Plant & Works Engineering
Motion Control excellence rewarded once again

The 4th annual Motion Control Industry Awards (MCIA) dinner once again provided a celebration of business and professional excellence. The event was held during the evening of Wednesday 22nd 2019, at the National Conference Centre near Birmingham.

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Maintenance in the digital world

Richard Chamberlain of Bosch Rexroth discusses, taking a proactive approach to maintenance is key to maximising uptime – something that can be supported by digital solutions in today’s Industry 4.0 landscape.

Continuous thermal imaging prevents breakouts

Steel breakouts are catastrophic process failures that are both extremely dangerous and costly. Monitoring the health of ladles and torpedoes using thermal imaging can greatly minimise the risk but a handheld infrared camera can only provide a periodic check on the health of these critical transport structures. PWE reports.

Free App provides convenient monitoring

Mitsubishi Electric has introduced a new app for iOS tablets and smartphones that provides convenient commissioning, maintenance, troubleshooting, parameterisation and monitoring support for the company’s FR-F800E and FR-A800E inverters. Available from the Apple App Store, the Inverter StartApp addresses modern requirements to glean more information from manufacturing processes, with easier accessibility, and to be able to act on that information in a timely and convenient manner.

Humidity’s hidden impact

The UK is once again facing some recording-breaking temperatures this summer. And so the main question on everyone’s minds will soon be, how do we keep our workplaces cool and comfortable, without wasting money, energy or resources? It’s a question that comes up every year. Humidity Solutions spoke to PWE to give some inside info on how to keep your environment cool by remembering one important factor – humidity.

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