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July 27, 2022

 

DCS Smart Analyzing0Unit for the Safe Radar Sensor from PILZ 1 400

The new analysis unit PSEN rd1.x I/O with USB connection is available now for safe protection zone monitoring in rugged application conditions.

In conjunction with the radar sensor PSEN rd1.2, you have a safe, complete solution (UL-certified) for all applications with high temperature influences, dirt, rain or steam. In addition to outdoor applications and areas in woodworking and metalworking, robot applications can now also be safeguarded thanks to a category up to Cat. 3/PL d.

For rapid commissioning, the sensors are selected and configured simply via the appropriate Configurator. Depending on the application, the safe radar sensor solution comprises up to six radar sensors, one analyzing unit and the configurable safe small controller PNOZmulti 2. This provides you with a safe, complete solution for protection zone monitoring – if required including services, from risk assessment through to system implementation and conformity assessment, such as CE marking for machinery for example. Thanks to additional interfaces such as Ethernet and PROFIsafe, this safe, radar solution is also easy to integrate into existing applications.

 

Your benefits:

  • •Insensitive to dust, dirt, rain, light, sparks, steam, and vibrations, thanks to radar technology
  • •Flexible sensor alignment and connection of up to 6 sensors per analyzing unit
  • •Easy to incorporate thanks to additional interfaces such as PROFIsafe and Ethernet
  • •Category up to Cat. 3/PL d enables safeguarding of robotics applications
  • •Can be used for applications with rear access protection: to prevent the machine restarting if there are people in the danger zone

 

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DCS Siemens SIRIUS Controls Ensures Cold Beer 1 400

Breweries are known for transforming malt, hops, and yeast into beer in gleaming brewing kettles and large fermentation tanks linked by numerous pipes.

Over the centuries, the equipment for mashing, lautering, boiling, and fermenting beer according to carefully guarded recipes has been steadily perfected.

 

The chiller is the heart of the brewery

One of the most important parts of the brewery, and perhaps the least visible, is the chiller. The fermentation temperature of the beer is crucial, which means that the heat generated by the yeast fermentation must be carefully controlled by the chiller.

If the beer ferments at too high a temperature, the yeast can produce a variety of undesirable aromas that ruin the beer.

According to Justin Thomas, President of G&D Chillers, based in Oregon

"The chiller is the heart of the brewery. Owners invest not only a lot of money in the brewery and brewing equipment, but also a great deal of time in the production of beer. But if the chiller fails, all that goes out the window."

Partnerships to keep pace with growth

Thomas says that growth at G&D Chillers has been exponential over the past 15 years. To continue this rate of success, the company had to look for new ways to meet customer demands for reliable, state-of-the-art chiller options.

For example, G&D Chillers recently teamed up with Siemens and the global distribution and supply chain solutions company WESCO to meet these needs and stay ahead of the competition. "We're still a small manufacturing company, but big enough to produce some technically advanced equipment," says Thomas. "We've always been service-oriented and always stood by our equipment, no matter what the problem. We get the same kind of support and service from Siemens that we give to our own customers."

 

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Convenient Power Infeed and Distribution 

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The 3RV29 infeed system is based on a basic module complete with a lateral incoming supply unit (three-phase busbar with infeed). Expansion modules (three-phase busbars for system expansion) are available for extending the system.

 

 

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