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Aug. 19, 2019

Plumbing is everything to do with pipes and their fittings. Pipes help to take/ supply water while fittings help control and manipulate the flow. Indeed, the pipes are pretty much straightforward to understand because they are straight and come in varying sizes. But the fittings are different.

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Aug. 16, 2019

Electric motors have evolved over the years and become more adaptable. They play a crucial role in most segments of every industry. The motors are classified into three major categories; DC motors, AC motors, and special purpose motors.

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Aug. 15, 2019

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), also referred to as industrial computers, are crucial components for industrial automation. They are special computing devices in industries because they help to monitor and run multiple components such as conveyors, motors, timers, and counters. They also ease industrial programming and use of industrial hardware. To optimize industrial production, there are different PLCs in the market that you can consider.

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Aug. 14, 2019

Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) have become very crucial in defining and enhancing industrial production. Their robust construction that includes advanced features such as PID controllers and timers make it easy to program industrial systems for efficient production, easy diagnostics, and safety. PLCs are integrated into production systems as single or module units.

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Aug. 12, 2019

Bushing (also referred to as plain bearing) is a mechanical element that is used for lowering friction between a stationary (support member) and a rotating shaft. The bushings utilize soft metal and an oil layer to support the rotating shaft on a hard shaft journal. The bushing (plain bearing) is mainly applied on machinery with sliding or rotating shaft.

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Aug. 12, 2019

Today, electric motors are everywhere. They are part of every aspect of our lives because most applications such as circuit fabrications, cooling fans, compressors, pumps, and blowers. Once you have acquired and installed an electric motor, it is important to maintain it in top condition for optimal productivity. It is also prudent to understand what can go wrong with the motors. This post brings you the common causes of failure that you should know.

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Aug. 9, 2019

Conveyors are mechanical assemblies that help in transporting materials with minimal effort. Though there are many types of conveyor systems, they mainly feature common components such as frames that support wheels, rollers or belts for moving materials under consideration. This article takes a deeper look at the conveyors to establish the different types and associated benefits.

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Aug. 7, 2019

Today, over 300 million electric motors are used in industries and other infrastructure globally. Every year, about 30 million motors are acquired for industrial use. With the demand for the motors increasing year after year, more manufacturers are entering the market. Here is a closer look at the main manufacturers.

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Aug. 6, 2019

The term coupling, suggest that something is being coupled. Couplings are mechanical devices for transmitting torque from a shaft to another. This post takes a closer look at the different types of couplings and their applications.

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July 25, 2019

The primary moving part of an industrial ventilation system is the fan. The industrial ventilation fans are grouped into several categories: centrifugal, axial, and special types. When selecting an industrial ventilation fan, you need to go beyond the pressure and airflow considerations. In addition, you need to factor operating temperatures, drive arrangements, airstream characteristics, and mounting.

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