Material Handling

Material Handling October 14, 2019

Manufacturing technology orders decline

Manufacturing orders overall declined in August 2019, but there was some growth in the Southeast and Northeast did show increases in their respective regions.

By Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
Material Handling November 2, 2018

Reader forum – 1970-01-01

Cooking oil controversyI am writing regarding the ReaderForum submission, "Consider the codes" (PE, January 2001, p 7).In the part about using cooking oil to stop evaporation of water in traps, the letter's author makes a fundamental logic error in interpreting the plumbing code. I do not have a copy of that code so I am assuming that he quoted all relevant sections accurately in making his de...

By Staff
Material Handling October 30, 2018

Technique developed to join aluminum to steel

Friction stir dovetailing is effective in joining thicker metal structures such as aluminum to steel.

By Dr. Neil Canter, Chemical Solutions
Material Handling October 30, 2018

Mild steel welding: find the right filler

Understand the metal characteristics to make the right choice for steel welding.

By Matt Underwood
Material Handling October 4, 2018

Make the right choice on sample preconditioning

Follow the checklist to find the right way to sample and measure gases before it reaches the conditioning system near the analyzer.

By Randy Rieken, Swagelok
Material Handling August 23, 2018

AI and maintenance: Embracing the numbers

Hitachi-Sullair partnership focuses on optimizing repairs.

By Plant Engineering
Material Handling July 2, 2018

Despite tariff fears, PMI jumps 1.5 percentage points

Index hits 60.2% while manufacturers worry about trade war and supply chain issues.

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Material Handling 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
Material Handling June 20, 2018

Time for a tougher tablet

Industrial-grade mobile devices are needed for harsh environments to make the most of the data being harvested by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).

By Chris Ealahan, Teguar Corporation
Material Handling May 29, 2018

Improving product flow in a food manufacturing facility

Improving product flow and reducing inefficiencies such as lack of automation and reducing the potential for injuries is crucial for a food manufacturing facility.

By Jonah Petoskey, Stellar