By Michael J. Putz, President/CFO, Energy Veterans, Inc. I am trying to make a living. A decent one, if I can. One I can be proud of, if I’m lucky. At Energy Veterans, Inc.©, we’re just a small player in a big job market trying to do the right thing—hire veterans—while assisting building owners in saving energy cost-effectively. […]
Productivity-Enhancing Retaining Ring Pliers
Self-service technology is everywhere these days. We check ourselves out at stores, check ourselves in at airports and check out the latest videos via Redbox.
Two practices that persist in many plants are point-to-point hard wiring and running separate cables for power and control wiring. Newer hybrid connector technologies, however, make it possible to eliminate both of these practices.
Like radioisotopes, training decays over time.
Earlier this year, Technology Showcase reviewed the test-and-analysis sector by covering some of the products and tools that maintenance professionals use in the areas of thermography, vibration analysis, shaft alignment and others.* This month, we focus on third-party test services and the growing importance of this sector to manufacturers in the areas of equipment […]
By William C. Livoti As you may have deduced from my name, I’m Sicilian. Anyone familiar with Sicilians will understand the family-bonding thing. The Livoti family was no different. When I was a young impressionable lad, our cousin Rosalie came from Cinisi, Sicily, our family home, for an extended visit. (FYI: Cinisi, settled in 1383, […]
By Ken Bannister, Contributing Editor Symptom: “Dr. Lube, in your book Lubrication for Industry, specifically in the chapter ‘Selecting a Lubricant Delivery System,’ under ‘Lube Lines,’ you say that copper can deplete certain additive packages from oil. Could you explain this a bit more?”