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Maintenance Strategy

Compressed Air May 11, 2020

Detect leaks with acoustic imaging

Consider reaching beyond ultrasonic leak detection to find pesky compressed air leaks

By Ron Marshall
Courtesy: ATS
Maintenance May 8, 2020

Your questions answered: Maintenance technology and the industrial skills gap

Apply best practices to maintenance operations despite shortages in talented industrial personnel

By Jim Freaner and Jeff Kosiorek
Courtesy: Wood Library-Museum of Anesthesiology
Maintenance April 29, 2020

Non-destructive testing provider contributes to consortium for ventilator production

First marketed in 1957, Bird Mark 7 returns as open-source ventilator solution

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: AVO Training Institute
Maintenance Strategy April 19, 2020

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 13-19, 2020

Articles about best practices for essential manufacturing, COVID-19 safety, protecting the supply chain, asset performance management and robots fighting COVID-19 were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 13-19, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Courtesy: Niagara Bottling
Maintenance April 17, 2020

Maintain material traceability in LMS-commissioned plants

Introducing manual processes in line management systems (LMS)-commissioned plants can harm material traceability

By Oladeji Andrew
Courtesy: Swagelok
Safety April 13, 2020

Swagelok shares its best practices for essential manufacturing operations

Company ran table-top exercise in recent years to gauge impact of possible pandemic; key documents used to define concepts and actions taken

By Kevin Parker
Courtesy: Center for Bits and Atoms, MIT
Safety April 13, 2020

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles April 6-12, 2020

Articles about disposable face shield manufacturing, digital twins, asset performance management, COVID-19's impact on manufacturing and digital transformation were Plant Engineering’s five most clicked articles from April 6-12, 2020. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Sensors, Vision April 9, 2020

Improve plant uptime with advanced sensing systems

What every plant manager must know about today’s sensing systems

By Westin Siemsglusz
Courtesy: CFE Media
Asset Management April 8, 2020

Conduct asset performance management with a software-based approach

Unite separate parts of the organization, allowing teams to work collectively

By Emrah Ercan
Courtesy: Bentley Systems
Energy Management April 6, 2020

Digital twins drive innovation in the energy sector

Representations also serve as interfaces to further information

By Anne-Marie Walters