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2018 Maintenance Survey: Playing offense and defense
2018 Maintenance Survey: Playing offense and defense

There are two ways of looking at plant maintenance—as a defensive measure against the potential of downtime (preventive maintenance), or as an offensive strategy aimed at improving uptime and increasing asset life (predictive maintenance). Both are valid strategies, but predictive maintenance is gaining some more... Read More

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Using condition-based maintenance to optimize smart manufacturing operations
Using condition-based maintenance to optimize smart manufacturing operations

Manufacturing companies have numerous challenges in operations management like operating below production capacity, low margins, and the lack of visibility in plant operations, to name a few.... Read More

Turning Big Data analytics into actionable information
Turning Big Data analytics into actionable information

Some might assume Big Data analytics is synonymous with machine learning (ML) or artificial intelligence (AI), but this is incorrect. Although some aspects of these technologies may be used in Big... Read More

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Testing steam trap stations by temperature
Testing steam trap stations by temperature

The relationship between steam pressure and temperature makes temperature measurement extremely helpful in understanding many different operating conditions of steam components in the steam and... Read More

IIoT in the plant: three ways to profit
IIoT in the plant: three ways to profit

Buzzwords abound when it comes to technology in manufacturing: digital transformation, Industrie 4.0., and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Regardless of the terminology, manufacturers are... 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 March issue includes articles about Lean manufacturing, IIoT, arc flash, and cybersecurity.
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Upcoming Webcast
How to Improve Troubleshooting Efficiency on the Plant Floor
In this webcast, presenter Alex Leclerc will demonstrate how to create a standardized digital knowledge base of procedures and troubleshooting solutions for getting machines back online.

Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Attendees qualify for a Certificate of Completion.


Sponsor: Poka
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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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Maintenance & Safety Digital Report
The maintenance journey has been a long, slow trek for most manufacturers. It migrated to preventive maintenance, where work was done on a calendar schedule, and then to predictive maintenance, where the condition of the machine and its basic parts were monitored to understand their health, and parts replaced when performance began to deteriorate.
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