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Exploring the Impact of M8 Cables in Various Applications

July 17, 2024 M8 cables are a type of circular electrical connectors used to link actuators and sensors. They have an 8-millimeter diameter and are widely utilized in a variety of industrial and automation applications because of their small size, robustness, and consistent performance even under harsh conditions. Similar to the M12 cables, their robustness enables them…

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7 Top Tips for Cooling IT Equipment

July 17, 2024 As the world becomes increasingly digitalized, with a growing reliance on high-performing and reliable IT equipment, effective hardware management is essential to facilitate rapid access to large amounts of data and its analytics. The upkeep of IT infrastructure, including maintaining appropriate temperatures, ensures the reliability and security of data and minimizes the…

ANCA Celebrates 50th Anniversary and Contributions to the High-Precision Tool-Cutting Industry

July 11, 2024 By Krystie Johnston In 2024, ANCA celebrates their 50th anniversary by highlighting their contributions to the high-precision tool cutting industry with customers and partners around the world ANCA was founded by Pat Boland, an Electrical Engineer, and Pat McCluskey, an Industrial Electronics Engineer in 1974, in Melbourne Australia. For 50 years, the company…

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How ExTech Borescopes Solve Inspection Challenges 

July 4, 2024 By Rob Milner, Questions by Krystie Johnston FLIR recently announced the release of the Extech BR450W Series of video borescopes for inspecting difficult-to-reach targets. The two models (the BR450W-D Dual HD Wireless and BR450W-A2 Two-Way Articulating Wireless) offer several features to address the challenges of viewing restricted targets. Rob Milner, Director Global…

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A Guide to Mechatronics – Part 2: Composition of a Mechatronic Subsystem

July 3, 2024 Sensors and Actuators Sensors: Sensors are the eyes and ears of mechatronic systems, providing vital data about the environment and the system’s internal state. They come in various types, each suited for specific applications: Actuators: Actuators are the muscles of mechatronic systems responsible for motion and actuation based on signals from the…

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Xaba Inc. Gives Cognition to Machines, Disrupts Industries with Quantum Leap for Intelligent Automation

July 3, 2024 By Krystie Johnston Massimiliano Moruzzi, CEO of Xaba Inc. is an Aerospace Engineer whose innovations have impacted products and solutions for leading companies in aerospace, automotive, and energy. Xaba Inc. recently won the 2024 ABB Startup Challenge that asked companies around the world to present their solutions that will make an impact…

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Edgecom Energy Leverages Generative AI to Customize Energy Efficiency in Industrial Facilities

June 25, 2024 By Krystie Johnston ABB recognizes Edgecom Energy’s innovative Energy Manager which leverages Generative AI to make better, informed decisions about energy consumption by awarding them winners of their 2024 Startup Challenge Edgecom Energy is a Canadian startup that is using generative artificial intelligence (GenAI) to offer integrated energy management software programs that…

PC-Based Control Technology in the Semiconductor Production for Photovoltaic Equipment
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PC-Based Control Technology in the Semiconductor Production for Photovoltaic Equipment

June 20, 2024 Flexible automation of single-crystal furnaces increases competitiveness For growing monocrystalline semiconductors, the Chinese company Jingsheng Mechanical & Electrical originally used a separate process and temperature control system. Since the changeover to PC-based control technology from Beckhoff, it not only helps to save costs, but also facilitates the implementation with its scalability. As…

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How to Select the Correct Data Cable for Your Industrial Application

June 19, 2024 In this article, you will learn what the most common mistakes are when selecting Industrial Ethernet and bus cables and how to avoid them. All cables and wires that contribute to communication in any way are commonly referred to as data cables. However, there are significant differences such as the multitude of…

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How the OS33C Safety Scanner is Making Workplaces Safer and More Efficient

June 19, 2024 In today’s fast-paced and demanding industrial environments, ensuring workplace safety and operational efficiency is paramount. However, customers often face a range of challenges that hinder their productivity and increase costs. Enter the OS33C Safety Scanner, a revolutionary solution that addresses these issues head-on, making workplaces safer and more efficient than ever before….

A Guide to Mechatronics – Part 1: Introduction & Fundamentals
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A Guide to Mechatronics – Part 1: Introduction & Fundamentals

June 17, 2024 Mechatronics is a pivotal field that integrates mechanics, electronics, and computing, creating intelligent, adaptable, and versatile systems. It combines mechanical engineering precision, electronic control, and computer decision-making to innovate products and solutions. This interdisciplinary approach represents a shift from traditional engineering to a holistic method, leveraging each field’s strengths for efficient and…

Ensure Food Safety With Clean Compressed Air
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Ensure Food Safety With Clean Compressed Air

June 11, 2024 Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), which fall under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA), stipulate the cleanability and cross-contamination standards that food processing plants must follow, ensuring food is safe for consumption. One easy way to meet cGMP and FSMA guidelines is to upgrade your pneumatic systems with proper air filtration systems….

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Power Supply in a Confined Space

June 5, 2024 Siltronic equips a new wafer production plant in Singapore with connecting cables from HELUKABEL Wafer manufacturer Siltronic’s new production facility has a large number of production machines. There is often little space for the power connection – this requires flexible cables with small bending radii. Thanks to the support of HELUKABEL Singapore…

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M12 Cables: Enhancing Connectivity Across Industries

May 29, 2024 Delivery, reliability, and selection; are three criteria that best describe Proax’s commitment to offering optimal options for in-stock connectivity – especially when it comes to M12 cables. In partnership with Phoenix Contact, customers can expect a large range of solutions designed for the safe transmission of signals and power. Choose from an…

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Festo’s Innovative Solutions for Laboratory Automation

May 28, 2024 By Krystie Johnston ATS Life Sciences Systems relies on Festo’s automation experience to develop customized pipetting solutions that exceed the capabilities of existing liquid handling technology on the market. Festo in the Life Science Industry The healthcare industry encounters numerous challenges in meeting demand and time-to-market for new products and innovations. Festo’s…

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Proemial Answers Your Queries with Scientific Backing

May 24, 2024 Proemial, a newly launched platform that answers your queries with scientific backing, is available as a beta version for anyone to use, for any question you have By Krystie Johnston Proemial is a startup company supported by gurus of the world’s leading tech organizations such as Apple, Amazon, and Meta. Their first…