Literature Offers


Lift tables

An extensive line of scissor lift tables designed to improve productivity and worker safety are featured in a catalog. Ideal for machine feeding, work positioning, assembly, order picking, and pallet loading, LS Series Backsaver lifts are available in basic sizes and capacities to lift and position loads to 6000 pounds at heights up to 56 in.

Southworth Products Corp.

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Test and measurement

Keithley's electronic test and measurement instrumentation and data acquisition hardware and software are detailed in a full-color catalog. Products include digital multimeters, switch and measure systems, switch and control products, broadband signal routing systems, and power sources.

Keithley Instruments, Inc.

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A full-line catalog contains information on an extensive range of stainless steel clamping, identification and sign mounting systems, installation tools, hose fittings, and accessories.


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A brochure highlights medium voltage expulsion fuses, which are offered in a wide range of refillable and replaceable expulsion power fuses. The application, capabilities, and reliability of the expulsion fuses are discussed, as well as current limiting fuses.

Eaton Cutler-Hammer

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Design engineers can easily access necessary information on specific Warner Electric products, including part numbers. Engineers can refine their search to include downloadable drawings and product specifications and can request a quotation from an authorized distributor.

Warner Electric

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Power transmission

A brochure gives descriptions of clutches, brakes, gearing, controllers, and gear drives and points out which ones are ideal for a wide range of applications in various industries.

Colfax PT Group

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Strut installation

The CADDY Corner newsletter informs readers about the STS clamp for assembling back-to-back struts without welding, a timesaving alternative, and the SLICK strut nut, which eliminates the need for spring nuts.


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Industrial wiring

A CD-ROM allows users to access information from Leviton's IPD-2.01 catalog and provides intuitive icons, modular specification tables, and color-coding techniques. To make searches easier, visible navigation aids, information pointers, grade types, and product types are furnished.

Leviton Manufacturing Company

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More than 280 manufacturers are represented in the VWR International 2001/2002 Safety catalog, which details thousands of products for laboratory and industrial safety uses. Ordering information, photography, and specifications are included.

VWR International

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Conveyance system

Superail is a low-profile, high-impact conveyance system available in standard four-foot sections. Each section consists of three staggered rows of ball bearing rollers handling loads of up to 1000 lb per linear inch and compensates for uneven or damaged containers.

Custom Automation, Inc.

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Welding end prep tools

A variety of photographs are used to illustrate the performance of portable welding end prep tools. Specifications and recommended applications are included, along with available accessories.


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Digital sensors

The Keyence Sensor Solution guide helps users and specifiers of digital sensors select the best product for their application and get it up and running in the shortest possible time.

Keyence Corp. of America

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Safety enclosures

The expansion of Increased Safety products includes three styles of terminal enclosures, high voltage junction boxes, control enclosures, and enclosures with intrinsically safe terminals. In addition to the catalog, a searchable CD is available.


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Parker's 451TC and 451ST 3000 psi constant working pressure hoses with abrasion-resistant Tough Cover or Super Tough cover are featured in a bulletin.

Parker Hose Products

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Controls and gages

Dwyer Instruments, Inc. discusses more than 3600 innovative products, including the Series UV Ultra-View Polysulfone flowmeter, which measures high temperatures and high pressures.

Dwyer Instruments, Inc.

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Electrical products

Electrical products and accessories are divided into six sections for easy reference, including Conduit Bending, Hand Tools, and Hole Cutting.

Gardner Bender

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Flow meters

In addition to covering in-line flow meters, probes, and switches, "Measuring up to the highest standards in flow measurement" describes techniques for measuring flows of gases, liquids, slurries, and homogeneous solids.

Thermal Instrument Company

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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.
SCCR, 2018 Maintenance study, and VFDs in a washdown environment.
Welding ergonomics, 2017 Salary Survey, and surge protection
2017 Top Plant winner, Best practices, Plant Engineering at 70, Top 10 stories of 2017
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.
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IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.
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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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