Mitsubishi FR-A800-CRN vibration resistant VSD

  Leading variable speed drive producer Mitsubishi Electric has added a vibration resistant VSD crane application model to its FR-A800 Plus inverter drive series. Further, the enhanced vibration resistant VDS are also suitable for a wide range of applications where high vibrations are experienced. Furthermore, other uses include tunnel boring machines and marine deck cranes. […]

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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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A role for the PLC in large scale complex automation?

  Few applications use a standalone PLC and little else. Most control systems combine PLCs, inverters, servo components, network, HMIs, and I/O modules. They work as a system for machine control, process control, positioning, production line automation and even factory-wide coordination. So, is there a role for the PLC in large scale complex automation? As […]

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CC-Link IE Field Network Basic simplifies Ethernet networking

  Mitsubishi Electric’s recently launched CC-Link IE Field Network Basic compatible products to further leverage networking on the production floor. It simplifies connection with almost any device having an Ethernet port.   With recent trends of IIoT, network connection of devices and equipment for small-scale systems is becoming more popular.  CC-Link IE Field Network Basic […]

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THE AGE OF THE CONTROL AUTOMATION PLATFORM IS NOW

    An article by Mitsubishi Electric considers how the PLC has developed into a control automation platform suitable for Industry 4.0. In doing so, it brings together a wide range of benefits for harmonious integration for users and integrators. The evolution of the modern control automation platform, commonly with a PLC at its heart, […]

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