Category: Instructions

Safety First! – Categories and Terms Part 2: Modern Machine Safety – Talk the Talk so you can Walk the Walk

In part 1, we discussed general safety terms and categories and covered the concept of risk. By understanding risk, we can determine a structure for the architecture needed to manage that risk. That structure will result in a controller that accomplishes all the tasks involved with the lowest acceptable risk to equipment and staff. In part 2, we will dig deeper into terms and categories to understand their impact on machine safety.

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Safety First! – Categories and Terms Part 1: Modern Machine Safety – Talk the Talk so you can Walk the Walk

You want to improve machine safety at your facility, but you don’t even know where to start. Not only do you not know where to start, but you don’t even know what words to use to describe the things you want to do. By the time you get done reading this, you’ll feel more comfortable talking about machine safety and confident in starting your safety journey.

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Choosing the Right VFD

The electric motor represents a crucial part of any electrical drive system. Without the electrical motor, the whole system wouldn’t function. However, in order to work properly, even the most advanced motor needs some kind of controller. Usually, system designers and engineers take advantage of a VFD (Variable Frequency Drive). Choosing and purchasing the right…

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Tech Predictions for 2018 That Came True

2018 was an exciting year in the realm of technological advancements, surpassing even the most expertly stated expectations. In October 2017, international business consulting firm Gartner published their predictions for the top strategic technology trends in 2018. A year later, in October 2018, Forbes Technology Council convened a panel of experts to offer their take…

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