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Interactive communication platforms displays live production data (21/02/2017)
Article image Bosch Rexroth has launched an interactive communications platform which, it says, is set to play a key role in the adoption of smart manufacturing. 
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Functional safety frequency-to-DC transmitter (21/02/2017)
Forming part of its FS Functional Safety Series, Moore Industries has released a SIL 3 capable SFY Functional Safety Frequency-to-DC Transmitter with display to offer accurate monitoring of frequency or pulse signals in Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS). This can help provide overspeed protection by sending signals that warn the logic solver to alarm or shut down the monitored device for plant, process and personnel safety. 
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Getting a clear view of higher flow rates (21/02/2017)
Article image Mass Flow ONLINE B.V, the e-commerce channel of Bronkhorst High-Tech B.V has added two new models to its MASS-VIEW series – the MV-108 mass flow meter and MV-308 mass flow regulator.
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GigE industrial cameras cope with harsh environments 21/02/2017
The GigE uEye FA camera series from Imaging Development Systems (IDS) is designed for use in harsh industrial environments. The camera housing, lens barrels and connectors meet IP65/67 requirements, and protect the camera system from dirt, dust, water splashes or cleaning agents as well as any accidental shifting of the optics.  Full Story...

Bringing monitoring efficiency to steel rolling mills 14/02/2017
AMETEK Land, a specialist in industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement, has developed an interface between ibaPDA systems and LANDSCAN LSP-HD infrared line scanners to acquire temperature measurement data from steel strips in rolling mills. Full Story...

Hydrogen sensor added to range 14/02/2017
Tyco Gas & Flame Detection has introduced the Meridian hydrogen sensor which comes, as standard, with two user selectable gas ranges: 4% by Volume or 1% by Volume. and is ideal for Hydrogen detection in environments where Catalytic bead sensor use is impractical, or available power is limited. Full Story...

Enabling a holistic approach to predictive maintenance 06/02/2017
At the last SPS/IPC/Drives event Mitsubishi Electric demonstrated a development of its condition monitoring technology for predictive maintenance, which builds on the capabilities of add-on smart sensors by integrating them with an intelligent sensor controller. Full Story...

Open control platform for future-proof automation 30/01/2017
Phoenix Contact has launched a new open control platform based on the PLCnext Technology. This enables parallel programming on the basis of established software tools such as Visual Studio, Eclipse, Matlab Simulink, and PC Worx as well as freely selectable linking of their created program code. Full Story...

Open control platform for future-proof automation 30/01/2017
Phoenix Contact has launched a new open control platform based on the PLCnext Technology. This enables parallel programming on the basis of established software tools such as Visual Studio, Eclipse, Matlab Simulink, and PC Worx as well as freely selectable linking of their created program code. Full Story...

Ensuring wireless connectivity for AMHs 30/01/2017
Moxa has recently unveiled a range of complete WLAN solutions for Automated Materials Handling (AMH) systems, to ensure reliable wireless connectivity for moving equipment to allow for non-stop operation of such systems. Full Story...

Control software for automated palletising applications 24/01/2017
A new type of software has been developed to ensure optimum control of automated handling systems for palletising applications. The PalletSolver software suite is designed by Yaskawa for use with its Motoman robots to enable faster development and integration of a robotic palletising system through user-friendly configuration, set-up and customisation and to facilitate maximum system uptime without compromising production schedules.  Full Story...

Tablet PC for mobile industrial applications 23/01/2017
Siemens has introduced its first ever tablet PC. The Simatic ITP1000 industrial tablet PC which is said to be the fastest on the market. It has a projective-capacitive 10.1in Multitouch display, Intel Core i5 Skylake processor technology to allow it to handle challenging tasks, and the Trusted Platform Module. Full Story...

Handheld communicator speeds device configuration 23/01/2017
Emerson Automation Solutions has introduced its Power the Loop technology on its AMS Trex Device Communicator which is said to help users work more effectively and perform faster device configuration – on the bench or in the field – by removing the need for an external power supply. Full Story...

Compact IP67 Ethernet/RFID interfaces 20/01/2017
Turck has recently introduced the compact TBEN-L-RFID and TBEN-S-RFID Ethernet/RFID interfaces with protection to IP67. These I/O modules are said to simplify the direct RFID integration of HF or UHF read/write heads. Full Story...

End-to-cloud IoT application software 16/01/2017
Advantech has rounding out its IoT applications for the end-to-cloud with the recently launched WebAccess 8.2. Full Story...

Network management software improves reliability, security and productivity 16/01/2017
Belden has released the latest version of its Hirschmann network management software which is said to improve productivity by allowing the simultaneous configuration of hundreds of devices from any manufacturer that are enabled with Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP). Full Story...

Handheld HMI controls equipment while it’s on the move 10/01/2017
Delta Electronics has introduced the DOP-H HMI, a portable handheld interface which enables operators to move machines or robots around while still monitoring and controlling the process and interacting with it in real time. Full Story...

Compact bidirectional IO-Link memory module 19/12/2016
Balluff offers an IP67 rated compact, bidirectional data memory module for tight mounting spaces. When used in milling heads on gantry type machining centers assemblies are able to carry their actual operating data with them. Full Story...

IP67 DeviceNet I/O Module with full M8 connectivity 19/12/2016
Molex has introduced the Brad DeviceNet HarshIO M8 Modules, which is said to be the first on the market to come fully ODVA conformance tested and approved. Full Story...

DIN-rail mountable servos with integrated safety 13/12/2016
The servo terminals in the Beckhoff EtherCAT Terminal system integrate a complete servo drive to facilitate highly dynamic positioning tasks in a standard I/O terminal housing.  Full Story...

Actuators gain PROFINET extension 06/12/2016
A new interface for AC .2 actuator controls is now available, allowing AUMA actuators to be integrated into PROFINET networks, a second Ethernet-based networking option alongside Modbus TCP/IP. Full Story...

Data logger with field removable I/O modules 21/11/2016
Watlow has introduced D4T with INTUITION – a data logger that features a range of field removable I/O modules offering maximum design flexibility.  Full Story...

Wireless environmental monitoring solution for light industrial applications 21/11/2016
Panduit has introduced the SynapSense Wireless Environmental Monitoring System, which is a low-cost, easy-to-deploy solution designed to gather, communicate and visualise environmental data within the facility.  Full Story...



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