Energy management and energy efficiency are key elements of the desired objective, and automation professionals can do their part by acting not only on the numerator (work required) but also on the denominator (energy supplied or inputs), says Ian Verhappen.
Drives and motors push the lifeblood raw materials and products that keep the process industries alive.
Ongoing innovations, added intelligence and networking let motors and drives serve in unusual applications and replace obsolete equipment
Schneider Electric and its partners show how coordinating process control technologies can optimize users' applications and ensure their success.
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Posted: Apr 09, 2015
Motors are used everywhere in industrial environments and they are becoming increasingly complex and technical, sometimes making it a challenge to keep them running at peak performance. Both mechanical and electrical issues can lead to motor failure–and
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Posted: Apr 14, 2014
The limitations of traditional electric actuators have an impact on the life of the system. The most common problem is exceeding the rated duty cycle, causing the motor to burn out. A study done by ExxonMobil and presented in October 2012 at Coking.Com ide
Posted: May 17, 2010
One of the main driving force behind the industrial revolution was the invention of the electric motor more than a century ago. Its widespread use for all kinds of mechanical motion has made life simple and has ultimately aided the advancement of human kin