Maintenance
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
Maintenance 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
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Maintenance December 12, 2018

Shifting safety to a profit center

Cost avoidance, better networks make better financial sense.

By Steve Elliott
Maintenance Strategy
A controls and automation upgrade to this traverse winder included eight Siemens S120 Vector drive systems to uncoil, slit, and recoil copper. Six Siemens S120 Servo drive systems were used for traversing. Courtesy: Electronic Drives & Controls Inc.
Maintenance Strategy December 13, 2018

Controls upgrade boosts machine productivity 40%

Machine running speed nearly doubled with greater product control, quick ROI.

By Chuck Dillard
Asset Management
Asset Management July 3, 2018

How to manage IoT implementations

Evaluating the current state of the organization is key to understanding where and how to start implementing an Internet of Things (IoT) solution.

By Nicole Dyess, Motors@Work
Lean Maintenance
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Lean Maintenance December 7, 2018

Decision paralysis and what to do about it

Manufacturers must react swiftly to changing markets, technologies. Eight influencing factors are highlighted.

By Steve Beard
Contract Maintenance
Chart 1: Predictive maintenance market share 2017-2022. Courtesy: Cyient
Contract Maintenance December 4, 2018

Predictive maintenance market grows along with benefits

Tracking plant equipment health through data management a growing trend

By Dr. Sean Otto
Inventory
Inventory June 22, 2018

Strengthen, secure the supply chain

As the modern supply chain gets more sophisticated, it’s important to integrate your data with your suppliers.

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media