Author Archives: P.J. Kortens
by: Kelly Treml 6-1-15 Problem: Customer lost product due to occasional cooling failure. Observations: Coordinated efforts with customer to develop a solution to prevent this from happening again. The customer makes a product that is very temperature sensitive at certain times in the production sequence. If the product does not cool down in a certain […]
We have employed a new thermal imaging camera system to assist in troubleshooting power distribution, electrical connections, and process temperatures. This new FLIR camera is capable of capturing thermal images and temperature data live.
Informative page content (should not see this)… P.J. Kortens and Co. is mentioned in the May, 2014 issue of Control Magazine for our work on the Foremost Farms USA Appleton Cheese Plant Expansion. “Foremost Farms doubles production and adds data acquisition and historian functions to its SCADA/HMI system to find exceptions and improve operations.” See Complete […]
Wireless, Batteryless Push Buttons by Schieder Electric We’ve played with these and they work well up to about 100′ line of site. They are easy to set up and have maintained and momentary contacts available. Pretty neat. X B5R
What if you could employ 100% inspection in your production line? I remember working for a major manufacturer of aluminum cans and ends (lids) back in the ’80s. It is vital that the sealing compound on the ends is flawlessly applied to ensure a viable seal. The manufacturer purchased a vision system to provide 100% inspection […]