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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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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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Motor Control Center Software provides advanced energy data.

Part of IntelliCENTER software, IntelliCENTER Integration Assistant enables users to integrate IntelliCENTER Motor Control Centers into Rockwell Software RSLogix 5000 programming software, andÂ- automatically creates controller tags and IP address configuration in RSLogix 5000. IntelliCENTER Energy, offering pre-configured setup of FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix software for intelligent motor...

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Controls & Controllers

Rockwell Automation Awarded $21.7 Million Contract from US Navy for Control Systems and Engineering Support Services

MILWAUKEE - Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) today announced that the U.S. Navy has awarded the company a $21.7 million contract for programmable automation controllers, variable frequency drives, software and engineering support services to operate machinery control systems onboard U.S. Navy and Coast Guard surface ships. The award enables the Navy and other Department of Defense agencies...

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Controls & Controllers

Motor Control Centers feature embedded EtherNet/IP capabilities.

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,...

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Rockwell Automation Enables Customers to Gain Energy Intelligence through New Capabilities in Software Applications

Enhancements to FactoryTalk VantagePoint, FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix and the IntelliCENTER software let users make more informed decisions about energy usage PHILADELPHIA - Rockwell Automation today announced the addition of new energy intelligence capabilities in software applications. The new tools - the FactoryTalk VantagePoint Energy bundle, FactoryTalk EnergyMetrix software, and Allen-Bradley...

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