Machine Controls & Controllers

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Clean Air Products Air Showers with New Touchscreen Interface Easily Controls Cycle Time

September 29, 2016

Superior air flow volume and velocity, as well as durable construction, ensure years of efficient, maintenance-free operation. MINNEAPOLIS - Clean Air Products standard-profile, straight-through air showers (model CAP701KD-ST) feature new touchscreen controls (HMI interface) that make it easier to control cycle times and facilitate program changes. The touchscreen displays a visual... Read More

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

Touchscreen LCD Monitor provides 300 nits brightness.

September 22, 2016

Featuring open-frame design with 2 mm thick metal tray and ventilation slots for heat dissipation, 10.1 in. Model LWT-101O targets medical, pharmaceutical, and consumer self-serve fields. Viewing angles of 160°, both left to right and top to bottom, enable more than one person to see screen at one time. Monitor is available with resistive or 5-point projected capacitive touch technology, both of which are supported by Linux, Mac, and Windows and can be used with medical gloves. Read More

Controls & Controllers

CNC Hardware/Software Solution enhances milling machines.

September 21, 2016

As complete package for CNC milling machine manufacturers and control retrofitters, NUMmill includes CNC hardware and software that provide scalability as well as intuitive, conversational style UI. This CNC milling machine control solution offers canned cycles suite with 3D simulation for pre-process verification as well as functions for material removal of basic pockets. Based on Flexium+ modular CNC platform, NUMmill is typically configured with 3 or 4 linear axes and one rotary axis. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

AXYZ International to Exhibit at IMTS 2016

September 14, 2016

BURLINGTON, Ontario, Sept. 8, 2016 - AXYZ International, a global leader in manufacturing CNC router and knife cutting systems, will be exhibiting its Pacer Series CNC router and other specially selected products at the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) from September 12-17 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. "The Pacer is our machine brand specifically designed for... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak Smooth Technology Empowers Manufacturers

September 9, 2016

Dynamic manufacturing platform will feature several new industry-leading solutions at IMTS FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak continues to expand its SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY platform with more new and innovative solutions that keep today’s manufacturers productive, efficient, competitive and at the forefront of innovation. Unique to the industry, Mazak’s SMOOTH TECHNOLOGY is a platform that spans the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

The Sercos User Groups Will Present Two multi-vendor Demos at the Industrial Automation North America (IANA) Show, Sept. 12-17, 2016 in Chicago

September 7, 2016

Sercos will present two multi-vendor interoperability demos plus other products from member companies at IANA in booth E-4448 in the McCormick East Building. The systems demonstrate that Sercos has the functionality and performance to operate synchronized motion, I/O and safety while allowing full TCP/IP communication with each device over a single Ethernet ring. Since 1988, Sercos'... Read More

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

Ethernet-Based DIO/Control Interface works with Total Vu(TM) HMI.

September 2, 2016

Offering isolated switch inputs, Form C relay outputs, encoder input, and timer-controlled Form A relay outputs, Net I/O provides process monitoring, control, and reporting platform for 100% Ethernet-based users of Total Vu™ HMI monitoring and control software. All I/O of this Ethernet-based DIO and control interface add-on is packaged in one enclosure, and all connections use detachable screw terminals for facilitated installation. Solution works with any PC form factor. Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Robotics

HMI Computer features fanless, ventless design.

August 31, 2016

Pre-loaded with Xpress 4.1 runtime and development software, XT Xpress™ PowerStation features 1.83 GHz quad core processor and 4 GB DDR3L RAM. Unit offers unlimited tags and screens, real-time trending, and historical alarm tools. Equipped with dual-LAN, multiple USB, and configurable RS232/422/485 ports, Xpress enables remote viewing, controlling, and editing of HMI from browser. Remote capability can be extended to Android and iOS devices by downloading RemoteMgr app. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Laboratory and Research Supplies & Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

HEIDENHAIN to Offer Daily Motion Control Presentations at IMTS Booth -See Schedule Online Here - http://www.heidenhain.us/wp-content/uploads/TakeTen.pdf

August 30, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Bringing its international expertise in the area of motion control to the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago’s McCormick Place (Sept. 12 – 17), HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION will offer five different concise presentations covering the latest in manufacturing technology at their booth (#E-5226) each day of the show.  Each presentation will last a... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Hardy Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Industry's First Rockwell PLC Weighing Modules

August 10, 2016

SAN DIEGO, CA – Hardy Process Solutions (www.hardysolutions.com) is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its breakthrough process weighing PLC Plug-in modules. Hardy was the first weighing company to engineer and manufacture PLC Plug-In Weight modules, which are used in applications including: batching/blending, filling/dispensing, check weighing,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

APLEX to Participate in NIWeek 2016

July 28, 2016

Launches New Technologies to Enhance Devices for Industrial Applications Santa Clara, CA – APLEX Technology today announced its participation in the 22nd annual NIWeek, where more than 3,200 innovators representing a wide spectrum of industries come to learn about the latest technologies for software-defined systems in test, measurement and control. NIWeek 2016 takes place August 1-4 at the... Read More

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

Pull Cable Tension Monitor helps prevent errors for contractors.

July 19, 2016

Preventing cable overstretch that can lead to faulty cable installation, touchscreen-operated G-Series Smart Pull produces physical, visual, and audible alerts to let contractors know when pulling force of cable exceeds 80% of manufacturer recommendations. Second alert is given when pulling force has met 100% of tension limit (10,000 lb max). Stored directly in 128 MB onboard memory, information obtained during pull can be exported via onboard USB port or emailed via PullCalc app. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Tension Control Solutions include controller and thin load cell.

July 19, 2016

DIN-rail mount MAGPOWR Spyder Plus S1 Controller offers input for measuring diameter, which allows for precise taper tension; advanced stop and hold functions; and gain compensation. Also available, Thin Load Cell, which consists of European-style load cell, accommodates machine space restriction requirements and is compatible with all MAGPOWR tension controllers and amplifiers. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Mazak to Preview Next Phases of SmartBox at Cisco Live! Event

July 5, 2016

FLORENCE, Ky. – Mazak Corporation will offer approximately 25,000 technology innovators a glimpse into the next phases of its Mazak SmartBox at Cisco Systems Inc.’s Cisco Live event in Las Vegas on July 10-14. In its next phases, the Mazak SmartBox cyber-secure Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) platform – developed in collaboration with Cisco – will offer the power of Mazak iSmart... Read More

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, Thermal & Heating Equipment

LEWCO Designs Vertical Conveyor Ovens for Drying Soil Samples

June 17, 2016

SANDUSKY, OH. - LEWCO, Inc. was recently challenged to design two conveyor ovens that could not only handle a high production rate of a soil testing laboratory but also accommodate their limited floor space.  The result:  two custom electrically heated, vertical conveyor ovens.  The ovens will be used to dry moisture from the soil samples prior to testing.  The samples will be carried by... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Advanced HMI/Operator Interface

June 16, 2016

Direct Device Access The NS Series touch screen HMIs offer built-in Ethernet communications, exceptional alarming/recipe/data logging capabilities and live video input/display capabilities. By allowing direct resetting of faults, these HMIs save time and effort in troubleshooting and quickly return your lines to production. The NS Series achieves flexible data access to a variety of devices.... 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

HMI Assembly for Portable Digital CR System

June 10, 2016

Challenge A customer requested Epec to design and manufacture a custom Human Machine Interface (HMI) for a portable digital imaging system used in industrial applications. The HMI needed to be designed so it could be mounted into a shallow pocket in their preexisting designed plastic enclosure. The maximum overall stack-up height requirement was 0.150". A secondary challenge was that the... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Robotics

B&R to Present Integrated Machine Control Platform and Advanced Technologies at IMTS 2016

June 7, 2016

Modular automation solution unifies CNC, PLC, HMI, robotics, safety and more At this year’s International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), from September 12-17 in Chicago’s McCormick Place, BR Industrial Automation Corp will exhibit its innovative automation solutions at booth E-4115. B&R specializes in standards-based, scalable and modular control systems integrating CNC, logic,... Read More