New ABB Ability™ SmartTracker Enables Users to Monitor UPS System Performance and Optimize Efficiency
March 27, 2023 ABB has launched a unique way to remotely monitor UPS systems, further expanding its ecosystem of digital tools for smart power supplies and sustainable energy management. The ABB Ability™ SmartTracker provides 24-7 remote monitoring of critical uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems and gives users data-driven insights to improve energy efficiency and power supply resilience…. Read More…
Siemens Canada: Automate The Future Tour 2023
This cross-Canada tour showcases new innovations in manufacturing and process technologies. You will have the opportunity to learn from Siemens industry experts, participate in interactive sessions, and network with peers and like-minded professionals from various fields.
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Editor’s Pick: Featured Article
Weidmüller’s u-control 2000: The Automation Controller
Weidmüller’s scalable engineering software, u-control 2000, adapts individually to your requirements. And, the u-control is powerful, compact and fully compatible with Weidmüller’s I/O system u-remote. This article looks at what makes u-control the heart of your automation.
Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are one of the main components of any automated system. A typical control system has inputs, outputs, controllers (i.e., PLCs), and some type of human interaction with the system, a human machine interface (HMI), for example.
Cable Bending Radius For The Greatest Power & Control
March 20, 2023 Blair Sackney This article contains my technical opinions and is for general information purposes only. The topic covers power and control cable bending radii which can differ from data / fiber / mining cable requirements. Introduction to Bending Radius This newsletter will discuss minimum bending radius requirements for power and control cables… Read More…
Weidmüller’s u-control 2000: The Automation Controller
The heart of every automation is the control system March 15, 2023 Weidmüller’s scalable engineering software, u-control 2000, adapts individually to your requirements. And, the u-control is powerful, compact and fully compatible with Weidmüller’s I/O system u-remote. This article looks at what makes u-control the heart of your automation. Programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are one… Read More…
Research Reveals Energy Concerns Impacting Business Competitiveness, The Workforce and Decarbonization
Research shows that businesses around the world remain concerned about the impacts of energy security and prices, which could be a catalyst for a range of environmental, social and economic ripple effects. According to ABB Electrification’s Energy Insights survey1 of 2,300 leaders from small and large businesses across a range of sectors, 92 percent of respondents feel that the continuing instability of energy is threatening their profitability and competitiveness.
Safe premises, for optimum protection of your staff March 27, 2023 CENELEC standards, Machinery Safety Directive, CE conformity… PILZ has perspective in this standards’ jungle. They provide support, from project planning and programming through to documentation and the approvals process. As for drawing up compliant technical documentation for the authorities – you can gladly leave… Read More…
March 27, 2023 TDK Corporation presents the B82559A*A033 series of new shielded EPCOS ERU33 high-current chokes for through-hole mounting. Designed for high saturation currents from 32 A to 83 A at 100 °C, the six new types cover a range of inductance values from 3.2 µH to 10 µH. DC resistances are as low as 0.85 mΩ or 1.2 mΩ, depending on… Read More…
Festo Features Electric Automation Innovations at ProMat 2023
Festo is highlighting several of its latest innovations in electric automation, including its unique Simplified Motion Series (SMS) at ProMat, the North American supply chain exhibition, held this year from March 20-23 in Chicago.
Ultra-Efficient, Baldor-Reliance® EC Titanium™ Motors
ABB has added IEC frame options to its integrated motor-drive offering of Baldor-Reliance EC Titanium motors. Standard features include aluminum housed top-mount of axial mount integrated drive, IP55 enclosure, internal shaft grounding brush and class-F insulation. EC Titanium motors are rated for inverter use per IEC 60034-18-41. The IEC integrated motor-drive is capable of operating as a top-mount drive in ratings of 1 to 10 HP (0.75 – 7.5 kW), or axial-mount drive in ratings 1 to 7.5 HP (0.75 – 5.5 kW).
EllisDon Appointed as Construction Manager for Electric Arc Furnace Project by Algoma Steel
March 27, 2023 Algoma Steel Group Inc. recently announced the appointment of EllisDon as Construction Manager for completion of its transformative Electric Arc Furnace (EAF) project. EllisDon brings over 70 years of industrial and civil construction management expertise and experience to the project bolstering Algoma’s internal project team as Algoma’s EAF facility continues to progress…. Read More…
Governments of Ontario and Canada Welcome $40 Million Manufacturing Investment
March 27, 2023 The governments of Ontario and Canada are welcoming a $40 million investment by VueReal Inc., a made-in-Ontario start-up located in Waterloo. This investment, supported by $10.5 million in joint funding, will boost local manufacturing, strengthen cleantech innovation and create 75 new, good-paying jobs. “VueReal’s investment is a vote of confidence in Ontario’s world-class workforce… Read More…