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Pavement maintenance

A pavement maintenance products catalog features a variety of asphalt and concrete coatings, crack sealants, line striping, marking and stenciling products, recreational color surfacing, tools, and safety supplies. The catalog is designed to help those responsible for maintaining parking lots and driveways with current projects and budgeting for future needs.

Maintenance, Inc.

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Bolting solutions

"Solutions to Bolting Problems" contains technical information on mechanical stud/bolt tensioners, including high temperature designs, updated installation and removal procedures, and several application examples. Products retrofit existing nuts and bolts and require only hand torque wrenches to tension bolts.


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Industrial interconnect

Terminal blocks and related products are the focus of a 96-p catalog with separate sections on pluggable terminal blocks and headers, fixed terminal blocks, interface modules, fixed and pluggable spring clamp blocks, screw barrier edgecard connectors, DIN rail-mount terminal blocks, and cable assemblies.

PCD, Inc.

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Eight pages are dedicated to a full range of precision fluoroplastic tubing, including convoluted and corrugated products. Tubing can be manufactured from PTFE, FEP, PFA, ETFE, ECTFE, MFA, THV, Radiopaque, PEEK, Ultem PEI, and conductive materials.

TexLoc, Ltd.

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Casters and wheels

A complete line of casters and wheels, including new product lines with increased load capacity on many models, is discussed in a 108-p, full-color catalog. Foot activated swivel locks and shopping cart casters are among the new offerings.

Colson Caster Corporation

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A catalog includes comprehensive information on adhesives, mechanical anchors, powder actuated fastening systems and carbide drill bits, and chisels. Product descriptions and expanded technical data are compiled in an easy-to-read format.

Simpson Strong-Tie

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Flow instrumentation

A catalog features Flow-Mon USA, a new monitor line for flow rate indication in liquid, air, and gas applications that offers a choice between a variable area piston and a vane style monitor with a modular design for easy field installation and service.

Sure Flow Products

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Power generation

PowerCommand medium-voltage digital paralleling systems and switchgear for onsite power applications are covered in a brochure. Features include a touchscreen with expanded operational and diagnostic information for system operators, a graphic display with 21 generator parameters in digital or analog format, and a one-line diagram permitting operators to view the entire system at a glance.

Cummins Power Generation

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Sorbent pads, booms, rolls, socs, and rugs are among the 120 products showcased. Also included are 22 new products for a variety of markets and applications. More than 50% of the items in the catalog are less than 5-yrs old.

Sorbent Products Company

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Color photos of conveyors with explanations of the strengths and variations between the different series, in-depth information on all new belts, motors, and accessories, and a layout designed to walk customers through the phases of their order are highlights of the catalog.

Dorner Manufacturing Corporation

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Temperature measurement

Portable temperature measurement systems are explored in a catalog. A Heat Prober system can interpret the temperature sensed, provide digital display output, and allow measurement options.

Wahl Instruments, Inc.

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Operating elements

A catalog features a line of metallic operating elements, including more than 100 products in steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. Most are available in a wide range of sizes.

Elesa U.S.A. Corp.

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Management systems

A product catalog CD highlights the TALON Open Protocol Building Management System, MS1800 Building Management System, and Siemens HVAC control products, including valves, actuators, and sensors. The user-friendly CD also contains keyword and part number search functions.

Siemens Building Technologies, Inc.

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Air filters

A 4-p bulletin details a line of thin bed adsorptive air filtration products, including OdorGuard granular activated carbon filters for use in HVAC systems. Appliance and air cleaner filters and carbon and adsorbent filled trays are also discussed.

D-Mark, Inc.

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Maintenance management

Graphic illustrations of sample screen captures give readers an indication of the layout and design of TabWare, a maintenance management system. The brochure discusses the customer benefits of using Tab Ware as a continuous maintenance improvement tool.


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Electrical connectors

A catalog provides enhancements such as a pictorial index with a reference to the page number for a specific series of parts. The product page layout has been refined to include features and benefits as well as options available for a specific category of parts.

UTILCO, a division of ILSCO

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Coating measurement

A flyer describes how the FISCHERSCOPE X-RAY XDVM-

Fischer Technology

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Silicone rubber

Silicone rubber products are highlighted, including solid rubber, sponge rubber, F-12 foam, and Strip-N-Stick tape.

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

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Heat exchangers

A CD catalog features a complete line of brazed heat exchangers and includes information about the operation of the BHE, heat exchanger sizes available with dimensions, specifications and connections, suitable applications for each BHE model, drawings for each model, and a cross-reference database.

Alfa Laval

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A 132-p catalog of lubrication equipment and supplies is an easy-to-follow guide to pumping systems, grease guns, auto grease systems, grease fittings, meters, reels, and MRO lube supplies. Performance charts, installation tips, and complete ordering information are included.


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Power supplies

Arc welding power supplies and accessories are the theme of a 48-p catalog that uses an easy-to-grasp design, putting key details at the same spot on each page. A product selection guide, used in conjunction with the contents index, quickly guides users to critical buying decision information.

Thermal Arc

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The Top Plant program honors outstanding manufacturing facilities in North America. View the 2015 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.
Pipe fabrication and IIoT; 2017 Product of the Year finalists
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A new approach to the Skills Gap; Community colleges may hold the key for manufacturing; 2017 Engineering Leaders Under 40
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
Infrastructure for natural gas expansion; Artificial lift methods; Disruptive technology and fugitive gas emissions
Power system design for high-performance buildings; mitigating arc flash hazards
VFDs improving motion control applications; Powering automation and IIoT wirelessly; Connecting the dots
Natural gas engines; New applications for fuel cells; Large engines become more efficient; Extending boiler life

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.
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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.
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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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