The National Instruments PXI range offers adaptable, affordable test and measurement equipment that has multiple advantages for companies involved with testing in the heavy machinery industry.
Industrial machinery often operates in harsh, challenging conditions making monitoring extremely important, but at the same time often difficult. Extreme temperatures, exposure to water ingress, or dusty conditions mean that system monitoring is essential to prevent costly downtime.
Energy generation is a complex, high profile, and fast-moving business. A power outage in a modern, advanced country, where businesses and people rely on it every day is not going to go unnoticed! Affected companies can lose millions for even a short power cut and with a guarantee of supply contracts now more common, it will cost the supply company more than their reputation.
Electronic component development and advancement influences just about everything we do. Around forty years ago, at the end of the 1970s, integrated circuits (IC) were starting to enter mainstream use with new personal computers from Apple, Atari, Sinclair, and Commodore. Since then, ICs are present in almost everything we use, from mobile phones to even Wi-Fi-connected kitchen appliances!