Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Mobile App simplifies security device integration, configuration.

August 25, 2016

EntraPass Go Install lets system integrators and end-users connect to EntraPass servers by selecting from server list or adding one manually. Scanning QR code containing controller MAC address and serial number enables remote configuration of controller and doors without desktop computer, and pre-populated fields for doors can be modified and labeled with names. With test activities that generate commissioning reports, app also facilitates KT-1 and KT-400 door controller configuration. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Raytheon Awarded Up to $104 Million to Modernize Ground Controls for U.S. Air Force Global Hawk

August 24, 2016

New mission control stations will enhance ISR capabilities DULLES, Va., Aug. 22, 2016 - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a subcontract valued up to $104 million to modernize the ground segment for the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk autonomous aircraft. Raytheon partners with Northrop Grumman as the ground integrator for Global Hawk contracts. Raytheon and Northrop Grumman... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dairy Producer Reduces Refrigeration Energy Use by 18-21% with Dyneo Permanent Magnet Motors

August 23, 2016

A Belgium-based producer of dairy products is achieving minimum energy savings of at least 18% from its refrigeration process as a result of switching to Dyneo permanent magnet motor technology from Control Techniques Leroy-Somer. The solution, which also features a Leroy-Somer Powerdrive high-power modular drive, is being used in an industrial refrigeration system that cools milk after... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

IBC2016: Zylight Demonstrates Wireless Lighting Control, LED Lighting Options

August 22, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, will demonstrate several of its LED lighting products, including its new Pro-Panel™ variable color LED soft light, “Flat Fresnel” F8-100 and F8-200 models, and Newz on-camera light, during IBC 2016 (Stand 12.D46), which runs Sept. 8-12 at the RAI Amsterdam. For the first time at IBC, the company will also... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Test & Measuring Instruments

Modular Switch Control System offers scalable solution.

August 19, 2016

With Modular Switch Control System, users can put together almost unlimited size switching system, from small matrixes to systems with multiple chassis and hundreds of switches. System is based on Controller Board that provides external interfaces and sends commands to intelligent Switch Modules via internal I2C buses. Switch Modules sit on and control user's Driver boards which can hold relays, RF switches, attenuators or provide digital I/O lines. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Automated Temperature Monitoring Helps Save Vaccines

August 18, 2016

According to Medical Lab Management Magazine, half of all hospital labs have installed automated temperature monitoring devices to help protect their critical vaccines and healthcare supplies. Another 20% of these labs say that they plan to source a system over the next few years. To help protect your lab’s vaccines and life science products, CAS DataLoggers offers temperature monitoring... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Safety & Security Equipment

Customized Solutions from Zest Generator Sets Resolve Challenging Standby Power Supply Issues

August 16, 2016

Power outages have become increasingly frequent with a widespread knock on impact being experienced across industry. The ability to provide fit-for-purpose standby power solutions is the marque that has distinguished Zest WEG Group’s Generator Set Division. Standby power solutions can range from a single diesel driven generator set to a total standby power solution depending on the size of... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Corrigan's VaporDry(TM) controls humidity using close tolerance machined nozzle technology.

August 15, 2016

Keeping perishables fresh using a cost effective and simple design, Corrigan VaporDry™ systems prevent water loss and controls humidity levels in large spaces. Easy to install and operate, VaporDry™ systems produce huge volumes of dry fog from a single nozzle with droplet sizes ranging from 2 microns and consistently below 10 microns, which evaporate rapidly and do not wet the floor. The system can offer humidification levels up to condensation. Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Controls & Controllers, Mounting & Attaching Products

Shut It Gate Hardware On Re-inventing the Wheel and Manufacturing Hard Core Products

August 12, 2016

TUCSON, Ariz. - SHUT IT ® Gate Hardware started as Counsel Industries, LLC and became a leader in the design and distribution of hardware and gate systems for the fence and access control industries.  Founded in 1998, Counsel began marketing innovative gate solutions designed to ease installation requirements and eliminate premature wear on expensive automated gate operator systems. In... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Trust Automation Receives Fifth Contract from Lockheed Martin to Provide Motion Control System for Q-53 Radar Production

August 11, 2016

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. - Trust Automation, Inc., known for custom actuation systems, motors, and controllers, today announced its fifth manufacturing contract for the rugged and high tech vehicle automation system they developed for the AN/TPQ-53 (Q-53) produced by Lockheed Martin. Q-53 is a Counterfire Target Acquisition Radar (CTAR) that provides soldiers with enhanced 360-degree protection... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Remote Switch Actuator enables safe operation of MCC bucket.

August 11, 2016

Portable RSA-35 lets technicians remotely close or trip Westinghouse 11-300 motor control center bucket from safe distance (up to 300 ft away) and remain stationed outside arc-flash boundary. Magnetic latching system negates any need for modification to existing electrical equipment for installation and operation. Optional features include radio remote (300 ft range), 24 Vdc LED light, wireless video camera system with LCD monitor, and protective case assembly. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

The Horlick Company Announces the Recent Shipment of PLC-based, Industrial Control Panels to a Customer of the Wintriss Controls Group.

August 10, 2016

The four control panels are to be used to retrofit manufacturing equipment for a US-based, HVAC manufacturer. Randolph, MA – The Horlick Company, a systems integrator and manufacturer of industrial control panels, announces the delivery of 4, PLC-based, industrial control panels for a customer of the Wintriss Controls Group.  Wintriss, a Massachusetts based company, is a leading... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hardy Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Industry's First Rockwell PLC Weighing Modules

August 10, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA – Hardy Process Solutions (www.hardysolutions.com) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its breakthrough process weighing PLC Plug-in modules. Hardy was the first weighing company to engineer and manufacture PLC Plug-In Weight modules, which are used in applications including: batching/blending, filling/dispensing, check weighing,... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

NVMe Controllers target enteprise and data center markets.

August 10, 2016

With 8-channel NVMe2108 and 4-channel NVMe2104, enterprises and data centers can realize power-effective, high-capacity SSDs. Flashtec PCIe NVMe controllers feature capacities greater than 7 TB, DDR4 interface supporting 8 GB and higher, dual-port, SRIS, and end-end data protection. Advanced ECC enables support of current and future generations of Toggle and ONFI NAND, while programmable architecture enables SSD product differentiation through firmware customizations. Read More

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

Thermistor Relays monitor temperature of up to 6 motors.

August 10, 2016

Supplied in 35.5 mm Mini DIN housing with screw terminals, DTA7 Series monitors and controls temperature of up to 6 motors, preventing false alarms, which may cause interruptions in production. Units feature 24–240 Vac/Vdc, 50/60 Hz universal power supply, bi-color LED for diagnostics, and choice of 1 or 2 SPDT outputs. With contacts that are NEMA B300 rated at 240 Vac, relays are useful where overloads are frequent and may cause motor damage, such as pumping stations, conveyors, and chillers. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Variable Speed Control eliminates complex programming at pump.

August 10, 2016

Available for Apex condensing boilers, Eco Propel Cognitive Pump Control integrates boiler firing rate with pump speeds to optimize efficiency while minimizing electrical consumption. A 0–10 V signal is communicated to pump to ensure desired flow and delta T is returned across all firing ranges. By reducing pump speeds as much as 85% under single-speed pumps, Eco Propel eliminates wasteful over-pumping. It also averages return temperature that is 20°F lower than other systems with on/off pumps. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

DNF to Control Dual Ingest Systems in Rio and New England

August 9, 2016

Manufacturer provides U.S. Broadcaster with Control Infrastructure for 64 Channels at each Facility Northridge, Calif: DNF Controls – the award-winning and acknowledged leader in Human-to-Machine and Machine-to-Machine interfaces, is supplying ingest management solutions to the official U.S. broadcaster of the world’s most viewed sports competition. The company’s device controllers are... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

DNF to Launch New Control Panel at TAB

August 8, 2016

Texas Association of Broadcasters Convention attendees will be first to see DNF’s easy-to-operate 2-channel on-air solution Northridge, Calif: DNF Controls – the award-winning and acknowledged leader in Human-to-Machine and Machine-to-Machine interfaces, announced plans to unveil its latest solution, the MRP-200SE, a 2-channel control panel, at the Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB)... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

SSD Controllers support standard NVMe host interface.

August 8, 2016

Providing up to 20 TB flash capacity using 256 Gb flash, Flashtec NVMe2032 and NVMe2016 enable enterprises and data centers to realize high performance solid state drives utilizing NAND technologies. Controllers integrate DDR4 DRAM, alleviating bottlenecks and maximizing throughput. Devices are optimized for 4 KB random read/write operations, performing all flash management operations on-chip. In addition, controllers can achieve up to 1 million random read IOPS. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Variable Frequency Drives offer simplicity of DC drives.

August 8, 2016

In contrast to complex programming associated with standard VFDs, ACF700 Series enables quick setup without any programming. Open chassis units are equipped with user-adjustable trim pots to set Max/Min Speeds, Slip Comp, Boost, Torque Limit, Accel and Decel/Injection Braking parameters. Rated from 1/60 to 1 hp, drives have 115/230 V single phase input and can provide single or 3-phase outputs of 115 or 230 V. Onboard microprocessor allows custom programming for OEM applications. Read More