Why convert existing machines from DC to AC motors

  When refurbishing machines, converting from DC to AC motors and drives has many advantages. They include the use of AC variable speed drives to improve reliability, reduce running costs and provide energy savings. Over 20 years ago DC motors and drives dominated many markets and industries. The reason was that only DC motors could […]

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Secure open source building automation

We are expecting to use more electricity in buildings as designers plan for a low carbon economy. While electricity demand will increase, so too will prices as we continue to fund green production. Secure open source building automation will help operators improve building responsiveness and efficiency. The government has committed to a low carbon economy. […]

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Beijer X2 marine HMI not just for ships

  Beijer Electronics has been one of the leading suppliers of HMIs for UK industrial applications for many years. The latest X2 Series offers a wide range of operator panels for industrial applications and marine versions. X2 panels specifically meet extended classes of marine certifications not available with standard HMIs. Furthermore, it makes them suitable […]

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Advanced condition monitoring in F&B

Advanced condition monitoring in F&B Unplanned downtime costs food producers anything from hundreds of pounds an hour to tens of thousands, depending on the process. In the production of food and bev, smart condition monitoring cuts downtime by anticipating device failure. For example, if a mixer unit fails in a processing plant the drop in […]

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