Specialty Coatings Extend Service Life of Cutting Tools Used for Non-Ferrous Materials

By Logan Walz, Oerlikon Balzers Because machine tools constantly cut and grind away material at high RPMs to shape a workpiece, carbide cutting tools are...

The Look of the Future

By Heinz Woldering, Lewa GmbH Digitalization means growing opportunities for augmenting reality virtually. This is becoming particularly evident from looking at Industry 4.0 trends, which...

Machine Health Check: Automating Maintenance

By Klaus Helmrich, Siemens Digital Industries The sci-fi-sounding, near-magical benefits promised by Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) advocates are fast becoming a reality, and one...

Pump and System Curves for Multi-branched Systems

By Ben Keiser, Applied Flow Technology Creating a pump and system curve for a simple piping system with a single flow path and no control...

Energy Efficiency and Corporate Sustainability

By Lowell Ungar and Andrew Whitlock, ACEEE In part 1 of this series, we introduced how sustainability and financial reports are communicating the role of...

Energy Efficiency and Corporate Sustainability

By Lowell Ungar and Andrew Whitlock, ACEEE Many U.S. companies are taking steps to reduce their impact on the environment, and especially on climate change,...

Taking Pump Diagnostic Equipment to the Next Level

By James Farley Pumps are the very heart of fluid-transfer operations. Unexpected failure can devastate production and profits. Operators in the industrial-manufacturing realm have been...

Graphalloy Bearings for LNG Pump Problems

By Eric Ford, Graphite Metallizing Corporation Graphalloy bearings and bushings, manufactured by Graphite Metallizing Corporation, are used in many light hydrocarbon pump applications to help...
Digital twin technology

Top 5 Benefits of a Closed-Loop Digital Twin

By Raffaello Leptratti, Siemens By now most people have heard about digital twins, but many still struggle to articulate how the technology can benefit their...
Measuring biogas production

Waste Not, Measure More

By David Bowers, ABB  After years of heavy reliance on fossil fuels, societal and environmental pressures are leading governments worldwide to look for new ways...