Industrial Automation technical articles

  • SOLAS unified interpretation amendment SC 282
    How to comply with the SOLAS unified interpretation amendment SC 282

    How do you ensure that your systems are SOLAS 282 compliant? That is the question facing marine operators, shipbuilders, and engine constructors after IMO, IACS and CIMAC agreed on the unified interpretation of SOLAS 282 and on implementing the circular on all new builds after July 1, 2017.

  • More digital drops. Water industry 4.0.
    More digital drops. Water industry 4.0.

    During recent decades, digitalization has played an increasingly important role in the water industry due to the growing possibilities in computer and information technology.

  • The expanding demand for sensors
    The expanding demand for sensors

    Demand for smart sensor technology is rapidly expanding. From navigation systems in smartphones to driver-assistance systems, sensors are playing an increasingly crucial role in winning the technology race.

  • Exhaust gas treatment
    How to comply with new regulation for exhaust gas

    Increased focus on the environmental impact from the Marine industry drives new exhaust gas emission restrictions and regulation. The new regulation forces vessel owners and shipbuilders to implement new technical solutions to ensure compliance with local, regional and global legislation.

  • Big mobile hydraulic solutions have never been so small
    Big mobile hydraulic solutions have never been so small

    Without heavy machines, our world would grind to a halt. However, modern machinery relies on the complex and sophisticated systems to stay in operation and perform to capacity, and the smallest component can make a critical difference.

  • Decoupling water from growing energy consumption
    Decoupling water from growing energy consumption

    It takes water to produce energy – as it takes energy to produce water. The mutual dependence of water and energy and the accelerating demand for both have a major global impact on economic growth and societies everywhere. To create a more sustainable future, we need to decouple the water industry from growing energy consumption.

  • Global study: Pressure management reduces water and energy loss
    Global study: Pressure management reduces water and energy loss

    Throughout the entire water cycle, pressure plays a key role in ensuring an efficient, reliable, and sustainable water supply. And for decades, the water industry has struggled with numerous pressure-related challenges in the water system. By using intelligent pressure and flow management, a global study proves how water facilities can reduce unnecessary water and energy loss.

  • What is tier 4?
    What is tier 4?

    Each year, Earth Day - April 22 - marks the anniversary of the modern environmental movement. First celebrated in 1970, it was a key turning point in raising American awareness of environmental problems and within only a few months, the United States had enacted the Clean Air Act (CAA) and established the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to reduce pollutants expelled into the air by fossil fuel engines.