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Machine tool optimization: Future machines will talk to other machines, systems
Machine tool optimization: Future machines will talk to other machines, systems

Improvements in machine tool optimization have manufacturers “standing on the next of the next major step” in manufacturing efficiency, despite a flattening global machine tool market, said Siemens officials on Monday, July 29. In advance of the EMO machine tool show in Hannover, Germany, Siemens officials briefed... Read More

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Machine Safety: Has China caught the machine safety bug?
Machine Safety: Has China caught the machine safety bug?

According to Control Engineering China, rising costs of labor are fueling an increase in adopting automation in manufacturing to lessen the hiring of permanent employees. Does this focus on machine... Read More

Steam tip: The purpose of a steam trap on steam/water washdown stations
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Piping for the steam feed to the washdown station generally drops from a higher level. The washdown station is used intermittently throughout the day and remains in the stand-by mode for long periods... Read More

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Lines blurring between CMMS and EAM
Lines blurring between CMMS and EAM

The software industry is riddled with acronyms: ERP, CRM, SaaS, you get the picture. But what is not always clear for maintenance professionals, is the difference between computerized maintenance... Read More

Take a SMART approach with compressed air leaks
Take a SMART approach with compressed air leaks

With increasing market expectations associated with energy efficiency and sustainability, most corporate business reviews include a summary of energy conservation projects and performance. When the... Read More

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