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by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/11/19 3:00 PM

But first make sure the classes pay a dividend on the time your employees invest "There's no margin for error in a modern refinery or factory. Worker safety must be …

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Topics:TrainingBest Practices

by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/10/19 9:00 AM

Industrial applications come with many demands, such as resisting corrosive chemicals and handling high temperatures. Considering such demands as well as carefully considering the environment is crucial when selecting the …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/9/19 9:00 AM

A new low-cost material is embedded with small electronic components that allow it to “protect you from rain, stains, and bacteria while they harvest the energy of the user to …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/6/19 9:00 AM

As daunting as “cybersecurity” sounds, it needn’t be expensive or time-consuming. You can immediately take several straightforward steps to protect your data. The first is as simple as making sure …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/5/19 9:00 AM

Many businesses are seeking ways to convert their existing fleets into energy-efficient vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) or propane. Swagelok’s client Green Alternative Systems (GAS) is the largest …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/4/19 1:00 PM

For 70 years, the petrochemical industry has relied on our patented technology "When evaluating tube-fitting performance, look for these Big Three factors: tube grip, gas seal, and vibration protection. You …

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Topics:TipsFittings

by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/4/19 9:00 AM

Get graphs generated specifically for the conditions and specifications you set "When we talk about matching a pressure regulator to the job, one of the primary tools is the flow …

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Topics:ToolsRegulators

by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/3/19 9:00 AM

As the internet of things (IoT) continues to evolve, connected devices that use cloud computing become the work horses for a successful predictive maintenance program. These devices allow plant personnel …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 12/2/19 9:00 AM

Scientists have created unique two-dimensional flakes of a transition metal dichalcogenide heterostructure, a crystal with more than one chemical component. The unique aspect is the sharp zigzag boundary between the …

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by Jeff Hopkins, on 11/29/19 9:00 AM

Using the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA), scientists have been able to spot numerous previously invisible, massive galaxies that date to the first two billion years of the universe’s existence …

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