Monday 13/7/2020

Bookmark and Share
NEWS AREAS


Latest Weekly Features
Arla Foods analyses energy consumption using flow sensors
Dairy cooperative Arla Foods has, for the first time, created transparency over the energy consumed in cottage cheese production at its Falkenberg location. This involves the use of the Baumer Flex-Flow® sensor, which is able to measure the temperature of the medium as well as the flow rate.This cost reductions this could achieve in the future quickly made this a worthwhile investment.
 
Intelligent image processing supports production workers in industrial 4.0 applications
Automation plays a major role in Industry 4.0. Cost reduction, increased productivity and zero-defect quality are factors that are increasingly prompting companies to digitise their processes.Figure 1: "Clever Klaus" assembly assistance system with USB 3 uEye CP industrial camera from IDS
 
Sweet success for Tsubaki Neptune™ chain installed on ice cream plant palletisers
Ice cream is a food that inspires universal joy like no other. People worldwide will always need ice cream to complete the perfect day out or take the edge off a hard week. However, one factor that does affect ice cream demand is the season. Obviously, more ice cream is sold during summer than winter, which means ice cream producers have to increase production to capitalise. These duty demands can cause the premature failure of power transmission components such as chains, especially when production is taking place in sub-zero temperatures.
 
Emerson’s New Air Dryers Quadruple Maintenance Intervals in Rail Applications
Patented adsorbent drying material removes humidity from compressed air systems, reduces downtime, energy and life-cycle costs by extending maintenance schedules
 
Editor's Comment
Digital food for thought: Smart factories and the use of AI from an automation perspective
Factory automation has traditionally provided the food industry with faster, more reliable and cleaner production capacity - however, with the advent of the smart factory and commercial AI the factory of the very near future is starting to make production efficiency improvement decisions itself.
The editor
 
LATEST NEWS
10/07/2020
  • Hoffmann Group UK aims to double in size with customer-centric reorganisation
  • The Latty Group celebrates its 100th anniversary this year
  • Jaguar E&P Selects Emerson to Enhance Onshore Exploration and Production Programme
  • SPX FLOW appoints Simon Phillips to lead its commercial business in Europe, the Middle East & Africa
  • COMAU APPLIES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE TO ENHANCE ELECTRIC VEHICLE MANUFACTURING

  • 09/07/2020
  • New head of credit joins Privilege Finance
  • EU Automation launches resource centre for manufacturing professionals
  • Honeywell Cybersecurity Research Reveals The Risk of USB Threats to Industrials has Doubled over 12 Months
  • Sage comment: Chancellor's mini-budget announcement
  • Hawke International to Host Special Event on Cold Flow and Cable Gland Installation

  • LATEST PR
    08/07/2020
  • Motion control resources for Python™ programmers: AMP release application note with code for interfacing intelligent drives in Python™ automation projects
  • SYSPRO releases significant updates to ERP solution
  • Honeywell Hydrogen Solutions Help Customers Reduce Carbon Emissions
  • Schneider Electric Introduces Easy UPS 3L 500 and 600 kVA to Make Business Continuity Easy with Optimised Investment

  • 07/07/2020
  • 100% Accurate Barcode Verification with New Inline Barcode Verifier from Cognex
  • Miniature strain sensors measure large forces even in confined spaces
  • Direct Aerosol Extraction Technology Launched by BOFA for Dental Surgeries
  • Nidec Leroy-Somer announces the launch of the LSAH 44.3, an alternator designed for cogeneration applications in district heating.
  • Four supplier solutions for ventilators now available from RS
  • norelem Launches New Range of Pneumatic Cylinders for a Variety of Applications
  • Bookmark and Share
    Product categories: Accelerometers | Actuators | Agitators | Analysers | Bearings | Compressors | Controllers | Conveyors | Drives | Enclosures | Flowmeters | Heat Exchangers | Motors | Pumps | Relays | Sensors | Transducers | Transmitters | Valves | Weighing
    (c) Copyright 1999-2020 Process and Control Today Ltd  |  Reg. no 3733110  |  Email Editor  |  Email Webmaster  |  Sitemap  |  Privacy Policy