EASY Any buyer of of industrial equipment needs to look at Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) of that buy. They often evaluate maintenance costs over the expected life of the product but too often skip over the cost of the engineering time to configure and deploy an installation. Moxa makes these upfront tasks easy through […]
How it used to be In the “good old days” machine builders and OEMs would put PLCs on their machines that did the job of controlling these machines and that’s all they did. The operators would control these machines locally through push buttons or HMIs and they operated for the most part in isolation. […]
Belt skips / looses engagement with drive sprockets Sprockets are worn. Inspect sprockets for tooth wear and replace as needed. Typical wear and stretching of chain. Replace chain. Excessive load on conveyor. Check actual load against conveyor’s limit and inspect for anything contacting belt. Debris impacted in sprockets or in belt links. Clean. Belt is […]
1. Belt tracks to one side or off frame Typical wear and stretching. Make tracking adjustments to re-center belt. Product entering from side. Add side guides if possible. Off-centered load. Try to have load centered if possible. Accessory interference forcing belt to one side. Check that nothing contacts belt. Product/debris build-up on pulley, under belt […]
Engineering Time ◦DTools (Dorner’s Online Configurator) save our customer’s time. Our Dedicated conveyor specialist and knowledgeable staff are able to help with sizing and selection as well. Maintenance Time ◦Dorner has extremely durable and reliable products by design, and spare parts are simple to identify and purchase when needed. Production Labor ◦Conveyors in general reduce labor costs, but Dorner […]
END OF LIFE NOTICE – CalAmp Integra-TR The last time order date for these products will be February 23th, 2018
It has been over a year since we first wrote about Tosibox remote access products. The year has been filled with excellent success stories from a variety of industries and applications. This is a very unique product in its ability to make potentially complex applications very easy to implement. Isn’t that what we all want […]
Overachiever Our customers purchase a lot of magnetic flowmeters, vortex shedding flowmeters and clamp on style ultrasonic flowmeters. All of these have exotic measurement principles based on concepts like Faraday’s Law and are really very sexy. I love a good flowmeter. But the number one selling flowmeter by volume for us is an overachieving rotating […]
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