Take a Tip from the Navy SEALs

When going after the world’s most infamous fugitive terrorist in 2011, the U.S. government theoretically could have sent in the Army’s entire 4th Infantry...

Meet the Future: Edge Programmable Industrial Controllers

Last year a glass products manufacturing company in Ohio presented their automation engineers with a new project: data from manufacturing lines needed...

The Evolution of Lubrication Technology

When it comes to bearings, grease is often the lubricant of choice. However, over or under-greasing can cause overheating, lubricant deterioration, and eventual bearing...

Torque Density vs. Durability

For a wide range of applications, disc couplings are the best solution to link a drive or other power source to rotating equipment. Even...

The Impact of Digital Twin Technology

One of the biggest developments in the world of technology over the last few years has been that of digital twins. A...

The Challenges of Maintaining Equipment on Offshore Platforms

By Murray Wilson, Sulzer  The offshore industry faces two main challenges: maximizing production within the limits of the reservoir,...

The Importance of AHRI Standard 400

In November 2015, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute released an updated “Standards for Performance Rating of Liquid to Liquid Heat Exchangers,” for the...

Explaining Unexplained Failures: Breaking the Cycle of Pump Repairs Part 4

Lubricant contamination originates from a number of possible sources and can also be a factor in so-called unexplained repeat failures. As if it requires...
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 Many Mils Is Your Coating?

From the job shop to the robotic assembly floor, it is vital that the product be made well and correctly coated for...