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Optimizing pump reliability and performance
Optimizing pump reliability and performance

The offshore industry faces two main challenges: maximizing production within the limits of the reservoir, and minimizing operational costs while maintaining the safety of the platform. Pumps form one of the main groups of equipment that influence the outcome of both challenges and they require expert knowledge to... Read More

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Manage energy in your HVAC systems: Your questions answered
Manage energy in your HVAC systems: Your questions answered

The "Manage energy in your HVAC systems" webcast was presented live on Aug. 15, 2018, by Charlie Martin from Advanced Energy. The webcast can be found here. He supplied written answers... Read More

Battery developed to capture carbon dioxide from power plants
Battery developed to capture carbon dioxide from power plants

A battery developed by researchers at MIT could be made partly from carbon dioxide captured from power plants. Rather than attempting to convert carbon dioxide to specialized chemicals using metal... Read More

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AI’s hype hides practical benefits
AI’s hype hides practical benefits

In the discussion about artificial intelligence (AI) and its uses in everything from video games to shopping trips, the practical applications in the manufacturing realm may get overrun by the hype.... Read More

Method to protect power grid from cyber attacks developed
Method to protect power grid from cyber attacks developed

There is a new method in development that could protect the increasingly complex and connected power grid from attack. With increased connectivity, a new principle emerged: The more complex and... 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 September issue includes articles about the 2018 Engineering Leaders under 40, women in engineering, and reducing waste in the manufacturing process.
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AVO Training Institute
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.
Upcoming Webcast
Compressed air and VFDs: Get the most from your system
While system leaks are a critical cost center, another area compressed air managers must deal with is the energy used to create and distribute the air effectively throughout the plant.

Join Plant Engineering to examine the best practices around VFDs and compressed air and how to fine-tune your system for maximum efficiency.

Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsor: Ingersoll Rand
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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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Webinar: Implementing Prevention through Design (PtD) on the Factory Floor
Learn how new approaches to electrical safety management can mitigate potential hazards present across the plant environment. Register for the webinar.