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Mobile platform puts the plant in your hands wherever you are (16/08/2017)
Article image Emerson has introduced DeltaV Mobile, a new platform that utilises Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to give engineers complete access to real-time data, trends and insight to make better-informed, critical operations decisions – securely from anywhere in the world.
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Harnessing the power of portability (16/08/2017)
Article image The EPOCH 6LT ultrasonic flaw detector from Olympus is said to offer fast and precise industrial inspections on a rugged, portable device.
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Space-saving analogue input modules for panels (16/08/2017)
Article image WAGO’s two-wire analogue input modules are said to significantly reduce cabinet space requirements by packing eight channels into a 12mm wide housing, reducing the number of modules required per node.
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Effective plant asset management – new functionalities for smart field devices 06/08/2017
With its Simatic Process Device Manager (PDM) Maintenance Station V2.0, Siemens is providing a solution for efficient monitoring of intelligent field device statuses independently of the automation and control system used. Full Story...

High-performance in a compact package 06/08/2017
With the new sensors of the 15 series, Leuze electronic believes it can offer an optimised, economical solution for standard tasks in conveyor and packaging systems as part of the Global Beam family. Full Story...

Data integration for IoT and Industry 4.0 applications 06/08/2017
Softing’s latest dataFEED OPC Suite allows for the transfer of data via REST protocols and supports NoSQL databases. Full Story...

Robust metal docking frame for easy connections 31/07/2017
HARTING has introduced a new robust metal connector solution to speed up the installation of systems that have to be mated ‘blind’ or coupled automatically – in switch cabinet drawers, for example. Full Story...

Displacement sensors go the distance 31/07/2017
The SICK OD1000 displacement sensor features a scanning range of 1m distance from the subject being scanned and a resolution down to 450µm.  Full Story...

Increasing the range and availability of PROFIBUS networks 17/07/2017
Belden has released a new version of its PROFIBUS fibre optic repeater. The OZD Profi 12M G22 allows PROFIBUS networks to communicate over longer distances through fast and reliable fibre optic signals, while also ensuring signal reliability through its integrated redundancy technology. Full Story...

Accurate control valve for sterile applications 17/07/2017
The GEMÜ 567 BioStar control valve is said to offer a safe solution for media control of small quantities of fluid – from 0.08 to 4.1 m³/hr. Full Story...

Enabling quick and easy evaluation and setup of GigE vision cameras 17/07/2017
Vision Suite 1.0 from IDS is said to provide full software support for evaluating and setting up GigE Vision cameras quickly and easily. Full Story...

Incremental rotary encoders promise greater signal generation efficiency 10/07/2017
Pepperl+Fuch’s BlueBeam technology for incremental rotary encoders with optical sensing principle is said to increase efficiency when generating signals. Specially developed blue emitter LEDs, combined with finely structured sensing chips, allow a more energetic penetration depth of the blue light in the chip. The result is a higher resolution, a significantly improved signal amplitude, and a improved signal quality. Full Story...

21CFR compliant USB data loggers and more… 10/07/2017
A variety of new products have been added to the Labfacility website including data loggers and hand held instruments. Full Story...

Linear motors with Profinet drive 03/07/2017
The ST Series linear motor from DUNKERMOTOREN is now available with Profinet drive, DME 230x4, further extending the range, which already offers CANopen and EtherCAT drive options. In combination with the Profinet drive option, the ST linear motors can now be easily integrated into Siemens controller environments. Full Story...

Cylinder cushioning adjustment made easy 03/07/2017
A cushioning adjustmenttool from Aventics ensures correct cushioning of pneumatic cylingers with a traffic light system.  Full Story...

Delta robot gains an extra limb 03/07/2017
Suzanne Gill reports on an interesting design development to the more traditional Delta robot. Full Story...

New generation of low-noise energy chains 03/07/2017
For applications where an extremely low-noise energy chain, with very high dynamics or very low abrasion, is required, igus has developed the E6.1 series which is suitable for applications with speeds of up to 20 m/sec. Full Story...

Digital ecosystem expanded with dual-mode wireless gateway 26/06/2017
Emerson has introduced a new dual-mode wireless gateway which supports both IEC 62951 WirelessHART and ISA100.11a industrial wireless communications standards to its PlantWeb digital ecosystem.  Full Story...

Comprehensive range of vibration sensing solutions for critical plant and equipment 26/06/2017
Sensonics has developed its range of 4-20mA sensing devices to a level which the company now believes that it represents one of the most comprehensive sets of vibration sensing solutions available for critical items of plant and equipment, such as motors, fans, pumps and compressors. Full Story...

RTU expands scope for telecontrol applications 26/06/2017
New Remote Terminal Units (RTU) from Siemens are said to extend the application scope of compact RTUs for telecontrol applications. Full Story...

Hand-held encoder programmer with CANopen interface 20/06/2017
The SICK PGT-12-PRO is believed to be the World’s first hand-held programming tool for encoders and sensors with a CANopen interface. Full Story...

Adaptable wide beam industrial lighting solution 20/06/2017
WIL STANDARD is a new LED light from Weidmüller that is suited to use in a range of applications. The LED light incorporates three rows of LEDs (3 x 14 LEDs) arranged in a trapesium shape at 20° angles, allowing for an ultra-wide beam angle and a broad illuminated area. This design means users do not have to rotate the light to illuminate specific areas or even change the direction. Full Story...

Autonomous mobile platform for smart factory logistics 20/06/2017
Comau has introduced an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) platform. Agile1500 is the first AGV within the new platform. Full Story...



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