Mechanical & Electrical

Mechanical & Electrical December 18, 2023

Welding technique for composite metal foam developed

Researchers at North Carolina State University have identified a welding technique that can be used to join composite metal foam (CMF) components together without impairing the properties that make CMF desirable.

By Matt Shipman
Mechanical & Electrical December 9, 2023

Thin insulation market to almost double in growth by 2033

The thin insulation market is expected to show strong growth and almost double in value to around $4 billion by 2033.

By Future Market Insights
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology
Mechanical & Electrical November 16, 2023

Key components and current revisions of the National Electrical Code (NEC)

The National Electrical Code (NEC) is designed to safeguard individuals and property from potential electrical hazards. Learn how it has evolved over the past several decades.

By Herbert Post
Mechanical & Electrical November 8, 2023

Your questions answered: Power and electrical systems maintenance

During a webcast on May 9, 2023, the presenters explained extending the life of the equipment, increasing facility uptime and improving plant safety.

By Plant Engineering
Mechanical & Electrical October 23, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: October 16-22, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content over the past week covered low-voltage dry type transformers, fastener redesign, 5G lighthouse smart factories and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Mechanical & Electrical October 10, 2023

Measure electrical safety program effectiveness

Contact with or exposure to electrical energy is a leading cause of occupational fatalities. Yet lost time electrical injuries are among the rarest injuries in the workplace, contributing less than 0.2% (or 1 in 500) of all workplace injuries.

By Plant Engineering
New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $404.2 million in August according to the AMT. Courtesy: Association for Manufacturing Technology
Mechanical & Electrical October 9, 2023

August manufacturing technology orders grow

New orders of manufacturing technology totaled $404.2 million in August, which is a jump of more than 16% compared to July.

By Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
Mechanical & Electrical October 2, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: September 25 to October 1, 2023

Top 5 Plant Engineering content over the past week covered electric vehicle manufacturing, adjustable speed drives, Leaders Under 40 and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Chris Vavra
Image courtesy: Brett Sayles
Mechanical & Electrical September 28, 2023

Mechanical testing equipment growth expected to be strong

The mechanical testing equipment is expected to grow by more than 10% over the next decade and exceed $7 billion by 2032.

By Future Market Insights
Mechanical & Electrical September 6, 2023

How constant online diagnostics are the future of control valve maintenance

A Sept. 19 webcast examines how proactively addressing online connected positioners can help extend the life of control valves, which can reduce operational costs and downtime.

By Plant Engineering