Thursday, November 7, 2013
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A change in speed control strategy ramps up production for steel company
A change in speed control strategy ramps up production for steel company

TSA Manufacturing in Omaha, Neb., provides steel products and services to the construction, precast concrete, and structural steel markets. One machine—a thread roller that makes long steel threaded rods up to 1 in. diameter used in bridge construction—required extensive maintenance and replacement of worn-out... Read More

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9 things to know about electric pumps
9 things to know about electric pumps

1. Select the right pump for the application. Ask an application specialist to size pumps.2. Assure pumps meet all current standards and regulations.3. The more efficient the pump, the less energy... Read More

Five ways to reduce energy consumption in your plant
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You can’t manage what you don’t know. But there can be too much of a good thing. Most power distribution systems incorporate a host of equipment that can communicate and provide a vast amount of... Read More

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Increase motor reliability by monitoring and reducing operating temperature
Increase motor reliability by monitoring and reducing operating temperature

Although summer heat waves provide poignant reminders that “heat kills,” high temperatures can harm electric motors as well as people. In fact, operating a three-phase induction motor at just 10 C... Read More

Examine all factors when choosing between a reciprocating piston or rotary compressor
Examine all factors when choosing between a reciprocating piston or rotary compressor

When it comes to compressing air, there is more than one way to skin a cat, so to speak. If you’ve been in the market for a new air compressor, you’ve likely noticed this. There are a variety of... Read More

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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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