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Event Simulation Software offers material handling components.

With 3-D in-process animation of material handling components, Arena v14.5 enables users to visualize results of business simulations in realistic environment. Implemented within Arena Visual Designer framework, 3-D animation components such as conveyors and transporters can be dragged and dropped into simulation environment without programming or coding. Simulation provides insight into what...

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MES Software supports pharmaceutical and biotech production.

With automation-layer integration, PharmaSuite v5.0 automatically collects data from production equipment, provides automation set points, monitors automation events, and integrates process information into electronic batch record. System uses equipment modeler to define underlying model and optimize integration across range of manufacturing types. Using S88-recipe design...

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Controls & Controllers

Process Automation System offers enhanced visualization.

With automated procedures, visualization, and skid integration capabilities, PlantPAx lets companies across multiple industries improve operator effectiveness. Sequencer tool enables companies to automate process procedures, perform system modifications, and sequence actions directly through HMI faceplates. Independent workstation (network station) affords flexibility in plant design, and HMI...

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Electrical Equipment & Systems

New Industrial Ethernet Switch Eases Integration of Multiple Machines Onto Single Network

Network Address Translation feature in Rockwell Automation switch helps simplify assigning IP addresses when integrating machines into a plant network MILWAUKEE — The integration of machines onto a plant's network architecture can prove difficult as OEM IP-address assignments rarely match those of the end-user network IP-address requirements. This is challenging for the machine builder and end...

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Rockwell Automation Launches New Tools to Simplify Machinery Safety-System Design

Rockwell Automation Safety Automation Builder tool and Safety Functions help automate safety-system development and save machinery design time MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation today announced the release of two new tools to help machine and equipment builders (OEMs), and manufacturers save time when designing machinery safety systems. The Rockwell Automation Safety Automation Builder (SAB)...

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Controls & Controllers

Smart Motor Controller offers advanced soft-starter functions.

Rated 200–690 Vac (90–520 A with software), Allen-Bradley SMC-50 includes 3-phase, fully solid-state, silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) power structure. This electric soft starter combines monitoring and protection features, multiple start and stop options, and expandable control inputs and outputs. Suited for controlling motor speed and torque in various normal- and heavy-duty applications,...

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Controls & Controllers

Rockwell Automation and Jacobs Automation to Collaborate on Intelligent Track Motion Control Technology

MILWAUKEE - Jacobs Automation, the leader in intelligent track technology, and Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation solutions, announced today a collaborative effort to offer closer integration between the Jacobs Automation iTRAK System and the Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture system. The effort will result in a tightly integrated motion...

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AC drives offer power range up to 1,500 kW and 2,000 hp.
Controls & Controllers

AC drives offer power range up to 1,500 kW and 2,000 hp.

Providing 400/480/600/690 V ratings, PowerFlex 755 AC Drives included embedded Ethernet port and multiple option slots, allowing user to tailor drive to application. User can connect drive to DC-bus configuration, which takes advantage of different drive cycles to share energy. With N-1 technology, users can configure drive to utilize 1, 2, or allÂ- 3 power structures. Featuring real-time...

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New Solutions for Integrated Motion on EtherNet/IP from Rockwell Automation Use Less Energy and Shrink Application Footprint
Computer Hardware & Peripherals

New Solutions for Integrated Motion on EtherNet/IP from Rockwell Automation Use Less Energy and Shrink Application Footprint

New Kinetix 5500 servo drive, Kinetix VP low-inertia servo motor, and single-cable technology improve motion application efficiency without sacrificing performance MILWAUKEE - Rockwell Automation has introduced the Allen-Bradley Kinetix 5500 servo drive, Kinetix VP low-inertia (VPL) servo motor, and single-cable technology as an integrated motion solution on EtherNet/IP that is more compact,...

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Software

Bundled Software Tools accelerate machine control design.

Facilitating complete small-machine control design and implementation, Connected Components Accelerator Toolkit combines controller with suite of compatible components and application development tools. Pre-configured building blocks include automation engineering design tools for control application development from layout and component selection to troubleshooting. Wiring diagrams, panel layout...

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