Maintenance & Reliability

Going Beyond Efficiency Standards: Part 1 of 2

By Ben Keiser, Applied Flow Technology  Pumps, fans, and compressors account for about 60 to 70 percent of total...

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...

Protecting Industrial Facilities from Harsh Environmental Corrosion

By Del Williams In industrial process facilities, corrosion is the biggest single cause of plant and equipment breakdown, including...

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

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

The Look of the Future

By Heinz Woldering, Lewa GmbH Digitalization means growing opportunities for augmenting reality virtually. This is becoming particularly evident from...

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...