Other Machine Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers

Smart Tooling System helps maximize factory efficiency.

February 5, 2016

With Tool-ID System, user can transfer tool data from pre-setting devices to machine tool and evaluate parameters that are run on machine. Data is assigned to tool via identifier, such as laser-engraved data matrix code, called up using scanner, and automatically transferred to machine control unit. Tool also provides production information in form that can be read by machine. Using this information, tool life or presetting data, as well as individual production steps can be monitored/controlled. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Panel PCs use projected capacitive touch technology.

January 7, 2016

Available in 15.6, 18.5, and 21.5 in. sizes, Widescreen Panel PCs feature NEMA 4X/IP66 compliant stainless steel front bezels with corrosion and chemical resistant surface for harsh industrial environments. Premium and Standard Smart HMIs are powered by Intel® Core™ i7 and Atom™ processors, respectively. Supporting gesture and multi-touch operation with up to 5 fingers simultaneously, projected capacitive touch technology allows designers to eliminate need for keyboard and mouse. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Controls & Controllers

Programmable Relay handles up to 60 I/O.

November 9, 2015

Suited for small- to medium-sized OEM machine control applications, FL1F SmartRelay features built-in web server for browser-based remote access from smartphone, tablet, or PC. CPU module has 8 discrete inputs and 4 discrete outputs. Up to 12 I/O expansion modules can be added to CPU, expanding I/O capacity to 60 I/O. LCD operator interface can display 6 lines, each with up to 20 characters, and up to 20,000 data sets can be logged and stored to Micro SD card. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

Benchtop Tool Presetter features full CNC capability.

October 29, 2015

For operator-independent measuring results, Speroni MAGIS offers fast movement and repeatable positioning of X and Z axes and spindle, delivering full CNC measuring with uncertainty of 2 linear axes of ±1 µm. System has standard X axis range of -2.00 to +14.00 in. and is available in 3 column sizes, with 16, 20, and 24 in. travel in Z axis. Equipped with high-accuracy telecentric optics, progressive scan CCD camera provides virtual magnification of 45x — with zoom function up to 120x. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Ball Runner Blocks offer high travel accuracy.

October 28, 2015

By reducing pulsation when placed under load, BSHP Ball Runner Blocks optimize accuracy of cutting machine tools, measuring machines, and glass machining equipment. Steel inserts elastically adapt to operating load so that balls can enter entry zone smoothly, without pulse-like stresses. Available in sizes 15–65, runner blocks feature high dynamic load capacities that extend service life and are interchangeable into existing profiled rail applications. Read More

Test & Measuring Instruments, Controls & Controllers

Load Moment Indicators provide graphic display of crane info.

October 19, 2015

Equipped with 4.3 in. and 7 in. color display, respectively, qSCALE I2  and qSCALE I3 provide operators with graphic display of crane's current load and geometric information, including actual and allowable load, boom length, boom angle, and load radius. Console was designed with IP66/67 protection rating which is suitable for use in both non-cab and in-cab applications. Setup of crane parameters and LMI functions is done through Configuration Tool. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Industrial Touch Panel PCs offer customization options.

October 16, 2015

Suited for OEMs and end-users in discrete and process industries, Compact Series HMI Panel PCs are available with single resistive and/or multi-touch projected capacitive displays ranging from 7–21.5 in. Power over Ethernet protects devices from power failures, while built-in UPS protects HMI/SCADA/MES systems from unexpected harmful power disruption that could cause loss of important data. By utilizing SSD and fanless cooling, systems eliminate all moving parts for optimum reliability. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Controls & Controllers

EDM Machines feature unified control system.

October 14, 2015

Available on wire EDM, sinker EDM, and EDM hole drilling machines, Hyper-i Control features standardized design that enables operators to learn, adapt, and alternate between different machine platforms. Control utilizes interface technologies used by smart phones and tablets, including pinch, swipe, and spread gestures. Cutting cycle times in EDM processes, HyperCut technology achieves fine surface finishes of 16 µinRa with just 3-pass machining (1 rough, 2 skim cuts) using standard brass wire. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

HMI Touch Panel PCs include battery backup module.

October 13, 2015

Powered by Intel® Celeron® N2930 processor engine, Compact HMI Touch Panel PCs offer solution for mission-critical automation and industrial control applications. Battery backup power module provides automatic back-up during power outages, temporary disruptions, and/or system failure. Supplied in rugged, aluminum die-cast housing, series offers touchscreens ranging from 7–21.5 in. with some models available in both single and/or multi-touch screens. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Panel PCs integrate PoE Powered Device technology.

September 21, 2015

Supplied in rugged, aluminum die-cast housing, Compact Series HMI Touch Panels come in single or multi-touch models ranging from 7–21.5 in. Combined with 3rd party SCADA control software, units offer advanced management, security, data logging, and web serving to facilitate network deployment. Modular PCs, powered by Celeron® N2930 processors, provide expanded connectivity with built-in Ethernet and CFlash card for storage. Applications range from factory floor to extreme remote plant locations. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Safety Control Units use Safety over EtherNet/IP.

September 16, 2015

Configured with Sysmac Studio software, stand-alone NX-Series features scalable design, making it suited for compact systems with a few I/Os, as well as for larger applications that require up to 256 I/O points. Inputs support direct connectivity to any kind of safety device, while outputs support any type of safety actuator. Providing 2 EtherNet/IP ports, EtherNet/IP coupler offers communications platform that can share all system status information with other devices. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Industrial Panel PCs support intelligent factory applications.

September 9, 2015

Available in 3 models with 15.6, 18.5, and 21.5 in. widescreen displays, ASLAN Series is equipped with 3 USB 2.0 ports, 1 USB 3.0 port, 4 standard DB9 serial ports, and DVI-I connector. Three independent RJ45 LAN interfaces simultaneously allow remote terminal connections, M2M communication, and support for company intranet and cloud connectivity. With 10-point capacitive multi-touch display, PCs are suited for collecting data streams from various sources and controlling production processes. Read More

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

Grade Control System operates on skid steer loaders.

September 9, 2015

Available for ATI's Level Best PD Series Grading Boxes on skid-steer loaders, Trimble® GCS900 Grade Control System enables small contractors to work quickly on complex projects that require 3D machine control and digital designs. Control is suitable for footpaths, parking lots, sidewalks, and other surfaces that require 3D constructable model. Since system is part of Trimble Connected Site® solutions, contractors can wirelessly sync files to machine, track assets, and receive remote support. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Graphic Terminal simplifies visualization of large applications.

August 24, 2015

With CPU selected to support larger displays and complex applications, PanelView Plus 7 Performance is available with 6 screen size options, including 19 in., as well as keypad options to complement touchscreen. Embedded Ethernet switch and 2 Ethernet ports enable terminal to support device level ring (DLR) topology for single-fault resiliency. Other features include mobile connectivity, video playback support, ability to save data to SD card, MS Office viewers, and Internet Explorer support. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Placer/Spreader Machine Control maximizes paving productivity.

August 21, 2015

Available for GOMACO and Guntert & Zimmerman placer/spreader machines, Trimble® PCS900 Paving Control System v2.20 automates paving train by enabling contractors to use GNSS-based positioning, in conjunction with base station, to steer machine and control machine's elevation according to 3D model. This maximizes paving productivity while minimizing material waste on concrete road and airport surfaces. Read More

Robotics, Controls & Controllers

Touch Panel PCs withstand rigorous environments.

August 5, 2015

Powered by Intel® Pentium®/Celeron® processor N3000 family, LPC-1231 and LPC-1531 support one 204-pin DDR3L SODIMM socket up to 8 GB capacity. Units provide 4 x USB 3.0, 1 x SATA III, 2 x RS-232/422/485 (factory optional), 1 x HDMI, and 1 x knockout for antenna mounting. One x Mini PCIe supports mSATA and 1 x Mini PCIe supports SIM card for expansion. Equipped with IP65-compliant front panel, systems are suited for HMI, industrial automation, and home automation applications. Read More

Controls & Controllers

HMI Panel supports mobile mirroring, touch-based gesturing.

August 3, 2015

Operator panels of TP 3000 series come in 5.7–15 in. screen sizes, and certain models have widescreen 16:9 aspect-ratio. All models have rugged, all-metal housing and fanless design. In addition to facilitating programming and providing trending, alarming, logging, and recipe handling features, included VISU+ EXPRESS software supports multiple communication protocols for PLC compatibility. Gesturing lets user swipe between screens, and app enables HMI screen mirroring on smart device. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment

HMI Touch Panels support industrial control systems.

June 17, 2015

Suitable for both process and discrete automation, Intelligent Touch Panel HMIs come in Premium, Standard, and Compact models to meet specific application needs. Units are based on Intel® Core™ i7-4650U processor with up to 16 GB DDR3L-1333/1600 memory. Intel HD graphics supports DirectX 11.1, Open CL/GL, and 4K videos Quick Sync encoder. Available with touch displays ranging from 15–24 in., HMIs have completely flush stainless steel fronts with IP66/NEMA 4/4X ratings. Read More

Robotics, Display & Presentation Equipment, Controls & Controllers

HMI Touch Panels support industrial process automation.

June 10, 2015

Based on Intel® Core™ i7-4650U processor and equipped with Intel HD graphics, Industrial Process Automation HMI Touch Panels support up to 16 GB dual-channel DDR3L-1333/1600 memory. Fanless units include high-speed Gigabit Ethernet, USB 3.0 ports, and RS 232/422/485 serial ports. Available with 15–24 in. screens, M2M touchscreen systems can display measurements to show not only how plant is working, but simulate different operating modes and find optimal strategy for plant. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Tethered Operator Interface provides mobile HMI access.

June 10, 2015

Offered with 3 cable lengths from 16.4–49.2 ft, Allen Bradley MobileView lets plant and industrial personnel take machine's HMI with them to make real-time adjustments to out-of-view applications. Included hardwired e-stop button and 3-position enabling switch also support applications requiring local safety functionality. Mobile terminal uses FactoryTalk View Machine Edition (ME) HMI software and features 10 in. display with resistive touchscreen, 2 GB internal SD card, and USB 2.0 port. Read More