Tech on Tapwith Electro-Matic

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Tech on Tap with Electro-Matic

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February 28th, 2023

Optimize & Organize Your Shop Floor with Siemens Mcenter

Siemens Mcenter – open, modular platform for all machine tools includes: tool management, program management, performance management (OEE), and data access solutions.

October 4th, 2022

Improve Cycle Time & Tool Life w/Adaptive Control Product Suite

AVCM (based on OmativeTM technology) monitors the machine spindle power, and automatically adjusts the feed rate to its highest feasible level during each operation. ACM is an advanced adaptive control and monitoring system, designed to operate with a variety of CNC machines to enhance machine productivity, offers real time process monitoring, analysis, and report generation, and it displays productivity reports in user friendly charts, which it also saves on your CNC’s or PC’s hard disk for record keeping and future auditing AVCM internal expert system continuously monitors machine tool vibration in real time and analyzes the data in order to issue warnings and/or stop the machine if unacceptable vibration conditions occur — thereby preventing failures.

September 13th, 2022

Optimizing your Processes Using IIOT Solutions from Siemens and Electro-Matic

In this 30-minute live webinar, we will take you through solutions, success stories, and real-life applications for improving operations for your company, no matter the size.

October 12th, 2021

Siemens: The Next Cyberattack is a millisecond away… Learn how SIBERprotect™ Responds

SIBERprotect™ is the most advanced, real-time cyber attack monitoring and response solution for OT systems. From critical infrastructure such as power plants and water treatment facilities to military depots, data centers and operations centers, SIBERprotect can respond to and dramatically limit the impact of a cyber attack within milliseconds at machine speed. If your facilities rely on OT (which virtually every one does), SIBERprotect is absolutely essential to the success of your mission.

July 27th, 2021

Telit: Connecting Manufacturing Machines without Custom Code

The need for remote access has never been more relevant as manufacturers pivot to remote working due to the coronavirus pandemic. In a survey done by the National Association of Manufacturers, 53% of manufacturers said that they anticipated making changes to their current operations, including the ability to work from home. Making these changes requires connecting machines so they can talk to one another and provide secure remote access. However, taking these steps tends to necessitate writing custom code, which is costly and time-consuming.

June 15th, 2021

POWER HOUR: Easy Motion Control over Ethernet/IP with Siemens Drives

Understand the Siemens drives lineup and how to benefit from its use. You will also learn how simple it is to commission a Siemens VFD, there is one parameter different between commissioning for Ethernet/IP vs Profinet. Then see how easy it is to use the pre-made blocks to control the drive in a Rockwell PLC.

June 8th, 2021

Learning Journey in Industry 4.0

The perfect storm has hit: Digitalization, Generational Change, and Skills Gaps are causing consternation across the industrial landscape. Companies are having to prioritize investments to boost competitiveness and collaboration – and are exploring ways of building their tech talent pipeline while also upskilling their existing workforce.

Continuous Learning has become an integral piece of this shift, and our goal as a strategic partner is to build our customers’ proficiency/competency in our products and solutions – boosting their productivity and enabling them to remain competitive in today’s ever-so-changing market.

May 25th, 2021

POWER HOUR: Make Your Machine as Safe as a FORTRESS

Learn about developing safe machinery from risk assessment to engineering control design & implementation.  This webinar will cover these topics and how to integrate safety gate switch technology from Fortress Interlocks into a Siemens Safety PLC solution in the TIA Portal software.

April 6th, 2021

Robotunits: Streamline Operations Through the Use of Conveyor Technology

In this 30-minute session join Robotunits to learn, discuss, and see how you can streamline your operations! In this session you’ll learn how to:

  • Choose the correct conveyor for your application
  • Streamline operations and workflows
  • Improve efficiency and reduce time
  • Increase autonomy

March 23rd, 2021

Datalogic: Hands-Free, Worry-Free Maximum Productivity!

Join us to learn about the new DATALOGIC MATRIX 320 Stationary Scanner and how you can empower your Productivity,  Operations,  Applications, and  Safety!

Additionally, we’ll discuss and show how our compact, lightweight wearable hand scanner can provide your workforce with complete control and free hands!

March 16th, 2021

Festo Simple Motion: If You Like To Move It, Move It!

Festo introduces the Simplified Motion Series of electric drives that combines the simplicity of pneumatics with the benefits of electric automation. These electric drives equipped with Digital I/O and IO-Link® enable a range of operational and productivity benefits and deliver intelligent IIoT communication.

  • The simplicity of pneumatic actuators functionality in an easy to use electromechanical design.
  • 7 different actuator families to help with linear and rotary applications.
  • Easy wiring and control including IO Link functionality.

March 2nd, 2021

Turck: Safety I/O That Doesn’t Hurt

Join Turck’s network expert for an overview of our safety IO block, the different type of safety signals we can handle and the ease of integration into PLC safety systems. This virtual event covers:

  • Product overview of the safety IO block
  • The different type of safety signals the safety IO block can handle
  • Safety IO block applications

February 16th, 2021

Cable Assemblies, Connectors, and Cat-Tracks – Oh My!

We are excited to bring together three of our Electro-Matic experts for this 30-minute virtual event on the overview of: industrial cable assemblies for the Siemens Drive family, Intercontec circular connectors, and cat tracks!

January 19th, 2021

New Sound Shield™ Technology from Gast

Reduce Pump and Air Compressor Noise with New Sound Shield Technology

The new Sound Shield™ from Gast Manufacturing is the only technology of its kind. It significantly reduces sound levels and perceived loudness of the Gast 86R & 87R families of pumps and compressors without affecting their performance. By dampening equipment pump noise, Sound Shield™ creates a quieter, more pleasant working environment — increasing user comfort and productivity.

January 12th, 2021

How’s Your Power?

PSU8600: The Power Supply System for Automation

Learn about Siemens PSU8600 unique functionality, diagnostic capability, full integration in TIA, open communication networks, and modular expandability. The SITOP PSU8600 power supply system offers full integration into automation systems – via PROFINET in Totally Integrated Automation (TIA) or via Industrial Ethernet with open communication in OPC UA. Operational data is recorded and can therefore provide diagnostic and maintenance information.

December 15th, 2020

Beyond the Shaft: Linear Actuators and Guides

An Introduction of the Newest Addition to Electro-Matic Products Motion Group: Ewellix

Ewellix’s extensive experience and knowledge of electromechanical solutions can satisfy the most demanding requirements. With the widest range on the market of linear actuators, control units and operating devices, Ewellix is the preferred partner to match your unique application needs. Made in Michigan – shortest lead time in the industry. Electro-Matic Products Motion Group can assist with sizing on an Ewellix component or supply an entire Mechatronic System Design.

November 10th, 2020

No Laptop? No Problem!

Siemens S7-1500 Features and Functions Without a Laptop or TIA Portal

A demonstration of the functions and features you can access on the S7-1500 PLC without a laptop or TIA Portal including:

  • Innovative hardware architecture provides visual feedback to errors.
  • Interactive built-in CPU screen can troubleshoot any hardware errors, change system addressing and monitor or change data values.
  • Simple web server can provide the same information as the CPU screen and view custom web pages.

October 13, 2020

Can a Circuit Breaker Do All That?

Siemens 3VA Circuit Breakers CAN do all that, plus be an IIoT Device!

Introducing Siemens’ newest and most advanced generation of molded case circuit breakers. Siemens 3VA Circuit Breakers offer of our most compact MCCB line with trip ranges from 15-1000A! Learn how one Midwest company is using Siemens 3VA6 digital technology to monitor energy consumption, improve safety, and reduce parts and labor. The 3VA6 successfully lowered hardware costs 17%, improved safety, and promoted energy savings at a major automotive company in Kokomo, IN—all while providing a single point for configuration and monitoring and more.

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