Thursday, June 19, 2014
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Remote energy monitoring improves plant performance, reduces downtime
Remote energy monitoring improves plant performance, reduces downtime

In the past decade, significant changes have occurred in industrial environments. With the growing cost of downtime and rise of complex, high-density electrical equipment, power distribution systems are increasingly relied on to provide a clean, steady supply of power. Today’s electrical equipment is also far more... Read More

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Six steps to energy efficiency in pneumatic systems
Six steps to energy efficiency in pneumatic systems

Pneumatic systems are considered to be inherently inefficient, so little is done to improve them. However, this article will show how these systems can be optimized to not only improve energy... Read More

Reduce HVAC energy consumption with FHP and VFD operations
Reduce HVAC energy consumption with FHP and VFD operations

I’m going to make a bold statement right up front by saying: All air-cooled chillers are over-sized. Now let me explain why I take this position. Among other considerations, Air –cooled chillers are... Read More

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Ensure network availability in an industrial environment
Ensure network availability in an industrial environment

Industrial plants rely heavily on their automation, instrumentation, and control data communications to relay signals between devices, machinery, and the control system to activate events on an... Read More

Smart I/O and Ethernet connect to and expand fieldbus capabilities
Smart I/O and Ethernet connect to and expand fieldbus capabilities

Sensor level fieldbus communications eliminated the need to return sensor wiring to a centrally located "main" control cabinet. Advantages include less labor, lower physical wire and... Read More

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The Engineering Leaders Under 40 program recognizes manufacturing professionals under the age of 40 who are making a significant contribution to their plant’s success, and to the control engineering and/or plant engineering professions.
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Multi-axis positioners
Multi-axis positioners

Multi-axis positioners from LazerArc come in two, three, four, and five axis varieties. Multi-axis... Read More

Managed switches
Managed switches

The 2000 series of managed switches gives machine builders an affordable switch with multicast... Read More

Remote monitoring system
Remote monitoring system

The Sentinel system from Sensaphone uses cloud technology to provide supervised 24/7 remote... Read More

Serial device servers
Serial device servers

Mencom Serial Device Servers are designed to allow industrial devices to be directly accessible... Read More

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