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Siemens Simatic PCS 7 Process-Control System Upgrade

51 Siemens 150To 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

74 ControlLogix 150The 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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Moxa Announces Data-Acquisition Solution

56 MOXA 150Moxa 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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Van der Graaf Motorized Drum for Extreme Duty

74 VanDerGraaf 150For 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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Emerson Offers Pressure Measurement Innovations

56 EMERSON 150The process control industry is often challenged with harsh operating environments where existing technology does not meet measurement needs. Emerson has leveraged their pressure expertise and industry field experience to tackle these tough measurement challenges.

 

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