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Cable-free Kanban

In conjunction with flexible product manufacturing, processing, storage and consignment, information flow needs to be equally flexible. This in turn has an impact on the sensors and switches used at shop floor level. Wireless networks have become increasingly popular here, for example for eKanban systems, due to their many advantages. steute has developed its very own wireless network precisely for such applications, and it managed to include pre-designed modules in time for the LogiMAT 2019.

Source: etz (1-2/2019)
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Remote-control wake-up for AGV

Mobile conveyor technology requires new communication structures between production plants and superordinate IT systems. Car manufacturers have opted here for wireless technology.

Source: konstruktionspraxis (01/2019)
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Exposed to the elements. Switchgear for handling of bulk goods in ports

Switching devices used for the handling of bulk goods in ports need to meet high demands regarding corrosion resistance. But theoretical standards and practical experience do not always amount to the same thing. With this in mind, steute has had several switchgear series in its "Extreme" range tested in real-life conditions – on the South Mole of the island of Helgoland. Here the Fraunhofer IFAM (Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials) has a test facility for just such tasks.

Source: Schüttgut (06/2018)
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New low-energy wireless technology - Wireless foot controls

A new series of battery-driven foot controls uses the latest generation of a wireless technology developed especially for medical equipment. Its power consumption is low, meaning that conventional and not rechargeable batteries can be used.<br/><br/>Source: medizin & technik (06/2018)
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Completely cable-free: approved user interfaces for the OR

The amount of documentation required in the development of medical equipment is steadily increasing. This is also true of wireless technologies for communication between medical devices and their controls. steute Meditec can assist customers with mandatory tests and documentation.<br/><br/>Source: DeviceMed (5/2018)
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