Category: Help & Guides

Northern Industria’s helpful automation guides, hints and tips.

Drive Preventative Maintenance Top 10 Tips

Nothing lasts forever, but our top 10 preventative maintenance tips for variable speed drives helps you get the most out of your drives for as long as possible. We recommend planning a service for your drives every 5-8 years, but in the meantime following these tips should ensure uninterrupted service.

Category: Help & Guides

Northern Industria’s helpful automation guides, hints and tips.

The History of PLCs

  If you work in the automation industry, you’ll know what programmable logic controllers (PLCs) are but you might not know the history behind them. PLCs are a type of computer, they are adapted for the control of manufacturing processes. They are used in things like robotic devices and assembly lines. PLCs are used to

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Category: Help & Guides

Northern Industria’s helpful automation guides, hints and tips.

Category: Help & Guides

Northern Industria’s helpful automation guides, hints and tips.

Category: Help & Guides

Northern Industria’s helpful automation guides, hints and tips.

Category: Help & Guides

Northern Industria’s helpful automation guides, hints and tips.

Category: Help & Guides

Northern Industria’s helpful automation guides, hints and tips.

Category: Help & Guides

Northern Industria’s helpful automation guides, hints and tips.

Category: Help & Guides

Northern Industria’s helpful automation guides, hints and tips.

When Caps Go Bad

You may have heard us banging on about why it is important to change the capacitors in your drives, power supplies and HMIs every few years. Just like Madonna and Arnie, caps also degrade with age and the consequences can be catastrophic. This is what happens when your caps go bad…

Category: Help & Guides

Northern Industria’s helpful automation guides, hints and tips.