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Posted by Nick Schiltz on Jun 12, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Last week, our COO at Grace, Bryan Van Itallie published an article from his unique perspective on predictive maintenance. Discover how a nuclear submariner's experience led to this comparative analysis of our GraceSense Predictive Maintenance System. 

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How It's Made: Burnie & Les

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Jun 5, 2019 1:30:00 PM

This is what a storyboard for Burnie & Les looks like that I submit for new Burnie & Les comics. Just kidding... I'm nowhere near that talented! We currently outsource our comics to an illustrator at Suite Imagery, LLC; the company that makes our whiteboard videos. The young daughter of their Director of Animation & Video has taken a liking to them and attempted her own incredibly talented freehand illustrations.

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What Does Innovation Mean for Electrical Safety?

Posted by Nick Schiltz on May 29, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Throughout this Electrical Safety Month, we've talked a lot about what electrical safety means to us and what our products do to mitigate risk and improve productivity. In our final installment of this month's focus, let's take a look at where innovation is taking the industry in one particular game-changing case.

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What Does GraceSense Mean for Electrical Safety?

Posted by Nick Schiltz on May 22, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Routine thermography inspections on critical equipment, such as MCCs and Switchgears, have evolved alongside new advances in technology at our disposal. What was once a very hands on and often times dangerous task, can now be done remotely and safely with the Hot Spot Monitor (HSM).

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What do GracePorts Mean for Electrical Safety?

Posted by Nick Schiltz on May 15, 2019 1:30:00 PM

After many years of doing things the long, hard, and (most importantly) unsafe way, the Arc Flash Specialists, Burnie & Les, finally ordered a GracePort panel interface connector. Burnie was shocked at what it had to offer all this time. And like most facilities, they'd be carrying on without it for many years!

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What do PESDs Mean for Electrical Safety?

Posted by Nick Schiltz on May 8, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Put simply, GracePESDs® add a thick layer of safety when it comes to electrical maintenance and Lockout/Tagout (LOTO). When performing LOTO, don't go by your gut; adding our Permanent Electrical Safety Devices (PESDs) will provide the best assurance that electrical energy has been isolated and you're free to safely perform maintenance on depowered equipment.

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What Does Electrical Safety Mean to You?

Posted by Nick Schiltz on May 1, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Well, our hometown just made national news, but not in a good way. Yesterday, our levee down by the Mississippi River was breached following a collapse and the results are devastating. Residents in Downtown Davenport were trapped in their homes causing emergency crews to dispatch boats to rescue them.

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Milestone Recognition

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Apr 24, 2019 1:30:00 PM

Recently, Grace has been experiencing rapid growth to support our current and future endeavors. As we continue to grow our primary base of electrical safety products, we've also been working hard to expand our team with experts in the realm of IIoT engineering for our predictive maintenance solutions.

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Notre Dame Cathedral (Electrical?) Fire

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Apr 17, 2019 1:30:00 PM

The world is in mourning over the destruction of one of the most significant historical sights on the planet. In our industry, we know how destructive the element of fire can be and what it can cost. Although an official cause as to the source has not been identified, we've seen over the past couple of days the destruction it has wrought on the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

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GraceSense™ Pilot Project

Posted by Nick Schiltz on Apr 10, 2019 1:30:00 PM

True Story: One of the world's leading car manufacturers avoided losing half a million dollars in under six months from unplanned downtime after installing the GraceSense™ Predictive Maintenance System. This successful deployment was the initial pilot project for the technology available to order from Grace today.

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