Lunchtime CPD training in water systems

  ABB has introduced a series of lunchtime CPD training in water systems courses. The certified System Efficiency training courses focus on improving the electrical efficiency of pump systems and save up to 20 percent in energy costs. The Lunch ‘n’ Learn CPD training sessions are part of ABB’s 20+20 vision for improving customer outcomes […]

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VSDs as an IIoT tool for OEMs and manufacturers

In their efforts to remain globally competitive, manufacturers face many challenges including fluctuating demand, mass customization, high productivity, and consistency of quality. The machine builders (OEMs) that support them face their own set of challenges. VSDs as an IIoT tool are a differentiator for OEMs and manufacturers, giving them the ability continuously adapt machines to […]

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Condition monitoring in pharma improves OEE

    Many pharmaceutical manufacturers are using new smart condition monitoring in pharma to boost productivity. The improved monitoring available is helping them to reduce downtime as they move from batch production to continuous operation to improve OEE.   Pharma is a highly regulated sector with huge financial incentives to keep production lines running. Typically, […]

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Integrating wireless and functional safety

The growth of wireless applications in industrial automation results from recognised benefits of efficiency and improved operator safety. The move from electro-mechanics to electronics enables them to monitor and control unintended movements of the machine or unexpected changes to the process. Monitoring this functional safety is enhanced by integrating wireless   Functional Safety Functional safety […]

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Save up to 50% of energy using a regenerative drive

    According to Omron Automation, it makes good business sense to use regenerative drive technologies on motor loads to reduce a machine’s energy consumption. Studies show that Omron’s regenerative drive solutions can reduce electrical energy consumption by up to 50%, according to the application.   Omron tunes its regenerative drive units specifically to match […]

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