Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Fan Motor Drivers accelerate appliance design.

September 30, 2016

Designed to drive 3-phase BLDC motors via 180° sinusoidal waveforms, Models LV8811, LV8813, and LV8814 have voltage ranges of 3.6–16 V, 6–16 V, and 3.6–16 V, respectively. Software-less motor drivers reduce acoustic noise and vibration, and can be controlled by single Hall sensor. Motor speed can be set by either pulse width modulated signal or DC voltage. Drivers are suited for use in cooling fans of household appliances such as refrigerators, game consoles, and computing equipment. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Clean Air Products Air Showers with New Touchscreen Interface Easily Controls Cycle Time

September 29, 2016

Superior air flow volume and velocity, as well as durable construction, ensure years of efficient, maintenance-free operation. MINNEAPOLIS - Clean Air Products standard-profile, straight-through air showers (model CAP701KD-ST) feature new touchscreen controls (HMI interface) that make it easier to control cycle times and facilitate program changes. The touchscreen displays a visual... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

Mazak Booth Draws Thousands at IMTS 2016

September 28, 2016

Company spotlights new advanced manufacturing systems and SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak hosted a record number of visitors through its booth during the six days of IMTS 2016, held at Chicago’s McCormick Place from September 12-17. The company demonstrated over 20 highly advanced manufacturing cells and systems. Among these were its next-generation HYBRID Multi-Tasking... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Non-Industrial Products, Optics & Photonics

Elbit Systems of America Improving Situational Awareness for the United States Marine Corps

September 28, 2016

Elbit Systems of America showcasing advanced technologies at Modern Day Marine FORT WORTH, Texas - Elbit Systems of America, LLC, headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, is a global leader in advanced sensors, handheld targeting systems, and M1A1 Main Battle Tank electro-mechanical controls for the United States Marine Corps. Elbit Systems of America will demonstrate these next-gen solutions... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Tyco Security Products Offers HID Mobile-Enabled Readers

September 28, 2016

HID iCLASS SE and multiCLASS SE readers use OSDP v2.1.6 to interface with Software House’s iSTAR Ultra access controllers WESTFORD, MA. –– Tyco Security Products is offering HID Mobile Access iCLASS SE and multiCLASS SE Mobile-Enabled Readers with optional Open Supervised Device Protocol (OSDP) for use with Software House C•CURE 9000 v.2.50 event management platform. This integration... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Rockwell Automation to Show End-to-End Solutions for Water and Wastewater Facilities at WEFTEC 2016

September 26, 2016

Company to demonstrate technology solutions to help improve operational efficiency MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation will feature solutions and services designed to help water industry professionals increase process consistency, meet regulatory requirements, improve operational and energy efficiency, and achieve secure remote access to information and systems at WEFTEC 2016 from Sept. 24 to... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Real-Time Automation Controller has broad communications support.

September 26, 2016

Complementing existing support for IEC 61850 MMS Client, MMS Server, and Generic Object-Oriented Substation Event (GOOSE) communications, Real-Time Automation Controllers (RTACs) support IEC 61850 manufacturing message specification (MMS) File Services and Edition 2 compliance. RTACs, performing interoperable, high-speed automation and control for substations, also facilitate gathering of COMTRADE disturbance records from intelligent electronic devices (IEDs). Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Mass Flow Meters and Controllers suit high pressure systems.

September 26, 2016

Operating on systems up to 320 psia, MQ Series Flow Meters and MCQ Series Mass Flow Controllers measure mass flow rate, volumetric flow rates, and pressures. Units provide 10 ms sensor response speeds and sub-100 ms control response times. Preloaded with up to 98 on-board gas calibrations, instruments feature multivariate interface displays, as well as serial and analog connections. Each comes with NIST-traceable calibration certificate demonstrating 2% FS accuracy. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

Touchscreen LCD Monitor provides 300 nits brightness.

September 22, 2016

Featuring open-frame design with 2 mm thick metal tray and ventilation slots for heat dissipation, 10.1 in. Model LWT-101O targets medical, pharmaceutical, and consumer self-serve fields. Viewing angles of 160°, both left to right and top to bottom, enable more than one person to see screen at one time. Monitor is available with resistive or 5-point projected capacitive touch technology, both of which are supported by Linux, Mac, and Windows and can be used with medical gloves. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

FreeWave Technologies and Techneaux Announce New Intelligent Sensor Network Solution

September 21, 2016

Partnership offers IIoT hub based App for instant visualization of edge devices SAN FRANCISCO - JavaOne 2016, Booth #5212 – FreeWave Technologies (www.freewave.com), a leader in industrial, secure Machine to Machine (M2M) and Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) wireless networking solutions, today announced it has partnered with Techneaux Technology... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Eaton and CIMCON to Showcase Smart City Solutions at the IES Street and Area Lighting Conference

September 21, 2016

Peachtree City, Ga. - Power management company Eaton today announced that it is demonstrating its Streetworks wireless smart city solutions featuring light-emitting diode (LED) outdoor luminaires with CIMCON’s intelligent, wireless controls, sensors and software products at the IES Street and Area Lighting Conference in Hollywood, California, on September 18 to 21 at the Lowes Hotel at booth... Read More

Controls & Controllers

CNC Hardware/Software Solution enhances milling machines.

September 21, 2016

As complete package for CNC milling machine manufacturers and control retrofitters, NUMmill includes CNC hardware and software that provide scalability as well as intuitive, conversational style UI. This CNC milling machine control solution offers canned cycles suite with 3D simulation for pre-process verification as well as functions for material removal of basic pockets. Based on Flexium+ modular CNC platform, NUMmill is typically configured with 3 or 4 linear axes and one rotary axis. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Consulting-Specifying Engineer Magazine Readers Award Wattstopper® with Two Product of the Year Awards

September 20, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 15, 2016 - Legrand, North America announced today that two of its Wattstopper® products, the Wireless Receptacle Controls (WRC) Series and FSP-201 outdoor sensor received the 2016 GOLD Award and SILVER Award in the Lighting Controls category, as voted by Consulting-Specifying Engineer readers in its annual Product of the Year contest. These two Wattstopper products... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

WFX 2016: Zylight Offers LED Lighting Options for Worship Facilities

September 20, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Zylight, a leading manufacturer and distributor of innovative LED lighting solutions, will show white fixture versions of its F8-100 LED Fresnel and IS3c LED panel light, as well as introduce the Aladdin professional LED lighting product line, at the Worship Facilities Conference and Expo (USHIO America Booth #941), which runs Sept. 21-22, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. The company... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Vantage® Announces New Integration with QMotion at CEDIA 2016

September 20, 2016

Dallas, TX, CEDIA International – Vantage, a brand of Legrand, will be displaying the latest in lighting controls at CEDIA International Booth #5132 from September 15-17, 2016. Among several new products being announced at the show is Vantage’s new integration with QMotion, a company recognized for its award winning automated window coverings. This collaboration brings the best of integrated... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Single Process Level Controller serves tank filling operations.

September 20, 2016

Designed to complement Singer Single Solenoid Operated/Override Control Valves and sensor, LCP-TP provides gives option to control tank fill cycle as well as mechanically control valve while doing so as to allow control of water in system. Unit is programmable with customized level control algorithms and offers local (interactive display) and remote (4–20 mA, Serial Modbus SCADA) control. Rated to IP67, UL-certified product also integrates datalogging and trending features. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Transportation Industry Products

Time and Frequency System features internal GPS receiver.

September 19, 2016

Housed in ruggedized enclosure, tactical 8836 Series integrates ground-based GPS receiver module, rubidium oscillator, time and frequency signal generation, and control/status circuitry. Standard outputs include 1 PPS, low noise 10 MHz Network Time Protocol, and two IRIG B outputs over multi-mode fiber. When tracking GPS with TFOM of 3 or better, discipline algorithm steers internal oscillator providing 1 PPS time accuracy of <30 nS to UTC and long term frequency stability of <1E-12. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Wireless Microcontroller offers dual-band connectivity.

September 19, 2016

Expanding functionality of IoT networks, SimpleLink™ CC1350 combines Sub-1 GHz transceiver and Bluetooth low energy radio, as well as ARM® Cortex®-M3 core in single, Flash-based, 4 x 4 mm QFN package. Device offers range up to 20 km on coin cell battery for building and factory automation, alarm and security, smart grid, asset tracking, and wireless sensor network applications. Sleep current of 0.7 µA allows for more than 10 years of battery life. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Controls & Controllers, Fasteners & Hardware, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Dortronics 4800 Series Smart Interlock Controller Offers Flexible, Economic Security Solution

September 16, 2016

User Configurable for up to Five Doors Orlando, FL (September 12, 2016) - Dortronics is showcasing their recently released 4800 Series Smart Interlock Controllers this week at ASIS (booth # 3915). The highly versatile and economical interlock controllers can be user configured in the field to accommodate up to five doors with ample flexibility for various input/output configurations. ... Read More

Automatic ID, Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment

Princeton Identity(TM) Demonstrates Biometric Lineup at ASIS

September 16, 2016

New Company Highlights Powerful, Cost-Effective Security Solutions Orlando, FL (September 12, 2016) - Princeton Identity™, Inc., recently spun off from parent company SRI International, will be demonstrating its fast and powerful biometric identity product lineup here at ASIS 2016. The live booth demonstrations (booth #3829) will show how easily cost-effective biometric readers and... Read More