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Why Swap Old Fieldbus Networks to Industrial Ethernet?

Thursday, May 1, 2014

PROFINET eases network management, speeds implementation, overcomes cable-run limits and auto-configures new hardware. And that’s just for starters… Ethernet has long dominated business networks, and it is now…

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Industrial PCs: The True Meaning of ‘Industrial’

Thursday, May 1, 2014

From motherboards to firmware and all that resides above, learn just what separates an Industrial PC from less reliable commercial offerings. The plummeting costs of consumer electronics have…

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Oil & Gas Integrator Works with Siemens to Develop New Blow-out Preventer System

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Pilot program to enhance blow-out preventer control systems results in improved reliability, increased data collection, remote diagnostics capabilities, while cutting product configuration and programming time. Broussard, La.-based CAD…

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How the Right Industrial Ethernet Simplifies the Transition from Fieldbus

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Engineers tasked with changing from fieldbus to Industrial Ethernet find great relief in making that transition using PROFINET. Many of the concepts and engineering tools which are used…

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Jennerjahn JLS-120, a popular 120” wide format slitter rewinder, capable of producing 400-foot rolls in less than 30 seconds, was customized using
a total package of Siemens controls and software. The robust frame on this machine makes it ideal for construction grade materials, such as house wrap, roofing and flooring underlayment, billboard vinyl and landscaping rolls.

Full Siemens Platform Helps Jennerjahn Machine Meet CAT 4 Safety Requirements

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Jennerjahn and distributor C&E Sales, help Australian building products company save time and space using Siemens drives, HMI, Profibus DP and the S7-300 PLC Matthews, Indianabased Jennerjahn Machine…

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Many Factors Determine the Best Guarding System

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Mechanical guards, safety light curtains and safety laser scanners all help protect operators, equipment Safety is a central aspect of equipment designs today, driven in part by regulations….

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PLCs and Networks Combine to Improve Safety

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Safety PLCs Connected to Systems Using PROFINET Provide High levels of Protection Safety has become an important aspect of equipment design over the past several years, but it’s…

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Enhancing Safety Networks Helps Improve Many Manufacturing Parameters

Saturday, February 22, 2014

When safety communications use the same cabling used to link equipment, installations and diagnostics are simpler and less costly Safety has become one of the watchwords in industrial…

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Scada-Software zur anlagenspezifischen Analyse individueller Kennzahlen erweitert / Scada software expanded for plant-specific analysis of individual KPIs

Advanced Tool Simplifies Performance Analysis

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Siemens’ WinCC/PerformanceMonitor V7.2 enables a flexible calculation and analysis of plant-specific key performance indicators (KPIs) that are the basis for developing plant improvements to increase productivity. It is…

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Ford, Comau & Siemens Present 100-year Revolution to Auto Show Attendees

Thursday, February 20, 2014

On the centenary of Ford’s moving assembly line, Ford, Siemens and Comau share the spotlight to present manufacturing’s real-world and ‘virtual’ benefits. This was a signature year for…

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