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Cybersecurity Tips for Industrial Controls Systems

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Cybersecurity is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. When we connect our machines and share information digitally, we are potentially exposing ourselves to hackers and malware, specifically ransomware. Digital data should not be feared, and by taking the appropriate precautions you can help mitigate these cybersecurity risks.

Sanitation Tech Tip: IP vs NEMA Ratings

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IP and NEMA ratings can be confusing when you don't know the differences between the two. CBT Sanitation Expert, Larry Hecker, breaks down what you need to know.

Optimize Business Processes with Custom B2B Integration

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CBT's in-house IT team can work with you to assess your company's needs and optimize processes through seamless integration on our B2B site.

Timken Poly-Round® Bearings

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CBT partner Timken offers unique Poly-Round® bearings that offer reliable operation in locations where ball bearings with lubrication are a contamination concern.

Panduit TX6A Shielded Field Terminal

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It doesn't take long to recognize the importance of connectivity on our plant floors. Network reliability is a key component of avoiding downtime.  Downtime can also lead to significant financial loss. The Shielded Field Term Plug from CBT Parnter, Panduit, provides a secure, reliable connection across all equipment on your plant floor.

Bearing Mounting Installation Training

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Improper storage, handling, and installation of rolling bearings are leading causes of early bearing arrangement failures in motors, pumps, gearboxes, and other industrial equipment. Educate your employees on proper bearing mounting and maintenance procedures with on-site training presented from CBT partner, Schaeffler.

Ask The Expert: How to Reduce Downtime During Gearbox Failure

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Gearboxes can, and will, fail for a variety of reasons. Normal wear and tear, improper gearbox sizing, and lack of regular maintenance are the most common reasons for gearbox failure. Getting your operation back up and running as soon as possible is the highest priority in these high-pressure situations. 

How To Track a Belt

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Being able to accurately and efficiently track a belt is an integral part to belt maintenance and operation. CBT Belting and Sanitation Specialist Larry Hecker breaks down the basics of belt tracking to help you keep your belts running.