Friday, April 6, 2018
Maintenance Electrical Mechanical Energy Management Plant Automation Safety
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Full speed in washdown? Not so fast!
Full speed in washdown? Not so fast!

Many food processing plants have pumps in place for their cleaning system; pumps which are used for washdown in the plant. Many of the pumps are original, or the system design is original to the plant. These systems often were designed when the plant had less production and was not as concerned with water and energy... Read More

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Know the score about SCCR
Know the score about SCCR

If you ignore the short circuit current rating (SCCR) of an industrial panel it might just go away anyway—and by “go away” I mean that the panel might self-destruct.  If the available current... Read More

Total harmonic distortion effects on motors
Total harmonic distortion effects on motors

Prior to the advent of the transistor, electrical loads were linear: their consumption of current resembled voltage’s sine wave. Resistive loads consumed current in sync with voltage, inductive... Read More

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AVO offers the largest selections of Hands-On, Electrical Maintenance Training Courses available. A few of our maintenance courses include; Substation Maintenance I & II, Protective Relay Maintenance, Circuit Breaker Maintenance, Cable Splicing, and more. Learn more.
Testing steam trap stations by temperature
Testing steam trap stations by temperature

The relationship between steam pressure and temperature makes temperature measurement extremely helpful in understanding many different operating conditions of steam components in the steam and... Read More

Defining motor service factor
Defining motor service factor

There are many misconceptions about motor service factor (SF) in the industry. Some feel it is meant for temporary excursions into overload conditions, others consider it to be an allowance for... Read More

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CFE Edu: Safety Arc Flash
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lloT: Machines, Equipment & Asset Management
Articles in this digital report highlight technologies that enable Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies. These include easier real-time sensor data access via tablets, PC-based control, data analytics, smarter machines, cybersecurity, how to get data more easily from maintenance software, human machine interfaces and controllers, along with easier industrial connectivity. Click here to view.
Upcoming Webcast
Power Distribution
As greater industrialization feeds the need for plants to work smarter, harder and with more connectivity, plant managers need a more consistent level of reliability and safety, which demands a more efficient system.

This webcast will discuss the increasing pressures on power distribution in the modern plant and the impact it has.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.


Sponsors: CAT Rental Power, StarLine
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Multi-axis positioners
Multi-axis positioners

Multi-axis positioners from LazerArc come in two, three, four, and five axis varieties. Multi-axis... Read More

Managed switches
Managed switches

The 2000 series of managed switches gives machine builders an affordable switch with multicast... Read More

Remote monitoring system
Remote monitoring system

The Sentinel system from Sensaphone uses cloud technology to provide supervised 24/7 remote... Read More

Serial device servers
Serial device servers

Mencom Serial Device Servers are designed to allow industrial devices to be directly accessible... Read More

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