Lamination coils of various widths can feed into the X-Shear, depending on transformer core sizes. Picture: © Beckhoff

PC-based control and EtherCAT boost machine throughput 55%

A fully integrated EtherCAT control platform has resulted in an efficient and precise machine for manufacturing transformer cores. …

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IIoT solutions utilise compact and smart sensors, a resource-saving and cost-efficient infrastructure and a universal Ethernet protocol with real-time capability.

HARTING, B&R and SICK presenting use case for digitalisation in robotics

Three strong pillars will enable robot companies to seamlessly network robots from sensors to the cloud in the …

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Barilla’s production gains advantages from a new OT network.

Barilla implements digital connectivity at sauce plant

Digital connectivity at a Barilla factory provided key solutions including elimination of times of inactivity, real-time analyses of …

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Programming interface enables operators to adjust and correct the actions of the robot in real-time.

AI algorithms simplify complex robot applications

AI-based software facilitates man-machine collaboration using the MI.RA / Dexter software and Racer-5 COBOT to automate and simplify …

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For legacy machines that did not have a readily available Ethernet port, Shop Floor Automations provided an easy-to-deploy solution that was developed based wireless device servers.

Cloud-based CNC monitoring for aerospace parts

A CNC monitoring system at Tech Manufacturing collects, analyzes, and enables visualization of necessary performance metrics.

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AriZona wanted a comprehensive solution for HMI, SCADA and MES that would connect to its enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.

AriZona’s new plant connects SCADA/MES with ERP

The AriZona Beverages plant will produce more than 60 million cases per year. The connection to ERP is …

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The team at TMMP Wałbrzych was looking to integrate around 2,000 I/O points, connecting numerous devices from different vendors, including 48 Mitsubishi Electric HMIs, and ensure fast data exchange.

Toyota upgrades to CC-Link IE at engine manufacturing plant

Toyota’s engine and power transmission manufacturing plant in Wałbrzych, Poland, looked to increase the availability of its production …

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Interior of the TruLaser Cell 8030. Picture: © Trumpf GmbH + Co. KG/Oliver Graf Fotostudio GmbH

Open and highly adaptable automation machine concept

As the pioneer in 3D laser processing technology, Trumpf offers complete machines and systems with optimally coordinated components …

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