Custom Lights Enable Distant Communication in a Busy Manufacturing Site

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Nov 15, 2017 11:19:19 AM

Networks of conveyer belts & loading/unloading machinery undoubtedly project an image of harmony & fluidity within a manufacturing site, but it doesn’t take long for things to go wrong. Even a slight build-up or brief pause in any machinery can kick-start a domino effect that can lead to disruptions in the entire production. 

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

Banner Engineering General-Purpose Panel Indicators

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Nov 13, 2017 9:01:44 AM

A factory floor has a lot going at any particular instance. In order to avoid a mishap and ensure clear communication, highly visible indicators must be placed at strategic locations alongside major equipment. Operators must take special care in ensuring correct labels & varying colors to give workers a streamlined view of the current status.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

Temperature Monitoring: Are You Getting Accurate Data Recordings?

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Nov 7, 2017 11:39:56 AM

Temperature is one of the major physical parameters that are monitored & regulated in a wide range of industries. The entire process of sensing, logging and analyzing it is mostly critical, and the maintenance of specific temperature ranges is vital to ensure proper operation. Temperature data is also an important indicator to determine the lifetime and health of equipment. Banner has effective solutions when it comes to monitoring & regulating temperatures, capable of registering even the slightest of fluctuations. Coupled with a wide & reliable portfolio of connectivity products, Banner can ensure that your temperature data is accurately recorded in the shortest time possible.

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Topics: Monitoring Solutions, Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

Machine Monitoring & Equipment Effectiveness

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Nov 1, 2017 12:00:28 PM

The worst method of operating machines is running them to a point of failure, carrying out repairs and then operating them again. This method, in addition to being overly expensive in terms of lost output is also hazardous to the workspace. Machine Monitoring can give your plant the capability to monitor, control & automate itself according to the changing requirements of the various systems. The concept is the epitome of modern industrial technology and utilized every available resource, hardware & software to ensure maximum uptime & minimum, yet scheduled maintenance.

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Topics: Monitoring Solutions, Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

How Industrial Wireless Technology Lowers Cost and Improves Operations

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Oct 30, 2017 11:14:41 AM

As communications technology advances, the limitations of a wired ethernet network became apparent in versatile and harsh industrial environments, sparking the need for wireless solutions. Today, it has advanced to such a level that it has become economic, convenient and resource-savvy.

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Topics: Remote Monitoring, IoT, Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

Industrial Wireless Controller DXM

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Oct 23, 2017 10:53:46 AM

Interconnected systems are becoming hugely popular, and the core focus of every company is to ensure a level of automation that would make their processes efficient, reliable and safe.

Internet of Things or IoT is probably the biggest buzzword in factory automation today, and makes up for a key aspect of the ongoing industrial revolution, i.e. Industry 4.0. It basically describes the technologies that enable objects to communicate with each other, from consumer electronics to industrial assets. And there’s no better medium for communication then the network of networks, Internet.

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Topics: Remote Monitoring, IoT, Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

Improve Efficiency in Assembly & Manufacturing with Error-Proofing Assembly Applications

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Oct 18, 2017 12:49:33 PM

Manufacturers of every size are always seeking to improve the efficiencies of their industrial operations in order to maintain their competitive edge in the market. Quality and efficiency are vital to any company, and if a company succeeds in uplifting these two parameters, it can not only sustain itself but can actively push itself into new markets. Both these factors are highly reliant on one concept, i.e. Error-Proofing.

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Topics: Company News, Banner Engineering

50mm Optical Pick-to-Light Sensors: K50 Series – Product Overview

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Oct 16, 2017 9:33:31 AM

Banner’s EZ-Light Touch K50 Lighted Operators make up for an integral part of the EZ-Light family, providing an innovative and cost-effective solution for companies looking for a highly visible indication in their assembly lines. The K50 lighted operators are easy to use, and can be activated with a simple touch, providing a safe and ergonomic environment for employees.

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Topics: Company News, Banner Engineering

ACD Announces Banner Engineering Product Lines

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Oct 2, 2017 11:40:57 AM

Effective October 1, 2017, ACD is pleased to announce a partnership with Banner Engineering.

ACD is now an authorized distributor for Banner Engineering products for western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Banner Engineering is a global leader for industrial automation, lighting, sensing, vision and wireless products for both industrial end users and OEMs.

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Topics: Company News, Banner Engineering

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