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Creating modular machines with plug-and-play connectors

The assumption that hardwiring industrial machines will minimise wire installation costs is based on some misconceptions.

Equipment 09 November, 2018

Building the mine of the future

Digital technology is helping mining companies across the world realise the true potential of their assets in a safe and sustainable way.

Software & IT 07 November, 2018

Virtual commissioning in the food industry

Commissioning a new system for a food manufacturing plant requires software assistance to plan effectively and optimise its ongoing operations.

Software & IT 07 November, 2018

Three reasons to measure pH inline

Inline pH measurement is a reliable approach to process control, but some misunderstandings have led the chemical industry to lag behind in adoption.

Instrumentation 06 November, 2018

Minutes instead of days: energy chains reduce the assembly time of machining centres

In its robotic machining centres, Taiwanese tool manufacturer Hartford uses fully harnessed energy chain systems from igus.

Equipment 06 November, 2018

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Mobile robotics: forklifts will never be the same again

Mobile robotics: forklifts will never be the same again

Robotic technology will transform the forklift industry, causing a colossal transfer of value towards spending on autonomous materials handling...

Article 07 August, 2018
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Making sense of complexity

Making sense of complexity

Industry 4.0 and associated developments in the digital world are promising to make a vast range of tasks more manageable and understandable.

Article 02 October, 2018
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Reaping the benefits of the Industrial IoT: using IPCs as gateways

Reaping the benefits of the Industrial IoT: using IPCs as gateways

One of the problems of implementing an IIoT strategy is having to deal with legacy systems on the plant floor.

Article 05 September, 2018
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