There is an adage that time is money, this is particularly true when it comes to production downtime. Hold ups in production could result in lost money – a lot of lost money!
Futureproof Connected Industries rely on responsive, data-driven operations. Advanced industrial networks that incorporate Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) are key enablers for such systems. By selecting them, companies can benefit from high-speed, reliable communications for Industry 4.0 applications.
ABB technology is being used to build the world’s largest desalination plant in Taweelah, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The USD 500 million development will have the capacity to process over 900,000 cubic metres of seawater per day, enough to meet the demands of over 350,000 households.
Despite being over 50 years old, the MIL-STD-1553B bus is still widely used, which is probably because it is really good at its job. If you're new to the standard, read on to learn more about its features, the terminology used and how to get the most out of the protocol.
Panels are often overlooked in grander industrial strategies like digital transformation. However, panels need to be seen in the holistic view of a digital factory; a key part of the factory of the future. It’s not just the panels themselves, it’s the communications protocol that they utilise and the capabilities they bring to the table.