Archive for the ‘Fluid and Motion Control’ Category

Differences Between Direct-Acting and Pilot-Operated Solenoid Valves

Posted in Fluid and Motion Control on Thursday, January 24th, 2019. No comments yet
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According to the Solenoid valve page on Wikipedia at the time this post was written, the invention of these devices dates back to 1910 by ASCO, now part of Emerson. Solenoid valves are electromechanical devices: …in which the solenoid uses an electric current to generate a magnetic field and thereby operate a mechanism which regulates […]

Improving Machine Reliability and OEE with IIoT Analytics at the Device Level

Posted in Discrete and Industrial, Fluid and Motion Control on Tuesday, October 9th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Enrico De Carolis, Vice President of Global Technology, Fluid & Motion Control at Emerson It’s a startling fact: a typical packaging line’s overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) is about 45-55 percent, meaning that only about half of its planned production time is truly productive. And packaging lines with lower OEE experience increased stops, excess scrappage […]

AVENTICS Acquisition Enhances Emerson’s ability to support discrete and hybrid automation applications

Posted in Fluid and Motion Control on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018. No comments yet
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Author: Manish Bhandari, Group President – Fluid & Motion Control at Emerson Emerson is a world leader in fluid automation technologies for process and industrial applications, and to strengthen our ability to provide solutions within discrete and hybrid automation markets, the company has acquired AVENTICS, itself a global leader, and a provider of smart pneumatic […]