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Capacity Assurance Marketplace

Vacuums For Lifting Heavy & Lightweight Objects EXAIR’s new Adjustable E-Vac® is a series of low-cost, compressed-air-powered vacuum generators in which vacuum and flow rates can be easily adjusted to suit the application requirements. Engineered for high efficiency, these products minimize compressed air use by allowing it to be tuned to the application. With a […]

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Communications: The CMMS Setup In A Maintenance Partnership

Maintaining an interactive collaborative partnership with inter- and intra-departmental groups and outside groups is essential if a maintenance department is to be successful in delivering asset reliability and availability at a level suitable to achieve production throughput and quality targets. To achieve this, a maintenance department must understand the difference between “what it manages” and […]

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Viewpoint: The Value Of Services During Tough Times

Blake Moret, Vice President and General Manager Customer Support & Maintenance, Rockwell Automation Navigating waves of bad economic news is never easy, and no one is certain when the storm will let up. However, companies that view tough times as an opportunity to improve will eventually come out on top. Even with aggressive cost-cutting, there […]

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Motor Doc's Hot Topics: The Use And Misuse Of Standards In Sales And Marketing

In my work, I often ask companies about the standard(s) they follow. Most will cite IEEE, ASTM, EASA, IEC, UL, CSA, etc. Generally, the language and standard(s) are correct and the companies appear to be complying. Sometimes, however, they aren’t—either accidentally or, in enough cases to be annoying, deliberately. What is the impact when a […]

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