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ASi-5 I/O modules (18/03/2019)
Article image ASi-5 is the latest generation of the AS-Interface standard which was created to the efficient networking of sensors and actuators at the automation base. The latest version of the standard allows larger data quantities to be transmitted significantly faster and even intelligent sensors such as IO-Link can be integrated more easily.
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Simplified shop floor to business systems communication (18/03/2019)
Article image Red Lion Controls has added new capabilities to its Crimson software, including an OPC UA Client driver with encrypted password support, OPC UA Historical Access, an MQTT connector for Google Cloud and store and forward buffering for all Crimson cloud connectors.
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Radiflow prioritises OT security through dynamic vulnerability assessment scoring (13/03/2019)
Article image Radiflow, a provider of cyber security solutions for industrial automation networks, has added dynamic vulnerability assessment scoring capabilities to its iSID industrial threat detection solution.
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Hazardous area inspection software 11/03/2019
Boulting has launched A BS EN 60079:17-compliant cloud-based inspection software that enables plant engineers to ensure control equipment in hazardous areas. Full Story...

Safety network for automated production environments 04/03/2019
With the launch of its Safe EFI-pro System, SICK has delivered standard industrial Ethernet-based safety network integration for highly-adaptive and dynamic safeguarding in automated production and logistics environments to SIL 3/PLe. Full Story...

Connector combines rapid termination technique with high mating cycle capability 04/03/2019
The new robust Han ES Press HMC (High Mating Cycles) connector series from HARTING combines can be installed quickly without tools and it able to handle at least 10,000 mating cycles. Full Story...

Wireless radar level transmitter complies with API 18.2 custody transfer standard 04/03/2019
Emerson has introduced a high-performance version of its Rosemount 3308 Guided Wave Radar (GWR) wireless level transmitter which is believed to be the first standalone wireless radar level device to comply with the API 18.2 standard that provides guidance for crude oil custody transfer from small lease tanks. Full Story...

When control worlds converge 01/03/2019
Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and PLCs are increasingly converging. PLC systems have acquired more extensive visualisation systems, similar to those traditionally used by process engineers to manage complex processing workflows. Full Story...

Cloud-based remote maintenance 01/03/2019
The mGuard Secure Cloud remote services from Phoenix Contact can now be used with improved performance and scalability. Full Story...

WRAS certified submersible level sensor 25/02/2019
VEGA Controls has received WRAS approval of a submersible pressure sensor as a whole device. This means a full product certificate number registration and listing on the WRAS approved product list. Full Story...

IO-Link masters and hubs range expands to meet connectivity demands 25/02/2019
Belden has expanded its Lumberg Automation LioN-Power IO-Link System to help address Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity needs through simplified device automation. Full Story...

Safety exhaust valve for emergency stop and fault conditions 18/02/2019
A new safety exhaust valve from Parker Hannifin rapidly exhausts compressed air in the event of a fault condition or when a machine has an emergency stop. Full Story...

Enabling intelligent monitoring of moving cables in smart factories 18/02/2019
A video from Igus demonstrates how its CF.Q module monitors the health of bus cables in e-chains and recommends maintenance or replacement in good time. Full Story...

Asset management software improves decision support 18/02/2019
A new release of Emerson’s AMS Device Manager is designed to help improve plant reliability with better organised data for more informed and proactive management of field devices. Full Story...

Enclosure for extreme applications 18/02/2019
New versions of the Rittal VX25 enclosure system are available in stainless steel and NEMA 4X to enhance corrosion protection and to ensure that equipment is shielded from dust, as well as from splashes and jets of water. Full Story...

Extended OPC UA aggregation server options 11/02/2019
Softing Industrial Data Intelligence has released version 1.10 of its dataFEED Secure Integration Server, extending its OPC UA Aggregation Server and offering more filtering options for individual OPC UA items. Full Story...

Hygienically designed on-machine fieldbus system 11/02/2019
The Cube67 from Murrelektronik is a decentralised fieldbus system created for use on machines. It has a modular structure allowing customised installation concepts to be realised via a variety of input modules, output modules, mixed modules, and a wide range of function modules, multifunctional channels and comprehensive diagnostic options. Full Story...

Sushi sensor comes to Europe 04/02/2019
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced that it will release its Sushi Sensor, an OpreX brand wireless solution in Europe. Full Story...

Quantifying methane leaks and flares 04/02/2019
FLIR Systems reports on how its GF-Series Optical Gas Imaging (OGI) cameras can be used by the oil and gas industry to quantitatively measure methane emissions and create a datum point for future methane reduction calculations. Full Story...

Pushing the boundaries of 3D vision inspection 29/01/2019
Ranger3 is high-definition 3D streaming camera is the first camera to be powered by SICK’s Imager with ROCC (Rapid On-Chip Calculation technology) which is capable of capturing 7000 profiles per second at full sensor acquisition. Full Story...

RFID antennas over IO-Link 29/01/2019
The onward march of IO-Link seems unstoppable and for good reason, with advantages such as much more data and diagnostics for minimal extra cost. Ifm electronic has one of the largest offerings of IO-Link sensors on the market and an established range of RFID systems which combine the technologies. Full Story...

Plug and socket option added to intelligent actuator 29/01/2019
Rotork IQ intelligent electric valve actuators are now available with the option of a bespoke plug and socket electrical connection. Full Story...

Wireless connectivity solutions go the distance 22/01/2019
Advantech B+B SmartWorx is expanding its range of wireless connectivity solutions with the launch of LoRaWAN wireless solutions. Full Story...



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