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Making motors intelligent

At the Hannover trade fair (April 24–29; Hannover, Germany), ABB (Zurich, Switzerland; www.abb.com) introduced a new sensing solution for monitoring low-voltage motors. Smart sensors attached directly to the motor supply information regarding operating and condition parameters via wireless transmission. The…

Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Industrial Control System

A holistic and proactive approach to cybersecurity can help protect your industrial control system from hackers In December 2015, 80,000 homes in the Ukraine were left without power when a cyber attack took down the electrical infrastructure. Investigations suggest that…

ACHEMA 2015: Process development – New challenges demand new processes

Despite their innate conservatism, the chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas industries are always looking for new products that are more effective than those they replace, or cheaper, more environment-friendly routes to existing products. Developing a new process can take up…

Efficient structures – rapid development: Automated formulation development saves time and reduces cost

Efficient formulation development leads to up to 60 % time and cost savings Modular or integrated solutions are available Qualified service partners provide own expertise Efficient systems for automated formulation development save valuable research time, and they can also reduce…