Operators of high-precision grinding and honing machines in NSK's ball bearing production are now taking advantage of virtual reality (VR) training methods. VR technology has the advantage, among other things, of allowing machines to keep producing, while simultaneously permitting easier standardisation of training courses. For NSK, this first project at its Munderkingen plant in Germany serves as a model for future roll-out at other facilities.
Worldwide, over 90 million barrels of crude oil, natural gas and refined hydrocarbons are produced, transported, stored, and sold to end customers every day. For maximum accuracy when loading, unloading and transporting hydrocarbons in the oil & gas industry.
The automation company Pilz will be presenting its safety and industrial security solutions for primary, secondary and end-of-line packaging at the international trade fair FACHPACK (27–29 September). One Pilz highlight in Nuremberg: The TÜV SÜD-certified solution for safe monitoring of the cardboard feed on packaging machines.
Faurecia and HELLA showcase their wide range of technologies for advanced, safe, and sustainable mobility at the leading trade fair in Hanover, Germany. Visitors can experience FORVIA's innovative solutions live in a demo truck.
Industrial Ethernet has become an indispensable part of automation. In addition to PROFINET and Ethernet/IP, Dunkermotoren, a brand of AMETEK Advanced Motion Solutions, also supports the Industrial Ethernet protocol EtherCAT.
As the world's largest copper exporter, Chile is encountering a growing number of sulfur-based ore layers containing toxic arsenic in its copper mines. Conventional strategies for separating and landfilling arsenic are proving limited in this area.
Greenergy Data Centers has recently built a new, large-scale data center in Tallinn, Estonia. Part of the Three Seas Initiative (3SI), it’s the most modern and energy-efficient data center in the region. 3SI was launched in 2015 by the countries of the Adriatic, Baltic, and Black Seas to pursue joint public policy goals for transport, energy, and digital infrastructure. The individual projects are implemented by the private sector with funding from the 3SI Investment Fund. The goal is to improve connections between 12 EU-member states in the region and thus strengthen EU cohesion. Delta’s uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) for the project were supplied, installed, and commissioned together with Delta’s partner, DC Solutions.
After a construction time of just 16 months, Leuze has opened its new production site in Malacca (Malaysia). With immediate effect, Leuze sensors will be produced there for the international market. Leuze's Asian customers are primarily supplied from Malaysia.