Condition monitoring system cuts unplanned downtime

Avoiding unplanned downtime of rotating machinery is an important tool for improving productivity for manufacturers. Modern VSD have offer a wide range of protective functions to protect both the drive and connected motor. Adding a condition monitoring system extends this protection to critical fans, pumps, and gearboxes and other equipment. The condition-based monitoring solution developed […]

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Monitoring system prevents losses from failing drives systems

Drives and rotating machines are at the heart of most production processes. Providing early warning for failing drives systems is straight forward in application and cost effective when using predictive maintenance. To a high degree, modern drive systems are reliable, but when failures occur, they are costly and time consuming. Direct and indirect costs from […]

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ABB drive removes steeping production bottleneck.

Installing an ABB drive on a mechanical agitator at a production bottleneck has reduced stoppages, cut maintenance and saved energy. Bairds Malt has five malt houses across England and Scotland, supplying 250,000 tonnes of malt a year to brewers and distillers. The ABB ACS880 industrial drive controls four gear motors located on the corners of […]

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ABB virtual commissioning cuts project cost by 25%

Virtual engineering and commissioning allow machine builders to develop and simulate entire industrial processing lines and machines without running hardware. This provides them with invaluable savings and other benefits through the designing, commissioning and operating phases of ABB enabled machines. ABB’s Virtual Commissioning platform lets them set up virtual drives for offline simulation, eliminating the […]

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Intelligent controller improves micro-brewery production

Over the last few years, the UK has seen a significant growth in micro-breweries as more hobbyists turn their past time into a business. Accessing an easy-to-use intelligent controller helps the production process and enables owners to check and control their batch production remotely. One reputable micro-brewery with a reputation for creating unique hand-crafted beers […]

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