Schneider demonstrating IIoT deployment benefits

Smart Industry Expo – NEC, Birmingham from 10 to 12 April 2018 Stands S109 & S110   Schneider Electric will be at the Smart Expo exhibition in a big way. They will offer engineers and managers a practical vision by demonstrating IIoT deployment benefits awaiting them as they implement IIoT and Industry 4.0 strategies. They […]

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IIoT driving Industrial Ethernet growth for 2018

For factory automation, the installation of Industrial Ethernet nodes has overtaken traditional fieldbuses for the first time. This is the finding in HMS Industrial Networks’ annual study of the industrial network market for 2018.   IIoT driving Industrial Ethernet growth The move to Industrial Ethernet reflects the needs for high performance networks expected by the […]

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Altivar 600 improves the pumping driveline

  Altivar 600 improves the pumping driveline.   Most VSDs combine with other electromechanical or mechanical devices to form a driveline. However, in pumping systems, inefficiencies can reduce performance of the driveline.   For example, a mismatch between the pump deployed and the actual system need. Similarly, the improper use of throttling valves and damper […]

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Mitsubishi | digital transformation for the factory floor

Drives & Controls Exhibition 2018 – NEC, Birmingham, 10-12 April Stands 256, 410 and 716.   Mitsubishi Electric is presenting a range of products bringing digital transformation for the factory floor. The collection and integration of shop-floor information are fundamental to deliver Smart Manufacturing. In support IIoT and Industry 4.0 Mitsubishi it will show innovations […]

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Avoiding installation issues with PWM inverters

Avoiding installation issues with PWM inverters   Variable speed AC drives have become very popular because of their energy efficiency. Additionally, they offer flexible control of processes and machinery using maintenance-free AC motors. AC drives use power switching techniques and generate high rates of change of voltage. Most modern AC drives use voltage-source PWM inverters. […]

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