TechTip: Using PDF Reader on Weintek cMT & cMT X Series HMI

The ability to display PDFs on an HMI is a really useful feature; having machine manuals, hardware manuals, brochures, or work instructions available on a machine can help minimise downtime by ensuring valuable documentation remains with the machine. In this TechTip, we’ll be taking a look at the PDF Reader object available on selected Weintek cMT and cMT X Series HMI. To ensure your HMI supports the PDF Reader object, please check that it is not greyed out on the object menu in EasyBuilder Pro. PDFs are stored on a USB stick or SD Card, for clarity in this example, Continue reading TechTip: Using PDF Reader on Weintek cMT & cMT X Series HMI

International Women’s Day 2021

March 8th is “International Women’s Day”, which is celebrated around the world. It’s a day when women are recognized for their achievements without regard to divisions, whether national, ethnic, linguistic, cultural, economic or political. Despite operating in a traditionally male-dominated arena, Lamonde Automation is proud that 60% of its workforce are female. There is still a long way to go to achieve workplace parity overall in the world, we hope that we are going some way to help readdress the balance – you can do your bit too by choosing to challenge stereotypes and calling out inequality. Download the Women in the Workplace Report report to Continue reading International Women’s Day 2021

New Feature Announcement: Weintek iP Series HMI Range Gets Great New Features

New features for Weintek iP Series HMI

To meet the demands for smart manufacturing systems and to provide enhanced data processing features, Weintek have added some great new features to the MT8051iP / MT8071iP / MT8102iP models. The new features are as follows: The iP Series HMIs will need to be programmed with EasyBuilder Pro V6.05.02 or later versions to make use of the new features. Note: The MT8102iP’s OS version must be 20201007 or later. Please contact Lamonde for assistance with upgrading this. However, more advanced features such as USB Tethering, MQTT, e-Mail, VNC Viewer, network time synchronization, etc. remain unavailable on the iP Series. Please Continue reading New Feature Announcement: Weintek iP Series HMI Range Gets Great New Features

New Product Announcement: CLICK® PLUS PLC

Click PLUS PLC image

The original and very popular CLICK® PLC series has been serving the industrial control industry for over 12 years and has become the go-to choice for many experienced Plant Engineers, Electrical Technicians, Machine Builders, as well as, beginners and students. CLICK PLCs were designed with simplicity in mind, providing reliable control at a low, low cost and with little to no learning curve. This simplicity makes CLICK a perfect solution for small machines, home automation projects, pneumatic applications or anywhere a simple system needs a budget-saving control solution. Building on the original CLICK’s simple design, the new CLICK PLUS PLCs Continue reading New Product Announcement: CLICK® PLUS PLC

Matt’s back on the track in 2021 with renewed sponsorship from Lamonde

Bemsee Minitwins Brands Hatch 2020 Matt 232 Lamonde

Matt’s back on the track, and Lamonde is on board once again for the 2021 BMCRC MRO Minitwin Racing Series. After a delayed start to this year’s Minitwin season due to the ongoing Covid restrictions, it looks like racing will be starting again from early May at one of his favourite tracks, Oulton Park, and Matt is back on the grid with Lamonde sponsoring him once more to keep it rubber side down.  Matt is champing at the bit to get out onto the track and defend his 2020 Bemsee MRO Minitwin Championship title, but he had some work to Continue reading Matt’s back on the track in 2021 with renewed sponsorship from Lamonde