Controls & Controllers

Automatic ID, Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment

Tyco Security Products Offers EyeLock nano NXT® Iris Authentication Technology for Access Control

July 6, 2016

The advanced biometric identifier integrates with Software House’s C•CURE 9000 security and event management platform WESTFORD, MA –– Tyco Security Products introduces the integration of EyeLock nano NXT® advanced dual iris authentication technology with Software House’s C•CURE 9000 security and event management solution. An ideal solution for business, government and other... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Transportation Industry Products

Magnetek Announces over 1,000 Quattro® Elevator Drives Installed in Schindler Projects

July 5, 2016

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - June 28, 2016 - Magnetek, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of elevator drives, today announced the presentation of its “Quattro® 1000 Club” award to Schindler Elevator Corporation. The award signifies that Schindler has installed over 1,000 Magnetek Quattro energy saving elevator drives in elevator modernization projects around the world. “Demand for... Read More

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

Temperature & Humidity Logging is Now Available on Seika's McDry Cabinets

July 5, 2016

TORRANCE, CA — Seika Machinery, Inc., a leading provider of advanced machinery, materials and engineering services, today announced that Dickson Data’s TM325 Display Temperature Humidity Logger is now available for all McDry cabinets. Only download data when it is needed with the 24/7 feedback through min/max and real-time display. The TM325 has a remote probe along with audio and visual... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, Test & Measuring Instruments

41st Annual Honeywell User Conference Highlights Bottom-Line Benefits of Industrial Internet of Things

July 5, 2016

IIoT Realizes Benefits of Combining Cloud, Analytics and Collaboration Technologies Honeywell Users Group Americas Draws 1,200 Attendees from Various Industries SAN ANTONIO, Texas – The tremendous potential of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to solve the toughest problems facing manufacturers was the main topic of the 41st annual Honeywell Users Group (HUG) Americas conference. ... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak to Preview Next Phases of SmartBox at Cisco Live! Event

July 5, 2016

FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak Corporation will offer approximately 25,000 technology innovators a glimpse into the next phases of its Mazak SmartBox at Cisco Systems Inc.’s Cisco Live event in Las Vegas on July 10-14. In its next phases, the Mazak SmartBox cyber-secure Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform – developed in collaboration with Cisco – will offer the power of Mazak iSmart... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

CMOS LDO Voltage Regulators drive up to 300 mA.

July 5, 2016

Housed in 0.645 x 0.645 mm WCSP4E package, TCR3DG Series features output current up to 300 mA, low drop-out voltage of VIN-VOUT = 160 mV (typ) at 3.2 V output, and output voltage accuracy of 1%. Regulators include over current limit protection, thermal shutdown, output auto-discharge, and inrush current reduction. Using small ceramic input and output capacitors, series is suited for portable applications that require high-density board assembly such as Wi-Fi® 2 chip sets for smartphones/tablets. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Insulated Coil Boxes allow room-by-room temperature control.

July 5, 2016

Designed and built to customer specifications, Insulated Coil Boxes control temperatures by room or by floor in heating, cooling, or dehumidification systems. Galvanized and stainless steel versions are available with double wall construction, featuring 2 in. fiberglass insulation, and such options as 18-gauge stainless steel interior construction. Design and functionality suit pharmaceutical processing, food storage, healthcare, and high-rise building applications.
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Controls & Controllers, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rudolph Receives Multi-System Order for over $11 Million from a Leading OSAT for Fan-out Wafer Level Packing Inspection

July 1, 2016

Rudolph Inspection, Metrology and Analysis selected for large-scale ramp of Fan-out Wafer Level Package Production (FOWLP). Wilmington, Mass. — Rudolph Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: RTEC), a leader in the design, development, manufacture and support of defect inspection, lithography, metrology, and process control software used by semiconductor and advanced packaging device manufacturers... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Bedrock Industrial Control System Passes Rigorous EMP Test Protocol

July 1, 2016

Becomes first ICS to be MIL-STD-461 and IEC 61000 certified San Jose, Calif. -  Bedrock Automation (www.bedrockautomation.com) has announced that its Bedrock™ Open Secure Automation (OSA™) platform is in full compliance to Military Standard 461 (MIL-STD-461F) and International Electrical Commission 61000 (IEC 61000) for electromagnetic... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Brushless DC Motor Controls provide commutated power.

July 1, 2016

Available in chassis mount and NEMA 4X enclosures, Brushless DC Motor Controls provide commutated power and variable speed control, delivering optimal speed regulation over wide range of loads. Closed loop units offer line and low voltage options as well as analog and digital options. Controls are suited for applications where high torque, high speed, and quiet operation are needed. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fasteners & Hardware

Deterministic Multi-Axis Motor Controller offers diverse support.

July 1, 2016

Supporting applications using encoder, Hall sensor, CAN bus, and induction motors, SmartFusion™2 SoC FPGA-based deterministic multi-axis motor control solution comprises modular intellectual property (IP) suite, hardware kit, and GUI for design development/debugging. Modular IP suite, optimized for SmartFusion2 SoC FPGAs and IGLOO™2 FPGAs, integrates Synplify Pro and Modelsim with constraints management, debug capabilities, and secure production programming support. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

Robot Monitoring System enables worker/robot collaboration.

June 30, 2016

With host of safety functions, including safe speed limits, safe standstill monitoring, safe axis ranges, and position and orientation supervision, SafeMove2 encourages development of innovative robot applications by integrating safety directly into robot controller. Software allows robots and operators to work closely together by restricting robot motion to precisely what is needed for application. SafeMove2 provides tools that speed commissioning workflow for faster setup and validation. Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Linde Announces Advanced Atmosphere Control System for Annealing

June 29, 2016

HYDROFLEX™ ACS Helps Put Clean Oxide-Free Shine on Metals MURRAY HILL, N.J. and NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J. - Linde LLC announces the HYDROFLEX™ atmosphere control system (ACS), a universal solution for clean and bright oxide-free annealing of steel, stainless steel, copper, bronze or brass with high reliability and repeatability. Consistent surface quality is important for annealing sheet... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Microcontrollers feature core independent peripherals.

June 29, 2016

Available in 4 x 4 mm package options, 32-bit PIC32MM Series includes core independent peripherals such as Configurable Logic Cells and Multiple-output Capture Compare PWMs, which help enable sensorless BLDC motor control applications. Devices have sleep modes down to 500 nA for applications demanding low power and extended battery life. To help simplify and accelerate designs, microcontrollers are supported by Microchip MPLAB® Code Configurator. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DC/DC Buck Regulators eliminate switch-node ringing.

June 29, 2016

By eliminating switch-node ringing, 2.5 A Model LM53625-Q1 and 3.5 A Model LM53635-Q1 lower noise and EMI emissions by up to 15 dB at system level. Wide operating range of 3.5–42 V handles start-stop and load-dump conditions for 12 V lead acid automotive batteries. Devices provide up to 93% efficiency at 2.1 MHz to support compact and high-temperature conditions in automotive applications. Supplied in wettable flank packaging, synchronous regulators enable post-solder optical inspection. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital Temperature Controllers enable tight, remote monitoring.

June 29, 2016

Available for thermoelectric and resistive heaters, TC10 (10 A, 15 V) and TC5 (5 A, 15 V) achieve stabilities of >0.0009°C with thermistors to enable precise monitoring. Touchscreen front panel displays setpoint, actual temperature, and stability status, and multiple safety features/functions are included as standard. Functionality also allows for remote control and datalogging from computer via USB or Ethernet. Other features include autotune functionality and IR Sensor interface.
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Controls & Controllers

Outboard Motor Controller enables remote actuation, monitoring.

June 29, 2016

Offering one alternative to traditional marine instrumentation, Evinrude E-Link displays and enables direct control of engine features from mobile device. This virtual dashboard can shares critical E-TEC G2 engine data over NMEA 2000 network via Wi-Fi® to any iOS® or Android® device from anywhere on boat. Additionally, users can remotely control i-Trim (intelligent trim) system and Dynamic Power Steering as well as initiate one touch auto-winterization. Read More

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

Data Loggers can monitor data via wire or wirelessly.

June 29, 2016

Designed for factory, greenhouse, home, and building automation, DL-300 Series accurately measures and logs concentration of carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, temperature, humidity, and dew point in air. Built-in alarm relay output can trigger alarms when concentrations are too high or too low. Loggers support both Modbus RTU/TCP and DCON protocol, enabling integration with other I/O and SCADA software. With Android and iOS app, users can monitor real-time air quality via smartphone. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Brushless Motor and Drive Package delivers up to 610 lb-in.

June 29, 2016

Available with 200 Watt (¼ hp) or 400 Watt (½ hp) motor, BMU Series features flat speed torque curve, compact design, and digital speed indicator. Motor rated at 200 W is available in 100-120 Vac input and existing 200-240 Vac input, while 400 W model produces approximately 40% more starting torque and provides 100% more continuous running torque. Offered in inch or metric geared output shafts, package includes 9.8 ft motor cable. Read More

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

Hosokawa Alpine Implements New Zone Temp Control, HMI to Boost Production on Blown Film Lines

June 28, 2016

Machine builder utilizes Siemens hardware, software and communications platform on lines up to 9 layers of co-extrusion; achieving <1ºF of temp variation Hosokawa Alpine American (Natick, Massachusetts) is a leading supplier of blown film extrusion systems to the North American plastics industry; with standard lines ranging from single-layer to 9-layer co-extrusion. The company recently... Read More