Wednesday, March 2, 2016
Maintenance Electrical Mechanical Energy Management Plant Automation Safety
Featured Item
Cool facts about cooling electric motors
Cool facts about cooling electric motors

It's fascinating to see the different ways engineers have devised to do the same thing, yet reassuring to know how much remains unchanged even after a century of electric motors. One aspect of motors that could fit in both categories is the way they are cooled. This article takes a look at various cooling methods and... Read More

More Headlines
Involving operators in equipment maintenance plan
Involving operators in equipment maintenance plan

The success of your equipment maintenance plan (EMP) will depend on how involved operators were in its development and implementation. Are operator experience and abilities underutilized in your... Read More

Turn your air compressors into a sustainable source of energy
Turn your air compressors into a sustainable source of energy

Resources are limited and consumption is huge. While we are talking about sustainability and optimum use of unrenewable energy, the ground fact is that a large section of industrial fuel is still... Read More

Sponsorship
Kaeser's new Compressed Air Engineering Handbook: Basic Principles, Tips and Suggestions is a system design engineering guide covering the fundamentals of compressed air technology and highlights ways to improve efficiency in a compressed air system. Download now.
In hazardous areas, sensor safety rating is crucial
In hazardous areas, sensor safety rating is crucial

A significant proportion of industrial equipment will be deployed in hazardous areas, or possibly applications that require a functional safety assessment. Hazardous areas include locations where... Read More

Preventing VFD faults and failures
Preventing VFD faults and failures

Variable frequency drive (VFD) technologies support an expansive range of machine tasks and robotics in automated warehouses, logistics, manufacturing, and process industries. Properly sized and... Read More

Linked In Twitter Facebook Google+ Rss
Featured Item
Digital Edition
Did you know a digital version of the magazine is released every month? It is easily viewed from your desktop or tablet device and includes interactive links. The January/February issue includes the 2015 Salary Survey.
Learn more.
Sponsorship
Compressed Air Strategies Digital Report
It’s often called the “fifth utility.” Compressed air plays a vital role in most manufacturing plants, and availability of compressed air is crucial to a wide variety of operations. When we talk about energy management in manufacturing, compressed air often gets overlooked.
Download the digital report.
Upcoming Webcast
How to cut AEC costs down in a Demanding Market with High Definition Laser Scanning
Presenter Jon Sever will discuss how to utilize Faro Laser Scanners and various scanning engineering applications to reduce costs and will explain three case studies on the following: Why use HDLS for documenting, an overview of how to use HDLS, and the expected return on investment. Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion.

Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: FARO Technologies
Register now.
Products
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

Related Content
Sponsorship
2015 Energy Management Study
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2015 Energy Management Study identified six high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today. Access the full 2015 report.