Industrial Internet of Things IIoT
IoT Solutions for Reliability Engineers
If you are a reliability engineer you are responsible for guiding efforts to ensure reliability and maintain equipment, processes, utilities, facilities, controls and safety /security systems. You are...
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Taking a Discrete Path to IoT ROI in Manufacturing
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As the management of manufacturing plants and other assets grows more complex, integrating automated monitoring of key performance indicators (KPIs) at the discrete level provides a built-in safeguard...
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Good Vibrations? Not in the Automotive Industry
Vibrations might be inherent for industrial machinery, but in an automotive production plant, this could mean faulty products coming down the assembly line, leading to costly rework translating...
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Manufacturing Toolboxes Expand Efficiency and Capability
This is a very exciting time to be in Manufacturing! Manufacturing Engineers’ toolboxes are expanding every day with new technologies and possibilities for greater efficiency and capability. The...
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The Fundamentals of IO-Link
IO-Link is a point-to-point communication technology that can be implemented into most PLC configurations or integrated into most existing industrial Ethernet networks via a device called IO-Link...
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Industrial Manufacturing Competitiveness Requires Strategic Investment
The industrial manufacturing landscape is transforming against a backdrop of uncertainty. The shifts taking place globally in technology, advanced manufacturing, and government policy changes have...
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How Condition Monitoring Can Transform the Food and Beverage Industry
Our sense of taste is changing. We’re becoming more health-conscious of the foods and beverages we consume to living a better life. No more perplexing and hard-to-pronounce food labels. Rather,...
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Deploying a World-Class Maintenance Strategy Enables OEM Competitive Gain
Manufacturing and operations professionals are focused on how to deploy maintenance strategies that will provide advantages to their operations on a global scale. Advanced digital and...
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Sorting Out the Difference Between M2M and IoT
The difference between Machine to Machine (M2M) and The Internet of Things (IoT) can be confusing. While both M2M and IoT involve sharing data and can be connectivity solutions for enterprises, they...
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The IoT is Transforming the HVACR Industry--Are Stakeholders Ready?
The Internet of Things (IoT) – referred to by some as Factory 4.0 or Industry 4.0 – is ushering in a revolution on the factory floor -- one with clear implications for HVACR contractors...
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The Must-Have Connection to Power Your Data Center Cooling
We’re in the midst of our own gold rush of sorts. Rather than fleeing to California in search of prosperity through extraordinary and precious assets, businesses are looking above to achieve...
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How Are We Going to Benefit From 5g Connectivity?
5G, which stands for the “fifth-generation” of wireless technology, is expected to change the face of connectivity as we know it, offering faster downloads and better network reliability,...
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An IoT Gateway is the Central Nervous System for Smart Off-Road Equipment
The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing human lives and the way companies operate by continuously enhancing how we connect equipment. When the topic of IoT is discussed, the conversation typically...
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Dust is More Damaging Than You Think
Equipment in the field, including mining and construction, is subject to any number of conditions, from pouring rain to damaging winds, but dust is one factor that could be more damaging than...
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Continuous Remote Monitoring Helps Car Washes Run More Effectively
The U.S. Census Bureau estimates there are more than 100,000 car wash facilities throughout the country with Americans spending $5.8 billion annually to have their vehicles cleaned and detailed....
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Stop Paying 2-5X More to Maintain Your Off-Road Equipment
Gone are the days where equipment must be serviced on a set schedule. IoT technology helps enable maintenance based on equipment use. For instance, in an IoT solution for heavy equipment, cloud-based...
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Delivering Visibility and Reducing Fleet Management Costs
Even when a business is doing well, margins can be razor thin, so keeping track of your off-road equipment fleet is an important job. Providing your project managers and crew with actionable...
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Connect the Dots Between Industrial Ethernet and Pneumatic Valves
Industrial Ethernet (IE) is growing at a startling rate. In fact, the latest estimates put the annual growth at a staggering 22 percent, which means some 52 percent of the connectivity market is now...
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Condition Monitoring for Today’s Metal Fab Industry
As today’s metal forming plants become more complex, detecting and identifying issues with all of the moving parts is becoming increasingly important, though time-consuming. Traditional manual data...
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Connecting the Dots Between IoT Data and Equipment Efficiency for OEMs
Today, most connected things belong to the consumer IoT (with smartphones topping the list). But another, less visible industrial IoT, with its heavy-duty infrastructure (such as power...
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