Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Sensors Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

HEIDENHAIN to Showcase Motion Control Influence at IMTS

June 17, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – From HEIDENHAIN, the international leader in precision measurement components and systems, comes an opportunity to view not only its newest motion control breakthroughs to the world at the upcoming International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) 2016 show this Fall (Booth #E-5226 / Quality Pavilion), but also see highlights from two of its many internationally-owned... Read More

Controls & Controllers

DVI Awarded Patent for Volt/VAR Optimization

June 17, 2016

- Volt/VAR control methodology expands on previous voltage conservation patent - Patent expands DVI's reach into integrated distributed generation, storage, photovoltaic, microgrids RICHMOND, Va. - Dominion Voltage, Inc. (DVI), a grid optimization subsidiary of Dominion Resources, Inc. (NYSE: D), today announced that it was recently awarded a patent related to its proprietary Volt/VAR... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Hybrid Drives suit commercial and industrial applications.

June 16, 2016

Part of ACCU-Series™ line of variable speed and inverter duty products, U.S. MOTORS® brand Hybrid Drives™ are off-the-shelf digital AC drives that typically require no programming or commissioning, and can be up and running in 10 minutes. Units are rated 1–10 hp and come with analog interface. Available as IP20, NEMA 1/IP20 and 50, and NEMA 4X/IP65, drives can be equipped with basic... Read More

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

B&D Technologies Adds IMO Automation as a New Vendor

June 16, 2016

This partnership expands BD Technologies’ solar product offering and provides customers with access to a leading global innovator. Macon, GA – B&D Technologies has partnered with IMO Automation to bring solar and automation controls to its product line offering. IMO Automation is at the forefront of control component technology specifically developed for the renewable energy market. Its... Read More

Controls & Controllers

AIS's Industrial Panel PCs with Modular Design Platforms Include a Wide Range of Embedded PCs and Touch Displays Solutions for Automation and Control Systems Applications

June 15, 2016

AIS’s Modular Panel PCs Offer Customers Flexibility, Scalability and Customization with their Choice of Intel® Core™ i7 and Atom™ based IPCs, and 12.0” to 24.0” Monitor Components for both HMI and SCADA Applications IRVINE, CALIFORNIA – American Industrial Systems, Inc. (AIS) an innovator, designer and manufacturer of Human Machine Interface (HMI) Touch Panels, Operator Interface... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Future Electronics Promotes Infineon's XMC4500 Microcontroller Series for Industrial Applications

June 15, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components founded in 1968 by Robert Miller, recently announced immediate shipping availability of Infineon's XMC4500 microcontroller series for industrial applications. XMC4500 combines Infineon's leading-edge peripheral set with an industry-standard ARM® Cortex®-M4 core, resulting in a power... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Brewer Science Featuring DataStream(TM) Technology at 2016 UGIM Symposium

June 15, 2016

Salt Lake City, UT – Brewer Science invites you to join us June 12 -15 at the 2016 University, Government, Industry, Micro/nano (UGIM) Symposium in Salt Lake City, UT, as we showcase our DataStream™ Technology and Cee® Apogee™ processing equipment. UGIM provides an opportunity for leading educators, and researchers from universities, government, and industry located worldwide to promote,... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Emerson Honored by Frost & Sullivan for Driving Customer Success in Capital Projects

June 15, 2016

AUSTIN, TEXAS – Emerson Process Management has earned Frost Sullivan’s 2016 Growth Excellence Leadership Award for its portfolio of best practice technologies and services, which together are transforming how capital projects are executed. Through its Project Certainty initiative, Emerson is helping to deliver some of the most complex capital projects in the process industry on time and... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Pendant Controller provides analog voltage or USB output.

June 14, 2016

Accommodating TS Series miniature proportional joystick, PC Series is suited for controlling unmanned vehicles, robotics, and other remote controlled applications. Game-style handheld unit is molded with high-impact, glass filled nylon and features modular design, enabling OEMs to configure as needed. Standard units can be specified with miniature Hall effect joysticks, snap action pushbuttons,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

High Power Modular Drives minimize necessary component count.

June 14, 2016

Unidrive M and Powerdrive F300 variable speed drives, both available in frame size 11, provide flexible method of building compact, reliable, high-power solutions. When paralleled together, Unidrive M can control asynchronous and permanent magnet motors in systems up to 2.8 MW (4,200 hp). Frame 11, as 250 kW (400 hp) module, lets system builders to create high power solutions with minimal... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Material Handling & Storage, Services

Manufacturer Vision Plastics Turns to IQMS ERP Software to Automate Operations

June 14, 2016

Vision Plastics, Inc. invests in IQMS ERP system to strengthen operational efficiency and inventory management in its ISO 9001:2008 quality-certified manufacturing facility PASO ROBLES, Calif. - IQMS, a leading manufacturing ERP software and manufacturing execution system (MES) authority, today announced that custom injection molder Vision Plastics, Inc. has selected IQMS to optimize its... Read More

Controls & Controllers

FICO Decision Management Suite Rolls Out Across Shell's Chemical Plants

June 14, 2016

SAN JOSE, Calif. -     --  FICO® Decision Management Suite helps design and maintain advanced         control strategies that improve plant safety and profitability.     --  Advanced optimization capabilities increase the reliability of the         decisions.     --  Real-time optimization calculates the best action... Read More

Architectural and Civil Engineering Products, Controls & Controllers, Safety & Security Equipment

DMP XR550 with 96 Doors of Access Control Wins ESX 2016 Award

June 13, 2016

ESX 2016 Innovation Award Winner Fort Worth, TX, June 8th, 2016: As announced at the 2016 ESX Innovation Awards, the DMP XR550 with its expanded Access Control capability wins the 2016 Innovation Award for best of Controllers: Stand-alone, Networked, or Appliance-based systems. The XR550’s 96 doors capability was created to allow the already powerful commercial control panel the... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Galaxy Control Systems Demonstrates Advanced Capabilities and Integrations of System Galaxy Software at ESX 2016

June 13, 2016

Access Control and Management Solution Delivers Greater Control of Systems, Enhanced Situational Awareness and Stronger Overall Security Fort Worth, TX – Galaxy Control Systems, a leading provider of integrated access control and security solutions, is highlighting the many advanced features of its popular System Galaxy Software here at ESX 2016. Among the capabilities the company is... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Digital Dynamics Announces LabVIEW Support for SuperIOr® Controllers

June 13, 2016

SCOTTS VALLEY, CA - Digital Dynamics, Inc. (DDI), in partnership with AltaStream Control Systems, Inc., has announced the addition of SuperIOr Controller device drivers to interface with the LabVIEW® graphical programming measurement and simulation software. LabVIEW (short for Laboratory Virtual Instrument Engineering Workbench) is a system-design platform and development environment for a... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motor Controller Redesign for a Leading Pump Manufacturer

June 10, 2016

Challenge Epec was approached by a leading pump manufacturer to redesign a pump motor controller. The company produces pumps that serve the Chemical, Industrial, Food, Beverage, Biotech, Pharmaceutical, and Automotive industries. They were experiencing pump failures where the motor controller was overheating and damaging the pump motor. The manufacturer did not have any technical data regarding... Read More

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

Rigid-Flex Power Distribution Control Circuits Application

June 10, 2016

Challenge A contract manufacturing company needed help improving the quality and supply chain reliability of rigid-flex circuits for a power distribution control circuit application. The product had been in production already, but had issues with circuit failure. The existing rigid-flex circuit design also did not meet IPC standards for materials and construction. A solution was needed that... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

Large Touch Displays support precision stylus, object rejection.

June 9, 2016

As optically-bonded, 84 in. 4K interactive display, 84-inch SANTE ProTouch module features fine-tip stylus capability and anti-glare cover glass. Optical bonding, without any visible lines on screen, promotes optical clarity and display contrast. As projected capacitive solutions available for 32–84 in. touchscreen applications, SANTE ProTouch modules also offer object and water rejection... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Self-Protected Motor Controllers protect multi-motor applications.

June 8, 2016

Series KTV7 combination motor controllers are intended for use with VFDs featuring output frequency of 400 Hz or less in multi-motor installations for such industries as food and beverage, material handling, and factory automation. With fixed magnetic trip and interruption ratings available up to 65KaIC at 400 and 480 V, these current limiting devices provide disconnect function for motor branch... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Transportation Industry Products

AGC Control Platform does not require reflectors or markers.

June 8, 2016

Compatible with all AGV types, NDC8 platform consists of navigation, hardware, and software components. This complete and scalable system, via its natural navigation capability, eliminates need for reflectors or markers to existing environment and offers OEMs as well as integrators freedom to arrange and rearrange way AGVs move in warehouse or factory. Multi-navigation support is useful when... Read More