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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ABB motor and drive deliver astonishing turnaround in machine performance

    Installing an ABB motor and drive to an ageing blow moulding machine has provided an astonishing turnaround in performance and savings. These included a 30% increase in usable product and a 60 % fall in energy costs for the machine. PrimePac Limited in Northern Ireland, specialises in continuous extrusion blow moulding. It manufactures […]

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ABB ACS 580 improving productivity of old machines

  ABB ACS 580 improving productivity of old machine Retrofitting two twenty-year-old production machines with ABB variable speed drives (VSDs) and motors improved productivity and efficiency by reducing stoppages. In addition it enhanced the quality control of the finished product.   Samuel Taylor produces precision metallic components for the aerospace and automotive industries at its […]

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University demonstrates massive energy savings still available by installing VSDs

    University demonstrates massive energy savings still available by installing VSDs.   Despite being promoted for energy saving for over thirty years, huge opportunities still exist for retrofitting inverter drives in building services. In a recent example, installing ABB drives at the university of Leeds reduced carbon emissions by over 809 tonnes p.a. and […]

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