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Expanded simulation platform improves quality and productivity (20/11/2014)
Article image With Version 8.1, Siemens has expanded its Simit simulation platform to include the virtual commissioning of automation solutions. New functions and wizards are said to increase flexibility and reduce simulation design efforts. 
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Simplifying safety integration (20/11/2014)
Article image To make integrating openSAFETY easier and more cost-effective, Hilscher has developed a new netSAFETY module featuring openSAFETY over POWERLINK.
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Mobile reporting software supports wearable technology (20/11/2014)
Schneider Electric has released Wonderware SmartGlance 2014 R2 mobile reporting software which includes new features that are said to simplify monitoring, visualising and analysing real-time plant and industrial process data via mobile devices easy.
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Relays make safety simpler 20/11/2014
With just three models, safety relays in the new G9SR range from Omron are said to cover most common control system safety requirements for standalone applications. Full Story...

Demanding application sensors 18/11/2014
Eaton has launched a new series of photoelectric sensors, with field-adjustable background suppression and an extended sensing range. Full Story...

Radiation line sensor for non-invasive pipe wall inspection 18/11/2014
Hamamatsu Photonics has introduced an energy-discriminating radiation line sensor that features a direct conversion type semiconductor, to inspect pipe wall thinning due to corrosion.  Full Story...

Ultrasonic sensors ensure reliable material flow 07/11/2014
Speed and cleanliness are the determining factors in many food and beverage industry applications. Short cycle times and minimum machine and plant downtimes are of particular importance, while hygiene requirements cannot be ignored.  Full Story...

Safety light curtains with integrated AS-i interface 07/11/2014
The MLC series safety light curtains from  Leuze electronic are now available with an inte-grated AS-i Safety interface. Full Story...

Improved flexibility for integrated PLC + HMI controller 04/11/2014
Unitronics, a manufacturer of integrated PLC + HMI controllers, has launched two new dense I/O models for its UniStream controller product line. Full Story...

Enhanced DCS improves automation efficiency and performance 04/11/2014
Emerson Process Management has released version 13 (v13) of its DeltaV distributed control system (DCS) to deliver greater efficiency and performance for process control applications. Full Story...

Photoelectric sensor transmits data interference-free with light 04/11/2014
Leuze electronic has developed a data transmission photoelectric sensor that, in addition to having a transmission rate of 100 Mbit/sec, is said to set new standards with respect to usability. Full Story...

Compact servo system 04/11/2014
Panasonic has introduced the MINAS range of compact servo systems which have been featured in a new 16-page catalogue.   Full Story...

All-in-one vapour delivery solution 04/11/2014
Bronkhorst High-Tech, a manufacturer of mass flow meters and controllers for gases and liquids, has designed a new series of vapour delivery modules.  Full Story...

New I/O module for relay connection without tools 31/10/2014
With the new digital output module for Axioline F, coupling relays can be easily connected to I/O stations via pre-assembled system cabling, says Phoenix Contact. Full Story...

Controller and PC in a compact, powerful package 28/10/2014
The new Automation PC 2100 from B&R allows automation runtime and windows to run at the same time owing to the inclusion of a powerful Intel Atom multi-core processing technology. This allows the Automation PC 2100 to be used simultaneously as an industrial controller and as a PC for sophisticated HMI applications.  Full Story...

Intermediate position module with through-travel 28/10/2014
Freely positionable along the entire stroke length, the DADM intermediate position module, from Festo, offers greater flexibility and efficiency to pneumatic guided slides, rodless cylinders and ‘self-built’ drives.  Full Story...

In-process control capabilities added to MES solutiom 28/10/2014
In-process control (IPC) checks are essential in the highly regulated life sciences industry. However, manually conducting IPC checks can introduce human error, while standalone IPC systems are difficult to integrate with electronic batch records. Full Story...

High accuracy temperature calibrators 28/10/2014
GE Measurement & Control has introduced a new high performance range of temperature calibrators in both dry block and liquid bath versions. Full Story...

Direct drive articulated robot arm 21/10/2014
Expanding its range of modular robolink  systems, igus has  introduced the  durable robolink D direct drive articulated arm.  Full Story...

FEP MIL-spec approved flat-ribbon cable 21/10/2014
Molex Incorporated has introduced the Temp-Flex FEP flat-ribbon cable, which is believed to be the only solution which meets the MIL-Spec requirement for M49055/11 & M49055/12 for harsh environment applications such as those found in aircraft avionics and industrial equipment.  Full Story...

Drive offers better diagnostics and lower downtime 21/10/2014
A range of diagnosis and keypad display features from ABB are said to reduce the time needed to investigate process interruptions in variable-speed drive applications. Full Story...

Technology advances require functionality upgrades in test instrumentation software 21/10/2014
The demand for simple and easy-to-use solutions is growing in the instrumentation software market, to meet the rapid emergence of new technologies. Instrumentation software companies are now focusing on simplifying complicated technical tasks and processes as well as adding new functionalities, according to new analysis from Frost & Sullivan. Full Story...

Quadlinear camera for multispectral imaging 21/10/2014
Teledyne DALSA has introduced its Piranha4 2k quadlinear line scan camera featuring red, green, and blue (RGB) outputs plus a Near Infrared (NIR) channel for multispectral imaging. Full Story...



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