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This week's newsletter is all about our industry's future. Future Industrial Automation, Maintenance Workforce and manufacturing Management. A must read to prepare one for our industry's future. Hope you like and share with others.
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Why does Toyota Production System ( #TPS  ) mostly only work for Toyota? What is holding your #Lean Six Sigma initiatives back? Read http://bin95.com/Lean-Six-Sigma-Failures.htm to start to learn why. Then share with the rest of your organization to start to realize increased success.
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Changing the Service Duty of a Pump - Accendo Reliability featured and some #CNC  articles too.
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Because Fieldbus technology is often used in industrial technology, I share this video with you. Hope you like, and if you do, please share with others as they may too.
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Just updated #PLC  programming collection.
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#CNC tech, meet the #PLC  tech ...
CNC Maintenance | PLC Troubleshooting Flowchart
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From machine operator level CNC troubleshooting to maintenance technician PLC troubleshooting, this CNC - PLC troubleshooting flowchart will help understand the process.
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http://accendoreliability.com/changing-service-duty-pump/ Do you want to see more of these basics like Changing the service duty of a pump?
Changing the Service Duty of a Pump What readers will learn in this article. Centrifugal pumps can be moved to a new service. The impeller size, impeller speed and motor power need to match the new service. That Similarity Law formula is used in calculating the new impeller size, speed and motor power. Introduction to …
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The host of this manufacturing community just released a new training related video on their YouTube channel. Because the educational videos are unique and valuable, you will want to follow channel if not already. See and share https://youtu.be/bPToezcfGlg
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From here on out, it is Real World #Simulation  software training. Can you #SCORM  that?

I ask because our decades of experience in training industrial maintenance and engineering have proven real world training simulation software to be more cost effective and safe than using actual machines and industrial controls. 

So as we design the real world training simulations of the future that will use only HTML5 and JavaScript to be compatible on all devices, phones included, the LMS to track actual object movement by student can be quite challenging. 

Currently training software using real world interactive simulations (like pictured below), had to have a custom LMS designed. As SCORM, like our educational system, is too antiquated to handle it. (Without a bunch of custom interface/conversion code having to be created.)

So I ask the group... Anyone start to approach this challenge? any advice?
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Recommended #PLC programming training path at http://plc-training.org  
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Looking for Industrial Engineers, Maintenance, Electricians, Manufacturing in general to hang out with.
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I work at Business Industrial Network, who's core business is delivering world class onsite engineering and maintenance training, specializing in Allen Bradley equipment.

For free giveaways and discounts on education I find as well as tips follow me on Twitter (Follow me on twitter @indtraining, add me to LinkedIn )

My most recent paper titled "TLC for PLC" published April 2012 in the Industrial Engineering Magazine.

See also my article titled "PLC Maintenance Management" published in Chemical Engineering Nov 2007

I have also been published in Facilities Engineering Journal [March/April 2002] with article "What is the True Downtime Cost". (Also referenced by several publisher like MaintenanceResources.com, automation.com 

Also Authors Don Fitchett and Mike Sondalini coauthor the extension of the original book -"The True cost of manufacturing downtime - 2nd Edition"
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Pump Types Explained (water pump, centrifugal pump, peristaltic,metering...
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If you own, work with or are studying a water pump, sump pump, pool pump, chemical pump, industrial pump or any other type of pump, you will

PLCs: Keep it simple with ladder diagram
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Ladder diagram is all that is needed for typical machine control applications. Do yourself a favor and use it.

Business Industrial Network
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Industrial Training for Your Real Needs Proven Instructor Training and Training Materials If you’re looking at our home page for the first t

RSView32 HMI Training Software - control engineering projects
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This RSView32 HMI Training Software (ViewTrainer CBT), includes details about RSLinx communications, DDE excel, rsview graphics, interactive

Onsite Maintenance Training Solutions - PLC Training
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Onsite maintenance training solutions: Onsite customized maintenance training PLC, get your onsite plc workshop by a non-biased independant

22 tips to ensure control panel maintainability
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Some considerations for designers and builders of control panels that will help ensure the panels' maintainability.

Devicenet Training Tutorial
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DeviceNet Training tutorial covers Devicenet basics, powersupplies, grounding, tips and tricks. As most devicenet troubleshooting has to do

Koldwater Technologies, LLC
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PLC Training, ControlLogix Training, Motor Control Training, DeviceNet Training, HMITraining and VFD Training. SCORM Compliant Web-Based mod

BIN Industrial Maintenance Training Online
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Subsection of BIN95 Online University Courses. Industrial Maintenance Training Online

Electrical software downloads - Electricians, troubleshooting electrical...
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The V4 Electrical Troubleshooting Skills Series rated as the best electrical simulation software for improving troubleshooting skills. There

Electrician Forums,Blogs and Groups | SparkyUOnline
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Use the information found in forums,blogs & groups to their full potential.Even if you don't participate you can gain valuable experience.

OEM PLC Training Definition - Reduce OEM Training Cost (Glossary)
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Glossary: We provide PLC Training to OEMs and for the OEM's customer. Our training definition demonstrates why we reduce OEM training cost o

Electrist Electronics Calc
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This is the Android version of my original Palm OS app "Electrist". I am seeking to first duplicate all of the functionality from the origin

Infrared Thermography Certification
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This is the online Infrared Thermography Training Certification level 1 course. Get your Level 1 thermography training and certification onl

PLC Programming Instructions and PLC Control Software - 1
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great bunch of people, hope to visit site for bin95 PLC training some day soon.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Their name recognition is growing. Hope they recommend our (bin95) PLC training to all their automation customers, to enhance equipment maintenance support.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Every 3 months for a decade now, we have been recommending our (BIN95 PLC Training) Industrial training seminar attendees stay at this hotel, because they are the best. Just when you think there is no way they can get any better, offer any more, be any nicer... they come up with yet another way to make your stay spectacular.
Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
Been using this company for about 20 years, Rick a honest wood hauler providing great service. (That dh424 guy must have been confuse, Rick stacks his 4x8, so customer know exactly what they are getting. Burning quicker is a good thing, means wood is seasoned [DRY] as advertised. :>)
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
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Public - a year ago
reviewed a year ago
The upkeep of facility and quality of room cleaning and front desk service indicate years of poor management. As a Best Western customer for years, i found this hotel to have an extremely low rating compared to any other Best western I have ever stayed in. Even lower rating than full size Holiday Inns (which are typically more ran down than Holiday Inn expresses.) Obvious facility deterioration/disfunction clearly shows management does not care. Electrical outlet in clear site as you 1st enter room cracked/broken, yet no one ever inspected, and replaced. Cleaning staff not trained to report such discrepancies (poor management). Just like electronic door lock, you have to lift up on door to get to open after keying. I reported to front desk microwave had oversized (wrong) glass rotary tray so that microwave door could not be closed without shoving plate off rollers, and wouldn't rotate for even cooking. Staff appears to give excuses first, then if you complain enough times, do something about complaint. I stayed there a week, they never replaced incorrect microwave part, or even followed up, or asked if problem was resolved. On check out, I let them know again, they never fixed, was met with immediate excuse, "I told maintenance". What they should have been saying or at least thinking, I am sorry, I should have followed up. Normally I would assume, an oversight, no big deal. But when i dropped laundry off at front desk, only to return at end of day and find out my laundry was not there, I was given a bizarre excuse by front desk, instead of 'I will call them right away'. Then when they called. I had to listen to argument back and forth, until I finally told desk clerk, quit with the blame game and just ask how soon can they get them, where are my cloths. Other signs of poor management besides inconsistencies in cleaning from one house keeper to the next over a week's time, was dirt build up in room. I had to stop wearing white socks around the room, because it appeared the carpet has never been shampooed since its installation. My white socks quickly became black. Dirt build up in corners of bathroom, top half of shower wall not cleaned for a long time, with grose splatter on it, TV screen all smeared, mirrors, etc. Under tables, white pellet things or spider eggs near spider webs. Turning TV to an angle revealed some kind of shredded paper or mouse beading under TV, etc. Etc.
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Quality: Poor - FairFacilities: Poor - FairService: Poor - Fair
Public - 3 years ago
reviewed 3 years ago
I have stayed hear many times over the past years. The owners and staff are very dedicated to making your stay your home away from home. Very, very nice rooms and grounds too. Especially now they totally remodeled everything. New carpet, paint, pictures, furniture and more. Great people and great place to stay.
Public - 4 years ago
reviewed 4 years ago