Articles & News on Asset Management

KUKA to Offer CMTS Attendees Innovations for Bin Picking and Machine Tending

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With a focus on flexibility, modularity and ease of use, KUKA Robotics Canada will showcase numerous innovative automation technologies and solutions at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show 2021 (CMTS), including bin picking and machine tending.

Case Study: 'Quick Monitoring by DTM' for Machine Condition Monitoring Applications

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DTM provides functions such as graph display, trend display and log acquisition to visually confirm changes in sound levels and frequencies.

Asset Guardian Solutions Limited Continues to Expand as it Keeps up with Global Demand

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Asset Guardian Solutions Limited (AGSL), a leading innovator in protecting Industrial Automation and Control Systems software, is pleased to announce the appointment of two employees to newly created roles within the company, as it experiences record growth due to Global demand for its Enterprise Solution. 

Rockwell Automation and Ansys Partner to Optimize Industrial Operations

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Studio 5000 Simulation Interface from Rockwell now connects with Ansys digital twins.

Reduce Energy Costs by Measuring Power Quality

  • by Frank Healy
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The first step in developing the energy program was “benchmarking” electrical energy consumption across the property. As current flows through conductors, some energy will inevitably become waste as heat. The person performing energy savings studies must be a cross between an energy engineer and a politician. This article was originally published in InTech's July/August issue.

Moxa Offers Tips on How to Optimize Power Consumption Through Remote Monitoring

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Automation pros need to figure out how to operate servers and other power-hungry equipment while optimizing power consumption. Intelligent power distribution units (PDUs) control and distribute power as well as provide metering and switching capabilities.

The Modular Production Evolution Continues with Bright Machines

  • by Bill Lydon
  • Feature

Bright Machines Modular Production Approach reflects growing trend of standardized machine modules to improve efficiency and profitability.

Sensor-to-Cloud Enables Predictive Maintenance

  • by Craig Lentzkow
  • Feature

There is a huge base of installed machines in the world, typically referred to as “brownfield." This represents a tremendous opportunity for a predictive maintenance solution that can be “bolted-on” existing equipment to provide condition-based monitoring. For this solution to succeed, it must include: support for many machines in a single eco-system; simple, quick and remote commissioning; flexible choice of attached sensor devices; and built-in security. 

Asset Guardian Solutions Limited Appoints Mark Kostryckyj as Graduate Technical Consultant

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Asset Guardian Solutions Limited (AGSL), which specialises in managing and protecting process critical software, today announced it has appointed Mark Kostryckyj to the position of Graduate Technical Consultant. 

World’s Largest Manufacturers Lose Almost $1 Trillion a Year to Machine Failures

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Senseye study of major industrial firms finds that large facilities lose 27 hours a month to machine failures, on average, at the cost of $532,000 for each hour of unplanned downtime.