Controls & Controllers

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 Products & Equipment, 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, 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... 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

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, Laboratory and Research Supplies and 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 worldwide,... 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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... 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... Read More

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... 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 metal and... 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 rolled... Read More

Automatic ID, Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers

Biometric and Card Readers provide contactless access control.

June 28, 2016

Employing state-of-the-art fingerprint technology, MorphoAccess SIGMA Series Readers deliver quick user identification and advanced anti-fraud features. Units include color touchscreen and buzzer for advanced interactivity, can be used with any electronic device with Web access, and support Prox, iCLASS, MIFARE, MIFARE Plus, DESFire, and NFC cards. Suited for high-traffic, high-security... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

ABS Upgrades Studio, Control Rooms as Part of HD-SDI Upgrade For TVW

June 27, 2016

SEATAC, WA — With design and installation from professional video and audio systems integration firm Advanced Broadcast Solutions (ABS), TVW, the Washington Public Affairs Network, has converted its entire plant to HD-SDI to better serve its cable and online viewers. The $3.4 million project included an overhaul of three existing control rooms and master control, plus the addition of a fourth... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment

Wireless Burglary Control Panel supports up to 232 Z-Wave devices.

June 24, 2016

XTLplus™ includes all features needed for residential or small commercial applications, including Z-Wave Plus™, dual communication (Cellular and Wi-Fi®), and 48, 2-way, 900 MHz zones. While distributed wireless system makes it difficult for intruders to disable system, flexibility of core location maximizes performance. App used to control system from smartphone, tablet,... Read More