Industrial Networks: The Backbone of the Digital Enterprise

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 1, 2018 3:14:48 PM

The age of digitalization has arrived. Industries are becoming highly reliant on the use of data for making day-to-day & long-term decisions, while robotics are gaining intelligence and are expanding from their previously-held portfolio of machines; all through the efficient & effective use of data.

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Topics: Siemens, Industry News, Remote Monitoring

TIA Portal: Your Gateway to Automation in the Digital Enterprise

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 26, 2018 10:35:36 AM

The TIA Portal is an unprecedented innovation in a world heading quickly towards automation, offering unrestricted access to Siemen’s range of automation services. The latest version of Siemens TIA is tailored perfectly for companies that have put Industry 4.0 on their radar.

The latest version of the TIA Portal looks introduces features that are essential for both, machine builders and system integrators, in order to maintain competence & competitiveness within the organization.

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Topics: Siemens, Industry News, I/O, Industrial Wireless Technology

Sinamics S210 & Simotics S-1FK2 Servodrive System

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 14, 2018 1:26:23 PM

The Sinamics S210 and Simotics S-1FK2 are additional examples where Siemens has proven its industry-leading skill in the world of automation. The S210-S1FK2 set is perfect for high dynamic motor control applications and has much to offer including top performance, integrated safety functions, ease of use and simple commissioning.

Examples of the converter-motor set applications are:

  • Packaging machines
  • Stacking units
  • Handling equipment
  • Woodworking, glass and ceramic industries
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Topics: Siemens, HMI, Networks

Siemens Simatic HMI: Taking Efficiency to a New Level

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 5, 2018 1:38:23 PM

Simatic HMI Pro is an all-round industrial interface solution that covers every aspect that one might encounter in the field, from reliability to throughput to ruggedness. One of the products offered by the Simatic line is the HMI Comfort Panel, designed to eliminate control cabinet style monitoring, making visualization & automation an entire level easier.

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Topics: Siemens, HMI, Networks

I/O Extension Module for Sinamics V20 Increases Converter Scope

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jan 10, 2018 11:50:12 AM

For quick-commissioning and cost-effectiveness, Siemens has been offering Sinamics V20 Drive Solution that serves as a basic performance converter for industrial applications. The design & implementation is already highly flexible, and is highlighted by its push-through installation, Modbus RTU terminals, and power-saving modes.

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Topics: Siemens, Industry News, I/O, Industrial Wireless Technology

Sinamics S120 Booksize Motor Modules

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jan 3, 2018 11:35:51 AM

Today, machines have to be manufactured in the most cost-effective manner possible, while offering greater levels of productivity. In order to maintain the sophisticated functionality as well as keep the financial aspect in check, a modular approach needs to be followed, one that’s offered by the Sinamics S120 Drive System.

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Topics: Siemens, Industry News

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

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

Siemens Safety Evaluation Tool

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Nov 14, 2017 12:10:02 PM

Safety is one of the core component upon which an industrial business depends. Apart from ensuring the protection of workforce, safe machines can bring positive changes in the operating efficiency and thus the competitiveness of a company. The entire process of guaranteeing maximum safety is a long & complex one, but is built upon improving functional safety. Devices ranging from control systems to protection apparatus must function correctly in order to ensure long-term continuity and safety for workers.

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Topics: Siemens, Safety Devices & Software, Safety, Industry News

Siemens Simatic KP400 HMI

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Sep 21, 2017 10:54:29 AM

Simatic HMI Panels have been at the forefront of industrial monitoring and control for years, and are known for their effective and robust nature. Not only do they feature an innovative design, but their high performance makes them applicable throughout all sectors of market. Backed by Simatic WinCC, the panels are a rock-solid component in any industrial workplace.

The HMI Panels are intuitively configurable though the TIA Portal and follow an identical design. This makes them scalable for all kinds of applications. Simply choosing the display size for the desired application and altering a few other details can get your project kickstarted. Same goes for software, which is as scalable as you want it to be. Simatic products value long-term investment, and provide easy migration techniques to keep programs in-line with the latest technology.

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Topics: Siemens, HMI, Networks

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