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Automation: the positive future for mining

Automation is the latest trend in mining with the 'cruise control' setting for many processes now increasingly becoming popular. Many experts say automation is here...

Materials handling & logistics 15 September, 2017

Folded-path gas analysers: making the analyser fit the process

In chemical plants, petrochemical plants and refineries, tunable diode lasers (TDLs) are becoming an increasingly common sight. Their high reliability and low maintenance...

Instrumentation 14 September, 2017

Line upgrade increases bottled water output by 3000 bottles/h

One of the largest producers of mineral water in France, Carola, is producing a lighter PET bottle and, in doing so, has also increased output speed by 3000 containers/h.

Materials handling & logistics 13 September, 2017

An IoT primer: bridging the gap between OT and IT

You've probably heard about the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), also called Industry 4.0 or the Industrial Internet. But what is it?

Industrial networks & buses 12 September, 2017

Overcoming the complexities of tank scheduling

To effectively schedule volumes, process manufacturers need systems designed for the unique needs of their industry. However, many systems are not equipped to manage the...

Materials handling & logistics 11 September, 2017

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Automation
The new industrial revolution: robots are an opportunity, not a threat

The new industrial revolution: robots are an opportunity, not a threat

If robots and AI are our future, we need to embrace the technology and work out how best to collaborate and make it work for everyone.

Article 15 August, 2017
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Direct torque control: a motor control technique for all seasons

Direct torque control: a motor control technique for all seasons

While enabling unprecedented performance in electric motors and delivering dramatic energy savings, most VSDs rely on conditioning voltage and...

Article 09 May, 2017
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An IoT primer: bridging the gap between OT and IT

An IoT primer: bridging the gap between OT and IT

You've probably heard about the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), also called Industry 4.0 or the...

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