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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Automating pizza base production exceeds expectations.

Bakkavor the leading UK provider of freshly prepared foods is benefiting from  the automation of their pizza base production line. In addition to improving the product quality and consistency, they reduced production costs through by reducing maintenance and unplanned downtime. Pizza is one of the UK’s most loved foods. With such high demand, pizza makers […]

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Omron 3G3RX-V1 high-function general-purpose nears end of life

In a recent notice, Omron Automation announced the discontinuation of the Omron 3G3RX-V1 high function general purpose inverter drives. Last order acceptance for the 3G3RX is 1st August 2022, with final deliveries at the end of that month. Maintenance support and support for network options will stop in 2029 after seven years. Keeping with Omron’s philosophy […]

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Seven ways Altivar Machine drives benefit conveying systems

  Whether you are specifying a new conveying system or upgrading your existing material handling operation, Schneider Electric explains how Altivar Machine drives help. As AC drive technology for conveyors advances, it presents new ways to address challenges for improving productivity, performance, connectivity, and security. Importantly, modern drives are smaller, so they will fit in […]

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Two new wide screen HMIs from Mitsubishi Electric

  Two new wide screen HMIs from Mitsubishi Electric benefit from optional antibacterial protection sheets to safeguard operators. The new Graphic Operator Terminals (GOT) are also ready for remote connection where user access is limited. Remote connection functions like Soft GOT enable remote maintenance to access the local screen, where GOT Mobile allows operators to […]

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