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.
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.
PC-based control and EtherCAT boost machine throughput 55%
May 17, 2022
A fully integrated EtherCAT control platform has resulted in an efficient and precise machine for manufacturing transformer cores. A switch from a legacy PLC to a fully integrated Beckhoff control platform helped increase production rates by more than half, while also improving the level of precision in manufacturing.
TwinCAT and CAM connections increase productivity of fiber laser machining centers
May 14, 2022
Plasma-Tech Systems, based in Csongrád, Hungary, manufactures custom laser equipment and specialized machines. With the PTL 4001, a fully automatic processing center using a fiber laser was developed and automated with PC-based control and advanced laser cutting NC technology from Beckhoff.
Smart factory steel melt shop operations
May 10, 2022
ABB launches industry-first smart factory solution for safer, more autonomous and efficient steel melt shop operations.
Prepared for the future with seamless data transparency
March 20, 2022
TwinCAT 3 IoT Data Agent feeds the data lake at Wienerberger AG. In the digitalization initiative, the Group started sending several million measured values to the cloud every day for analysis, to derive actionable insights in all areas of the company as a basis for targeted optimization measures.
HARTING, B&R and SICK presenting use case for digitalisation in robotics
January 31, 2022
Three strong pillars will enable robot companies to seamlessly network robots from sensors to the cloud in the future, and integrate them into new production processes.
Robotics, AI and automation technology fight COVID-19
January 22, 2022
The AGAMEDE project is an interdisciplinary project combining robotics, computer science, industrial design, mathematics, biology and chemistry. Thanks to Labomatica’s Gene Game software, the system is ’closed loop‘. It prepares and reads the data, interprets it and then independently adjusts the test series.
Digitally integrated net-zero emissions mining solution
January 22, 2022
ABB has announced it is working with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to accelerate the adoption of new and sustainable technologies in mining. The two companies are now creating solutions for digitally integrated all-electric operations to help meet industry goals on net-zero emissions.
Advanced traffic management using secure data acquisition
January 22, 2022
Before revamping an existing traffic management systems, ask three questions to guide the design and implementation. Effective traffic management systems leverage cutting-edge analytics, made possible by vast amounts of high-quality data that was collected by various sensors.