Thursday, April 12, 2018
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Sags, swells, and voltage deviation effects for troubleshooting motors
Sags, swells, and voltage deviation effects for troubleshooting motors

National Electrical Manufacturers’ Association (NEMA) standard MG1 states that “motors shall operate successfully” so long as the supplied voltage is within ±10% of rated [§ 12.44]; i.e., from 414 V up to 506 Volts for a nominally 460 V motor. But “successful” doesn’t mean efficient or reliable operation: in MG1, NEMA... Read More

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Improving documentation change control process
Improving documentation change control process

In regulated environments, companies are expected to establish procedures for document change control as a way of ensuring product quality and safety. Any changes made to the product, system or... 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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How to Improve Troubleshooting Efficiency on the Plant Floor: Your questions answered
How to Improve Troubleshooting Efficiency on the Plant Floor: Your questions answered

The "How to Improve Troubleshooting Efficiency on the Plant Floor" webcast was presented live on Mar. 28, 2018, by Alex Leclerc, CEO, Poka. The webcast can be found here. Leclerc supplied... Read More

Technology, people converge at Hannover Messe 2018
Technology, people converge at Hannover Messe 2018

The convergence of technology and people will be at the forefront of Hannover Messe 2018, taking place April 23-27 in Hannover, Germany. "The integration of automation technology, IT... Read More

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CFE Edu: Safety Arc Flash
Catapult your career forward at CFE Edu—an online educational platform with exclusive content built for you. 1 AIA CES approved LU/HSW available for attendees. This course will help you identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to maintaining a safe work environment.
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Upcoming Webcast
New Alternatives for Voltage Testing
This webcast will provide a framework around Absence of Voltage testing. With a number of voltage verifying tools and devices on the market, plant and safety managers can gain clarity on potential hazards, and support compliance when used as part of the lockout/tagout process described in NFPA 70E.

Thursday, April 26, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsor: Panduit
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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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