Controls & Controllers

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

8-Bit AVR MCU comes with 4 KB to 8 KB flash memory.

November 13, 2016

Featuring Core Independent Peripherals and supported by Atmel START tool, 4 devices of 8-bit AVR MCUs have 14 to 24 pins and 4 KB to 8 KB flash memory. Device includes PTC, programmable logic blocks, non-volatile data storage, 20MHz internal oscillator, high-speed serial communication with USART working with operating voltages from 1.8V to 5.5V, 10-bit ADC with internal voltage and sleep currents at < 100 nA in power down mode with SRAM retention.

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Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

6-phase Bidirectional PWM Controller housed in TQFP package.

November 13, 2016

Designed for buck and boost power conversions between 12V and 48V automotive buses, 6-phase Bidirectional PWM Controller delivers up to 3.75kW. Unit maximizes system efficiency by adding or dropping phases as per load requirements. Unit manages abrupt change in power conversion direction by regulating voltage and current. Features master/slave design supporting up to 4 ICs in parallel, current balancing and limiting and digital programmable warning.

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

Hirschmanns MCS camera indicator is shock resistant.

November 13, 2016

Including 4.3” or 7” color graphic console, 12’ power harness, camera, magnetic camera mount, Camera indicator is shock resistant with IP68 / IP69k protection class rating. Compatible with Hirschmann’s 4.3” and 7” color graphic vSCALE consoles, unit offers option of horizontal or vertical camera orientation. Allowing operator to have constant visual of any situation, unit is suitable in lifting applications like monitoring and control systems.

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Controls & Controllers

RMC200 Closed-Loop Electro-Hydraulic Motion Controller offers up to 32 motion axes.

November 11, 2016

Offering up to 32 motion axes, RMC200 Closed-Loop Electro-Hydraulic Motion Controller minimizes operation time, and delivers flexibility with programmable “Feature Key”, which enables number of control loops as needed by operator. Including RMCTools software, graphical programming interface along with Tuning Wizard to automate the process of setting control loop gains. RMC200 boasts of built-in support for controlling pressure as well as acceleration.

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Controls & Controllers

EXCaliber Series Thermostats offer IP66 and Type 4 rating.

November 11, 2016

Available in Bi-metal (BTX) and Electronic (XET) configurations, EXCaliber Series Thermostats are designed to be used with heating or cooling equipment in hazardous locations. Explosion- proof and air sensitive, these thermostats are certified to Canadian and American Division and Zone system standards (cCSAus) and include an easily adjustable and lockable dial.

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Controls & Controllers

Winter Floor Protector

November 11, 2016

Floors take a beating during the winter months because of all the ice melt and salt used on outdoor walkways. To protect floors, Avmor has developed EP88 CAPRICE Neutralizer and Salt remover.

EP88 CAPRICE neutralizes alkaline residues and removes salt and calcium deposits on most floor surfaces, even industrial carpeting. It can even be used to neutralize any residue left by chemical...Read More

Controls & Controllers

Sielox Continues Growth and Expansion with Strong 2016

November 9, 2016

Runnemede, NJ (November 3, 2016) With strong performance in the first three quarters of 2016 and a positive outlook for Q4, Sielox continues its rapid growth and expansion, driven by increased adoption of its award-winning Sielox Class Crisis Lockdown Alert Status System (CLASS), industry-leading Pinnacle Access Control software suite, and recently upgraded 1700 Controller that uniquely...Read More

Controls & Controllers

Pegasus+ Pressure Controllers Cut Utilitys Weekly Water Costs by Over 30 Percent

November 9, 2016

Milford, OH (November 2, 2016) –Using the Pegasus+ pressure control system from conservation specialist HWM (known as FCS in the United States), Bournemouth Water municipal water supplier (Bournemouth, U.K.) achieved significant cost savings on repairs, leakage and production costs.

Bournemouth Water supplies drinking water to nearly 500,000 people in southwest England. Historically,...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices, Services

PIC32 prototyping boards offer 200 pre-tested application project codes.

November 9, 2016

Available in two models PIC32MX and PIC32MZ, PIC32 prototyping Boards offers peripherals, user interface and expansion options and are designed for developing 32-bit applications. With 200 MHz PIC32 microcontroller (MCU) and integrated Wi-Fi® module in PIC32MZ, unit is ideal for designing Internet of Things (IoT) and connectivity applications. Providing 120 MHz MCU in PIC32MX, unit offers USB connection and ideal for audio and Bluetooth applications.

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Controls & Controllers, Electronic Components & Devices

DIN-Rail PL-8097 Network System presents four 802.3 af PoE+ GbE ports.

November 8, 2016

Suitable for rugged use in industrial automation, transportation and applications that require PoE/PoE+, PL-80970 series include models, PL-8097A based on Intel® 6th Gen i3-6100U SoC and PL-8097B based on Intel® 6th Gen i7-6600U SoC, each of which, enables communications via four easily accessible mini PCIe slots and SIM card slots. With operating range of -40 to 70°C, system features strong anti-vibration design, on-board GPS, and G sensor.

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Controls & Controllers

PWM Controllers come with PowerNavigator GUI control and monitoring.

November 7, 2016

Available in ISL681xx and ISL691xx series configuration, Digital Multiphase PWM Controllers feature autonomous auto phase dropping with adjustable current thresholds. Enabled with proprietary digital control scheme with patented synthetic current control, controllers track each phase current with zero latency. Combined with ISL99227 smart power stage, scalable from 10A to 450A, units can provide seven phases in any combination across two outputs.

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Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Plastic Cam Followers replace metal cam followers.

October 31, 2016

Combining stainless steel shaft and plastic-composite roller, Series S7NSRY provides maintenance-free alternative to metal designs. These plastic cam followers, which transmit motion in high-speed and light-duty machines in medical, packaging, and semi-conductor equipment, are lube-free and run quiet due to shock and vibration absorbing capabilities. Sizes range from 5/8–2 ½ in. OD, and other materials as well as customized design options are available. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Unidrive M600 Boosts Sugarcane Delivery at Thai Plant

October 28, 2016

A Control Techniques Unidrive M600 variable speed drive is helping a major sugar plant in Thailand to guarantee the efficient delivery of sugarcane between processes.First established in 1946, Mitr Phol Sugar Corp is the largest sugar producer in Thailand today, the biggest in Asia and the world’s fourth largest, producing 2 million tons of sugar a year from its various plants. To help produce...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Welding Equipment & Supplies

APEX 30M Wire Feeder comes with digital controls.

October 28, 2016

Controlling and monitoring processes for consistency and logging data for reporting and archiving needs, APEX 30M controller/wire feeder can be combined with HELIX® M85 orbital weld head and Power Wave® S series welder to create versatile solutions. Eliminating additional equipment, like cranes and fixtures, feeder simplifies cable management and can be located 100 feet above welding power source. Applications include power generation and construction. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Aerospace Power Core Module offers optimized power density.

October 28, 2016

Supporting extensive modeling, simulation and analysis, Aerospace PCM module optimizes weight and functionality. Providing various data communication bus options, device features partial discharge validation. Enabling high level of integration, unit offers power options, starting at 5kVA. Controlling electrical motors used in applications such as primary flight control and actuation, device is designed for harsh environments. Read More

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

Emerson Launches New Plantweb(TM) Digital Ecosystem

October 27, 2016

Pervasive Sensing™, Secure First Mile™, Connected Services and new software bring the most comprehensive Industrial Internet of Things Portfolio to industry AUSTIN, TEXAS - Leveraging decades of digital automation expertise, Emerson (NYSE: EMR) today introduces the expanded Plantweb digital ecosystem, a scalable portfolio of standards-based hardware, software, intelligent devices and...Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Servo Motor/Drive/Controller supports single-axis applications.

October 27, 2016

Creating space-saving, integrated servo motor/drive/controller electric actuator solution for single-axis applications, ACSI is suitable for replacing pneumatic cylinders and automating other axes of motion. IP65-rated unit creates linear motion in desired units (mm or inch) via USB or Ethernet port. Available in NEMA 23 and 34 sizes, ACSI features variety of operating modes, such as digital I/O index moves, analog position (0-10 Vdc or 4-20 mA), ODVA™ conformant EtherNet/IP™, and Modbus TCP. Read More

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

RGB Controllers facilitate LED lighting color adjustment.

October 27, 2016

RGB controllers enable users to change Red Green Blue (RGB) LED color scheme. Options include LT-09S-RF Controller & Dimmer with handheld RF Touch Color Remote as well as DMX controllers featuring up to 1,024 DMX output channels and capacity with which to store 500 scenes across 10 zones and generate >16,000,000 possibilities with computer software and mobile apps. These products can control dynamic lighting inside residences, commercial/retail spaces, offices, and landmarks. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Entergy Selects Honeywell for Advanced Meter Installation

October 26, 2016

-- Project includes up to 2.9 million integrated advanced meters to improve electricity service and delivery across four states -- New technologies will help Entergy operating companies more quickly and accurately detect and resolve customer outages. MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20, 2016 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced an advanced meter project with Entergy Services, Inc. valued at up to...Read More

Controls & Controllers

EtherCAT Slave Module enables precise laser micro-machining.

October 25, 2016

Enabling direct control of any laser source, LCMv2 Series EtherCAT slave module features a universal electrical interface. Designed for processing or machining applications, EtherCAT includes a high speed laser control signal output, a dedicated safety interlock input, fault input, enable output, and 8/8 general purpose digital I/Os. Module is fully configured and commanded by any of ACS' line of SPiiPlus motion controllers. Read More