Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Product of the Year Finalists

Apps for engineers

Read about the three finalists in the Apps for Engineers category for the Consulting-Specifying Engineer 2016 Product of the Year program.


ArmWin by ArmacellInsulation thickness calculator

ArmWin is a professional technical calculation program that helps mechanical engineers calculate the proper thickness to be specified for Armaflex elastomeric foam insulation. Installing the proper elastomeric insulation thickness is key to the long-term performance of mechanical HVAC, plumbing, and refrigeration systems. Unlike the previous ArmWin CD that had to be downloaded and installed on a PC, the latest ArmWin is designed to reproduce the functionality that users enjoy in an easy-to-use app for smartphones. Users can save project-related results for further use and forward reports via email to themselves, colleagues, or clients.

Armacell, www.armacell.us 


Selective Coordination Designer by EatonSelective coordination designer tool

The Selective Coordination Designer v1.0 for consultants and application engineers helps simplify the design process of selecting overcurrent protective devices (OCPDs) in keeping with NEC requirements for selective coordination of systems that supply life safety loads and public safety, as well as for applications where uptime is important. The Selective Coordination Designer helps customers easily and quickly define a list of selective coordination solutions for each OCPD in their system. The application provides OCPD options that are compact and cost-effective. Eaton simplifies the process of determining a solution with its desktop and mobile-friendly Selective Coordination Designer.

Eaton, www.eaton.com 


Fluke Connect AssetsCloud-based software, test tool system

Fluke Connect Assets is a cloud-based wireless system of software and test tools that gives maintenance managers a comprehensive view of all critical equipment, enabling them to setup and sustain a preventive maintenance or condition-based maintenance system easily. It features wireless one-step measurement transfer from more than 30 Fluke Connect wireless test tools, eliminating manual recording of measurements so maintenance managers can be more confident that the equipment history is accurate. The system's features allow maintenance managers to analyze multiple types of predictive data all in one program, side by side, in a visual format that enables easy scanning.

Fluke Corp., www.fluke.com 

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