Maintenance Products


Handy wiper contains lubricant

Wipe-On Lubricant is a non-woven, 8-in. x 11-in., presaturated wipe that is easy to carry and store. The lubricant is a greaseless film that provides lubrication and short-term corrosion protection. It resists oil and dirt buildup and displaces moisture, making it ideal for protecting precision mechanisms. These convenient wipes are excellent replacements for shop rags and useful in emergency situations.

LPS Laboratories : TO VOTE, WRITE 4 ON BALLOT For more information, write 4 on card

Multicraft test checks aptitude

Mechanical & Electrical Aptitude Test is the answer for companies selecting multicraft apprentices or trainees. The test consists of 36 multiple-choice questions relating to mechanical and electrical aptitude in a variety of areas including: electrical concepts, process flow, signal flow, electrical schematics, electrical sequences, workplace settings, physics, and hand and power tools.

Ramsay Corp. : TO VOTE, WRITE 73 ON BALLOT For more information, write 73 on card

Training helps organize storerooms

Maintenance Storerooms CD is a computer-based training program on how to design, operate, and maintain a storeroom for best use of space, control of inventory, and ease of use. The CD has a full narrated text and is enhanced with animations and interactive exercises. A reorder point calculator assists in determining the optimal reorder point for any part in the storeroom based on historic data for use and delivery times.

New Standard Institute, Inc. : TO VOTE, WRITE 94 ON BALLOT For more information, write 94 on card

Gel thread locker is easy to use

Threadlocker Gel, with the Gel Twist pinpoint applicator, is made from a patent-pending formula that is just as reliable and much easier to use than conventional liquid and solid stick threadlocking methods. The gel eliminates messy cleanups costly waste, while the applicator puts the gel precisely where it is needed and gets into the most hard-to-reach and vertical locations.

Permatex, Inc. : TO VOTE, WRITE 108 ON BALLOT For more information, write 108 on card

Collector diverts ceiling leaks

PIG Above-the-Ceiling leak diverter is designed to be placed above a drop ceiling although it can be hung if needed. It captures and diverts leaks and drips before they saturate and damage acoustical tile. The unit can be assembled in less than 5 min. Captured leaks drain through a

New Pig Corp. : TO VOTE, WRITE 117 ON BALLOT For more information, write 117 on card

Enamel needs no primer

Iron Guard direct-to-metal acrylic enamel is VOC compliant to 150 gm/l. It saves money at every turn, from its initial price to the elimination of expensive primers, thinners, and cleanup solvents. With its 150-VOC compliance rating, the paint meets standards proposed through at least 2005. The proprietary latex formulation provides industrial durability.

Diversified Brands; Krylon Industrial Div. : TO VOTE, WRITE 178 ON BALLOT For more information, write 178 on card

Coating is unaffected by dampness

Dura-Plate MT Moisture Tolerant Epoxy is a low-VOC, two-component, bisphenol A epoxy amine coating designed especially for application directly to damp or dry metal surfaces. The low-odor coating can be applied without regard to dew point, providing performance comparable to MIL-P-23236C, Type VII, Class 15b and 17. It may be used in immersion service with a wide range of chemicals.

The Sherwin-Williams Co.; Industrial & Marine Coatings Div. : TO VOTE, WRITE 311 ON BALLOT For more information, write 311 on card

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
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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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