Recommended Reading: Power Relays – Understanding the Basics

Recommended Reading: Power Relays – Understanding the Basics

This is an excerpt from a recent educational article by DigiKey: Power relays are known for their specialized capability to manage high-level current switching, ranging from several amps to substantially higher magnitudes. Their more robust construction and enlarged dimensions allow power relay contacts to withstand sizable currents, rendering them ideal candidates for applications demanding currents […]

Recommended Reading: Industrial DevOps: Manufacturing Leaders’ Secret Weapon For Their Tech Stack

Recommended Reading: Industrial DevOps: Manufacturing Leaders’ Secret Weapon For Their Tech Stack

This is an excerpt from a recent educational article by COPIA: Embracing DevOps programming practices, which have transformed how software development teams work, can move the needle on efficiency and productivity for industrial processes. The DevOps way is all about leveraging collaborative tools to plan, manage, and execute source code development, storing shared files in […]

Recommended Reading: Containerized Software Packages Simplify Connectivity for Legacy Machines

Recommended Reading: Containerized Software Packages Simplify Connectivity for Legacy Machines

This is an excerpt from a recent educational article by Softing: Manufacturing and packaging plants can improve their operations by integrating their IT and OT technologies — unlocking benefits like predictive maintenance, data analysis and connections to powerful enterprise applications. While implementing an IIoT solution can be a challenge for businesses that don’t have the […]

Recommended Event: Feb 27 – International PROFINET Developer Webinar

Recommended Event: Feb 27 – International PROFINET Developer Webinar

This is an excerpt from an upcoming free educational event by PI: This webinar is aimed at PROFINET enthusiasts and device developers who want to learn more about the communication protocol.  Don’t miss the opportunity to benefit from the extensive experience of the experts. To read the complete article, click on this link: https://profinews.com/2024/02/international-profinet-developer-webinar/ Sincerely, […]

Recommended Reading: When will OPC UA FX Impact Device Manufacturers

Recommended Reading: When will OPC UA FX Impact Device Manufacturers

This is an excerpt from a recent educational article by Anybus: A crucial aspect is having detailed specifications that outline how OPC UA FX will operate for controller-to-controller (C2C), controller-to-device (C2D), and device-to-device (D2D) use cases. The specification work has been divided into two phases, with phase 1 focusing on C2C communication and phase 2 […]

Recommended Reading: Why Electric Actuators Are Better Than Pneumatic Actuators

Recommended Reading: Why Electric Actuators Are Better Than Pneumatic Actuators

This is an excerpt from a recent educational article by Orientalmotor: The biggest difference between pneumatic actuators and electric actuators is the source of power.  Pneumatic actuators are powered by air, so there are many components in a pneumatic actuator system that are dedicated to the supply and maintenance of air. With electric actuators, these […]

Recommended Reading: Get to Know Different Photoelectric Sensing Modes

Recommended Reading: Get to Know Different Photoelectric Sensing Modes

This is an excerpt from a recent educational article by Banner: Photoelectric sensors, a crucial sensor type in industrial automation, are highlighted in the latest report. Understanding the sensing modes of these sensors is essential for selecting the right one for specific tasks. Stay tuned for more updates on this fundamental technology! To read the […]