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- WEBINAR: THE KEY TO SME SURVIVAL IN THE AGE OF DIGITAL DISRUPTION
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- MOXA EDS-2000-EL Series Unmanaged Switch – A Tiny but Mighty Device
As the manufacturing industry continues to evolve and improve, the requirements of network infrastructure constantly change when refurbishing or expanding facilities. When these changes take place, there are often space constraints for installing products in existing cabinets or machines. To keep up with changing connectivity requirements while saving you time and effort, the Moxa EDS-2000-EL … Continue reading MOXA EDS-2000-EL Series Unmanaged Switch – A Tiny but Mighty Device
- The Online Monitoring Business Model: Turning installed base into profits
Machine Builders and OEMs have a long history of supporting their equipment in the field. Service of this type is viewed as a competitive differentiator, a source of customer satisfaction, and often a profit generator. Successful organisations in the industry have a staff of engineers, technicians, mechanics, or others charged with assisting customers in their … Continue reading The Online Monitoring Business Model: Turning installed base into profits
- 3 Reasons to Choose Industrial Monitors vs. Commercial Monitors for Industry 4.0 Applications
In Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 applications, more and more customers need to be able to visualise data and processing from embedded machines. Data visualisation and process control helps at all levels of the decision-making process, and is best accomplished with human machine interface (HMI).
- Mastering machine learning with tunable capabilities for eliminating overfitting
By integrating scalable software tools with tunable machine learning capabilities, engineers and scientists can efficiently identify the most suitable model that fits the specific industrial data and meets the model objectives, while protecting against overfitting. Jean-Baptiste Lanfrey, Manager – Application Engineering and Training Services at Mathworks Australia explains. Engineers and scientists are building smarter products … Continue reading Mastering machine learning with tunable capabilities for eliminating overfitting
- What is calibration, and how can IIoT simplify the way you manage your calibration reports?
Calibration is an essential task during daily activities. The reason why calibration is essential is quite straightforward – it comes down to achieving an accurate measurement which in turn is going to affect the efficiency, productivity and compliance of your processes. Measuring devices are installed in the field in different environments and industries. This means … Continue reading What is calibration, and how can IIoT simplify the way you manage your calibration reports?
- How IIoT Solutions can help unleash the power of your field instruments
While many instruments in the field today come with in-built performance monitoring functionality, the full potential of these instruments is usually overlooked. As the process industry continues to take strides in adopting digital technology across operations, we can expect an enhancement in productivity, efficiency and safety. Implementing an IIoT solution can help unleash the power … Continue reading How IIoT Solutions can help unleash the power of your field instruments
- Preventing environmental hazards with custom surface water monitoring solutions
Effects of climate change, unpredictable water temperatures or ecological issues derived from industrial discharge can wreak havoc on unmonitored water channels. Download and learn how to defend your waterways through proper water management and advanced system solutions.
- How to effectively test your test leads
Test leads are more than a means to connect your digital multimeter (DMM) to the unit under test—they’re an integral part of the complete measurement system. Poorly made, worn, or under-rated test leads can cause inaccurate readings and may pose a serious shock or electrocution hazard if you touch live wires that the meter has … Continue reading How to effectively test your test leads
- Case Study: Cost Effective Monitoring in Municipal Stormwater Systems
When a county’s municipal storm water system was required to comply with new permit requirements related to national pollutant discharge systems, this city implemented a continuous improvement, ongoing cost reducing strategy. How did this city satisfy regulatory requirements within its funding constraints? Find out what automated monitoring and sampling equipment was applied, and what measurements … Continue reading Case Study: Cost Effective Monitoring in Municipal Stormwater Systems
- Your reliable partner to connect, collect and analyse data
Most process control instruments today can be considered “smart instruments”. That is, they are capable of monitoring their own performance, measure multiple variables and detect deterioration in the sensor or sensor drift. With IIoT solutions today, we can go even further, to analyse and visualise resulting information into actionable insights. To read more, complete the … Continue reading Your reliable partner to connect, collect and analyse data
- How to deal with accelerometer noise
Noise presents as unwanted signals in most test and measurement instrument. In this article, we discuss two methods to deal with the noise from an accelerometer. To read the whitepaper, fill out the form below.
- IIoT applications: from nameplate via digital twin to asset health
The typical domainof IIoT applications is manufacturing and production. Here the focus is on optimizing installed assets, especially to increase efficiency and availability. The ultimate goal is to predict future asset behavior based on historical data – often described as predictive maintenance or asset health monitoring. The majority of today’s assets in processing plants already … Continue reading IIoT applications: from nameplate via digital twin to asset health
- 5 things to look at when buying a rugged smart device
In our modern world technology is inescapable, and in no place is it more vital than industry. Be that in the manufacturing industry or in the transport industry, or any industry in-between or otherwise, technology both shapes and is the key to the future. And key to modern industry technology is the smart device—particularly the … Continue reading 5 things to look at when buying a rugged smart device
- Smart saw line futureproofs timber production at AKD Softwoods
AKD Softwoods recently implemented an innovative new saw line to replace legacy system that could no longer meet volume throughput requirements of the mill. The results have been phenomenal with the mill now benefiting from increased throughput and recovery, improved safety and reduced downtime. Click here to read more.
- Power Over Ethernet: Delta Industrial Ethernet switch solutions
Ever wanted to cut down on the mountain of power supplies, power cables and AC outlets needed in your Ethernet network installations? With Power Over Ethernet (PoE) technology, electrical power can pass over your Ethernet cables at distances of up to 100m. This means you can power the end devices in your network without the … Continue reading Power Over Ethernet: Delta Industrial Ethernet switch solutions
- Bolivar implements new technology to improve Adelaide’s wastewater treatment quality
Established in 1966, the Bolivar Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP) treating approximately 70 per cent of metropolitan Adelaide’s wastewater and serving approximately one million customers. A comprehensive and staged upgrade of legacy PLC-5 controllers were upgraded to Allen -Bradley® ControlLogix® for centralised control requirements and Flex™I/O and CompactLogix™ for control of field devices. The original ControlNet … Continue reading Bolivar implements new technology to improve Adelaide’s wastewater treatment quality
- Detecting oscillations in an ABB variable frequency drive system (VFD) of large industrial blowers
Industrial blowers supply a huge flow of gas or air which are integral for functioning and operations of various process in the industries. Such examples are combustion, drying, aeration, cooling, air-cleaning, transport and many more. Oscillations are one of the parameters that could indicate potential issues with the machinery. A high speed data acquisition system … Continue reading Detecting oscillations in an ABB variable frequency drive system (VFD) of large industrial blowers
- The arrival of Industry 4.0 in mineral processing plants – is it safer?
With mines maturing and ore grades falling, it becomes harder and harder for sites to maintain similar productivity levels observed in the last decade. The arrival of Industry 4.0 marks an important turning point in the industry but the big question remains, is it safe? Mining as an industry will need to embrace the next … Continue reading The arrival of Industry 4.0 in mineral processing plants – is it safer?