Packaging solutions 03/2014
Dear Sir or Madame,
This special edition of the B&R Packaging newsletter focuses on innovations showcased at the recent PACK EXPO International trade fair in Chicago.
Since 1987, B&R North America has been working closely with customers and developing a strong sales and support organization. Today, B&R North America has a customer support network of more than 27 offices throughout the USA and Canada as well as a 24/7 service hotline for express spare parts delivery.
Packaging World is giving you a guide to develop automation and electrical specifications based on both existing and emerging standards – together with a healthy dose of best practices.
Global Technology Manager Packaging Solutions
Packaging World offers a new specifying guide for purchasers of machinery
Electrical specifications need to change along with advances in technology, standards, processes and business requirements. Now Packaging World gives qualified packaging machinery specifiers a free guide, the latest in its popular Playbook series. Filled with expert advice from seasoned engineering contributors, this Playbook even provides copy-and-paste sample specification language. Topics include performance-based specifications, capital project justification, OEE, PackML, integrated safety, on-machine help systems and supplier support agreements.
B&R reduces development time by 67% with mapp technology.
These modular software blocks simplify the development of new programs and reduce the development time for new machines and systems by an average of 67%. At the same time, mapp reduces overall service and maintenance expenditures.
B&R presents the new ACOPOS P3 three-axis servo drive.
With a power density of 4 amps per liter of space, this innovative system is the most efficient servo drive with integrated safety functions available on the market. It also offers unrivaled dynamics and precision, with a sampling time of just 50 µs for the entire controller cascade.