Amitech Germany, a member of the AMIANTIT Group, has been awarded a major con-tract concerning the supply of approximately 20 km FLOWTITE GRP pipes utilized for the drainage system of the new highway by-pass around Prague. This new highway is the most important project in this sector, not only in the Czech Republic but also in Central Europe. The entire pipeline length of the project is roughly 83km - as with many modern infrastructures, it contains several elevated roadways (about one third).
How to reach the best adhesion between rail and wheel at very high speed avoiding hazardous behaviours of software while braking in emergency conditions? FAIVELEY TRANSPORT provides a clever software free dual stage braking solution for very high speed trains.
MapleSim™, the new high-performance multi-domain modeling and simulation tool from Maplesoft™, is now available in a Japanese Edition. It is a high-performance multi-domain modeling and simulation tool, which will dramatically reduce the time taken to bring products to market by using physical modeling techniques.
Technifor is completing its range of scribing machines with the introduction of the XF510Cr. Extremely compact and boasting multiple communication interfaces, it is the ideal solution for integrating on the production line, on turning platforms or on robot arms. Its compact size does not detract from its performance since the XF510Cr has the identical capacities of other models in the scribing range: noticeably quiet, it offers the best scribing speeds on the market and can combine DataMatrix codes. With its three models, XF510Cr, XF510Sr and XF510DR (with a marking field of 160mm x 50mm), Technifor continues to offer the most adaptable solution to all the industry’s scribing needs.
Despite strong competition, Faiveley has won a contract to supply 489 braking systems to Datong Locomotives, for a value of over €60 million. Delivery will begin at the end of 2009 and will continue over the following three years. This project will require complex multi-site co-ordination between two local sites, Qingdao Faiveley SRI Rail Brake Co. Ltd. and Shijiazhuang Jiaxiang Precision Machinery Co. Ltd and three European sites, Amiens, Piassasco and Landskrona.
The Viper is a family of M12 ultra slim rugged Ethernet switches designed for applications with severe operating conditions and extreme environments. A MTBF (Mean Time Between Failure) calculated to more than a 100 years, makes these units ideal for situations where mechanical stress, moisture, condensation, dirt or continuous vibrations could adversely affect the function of standard Ethernet switches.
In order to reduce the weight and to optimise information processing, the architecture of onboard electronic calculators has evolved from control units dedicated to a single function (integration of sensor signals, data fusion, image processing, etc.), to a multifunctional control unit. Connectors had to be adapted.
Alliander is a Dutch energy company that serves more than 2.5 million private and business customers in the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany. Alliander’s subsidiary Liandon has chosen Westermo's DDW-221 and DDW-100 Ethernet extenders to be part of the regulation, real time monitoring, alarms and flow measurement system of Amsterdam's gas and energy distribution network. In total Alliander has installed 6 DDW-221s and 280 DDW-100s to upgrade its gas distribution system into a modern, SCADA controlled and monitored communication system.