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...

Going Beyond Efficiency Standards: Part 2 of 2

By Ben Keiser, Applied Flow Technology  As we discussed in the first part of this series, four years ago,...

I/O for the IIoT: Part 2 of 2

By Benson Hougland, Opto 22 In last month’s installment of this article, we introduced how the new groov RIO®...
submersible wastewater pump

Maximizing Pump Performance for Submersible Wastewater Pumps

Motor design is key to the performance and service life of a pump. But determining the size of the motor required to drive the...

Maintenance Is No Surprise Part 2

In part 1 of this article, we discussed that a rotating machine begins to diminish in life immediately upon its first use. Although this...
energy consumption

Wasted Energy Means Wasted Dollars: Part 1 of 3

Electrical energy represents a substantial portion of industrial operating expenses. It is an unavoidable cost of doing business that all too often seems resistant...

I/O for the IIOT: Part 1 of 2

By Benson Hougland, Opto 22 In an era of increasing connectivity and technical capabilities, it seems like simple ideas...

Energy Efficiency and Corporate Sustainability

By Lowell Ungar and Andrew Whitlock, ACEEE In part 1 of this series, we introduced how sustainability and financial...
Soil Sampling

Soil Sampling for VOCs: Best Practices: Part 1 of 2

In all types of environmental testing, using proper sample collection methods is vitally important, as the data analyzed in the laboratory is only as...

Lubrication Technology that Can Take the Heat

Across a variety of compressor applications, some things remain constant. Operators are seeking greater efficiency in the face of an increasingly volatile range of...