Siemens Simatic PCS 7 Process-Control System Upgrade
Published: Monday, 18 April 2016 20:18
To meet the rising demands of automation, Siemens has further developed its Simatic PCS 7 process-control system and released Version 8.2, which comes with a range of new functionalities to improve not only user convenience but also the performance and efficiency of the process control system over the entire life cycle of process plants – from the planning stage through to maintenance. Plant engineers will also benefit from more efficient engineering solutions, while operators will find the system even more convenient in daily operation due to greater system availability and lower overall running costs.
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Van der Graaf Motorized Drum for Extreme Duty
Published: Thursday, 10 March 2016 13:58
For the past 30 years aggregate plants have been adapting the drum motor or motorized pulley to drive their belt conveyors. Although the drive of choice for quarry conveyors has been the external mounted motor and gear box, the drum motor has been gaining popularity due to the all enclosed design that protects all vital components such as the electric motor, gear reducer and bearings, from the environment.
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