• 21 Jan
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    Five things TSN can accomplish for the IIoT and Industry 4.0

    Time-sensitive networking (TSN) has been touted as a means to help Industry 4.0 and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) applications achieve higher production efficiency as well as lower maintenance costs. Industry players who have started to utilise TSN technologies have demonstrated to the world that TSN is not just an embryonic idea, but a concrete technology. However, there are questions you should be asking before making TSN investments.

  • 26 Aug
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    Collaboration in the ecosystem: What matters

    Today’s ecosystem of industrial automation is characterised by many media disruptions during the processing and transfer of documentation. It is essential to resolve these issues within the development process for machines and plant systems – via targeted collaboration among all stakeholders and systems.

  • 21 Jul
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    EPLAN helps system integrator grow its professional services

    The year 2020 has been completely out of the ordinary and it has taken each and every one of us by surprise. From the level of individuals to that of local communities and multinational corporations, the Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way we work, travel and relate to each other. This has also led to many businesses changing their traditional processes to the online environment, digitising their data and removing bottlenecks in the “new normal” working world.

  • 18 May
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    EPLAN and Rittal add value for LCA Group

    Since taking over LCA Group in 2017, Managing Director Alan Sheppard has always maintained a focus on innovation, and the use of cutting-edge technology to further the firm’s manufacturing and assembly capabilities.

  • 5 May
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    Electrical CAD software speeds up control panel design for high-tech projects

    An electrical CAD package is speeding up Panther Engineering’s control panel design, in line with the latest developments in the automotive and aerospace sectors.

  • 5 May
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    Limestone calciner transforms operations with new integrated control room

    There are few qualities so desirable for a business to have than an ability to adapt to change. Industries evolve, circumstances shift, but what remains over time are those businesses with the foresight and flexibility to move with the tides.

  • 4 May
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    Remote power cable fault location will reduce time and cost

    Cable faults are the most common faults in high-voltage networks. The industry and society are extremely impatient when faced with a lack of electricity. But the cable fault location process is not straightforward – it is very intuitive work and requires many instruments and tools.

  • 4 May
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    A first look at the upcoming version of the Eplan Platform 2022

    At the Hannover Messe Digital Edition, Eplan presented a first look at the coming Eplan Platform, being launched in the summer.

  • 13 Nov
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    The future is transparent, convergent and time-sensitive

    Industry 4.0 is an established trend in factory automation, aimed at increasing convergence and transparency. By implementing systems with these capabilities, businesses can gain greater insights into their processes, hence achieving better quality, productivity and reduced costs. The technology that is delivering these benefits is Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN).

  • 29 Jun
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    WSCAD SUITE X cuts time needed to produce error-free electrical design drawings

    Established in 1925, Coventry-based Wickman is a designer, supplier and manufacturer of high-quality turning machines, specialising in multi-spindle lathes that are controlled by CNC, servo or PLC.

  • 29 Jun
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    Software tools simplify data network configuration

    For system integrators, completing projects on time and budget is obviously critical, but can often be hampered by limited in-house experience of designing, engineering and configuring resilient data communication networks.

  • 30 Mar
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    E-CAD integration reduces time to market by 80% for automation control specialist

    The time to market for automation system design and development has decreased by up to 80% for a control technology specialist following the introduction of a comprehensive electrical system design package.

  • 30 Mar
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    A new DesignSpark and SOLIDWORKS partnership on Electrical CAD

    In early 2019, a close partnership began between RS Components/Allied Electronics & Automation and Dassault Systèmes. Our vision of this partnership is to enable SOLIDWORKS users to take advantage of the vast product catalogue and expertise from Allied and RS Components and for DesignSpark Electrical users to have a seamless growth path to the increased capabilities of SOLIDWORKS Electrical.

  • 30 Mar
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    EPLAN helps PCE Automation to take the next step

    EPLAN has recently helped PCE Automation take the next step in expanding its business and offering enhanced services for its customers. The company, which focuses on the design and manufacture of bespoke automation machinery, has invested in EPLAN Pro Panel licences with the associated Fluid add-ons.

  • 11 Mar
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    Is automation a question or a must?

    There's nothing better than building a great cabinet all by yourself. It's the pride of every professional panel builder. But how long will that last? If you want to stay ahead of the competition, you have to keep up with the shift to automation.

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