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Industry 4.0

The fourth industrial revolution – changes and challenges

Between 1760 and 1840, the first industrial revolution moved from hand production to using steam and waterpower. From around 1871 -1914, the second industrial revolution came about due to the prolific building of railroads and factory electrification. It was also the start of telecommunication…

  • 13/07/2021

Industry 4.0 expected to be lead application for IoT within five years

Farnell, an Avnet Company and global distributor of electronic components, products and solutions, has published new research on the Internet of Things (IoT) which reveals the growing role of IoT for industrial automation and control applications essential to the delivery of Industry 4.0. The IoT…

  • 12/07/2021

Autronic 100W high performance DC/DC converter for Railways

Components Bureau part of the FORTEC Group based in Cambridgeshire are pleased to introduce the latest release of the HFC100-W from Autronic. This addition to the HFC range makes the series complete offering 50W, 100W, 150W and 200W. The new DC/DC converter offers a wide input range of 14.4 to 154…

  • 23/06/2021

BOX PC offers robust design with high performance

Display Technology has announced the new fanless and compact embedded BoxPC Pro NPA-1904 from DISTEC. The NPA-1904 has been designed for industrial applications in demanding environments such as automation, medical applications and digital signage. The BoxPC Pro NPA-1904 is extremely robust, offers…

  • 25/05/2021

The harsh reality of IPC selection

There are many demanding environments in the industrial sector. Whether it’s the vigorous vibrations of heavy processing machinery or the intense temperatures of smelting applications, these harsh environments place a great pressure on automation controllers and electronics on the factory…

  • 01/04/2021

Compact brick offers high power efficiency with wide operating temperature

Components Bureau part of the FORTEC Group based in Cambridgeshire are pleased to offer Artesyn’s new AIF06ZPFC series offering 97.3 efficiency. The compact brick (the size of a smart phone) is ideal for a wide range of high-voltage applications including medical devices, unmanned aerial…

  • 30/03/2021

How this revolutionary power supply saves US farmers $110k a year and how it can cut costs for your business!

Adored for its intelligence and flexibility, the stunning Artesyn iHP series of power systems has, since its release in 2017, been well renowned for providing accuracy, resolution and stability as either a programmable voltage or current source in both medical and industrial settings.

  • 30/03/2021

8.4” TFT Display offering high brightness and integrated LED driving board

Display Technology Ltd is happy to announce a new 8.4” high bright TFT display complete with integrated LED driving board. The new DD-0840-XE11-C from DISTEC has been designed to replace Mitsubishi AA084XE11. This came about after Mitsubishi announced all of their TFT displays would cease…

  • 11/03/2021

Innovation: The Key to Making Manufacturing Smarter

Nicole Ballantyne … UK productivity has been on the decline since even before Covid-19 shut the economy down. But now that a Brexit deal has been agreed, the UK needs to up its game to keep up with the rest of the world post-pandemic. Nicole Ballantyne at KTN explains the role manufacturing has to…

  • 18/02/2021

New High Bright 55” Sunlight Readable TFT Display Suitable for Outdoor Applications

Display Technology Ltd are pleased to announce the new 55” full HD TFT display P550HVN12.0 from AUO. The sunlight readable display has a high brightness of 4500 cd/m² with High Tni 110°C liquid crystal technology to prevent the display from turning black when exposed to the sunlight.

  • 27/01/2021
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