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Controls & Controllers

Motor Control Center features modular design.

August 21, 2015

Based on flexible, reusable enclosure, G-Flex MCC is designed for Form 4 motor control and power distribution applications. Adjustable internal layout within fully welded external structure allows modules to be rapidly reconfigured. Common changes to design specifications can be accommodated during construction and commissioning stages. With standard module sizes of 225 and 300 mm, tiers can be configured in multiples of these sizes from single full size module up to 8 standard units. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Software, Transportation Industry Products

MAHLE Introduces New Test Equipment at Auto Testing Expo

October 28, 2014

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. – MAHLE Powertrain's exhibit at this year's Automotive Testing Expo North America will include new manufacturing test equipment and a diagnostic tester for use by auto dealers. Also on display from MAHLE's Engineering Services Division will be a single-cylinder research engine, the company's Turbulent Jet Ignition (TJI) combustion system and the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software, Test & Measuring Instruments

Cadence to Showcase Automotive Application Solutions at SAE 2014 Convergence Conference and Exhibition

October 22, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced it plans to showcase its intellectual property (IP) and system design and verification tools for designing systems on chip (SoCs) for automotive applications at the SAE 2014 Convergence Conference and Exhibition. The event is being held from October 21-22, 2014, in... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Transportation Industry Products

Symtavision and Lauterbach Collaborate on Joint Workflow for Automotive ECU Development

February 28, 2014

Workflow speeds up system design, reduces refinement iterations and minimizes the effort for future software extensions Braunschweig, Germany — Symtavision, the global leader for timing design and timing verification for embedded real-time systems, and Lauterbach, the leading manufacturer of microprocessor development tools, have created a joint workflow for the development of automotive... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Services, Transportation Industry Products

Record Breaking Raymarine

November 15, 2013

Raymarine, leading marine electronics manufacturer, has made history this week following an announcement that it is the first company to ever receive four METS DAME Award nominations. Considered to be the most prestigious design competition for new marine equipment and accessories in the world, the DAME Awards recognise excellence and innovation in design. From the 115 products entered for... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motor Control Centers improve uptime and safety.

May 28, 2013

XT motor control center (MCC) utilizes 24 Vdc control power for commercial, industrial, and OEM applications. Along with optional communications and arc preventative FlashGard® technology, solution is designed to support improved uptime and safety with power control. Communications-enabled versions let customers configure, control, and monitor their systems, enabling problems to be addressed before they cause downtime or excessive energy waste. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Face Drivers and Centers from LMC Workholding

April 19, 2013

LMC Workholding is no longer partnering with Neidlein Spannzeuge GmbH for the production of face drivers and centers.  The partnership between the two companies ended in 2012.  LMC has decided to enter into a partnership with Tecnologie FRB and is now producing its next generation of patented face drivers and live centers.  "It was difficult to end a 20-year relationship with Neidlein.  We... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Automatic Start/Stop helps diesel engines conserve fuel.

April 4, 2013

Automatic start/stop option for Volvo Penta industrial diesel engines can achieve fuel savings of 5% or more by switching engine off when idling and consequently helps reduce emissions and noise. When machine's engine idles, this option turns engine off after pre-set time (usually 5–10 sec). Engine starts immediately when driver activates any of machine's controls, and work can continue. Start/stop capability can be deactivated or reactivated as needed. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motor Control Centers feature embedded EtherNet/IP capabilities.

December 3, 2012

With features of integrated EtherNet/IP network, medium-voltage CENTERLINE Motor Control Centers provide seamless information exchange between plant-floor and business-level systems. Premier Integration lets users configure and commission MCC with Rockwell Software Studio 5000, helping to eliminate errors associated with redundant programming. By allowing users to access information remotely, Ethernet connection lets personnel safely monitor, troubleshoot, and diagnose MCC. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motor Control Center addresses causes of arc flash incidents.

September 7, 2012

MNS-MCC Low Voltage Motor Control Center offers plug-in type, withdrawable type, and full height unit technology, with up to 4,000 A horizontal bus and 1,600 A vertical bus. Meeting UL 845, CSA C22.2, and IBC-2006 standards, design is available in unit types that include starters, softstarters, VFDs, as well as mains and feeder breakers. Ability to remove unit - with door closed and without any tools or disconnecting any wires - encourages work to be performed outside arc flash boundary. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Textile Industry Products

Montalvo Provides Sheeter Upgrades; Helps Set World Record

January 12, 2012

Gorham, Maine - The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, offers web control upgrades for sheeters. <4444>One of those upgrades resulted in a Montalvo customer who set a world record for an eight-pocket sheeter of 399 tons per day. <4444>The Montalvo retrofit consisted of Montalvo load cell-based X-3000 Series tension controllers, Montalvo V-510... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

M/A-COM Technology Solutions Unveils Map and Positioning Engine Module with NAVTEQ

October 27, 2011

Agreement enables predictive road attribute data to enhance Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)<4444>Lowell, MA - M/A-COM Technology Solutions Inc. (M/A-COM Tech), a leading supplier of high performance analog semiconductor solutions, has collaborated with NAVTEQ to create the industry's first commercial Map and Positioning Engine (MPE) module. This solution will provide vehicle control... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Diesel Hydraulic Control from Rexroth Combines Diesel Engine and Hydraulics Control

May 31, 2011

Dream combination: Higher dynamics at lower engine speeds<4444>High dynamic response of the travel drive and implement hydraulics on mobile work equipment even at reduced diesel engine speeds and for TIER 4 final engines: This is the goal Rexroth has achieved with their electronic BODAS system solution called "Diesel Hydraulic Control". Developed together with the diesel engine specialists from... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Transportation Industry Products, Green & Clean

Bosch Supplies Engine Technology on 8 of Ward's 10 Best Engines

January 24, 2011

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich. --<4444>-- The Volkswagen Jetta TDI returns for the third consecutive year, contains Bosch clean diesel technologies -- Seven winning engines contain Bosch gasoline system technology -- Bosch diesel technology highlighted on Ward's Diesel Shootout Winner<4444>Bosch supplies advanced technology to eight of the Ward's 10 Best Engines of 2011, including engine management... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Controller/Monitor Combination protects industrial engines.

May 28, 2010

To facilitate industrial engine control/monitoring, IEM-2020 Industrial Engine Module provides engine protection, metering, and J1939 communications from one package. BESTCOMSPlus, also included, offers programming and setup software for remote control and monitoring as well as programmable logic and USB communications. Supplied in ruggedized and fully potted design, module provides 16 programmable contact inputs, 7 contact outputs, and 8 optional programmable 2 Adc contacts. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Transportation Industry Products

Scalable Kit facilitates tractor management.

July 31, 2009

Designed to help increase functionality and comfort of tractor, scalable kit satisfies all requirements of integrated tractor management. It includes electronic control units (ECUs), application software, electronic joysticks, displays, and range of valves. Able to electronically reproduce required tractor functions, kit is characterized as high performance due to 32-bit TriCore technology and 150 MHz clock frequency. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Motor Control Center protects against arc flash hazards.

January 7, 2009

Engineered to IEC 60439-1 and IEC 60529 standards, CENTERLINE 2500 features ArcShield option to protect against internal electrical arcs, and can withstand arcing durations up to 300 ms. ArcShield provides pressure relief system that exhausts gases through top of enclosure, away from personnel, without front ventilation. Offering 3- and 4-pole bus bar power systems, center includes variable speed drives, soft starters, electronic overload relays, and built-in DeviceNet network. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

I/O Module features 18 digital inputs and CAN output.

July 9, 2008

Operating on 12 V or 24 Vdc input, Model AX030300 features IP67 packaging and connectors for harsh environments. Ten digital inputs are user-selectable as active high/active low, while 8 digital inputs are user-selectable as active high/active low, disable input, PWM signal, pulse, or counter. Equipped with Windows-based Electronic Assistant(TM) for configuration, saving, and writing settings, AX030300 is suited for engine controls for power generation, co-generation, and stationary power. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Engine Panels utilize J1939 CANbus protocol.

December 14, 2007

Housed in NEMA 4X polycarbonate enclosure with clear lockable door, CANplus 600 provides quad-gauge viewing with choice of up to 16 gauge readings. It includes heavy-duty IP64 key switch and IP67 rocker type throttle switch. Providing universal automatic start/stop platform for electronically and mechanically governed engines, CANplus 750 offers same features as CANplus 600 with additional options. Built-in wireless telemetry communication via Messenger module enables remote engine monitoring. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Explosives, Armaments & Weaponry, Mechanical Power Transmission, Services, Transportation Industry Products

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Space Shuttle Main Engines Help Unite Countries in Space

November 29, 2007

CANOGA PARK, Calif., Oct. 23 / - Three Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Space Shuttle Main Engines powered the launch of Space Shuttle Discovery from NASA's Kennedy Space Center today on Mission STS-120 to the International Space Station. STS-120 is the 23rd mission to the International Space Station (ISS) delivering the Harmony module which will enable the Japanese and European laboratories to be... Read More