Since its installation, the robotic loading arm has increased output from its assigned CNC milling machine by at least 150 leaf chain anchor bolts per day.
Greek oil company installs six HIMA safety systems to protect the refinery’s FCC complex, LPG spheres and circulation network, diesel hydrodesulphurization unit, naphtha hydrodesulphurization unit and two crude distillation units.
Production of hydrogen and electricity at zero emissions, thanks to aluminum combustion.
By Jyoti K. Sinha
Measures adopted when a primary air fan in a coal-fired power plant exhibited, after maintenance, high vibration which led to failure of the motor bearing and eventual stoppage of power production. The measurement of the vibration, the solution of the problem and the message for the maintenance team are discussed.
Cognex helps AMS Solutions’ IdealSTICK vision-based stick inspection system improve stick reject detection at the sawmill stacker.
The original plan was to develop a flow measurement and control system with leak detection and energy-use calculations for liquid-cooled supercomputers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
Acme needed an industrial computer that was designed to operate reliably in the toughest conditions—a salmon processing plant.
At Mitsubishi HiTec Paper Europe in Bielefeld, Germany, 26 FAG SmartCheck systems from Schaeffler monitor fans for any signs of abnormal vibration.
A leading manufacturer of building & construction materials identified a critical need to improve its quality inspection process. Plasterboard with unacceptable surface faults was passing the existing quality test and going to market.
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The best-surviving copy of the Magna Carta, currently on exhibition in Britain’s Salisbury Cathedral to commemorate the document’s 800-year anniversary, is stored in a glass display case--along with an Onset data logger.
40 AUMA electric actuators were installed at the Bahrain Ministry of Works’ Muharraq Sewage Treatment Plant in Bahrain.
At Schenker Deutschland, noax forklift terminals now guarantee seamless data transfer for fulfillment right up to the production line.
Rotork CMA and CVA electric process control valve actuators control the HVAC system on Total’s CLOV FPSO (Floating Production, Storage and Offloading) vessel.
The Met is a highly automated opera house, with multitier stages using automated transitioning for major scenery and stage elements. Güdel built a nice quiet motion control system.
The Greyline flow meters work with non-contacting, clamp-on ultrasonic sensors that do not require cutting the pipe and are not affected by the abrasive slurry.
Systems integrator Hint and Nord Stream built gas analyzers that can determine, on the basis of the samples, the blend’s composition. This helped Nord Stream gain approval for the pipeline.
OLDI Special Applications Module extends reach of Allen-Bradley ControlLogix controllers in subsea oil drilling by providing higher data volumes and faster data exchange rates.
Industrial Automation Asia
Betacom Limited designs, manufactures and assembles a range of lighting products which are sold throughout New Zealand and Australia. It uses a UR10 robot to pick up and assemble circuit boards.
Multiple vision sensors and a high-speed robot provide robust and easily configurable part handling on packaging system at Global Controls in Saint Charles, Illinois.
Pumps & Systems
The Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant (AWTP) in Washington D.C. built an Enhanced Nitrogen Removal Facility (ENRF) that uses submersible wastewater pumps. Optimization of the selected submersible propeller pumps saved the facility up to $200,000 per year.