How anti-jam technology reduces wastewater pumping problems.

Growing health and hygiene interests, along with the pandemic have increased the volume of non-flushable items in the wastewater system. Our pursuit for convenience and healthy personal habits also means non-flushable items like wet wipes will continue to grow. Changing public perceptions and pumps using anti-jam technology offer a solution. Despite the marketing, these products […]

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Universal automation offers growth opportunities for Integrators

Industrial firms spend millions of pounds each year supporting and servicing their industrial equipment. Yet, according to Schneider Electric, using a standardised universal automation system reduces this spending. It would benefit both plant engineers and integrators. Universal automation is a platform that decouples hardware from software to save engineering time by eliminating vendor hardware lock-in. […]

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Well plate automation boosts productivity

By replacing a fifteen-year-old well plate filling machine, a laboratory increased throughput yields by a factor of eight and cut waste by half. Well plates are the multi-well trays used for high-throughput screening of in vitro devices (IVD) in clinical laboratories. Reproducibility, precision, and accuracy are fundamental for creating stable conditions for clinicians to interpret […]

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In which applications do VSDs offer the best efficiency benefits?

  Most motor driven machines benefit from the use of variable speed drives (VSD). In some applications it is from energy savings and in others, improved control of the application. According to ABB, variable torque loads offer the most energy saving and efficiency benefits. This category includes pumps, fans, and air handling units. Pumps VSDs […]

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Four good reasons for not using mcbs in motor protection

  Industrial motors are the backbone of industry and commerce, and protective devices ensure their safe and reliable operation. Most machine builders and industrial engineers treat motor protection with care due to the downtime costs if they fail. Yet there are pressures on contractors and machine builders for smaller and lower cost solutions.   According […]

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