Postings tagged with: automation

David Petry| Sep 21, 2016

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In vino veritas - Italy’s biggest wine producer relies on Siemens for its process instrumentation

Forlí, Italy. Caviro, Italy’s biggest wine producer, bottles up to 6,000 hectoliters of wine from 124 storage tanks on a daily basis. For optimum monitoring and automation of the complex bottling process and to ensure that the bottled wines are of the very highest quality, Caviro relies on process instrumentation and control technology from Siemens. It uses products from the Sitrans family, and an automation system with a Simatic S7-1500 engineered using the TIA portal.      Up to 480,000 hectol ...

Ursula Lang| Sep 14, 2016

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fresh off the press: Siemens MediaService September 2016

From cement, building materials and mining to jewelry decoration, the September issue of the MediaService looks at a widely varied range of applications from the world of drives and automation. Version 8.2 of Cemat, the control system for cement, building materials and mining, is now available with a host of new functions. We hop aboard the Seegold, a pleasure boat used to ferry passengers around Lake Constance which is powered by two fully electric redundant main propulsion systems, and we lear ...

David Petry| Sep 05, 2016

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Turning old into new - Siemens weighing system ensures the correct mixing ratio for plastic recycling

Limburg, Germany. The company Bolder automation GmbH has been involved in the field of plant engineering for dosing and bulk materials technology for over 20 years. To weigh recycled plastics, the company relies on Siwarex weighing technology and Simatic controllers from Siemens. The Siemens solutions encompass a range of diagnostic functions, permit precise weight measurement and also ensure maximum plant availability by monitoring the electrical and pneumatic supply systems. Given the ever sh ...

David Petry| Sep 02, 2016

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Clean energy - From drinking water spring to drinking water power plant with Siemens technology

Zell am See, Austria. The two Austrian towns of Bruck and Zell am See have used the Wölfernquelle spring located ten kilometers distant to create a clean supply of energy since 2014. Using an integrated automation concept from Siemens, what has served as a drinking water source since the 1970s is now also a drinking water power plant which supplies green electricity to cover the needs of 100 households every year.      The Wölfernquelle spring in Fusch on the Grossglockner High Alpine Road has b ...

Katrien Valkiers| Aug 24, 2016

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NIEUW! De TIA Selection Tool nu ook beschikbaar via de Cloud

De TIA Selection Tool is nu ook beschikbaar in de cloud en  kan geraadpleegd worden via mobiele toestellen. De voordelen ? Geen installatie of downloads nodig Speciaal ontwikkeld voor mobiele toestellen Regionale prijzen ter beschikking Al jouw projecten binnen handbereik Hoe werkt het precies? Raadpleeg de informatie via deze link.  Voor meer informatie kan je ook terecht op deze pagina. 

Gerhard Stauss| Aug 22, 2016

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Siemens at the Motek 2016 – Solutions for Handling, Robotics and Assembly Go Digital

Stuttgart. From October 10 to 13 in Stuttgart, Siemens will be exhibiting at the Motek, the world’s number one trade fair for automation in production and assembly with a comprehensive range of efficient automation and drive systems used in machine handling and robotics solutions. Under the banner “Solutions for Handling, Robotics and Assembly Go Digital”, the company will be presenting its broad portfolio of products and solutions to visitors in Hall 8, Booth 8102. The Siemens trade fair prese ...


Man vs. Machine? - Collaborative workforces

Robotics has already played a big part in making our lives simpler. We can now enjoy the luxury of having our coffee made by an automated machine, while our dishwasher takes a more laborious task off our hands.  As well as transforming our day to day activities at home, robots have also changed the game at work. Since the Industrial Revolution, machines have proved useful for taking on repetitive and labour intensive roles in the manufacturing sector. Fast forward two centuries and we’re now at ...

Ursula Lang| Aug 03, 2016

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fresh off the press: Siemens MediaService August 2016 - Industry News

The August issue of the MediaService Industries kicks off with a new fuse module for motor starters. In “Keeping cool on the high seas” we learn about a processor used to automate refrigeration systems up to 300 square meters in size for the storage of frozen and fresh produce on board cruise ships. Also featured: a machine tool complete with Sinumerik control which ensures precision blade milling for the production of hand-held pruning shears. We also find out how Siemens components enable opti ...

Gerhard Stauss| Jul 29, 2016

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Contamination under control - Automation technology makes for safer decontamination

Isselburg, North Rhine Westphalia. Deconta GmbH specializes in helping companies clear asbestos residues. To prevent this hazardous mineral being transported into the environment, either by uncontrolled air exchange or by adhering to work clothing, the company produces a mobile personnel air lock system, the “Deco Mobil”. This allows workers to safely enter and leave contaminated work areas. A “Logo! 8” logic module from Siemens monitors and controls the air lock functions. The result: greater e ...

Ursula Lang| Jul 06, 2016

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fresh off the press: Siemens MediaService July 2016 - Industry News

he July issue of the MediaService is dedicated to applications relating to drives and automation, and takes off in spectacular style by breaking the sound barrier with a visit to the Transonic Wind Tunnel at the German Aerospace Center, where Siemens technology simulates the behavior of spacecraft flying close to the speed of sound. Speed is also of the essence in our next article featuring the virtual doctor: when it comes to telemedical emergency care in remote locations such as offshore platf ...