In the Dutch province of Limburg, the Grensmaas Consortium extracts about one hundred thousand tonnes of gravel every week. A quantity that requires an enormous logistical operation. Stopping the process is not an option. And certainly not unannounced. With one single sensor, Hans van der Meer can monitor that risk.
SIKO’s SGH wire-actuated encoders measure the cylinder stroke as well as its speed in the hydraulic cylinder with impressive efficiency, flexibility and robustness.
Factory automation continues to develop year on year and pumps are increasingly required to supply real time operating data to control networks so that their performance can be monitored and adjusted to meet constantly changing production requirements