Thursday, May 17, 2018
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Three levels of condition-based maintenance
Three levels of condition-based maintenance

Even in today’s high-tech world, many companies still have a limited view of their compressed air system health, and often take a “better safe than sorry” approach, and prematurely replace components. This focus on routine or recommended compressor maintenance often needlessly costs compressed air users thousands in... Read More

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Understanding the convergence of IT and OT
Understanding the convergence of IT and OT

Information technology (IT) and operations technology (OT) coexist in many facilities, but they often don't work together. It's vital to understand the importance of converging IT and OT to optimize... Read More

How IIoT impacts tool and sensor functionality
How IIoT impacts tool and sensor functionality

Most often, for change to occur, disruption precedes it. This is certainly true of the Industrial Internet of Things' (IIoT) impact on the industrial world. Until recently, this ongoing industrial... Read More

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ROTALIGN® touch, Precision Meets Connectivity
ROTALIGN touch is the first cloud-based touchscreen laser shaft alignment system that combines precision measurement with mobile connectivity. Be ready to change the way you align. 3D display animations, capacitive touchscreen and more! Learn more.
Where to start with industrial analytics
Where to start with industrial analytics

The value of industrial analytics is in the results they deliver. For a brewery, analytics use delivered a 60% throughput boost. For a pet food producer, it resulted in more than $800,000 in annual... Read More

Successfully testing steam traps with high-frequency ultrasound
Successfully testing steam traps with high-frequency ultrasound

When using high-frequency ultrasound, the main question is where the sensitivity should be set to conduct the test. If the testing instrument is set to too high a sensitivity, all the steam traps... 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 May issue includes articles about robotic and lean manufacturing, digital supply chain, and condition-based maintenance.
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Special Report: Building Electrical Safety by Design
Learn what plant professionals consider to be today’s top safety concerns and how technology can help them comply with regulations while ensuring peak plant productivity.
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New Products for Engineers Database
Looking for new products? Look no further! CFE Media’s New Products for Engineers Database, YOUR source for new products in the manufacturing, commercial construction, and manufacturing control industries.
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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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2018 Maintenance Study
Respondents to the Plant Engineering 2018 Maintenance Study identified seven important, high-level findings impacting the manufacturing industries today including maintenance strategies, unschedule downtime, and more. Sponsored by: ATS. View the study.