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Cross Group - Process Control Integration

8 Factors For Process Automation Project Success

Robbie Peoples, P.E. | September 24th, 2018 Complex integration projects can present a level of ambiguity even for seasoned project managers. Keeping a close watch on budget and schedule are critical for success, but are not enough to ensure the project is a success in the eyes of a customer. Maintaining customer satisfaction can be the most

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Cross Group - Flow and Safety Technologies

Wireless Alarms for Facility Safety Showers Save Lives

Jeff Cater | September 18th, 2018 Every industrial processing facility has alarms for all sorts of events. They can be simple things like high temperaturespressures or tank overfill. It may, however, be more urgent such as a fire or toxic gas leak. The majority of these urgent and potentially catastrophic events already have some sort of

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Cross Group - Mobile Systems Integration

The Basics of Hydraulic Spool Valves

Paul Badowski | September 18th, 2018 Production is shut down! Oil has leaked everywhere. Management is screaming to get the line going again. You hit the GO button and nothing moves. You’ve done some troubleshooting; you’ve got power, you’ve got a functional hydraulic system. Everything is working except for one function. all these signs tell you

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Cross Group - Robotics and Machine Automation

Determine Required Motor Torque on Mechanical Positioning Systems

Steve Dickerson | August 20th, 2018 The new LinTech tool provides a relatively painless method for choosing a motor with enough power at your desired move speed. Mechanical positioner manufacturer and Cross Company supplier, Lintech, has developed a great new tool now available on their website. This tool is an “App” for determining the required motor torque necessary

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Cross Group - Robotics and Machine Automation

Schunk KTG50 Gripper Demo

Rusty Richardson | August 17th, 2018 When handling delicate parts, a pneumatic gripper is often overlooked because it might develop too much force and damage the part. Vacuum or force-controlled electric grippers are sometimes the first choices in such applications. But when factors such as surface irregularities or part position repeatability make vacuum solutions impractical, and

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Cross Group - Flow and Safety Technologies

Gas Detection in Municipal Applications

Matthew Reid | August 16th, 2018 Wastewater Treatment and Hazardous Gases The operation of Waste Water Treatment (WWT) facilities has evolved into a very technical engineered process. Years ago the process was governed by the adage “dilution is the solution”. This is not adequate for dense, large cities nor is it legal under current regulations. Cities can

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Cross Group - Mobile Systems Integration

A Bluetooth Solution to Remotely Monitor Hydraulic Systems

Zek Grantham | July 23rd, 2018 Troubleshooting and monitoring a hydraulic system has always been a major challenge in the industry. The downtime alone can cost thousands of dollars even before components start being replaced. Other problems come when a dealer or leasing company has dozens of units in the field and no way of knowing

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Cross Group - Robotics and Machine Automation

How to Improve Vacuum Efficiency For Packaging Applications

Tony Greenly | July 11th, 2018 Vacuum applications can be prone to inefficiencies and, therefore, waste a lot of energy. If you have a “dumb” or under-sensored process, you may as well count the dollars as the air blows through the exhaust of a venturi! Inefficiencies are a fact of life with vacuum applications, but there is a way

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Cross Group - Robotics and Machine Automation

Quick Startup with Cross Company & Universal Robots Academy

Josh Westmoreland | July 6th, 2018 Interested in learning more about what it takes to program a Universal Robot? Do you already have one at your facility and need to train more personnel on how to use it? Universal Robots Academy Training Program https://youtu.be/gR1IWLHJWXI The Universal Robots Academy is a great resource that you have at your

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