Mechanical

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Mechanical July 12, 2022

Cutting tool orders up 9% in Q1 2022

Cutting tool consumption totaled $175.4 million in the United States for the first quarter of 2022, which is an increase of more than 9% compared to 2021.

By Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT)
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Mechanical August 11, 2021

Metal fabrication show going live in September

FABTECH will return to Chicago Sept. 13-16, providing attendees with an opportunity to see the latest trends and products in person.

By FABTECH
Courtesy of STLE.
Lubrication November 17, 2022

Metalworking fluid management program announced

STLE is hosting its annual Metalworking Fluid Management Program, at the University of Akron in Ohio from February 21-23, 2023.

By Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)
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Motors, Drives November 9, 2022

Your questions answered: The impact of power quality events on motor driven equipment

What power quality events are, how they happen, and what to do

By Plant Engineering
A metallic pipe (left) and a CPVC pipe (right) after the same length of service. The metallic pipe has significant fouling inside, while the CPVC pipe remains in like-new condition.
Pumps November 15, 2022

The importance of fluid handling characteristics in piping material selection

Why CPVC fluid handling characteristics provide increased efficiency, less maintenance and overall piping system reliability versus metal

By Antenor Mejilla
Overgreasing creates additional heat and failure of equipment, as shown here. This motor bearing and shaft are dripping with grease.
Gears and Bearings October 10, 2022

Top 5 Plant Engineering content: October 3-9, 2022

The top 5 Plant Engineering content from the past week covered bearings, electric vehicles, management culture and more. Miss something? You can catch up here.

By Christina Miller
Electrification of mini excavators.
Hydraulics August 23, 2022

Electrification sparks mobile hydraulics growth

Vehicle electrification will offer mobile hydraulic suppliers an opportunity to innovate as vehicle original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) look to electrify their fleets.

By Brianna Jackson