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Rockwell Automation Announces Latest Enhancements for Allen-Bradley SLC 500-Series Controllers
Controls & Controllers

Rockwell Automation Announces Latest Enhancements for Allen-Bradley SLC 500-Series Controllers

MILWAUKEE, Feb. 23, 2006 - Rockwell Automation announces enhancements to its Allen-Bradley SLC 500-Series controllers that help improve messaging performance over CIP-based networks and support higher levels of security in control system programming. By leveraging these enhancements, customers can increase operational flexibility, improve security of their controllers, and simplify their...

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Controls & Controllers

Servo Drives suit machines requiring 22-150 kW power.

Rated for continuous output power, Allen-Bradley Kinetix 7000 drives support synchronous permanent magnet motors as well as asynchronous induction motors. TUV-certified Kinetix safe-off capability enables maintenance tasks to be accomplished without removing power from entire machine. Featuring I/O connections, fault code displays, and SERCOS interface communication, drives seamlessly integrate...

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Software

Manufacturing Software targets motor control applications.

IntelliCENTER v2.0, with ActiveX controls, enables users to add components and make other hardware configuration changes to motor control center (MCC). Preconfigured screens show real-time data, trending, component history, wiring diagrams, user manuals, and spare parts, facilitating HMI creation. Installation process automatically loads data sheets for every device in MCC, and software can be...

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Controls & Controllers

OEM Improves Versatility of Case and Basket Loader with Integrated Motion Control Technology from Rockwell Automation

Installation of new control system helps customers easily integrate robotic loader into existing production lines and reduce changeover time MILWAUKEE, Jan. 12, 2006 - In addition to delivering high-speed packaging solutions with robotic precision, the VersaPak Gantry Robot series and VersaTrak Collation Conveyors from AMF Automation Technologies provide a high level of flexibility for quick...

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Software

Wireless Connectivity to Allen-Bradley AC Drives Now Available With Pocket DriveExplorer Software

Pocket DriveExplorer gives users of Allen-Bradley drives increased mobility, efficiency and safety with wireless connectivity MILWAUKEE, Sept. 29, 2005 - Users of Allen-Bradley PowerFlex AC drives and legacy SCANport-enabled Allen-Bradley drives can now wirelessly program, troubleshoot and monitor their drives using a hand-held PC with Pocket DriveExplorer software from Rockwell Automation....

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Software

Rockwell Automation Charts Path for Expanding Plant-Wide Information Software

Rockwell Software FactoryTalk suite to deliver real-time integration of information between manufacturing and business systems to optimize production and improve competitiveness MILWAUKEE, Oct. 24, 2005 - Rockwell Automation today announced plans for expansion of its plant-wide information software that includes extending its manufacturing execution system (MES) offerings, deploying a...

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Controls & Controllers

High-Density I/O Modules conserve panel space.

Compatible with CompactLogix and MicroLogix controller systems, 6 Allen Bradley Compact I/O Modules feature tongue-and-groove design that locks units together for application-specific configurations. Products install on panel via 2 mounting screws or DIN rail. They are available as 16-bit isolated analog input; 16-bit isolated analog output; 32-point, 24 Vdc digital input; 32-point, 24 Vdc...

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Controls & Controllers

Safety Controllers feature Ethernet/IP interface.

Featuring built-in 4-port Ethernet switch for connecting I/O blocks, Allen-Bradley GuardPLC 1600 and 1800 safety controllers are offered with choice of 4 distributed I/O modules. Digital modules include 8 input/8 output and 16 input/8 output versions with bipolar outputs for use with robot controllers. Analog module has 8 safety-rated inputs and 4 standard analog outputs, and relay module has 8...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Dsitributed I/O Modules protect machinery from vibration.

As stand-alone monitors or part of networked solution, Allen-Bradley XM-160 Series (XM-160, -161, and -162) Overall Machinery Protection Modules serve applications requiring real-time monitoring of overall vibration levels. Machine monitoring and protection system, deployed on open standard industrial bus, links maintenance tools into control architecture for continuous monitoring and protection...

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Software

Software and Services provide access control.

RSAssetSecurity delivers centralized authentication and access control by verifying identity of each user accessing critical systems and granting or denying user's request to perform specific actions. Automation Security Assessment Services help users identify security-related issues through detailed risk analysis and development of targeted policies, procedures, and technologies to help protect...

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