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PRODUCTS
FEATURED PRODUCT

Redundancy Modules Protect
Against Power Failures
The SolaHD SDN2X power-supply redundancy modules continuously
monitor two power supplies connected in parallel. In the event one
power supply fails, the unit automatically switches to the second power
supply, eliminating the potential for single power-supply failure causing
an unexpected shutdown. Because the power supplies are decoupled
using the module, the operating power supply does not feed into the
failed power supply. The modules use a MOSFET design that generates
less heat than diode-based redundancy modules. Three module sizes
are available, each supporting redundancy between two 12 VDC or two
24 VDC power supplies.

Emerson
St. Louis
emerson.com

INTERFACES FOR MOTOR
FEEDBACK KIT ENCODERS

SMART MACHINE CHECKER

Accurex is automatic diagnosis software
built into the company's Fixturlaser Smart
Machine Checker (SMC). The SMC
includes several built-in tools to provide
an accurate and comprehensive report on
a machine's health. Tools include a laser
pyrometer to check bearing temperature,
a stroboscope to pinpoint the exact
RPM, and a camera to document sensor
placement or machine defects.

Interfaces for the company's magnetic Kit
Encoders include support for the non-proprietary opensource BiSS Line communication protocol. This enables
single-cable technology, increasingly popular with
motor and robot manufacturers. The kits, which feature
17-bit electronic resolution, bridge the gap between
simple resolvers and more complex optical encoders for
servomotors, robot joints, and other applications where
absolute rotary position feedback is required.

VibrAlign Inc.
Richmond, VA
vibralign.com

Posital
Hamilton, NJ
posital.com

SLIDING-VANE PUMPS

The GNX series sliding-vane pumps are alignment-free, reduced-speed pumps for
portable and stationary applications. The design eliminates the couplings between
the gearbox and the pump and motor by rigidly connecting them in alignment with a
C-face (or similar) motor on the high-speed and low-speed sides of the pump. The
result is a pump that reportedly will not need to be realigned either at initial installation
or following a maintenance procedure. Applications include chemical transfer.
Blackmer
Grand Rapids, MI
blackmer.com

FEBRUARY 2018

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Efficient Plant February 2018

Maximize CMMS, EAM Use
Tribology Program Fills Skills Gap
Caring For Bearings In Extreme Environments
Press-Brake Safeguarding Matters
Oil Systems Need To Breathe
SAP: Kicking Bad Habits
Advice For Automated Substations
Good BOMs Boost Maintenance Efficiency
Smarten Up About Rotor Analysis
Heed These Signs of Inefficiency
Implementations
IIoT
Efficiency Insight
Editorial
On The Floor
Solution Focus
Products
Showcase
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Editorial
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Implementations
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Maximize CMMS, EAM Use
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Tribology Program Fills Skills Gap
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Caring For Bearings In Extreme Environments
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Caring For Bearings In Extreme Environments
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Press-Brake Safeguarding Matters
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Oil Systems Need To Breathe
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - SAP: Kicking Bad Habits
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Advice For Automated Substations
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Good BOMs Boost Maintenance Efficiency
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Smarten Up About Rotor Analysis
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Heed These Signs of Inefficiency
Efficient Plant February 2018 - On The Floor
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - IIoT
Efficient Plant February 2018 - Solution Focus
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Efficient Plant February 2018 - Products
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