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Ethernet switches permit flexible communication (21/07/2015)
Article image The range of managed Industrial Ethernet switches available from Siemens has been extended with the Layer 2 Scalance XB-200 switches which provide data rates up to 100 Mbps and a multitude of functions. 
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3D sensors get smarter (21/07/2015)
Article image LMI Technologies has introduced the firmware 4.2 update for the entire range of Gocator displacement, profile, and snapshot 3D smart sensors which aims to enhance the ease, efficiency and productivity of the 3D inspection process. 
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Logbook functionality integrated with distributed control system (21/07/2015)
Article image Emerson Process Management’s Logbooks, an electronic database of operator log entries, can now be embedded into its the DeltaV distributed control system interface to improve task management and enable more effective shift handovers with real-time visibility to active entries. 
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Safety relay components fulfil global explosion protection requirements 14/07/2015
The SRB-EXi safety relay modules from Schmersal are suited to use for the secure signal analysis of emergency stop equipment and for safety monitoring. They now meet the requirements for explosion protection across the world. Full Story...

Panel PC for hazardous areas 14/07/2015
Moxa has introduced a new line of panel PCs - the EXPC-1519 which includes features and certifications required for Class 1, Div. 2; ATEX Zone 2, and IECEx rated hazardous environments.  Full Story...

Cost-effective DCS for smaller plants 14/07/2015
Mitsubishi Electric and ME-Automation Projects, part of the Mitsubishi Electric Group, are set to launch a new distributed control system, the PMSX micro, designed for smaller scale applications.  Full Story...

Energy-harvesting wireless switches 14/07/2015
Energy harvesting wireless switches for industrial applications are now available in two standard versions from Cherry – a rocker switch for actuation by hand or a snap-action switch for mechanical actuation. Full Story...

Entry-level Fast Ethernet industrial switches 14/07/2015
Belden has recently introduced the RED25 family of entry-level, Fast Ethernet redundancy switches which are designed for use in industrial automation applications that demand cost-effective redundant network solutions. Full Story...

High performance drive in a small package 07/07/2015
maxon's smallest DC brushless motor is only four millimeters in diameter and comes in two different lengths. Certified in accordance with ISO 13485, the new brushless micro drive is particularly suited to use in medical applications.  Full Story...

Accurate and stable power analyser 07/07/2015
Yokogawa has enhanced its WT3000 precision power analyser with the introduction of the WT3000E which is said to be the most accurate and stable power analyser currently available. Full Story...

Easy import of symbols from TIA Portal 07/07/2015
The new version of Softing's dataFEED OPC Suite supports the direct import of symbols from Siemens TIA Portal projects. Full Story...

New 868-MHz wireless module 07/07/2015
Phoenix Contact is expanding its Trusted Wireless 2.0 range of Radioline wireless communication products with an 868-MHz wireless module.  Full Story...

Remote data acquisition and control via MQTT connectivity 30/06/2015
Artila Electronics, a designer and manufacturer of embedded device networking and computing, has launched the enhanced RIO-2010, the new generation of web enabled data acquisition and control module with MQTT support.  MQTT is a lightweight publish/subscribe messaging protocol which is an OASIS standard and is ideal for sensor and device communication with low network bandwidth. Full Story...

Management platform enables secure and simple remote access 30/06/2015
Sinema Remote Connect is a management platform from Siemens for efficient and secure remote access to globally distributed machines and plants. The server application is said to simplify remote services, such as the remote maintenance of machines and plants, in addition to other remote applications, such as condition monitoring.  Full Story...

Overcoming new measurement challenges 30/06/2015
A new range of strain gauges has been introduced by HBM to meet the demanding requirements of measuring strain in fibre composites. Full Story...

Laser sensor said to set new standards in distance sensing 30/06/2015
The compact DT50-2 PRO, from Sick is said to offer a next-generation laser sensor which combines high-performance distance sensing with good resolution object profile detection at distances of up to 30m. Full Story...

Rugged single board computer with Broadwell processor 30/06/2015
GE Energy Management’s Intelligent Platforms  business has introduced the SBC347A rugged 3U OpenVPX single board computer (SBC). Based on the latest ‘Broadwell’ processor technology from Intel, it is said to deliver higher performance and greater functionality while maintaining the same power envelope.  Full Story...

Liquid lens camera technology 30/06/2015
Last year, PixeLINK, a global provider of industrial cameras for the machine vision and microscopy markets and provider of electrowetting liquid lens solutions, announced production of the world's first industrial cameras to include an electronic, focus-controllable liquid lens. Since production, this industrial camera has found applications in medical, inspection and security markets. Full Story...

Efficient control cabinet monitoring 23/06/2015
A new cabinet condition monitor from Turck is said to offer the ability to continuously monitor the relevant ambient variables inside control cabinets.  Full Story...

Predictive analytics promises up to 30% reduction in maintenance costs 23/06/2015
GE used the recent ACHEMA event to showcase applications for its Asset Performance Management (APM) in the chemical and process industries.  Full Story...

Severe service needle valves 23/06/2015
HAM-LET, a manufacturer of instrumentation valves and fittings for industrial and high purity fluid and gas delivery systems, showcased its upgraded H-99 severe service needle valve series at the recent ACHEMA event in Frankfurt. Full Story...

Wireless and battery-less energy harvesting switches 23/06/2015
CHERRY energy harvesting switch modules are designed to meet the demand for simple and flexible wireless data transmission of switch signals with maintenance-free low energy consumption.  Full Story...

Position sensing solution utilises magnetostriction 16/06/2015
MTS Sensors has expanded its EC-Series absolute position sensing family, based on its Temposonics magnetostrictive technology. Full Story...



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