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RAFI has enhanced its RAFIX 30 FS+ illuminated pushbutton offering with the introduction of a stainless steel version. The sleek, modern design is available with optional LED ring lighting for stylish indication. Commonly used in automation, automotive, industrial and off-road vehicle applications, the RAFIX 30 FS+ illuminated pushbutton delivers clear and distinct tactile feedback, even through gloves.

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The newly developed products target the growing need for suitable, reliable circular connectors in ...
Ideal for automotive, panel and control applications in a wide range of industries, the 12mm SFS ...
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan; led by President Michihiro Kitazawa) was ...
Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it has enhanced the Field Assistant software for the ...
The new monitor mounts GN 197, including VESA adapter plates and locking slide units GN 134.7 and ...
Bel Magnetic Solutions, a Bel group company, recently expanded the Vertical Mount MagJack ICM ...
The RAFIX 20 FS+ illuminated pushbutton switch is now available in stainless steel with ring ...
BittWare, a Molex company, recently unveiled the IA-840F, the company’s first Intel ...
Pepperl+Fuchs is expanding its factory automation portfolio and has acquired the USi ...
Schneider Electric recently announced the expansion of its IP and NEMA rated  ...

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Fuji Electric Co., Ltd. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan; led by President Michihiro Kitazawa) was recently pleased to announce that it has started mass production of its HPnC, outfitted with a 7th-generation X Series IGBT module, targeting the railway market.

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Allied Electronics & Automation and Schneider Electric team up to help engineers build better ...
Even more exciting technology, even more valuable information, even more direct discussion – ...
Web-based Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) solutions deliver a new level of ...
B&R has made centralized, factory-level user management substantially easier. With the new ...
PC-based control technology from Beckhoff, which has already been used successfully for almost ...
Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) the world’s largest company dedicated to industrial ...
Everything from a single source, from the CCS charging inlet to a charging management solution: As ...
JM Electrical (JME) has recently announced the launch of a new division focused solely on ...
Emerson has recently been awarded a $14 million contract to provide automation technologies for the ...
Pepperl+Fuchs invites you to its second Online Summit. Register now free of ...

 

Condition monitoring of critical components on machines delivers enormous benefits to productivity in a plant.  Rather than have a motor, pump, or compressor unexpectedly fail and the machine be inoperable until a replacement part is installed, condition monitoring of those critical pieces on the machine can provide warning signs that something is about to go terribly wrong. Vibration measurements on rotating equipment can detect when there is imbalance or degrade on rolling bearing elements. 

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Unplanned downtime threatens productivity and profit across industrial and commercial sectors. In a recent survey of these customers, 20% rate reaching zero unplanned downtime as their top priority, and 70% consider it a “very high priority.”

 Often, downtime comes as a surprise because facility operators lack visibility into their operations. Hardware failures and malfunctions account for 45% of downtime incidents – but 71% of field service decision makers aren’t fully aware of their assets’ maintenance schedule.

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Those of you in the food industry are already familiar with the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA)—a law that focuses on preventing contamination, rather than reacting to the problem after the fact. A big part of FSMA compliance has to do with the design of plant equipment, which includes the electrical components that provide power to manufacturing lines.

Fortunately, MENNEKES offers a variety of electrical products that make FSMA compliance easier than ever. Let’s explore this topic in our new blog post.

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