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IT and Industrial Security: A Complete Guide for Managers
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In the digital era, cybersecurity is no longer an option but a necessity, both for traditional IT systems and industrial automation systems. This article provides an integrated view of threats and defense strategies, focusing on the need for thorough analysis and holistic protection. What are the most common threats in...
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Energy and temperature: two variables that go well together
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To help my customers solve some problem in the rubber mixing cycle, I often analyze the steps (or phases) programmed in the mixer. Almost always the capabilities of the automatic mixer control system are only minimally used, this limits the optimization of the cycle and consequently leads to higher costs...
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It’s the small components (the chemicals) that give your product its unique characteristics
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Almost all industrial plastic and rubber manufacturing processes require small components (also called chemicals) to characterize the product. Your product often differs from that of your competitors just by the use of these chemicals. Consequently weighing these components properly is essential to have a repeat product that always meets the...
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The 4 rules + 1 to know before signing a contract with your automation provider
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If you need to commission a new line or upgrade an existing line and believe you have found the right automation partner, be sure to follow these simple but fundamental advice. I am sure that at least once you thought about what it would do if you found yourself in one...
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How we turned a big problem into an opportunity for growth
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We do everything to avoid mistakes and not put the customer in difficulty. We don't always succeed. But what matters is what happens next. «The mistake simply gives us the opportunity to start getting smarter.». This phrase from Henry Ford came to my mind the other night, at the end...
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How to get the most out of your closed mixer
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The three new software functions that you do not yet know to improve mixer production by 30% I realized that too many of my customers still use only the basicfunctions of our closed mixer module, working either with time or temperature . I thought then to write this article to present three...
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The 5 things to know when you need to build or modify your mixing plant (and that the manufacturer will never tell you)
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When you have to choose who will build the new mixer feeding system or who will modify your old plant, you are faced with a real dilemma because you can't really afford to make mistakes. This article wants to give you the real useful tools to be able to make the right assessments ...
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That’s why you should automate your old manual mixer
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Automating a manual mixer doesn't cost you a fortune but it can give you a lot of satisfaction To produce quality compound, it is necessary to have reliable, flexible and automated machines. Some government are helping companies to renew machines and plants thanks to incentive plan envisaged with the Industry 4.0 campaign. In every...
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Do you have a mixer to update? Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions
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You have to update your mixer and you are full of doubts. This is understandable, because it is a delicate operation that requires days of plant downtime, with all the consequences of the case. To help you make the right choices, I have compiled my own list of FAQs, born from years and...
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