Temperature spectrum of electrical components – Criteria of hardware components for mobile applications

In many application cases of automation and the robotization of mobile systems, various hardware components are exposed to unfavorable conditions like high temperatures, water, dirt, permanent vibrations or shocks. In these extreme situations the components also need to work flawlessly to ensure the functionality of the whole system. To guarantee the reliability in such conditions the components are tested in different domains. In the previous two weeks we have dealed with the topics “Resistance of vibration and shock“ and “Protection classes and degrees of protection“. Accordingly, today’s article is about the temperature spectrum of electrical components as a further criterion of hardware components.

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Protection classes and degrees of protection – Criteria of hardware components for mobile applications

In many application cases of automation and the robotization of mobile systems, various hardware components are exposed to unfavorable conditions like high temperatures, water, dirt, permanent vibrations or shocks. In these extreme situations the components also need to work flawlessly to ensure the functionality of the whole system. To guarantee the reliability in such conditions, the components are tested in different  domains. Last week we dealed with the topic “Resistance of vibration and shock“. Accordingly, today’s article is about protection classes and degrees of protection as a further criterion of hardware components.

Die neue Gehäusevariante des Modular Control Systems

The current available “box” of the Modular Control System is marked with the degree of protection IP67. The new version of enclosure is currently in the development and will also satisfy IP67.

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Resistance of vibration and shock – Criteria of hardware components for mobile applications

In many application cases of automation and the robotization of mobile systems, various hardware components are exposed to unfavorable circumstances like high temperatures, water, dirt, permanent vibrations or shocks. In these extreme conditions the components also need to work flawlessly to ensure the functionality of the whole system. To guarantee the reliability at such conditions, the components are tested in different  domains.  Therefore, we want to take a closer look at the vibration- and shock tests in this article.

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Visiting the “Appeldag 2015”

In order to further improve our know-how in the sector of orchards, we visited the “Appeldag 2015” on June 25, 2015 in Cothen (Netherlands). At this event, which takes place every second year, everything is about orchards, from cultivation to harvest to selling. At our visit we made many new contacts and gained interesting insights into the world of orchards.

Demonstration eines neuartigen Mulchers auf dem "Appeldag 2015"

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Automation in pomiculture

The handling of commercial vehicles has become much more comfortable due to the rise of assistance systems. However, running these systems does not replace a human operator as the center of the process. People still have undertake a bulk of tasks and coordinate and control the assistance system. Therefore, they remain inside the vehicle and are e.g. exposed to health risks. To protect and relieve them, autonomous systems can be used.

Obtsplantage in Holland
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