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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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Top Plant
The Top Plant program honors outstanding manufacturing facilities in North America.
Product of the Year
The Product of the Year program recognizes products newly released in the manufacturing industries.
System Integrator of the Year
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.
September 2018
2018 Engineering Leaders under 40, Women in Engineering, Six ways to reduce waste in manufacturing, and Four robot implementation challenges.
GAMS preview, 2018 Mid-Year Report, EAM and Safety
June 2018
2018 Lubrication Guide, Motor and maintenance management, Control system migration
August 2018
SCADA standardization, capital expenditures, data-driven drilling and execution
June 2018
Machine learning, produced water benefits, programming cavity pumps
April 2018
ROVs, rigs, and the real time; wellsite valve manifolds; AI on a chip; analytics use for pipelines
Spring 2018
Burners for heat-treating furnaces, CHP, dryers, gas humidification, and more
August 2018
Choosing an automation controller, Lean manufacturing
September 2018
Effective process analytics; Four reasons why LTE networks are not IIoT ready

Annual Salary Survey

After two years of economic concerns, manufacturing leaders once again have homed in on the single biggest issue facing their operations:

It's the workers—or more specifically, the lack of workers.

The 2017 Plant Engineering Salary Survey looks at not just what plant managers make, but what they think. As they look across their plants today, plant managers say they don’t have the operational depth to take on the new technologies and new challenges of global manufacturing.

Read more: 2017 Salary Survey

The Maintenance and Reliability Coach's blog
Maintenance and reliability tips and best practices from the maintenance and reliability coaches at Allied Reliability Group.
One Voice for Manufacturing
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 Maintenance and Reliability Professionals Blog
The Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals an organization devoted...
Machine Safety
Join this ongoing discussion of machine guarding topics, including solutions assessments, regulatory compliance, gap analysis...
Research Analyst Blog
IMS Research, recently acquired by IHS Inc., is a leading independent supplier of market research and consultancy to the global electronics industry.
Marshall on Maintenance
Maintenance is not optional in manufacturing. It’s a profit center, driving productivity and uptime while reducing overall repair costs.
Lachance on CMMS
The Lachance on CMMS blog is about current maintenance topics. Blogger Paul Lachance is president and chief technology officer for Smartware Group.
Material Handling
This digital report explains how everything from conveyors and robots to automatic picking systems and digital orders have evolved to keep pace with the speed of change in the supply chain.
Electrical Safety Update
This digital report explains how plant engineers need to take greater care when it comes to electrical safety incidents on the plant floor.
IIoT: Machines, Equipment, & Asset Management
Articles in this digital report highlight technologies that enable Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies.
Randy Steele
Maintenance Manager; California Oils Corp.
Matthew J. Woo, PE, RCDD, LEED AP BD+C
Associate, Electrical Engineering; Wood Harbinger
Randy Oliver
Control Systems Engineer; Robert Bosch Corp.
Data Centers: Impacts of Climate and Cooling Technology
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
Safety First: Arc Flash 101
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
Critical Power: Hospital Electrical Systems
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
Design of Safe and Reliable Hydraulic Systems for Subsea Applications
This eGuide explains how the operation of hydraulic systems for subsea applications requires the user to consider additional aspects because of the unique conditions that apply to the setting
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