Thursday, September 14, 2017
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DC motor repair rewinding tips
DC motor repair rewinding tips

Regular maintenance extends the life of an electric motor. Despite a good program, all motors fail. Failure occurs when the motor experiences a catastrophic problem or if it has simply run its course. Rewind/repair or replace When a motor fails, look at all options to keep productivity delays brief. It is often a... Read More

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What are the benefits of preventative maintenance?
What are the benefits of preventative maintenance?

Having a solid preventative maintenance program at your facility is vital to your facility's safety and productivity. A quality maintenance program improves equipment life and decreases the... Read More

Unexpected causes of bearing failure
Unexpected causes of bearing failure

There are many moving parts to any piece of equipment. One moving part requiring particular attention are the bearings. When maintained and operating well, they allow the machinery to run with very... Read More

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How to weld non-standard parts using automation
How to weld non-standard parts using automation

Custom, non-standard parts once caused challenges for welding systems. But there are best practices for the robotic welding of non-traditional parts. Understanding what makes the part... Read More

Five overlooked compressor truths
Five overlooked compressor truths

At a recent Pressure and Profit seminar sponsored by Kaeser Compressors and held at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Kaeser Compressor business development manager Robert Glenn discussed five often... Read More

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Vote for the best products of 2017
Who will win gold in 2017? Oil & Gas Engineering announces the finalists for its 1st annual 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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Plant Engineering Safety Survey
Creating a safe manufacturing work environment is important to protect both workers and productivity. Plant Engineering is surveying its readers on the attitude and training around plant safety. Please take 10 minutes to fill out this survey and let us know about safety and your manufacturing plant. Take the survey now.
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When is the best time to move ERP to the cloud?
The time has come, it is said, for small to midsize enterprises (SMEs) to move their ERP systems to the cloud. But why they should do so now, and what it will mean for users, are two very good questions. This webcast will look at the benefits, challenges and trade-offs for SMEs that want infrastructure and enterprise applications to support the business without straining non-essential resources.

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Sept. 26, 2017 at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

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Programmable Controller
Programmable Controller

The Productivity1000 series from AutomationDirect is a line of stackable micro PLCs. The p1-540... Read More

In-Vehicle Computer
In-Vehicle Computer

The AIV-APL1V1FL is a new, fanless in-vehicle computer from Acrosser Technology. It is equipped... Read More

Mobile Cabinets
Mobile Cabinets

The Vidmar® E-Series line of mobile cabinets features eight carts, ranging from light to heavy-duty.Read More

Fiber Optic Microswitch
Fiber Optic Microswitch

The MR386 series Fiber Optic Microswitch is the world’s first fiber optic microswitch.Read More

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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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