Controls & Controllers

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

Brushless DC Motor/Driver Packages have built-in controller.

June 17, 2015

Available from 30–400 W with 16 speed settings, BXII Series provides speed control up to 4,000 rpm with speed regulation to +0.05%. Units are available in round shaft, parallel shaft gearheads, or hollow shaft flat gearhead with electromagnetic brake options. Parallel geared types produce up to 610 lb-in. of torque, while hollow shaft flat geared types produce up to 970 lb-in. Digital setting on face of drive is used for built-in speed control, positioning, or torque limiting functions. Read More

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

Temperature Controllers has UL listing and integrated design.

June 16, 2015

UL-Listed HALO® combines multiple sensor inputs, including process temperature, limit temperature, and current sensing, to allow monitoring of multiple heaters wired in parallel. Designed for use in remote locations that may pose limited accessibility issues for maintenance personnel, unit also offers Modbus RS-485 communications, DIO, hi/low alarm output, and ramp/soak temperature profiles. Plug-and-play operation is supported with SENTINEL® Gas and Pump Line heaters. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Mass Flow Controllers target OEMs and process lines.

June 15, 2015

Ready to control process flows at full accuracy in 70 ms, BASIS™ Flow Controllers are suited for OEM gas analyzers, automated gas mixing, and anywhere mass flow-only control is required. With 100 ms control response, units can react in real-time to upstream fluctuations. Controllers are available with following multi-gas calibrations: Air, Ar, CO2, N2, O2, N2O (selectable over RS-485); He, H2 are also available in single-gas units. NIST-traceable accuracy is ±1.5% of reading +0.5% FS. Read More

Robotics, Display & Presentation Equipment, Controls & Controllers

HMI Touch Panels support industrial process automation.

June 10, 2015

Based on Intel® Core™ i7-4650U processor and equipped with Intel HD graphics, Industrial Process Automation HMI Touch Panels support up to 16 GB dual-channel DDR3L-1333/1600 memory. Fanless units include high-speed Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 ports, and RS 232/422/485 serial ports. Available with 15–24 in. screens, M2M touchscreen systems can display measurements to show not only how plant is working, but simulate different operating modes and find optimal strategy for plant. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Tethered Operator Interface provides mobile HMI access.

June 10, 2015

Offered with 3 cable lengths from 16.4–49.2 ft, Allen Bradley MobileView lets plant and industrial personnel take machine's HMI with them to make real-time adjustments to out-of-view applications. Included hardwired e-stop button and 3-position enabling switch also support applications requiring local safety functionality. Mobile terminal uses FactoryTalk View Machine Edition (ME) HMI software and features 10 in. display with resistive touchscreen, 2 GB internal SD card, and USB 2.0 port. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

High Power LED Driver supplies constant drive current up to 75 A.

June 5, 2015

Intended for OEM applications, Model 5000A-100 provides constant current in continuous, pulsed, or PWM modes. Drive current in continuous mode is selectable from 7.5–75 A at 0.6–5.5 Vdc. Current output is adjustable locally or remotely from 100%–10% using analog adjustment and down to 1% with PWM. Analog and digital remote controls are built-in, RJ-45 Ethernet port allows network integration, and GUI enables field-programmability. I/O connectors for thermistor and photosensor are available. Read More

Electronic Components & Devices, Controls & Controllers

Low Power Usage Controllers support 1.2-10.1 in. touchscreens.

June 5, 2015

Housed in ultra-tiny 2.5 x 2.6 mm WLCSP, maXTouch U Series enables designers to build thin and flexible touchscreen designs using single layer, on-cell, and hybrid on-cell touchscreens with intelligent wake-up gestures and buttons. Devices support differentiated features for variety of applications including 1.0 mm passive stylus, water rejection with stylus operation, multi-finger glove touch, up to 20 mm hover, and ultra-low power modes down to 10 µW in deep sleep for wearable applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage

Tanker Control Cabinet conserves time by consolidating equipment.

June 5, 2015

Fostering efficient installation for tankers with up to 5 compartments, Dataplus II M353 Series integrated Electronic Pump Metering System (EPMS) consolidates multiple pieces of equipment otherwise mounted around road tanker into one cabinet. All buttons are positioned within cabinet to facilitate use, and curved cabinet design negates damage from pipes accidentally drawn over front. If accidentally left open, door will close once vehicle starts moving and stay closed due to locking mechanism. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

Industrial 7 in. WVGA LCD Panels offer flexible design options.

June 4, 2015

Operating from -10 to +70°C, 7.0 in. (diagonal) LQ070Y3LG05 has on-board LED driver, 350 nits brightness, and 140° (side to side), 50° (top-down), and 70° (bottom-up) viewing angles. Contrast ratio is 500:1, and anti-glare and 3H hard coatings are available. Operating from -30 to +80°C, 7.0 in. (diagonal) LQ070Y3LG02 offers 750 nits brightness, 400:1 contrast ratio, and 120° (side to side), 60° (top-down), and 50° (bottom-up) viewing angles. LVDS interface is standard on both models. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Keypad Control provides wireless communication.

June 3, 2015

Available with 2-way infiniNET EX wireless communication, HTT-B10EX Keypad can control AV, lighting, shades, and climate and is suitable for bedside tables, conference rooms, or anywhere wireless controller is needed. Array of 10 backlit pushbuttons with individual feedback LEDs affords tactile control of any custom function. Fully programmable, controller is designed to operate as part of complete Crestron system. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Thermal & Heating Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

HPLC Column Temperature Controller features 5-program memory.

June 3, 2015

Designed to hold columns up to 30 cm long by ¼ or 3/8 in. diameter in mounting clips, EchoTherm™ Model CO50 features temperature range of 4.0–100.0°C, readable and settable to 0.1°C. Programmable chiller/heater uses PID control software to regulate temperature to ±0.2°C, and has Stable Temperature LED that illuminates when target temperature is stable to within ±0.2°C. Offering 5-program memory of 10 steps per program, Peltier-based CO50 can repeat any program from 1–99 times automatically. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Embedded Box PC features tiny form factor.

June 2, 2015

By replacing traditional heat sink in favor of full aluminum enclosure for cooling, BOXER-6403 achieves dimensions of 158 x 95 x 20 mm. Fanless device, utilizing Intel® Celeron®/Atom™ processor, provides 4 digital inputs, 2 digital outputs, HDMI output, and seamless communication for WiFi, 3G, 4G, GPS, Bluetooth, and ZigBee. Supported operating systems include: Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows Embedded 7, Windows Embedded 8/8.1, and Linux Fedora Kernel 2.6.3. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Hexapod Controller supports 6 axes and 2 servo motor channels.

June 2, 2015

With RTOS, 6-D vector motion control, high-level command set, and optional collision avoidance software, C-887.52 maximizes performance and precision of hexapod parallel positioning systems. Path accuracy and dynamic performance are ensured via 10 kHz servo update rates and error compensation. Also, users can specify center of rotation with one command. Along with integrated data recorder, benchtop solution features software programs for test, configuration, and simulation. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Fiber Laser Control helps prevent back-wall damage.

June 1, 2015

Used on LASERDYNE 795 and 430BD multi-axis fiber laser systems, LASERDYNE S94P Control includes SmartStop™ feature which helps prevent back wall damage when trepan and percussion drilling turbine engine combustor components. Macro helps minimize damage while maintaining throughput of 1.0–1.5 seconds/hole. Also, mapping of actual workpiece surface using Optical Focus Control feature, for which there is no side sensing, ensures precise location of holes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

LDO Voltage Regulators support double data rate memory.

May 29, 2015

Featuring built-in power MOSFETs, Models NCP51200, NCP51400, NCP51510, and NCP51199 are suited for SDRAM DIMM memories, servers, routers, smartphones, tablets, STBs, and printers. Devices support DDR1, DDR2, DDR3, LPDDR3, DDR4, and LPDDR4 standards with termination voltages down to 500 mV. Operating from -40 to +125°C, each regulator is capable of actively sourcing and sinking full 2.0 A when used with DDR4 and LPDDR4. ICs also offer soft-start, on-chip thermal shutdown, and remote sensing. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Temperature Process Controller leverages touchscreen technology.

May 29, 2015

Supporting field-removable I/O modules, scalable F4T with INTUITION® incorporates 4.3 in., capacitive, color touch panel with GUI that provides customized control and intuitive navigation. Multiple communications options are available, and multi-device functionality covers temperature PID, over/under temperature limit, power switching, math, logic, timers, and counters. Screen personalization allows channels, alarms, and I/O to be programmed with user-defined specifications. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Programmable Safety Controller helps simplify designs.

May 28, 2015

Controlling safety functions for diverse industrial applications, 45 mm wide samos® PRO COMPACT features 16 safe inputs, 4 safe outputs, and 4 configurable safe inputs/outputs. Modular expandability supports up to 168 safe I/O. Complemented by samos PLAN5+ tool for facilitated and flexible programming, controller uses SD program memory card format and has integrated USB and Ethernet interfaces. Switching capacity is 4 A at each system output, and operating range is -25 to +65°C. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Materials & Material Processing

Heat Treating Power Console features 6-zone design.

May 28, 2015

Designed with no traditional contactors or transformers, 6-Zone Heat Treating Intelligent Power Console features program-controlled technology and constant current operation that maintains ampere output, regardless of 1, 2, or 3 heaters. Unit includes short circuit, over-voltage, and under-voltage protection, and will not allow cables or heater tails to arc out. To streamline paperwork, console is available with digital recording option as well as 12- or 24-point recorder strip chart. Read More

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

Synchronous Buck PWM Controller simplifies power supply design.

May 28, 2015

Supporting 4.5–60 V input and configurable 0.6–54 V output, ISL8117 can bypass intermediate step-down conversion stage employed in industrial applications. Duty cycle (40 nsec min on time) enables direct step-down conversion from 48 V to 1 V POL, while valley current mode modulation with adaptive slope compensation enables stable operation for range of Vin and Vout combinations; no external compensation is required. Programmable switching frequency range is 100 kHz to 2 MHz. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Scan System Control Board fosters industrial connectivity.

May 27, 2015

Placing RTC 4 Ethernet control board in laser marking machines eliminates need for integrated industrial PC. Driver installation is not required, and direct network connectivity eliminates cable-length restrictions. Spatially decoupling processing from control, board affords flexible control and operation, carried out over Ethernet, to enable production automation. Optional functionality can be activated for controlling third axis, processing moving objects, or controlling two scan heads. Read More