Maintenance & Reliability

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...

Waste Not, Measure More

By David Bowers, ABB  After years of heavy reliance on fossil fuels, societal and environmental pressures are leading governments...

Basic Pneumatic Circuits: Part 2 of 2

By Pat Phillips, AutomationDirect In the first part of this series, we laid out the four basic pneumatic circuits...

A Major Leap Forward on Energy Efficiency

By Rachel Gold, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy Virginia has recently made a major leap forward on energy...

Basic Pneumatic Circuits

By Pat Phillips, AutomationDirect Pneumatics have been used in automated machines for well over 100 years, with pneumatic technology...

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,...