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July 28, 2022

 

DCS Advanced Motion Controls Offers Three New Innovative Euchner Solutions 1 400

Euchner products are available in Canada via Advanced Motion & Controls Ltd. Among the latest examples are three safety engineering components for installations: an upgraded multifunctional gate box, as well as two innovative FlexFunction solutions – a safety switch and a safe key system – all recently showcased at the automatica 2022 trade show.

In the era of the Industrial Internet of Things, safety engineering components must conform to a new standard for communication, a development of which Euchner is fully aware.

Pioneer in safety engineering

The manufacturer proves its reputation as a pioneer in safety engineering for bus systems with the upgraded MGB2 Modular multifunctional gate box, now available for the safe EtherCAT P with FSoE. Users get a quick, detailed overview of a device’s status through the comprehensive diagnostic functions in EtherCAT messages and the integrated web server; even replacing the module for servicing takes only a few minutes. Other advantages include a highly functional door system with guard locking, maximum customization through many functions and variants, and diverse networking options for Industry 4.0.

Advanced Motion & Controls also carries the CKS2 safe key system, which opens many potential applications and guarantees compliance with the strictest safety standards through highly coded, transponder-based keys. The user decides whether to use the device as a simple way to start and stop machines and processes, as an electronic trapped key system, or as an authorization system for multiple operators by choosing the right RFID key during setup. The device is configured the first time the key is taught-in, and users can reconfigure it for another function anytime. Other relevant applications: fully automated logistics systems and complete turnkey installations.

Finally, the CTS safety switch is perfect for tasks that require a high locking force in a confined space. Only 135 by 31 by 31 millimetres in size, this compact unit delivers locking force as high as 3,900 newtons for universal use and can be mounted in three orientations, allowing flexible use for hinged or sliding doors. The user can add an escape release at any time.

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To learn more, contact Advanced Motion & Controls

 


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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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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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