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Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - October 20, 2015

Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - October 20, 2015

How do you handle resistance heating elements that fail, with an extruder stopping production of parts?

The plant has four large plastic extrusion machines. Each relies on 15 wrap-around resistance heating elements. It seems a day doesn’t go by when at least one of these elements fails and an extruder stops producing parts. Unfortunately, it may take over an hour for an operator to notice the interruption.

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