Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

PLCs offer J1939/NMEA2000 connectivity options.

April 9, 2015

In addition to supporting user-defined J1939 and NMEA2000 messages, P-Series PLC on a Chip™ based controllers enable data logging to SD Card in either binary or ASCII formats. Communication via CAN bus interfaces provides access to wide array of operational and control parameters for applications utilizing Tier IV diesel engines or marine equipment. When implemented in J1939 system, PGNs and SPNs may be utilized from built-in database. Read More

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

Turbidity Sensor performs laboratory-quality measurements.

April 9, 2015

Suitable for process water filtration and other industrial process turbidity conditions, Turbimax CUS52D measures turbidity from 0.000–4000 NTU with accuracy of 2% of measurement ±0.01 NTU at process temperatures from -4 to 185°F with detection limit of 0.0015 NTU. Sensor uses 90° light scattering principle in accordance with ISO 7027 standard. Available in immersion, flow cell, and inline versions, Turbimax CUS52D has hygienic design and operates at pressures up to 145 psi. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Electromechanical Motion System drives simulation.

April 8, 2015

Available with 1,500 and 2,700 kg payloads, Electromechanical Motion System offers lifelong lubrication and fully integrated compensation for necessary static load. Design protects cabling and enables essential electronics and computer to be integrated. Terminals for power supply and motion computer are provided standard, and optionally for I/O, USB, or thermo-elements. Utilizing certified safety components, platform simulates passenger vehicles, trucks, trains, heavy equipment, and aircraft. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Graphical Operator Interface Panels offer machine-level HMIs.

April 8, 2015

Powered by Windows Embedded Compact 7 RTOS, Graphical Operator Interface Panels provide PC-based control, diagnostics, and monitoring. With XAML technology, units work seamlessly with other devices such as sensors, tiny controls, and PLCs to optimize worker's productivity. Support for Wi-Fi, Ethernet, and USB enables users to deploy devices across corporate network, where they can help automate business processes and generate data that leads to greater insight. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Intelligent Interface supports foam-in-place system.

April 8, 2015

Engineered to empower users of IntelliPack SmartBagger FIP system, Maxwell provides personalized touchscreen to meet specific company objectives and virtually unlimited barcoding. Interface is capable of providing specific instructions regarding both material usage and bag placement for optimum protection. In addition to customization of access levels for operator, manager, and service techs, Maxell provides detailed material consumption reports and unlimited number of preset and page options. Read More

Mechanical Power Transmission, Controls & Controllers

AC Speed Control Motors generate up to 350 lb-in.

April 7, 2015

Combining motor and controller in single closed-loop package, DSC Series requires only single-phase 110/115 Vac or single-phase 220/230 Vac with output power of 6 W (1/125 hp) up to 90 W (1/8 hp). Electromagnetic brake with Deceleration Control Function is available to support vertical speed control applications. Motors come standard with parallel gear head, while programmable controllers include LED readout for monitoring and can control up to 20 axes. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments, Safety & Security Equipment, Communication Systems & Equipment

Access Control System features browser-based interface.

April 7, 2015

Designed for complete integration with ViconNet video management system, Vicon Access Control automatically links video with corresponding access control events. Controller architecture is built with single board, offering embedded Request to Exit Motion sensor, onboard communications, back-up battery support, and removable terminal blocks. Fully scalable, IP-based system is equally able to accommodate small and enterprise-scale installations. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Industrial HMIs support IoT applications.

April 1, 2015

Available in Premium, Standard, and Compact models, Industry 4.0 ready, Intelligent HMI Operator Interface Solutions provide Smart Factories integrated, open, control and monitoring systems. Touch panels provide PC-based automation using standard Ethernet and TCP/IP for HMI/SCADA and IT/OT integration. Units have web-enabled HMI with HTML5-compliant web browsers, maintenance-free illumination system, and modular designed, field-replaceable front display and box PC. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Digital DC/DC Controller powers FPGAs, ASICs, and processors.

April 1, 2015

Providing 0.6–5.5 V output, Model PV3105 is designed for key rails that demand precision output voltage regulation and tight control during transient conditions. Device includes Auto-Control® real-time adaptive loop compensation and 0–20 mΩ programmable load-line feature. Housed in 4 x 4 mm QFN package, RoHS-compliant controller provides up to 1.25 MHz switching frequency, implements digital loop techniques to minimize output voltage setting time, and operates with all FET power stages. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Software

Motion Control Products improve performance of automation systems.

April 1, 2015

Able to utilize MECHATROLINK-III motion network and utilize its cycle time and network connectivity, MP3300iec machine controller makes automated equipment more responsive by boosting processing speed and memory capacity. MotionWorks IEC v3 software fosters effective automation programming via support for PLCopen Part 4, built-in cam editor, HMI tagging tool, and logic analyzer. As remote I/O solution, VIPA SLIO system accelerates and facilitates addition of power and signal capability. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Welding Equipment & Supplies

Laser Welding Systems feature consistent endpoint control.

March 27, 2015

Used to control operation of LASERDYNE 795 and LASERDYNE 430BD multi-axis laser systems, LASERDYNE S94P includes SmartRamp™ feature which provides consistent endpoint control during laser welding. SmartRamp controls laser parameters in conjunction with motion of beam, producing uniform weld penetration along entire length of weld while eliminating visible endpoints, potential stress-risers, and leak points. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Two-Speed Fan Drive suits off-highway truck applications.

March 27, 2015

Featuring modular design, DuroSpeed™ Fan Drive delivers reliable cooling for severe operating and vocational truck applications such as construction vehicles and municipal trucks. Pneumatically actuated drive has high disengaged fan speed to prevent engine temperatures from rising too quickly. Because fan drive engages and disengages less often, clutch life increases, noise decreases, and dust buildup in radiator is minimized. Drive has no spinning air connections to wear, inspect, or service. Read More

Controls & Controllers

PID Controllers monitor multiple applications on one display.

March 26, 2015

By inserting field-installable FlexCard™ modules, users can populate PAX®2C Proportional-Integral-Derivative Controllers in more than 150 configurations to monitor and control multiple application processes on single display. Process Input/Remote Setpoint Cards support input of 0/4–20 mA to enable cascade control loops where tighter control is required. Providing heater current input, Heater Current Monitor Cards can signal when heater or heater control devices have failed before damage occurs. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software, Computer Hardware & Peripherals

Network Access Control System secures critical infrastructure.

March 25, 2015

Offering scalable, proactive network security solution that sits inline within network, EdgeWall uses proprietary artificial intelligence technology to continuously monitor traffic, detect threats, and proactively prevent them from affecting endpoints within network. Appliance does this in real-time with no impediment to other network traffic. EdgeWall also provides advanced real-time network traffic visualization that shows how network traffic is flowing and what threats are being dealt with. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Electrical Equipment & Systems, Robotics

Indicators and Pick-to-Light Sensors use Modbus RTU protocol.

March 25, 2015

Comprising multicolor indicators and pick-to-light sensors, K50 Modbus Series enables flexible communication and simplified setup of single device or multi-point applications. Multicolor indicators come in standard dome, daylight visible, beacon (perimeter), and beacon (perimeter and center) with configurable flashing and strobe options. For error-proofing and parts-verification applications, pick-to-light sensors have illuminated dome and come in polarized retro-reflective or fixed-field models. Read More

Software, Controls & Controllers, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Test & Measuring Instruments

Daughter Card facilitates digital power control design. .

March 24, 2015

Available for C2000™ Piccolo™ TMS320F28069M LaunchPad development kit, Digital Power BoosterPack helps users understand digital power development using real-time control architecture of TI's C2000 microcontrollers. Operating on 18 W, BoosterPack integrates TI's CSD87588N NexFET™ power block, LM5109B and UCC27424 FET drivers, and OPA353 op amp, all within small form factor. BoosterPack is supported by collection of graphical software tools in powerSUITE to further ease development. Read More

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

Power Management ICs feature 6 DC/DC regulators.

March 24, 2015

Available in 4.5 x 4.5 mm FQFN package, MIC7400/MIC7401 Series combines 5 independent 3 A synchronous buck converters, independent 200 mA non-synchronous boost converter, and numerous programmable features. Devices operate from 2.4–5.5 V input and provide output of 0.8–3.3 V for buck regulators with 1.5% output accuracy over line/load and temperature. Configurable via I2C interface and internal EEPROM, PMICs are suited for SSDs as well as smart-home and IoT devices. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Single-Axis AC Drive leverages adaptive technology.

March 23, 2015

Offering power ratings from 1/6–40 hp at 480 Vac in 5 frame sizes, Sinamics V20 offers built-in display, demand-driven regulation of motor speed, and pre-built connection and application macros. Basic Operator Panel facilitates commissioning and operation on-site, universal serial interfaces facilitate connection to Simatic PLCs, and Modbus interface allows communication with third-party controls. Parameters optimized for one application can be transferred to other drive units using SD cards. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Conductivity Controllers offer online monitoring.

March 23, 2015

Providing online monitoring of industrial process conductivity, CDTX-111/CDTX-112 Series offers measurement range of 0–18 MΩ. CE-compliant panel instruments feature linearized data, automatic temperature compensation, maintenance-free cells, and selectable zero and span analog output. Housed in IP54-rated enclosure with temperature range of 14–131°F, controllers are suited for measurement and control of conductivity in water, electronics, chemical, and manufacturing processes. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Temperature and Process Controllers offer 20 samples/sec.

March 20, 2015

Equipped with 3-color, 9-segment LED display, PLATINUM™ Series offers full autotune PID with fuzzy Logic Adaptive Control, up to 99 chainable Ramp Soak programs, and built-in excitation firmware selectable at 5, 10, 12, and 24 V. Microprocessor-based units also have universal inputs for thermocouples, RTDs, thermistors, bidirectional and process voltage, and process current. Offering 2 or 3 programmable outputs, series is suited for laboratory, factory automation, and chemical industries. Read More