New Mitsubishi FX5U safety extension modules for PLC, simplify design.

  Mitsubishi Electric has strengthened its compact PLC series with the addition of two new FX5U safety extension modules. The modules allow users to create a compact, integrated safety system by connecting a safety extension module to a PLC. Developed and produced in conjunction with German safety maker SICK AG, the modules connect directly to FXU and […]

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How to cut unplanned downtime with this SMART condition monitoring system

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

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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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Connected systems offer cost savings in quarries and mines

Saving energy generally means making an investment in equipment and many operators use payback periods to justify the expenditure. So, what do you address first and where do you go for further optimisation and cost savings? Trevor Herbert, Business Development Manager for Mitsubishi Electric Automation Systems Division addressed the British Aggregates Association (BAA) recently. He […]

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Will TSN be another disruptive communications technology?

The growth of IIoT means information has become the most important commodity for international manufacturing industries. Automation systems need the ability to handle large amounts of data at speed and Time Stamped Networks (TSN) provide this. TSN offers a non-proprietary technical solution for delivering high performance deterministic communication between industrial devices to field level over […]

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