Calibration: ensuring the reliability of your electrical testing equipment

Electrical test equipment certification is important. So, with instruments subject to daily use in harsh environments regular calibration checks are essential. For electricians, ensuring the safety of a building’s wiring installation or undergoing an accreditation audit, this question is pivotal. The Significance of Calibration Certificates When it comes to instrument accuracy, the “Calibration Certificate” and […]

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Spare parts coping strategies for maintenance managers

[Source: Shutterstock] For maintenance managers, spare parts inventory management is often an afterthought. In some cases, it is not even considered until an unforeseen incident occurs. Moreover, as companies grow, critical spare parts management becomes more complex. Over time the proportion of inactive spare parts inventory grows in comparison to the working stock. If there […]

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Top Four tips on flexible manufacturing in food and beverage production

The coronavirus pandemic has posed significant challenges to organisations of all types and sizes. As a result, the food and commodity industries, have faced fast-changing demand patterns and disrupted supply chains. Omron Automation offers four tips on using flexible manufacturing to improve productivity in food and beverage production. So how can manufacturers adapt their business strategies and […]

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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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