By Jane Alexander, Deputy Editor Here it is, the first week of October and I’ve already packed my bags for a trip out to Phoenix in early November.
By Bob Williamson, Contributing Editor “What about counterfeit electrical and electronic repair parts? We’ve seen some really suspicious parts and packaging and some pretty scary failures.”
The following is a question received by the Compressed Air Challenge (CAC) from a concerned electrical- controls programmer. Queries such as these are commonly a result of someone participating in a CAC training event and learning about efficiency measures.
By Rick Carter, Executive Editor In April, Maintenance Technology Reader Panelists offered their views on personal certifications such as CMRP and CLS. Here, they reflect on the value and impact of company certification to standards that address operational management issues, such as those from the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and others.
It has been a couple of years since this industry insider last covered the future of power generation in depth.
This IBM veteran is helping the century-old global giant known as ‘Big Blue’ boost an already strong environmental record with a holistic approach to managing facility energy.
Permanent electrical safety devices (PESDs) have had a marked impact on electrical safety practices. Because they are mounted on the outside of the electrical enclosure, these devices directly affect Lock-out Tag-out (LOTO) procedures. Let’s review them with regard to Article 120.1 of the NFPA 70E.