• 4 Feb
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    Consolidating tech in the utilities sector

    Despite the utilities sector being one of the first areas of industry to digitalise its operations in the 1970s, business leaders have been slow to make systematic changes in recent years.

  • 4 Feb
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    Wireless temperature and humidity sensors for substations

    The University of Strathclyde Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) is a research, demonstration and deployment centre for emerging electrical power system technologies and accelerating smart grid implementations.

  • 4 Feb
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    Don’t use your filter as the fuse

    In electronic equipment the main focus often lies on the operational current demand (amperage) of a system.

  • 4 Feb
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    Complete digital network migration

    With the advent of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and Industry 4.0, manufacturing and process data has taken on a whole new level of importance.

  • 4 Feb
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    2019 and Stage 5 Emission Control are here

    With the increasing demands on energy producers to reduce emissions, the latest Stage 5 electronic engines are starting to enter the mobile generator set market.

  • 4 Feb
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    Data Centre World 2019

    Data Centre World will be returning to the ExCeL in London for its 11th year on the 12th and 13th March 2019.

  • 3 Jan
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    Zero-day for system integrators

    With Siemens recently becoming the first company to gain TÜV SÜD certification for the secure system integration of process automation and drive solutions in compliance with IEC 62443-2-4, it is worth remembering the importance of a "defence-in-depth" approach.

  • 3 Jan
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    Access to machine data now available cable-free

    Back in February 2016, HARTING first launched its MICA edge computing platform. This robust solution was developed specifically to provide a quick and easy method of implementing digitalisation projects directly at facilities.

  • 3 Jan
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    Data network signals success for trackside project

    When building Ethernet networks for applications in harsh environments it is critical for panels to contain robust data communications equipment that can withstand all the extreme environmental conditions likely to be encountered.

  • 3 Jan
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    Top five considerations for selecting a drive controller

    When choosing a drive controller for highly automated process plant and machines, a number of factors should be considered, including functional safety, real time communications, ease of integration, feedback control and stability of the operating environment.

  • 3 Jan
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    Engineering a successful future

    As we move into the Fourth Industrial Revolution, there’s a misconception that robots and automation will replace the traditional workforce.

  • 3 Jan
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    Cyber-security in the emerging digital world

    It seems a long time ago now since various malware attacks on the operational layer changed the security landscape and highlighted vulnerabilities in the de-facto automation architecture.

  • 3 Jan
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    How to implement Industrial IoT in existing factories

    You’ve heard the buzzwords: IIoT, Industry 4.0, Fourth Industrial Revolution etc.

  • 2 Jan
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    On the safe side with approvals and certificates

    Topics such as energy technology, including decentralised control technology or the establishment of energy management systems, must be on the agenda for mechanical engineering companies.

  • 2 Jan
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    Sealing solutions for the high seas

    The open ocean is renowned for being one of the most demanding and challenging work environments on the planet.