Wireless Tank Level Monitoring

Reduce unplanned downtime and keep production running smoothly by continuously monitoring remote and mobile tanks and totes.  Application: Monitor levels inside storage tanks Challenges: Multiple storage tanks in remote and hard-to-reach locations Solution: K50U Ultrasonic Sensors and Q45U Wireless Nodes paired with a DXM100 Wireless Controller Benefits: Remote monitoring of up to 16 tanks from a central or mobile […]

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Infographic: 9 Common Machine Safety Devices

Machine Safety Fundamentals Mechanical hazards on machinery typically occur at points of operation, points of power transmission, and other points of machine movement. Safeguarding devices are designed to limit the risk to personnel for accident or injury at these points. In the illustration below, common machine safeguarding devices are used to mitigate multiple points of […]

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OEE Improved with Banner Engineering Wireless Gateways

Wireless sensors count the inputs and outputs and send the counts to the DXM Controller.  Banner Engineering’s Part Counting Application Banner Engineering’s Wireless part counting application enables LEAN initiatives by providing the ability to measure and analyze OEE metrics of availability, performance, and quality to compare how your process/machine is performing against an ideal state. […]

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Control Cabinet UPS – WAGO PRO2 Power Supplies

IIoT Ready: Continuous monitoring of all data and values of your system’s power supply Class-Leading Features of PRO 2 Power Supplies Intelligent load management that supplies150% power for 5 s (TopBoost), and up to 600% output current for 15 ms (PowerBoost) Extreme reliability even in adverse conditions. Heat, cold, and altitude have little impact on […]

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Where can you use wire rope vibration isolators?

Wire rope isolators can be used for motors and fans that produce vibrations onto surrounding structures. They can also be used to control vibration and thermal expansion. They are used for shipping delicate items across the ocean or across town. They isolate vibrations and shock from a truck, shipping vessels, or other vehicles so vibration […]

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GA500 Industrial AC Microdrive

Whether you are installing, wiring, programming, or troubleshooting, the GA500 has features that help simplify the task for you. Features No power programming Intuitive keypad Conformal coated (IEC 60721-3-3: 3C2, 3S2) Up to 30% smaller than the competition Current vector control, open loop Induction motor (IM), permanent magnet motor (PM), or synchronous reluctance motor operation […]

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Programmable Stack Light Towers from Banner Engineering

Banner’s Pro Editor software allows users to program device status, colors and animations for control via three discrete inputs. The application-based interface makes it easy to configure a light for a wide range of applications such as displaying machine warm-up time, indicating unique steps in an assembly process, showing distance and position information and communicating […]

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How do adjustable guides work around curves?

Adjustable guides make changeovers from one product size to another quick and painless. For straight conveyors, it’s easy to see how the guides move in and out. But for a curved conveyor — like our Flextrac Series modular plastic chain conveyors — it’s not quite as obvious. Changing the radius of a curve obviously changes […]

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Yaskawa VFD Programming and Tools via Smartphone

One industry trend is the rise of VFDs that accept programming, monitoring, and operation via commands received on a smartphone or laptop. This makes setup and programming easier — and it puts product literature and video tutorials at end users’ fingertips. Some VFDs can even be programmed without main power connected. Design World, “Programming variable […]

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Safe Work Solutions from Banner Engineering

Innovative Solutions for Unprecedented Times Companies around the world are quickly adapting to the many challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The need is immediate and Banner Engineering is ready to help. Safe work solutions help companies meet and overcome the challenges they face today so they can more effectively serve and support their customers, […]

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