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2018 Lubrication Guide
2018 Lubrication Guide

The science and art of lubrication often is as important as the mechanical functions it enables. If one oil or grease worked in all applications, in all temperatures and environments, and on all equipment, this would be a simpler world. The laws of physics aren’t that simple. So we turn to researchers and engineers... Read More

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Combine technologies for effective oil analysis
Combine technologies for effective oil analysis

Cost-effective, comprehensive and proven, oil analysis is an extremely powerful condition monitoring tool. Those skeptical of its benefits are likely not fully or correctly leveraging its awesome... Read More

Motor repair or replacement? Start with a motor failure policy
Motor repair or replacement? Start with a motor failure policy

When a motor fails, there are two options: repair or replace. The best option for a given motor depends on a variety of factors. Today’s cost to repair or replace plays a relatively small role in the... Read More

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UE Systems’ new 4Cast Remote Ultrasound Bearing Monitoring System operates 24/7/365. Stored data and sound samples are sent to a host computer when user defined alarms are breached to determine cause and action. Learn more.
Time for a tougher tablet
Time for a tougher tablet

Though the plant floor rapidly is becoming digitized, technicians still rely on tools. In this case, in order to make the most of the data being harvested by the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT),... Read More

Motor maintenance trends: 6 factors to evaluate
Motor maintenance trends: 6 factors to evaluate

For many industrial plants, maintenance strategies and decisions relating to the electric motors in use are among their most critical. Without question, motors are the primary workhorses for many of... Read More

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E-magazine
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 June issue includes articles about motor maintenance trends, control system migration, and the 2018 Lubrication Guide.
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Engineering Leaders Under 40
Control Engineering and Plant Engineering are now accepting nominations for the 2018 Engineering Leaders Under 40 program to those who have made significant contributions to their plant and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions. Nominees must be working professionals who are under the age of 40 as of Sept. 1, 2018.
Nominations close: June 22, 2018.
Upcoming Webcast
Cooling and IAQ
Most manufacturing plants don’t have just one way of delivering cool air to their workers on hot days. There needs to be a combination of an overall air conditioning system, spot cooling and HVLS fans to provide an overall package of cooling for a plant. Join Plant Engineering on June 28 to look at the many ways to cool your plant, and how they all can work together.

Thursday, June 28, 2018, at 11 a.m. PT/1 p.m. CT/2 p.m. ET

Sponsored by: Entrematic Fans
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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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2018 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit
The 2018 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS) kicks off with a networking luncheon and keynote address followed by four educational sessions led by top industry experts who will explore issues such as cybersecurity, operational change maintenance, and robotics. Learn more.