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Water Problems in Your Compressed Air?

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Summer heat and humidity causes water to condense in your pneumatic airlines. This causes multiple problem with downstream pneumatic devices. Much like you may need to run a dehumidifier in your basement in the summer a water removal unit is needed for your compressed air lines. You may already have an airline dryer in your compressor area but the air moves through the plant with multiple pressure drops and temperature changes. Both of these factors cause entrained water to condense and become a nuisance. Fix this issue with point of use devices like the Parker P3TF Bulk Liquid Separators. The...

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Can't Wait to Automate

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Can't Wait to Automate

Can't Wait to Automate  At anytime but particularly during this Covid 19 crisis this was never more important. The reality is your workforce may or may not be reliably available. If your facility turns into a Covid hotspot or has a breakout the availability of the workforce may be limited. Reliable automation is the best way to insure your manufacturing processes continue smoothly with a reduced workforce.  Automating a process is normally a cost/benefit analysis but with Covid spread more factors come into play.  Automation allows your facility to meet the requirements of social distancing. Social distancing is important part...

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Can't Wait to Automate with a Controllino Arduino Based PLC

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Can't Wait to Automate with a Controllino Arduino Based PLC

Finally a Programmable Logic Controller with an open source programming environment. in the past users were required to pick a PLC brand, purchase expensive proprietary software. This software was typically difficult to learn and was not compatible with different PLC brands. By using open source products like Arduino these problems are alleviated. Any number of programming software packages are available to download at little or no cost. There is an community actively adding to this list.   Arduino boards have been used for control in the past but they were not designed for industrial use and were not packaged well for...

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Can't Wait to Automate with Airtac Pneumatics

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Can't Wait to Automate with Airtac Pneumatics

Complete you complete pneumatic system at prices 30-50% less than expected from other suppliers. Contact Automation Headquarters with questions @ 

sales@automationheadquarters.com

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