Leuze Electronic Barcode Identification

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jun 1, 2018 1:40:29 PM

The identification of objects is a vital part of any assembly line, which as a whole serves a bigger purpose within the entire industrial process. Barcodes have been in use for industrial tasks for decades, and have established themselves as reliable and robust.

Leuze Electronic, dubbed ‘the sensor people,’ have a comprehensive lineup of barcode sensors that are fit for any application. The two major classifications offered by Leuze are stationary and mobile, both having unique purposes within an industry.

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Topics: Industry News, Sensors, Leuze Electronic

eWON Products Provide a Source of Revenue

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Apr 2, 2018 1:03:45 PM

Manufacturing companies are locked in an all-out war of productivity, with factors such as government regulations, stringent labor costs and increasing energy prices serving as pressure builders. In such hostile environments, competition can only be given a befitting reply if innovations in the field of technology are adapted.

Machine to machine communication gives organizations exciting new avenues to approach their problems and provides solutions that instill efficiency, productivity and security within the automation infrastructure. Furthermore, it provides a perfect way for companies to make the shift from conventional technologies and get on the Industrial IoT bandwagon.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring, industry 4.0

Essentials of Remote Machine Access

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Mar 13, 2018 10:14:44 AM

Remote operation of machines has perhaps been a universal desire of all industrial manufacturers. This is especially true for the industrial age we’re currently living in, where plants often spread on considerable acreage, and are commonly separated by continents, if not city-lines. The complexity that originates from ensuring the necessary up-time and visibility presents a very intriguing case into the practicalities of remote machine access.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring

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

4G LTE Extension Card for eWON Flexy

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Feb 2, 2018 8:53:18 AM

eWON Flexy is a major revolutionary product that serves as a modular M2M router and data gateway, allowing system integrators & OEMs to link their remote devices in environments, which make use of multiple communication technologies. Whether its wired connectivity or wireless, eWON Flexy supports it all. However, as the industrial sector gets more diverse and automation makes its way to the ground level, it is becoming harder to keep the communication channels up & running.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring, industry 4.0

eWON eCatcher now on Mobile

Posted by Advanced Controls & Distribution on Jan 15, 2018 8:57:19 AM

eCatcher is Talk2M’s way of allowing you to manage your Talk2M account, and connect to your assets within a highly secure & agile environment. Talk2M is a much-needed internet service that has been designed to provide wireless access to remote sites for maintenance of distant equipment. Talk2M communicates within a highly secure & sophisticated VPN tunnel, ensuring sensitive user equipment is always available & safe.

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Topics: Industry News, Remote Monitoring

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

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