Rockwell Automation Offers Compact GuardLogix 5370 Controller
Published: Monday, 18 April 2016 20:21
Manufacturers and equipment builders are looking for ways to simplify and standardize safety across their machines and systems. With the new Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix 5370 controller from Rockwell Automation, users no longer need separate networks and controllers for safety and motion in applications with up to 16 axes. This makes it easier to design safety into a wide range of standard and custom machines, and results in simpler system architectures.
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Siemens Simatic PCS 7 Process-Control System Upgrade
Published: Monday, 18 April 2016 20:18
To meet the rising demands of automation, Siemens has further developed its Simatic PCS 7 process-control system and released Version 8.2, which comes with a range of new functionalities to improve not only user convenience but also the performance and efficiency of the process control system over the entire life cycle of process plants – from the planning stage through to maintenance. Plant engineers will also benefit from more efficient engineering solutions, while operators will find the system even more convenient in daily operation due to greater system availability and lower overall running costs.
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Rockwell Automation Connects Machines and Equipment
Published: Thursday, 10 March 2016 14:02
The expanded next-generation Integrated Architecture portfolio from Rockwell Automation reduces complexity while helping users meet future capacity and throughput needs as they design systems for a Connected Enterprise.
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Van der Graaf Motorized Drum for Extreme Duty
Published: Thursday, 10 March 2016 13:58
For the past 30 years aggregate plants have been adapting the drum motor or motorized pulley to drive their belt conveyors. Although the drive of choice for quarry conveyors has been the external mounted motor and gear box, the drum motor has been gaining popularity due to the all enclosed design that protects all vital components such as the electric motor, gear reducer and bearings, from the environment.
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Moxa Announces Data-Acquisition Solution
Published: Wednesday, 02 March 2016 16:14
Moxa has announced a new data-acquisition solution that brings greater versatility for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). The new ioLogik 2542-WL1 and ioLogik 2512-WL1 both feature 802.11a/b/g Wi-Fi connectivity, which will serve the growing number of devices and M2M applications that require wireless communication. The ioLogik 2542-WL1 supports analog I/O connections over Wi-Fi, whereas the ioLogik 2512-WL1 supports digital I/O connections over Wi-Fi.
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