Plant Automation - Wireless Systems

Embrace the digital plant to build a bridge to the future

Siemens officials call digital manufacturing ‘do or die’ in pushing for faster adoption at their... » more

The cloud's role in data management

The connectivity of devices that use the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) must collect and... » more

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, May 29 to June 4: Predictive or preventive maintenance, IIoT's potential, prescriptive maintenance, more

Articles about predictive vs. preventive maintenance, IIoT's potential, prescriptive maintenance,... » more

Serial console model

The Avocent ACS800 serial console models have two, four, or eight serial ports and a digital output... » more

Get your maintenance program ready for IIoT

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) provides many benefits for maintenance programs and... » more

Embracing IIoT's potential for maintenance

Companies can and should embrace and apply critical aspects of IIoT, including machine learning,... » more

Industrial Ethernet switches

The Stride SE2 Series of managed industrial Ethernet switches offer more connectivity choices for... » more

Manufacturers still not embracing IIoT

Seven manufacturing market trends for 2017, according to IHS Markit report at Hannover Messe,... » more

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Products

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Serial console model

The Avocent ACS800 serial console models have two, four, or eight serial ports and a digital output port. » more

Thermal imaging camera series

FLIR Systems' T530 and T540 professional thermal imaging cameras are designed for thermographers who operate in a variety of environments including power generation, electrical distribution, and research laboratories.

Self-guided lift truck

The MPE080VG is designed to operate as a self-guided truck and the infrastructure-free navigation technology requires no tape, wire or magnets for guidance. » more

Industrial Ethernet switches

The Stride SE2 Series of managed industrial Ethernet switches offer more connectivity choices for Ethernet applications and provide Modbus TCP and EtherNet/IP management capability. » more

Cloud-based supervision and diagnostics system

ABB's Ability Electrical Distribution Control System, is a cloud-based energy management, remote supervision and diagnostics system that connects a facility’s electrical equipment with the Internet of Things.

Webcasts

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LaChance on CMMS Blog

Hacking scandals show value of cloud storage

Does your data need to be stored in the cloud? Here are a few ideas... » more

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Videos

Top 4 mistakes made when precision balancing

Tom Hoenig of GTI Predictive Technology discusses...

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Poll of the Week

My company's maintenance efforts are largely:
Reactive in nature (break-fix)
A combination of preventive and predictive
Predictive, moving toward more a analytical approach
A fully-automated IIoT-based maintenance structure


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