Troubleshooting load cell applications

  This article explains how a remote connectivity solution helps load cell application service technicians ease their troubleshooting task. Before the introduction of the electronic load cell, mechanical lever scales were widely used in many industrial and commercial applications. The accuracy of these mechanical scales depends on the scale calibration and maintenance. Today, load cell-based […]

Technology helps machine builders offer improved availability

  The ongoing pursuit of ever-better overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) scores has become a real focus for end users across industries in recent years. OEE itself, however, is not a conversation end users routinely have with their machinery suppliers. The focus instead tends to be on areas such as baseline speed, cycle times and overall […]

Smart buildings – protagonists of the smart grid

  The smart grid is the future of our power supply. Smart grids need smart buildings. Equipped with modern building automation, these buildings can be used as a counterbalance in the complex interplay between power generation and energy demand. The growing importance of user-generated energy and the different ways in which energy can be stored […]

Energy data saves money from the building to the machine

  Scalable energy data management systems integrated into PC-based control equipment cover everything from the building to the machine and even each individual motor. The only way to uncover all potential energy savings is by taking a comprehensive view of the entire business – the administrative level with its offices, conference rooms, and cafeterias; the […]

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