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The industrial internet of things can offer a great deal of benefits to businesses, but at the same time can seem hard to know where to start, or what the next steps should be. Here we provide information, advice and guidance on how to progress, challenges to look out for, and what you can achieve. We hope this will help you get the most from this technology.
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Industrial IoT – The basics

Industrial IoT – The basics

6 Steps on the Industrial IoT journey based on insight from manufacturers and IIoT pioneers.

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Communication Breakdown

Communication Breakdown

The concept of IIoT and the digitisation of the manufacturing world opens the doors to unprecedented business opportunities.

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7 Tips to Secure your IIoT devices

7 Tips to Secure your IIoT devices

Joseph da Silva, Chief Information Security Office at Electrocomponents PLC offers his view on how to ensure your IIoT implementation is secure.

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Industry IoT Product Highlights

PLCs - Programmable Logic Cont

A PLC (programmable logic controller) is an industrial digital computer designed for the control and automation of manufacturing processes o

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Schneider Electric PLC Expansi

Equipped with astounding memory and performances, this featherweight version will inspire your applications with new momentum.

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Sensors

The RS range includes high-performance and high-precision sensors solutions for detection and measurement, smart automation, and precision m

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Counters

RS Components provides a versatile range of counters to suit a variety of devices and functions.

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DC Motors

The most widely used type of motor with initial costs typically less than AC systems for low-power units.

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Ball Bearings

Known as bearings and journal bearings feature metal balls between an inner ring and outer ring

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Contactors

A device designed for switching an electrical circuit on or off, which is part of the relay family, but the main difference is that a contac

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Switching Power Supplies

Known as switching-mode power supplies or SMPS for short. The typical topology of an SMPS is AC to DC conversion, although users may find ot

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Industrial Computers

What are Industrial Computers?

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Axial Fans

A device that creates airflow by using a motor to rotate an impeller housed within a frame.

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Terminal Blocks

A terminal block is a type of insulated electrical connector that connects or secures two or more wires together.

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Ethernet Cable

Also known as network cables, are cables used to provide an internet connection and allow you to connect to the local area network (or LAN).

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What is IIoT hardware?

How does IIoT hardware release data to allow quicker analysis and decisions? Watch our video to find out....

The importance of datacomms for IIoT

Watch our video to discover why industrial data communications - both cabled & wireless - is vital for IIoT.

Will Industry 4.0 find its way into SMEs in the future?

Industry 4.0 is when components communicate independently with the production system and, if necessary, arrange for repairs themselves or reorder materials. It's when people, machines and industrial processes network intelligently.

With our smart factories, we are now facing the 4th Industrial Revolution. Will Industry 4.0 find its way into SMEs in the future?

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