Well-known for its connectors and thousands of other products that serve automated building and manufacturing systems, Phoenix Contact is also a home-grown leader in energy-management and sustainability.
Government agencies and suppliers wage an ongoing war against substandard, potentially deadly products marketed as the real deal.
Cyber attacks hit the news again over Christmas when Target revealed it was hacked. This could happen to manufacturing, too.
Proper understanding and use of these key reliability-program components can ensure success.
Give your equipment lubricants the respect they deserve. Keep them well-filtered and clean!
Upfront planning for these events can also reduce downtime.
When moving parts must function smoothly under heavy load, reliable lubrication is required. A new vertical-lift bridge in France is a case in point.
By Rick Carter, Executive Editor I attended a sort-of birthday party for robots last month in Detroit. Robotics leader ABB used its annual Technology Days event to remind attendees (mostly customers and integrators) that they’ve been making robots for 40 years. The company’s reference point was the dawn of the microcomputer-controlled electric industrial robot, their […]