Schaeffler and Siemens to cooperate on intelligent diagnostics for drive systems

Electric motors drive our core industrial processes, and the rolling bearing is their central mechanical component. The bearings experience all of the loads and stresses that occur in the electric motor. Therefore, bearing diagnostics provide a crucial indicator of the overall condition and reliability of a motor. In addition to …

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PPM Test distributor extends coverage to include Austria and Switzerland

PPM Test’s long term distributor in Germany, EMCO Elektronik, has extended its coverage to include Austria and Switzerland, giving access for those countries to PPM Test’s advanced RF over fibre equipment and EMC probes, along with comprehensive product support. EMCO has been a PPM Test distributor from as long ago …

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sensemetrics acquired by Bentley Systems to accelerate infrastructure IoT

sensemetrics, a global Industrial IoT (IIoT) and cloud technology company transforming sensor data into real-time business intelligence, has been acquired by Bentley Systems, the infrastructure engineering software company. “Since our founding in 2014, we have advanced our vision to simplify connectivity and standardise industrial sensor data to bring active risk …

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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. The primary focus was on the investment in technologies that would speed up client approval processes and improve …

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Contrinex smart inductives optimise pneumatic cylinder systems

Industrial automation enables the optimisation of machine performance, with equipment designers always looking for ways to reduce cycle times without compromising safety at little or ideally no increased cost. Pneumatic systems are a typical challenge to engineers where they are commonly used to move parts between workstations using an optimal …

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Oxford Instruments demonstrate the capabilities of Paragraf Graphene Hall Effect sensors under extreme conditions

Paragraf continues to push performance boundaries with its graphene Hall Effect sensors. Oxford Instruments, a leading provider of high technology tools and systems for research and industry, have employed a modified version of the Paragraf GHS09CC sensor device to carry out measurements at temperatures and magnetic field strengths far beyond …

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Farnell partners with Rohde & Schwarz to present at Oscilloscope Days 2021

Farnell invites customers to participate in a free two-day technical webinar series hosted by Rohde & Schwarz. The webinars will cover a variety of topics around modern digital oscilloscopes with presentations from test and measurement experts at Farnell, Rohde & Schwarz and Wurth Elektronik. The sessions will be streamed on …

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Powelectrics IIoT kit helps CG Godfrey deliver excellent customer service to customers with multiple pumping stations

CG Godfrey Ltd in Spalding is one of the region’s leading independent civil, mechanical and electrical engineering contractors, specialising in vacuum sewerage systems and deep drainage. With a directly employed and highly-skilled team, they have delivered projects for nearly 50 years. CG Godfrey were early adopters of telemetry, keen to …

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Digitalisation: marathon or sprint?

While the term Industry 4.0 was firstly coined in 2011, few companies have effectively implemented such technologies. However, as turbulent circumstances such as the COVID-19 pandemic accelerate the need for digitalisation, should manufacturers sprint to invest in new automation tools? And if so, which ones? Here Neil Bellinger, head of …

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Track assets more efficiently with fully customisable RFID labelling solutions

Smart RFID labelling enables industry 4.0 efficiencies in identification and management of components, products, machinery and tools. The scope of efficiency savings generated by RFID identification may be realised at several company levels from manufacturing to customer operations. Brady leverages all of its capabilities as a worldwide identification expert to …

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