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June 30, 2014 1:00 am
American Chemistry Council
Measured on a three-month moving average (3MMA), the CAB’s 0.5 percent gain beat the average first quarter monthly gains of 0.3 percent. Though the pace of growth has slowed significantly, gains in June have brought the CAB up a solid 4.3 percent over this time last year.
June 26, 2014 1:00 am
Roger Schroder, Engineering Manager, Stahlin Non-Metallic Enclosures
Environmental corrosion combined with the damage from impact will affect an enclosure’s ability to properly protect controls, causing a multitude of problems, such as catastrophic and dangerous system collapses, production downtime, personal injury, increased maintenance costs and losses in customers. This is why it has become critical for specifiers to become more knowledgeable about enclosure materials to prevent such complications.
June 25, 2014 1:00 am
Adam Willwerth, Sales and Marketing Manager, Electro Static Technology
Until all motors are designed with built-in bearing protection, plant maintenance personnel and motor repair shops will continue to replace damaged bearings. But if proper mitigation is installed, it only has to be done once. Better yet, technicians can use diagnostic techniques to head off electrical bearing damage from the beginning.
June 23, 2014 1:00 am
Chuck Ashelin, Engineering Manager, Zoneworks
Controlling dust and other airborne particulate in a facility is essential for quality control and, more importantly, is a matter of safety. Any company involved in a process handling operation or generating particulate matter will benefit from dust control practices. Curtain walls can be a simple and economical way to control dust and they make exhaust and separation systems more efficient.
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