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PartTracker: your circular electrotechnical supplier.

PartTracker: your circular electrotechnical supplier.

In 2010, Alex van Dam saw two opportunities: A platform for trading surplus electrical components and a way to stimulate the circular economy. He saw that spare parts for machines were almost never near the machines and companies therefore bought them new. He also...

Why is the SIMATIC ET 200SP so powerfull?

Why is the SIMATIC ET 200SP so powerfull?

The SIMATIC ET 200SP is a I/O system, this ensures communication between computer systems. It has standard IP20 protection that can communicate with SIMATIC PCS 7 automation systems via PROFINET IO or PROFIBUS DP. It is designed for installation in enclosures or...

What is a PLC?

What is a PLC?

PLC stands for Programmable Logic Controller . These are electronic devices in the form of a digital computer. They are designed for controlling production processes and come in various shapes and sizes. For example, you have large ones that have 10,000 entrances and...

Everything you want to know about frequency converters

Everything you want to know about frequency converters

What is a frequency converter? A frequency converter (frequency converter) or also called drive in the field, is a type of motor controller that an electric motor drives by changing the frequency of a supplied power supply while the voltage varies with it so that the...

5 important questions about servomotors

5 important questions about servomotors

What is a servomotor? A servomotor also called servomechanism and is often abbreviated to servo. The name of the servomotor comes from a Latin word servus which translated into English means slave or servant. Actually, the name servo motor is related to the term servo...

11 tips for an effective HMI

11 tips for an effective HMI

There are many different ways to develop HMI screens for machine and process automation applications. An effective structure requires discipline in the design. The feel, appearance and ease of use of an HMI can vary widely. This is because of all the tools, object...

Introducing: Peter Brakenhoff

Introducing: Peter Brakenhoff

PartTracker is growing. In order to give our clients the attention they deserve, we have strengthened our team with Peter Brakenhoff. So this month we ask our five questions to Peter. Who are you and what are you doing here? My name is Peter Brakenhoff, I live in the...

A new colleague

A new colleague

PartTracker is busy. Time to welcome a new colleague. This summer, Wesley van Beelen started in the role of Sales Support Engineer. We just asked him a few questions. Who are you and what are you doing here? My name is Wesley van Beelen, 22 years old. My hometown is...

Earn more with the circular economy

Earn more with the circular economy

The change of our economy to a circular economy offers opportunities for production companies and their panel and machine builders. You may think that sustainability is 'not your thing' and still participate because it is now a profitable business activity. Billions...