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Eight Criteria for Choosing between Fluid-driven and Electric Actuators

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When deciding between fluid-driven and electromechanical linear actuators, close consideration of long-term benefits to the intended end user can help original equipment manufacturer (OEM) system designers maximize both product value and return on investment (ROI).

What Causes a Transformer to Overheat?

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Properly functioning cooling tubes are critical to keeping transformers from overheating. Transformers are especially susceptible to overheating because as they step up or step down voltage levels between circuits, energy is lost as heat in the core and windings. That heat can build up damaging insulation and leading to transformer failure.

A safe and easy way to ensure that cooling tubes are effectively dissipating that heat is to inspect them using a thermal camera.

CBT is an Authorized Hoffman on Demand Distributor

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CBT is excited to announce we are now an authorized HOFFMAN On Demand distributor, supplying the product you need when your business demands it.

New Incentives Could Cover the Cost of Your Lighting Project

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When the CARES act was passed on March 27th of this year it opened up the possibility for lighting upgrades to be 100% written off in the year installed, meaning that the federal government would be subsidizing any improvement by the amount of the companies federal tax rate.

Food Safe Bearings Improve Reliability and Increase Longevity in Food Processing Plants

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Two local food processing plants were experiencing high bearing failure rates due to high temperatures, high pressure, and caustic washdown. We replaced their outdated bearings with the new IP69k rated Food Safe Bearings from CBT partner, ABB Dodge which led to a reducting in downtime and maintenance costs.

Safe Isolation Procedures for Low Voltage Installations

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Essential services are running at capacity, pushing their systems more than ever before. It is critical to the success of these services that systems and equipment are reliable.

COVID 19 Safety Signage for Your Facility

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As businesses begin to reopen and employees return to work, it is imperative that companies are equipped with the proper signage to keep their staff safe and healthy.

Training Classes Help Tackle the Skills Gap

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The skills gap is a growing issue that manufacturers face daily. CBT offers a wide variety of training courses that can equip you with the skills you need to succed.