Mechanical - Motors, Drives

Throughput is mindset based on passion and process

Rapid changes in the market and in technology require managers to continuously troubleshoot, as... » more

VFD efficiency: Three best practices

The use of variable frequency drives (VFDs) has many benefits including improved process control,... » more

Considerations for using VFDs with standard motors

End users desire speed and/or torque control procure and install VFDs to modify existing... » more

2016 Product of the Year Finalists

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Manufacturing index rises in October

The Purchasing Manufacturers’ Index (PMI) rose to 51.9% with the manufacturing industry showing... » more

Avoid efficiency loss during motor repairs

Assessing the motor before repairs and a well thought-out preventive maintenance program can help... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles: October 17-23: Arc flash relays, 18 years of safety, preventing shaft current, more

Articles about arc flash relays reducing costs, 18 years of safety, preventing shaft current, four... » more

VFDs offer cost-effective benefits for plants

Variable frequency drives (VFDs) are designed to reduce energy usage by controlling the speed of... » more

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Tow tractor automated lift truck

The Raymond Courier 320 is designed to automate horizontal towing in a number of operations that involve transferring parts to production lines, as well as, finished goods to warehouse facilities. » more

Variable volume pump

The variable volume pump immediately responds to changes in the discharge line to provide optimum delivery of a liquid with changing viscosity. » more

Position hinge with compact design

The RT-50 position hinge is designed to hold the angle of mounted components in any position.  » more

2016 Product of the Year Finalists

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Optical rotary torque sensors

The TorqSense ORT 230/240 Series of optical rotary torque sensors are designed for low torque and high bandwidth applications with a rotary and static torque measurement up to 100Nm and bandwidth up to 50kHz.  » more

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Machine Safety Blog

Machine Safety: Benefits of safety assessments, risk...

The need to evaluate hazards and apply corrective actions to reduce... » more

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Videos

IMTS 2016 CFE Media Interview with Jeff Brown, VP of...

VP of IoT/Embedded Sales at Dell, Inc., Jeff...

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How will your plant implement the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) strategies in 2016?
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