All posts by Syed Shah

Open, flexible, and future-proof controller generation

Today, there are more networked devices than there are people, and the trend is accelerating. The traditional automation pyramid is being replaced by networked structures and cloud technologies. The requirements on the security, openness, and interoperability of these systems are increasing. “Innovation cycles are being shortened and different development tools and processes are needed to … Continue reading Open, flexible, and future-proof controller generation

Australian Pump Industries’ new hydraulic tank pumper

Australian Pump Industries has released a new high-head, cast-iron, semi-trash hydraulic drive pump. The 3-inch, self-priming pump, called the Aussie G3TMK-A/ST HYD, is close coupled to a Casappa hydraulic motor. With a maximum flow of 1100 litres per minute, and a maximum head to 55m, the 3-inch pump is capable of handling a range of applications. … Continue reading Australian Pump Industries’ new hydraulic tank pumper

Identifying leaks with thermal imaging

From hard services to soft, building management in Australia has a number of moving parts and variables. The checks and balances that go into maintaining and improving large-scale commercial, industrial or mixed-use structures leave no room for error. This means building managers need the best, most accurate tools for surveying and analysis. Key to this … Continue reading Identifying leaks with thermal imaging

Accurate Modbus positioning and time sensing with GPS

When a remote cattle station needed its pivot sprinkler to operate in a safe manner, Ocean Controls provided a great solution. The KTA-291 GPS Modbus gateway is a versatile tool to provide accurate values of time and position including: Universal Time Coordinated time (accurate to 60 nanoseconds); latitude and longitude (accurate to 2.5 metres); altitude … Continue reading Accurate Modbus positioning and time sensing with GPS

Schneider renewable energy services to alleviate energy costs

Schneider Electric has launched new services to assist businesses in the adoption of low-cost renewable energy, through power purchase agreements (PPAs) and other projects. According to the Schneider press release, it says the rapid closures of coal-fired power plants and an increase in the price of large-scale generation certificates — two of several converging events … Continue reading Schneider renewable energy services to alleviate energy costs