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September 30, 2014
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Eaton Introduces New Laser-Etched Labels to Help Authentication, Combat Counterfeiting

Power management company Eaton has announced that new laser-etched labels will be featured on its molded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) to help in product authentication. Laser-etching is one of many new technologies employed by Eaton and other manufacturers to help combat the counterfeiting of electrical products. Eaton’s new laser marking method provides more permanent markings, […]

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September 30, 2014
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Martin Engineering Secondary Conveyor Belt Cleaner Designed for Easy Maintenance

Martin Engineering has announced a secondary conveyor belt cleaner engineered to improve performance and reduce maintenance time, even as average belt speeds and loads continue to increase. The Martin SQC2STM Cleaner features individually cushioned tungsten carbide blades for effective cleaning without risk to the belt or splices.   The new design forms a single sealing […]

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September 30, 2014
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Honeywell Introduces Cold Conditions Fire Retardant Apparel

Honeywell has introduced its new TNV Series of cold conditions fire retardant (FR) apparel for workers in the oil and gas industry, and in mining, utility and other extreme work environments.           The new TNV Series includes a winter parka, bib pants, and a hood — ergonomically designed to provide outstanding warmth without bulk, and […]

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September 30, 2014
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Process Heating Co. Unitized Storage Tank Heaters Provide Controlled Heat for Temperature-Sensitive Materials

Process Heating Co. offers Lo-Density Unitized Storage Tank Heaters, which can be installed into any above-ground tank or vat and dissipate controlled heat as low as three watts per square inch on the heater’s sheath to prevent coking or damaging of temperature-sensitive material. Unitized Heaters feature drywell-style elements that reside inside the sheath, making them […]

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September 30, 2014
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Schneider Electric to Acquire InStep Software

Schneider Electric’s announcement today that it has signed an agreement to acquire InStep Software is another indicator of the company’s growing footprint in the software business and deeper dive into the power and energy markets. News of the agreement was released during the opening session of the 2014  Schneider Electric Software Global Customer Conference that’s currently underway in Orlando, […]

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September 29, 2014
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Workforce Development Issues: Pre-Apprenticeship Leads the Way

By Michael I. Callanan, Executive Director, Electrical Training ALLIANCE In the upcoming weeks, we expect to hear an announcement from the Department of Labor that it is making $100 million in funding available to support the development and implementation of apprenticeship programs. How should that funding be allocated? I believe, for two reasons, that this […]

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September 29, 2014
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A Contrarian View: Decision Makers Need More Than Generalities

By Heinz P. Bloch, P.E. Consultant-conceived generalities rarely add anything to our knowledge. In fact, it has been said the value of generalizations often ranges between low and zero. More than once we’ve seen realistic maintenance and reliability professionals raise eyebrows to such consultant-conceived generalities as “optimize your asset-management system.” The real pros are apt […]

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September 29, 2014
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Save Time and Money with Visual Oil Analysis

Four products from Des-Case simplify the process of obtaining critical oil-level and –quality information, even for hard-to-access equipment.  Time is money. And Des-Case knows that wasting either is not an option. According to the company, its line of Visual Oil Analysis products can save end-users time in monitoring the condition of their oil, as well […]

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