Plant Monitoring & Control

Igus develops new robotic control software

Igus launches new software to improve the control and use of robots. It enables robots to be programmed and controlled with ease and also helps customers choose the robot that best suits the needs of their business. Igus, which has its UK headquarters in Northampton, has three low cost automation…

🕘 16/11/2020

Rotamec and JPS Reliability combine to boost plant uptime

Rotamec and JPS Reliability, a supplier of specialist reliability services, hve joined forces to boost equipment uptime and plant reliability for its customers. JPS’s reliability technologies will dovetail with Rotamec’s electromechanical maintenance resource, with customers able to…

🕘 22/10/2020

New MePIS RM Recipe Management distributor for UK and Irish markets

Industrial IT & Automation expert iioTek has been awarded distribution rights for MePIS RM, a revolutionary central recipe management solution. The agreement provides iioTek with the rights to market, sell, and distribute MePIS RM Receipe Management across the UK and Ireland. MePIS RM is a…

🕘 09/09/2020

MusashiAI and Musashi Seimitsu announce availability of a host of robotic parts and services

MusashiAI, a joint venture between SixAI Ltd. of Israel and Musashi Seimitsu of Japan (a Honda Motor Corporation affiliate company), is pleased to announce the commercial availability of its autonomous visual quality control inspector, autonomous forklift driver and disruptive mobile robots fleet…

🕘 27/07/2020

Endress+Hauser Expands Digital Service Experience for Projects

Endress+Hauser expands end users’ digital experience on instrument projects with the release of their digital commissioning application and Netilion projects digital turnover package. These new capabilities empower the plant startup team to mitigate project risks while staying on time and…

🕘 24/07/2020

Intesis gateway makes easy communication between PROFINET and BACnet

HMS Networks announces a new Intesis protocol translator for communication between PROFINET PLCs on factory floors and Building Management Systems with BACnet IP/MSTP. With this, full data integration, monitoring, and control is enabled between factory floors and building facilities. In factories…

🕘 21/07/2020

New modular DC UPS system for DIN rail mounting with safe LiFePO4 battery technology and maintenance-free Supercaps

The modular DC UPS system UPSI from Bicker Elektronik(Donauwoerth/Germany), ensures the uninterruptible 12V and 24V DC power supply and thus the fail-safe availability of process-relevant systems and components. The UPSI system provides effective protection against power outages, flicker…

🕘 09/01/2019

Continuous thermal imaging prevents breakouts and improves the process

Steel breakouts are catastrophic process failures that are both extremely dangerous and costly. Monitoring the health of ladles and torpedoes using thermal imaging can greatly minimise the risk but a handheld infrared camera can only provide a periodic check on the health of these critical…

🕘 03/12/2018

Hardware-independent visualisation made easy

With current web standards such as HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript, the new LASAL VISUDesigner engineering tool from SIGMATEK allows the creation of hardware-independent, user-friendly visualisation solutions optimally displayed on various HMI devices. Thanks to an optimised browser, these also run…

🕘 31/10/2018

Designing HMI for mobile devices

Well-designed human-machine interfaces (HMI) reduce operator error, saving companies millions of dollars by reducing down-time and increasing worker safety. HTML5 programming enables the transfer of HMI designs to mobile devices, but programming is just the enabler. Let's learn some best practices…

🕘 08/06/2018