Industrial

Your Lockout Tagout Program: Why You Can’t Set & Forget Procedures

Imagine having 400 machines on your shop floor, all with complicated moving parts and pieces. Everything seems to be going well. Your lockout tagout (LOTO) program is in place, probably sitting on a shelf in a beautiful set of binders. Then OSHA walks through the door. Their visit may not have anything to do with […]

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Maximize Safety, Productivity & Reliability in Industrial Cable Installation with Southwire SIMpull Solutions®

As the operating climate for electrical contractors has become more competitive, many in the industry are looking for new avenues to win bids and maximize profitability. With wire, cable, and conduit installation accounting for roughly 40% of all the material and labor budget on a typical project, any efficiencies that can be gained go a […]

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Hoffman Steinhauer Enclosure modification system

Custom Enclosure Modification Minimizes Human Error and Cuts Lead Times

An off-the-shelf solution has its advantages. It’s often the quickest and most affordable way to get what you need. But when selecting electrical enclosures, off the shelf doesn’t always cut it. Historically, that meant panel builders, OEMs, and end users had two options for making modifications to their enclosures or back panels. They could custom […]

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Carlisle Gold-Ribbon Cog-Belt

Carlisle Gold-Ribbon® Cog-Belts® Increase Energy Efficiency, Power Ratings, and Belt Life

How much are your drive belts costing you in unnecessary energy expenses? That’s probably not a question that keeps you up at night, but maybe it should be. You work hard to get the most from your kilowatt dollars. You’ve invested in premium, energy efficient motors and high efficiency air moving equipment to reduce your […]

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Ecostruxture screenshot from APC/Schneider Electric

Choose the UPS & IT Monitoring System that Works as Hard as You

You’ve come to rely on solutions from APC to provide “Certainty in a Connected World.” You need tools, resources, and partner solutions that ensure your business is able to respond and perform exactly when needed. Now, the certainty and innovation you count on from APC is even stronger with new power and monitoring solutions that […]

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Industrial professionals wearing work gloves that meat the standards of ANSI ISEA 138

ANSI/ISEA 138: Everything to Know About the New Hand Impact Standard

Hand injuries are all too common on the job. For that reason, there have long been standards in place for measuring a particular glove’s resistance to cuts, abrasion, heat, and puncture. These standards help us select the right glove to protect a wearer performing a specific task, in specific conditions, with specific hazards. But when […]

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hard hats being used for industrial head protection

Prevent Brain Injury Incidents with Proper Head Protection

According to the CDC, about 166 Americans die from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each day. While anyone can experience a TBI, people who work in construction, industrial, and transportation settings are among those with a higher risk than average for suffering a traumatic brain injury on the job. For that reason, OSHA mandates that […]

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Industrial network zone system from Panduit

Physical Industrial Network Security from Panduit & Agilix Solutions

Today’s plant floor is a picture of connectivity. A growing number of industrial operations are being linked to corporate networks and connectivity is being pushed out to edge devices throughout your facility. All of that connectivity allows faster and more reliable production capabilities, quicker access to valuable data, and more smart automation than ever before. […]

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industrial equipment treated with NORD nsd tupH Sealed Surface Conversion

nsd tupH Sealed Surface Coating from NORD Provides Affordable Alternative to Stainless Steel

Corrosion is the enemy of longevity for mechanical equipment. And in food and beverage production and processing, the threat of corrosion is everywhere. As a result, manufacturers in these environments typically go one of two ways when investing in production equipment: products with a protective coating like paint, or products made from stainless steel. Both […]

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Managing spare parts inventory with a Rockwell Automation parts management agreement

Parts Management Agreements Provide Economical Access to Critical Spares

How much time and money does your organization lose each year waiting for spare parts to arrive? However bad it seems, it’s likely worse. Most companies underestimate their downtime because more than 80%  are unable to correctly calculate downtime costs. What if there was a way to minimize downtime and inventory costs while simplifying your […]

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