Wednesday, November 7, 2018
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Compressor rental: 7 myths and facts
Compressor rental: 7 myths and facts

There are many misconceptions about compressed air rental. Here are a few commonly-held misconceptions and some new thoughts on each topic: 1. MYTH: Air compressor rental is only for emergencies. FACT: Compressor rental should be planned. While compressed air rental services can be a savior during emergencies,... Read More

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Add encoders, control algorithms to provide step motor benefits
Add encoders, control algorithms to provide step motor benefits

As manufacturers use faster machines to increase throughput, open loop step motors reveal limitations in torque and acceleration rates while operating with increased heat and noise. If too much... Read More

Study explores prolonging the useful life of lubricants
Study explores prolonging the useful life of lubricants

Wind turbines towering hundreds of feet over many landscapes herald a future of endless, clean energy. But in a crucial sense, turbines remain rooted in the past: Much like with your car, their... Read More

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The modern supply chain must run at warp speed, and the tools available—from conveyors and robots to automatic picking systems and digital orders—have evolved to keep pace with the speed of change.
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Compressed air and VFDs: Get the most from your system: Your questions answered
Compressed air and VFDs: Get the most from your system: Your questions answered

The "Compressed air and VFDs: Get the most from your system" webcast was presented live on Oct. 9, 2018, by Jarrett Affolter from Ingersoll Rand. The webcast can be found here. He... Read More

Wireless alarms for facility showers are crucial to plant safety
Wireless alarms for facility showers are crucial to plant safety

Every industrial processing facility has alarms for all sorts of events. They can be simple things like high temperatures/pressures or tank overfill. It may, however, be more urgent such as a fire or... Read More

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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 October issue includes articles about functional safety, tools vs. sensors, and IMTS.
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2018 Predictive Maintenance Study: 5 key findings
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2018 Predictive Maintenance Study identified five important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today including predictive maintenance strategies, maintenance practices, and measuring return on investment (ROI).
Sponsored by: C&W Services. Download the study.
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CFE Media’s Global System Integrator Database
The newest version of the online database is even easier to use! Through this database you will be able to connect with System Integrators by searching their corporate profiles which highlight: industries served, engineering specialties, product experience, geography, and other pertinent data. Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database.
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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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