Datalogic Safety Scanner

The flexible solution for safe area protection for static and moving applications.

 

 

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IIOT WIIFM: Machine and Equipment Health

OK, perhaps I went a little crazy with the acronyms in the title but it is Wednesday afternoon and I couldn't come up with anything else.  The point of the post however is not that the title is loaded with strange acronyms, but that GE has a tangible, real IIOT application that you can begin reaping the benefits of today.

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Global Adjustment

The Global Adjustment (GA) is a line item charge on your monthly electricity bill and is used to cover the difference between the market price and rates paid to regulated and contracted generators, and to pay for conservation and demand management programs. The GA was designed to assist the government in eliminating coal-based generation and greening the power system through conservation, demand response and cleaner generation sources.

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Flammable Ice?

Recently I came across a very interesting article talking about what most would consider an oxymoron:  Flammable Ice.  You heard that right, ice that contains enough trapped methane you can actually set it on fire.  Now this isn't just a new party trick to top off your rum and coke, but may be a very viable long term solution to the current energy crisis.

Check out the article Here

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Datalogic AV7000

The AV7000 camera system delivers 360-degree high speed package intelligence for any material handling system having conveyors, tilt trays and cross belt sorters. With superior optic performance, the AV7000 is the cornerstone of any data array designed to manage package identification for distribution centers, parcel facilities, and warehouses worldwide.

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Dragonfly

Symantec recently reported on the resurgence of a group known as Dragonfly.  This group has been in operation for many years but primarily in Europe, this is their first foray that we know of into the North American market.  It is believed they are gathering intelligence on our systems which could give them the ability to cause large scale disruptions to operations.

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Safety Light Curtain for Industry 4.0

SG4 Fieldbus

The Safety Light Curtain for Industry 4.0 ; with integrated openSAFETY protocol over POWERLINK

SG4 Powerlink

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GuardEon Moulded Case Circuit Breakers

GuardEon by GE is a low-voltage molded case circuit breaker (MCCB) platform, designed by users for global industry applications. The customer-driven design works in tough, real-world applications with onboard diagnostics for excellent uptime and with integrated ArcWatch safety technology. GuardEon is built for the age of the industrial internet.

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CMTS is NEXT Week!

CMTS is back next week!  Teaming up with Automator, Datalogic, GE, TURCK and some of our other vendors, we will have some cool technology on display during the 4 day show from September 25th-28th 2017. 

Why should you go? From the CMTS website:

"For more than 30 years, the CMTS audience from within Canada’s leading industries including automotive and aerospace have come together to source solutions and knowledge from the global leaders in machine tools and tooling, metalworking, and advanced manufacturing.

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Control System Health - Asset Management

As your fleet of assets grows, maintaining and monitoring those assets becomes not only more important, but more challenging.  What firmware version is the asset on?  Do we have any faults?  How is the asset running and performing?  These are but a few of the questions that plague operators every day.

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