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Condition monitoring for mobile equipment (04/12/2017)
Article image The modular X90 control and I/O system, from B&R, can now be equipped with condition monitoring functions to allow operators to continuously monitor the status of mobile equipment.
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IP67 rated industrial controller (04/12/2017)
Article image NI’s latest industrial controller offers an IP67 rating. The IC-3173 is designed to act as an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) edge node in extremely harsh locations, including spray down manufacturing environments, test cells and outdoor locations without the need for a protective enclosure.
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Infrared cameras promise increased thermal sensitivity and a more intuitive interface (04/12/2017)
Article image Fluke has introduced upgraded versions of two of its infrared cameras.
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NEMA23 integrated stepper motors – the next generation 24/11/2017
JVL Industri Elektronik A/S has introduced a completely new generation of the ServoStep NEMA23 integrated stepper motors that have proved their value for many years. Full Story...

Heavy duty drive diagnostic tool employs augmented reality 24/11/2017
Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new diagnostic tool that uses Augmented Reality (AR) to provide remote support for in-house maintenance teams working with Hägglunds heavy duty drives. Full Story...

Modern valve island enhances process reliability 24/11/2017
The Bürkert AirLINE Type 8652 valve island for control cabinets incorporates integrated monitoring and diagnostic functions designed to improve process reliability. Full Story...

Low energy HART modem 20/11/2017
ProComSol has released what it believes is the world’s first Bluetooth Low Energy HART Modem. Bluetooth 4.0, which includes Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), offers many advantages over older Bluetooth standards making it particularly suitable for mobile device communications. Full Story...

Mobile Apps and Wizard for drive set-up, monitoring and diagnostics 20/11/2017
YASKAWA has released two new mobile apps for use with its drives – Drive Wizard Mobile and the YASKAWA Manual App – which are said to eliminate the need for carrying a PC or printed manuals. Full Story...

Connector range allows for more cabling space with no size increase 20/11/2017
HARTING has expanded its Han-Eco series of lightweight connectors with two new hoods in sizes 6 B and 10 B with M40 cable entry, allowing users to take advantage of larger cable cross-sections and more cabling space within the same compact dimensions. This allows more power to be transferred in the same installation space. Full Story...

Reducing downtime with eddy current measurement chain solution 12/11/2017
Emerson’s newest eddy current measurement chain solution helps shorten process downtime by eliminating factory calibration and delays in acquiring replacement parts. Full Story...

Facial recognition and gesture for machine control 06/11/2017
At the PPMA exhibition in the UK, Omron demonstrated the benefits of its OKAO facial recognition and gesture control technology for machine access and control, operating as a facial recognition system for access control and presenting a contextualised menu dependant on the authorised access level. Full Story...

PROFIBUS support module created for measurement amplifiers 06/11/2017
The BLH Nobel brand of Vishay Precision Group has added PROFINET support and French and German language accessibility to its G5 series measurement amplifiers. Full Story...

I/O extension module increases converter scope 30/10/2017
For the smallest converter in its portfolio, the Sinamics V20, Siemens is now offering an extension module for the capture and output of digital and analogue signals. Full Story...

Enterprise software turns measurement data into actionable insights 30/10/2017
NI has released the Data Management Software Suite, an enterprise software solution that standardises measurement data across teams, mines the data for useful information, transforms it through automated analysis and delivers reports with valuable insight. Full Story...

Variable speed drive gains wireless HMI module 30/10/2017
Designed for more convenient set up, monitoring and commissioning, the Danfoss VLT® FC102-series variable speed drives are now available with a new wireless HMI module. Full Story...

Creating a smart pneumatic grid 27/10/2017
Aventics and Boge Compressors showed, at the Motek show, how it is possible to achieve lower energy consumption for compressed air applications; how it is possible to have actuators under control at all times, and to have a system that is adaptable to new conditions. Full Story...

Multi-function PLC with built in HMI and I/Os 27/10/2017
Unitronics has introduced UniStream 5", a multi-function PLC in a compact hardware profile with a HMI I/O built-in. Full Story...

Eplan Platform version 2.7 22/10/2017
The new Eplan Platform version 2.7 is now available. Features include 19 software languages, numerous detail upgrades and bidirectional connections to automation technology – including to TIA Portal by Siemens and to Melsoft IQ by Mitsubishi. Full Story...

Universal platform for both industrial and process automation tasks 22/10/2017
PC-based control from Beckhoff is now able to provide a universal platform that covers both industrial automation and process automation, through the integration of process-specific protocols and interfaces, and by offering an extended range of products for hazardous areas. Full Story...

Cable glands for hazardous areas 22/10/2017
Pepperl+Fuchs has introduced a range of cable glands and accessories designed for use in hazardous areas. Made from polyamide they feature full impact resistance of 7 Joules which eliminates the need for additional mechanical protection that would be in the way during installation – savings in investment and installation cost. Full Story...

High-pressure gas flow control 16/10/2017
For gas flow control up to 200 bar, Bronkhorst has recently developed a new, directly driven control valve which makes mass flow controllers even more compact, offering even faster control. Full Story...

3D distance detection with wide angle of view 15/10/2017
Panasonic Industry Europe has developed a 3D LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensing solution that measures distance between equipment and an object from the round-trip travelling time of the pulse laser that is projected to the object. Full Story...

Expanded range of IO-Link enabled devices 15/10/2017
RS Components (RS) has expanded its range of IO-Link compatible hardware and ancillaries. Full Story...



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