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November 2016 Electrical Apparatus

The November 2016 issue of Electrical Apparatus shares exclusive post-show coverage of the 2016 CWIEME Chicago Expo with photographs and reviews from the editorial team, an in-depth servo motor shop story, a technical article on electrical fires, and all of the departments and columns you love each month–closing October 14, 2016 for advertising. 

The December 2016 issue of Electrical Apparatus magazine will be our 2016 Product Showcase. Our editors will explore the latest developments in the products readers purchased this year along with a technical article on A-C motor improvements. The December issue is mailed with our annual buyer’s guide, the ElectroMechanical Bench Reference 2017, both closing for advertising on November 14, 2016.

**Contact Kristine Weller at kweller at barks dot com or 312-626-2316 for more information on the promotional offer for the December 2016 issue.**

Insertion orders can be emailed to kweller at barks dot com or faxed to 312-321-1288.

Advertising News: The Early Bird and the Throwback Rate

Rate Protection for 2017: Do you set up your advertising and marketing plans before the beginning of the next year? Electrical Apparatus wants to reward you early birds setting up an advertising program by offering 2016 rates for 2017.

Sign up by December 31, 2016 for one of our frequency programs and save on each advertisement in 2017.

Throwback Rates for January Nostalgia issue: For one issue only, special promotional rates in our January issue for returning advertisers – if you haven’t been with us since 2012 or earlier, you qualify! Call for details.

To learn about available advertising opportunities, call 312-626-2316 or email Kristine Weller at kweller at barks dot com.

 

November Feature Articles

Servo Motor Repair

Can servo motor repair be an opportunity for service shops? Our in-depth shop story features ServoTech USA,  a Connecticut company dedicated solely to the refurbishment of servo motors and repair of servo motor problems. This expanding market has caught the attention of traditional motor repair companies and our article will help interested shop owners evaluate whether it’s right for them.

The AFCI Revisited

Using arc-fault circuit interrupters seems to be a no-brainer. They save lives, so why should there be any limit to their use? But as Engineering Editor Richard Nailen explains, AFCIs, when evaluated objectively, aren’t the panaceas they’re often made out to be. Other safety measures, such as sprinkler systems or even smoke detectors, might offer better protection for the money.

CWIEME Chicago 2016 Review

The Coil Winding Insulation and Electrical Manufacturing Expo is back in the Windy City! Electrical Apparatus magazine editors share photos and a review of the speakers, seminars, and exhibit floor.

Other November Highlights

Expanding Businesses by Charlie Barks: Focusing on why and how people chose to make decisions to specialize and/or expand their business beyond their original competencies: servo motor, pump, CNC machining, and wind turbine sectors.

The Smart Grid: Are we ready for microgrids? A group of industrial, commercial, or residential facilities might be linked together electrically in what’s called a “microgrid.” Sounds efficient, right? The problem is that in your typical microgrid, no single authority is fully responsible when something goes wrong—and you can bet that something eventually will.

Know Your Industry: This month, we will feature the Copper Development Association (CDA). Due to its high conductivity, copper has a variety of applications in associated industries, including (but not limited to): electrical energy efficiency, building wire, coils for electric motors, tube, pipe, and fittings, and other industrial applications.

Electrical Manager by Bill O’Leary examines dress codes in the workplace.  \

Reader Profile: Johnny McKuster, who is a Baldor Plant Manager in Ft. Smith, Arkansas, as well as a faculty member (with two Master’s Degrees) at Webster University.

Department News

Accounting by William Wiersema: Benefiting from retirement plans

Many types of retirement plans are available, but each is suitable for different people under different circumstances. Contributing Editor William Wiersema provides a brief guide to deciding which plan is best for you.

Safety & Health by the EA staff looks at the causes and consequences of sleep deprivation.

Fast Forward by Bill O’Leary focuses on laser and sensor-based technology, specifically how that accuracy-centric equipment is used in this industry.

Renewables by Charlie Barks Ontario halts renewable energy program; Australia’s reliance on wind power may have caused massive blackout; NRG wins SunEdison bid; Residential solar programs in Detroit and Las Vegas.

Pumps Keep up with the latest news, products, and developments in the Pump news section in each issue of Electrical Apparatus!

Every issue of Electrical Apparatus features the latest industry news in Business Briefs, Direct and Current, Training Briefs, Let’s Solve Your Problem, and more.Press releases and other material suitable for editorial consideration in our Departments and Columns may be emailed to eamagazine at barks dot com.

Reminder – Important Dates

The November issue, covering the 2016 CWIEME Chicago Expo and servo motor repair, will close on October 14, 2016.

The December issue will host our 2016 Product Showcase, closing on November 14, 2016. Promotional offer for print advertisers available.

The 2017 ElectroMechanical Bench Reference buyer’s guide with FREE standard listings of industry manufacturers, products, distributors, training organizations, and special services closes on November 14, 2016 and is a year-round resource for Electrical Apparatus readers.

More Than Motors:

Electrical Apparatus is the premier monthly magazine covering the fields of electromechanical and electronic application and maintenance. For more information about our magazine or to request a media kit, contact our advertising department – email kweller at barks dot com or telephone 312-626-2316

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