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Five Tips on Extruder Retro-fits

Five Tips on Extruder Retro-fitsThe DC motor – If the DC motor is in good shape – save a bundle and stay with DC, ABB is one of the few companies developing modern DC drives with advanced...

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The benefits of automation post Covid-19

The benefits of automation post Covid-19 Is it too early to start thinking about the aftereffects and the end of the restrictions associated with Covi-19, well, maybe? There are a few things that...

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The Donner Party of Automation

The Donner Party of Automation http://www.spitzerandboyes.com/INSIDER/2018/2018-04%20INSIDER.pdf I read this article called " The Automation Donner Party" a few years ago from Joy Ward in the last...

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Dick Morely Predicted Everything

Dick Morely Predicted Everything https://www.controldesign.com/articles/2020/dick-morley-the-nostradamus-of-our-time/ Dick Morely, whom I speak about often in my training for drives and motors,...

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Lubricate your electric motors!

Lubricate your electric motors! Most electric motors fail from the lubrication of the bearings. Yes, this is true, and sometimes the plant intervals for greasing is when they hear the motor start...

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N+0 Rethinking redundancy

N+0 Rethinking redundancy N+0, N+1, N-1, N+1/2…. Redundancy is an interesting topic as it revolves around risk calculations. The article from Plant Services advocates utilities and industrial...

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