Fluid Handling


Pump systems

The Hydraulic Institute has approved a National Pump Systems Educational Initiative called "Pump Systems Matter." The program will place a primary focus on pump systems education and outreach, addressing energy savings and total cost of pump ownership. To learn more about the program call Robert Asdal at 973-267-9700 x13.

Hydraulic Institute pumplearning.org Write 301 on PE card

Hose assembly safety

Hose Assembly Safety Program is a free service to industry. Since hose assemblies in plants can be a source of equipment malfunction, dangerous spills, and personal injury, this program was developed to help manufacturers identify conditions that pose a risk to plant production and safety. For more information call Joe Dawson at 800-355-1991.

Dixon Valve & Coupling Co. dixonvalve.com Write 302 on PE card

PVC piping guide

A 142-p Engineering and Installation Guide provides a resource for technical data on PVC, CPVC, and specialty piping and duct systems. It features engineering and design data, a chemical resistance guide, physical properties, and pressure ratings. Call 610-252-7355 for a copy.

Harvel Plastics, Inc. harvel.com Write 303 on PE card

QFlow switches

Flow Switch Guide is a reference tool that offers advice on switch applications and product selection for use in gas, liquid, and slurry environments.

Fluid Components Intl fluidcomponents.com Write 304 on PE card

Progressing cavity pumps

CD-Rom catalog is easy to navigate and describes a line of progressing cavity pumps, geometries, and accessories. Included are performance curves and dimensional drawings.

Netzsch, Inc. netzschusa.com Write 305 on PE card

The Top Plant program honors outstanding manufacturing facilities in North America. View the 2017 Top Plant.
The Product of the Year program recognizes products newly released in the manufacturing industries.
Each year, a panel of Control Engineering and Plant Engineering editors and industry expert judges select the System Integrator of the Year Award winners in three categories.
Welding ergonomics, 2017 Salary Survey, and surge protection
2017 Top Plant winner, Best practices, Plant Engineering at 70, Top 10 stories of 2017
Pipe fabrication and IIoT; 2017 Product of the Year finalists
Product of the Year winners, Pattern recognition, Engineering analytics, Revitalize older pump installations
Control room technology innovation; Practical approaches to corrosion protection; Pipeline regulator revises quality programs
The cloud, mobility, and remote operations; SCADA and contextual mobility; Custom UPS empowering a secure pipeline
Setting internal automation standards
Knowing how and when to use parallel generators
PID controllers, Solar-powered SCADA, Using 80 GHz radar sensors

Annual Salary Survey

Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.

There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.

But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.

Read more: 2015 Salary Survey

Maintenance and reliability tips and best practices from the maintenance and reliability coaches at Allied Reliability Group.
The One Voice for Manufacturing blog reports on federal public policy issues impacting the manufacturing sector. One Voice is a joint effort by the National Tooling and Machining...
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals an organization devoted...
Join this ongoing discussion of machine guarding topics, including solutions assessments, regulatory compliance, gap analysis...
IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.
Maintenance is not optional in manufacturing. It’s a profit center, driving productivity and uptime while reducing overall repair costs.
The Lachance on CMMS blog is about current maintenance topics. Blogger Paul Lachance is president and chief technology officer for Smartware Group.
The maintenance journey has been a long, slow trek for most manufacturers and has gone from preventive maintenance to predictive maintenance.
This digital report explains how plant engineers and subject matter experts (SME) need support for time series data and its many challenges.
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years.
Maintenance Manager; California Oils Corp.
Associate, Electrical Engineering; Wood Harbinger
Control Systems Engineer; Robert Bosch Corp.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
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