Controls & Controllers

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

Controls & Controllers

Web Guide Controller features dual rail power.

August 5, 2016

In addition to single or dual drive options and ISaGRAF-based state machine programmability, Fife D-MAX Enhanced Web Guide Controller offers power input reverse polarity protection, standard PTP-2 and PTP-1, Device Level Ring connectivity, and Add On Profile for Rockwell Automation® PACs. OEM-friendly controller utilizes C-script programming language and offers support for any language. Unit is backward compatible with existing D-MAX controllers. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Digital I/O Controller features variable width pulse command.

August 3, 2016

In addition to over-current protection on all outputs, 48-channel Model IA-3125-U2i features isolated USB port designed to isolate board from host PC to handle EMI/RFI noise. Board also includes operating Pulse outputs, dry contact, and built-in sequencer. Outputs are capable of handling 0.7 A each. With built-in daisy chain capabilities, up to 250 modules can be controlled and managed by single USB interface. Model IA-3125-U2i can serve as Solenoid/Valve/LED controller. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Gauge Profiler offers extended lip-adjusting stroke.

August 3, 2016

Retrofittable on existing dies, EDI™ Autoflex VI-E provides automatic gauge control of film and coatings. Unit is capable of correcting for changes in throughput, line speed, target thickness, and other process parameters, often without need for manual intervention. Lip adjusters include thermally actuated copper alloy translators that are linked to computer-controlled downstream gauge monitor. Stroke of translators provides gauge control by causing die gap to increase or decrease. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

ZPS America Provides Advanced Multi-Spindle Machine Technology to Mitchel & Scott for High-Production Automotive Work

August 2, 2016

Machine tool builder supplies equipment with standard CNC and PLC motion control on machines and bar feeders; reduces downtime to near-zero ZPS America (Indianapolis, IN) is a builder of multi-spindle machine tools, as the North American arm of the Tajmac Group in the Czech Republic.  Headed by co-owner and president Olaf Tessarzyk, the company has supplied customers with high-production... Read More

Controls & Controllers

More than 130 Experion Orion Consoles Now Improving Safety and Efficiency at Facilities Worldwide

July 29, 2016

  • Experion® Orion Console Enables Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) Connectivity
  • Both Greenfield and Brownfield Plants Adopting the Technology
HOUSTON – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Process Solutions (HPS) today announced that more than 130 award-winning Experion® Orion Consoles – the most advanced operator interface in the world – have been sold globally,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital Servo Controller provides 3 channels.

July 29, 2016

Equipped with power amplifiers and interpolator, 3-axis Model E-873.3QTU is macro programmable for stand-alone functionality of each channel. Unit features data recorder for high speed tracing and ID chip compatibility for quick start up. Offering flexibility for miniaturized precision positioning and handling tasks, controller is suited for precision alignment and automation, semiconductor technology, photonics, bio-nano-technology, metrology, microscopy, and micro-manipulation applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Transportation Industry Products

Power Integrated Module suits next-gen automotive BLDC systems.

July 29, 2016

Optimized for driving 3-phase brushless DC motors in 12 V automotive electric motor drive applications with power ratings up to 300 W, STK984-190-E comes in Pb-free, 29.6 x 18.2 x 4.3 mm DIP-S3 and contains 6 AEC-Q101-qualified, 40 V, 30 A MOSFETs configured as 3-phase bridge as well as another 40 V, 30 A high-side reverse battery protection MOSFET. Mounting of MOSFETs to direct bonded copper substrate optimizes thermal performance for -40 to +150°C operational range.
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Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

APLEX to Participate in NIWeek 2016

July 28, 2016

Launches New Technologies to Enhance Devices for Industrial Applications Santa Clara, CA – APLEX Technology today announced its participation in the 22nd annual NIWeek, where more than 3,200 innovators representing a wide spectrum of industries come to learn about the latest technologies for software-defined systems in test, measurement and control. NIWeek 2016 takes place August 1-4 at the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Plant Furnishings & Accessories, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Eaton and NuLEDs Collaborate to Make Smart, Connected Lighting a Reality

July 27, 2016

Peachtree City, Ga. - Power management company Eaton today announced a collaboration with NuLEDs™, Inc., a leader in Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) lighting systems, aimed at making buildings smarter and seamlessly securely connected. The two companies will go to market with a joint product offering including Eaton’s complete portfolio of PoE-enabled light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires and... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Variable Frequency Drives support multiple industries.

July 27, 2016

Featuring modular design, Model AD1000 can reduce energy consumption by automatically adjusting to changing operating conditions in water, wastewater, irrigation, and other pump applications. Low-voltage Model AD700E, providing precise motor control for variable speed applications up to 30 hp, is suited for food/beverage and packaging industries as well as conveyors, pumps, and fans. Integrated I/O, Ethernet, and fieldbus communications allow connection with control and monitoring system. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Distributed Controller improves efficacy, reduces time and risk.

July 27, 2016

While providing path for continuous technology evolution, Experion® Process Knowledge System Orion helps industrial plants improve project execution and commissioning, modernize control system infrastructure, and expand standards compliance and interoperability. Distributed control system offers automated device commissioning, integration of electrical systems with process control, integrated multivariable APC, and Virtualization Premium Platform with fault tolerance. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Logix-based Controller offers sequencing of batch process.

July 22, 2016

Leveraging Logix-based controller platform, SequenceManager allows operators to configure, view, and obtain information about batch sequences stored in controller, optimizing visibility and accessibility to all stages of production process. OEMs can develop, test, and deliver skids as fully functioning, standalone equipment that can seamlessly integrate into site’s existing batch strategy without need to redeploy code. Product is suited for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Non-Industrial Products, Transportation Industry Products

Thomson Provides Motion Control Products for Student Tractor Design Competition

July 20, 2016

RADFORD, VA – Thomson Industries, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mechanical motion control solutions, was a silver sponsor of this year’s International Quarter Scale (IQS) tractor design competition of the American Society of Agricultural Biological Engineers (ASABE).  In this annual event, engineering students design and build garden-sized tractors and then compete in a variety of... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Danfoss Partners with New AB-QM(TM) Sales Representative for Oregon/Washington

July 19, 2016

Danfoss has announced its partnership with Johnson Barrow, which will serve as its newest sales representative organization for Danfoss’ line of AB-QM™ pressure independent control valves (PICVs) in Oregon and Washington. With offices in Portland, Ore., and Seattle, Wash., Johnson Barrow has been serving the Pacific Northwest for more than 50 years. The company represents more than 40... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tension Control Solutions include controller and thin load cell.

July 19, 2016

DIN-rail mount MAGPOWR Spyder Plus S1 Controller offers input for measuring diameter, which allows for precise taper tension; advanced stop and hold functions; and gain compensation. Also available, Thin Load Cell, which consists of European-style load cell, accommodates machine space restriction requirements and is compatible with all MAGPOWR tension controllers and amplifiers. Read More

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

Pull Cable Tension Monitor helps prevent errors for contractors.

July 19, 2016

Preventing cable overstretch that can lead to faulty cable installation, touchscreen-operated G-Series Smart Pull produces physical, visual, and audible alerts to let contractors know when pulling force of cable exceeds 80% of manufacturer recommendations. Second alert is given when pulling force has met 100% of tension limit (10,000 lb max). Stored directly in 128 MB onboard memory, information obtained during pull can be exported via onboard USB port or emailed via PullCalc app. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Mechanical Components & Assemblies

World's First 1,000 HP Low Nox Mobile Boiler Room Ready for Service

July 18, 2016

Nationwide Boiler Inc. and Superior Boiler Works complete production of one-of-a-kind mobile boiler room FREMONT, CALIF., and HUTCHINSON, KAN. – Nationwide Boiler Inc. and Superior Boiler Works have completed production of the world’s first 1,000 hp mobile boiler room. The one-of-a-kind piece of equipment is ready for service, the companies announced today. The ASME Section I firetube... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Cognitive Pump Control optimizes boiler efficiency.

July 18, 2016

Pre-engineered and fully tested, variable speed Eco Propel integrates boiler firing rate with pump speeds, optimizing boiler and system efficiency while reducing electrical consumption. Demand is calculated based on supply temperature and return temperature, and boiler firing rate is determined from outdoor air sensor, header sensor, or set-point. To harmonize operation, 0-10 V signal is communicated to pump, ensuring desired flow and constant delta T across all firing rates. Read More