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Why Are Drives Easier to Apply Than Soft Starters? 0

Why Are Drives Easier to Apply Than Soft Starters?

Posted by on Dec 28, 2015 in Rockwell Blog

Recent market research shows that the worldwide low-voltage AC drives market continues to remain approximately 20 times larger than the worldwide low-voltage soft starter market. This is a very interesting phenomenon given that there can be substantial cost, size and energy savings when choosing to use a soft starter instead of an AC drive for some applications. So why are drives applied in situations in which soft starters are sufficient to do the job? To read more from this Rockwell Automation blog, click here...

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Transform Your Control System with Increased Capacity 0

Transform Your Control System with Increased Capacity

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015 in Rockwell Blog

It’s that time of year again, with the holidays around the corner and a new year ahead, thoughts of what’s next in our manufacturing future tend to come to mind. Although exciting, it can be daunting. How can you continue to meet the growing demands of lowering costs to stay competitive in the global market place? These demands continue to push you to reshape the future of your control systems to increase productivity. The growing number of smart machines and devices will increase your productivity. Future-proofing your control system now will help you realize those benefits. It’s about reshaping the entire enterprise through leverage and convergence and possibly reimagining the way your enterprise has existed up to this point. To read the rest of this Rockwell Blog, click here ...

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The Time to Evaluate Software is Before Costly Downtime Occurs 0

The Time to Evaluate Software is Before Costly Downtime Occurs

Posted by on Dec 8, 2015 in Rockwell Blog

What software is running in your plant? If you don’t know, now is the time to found out because that information might be the difference between downtime and profitability. What’s changed? Here’s just one issue that poses a risk for your operation: After 12 years, support for Windows XP ended. That means no more security updates or technical support. Yet, 27.7% of computers worldwide are still running Windows XP. To read the rest of this article from the Rockwell Blog, click here ...

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