When designing industrial equipment, the operating temperature of the product is often at the top of the list for design engineers. This makes sense, after all, you don’t want to keep replacing failed equipment. However, while engineers give a lot of thought to heat in the equipment itself, the performance of the connectors and cables that join different devices is often overlooked. Here, Jonathan Parry, Senior Vice President of Global Operations and European Managing Director at cables and connectors specialist PEI-Genesis, explains how to choose an extreme temperature connector.
Digital exhibition of EMC/EMI filters for regenerative drive applications and more. Schaffner, the international leader in the fields of electromagnetic compatibility and power quality are inviting customers no longer able to visit the SPS - Smart Production Solutions exhibition, which was to be held in Nuremberg in November, to join them at a virtual exhibition stand.
Industry 4.0 is a widely discussed topic, with artificial intelligence (AI), big data and machine learning a key element of current developments. But what do these digital activities mean and how will they impact traditional manufacturing?
STMicroelectronics (NYSE: STM), a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, and Sanken Electric Co., Ltd (TSE: 6707), a leader in innovative technology specializing in semiconductor devices, power modules, and sensors, have collaborated to unleash the performance and practical advantages of intelligent power modules (IPM) in high-voltage, high-power equipment designs.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been contracted by MCA to contribute to the devel- opment of Sub-Saharan Africa’s largest photovoltaic project, increasing access to reliable and clean energy for Angola’s 30 million people.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced the introduction of an advanced industrial training solution that combines 3D immersive technology with industry-leading operator training simulation to create a collaborative learning environment for plant operators and field technicians. Honeywell's Immersive Field Simulator is a virtual reality (VR) and mixed reality-based training tool that incorporates a digital twin of the physical plant to provide targeted, on-demand, skill-based training for workers.