee mesh network protocol to measure and monitor compressed air use, trends, and historical data. » more

Rotary screw air compressor series

The RS185 to RS260 oil-flooded rotary screw air compressors provide a more energy-efficient solution for customers with high-capacity air requirements. » more

Electropneumatic valve positioner

The EP500 is an ergonomically designed electropneumatic valve positioner that has a cast aluminum enclosure that is suitable for outdoor installations. » more

Mobile portable compressor

The M58 mobile portable compressor is designed for demanding applications such as demolition, sandblasting, and construction. » more

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Research Analyst Blog

Machine-tool industry limiting growth in the motion...

The machine-tool industry continues to be the largest sector for the... » more

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Videos

Lubrication strategy and energy management

Plant Engineering content manager Bob Vavra...

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