Applications

Transport changeover time plunges from 1 hour to 1 minute

November 1, 2022

An XTS-based assembly line uses an advanced automation control system to minimize the machine footprint for automotive industry customers. After a second modernization project, two different types of pumps can be produced on a highly condensed assembly line with the same small footprint.

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Efficient motion control for 5-axis fiber laser cutting system

November 1, 2022

EtherCAT and PC-based automation provides tools for a turnkey solution for auto manufacturer’s fiber laser cutting system. Drive technologies from Beckhoff enable precise coordination of the up to five cutting axes, and ensure that the high-performance machine stays within tight tolerances.

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Open and scalable controls automate process sequences

September 15, 2022

Diaphragm embossing machine for pressure sensor technology illustrates how the demanding process sequences can be automated with the aid of open control technology, which can be optimally scaled from a simple tabletop device to a large production plant.

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PROFINET communication in private industrial 5G networks

September 15, 2022

VXLAN is a protocol that embeds the logical Layer 2 communication in Layer 3 packets. This makes it possible to transmit Layer 2 protocols transparently across network boundaries, such as in routed Layer 3 5G infrastructures. This new approach is enabling use of PROFINET over private 5G industrial networks.

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World’s first 15 MW wind turbine built by Vestas

September 15, 2022

More than 10,000 Vestas wind turbines with scalable distributed control system have been deployed in the field, and Vestas continues to integrate the DCS into thousands of wind turbines each year. Now, TTTech Industrial’s distributed control system was integrated into the world’s first 15 MW wind turbine built by Vestas.

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BeerMaker intelligent process control solution

September 15, 2022

Brewery-specific ABB Ability™ BeerMaker intelligent process control solution will support safety and quality improvements, boost productivity and raise operational efficiency

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Temperature Concentrator System Handles Up to 32 Measurements and More

August 19, 2022

Moore Industries’ TCS Temperature Concentrator System is an ideal solution for low-cost temperature measurements.

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Secure and smart: Edge computing with SCALANCE LPE

July 25, 2022

Data is a treasure for every company; the question is how to lift this treasure safely and efficiently? For ROBUR Automation, an industry and application-suitable data preprocessing is key. For this task, ROBUR relies on a local processing engine to provide a new parking experience in the German city of…

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Effective Control Systems Key to Launching a Nationwide Equipment Network

July 19, 2022

ALTA Refrigeration uses automation control technology to achieve faster, easier product development and servicing with groov EPIC and MQTT technologies.

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CC-Link IE Network Keeps Power on Track at Euston Station

July 7, 2022

To ensure reliable and fast inter-substation data transfer, a proven high-bandwidth open network technology was needed for the High Speed Two (HS2) railway line at London’s Euston station. The technology used to deliver the high-speed network for this project was the open gigabit industrial Ethernet solution, CC-Link IE.

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