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Thursday, October 12, 2017
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Next generation of RCM: A more rigorous tool
Next generation of RCM: A more rigorous tool

Reliability centered maintenance (RCM) is today a rigorous and documented optimization process for asset-intensive organizations. But it really started as more of a philosophy—a philosophy in which each system in a plant, aircraft, ship, or other large asset had an optimal maintenance approach. In 1978, senior... Read More

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The hunger for reliability
The hunger for reliability

So summer is here in the US and when I think of summer I think of food from the grill, cold drinks and fun on the water around the Charleston area where I live. Just this last week I was out on the... Read More

Why the easy way is the right way
Why the easy way is the right way

Modern factories are endlessly complex. But that doesn’t mean operations on the factory floor have to be equally complex. In fact, the modern mandate should be that factory operations should be... Read More

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Tsubaki SMART TOOTH®
Tsubaki SMART TOOTH® sprockets utilize Tsubaki’s patented Wear Indicator Technology that allows customers to identify and schedule drive system maintenance before critical component failure occurs. Just Look for the BLUE! Learn more.
Plant Engineering editor to moderate Smart Factory World Symposium Oct. 26
Plant Engineering editor to moderate Smart Factory World Symposium Oct. 26

FORCAM will host the third Smart Factory World Symposium on Thursday. Oct. 26 at the Digital Manufacturing Design and Innovation Institute (DMDII) in Chicago. Plant Engineering editor Bob Vavra... Read More

Manufacturing is booming: PMI hits 13-year high
Manufacturing is booming: PMI hits 13-year high

Manufacturing is booming. The Institute for Supply Management’s monthly PMI Index marked its 100th straight month of manufacturing growth in September by jumping 2 percentage points to 60.8%. The... Read More

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Vote for the best products of 2017
Oil & Gas Engineering announces the finalists for its 1st Product of the Year competition, and readers will have the final word. Cast your votes online using CFE Media’s New Products for Engineers platform. To vote, visit the New Products for Engineers platform using the link below and click on “Product Voting.” The results will appear in December 2017 in print and online.
Voting closes: October 13, 2017
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Complete Electric Motor Health Analysis in Minutes!
The Ideal instruments for troubleshooting, quality control and predictive maintenance of electric motors, transformers and generators. Learn more.
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What is your Torque Worth?
In this webcast, we will walk through the real operating costs of different types of gearing. You may be surprised to find out how long it will take for the energy savings payback on a more expensive gearbox that claims higher efficiency.

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

Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Baldor
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Featured Products
Compact Ethernet Switch
Compact Ethernet Switch

LNX-C500G series is an IP-30 rated compact 5-port industrial gigabit unmanaged Ethernet switch... Read More

Adiabatic Cooling System
Adiabatic Cooling System

The Recold Vector Adiabatic Cooling System enhances the utility of an air cooled system with the... Read More

Variable Refrigerant Flow
Variable Refrigerant Flow

ProSpace ductless systems provide precise temperature control due to the portfolio’s capability for... Read More

Destratification Fan
Destratification Fan

The H60 destratification fan is designed for open ceiling spaces with ceiling heights of up to 65′.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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