Reducing pollutant emissions at sea

Starting in January 2020, ship exhaust gases will only be permitted to have a sulphur content of 0.5 percent. Consequently, the maritime industry is working on innovative solutions to further reduce the environmental impact of large engines. Modern measurement technology for scrubbers (for cleaning exhaust gases) or solutions for exhaust gas after-treatment are just a Read more about Reducing pollutant emissions at sea[…]

New ‘Intelligent Edge Data Center’ will drive smart industries to the next level

Global strategic partnership targets IoT environments in smart industries with high real-time data loads Joint solutions will allow easy and fast implementation of IT infrastructures with powerful edge datacenters (from single rack to turnkey-ready datacenter container) Rittal announced a new global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens to develop intelligent edge datacenter solutions for smart Read more about New ‘Intelligent Edge Data Center’ will drive smart industries to the next level[…]

All-round hygienic solutions for the meat industry

In the food industry, production plants must be designed with hygienic aspects in mind. Depending on the hygiene zone, the requirements of the splash, packaging and non-food zones vary widely. At the IFFA, the leading international trade fair for the meat industry, Rittal will be presenting system solutions for enclosure, power distribution and climate control Read more about All-round hygienic solutions for the meat industry[…]

The future of energy is digital

How can plant engineers in the energy sector automate and industrialise their value chain processes in line with Industry 4.0? What do enclosure solutions for energy storage devices, photovoltaic converters and solar tracking systems equipped for the digital future look like? What type of system technology is required to develop an all-encompassing infrastructure for e-mobility Read more about The future of energy is digital[…]

Data centre in a wind turbine unit wins award

. Rittal, SICP and WestfalenWIND IT win first prize at German Data Center Award 2019 They won the top prize in the “Ideas and research in relation to data centres” category for high-density IT rooms for colocation operation mode Sustainable solution geared towards standardisation and cost-efficient operation Constructing power-intensive data centres where electricity can be Read more about Data centre in a wind turbine unit wins award[…]

Controlling industrial robots via 5G edge

Industry 4.0 application with real-time capabilities at the Rittal booth Edge-based 5G network as a showcase for robot control Collaboration by Rittal, German Edge Cloud and Fraunhofer It is expected that, by next year, 3.1 million[1] industrial robots will be deployed in factories around the world. Connectivity, controlling and maintenance operations pose major challenges for Read more about Controlling industrial robots via 5G edge[…]

Industry 4.0 manufacturing

The new Rittal plant in Haiger embraces the principles of Industry 4.0. The company has made its largest single investment, totalling 250 million euros, to establish the world’s most advanced facility for its new compact and small enclosures. The highly automated manufacturing processes, in conjunction with the neighbouring distribution centre, enable seamless order fulfilment, guaranteeing Read more about Industry 4.0 manufacturing[…]

New forms of collaboration: “be top” now also available as an online magazine

“Digitalization means networks, not islands. This broader perspective is essential to seizing the best opportunities for continuing competitiveness,” says Dr Karl-Ulrich Köhler, CEO of Rittal International. Nature shows how it’s done – organised systems are more successful. The algorithm of the forest shows how important the networking of actors, processes and information is. The new Read more about New forms of collaboration: “be top” now also available as an online magazine[…]

Ideal cooling from above

The Rittal energy-efficient Blue e+ cooling units are now also available in a roof-mounted version for the very first time. The units, which are suitable for enclosures from a size of 800 x 600 mm (W x D) upwards, have a cooling output of 1.3 kW. This means that cold air can also flow from Read more about Ideal cooling from above[…]

Wiring processing now eight times faster

Wiring is one of the most labour-intensive processes in control and switchgear engineering. In order to improve automation in this area, Rittal Automation Systems is offering the new Wire Terminal WT. This new compact automatic wire processing machine will be presented at SPS IPC Drives 2018 for the very first time. The innovation can deliver Read more about Wiring processing now eight times faster[…]