Process Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

High Productivity Machining Cell Showcases Process Control at IMTS 2016

August 30, 2016

Renishaw demonstrates how monitoring process control facilitates an increase in productivity and accuracy Renishaw, a leader in precision engineering technologies will exhibit a high-productivity machining cell at IMTS 2016. Visitors to the booth (E-5509) will see a demonstration of how the cell’s complementary technologies contribute to achieve high levels of productivity and manufacturing... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Services

2016 CTIA Awards Finalist Lean One-Touch Single Station Solution(TM) by FutureDial Streamlines Workflows & Boosts Profit Margins for the Mobile Device Supply Chain

August 26, 2016

FutureDial's Lean One-Touch Platform™ is recognized by CTIA industry expert panel for award consideration as a Best in Mobility Management Solution for automating and consolidating device processing to increase speed and effectiveness while driving down operation costs for mobile supply chain businesses. SUNNYVALE, Calif. - The reverse supply chain for smartphones and tablets is big... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Web Guide Controller features dual rail power.

August 5, 2016

In addition to single or dual drive options and ISaGRAF-based state machine programmability, Fife D-MAX Enhanced Web Guide Controller offers power input reverse polarity protection, standard PTP-2 and PTP-1, Device Level Ring connectivity, and Add On Profile for Rockwell Automation® PACs. OEM-friendly controller utilizes C-script programming language and offers support for any language. Unit is backward compatible with existing D-MAX controllers. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Software

Logix-based Controller offers sequencing of batch process.

July 22, 2016

Leveraging Logix-based controller platform, SequenceManager allows operators to configure, view, and obtain information about batch sequences stored in controller, optimizing visibility and accessibility to all stages of production process. OEMs can develop, test, and deliver skids as fully functioning, standalone equipment that can seamlessly integrate into site’s existing batch strategy without need to redeploy code. Product is suited for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and chemical industries. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Integrated Panel Systems come in Type 4 or 4X enclosures.

July 15, 2016

Offered in variety of materials, shapes, and types, Integrated Panel Systems include HI 4050, HI 6500, HI 6500-XP, or HI 6600 series weighing instrumentation, configured with various options, mounted on DIN Rail in hinged type 4 or 4X enclosure with associated pass through glands for power, communications, up to 4 sensors, and up to 3 output cables. With advanced features such as buttons, switches, and relays built in, systems can be integrated into complex industrial manufacturing operations. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mining, Oil Drilling & Refining, 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

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, Laboratory and Research Supplies & 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... 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, 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

Automation Controllers support rail applications.

June 2, 2016

Based on Simatic S7 controllers, Siplus extreme Rail Series includes S7-1500 and S7-1200 Advanced, Basic, and Distributed controllers with ET 200SP, as well as Siplus HMI KP300 Basic rail panel for operator control and monitoring. Devices have comprehensive certifications and all necessary rail approvals (EN 15121, 45545, 50124, 50125 and 50155) and can be used on board train or on track. Typical applications include HVC systems, door drive systems, and sanding and lighting systems in depot. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Programmable Logic Controller handles up to 126 analog I/O.

May 24, 2016

Providing power of programmable automation controller in small form factor, FC6A MicroSmart executes basic instructions in 0.042 µs and provides 640 KB program memory. There are 1,024 timers, and 6 of 512 counters are high-speed at rates up to 100 kHz. Available with 16, 24 or 40 I/O, controller has built-in RJ45 Ethernet port and RJ45 RS232C/RS485 serial port. SD memory port and mini-B USB port can be used for data logging, program storage/transfer, firmware updating, or recipe storage. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Motion Controller improves high-speed application performance.

May 13, 2016

CompactLogix 5380 controller supports high-speed applications with up to 20 axes of motion. When combined with Bulletin 5069 Compact I/O system, scheduled outputs improve I/O response time to as fast as 0.2 msec. Event triggers from I/O modules provide near-instantaneous task execution, while dual-configurable, 1-gigabit Ethernet port supports DLR topologies or use of multiple IP addresses. Built-in system and field power terminals as well as multiple security features are standard. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Configurable Caliper Set makes critical QC measurements.

May 5, 2016

With TigerSPC Caliper Set, users can make critical quality control measurements for parts up to 16 ft long, with accuracy to ±.006 in. Snap-on jaws accommodate end to end, miter to miter, hole to hole, hole to center, and hole to end measurements without recalibration. Accommodating both standard and custom attachments to meet specific application, TigerSPC is available with optional TigerStop table system for mounting TigerSPC in various sizes, from working length of 4–16 ft. Read More

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

Temperature and Process Controller provides trend charts.

May 2, 2016

Featuring 4.3 in. capacitive color touch panel, ¼ DIN F4T with INTUITION® v3.0 is available with encrypted data log records to help meet industry requirements such as Nadcap, AMS 2750E, and CRF 21 Part 11. Users can log directly to USB memory stick, transfer data log files over Ethernet or to USB host ports, and select which parameters to log. With graphical trending functionality, users can create up to 4 trend screens and scroll through matching color legend of parameters on trend chart. Read More

Controls & Controllers

Introducing Pivotware, a Plant Wide Process Control Solution

April 13, 2016

Pivotware Process Control is a comprehensive modular system providing a single station to a plant wide, floor to ceiling, process control solution for assembly operations to Automotive and Aerospace manufacturers. Rock Hill, SC – Desoutter, one of the world’s leading suppliers of quality test, measurement and assembly solutions has acquired and released a new process control solution,... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission, Test & Measuring Instruments

Rockwell Automation Brings SAB Maltings Into The Connected Enterprise

April 8, 2016

MILWAUKEE – Rockwell Automation recently supplied South African Breweries’ (SAB) first fully automated and networked EtherNet/IP-based control system for its new maltings plant in Alrode, South Africa. The new control system will integrate traditionally disparate, malt-production processes into a single, networked, EtherNet/IP-based solution to provide plantwide visibility and actionable... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Emerson and MYNAH Technologies Reduce Time Required to Connect Industrial Applications to the DeltaV Distributed Control System with Addition of PROFINET

April 1, 2016

Emerson and MYNAH Technologies reduce time required to connect industrial applications to the DeltaV distributed control system with addition of PROFINET The DeltaV™ system now connects directly to motor center and variable speed drive applications AUSTIN, TEXAS – Emerson Process Management, working with MYNAH Technologies, has expanded customers’ network possibilities and... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Arkansas Water Utility Upgrades to Cyber Secure Bedrock Universal Control System

March 31, 2016

San Jose, Cal. – Bedrock Automation announced today that the Russellville, Arkansas Water and Sewer System has replaced a legacy PLC with a secure Bedrock™ industrial control system. Bedrock Certified Solution Provider Brown Engineers, of Little Rock, Arkansas, completed the upgrade in November of 2015 and the system has been performing to specifications ever since. “The PLCs running... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Services

Custom Flare Process Control Solution fosters EPA rule compliance.

March 28, 2016

Model-Free Adaptive (MFA) flare process control solution effectively controls flare vent gas heating value to meet EPA regulations. Customized solutions include consulting service and design support, MFA flare control solution implemented in CyboCon MFA control software, and CyboLink interface software to DCS or PLC. On-site control system commissioning and training as well as annual support services are also provided. Read More