Company Spotlight: Dunder Data
Machine learning and data science will have a significant impact on manufacturing.
Company Spotlight: Future AR
The Houston based startup Future AR recently underwent Decelera, an intensive “decelerator” program sponsored by Schneider Electric. Punchlist Zero caught up with their CEO, Lori-Lee Elliott, to find out more…
Company Spotlight: SPT Consulting
Punclist Zero recently met with Steve Tomlinson, the owner of SPT Consult (www.sptconsult.com). SPT Consult is a boutique consultancy house focused on assisting small to medium sized business in a…
Electrostatic Precipitators: Usage and Applications
An electrostatic precipitator (ESP) is a filtration device that removes fine particles from a flowing gas through the use of an induced electrostatic charge. ESPs apply energy only to the…
Control Panel Enclosures
In engineered equipment, the term enclosure may mean several different things. There are electrical enclosures, also known as electrical “houses”, that contain large critical equipment such as variable frequency drives…
Non Destructive Testing for Weld Verification
Non destructive testing (NDT), also known as non destructive examination (NDE), is used to examine materials, components and welds in such a way that their properties and usefulness remains unchanged….
The Basics of Flanges
Flanges connect pipes, valves, pumps and other equipment to form a piping system. Flanges also provide easy access for cleaning, inspection or modification. As a standard, flanges are composed of…
5 Ways Equipment Providers Win at the Freight Game
Freight is an often overlooked element of executing large construction projects. Freight is rarely a significant a profit center, but when handled improperly, it can destroy profit margin, infuriate your…
What I Wish I Knew at 22
Build a fence and remember the Alamo.
This is the Best Minor to Supplement Your Engineering Degree
A student recently emailed me this question and my gut reaction was “Do what brings YOU value.” Too often, students focus on what they learned for years: make your application/resume…
Most Engineers Never Learn How to Interview for a Job
Don’t be that person.
Meet this single metric and watch your job satisfaction skyrocket
What I learned when I started recording my complaints.