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Machine Vision Moves Beyond Inspection
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Machine Vision Moves Beyond Inspection

Bead Industries has increased its reliance on vision systems not only to ensure quality, but to analyze production trends, predict tool life, and proactively schedule tool changes and other preventive
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SKF: Laser Vibrometer

The MSL-7000 series measures vibration and structure-borne noise from fans, electric motors and pumps without making contact with their surfaces.
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Should You Leap into the Mobility Movement?

Remote-site applications that provide field workers with access to real-time operations data are up and running, freeing engineers and industrial technicians from clipboards and control rooms.
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GE Brings Its Data Insight to Other OEMs

Using its own internal success with predictive data as a proof point, GE Intelligent Platforms is introducing Equipment Insight to enable smaller OEMs to take advantage of the data in their machines.
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Mobile Input Greatly Improves Field Data Collection

In a project to document 3,000 instruments at a refinery, Matrix Technologies was able to cut completion time from 49 weeks to 27 weeks. That was just one of many benefits of moving from paper to tablet PC.
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Nucor Steel Adopts Use of VFDs
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Nucor Steel Adopts Use of VFDs

As part of its asset management strategy, Nucor Steel replaces two-speed motors with variable frequency drives to reduce energy and water use as well as maintenance costs.
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Automatic Down Time Tracking & Real-Time Reporting
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Automatic Downtime Tracking & Real-Time Reporting

Virtual Presentation: Using a real-time tracking system to replace paper-based systems, Bush Brothers discovers major packaging line benefits.
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Heat Exchange Institute Releases First Edition of Standards for Gasketed Plate Heat Exchangers

The Heat Exchange Institute (HEI) is pleased to announce the release of the first edition of Standards for Gasketed Plate Heat Exchangers.
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The Connection Between Instrument Reliability and Reduced Downtime
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Downtime Reduction via Improved Instrument Reliability

Virtual Presentation: How Dow Chemicals' Deer Park facility implemented and maintains an instrument reliability program capable of delivering a 70 percent reduction in downtime.
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Historian Technologies Converge
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Historian Technologies Converge

Software used to analyze process data and machinery vibration have long been characterized by technologies separated by a chasm of seconds versus microseconds.
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