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Safety Standards April 4, 2018

Arc Flash Analysis—Know the Issues: Your questions answered

Webcast presenter Tommy Northcott, PE, CRL, CMRP answered additional questions about topics such as NFPA 70, changes made to the 2018 version, and arc flash best practices.

By Tommy Northcott, PE, CRL, CMRP, Jacobs
Safety Standards April 2, 2018

Ten reasons to build a process model for a manufacturing plant

A process model can be anything from a simple spreadsheet to a complex model that includes all aspects of a real-world manufacturing plant, which includes only what is necessary to answer vital questions.

By Philip Lyman, CRB
Safety Standards March 28, 2018

Lean manufacturing: The Seven Deadly Wastes

Find greater efficiency at every step of the process.

By Kevin Hill, Quality Scales Unlimited
Safety Standards March 28, 2018

Improving documentation change control process

In regulated environments, companies are expected to establish procedures for document change control as a way of ensuring product quality and safety.

By Niranjan Kulkarni, CRB
Safety Standards March 27, 2018

Extracting value from a concurrent engineering model

Examine all portions of a plant’s lifecycle to determine its efficiency.

By Sandy Levy, AspenTech
Sponsored White Paper Safety Standards March 26, 2018

Dry Media Dust Collector or Wet Scrubber? Selecting the Right Equipment for Combustible Dust

Wet scrubbers and dry media dust collectors are two very different technologies used to capture dusts generated during production processes. Both types have inherent advantages and disadvantages. Which is best for your application?

By CFE Media
Safety Standards March 26, 2018

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, March 19-25

Articles about improving engineer safety, condition-based maintenance, the 2018 Maintenance Survey, ERP best practices, and smart actuators were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, March 19-25. Were you out? You can catch up here.

By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media
Safety Standards March 24, 2018

Six ways to reduce waste in a manufacturing process

Companies small and large, across all industries, are faced with waste in their manufacturing process. Six tips on how waste enters the process and how to monitor it are highlighted.

By Renee Benson, CRB
Safety Standards March 23, 2018

Focus is cybersecurity, robotics at GAMS 2018 event

Cybersecurity, maintenance, and robotics are among the most discussed topics in manufacturing, and those topics will be the focus at the 2018 Global Automation and Manufacturing Summit (GAMS).

By Bob Vavra, CFE Media
Safety Standards March 21, 2018

Controlling and containing arc flash with maintenance, technology

Brent Henry, director of marketing for power distribution and control assemblies at Eaton, talks with Plant Engineering about the continuing issues around arc flash and how plant managers can address these issues.

By Brett Henry, Eaton