Simple on-off switching was found to be too-brute a force for electrode boilers over 100kW at Collins Walker Limited, the manufacturer of electric steam and hot water boilers. As a result, thyristor manufacturer CD Automation has helped the company to switch from contactors to thyristor control.
Apart from the wearing of gloves, there are price considerations for using a panel PC with multitouch functionality and the fact that multitouch is not fully supported by all HMI software tools.
Roke developed AGITATE, a self-charging miniaturised device that generates a radio signal that can be tracked up to 200 kilometres away
igus UK launched two new products for the food processing industry that enable manufacturers to produce safe food for consumption
Italian food producer, Parmareggio Unigrana chooses a SCADA system to automate one of the creameries that has helped it become a major butter producer, as well as world-famous for its cheese, which has special Protected Designation of Origin (PDO) status.