Smart Motor Control Centers

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jun 19, 2020 12:00:00 PM

A motor control center (MCC) is an assembly to control some or all of the electric motors in a central location. With the emergence of the Industrial Internet of Things and the dawn of better, faster technology, smart motor control centers are beginning to come to the forefront as credible alternatives to standard MCCs. Below, we’ll walk through the basics of smart motor control centers. Also, we’ll discuss how a smart motor control center improves upon the functionality of a standard control center and how they can help your business for years to come.

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Topics: Safety, ACD Online, IoT

eWON - Cosy vs. Flexy

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jun 4, 2020 1:30:00 PM

An industrial router is a key tool to meet a modern factory’s connectivity and data collection needs. Through on-demand remote connectivity to PLCs, on-premise data monitoring, and data collection for IoT applications, industrial routers help streamline and condense your factory’s workflow into one finite place. However, there are different models of industrial routers depending on your business’ needs. Below, we’ll explore the distinctions between two industrial routers developed by eWON - COSY and FLEXY - and hopefully assist you in selecting which router works the best for your company.

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Topics: ACD Online, Monitoring Solutions, IoT, ewon

Light Up Safety with LED Wall Lights

Posted by Michelle Szemanski on Apr 18, 2017 12:02:10 PM

Have you ever stepped outside after the sun goes down faced with a dark sidewalk or parking lot?

It’s a fact of life that well-lit areas improve safety at night. Outdoor lighting around the perimeter of a commercial or residential building has become a common sight for safety reasons. Its absence now feels strikingly out of place!

Not only can bright light make your building safer, LED lighting makes the difference look like night and day. LED wall packs provide a cost-effective, high-performing safety solution in three ways:

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Topics: LED Lighting, Safety, ACD Online

Troubleshoot from the Comfort of your Office - eWON Cosy 131

Posted by Tenisha Corrales on Mar 24, 2015 1:07:00 PM

Imagine all the time you’ll save being able to troubleshoot from your desk. In the beginning of this year, eWON released the new eWON Cosy 131 VPN remote access routers with LAN, WiFi, and 3G+ connection options. This newly designed industrial router offers remote access to machines and installations on customer sites or in the field. Whether you are an OEM or System Integrator,

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Topics: Controls, Networks, ACD Online

ACD Adds Magswitch to Its Technology Leading Product Portfolio

Posted by Tenisha Corrales on Jan 26, 2015 9:00:00 AM


 Advanced Controls and Distribution is excited to announce the world’s most advanced switchable magnet technology to our product line. Magswitch products are not only light, but very strong, precise, and easy to use. The Magswitch magnet can be found inside their products.

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Topics: Company News, ACD Online

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