In its "Operating and monitoring" product area Pilz offers eleven new types of the control unit PITgatebox, which can be used for simple operation of safety gate switches and systems. The types with integrated reader unit PITreader also combine safety with industrial security by enabling intuitive control of access permissions.
Another award for the serial winner in this competition, the machinery and equipment manufacturer and technology leader GEA: The British Refrigeration & Air Conditioning magazine (RAC) has now honored GEA with the RAC Cooling Industry Awards in the category "Contractor of the Year 2020".
As a leader in providing environmentally sustainable transport refrigeration solutions, Carrier Transicold has begun offering North America’s refrigerated haulers the new-generation refrigerant R-452A as an option for new and existing equipment. Carrier Transicold is a part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), a leading global provider of healthy, safe and sustainable building and cold chain solutions.
A leading UK bakery was experiencing regular, unexpected stoppages due to the premature failure of pillow-block ball-bearing mounted units fitted to the recirculation fan of a high-temperature oven. However, switching to NSK plummer blocks with high-capacity spherical roller bearings and labyrinth seals increased service life by a factor of 4.5, delivering annual cost savings of €34,907.
New Allen-Bradley 440G-MZ Guard Locking Switches from Rockwell Automation simplify installation and troubleshooting with no reduction in safety integrity. The smart safety solutions use GuardLink technology, a safety-based communications protocol that provides access to diagnostic information and eases integration into a Connected Enterprise.