ABB’s Dodge controlled start transmission (CST) drive system is helping prevent repeated breakdowns of a 700 meter (m) conveyor at a Norwegian mine, saving up to NOK 1 million ($120,000/107,000€) in lost production each time.
The solution, which also features a Leroy-Somer Powerdrive high-power modular drive, is being used in an industrial refrigeration system that cools milk after pasteurisation or sterilisation.
The challenge for the integrator that designed and installed the automation system was to find an ID reader that could deliver near 100% read rates, handle line speeds of 30 packages per minute. They chose the Cognex DataMan 300 image-based ID reader
The £17.7 million project, being led by Airbus in the UK, is to develop an innovative way of designing and manufacturing aircraft wings, which will encourage a “right first time approach” and reduce development time.
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The overall objective of the delivery is to provide a standardized and unified way of accessing operational data from different assets via enterprise systems - not only standardized on protocol, but also standardized on data semantics.
The mill, which manufactures high-strength cement with 5000 Blaine, is not only the country's first vertical roller mill for cement grinding. At 4000 meters above sea level it is also the highest installed elevation of an OK mill in the entire Americas.
Avid Solutions combines more than 10 disparate systems into a single, controlled process control system.
The gaming industry is slowly becoming one of the world’s most profitable industries. Statistics has shown that this worldwide market has grown significantly. To follow this trend, DFI is continuously supporting our partners to build smart gaming.
ABB’s delivery for both machines at the new mill includes quality control systems, tissue machine drive systems, 800xA control systems, collaborative production management, as well as motors, drives, and electrification equipment and infrastructure, and a resident service contract.
Egemin Automation has been awarded the job of delivering conveyor technology for Schöni's logistics area. E’tow provides throughput and warehouse process flows, will ensure that Schöni can handle its increasing volumes.
Located on the eastern shore of Canada in Nova Scotia, Pieridae Energy’s Goldboro LNG project will include a natural gas liquefaction terminal and facilities for LNG storage and marine export. The facility will be able to process 10 million metric tons of LNG a year and have a storage capacity of 690,000 cubic meters. Startup is expected in 2021.
The valve, manufactured in Japan by the Aska Corporation, operates under high pressure to control and regulate the flow of chemicals such as polymers, reducing the load on instrumentation in the downstream manufacturing processes.
More than 130 Experion Orion Consoles have been sold globally. One of the earliest implementations of Experion Orion Console was at ICL Brasil’s Cajati chemical plant, near Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Built in FIPA’s American facilities, and installed in the testing and demonstration laboratory at FANUC headquarters in Rochester Hills, Michigan, this custom EOAT solution features four flat vacuum cups especially designed for heavy-duty ejector for process reliability.
Freudenberg needed to replace an AC drive within their nonwoven production facility in Kaiserslautern, Germany. The need for a small footprint drove them to the Unidrive SP AC drive from Emerson.
Using Westfalia’s automated storage and retrieval system (AS/RS) integrated with a layer pick system, Heaven Hill will optimize the storage and processing of full pallet and layer-picked orders of liquor products.
Surlean Foods chooses noax' industrial hardware for weighing and packaging in custom-food manufacturing
To meet customers’ complex custom-batch processing requirements, Surlean Foods chose noax industrial touchscreen computers to support their business operations.
Levarys’ Luna Smart Home System consists of thermostats, smart radiator valves; temperature, door and window sensors, and smart plugs that are wirelessly connected to the gateway.
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Emerson automation experts provided control system design, engineering and commissioning services that were critical to the successful and on-schedule completion of the project.
HIMA is providing BMS design, engineering and integration from the office in Houston, Texas, while commissioning and additional services will be delivered by local HIMA professionals in Australia.