Emergency Stop and Stop Controllers by Banner Engineering

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 21, 2018 12:51:48 PM

Have you ever been in one of those situations where you wished you just had a ‘pause’ button? Accidents on the plant floor can cause irreparable damage to equipment and personnel that can adversely affect your company’s productivity, profitability and safety.

Banner Engineering has developed highly responsive emergency stop devices that can give you the power to stop an accident as soon as you notice something’s wrong, thus preventing the damage from going any further.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Machine Vision, Sensors

Banner Engineering Measuring Arrays

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 7, 2018 2:11:09 PM

The increased automation of the workplace has posed a number of risks & hazards for the nearby workforce. New methods are being introduced for safeguarding personnel around hazardous machines, one of which is the use of Safety Light Curtains. These safety devices provide flexibility, freedom and reduced operator fatigue compared to conventionally used guarding methods such as sliding gates and mechanical barriers.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Machine Vision, Sensors

Light Curtain or Safety Laser Scanner? Choosing an Optical Safety Device

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 28, 2018 9:43:33 AM

Safeguarding machinery is a critical step in all industries from manufacturing to machine building to packaging for ensuring smooth operation and a safe environment. Safety light curtains and safety laser scanners are two devices commonly associated with safeguarding of an industrial facility. Both can be used for a variety of safety applications such as point-of-operation guarding, area guarding, entry/exit guarding and perimeter protection.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Machine Vision, Sensors

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

Registration Mark, Color & Luminescence Sensors by Banner Engineering

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 22, 2018 8:22:36 AM

Registration mark sensors are widely used to identify packaging material, position control and coordination between the separating & cutting of webs of materials. Registration mark sensors are used to detect subtle changes in contrasts and register changes using one, two or three color LEDs. Banner Engineering offers a comprehensive portfolio of color sensors that can meet an industry’s sensing requirements to ensure reliability.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Machine Vision, Sensors

Infrared Photoelectric Sensor for Water-Based Liquid Detection

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 6, 2018 12:04:02 PM

Detecting the presence or absence of fluids in clear bottles is one of the most challenging yet necessary manufacturing industry problems. Weighing systems, ultrasonic sensors and photoelectric sensors are employed depending on constraints such as finances.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Machine Vision, Sensors

Get Accuracy and Reliability with Banner Photoelectric Sensors!

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jan 23, 2018 9:12:20 AM

Automation is highly reliant on an accurate & reliable stream of data, which can be processed to infer the ongoing conditions of a machine or environment. Sensors are equipment that perform this very first function, and enable high level decisions to be taken. There are several types of sensors, one of which is the Photoelectric Sensor.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Sensors

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

Banner Engineering Offers Solutions with Accessories

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jan 9, 2018 1:36:00 PM

In addition to offering a vast array of connectivity & sensory products, Banner Engineering supports its solutions through a number of accessories, i.e. cables, reflectors, etc. These add versatility to the end-solution, and ensure long-term reliability.

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Topics: Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology, Machine Vision, Sensors

Banner Engineering Improves Production Efficiency with Machine Safety

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Dec 18, 2017 12:51:39 PM

It is undeniable that machines have helped improve production efficiencies over a large variety of workspaces. However, at the same time, their moving parts, hot surfaces and sharp edges have also increased the risk of serious injuries. Safeguards are therefore essential to ensure maximum degree of protection to workers.

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Topics: Machine Safety, Banner Engineering, Industrial Wireless Technology

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