Panel Builder System Integrator

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July 20, 2022

From cloud software to online tutorials and much more: EPLAN users can find many useful solutions and features on the EPLAN Cloud, a rapidly expanding online environment hosting services that significantly enhance the experience for users. This month marks 100,000 registrations.

What is the EPLAN Cloud

The EPLAN Cloud serves as an expansion of the EPLAN Platform with a wide range of solutions and services hosted on www.eplan.com. From the login area, users gain access to an attractive set of services for the EPLAN Platform 2022 including:

  •    -   EPLAN Data Portal, the most comprehensive components and parts data directory in the industry, with participation from over 400 manufacturers and featuring more than 1,240,000 data sets. The EPLAN Data Portal provides direct, online access to the high-quality product catalogues from numerous component manufacturers.
  •    -   EPLAN eView and EPLAN eManage enable active collaboration with colleagues and business partners through easy and secure sharing and coordinating of projects in the EPLAN Cloud. Users can be managed, collaborate simultaneously on projects and use redline/greenline features for the approval of project modifications.
  •    -   Rittal ePocket is a digital wiring plan pocket offering access to up-to-date equipment and system documentation on projects and Rittal enclosures from any device, anytime, anywhere, using a Rittal QR code.  
  •    -   EPLAN eBuild enables users to create circuit diagrams practically at the push of a button. With this methodology, which is based on libraries that can be created individually, the first step towards automated engineering is successful.

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What services does the EPLAN Cloud offer software users?

The EPLAN Cloud also expands to services making it a destination for EPLAN related knowledge such as the EPLAN Engineering Standard which provides standardisation templates available both in NFPA and IEC. Interactive eLearning lets users refresh their practical knowledge on the EPLAN software at any time and learn about new features when a new version of EPLAN becomes available.

With so much available, it’s easy to understand how so many users have found value in the EPLAN Cloud. Find out for yourself, register for free and join a community of over 100,000 users.

To register and learn more about the EPLAN Cloud, visit www.eplan.com

ASK RITTAL SERIES
Episode 1 - A-Z of Busbar

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What are the advantages to using busbars in your panels?

The busbar is a very efficient part in the electrical panel that collects and transmits electrical energy as a conductor.  This conductor can pass very large currents.

Busbar allows for: 

  •    -   Reductions in the use of space relative to the panel and enclosure           (reduction in the amount of wiring). So, more equipment and parts             can be used in a panel.
  •    -   Easy troubleshooting in the event of switchgear interruption or                   failure.
  •    -   Time savings during both installation, maintenance, or upgrades               (ex.busbars are mostly used for branching inside panels, and,                   branching will be done by holes and bolts without using terminals).
  •    -   Integration of supplemental panel or enclosure elements to enhance or augment performance
  •    -   High electrical and mechanical strength. They last longer and don’t require regular replacement. They distribute power             more efficiently. Thus, reducing energy consumption.
  •    -   They’re also easily adaptable for renewable energy integration while offering extreme versatility for easy consumption                for many purposes.

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Sonepar Acquires Aztec

Sonepar has announced that its wholly-owned Canadian subsidiary, Sonepar Canada, Inc. has acquired Aztec Electrical Supply Inc. With a strong presence in the province of Ontario, the acquisition of Aztec will strengthen Sonepar’s ability to grow their industrial business model across the Greater Toronto Area.

Founded in 2002, Aztec expanded its market presence across Ontario opening four branches located within Vaughan, Cambridge, Mississauga, and Burlington. Aztec will add over 100 associates to the Sonepar network in Canada and is expected to record sales revenues of over $70 million in 2022.

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Omron Announces REVTECH as Certified Systems Integrator Partner

 

Omron Partners with REVTECH

Omron Automation Americas recently announced REVTECH as a new partner in its Certified Systems Integrator program. Based near Quebec City, REVTECH has been providing robotic and automation solutions for companies of various sizes across industries.

REVTECH’s determination is unmatched when it comes to providing their customers with the industry’s most high-performing yet easy-to-use systems. The company focuses on production improvement, ROI, and easy technological transfer to users. They recently designed, built, and implemented a complex, multi-robot production cell using Omron robots, Sysmac control, and high-resolution FH vision, all in a safe package for the user.

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For a Multiplied Value Unified

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During the last few years, the Excelpro Group has welcomed AIA Automation, Envitech Automation and Conrad Lavoie Electrical, all of which have become ‘Member of the Excelpro Group’.

It is with great excitement that Excelpro announced that these three companies officially became Excelpro.

This decision is part of a strategy to enhance the Excelpro Group’s brand in its market.

These companies already collaborate on various client projects. This merger brings together the complementary strengths of the employees and ensures a global synergy of the activities throughout the Group.

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Q&A With HELU: Robotic Dress Packs

HELU Robotic Systems

Robots are an integral part of the manufacturing industry worldwide to the extent that they are indispensable. In production, robots and cobots frequently encounter each other, working and interacting side by side with humans, but also performing tasks independently.

The latest industrial robots move in a three-dimensional space and can therefore perform a wide variety of tasks. In order to ensure optimum system performance, the use of a dress pack is required to keep a robot running as frequently as possible. Regional Sales Manager Gordon Post discusses some of the questions he hears in the field about robotic cable protection systems.

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Can A Cobot Help Your End-of-Line Operations?

Cobot

 

If you’re challenged with labor issues in your packaging and palletizing area, you’re not alone.  These applications are often tedious and can lead to repetitive motion injuries. In a tight job market it’s especially difficult to fill jobs that people consider dull and strenuous. Now more than ever, companies are looking for automation solutions that will allow them to resolve labor issues and increase their flexibility to quickly adapt to market demands.

Can a cobot help your end-of-line operations?   Here are a few areas to consider:

Case Erecting - Some companies have very limited space or they have "odd ball" box sizes that can’t be erected with a traditional case erector.

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