Thursday, March 23, 2017
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Predictive vs. preventive: The debate—and the future
Predictive vs. preventive: The debate—and the future

The primary objective of an organization's maintenance function is to maximize the availability and efficiency of the organization's assets throughout their expected lifecycles at the lowest possible cost. Maintenance generally falls under two categories: reactive and proactive. Reactive maintenance, also known as... Read More

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Embracing IIoT's potential for maintenance
Embracing IIoT's potential for maintenance

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and the concept of IIoT for Maintenance are popular buzzwords in the maintenance world today. But what do they mean, and how can these concepts benefit... Read More

Smart devices make the difference when determining shutdown causes
Smart devices make the difference when determining shutdown causes

A process shuts down unexpectedly. A plant technician is called to find and fix the problem. No one witnessed exactly what happened. The technician must therefore systematically inspect the equipment... Read More

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Robotic safety: What you don't know
Robotic safety: What you don't know

With robotic safety, the adage, "What you don't know won't hurt you" doesn't apply, which is why the Robotic Industries Association (RIA) continues to teach about applicable robotic safety... Read More

RIP, HMI: Everything now is an interface
RIP, HMI: Everything now is an interface

HANNOVER, GERMANY: Farewell, HMI, and thanks for everything. The human-machine interface (HMI) has had a long and storied history in manufacturing, and its use as a simple way to manage 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 March issue includes stories on safer human-robot collaboration and the 2017 Maintenance Survey.
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Industrial Internet of Things Webcast Series 2017, Webcast One: Get your head into the cloud
Automation technologies are converging with information technologies. To handle growing volumes of data generated by IIoT-enabled devices, companies will need powerful data processing capability. Cloud-based environments transform how process-automation projects are engineered and instantiated, replacing client/server. This Webcast focuses on how emergent IIoT technologies change the way process and automation engineers execute projects and sustain productivity in today’s, and tomorrow’s, cyber-physical world.

One (1) Certified Professional Development Hour (PDH) available for all attendees.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: B+B SmartWorx and Rittal
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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

Pallet truck
Pallet truck

The Raymond Model 8250 AC walkie pallet truck is powered by lithium-ion technology. The recently... Read More

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