Drives and Control Solutions

Motors, Control Solutions, Power Transmission and Advanced Motion Technology                                                                 

The EC Titanium integrated motor drive by ABB promises ‘synchronous reluctance and permanent magnet technologies for a sustainable, wirelessly connected solution that improves customers bottom line.’ According to Global Product Manager, Mark Gmitro, the product was inspired by direct customer feedback requesting an IE5 efficient product, that could function as a drop-in replacement for standard NEMA mounted motors.

 

 

 

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Spanish company Packfeeder has developed a family of automatic, robot-supported bottle unscrambling machines for the packaging industry. The so-called Pickfeeder uses the eXtended Transport System (XTS) from Beckhoff to implement a machine concept that is highly flexible and suitable for the most demanding sorting jobs in packaging with virtually no changeover effort.

 

 

 

EPLAN Canada announces the addition of Tusk Automation as an Eplan Certified Systems Integrator. Tusk Automation provides complete custom solutions including mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and chemical systems.

 

 

 

If you don’t know every last industrial asset that’s installed in your production facilities and stocked in your storerooms, you’re not alone. Over a period of decades, it’s easy to lose sight of what assets you have as those assets are replaced, parts are restocked and employees change roles.

 

 

 

Predictive maintenance is a powerful condition-based strategy that lets manufacturers remotely monitor critical machinery using IIoT sensor devices that supply real-time data like voltage, vibration and temperature.

 

 

 

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Every business is trying to conserve energy in the face of high utility costs, so getting the best return on investment (ROI) is critical for maintaining a healthy balance sheet.

 

 

 

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In 1931, no one could have imagined that a small company in Bruchsal would become one of the world's largest guarantors of motion. On June 13, 1931, Christian Pähr founded the Süddeutsche Elektromotoren Werke in Durlacher Strasse in Bruchsal from a bankruptcy estate.

 

 

 

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ABB is an international company with a large global presence, but did you know that a significant percentage of the products sold in Canada are also designed and manufactured locally?

 

 

 

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As companies seek to expand operations and broaden market reach, it's important to remember that brand protection is essential for any business. Customers need to trust, respect and connect with your brand, and basic marketing and messaging is often not enough.

 

 

 

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Unlike backwash systems, scraper strainers reliably resist clogging and fouling when faced with micron-sized particles, oversized solids, and high solids concentration. To enable its use as cooling water, industrial facilities such as power, processing, and manufacturing plants prefilter raw water from rivers, lakes, gulfs, and coastlines to remove organic, aquatic, and other solids.

 

 

 


Editor's Pick: Featured Article


By Brian Fortney, Global Portfolio Lead, Rockwell Automation

Having a workforce that’s well trained on current technologies and equipment is critical for any manufacturer. When workers lack necessary skill sets, they are more likely to make expensive mistakes that result in costly downtime. Without proper training, employees are also less productive and have lower job satisfaction. They often feel as though they aren’t moving forward in their career and get discouraged. In addition, the correlation between well-trained workers and a safer manufacturing environment shouldn’t be overlooked.

Clearly, the importance of industrial training must be a key consideration for employers. Unfortunately, developing a workforce with necessary knowledge isn’t always easy. A variety of factors are creating a serious skills gap, and many companies are struggling to find ways to address the challenges.

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ABB Made In CanadaABB is an international company with a large global presence, but did you know that a significant percentage of the products sold in Canada are also designed and manufactured locally? As part of its sustainability 2030 strategy, ABB is focused on energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.

ABB is committed to Canada’s vision for a green, safe, and affordable infrastructure and to supporting the country’s value chain. With supply chains as local as possible, ABB ensures adaptability to sudden shifts, opportunities for new jobs and economic growth. 

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Regal Tag-It Asset management ProgramRegal Beloit Corporation, a major manufacturer of electric motors, electrical motion controls, power generation and power transmission components, recently announced the introduction of its Tag-It program for asset management. Part of the Regal internet of things (IoT) offering, the Tag-It program creates a path for continuous facility improvement by enabling faster maintenance and simplifying the MRO procurement process.


In addition, users can easily add Perceptiv diagnostic services remote monitoring to keep an eye on critical equipment. This 24/7 monitoring technology will help customers increase equipment reliability and maximize production. 

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