Wireless Sensor Networks: What You Need to Know

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 18, 2017 10:49:30 AM

Banner Engineering packs a highly impressive wireless products portfolio for providing top connectivity to & from remote assets to central stations. The hardware is designed to withstand harsh conditions, therefore making it ideal for difficult-to-access locations.

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Topics: I/O, Remote Monitoring, Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

Lighting & Indicators Overview: Banner Engineering

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 18, 2017 10:28:57 AM

Proper lighting is a pre-requisite in all types of industries in order to ensure smooth operation, regardless of the level of automation being employed within various processes. Banner Engineering’s offers a highly impressive range of LED light fixtures, tower lights, indicators & actuators that can enlighten workspaces with superior-quality illumination, unmistakable status indication and maintenance-free operation.

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Topics: LED Lighting, Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

TIA Portal v15 Engineering Framework: Applications, Digitalization & Efficiency

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 14, 2017 1:42:15 PM

Siemens has displayed a great deal of attention towards the prospects of digitalization, and the positive impact it would have on the industrial sector, from shortened engineering times to greater throughput. Siemens Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) Portal was introduced in 2010 to empower users to perform automation tasks quickly and with ease of use. The software product is designed to deliver a high degree of efficiency for both new & experienced users, introducing standardized concepts for controllers, HMIs and drives. The TIA Portal facilitates the entire spectrum of digitized automation including integrated engineering, digital planning and virtual operation. With the new version of the TIA portal v15, Siemens has solidified its position as an industry leader in the field of digitalization, and expanded its reach to standardization and greater engineering efficiency.

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Topics: Siemens, Industry News

eWON Talk2M: Now ISO 27001 Certified

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 11, 2017 10:44:37 AM

The need for security isn’t that apparent until part of your network or privacy is compromised. Network data security should always be a top priority when considering connectivity within a plant or to multiple sites. Security is highly important in the 21st century industrial sector as corporate espionage for sensitive inside information is becoming increasingly common.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring, industry 4.0

Banner Engineering Sensors: How Can Data be Turned into Useful Information?

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 11, 2017 10:41:36 AM

Data sits at the very core of all automation operations. All modern automation technologies & concepts such as Internet of Things & Industry 4.0 strive to achieve greater levels of automation & intelligence through the utilization of data.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

Banner Engineering Offers Solutions for Water and Wastewater Industry

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 7, 2017 2:14:44 PM

Working with the water & wastewater industry in the fields of monitoring & control can be a challenge. Assets can be located at remote areas and be at risk from humidity, chemicals and other elements. Even though the accumulation & processing of all such data is difficult, making sure all communications remain online is extremely vital for continual operations.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

Electrical Test Instruments: Safety is Still the First Tool

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 5, 2017 1:00:04 PM

Electrical construction, maintenance and repair work all involve a great deal of attention towards safe work practices. Industry electrical publications regularly highlight the various safety issues & their remedies, including the use of tools & equipment for energized & deenergized environments, as well as utilizing the correct personal protective equipment according to the situation.

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Topics: Safety Devices & Software, Machine Safety, Safety

What is a Photoelectric Sensor? How Can it Benefit Your Facility?

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 4, 2017 10:55:50 AM

There are several industrial applications, especially within manufacturing where the distance, absence or presence of an object needs to be measured. A photoelectric sensor is used for such purposes.

A photoelectric sensor is a position sensing device that uses a modulated light beam to detect its target. The absence or presence of the target is dependent on the reflection of the light beam.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Sensors

Siemens helps Manufacturing Companies Become Digital Enterprises

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 1, 2017 11:28:13 AM

Digitization is affecting all walks of life, from the way we travel to the way we spend our money to the way we gain knowledge. People are becoming more empowered and expect greater quality, something that’s driving competition to great heights. The pace of innovation and the ability to disrupt the market is ramping up, with each company looking for ways to improve their productivity while alleviating their costs.

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Topics: Siemens, Industry News, IoT, industry 4.0

The Omni Range By Flood-It

Posted by Advanced Control & Distribution on Nov 29, 2017 2:56:17 PM

Flood-It LED lights are built upon the strong pillars of durability, reliability and performance, offering top drawer luminosity for professional use. The Omni Range is composed of ultra-compact floodlight that truly instills ease-of-use within the workplace. The light is incredibly bright, yet compact enough to fit in confined spaces making it perfect for applications such as maintenance, construction, surveying, etc.

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Topics: LED Lighting

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