Extending electrical equipment life by reducing cabinet temperature

The reliability of electrical and electronic equipment is critical to most production plants. Heat induced equipment failures causes damage to expensive equipment, and loss of production due to downtime. Electrical equipment life is extended by operating at the correct cabinet temperature   The temperature inside an electrical cabinet is invariable higher than the ambient. The […]

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Using Smart Condition Monitoring for predictive maintenance

Mitsubishi Electric’s Smart Condition Monitoring (SCM) solutions use an intelligent sensor controller to provide an overview of plant operations using traffic-light style alerts. Integrated within this as detailed diagnostics, in-depth analysis and recommended actions to minimise unscheduled downtime and maximise asset availability.   Replaces vibration analysis For example, in rotating machines, increases in operating temperature, […]

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How to eliminate manual picking errors in production processes

  At parts assembly production sites, where parts are picked from stock, it is almost inevitable that picking mistakes will occur. As parts become more complex and their component types increase, the problem of picking mistakes grows. With Mitsubishi Electric’s Guided Operator Solutions, such mistakes can be easily eliminated, helping to reduce waste, improve quality […]

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Is there a compromise between machine safety and productivity?

Omron Industrial Automation examines how safety can be an enabler for increased productivity and reduced total cost of ownership.   There are few issues in machine design more emotive than safety, and it is a subject that becomes increasingly complex. Requirements are becoming more stringent and the numbers of people affected are increasing. Initially the […]

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