Siemens Industrial Tablet ITP1000

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Sep 15, 2017 8:36:39 AM

Introduced as part of the Siemens portfolio of Simatic Industrial PCs, the new Simatic ITP1000 industrial tablet PC has been designed to carry out all varieties of industrial tasks in the most user friendly, slick manner possible. The industrial tablet is part of a portfolio that includes scalable product lines of box, panel and rack PCs. This has been the first time though when Siemens has brought a tablet PC into the market and the ITP1000 is the currently the fastest tablet available.

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Topics: Siemens, Networks

Magswitch Hand Lifter 60-CE

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Sep 13, 2017 3:33:30 PM

The Hand Lifter 60-CE is Magswitch’s take on cordless electric hand lifter hardware, giving users the ability to lift parts off of a burn table, and pick up steel pieces or fixtures within seconds. All of Magswitch’s products are based on its patented permanent magnets technology that allow it to instill efficiency and strength in every lifting process.

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Topics: Safety, Industrial Magnets

Talk2M: A Fundamental Aspect in Industrial IoT

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Sep 12, 2017 2:02:51 PM

Built to supplement eWON Cosy VPN routers, Talk2M is the first industrial IoT connectivity service that offers cloud capabilities for location-independent operations. Over 100,000 eWON routers are already in service while over 70+ TB of data has been transferred over 8 million VPN connections.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring, industry 4.0

Overview of Magswitch Magdrill

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Sep 8, 2017 8:11:35 AM

What would you prefer? Take your work piece to the drill or take your drill to the work piece? This is the main difference between conventional stationary drill presses and the Magswitch Magdrill. Designed with Magswitch’s patent-pending rotating magnet technology comprised of the lightest materials, the drill is capable of exceeding all previous workspace drilling technologies and provide you with quick and safe operation for all sorts of surfaces.

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Topics: Safety, Industrial Magnets

eWON Cosy: Industry Leader in Remote Access

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Sep 6, 2017 11:01:43 AM

For the past two years eWON has been rated as #1 by Control Design Readers in the Machine Remote Access Category, and now for the third time in a row, eWON has been recognized as the industry leader once again.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring, industry 4.0

Winery Connects with Meltric Switch-Rated Quality, Consistency and Style

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Sep 5, 2017 11:01:33 AM

Founded in 1969, ZD Wines has a long history of producing world class Burgundy wines. Quality, consistency and style has been the key to success for ZD Wines as it has always strived to achieve top-quality through improvement in process.

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Topics: Safety Devices & Software, Machine Safety, Safety

How to Implement a Smart Manufacturing Approach

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 31, 2017 11:28:03 AM

The manufacturing industry has been keen on getting on board with the Industry 4.0 trend, and while the entire idea is enticing, the details aren’t that simple. The Smart Factory promises intelligent decisions based on the data connected from various devices and assets. This is both a blessing and a curse since interconnectivity introduces greater complexity, need for greater management and foolproof network security requirements.

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Topics: Industry News, productivity, industry 4.0

Siemens Expands Scalance Portfolio

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 28, 2017 8:20:43 AM

Siemens recently broke news of its expansion of its Scalance Portfolio. The introduction of new unmanaged Scalance XR-100WG as well as the managed XR-300WG switches have increased the Scalance line’s capabilities.

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Topics: Siemens, Networks

Closing the Gaps in Industry 4.0

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 24, 2017 11:09:57 AM

While the quest of next-generation industrial technology has increased the adoption of internet, serious steps weren’t taken for its revival until the start of this decade. Internet of Things, Cloud Computing, Smart Factory or Industry 4.0 are all connected with each other, with the prime goal of automation through interconnected industrial assets. Information will play a detrimental role in this revolution and therefore all challenges in implementing industrial ethernet should be properly addressed.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring

Siemens S7-300 – Product Demo

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Aug 23, 2017 9:48:50 AM

The Siemens SIMATIC line of controllers consists of an impressive portfolio, designed for a wide range of automation requirements. The SIMATIC range is built of basic, advanced, distributed and software controllers that offer scalability according to the situation. Their integration with Siemen’s Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) Portal only adds to the ease through which automation solutions can be developed.

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Topics: Siemens, Controls, Networks

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