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CONTENTS
SEPTEMBER 2017 * VOL. 30, NO. 9 * MaintenanceTechnology.com

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Engineers at Festo use animal
behavior, movement, and
communication to build smart
factories and advanced automation systems. See p. 10.

DEPARTMENTS
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Editorial
Uptime
On The Floor
Products
Ad Index
Showcase
Final Thought

FEATURES
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Bionics Will Drive Future Factories

Festo's Bionic Learning Network studies animal movement and behavior in nature to inspire intelligent technology and factory automation.
Michelle Segrest, Contributing Editor

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Web-exclusive content,
see page 2.

SEPTEMBER 2017

Filling the Skills Gap
Michelle Segrest, Contributing Editor

PLANT SAFETY

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Visit our website!

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Virtual Simulation and Plant Safety

CENTER

Jane Alexander, Managing Editor

Update Grounding Knowledge
Jane Alexander, Managing Editor

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Don't Overlook STF Hazards

29

Alternative LOTO Measures

38

Crack the Lube-Fault Code

41

DCIM Drives Efficiencies

33 SAP: Tips

And Tricks

34 Compressed
Air Filters

36 IR Inspections

Ken Bannister, MEch Eng (UK), CMRP, MLE
Contributing Editor

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Maintenance Technology September 2017

Editorial
Uptime
On The Floor
Bionics Will Drive Future Factories
Filling The Skills Gap
Virtual Simulation and Plant Safety
Update Grounding Knowledge
Don't Overlook STF Hazards
Alternative LOTO Measures
SAP: Tips and Tricks
Compressed Air Filters
IR Inspections
Crack The Lube-Fault Code
DCIM Drives Efficiencies
Products
Ad Index
Showcase
Final Thought
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Cover1
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Editorial
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 5
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Uptime
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 7
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - On The Floor
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 9
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Bionics Will Drive Future Factories
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Filling The Skills Gap
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Virtual Simulation and Plant Safety
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Update Grounding Knowledge
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Don't Overlook STF Hazards
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Alternative LOTO Measures
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - SAP: Tips and Tricks
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Compressed Air Filters
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 35
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - IR Inspections
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 37
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Crack The Lube-Fault Code
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 40
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - DCIM Drives Efficiencies
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 42
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Products
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Maintenance Technology September 2017 - 45
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Ad Index
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Showcase
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Final Thought
Maintenance Technology September 2017 - Cover3
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