How selecting the right drive brings long-term benefits

ABB has produced a technical guide to help users select the correct micro drive from the ACS 55, ACS150, ACS355 and ACS 310 Series.  Correctly selected and tuned motor control works better in applications and ensures correct operation in abnormal situations.   There might be different external and internal conditions that need to be considered […]

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How do I convince top managers to start a Lean programme?

Manufacturers’ organisation, EEF, has launched a free new video designed to help innovative staff and managers sell the concept of Lean to their senior management team.   World-class technique Lean is a world-class technique, already used extensively by industry heavy-weights, that transforms businesses through a process of continuous improvement that cuts out waste and encourages […]

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2015 revisions clarify functional safety standard ISO 13849-1

According to test and certification provider TÜV SÜD United Kingdom’s Stewart Robinson, the ISO is making some revisions to ISO 13849-1 to help clarify the functional safety requirements.   The changes have been published as a “Final Draft Amendment”, meaning that there will be no further editorial or technical changes, with the publication of the […]

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