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New Range Of Non-magnetic, Highly Corrosion Resistant Ceramic Bearings

May 26, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

SMB Bearings launch ceramic bearings for extreme applications Specialist supplier of miniature bearings, SMB Bearings, has launched its new range of non-magnetic, highly corrosion resistant ceramic ...

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Robust Automation System Expanded For Use In Extreme Environments

May 26, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

A variant of the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM 750, the XTR range, is available to deliver I/O for industries and applications that are frequently required to withstand harsh conditions. With high protections ...

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Standard HMIs Used To Reconfigure Safety Control Functions

May 23, 2017 | by ABB Measurement Products

Using ABB’s safety PLC, standard HMIs such as control panels and mobile devices can be used to alter functional safety control functions in industrial applications. ...

Replacing Large Rolling Bearings Used In Steelmaking Equipment

May 20, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Replacing the extremely large rolling bearings used in steelmaking equipment poses significant challenges with regard to the tools, team and strategy deployed. However, this task is not ...

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Integrating Time-sensitive Networking (TSN) into PROFINET

May 19, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

A promising new IEEE technology for Ethernet that combines the bandwidth of IT (information technology) networks with the latency of OT (operational technology) networks is in the offing in the form ...

How Industrial Automation Advances Have Created New Job Roles

May 19, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Before we even knew the extent to which technology could change our lives, Albert Einstein said, "I fear the day that technology will surpass our human interaction. The world will have a generation ...

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Major Shift for Automation Solution Providers to Align with IIoT-driven Industry Transformation

May 19, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Digital solutions crucial to growth opportunities, finds Frost & Sullivan’s Industrial Automation and Process Control team ...

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An In-depth Look into the Next Generation of SCADA Technology

May 19, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

Thirty years ago industry pundits were predicting the death of SCADA as a technology, saying it would have no place in the plants and factories of the future. But contrary to this the technology has ...

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How To Ensure Seamless Factory Automation Communications

May 11, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

As interest grows in the concepts of Industry 4.0, it has become clear that the plant communications network will be the key enabler. Industry 4.0 relies upon the integration and optimisation of ...

New Process Automation Profile Now Available for PROFINET

May 05, 2017 | by Phil Black - Editor, PII

In process automation, rapid installation and easy operation of field devices are important user requirements – consistently across manufacturers. The PA Profile for PROFIBUS has already met these ...

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