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Balancing Continuous Operation and Root Cause Troubleshooting: Maximizing Production

In the world of production, the heartbeat of success lies in the delicate balance between keeping equipment running (continuous operation) and diving into the intricacies of troubleshooting for root causes. This dichotomy is the confluence of two distinct yet complementary approaches, each pivotal in its own right for maintaining efficiency and sustaining operations within industrial settings.

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Leadership of Industry 5.0 and ‘New Quality 5.0’ – A Paradigm Shift

What are the demands of Industry 5.0 and what do leaders and teams need to consider in order to nurture people on the 5.0 journey, particularly in line with the expectation of our post millennial teams and the exponential rise in technology? How do we adapt to harness what is now available in people and process for the consistent performance of quality? 

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SynRM motor

High-efficiency SynRM motors, a game changer in potentially explosive environments

Safety is critical in this industry, especially for applications in potentially explosive environments. Introducing the new IE5 SynRM Increased Safety motors represents a game changer, giving chemical manufacturers access to the most energy-efficient motor and drive technology. The new motors offer up to 40 percent lower energy losses than commonly used IE3 motors while meeting stringent safety standards. 

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Back to Basics: Understanding Reliability Block Diagrams (RBD)

Reliability Block Diagrams have been around for a very long time, helping system engineers understand how the various elements, and their relationships, could impact the overall reliability and operation of the system. Taking the effort to diagram a system logically can provide great insight into where the weak links are. In some cases, an RBD can expose that your assumed redundancies are not actually as effective as you think they are. 

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