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Rockwell Automation Completes the Fieldbus Foundation's Host Interoperability Support Test (HIST)

Test completion provides customers with interoperability assurance that the Logix Control Platform performs as part of a FOUNDATION Fieldbus control system MILWAUKEE, May 18, 2006 - To further demonstrate its commitment to helping its process industry customers optimize plant operations, boost reliability and increase efficiency, Rockwell Automation has announced that it has successfully...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Rockwell Automation Applauds One-Millionth EtherNet/IP Node Milestone

Latest CIP milestone supports growing adoption rates among vendors and users HANNOVER, Germany, May 8, 2006 - Since the introduction of the Common Industrial Protocol (CIP), which is the upper-layer protocol and object model shared by DeviceNet, ControlNet, and EtherNet/IP, companies around the world have applied this open communications networking standard to their manufacturing systems for more...

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Controls & Controllers

Press Control Package is designed for smaller printers.

PrintLogix Quality Edition (QE) offers core functionality required to help printing companies minimize production waste through common user interface at press and supervisory control levels. While production planning tool helps create impositions and jobs via step-by-step process, integrated ink preset function gathers plate image density information to minimize startup waste. Package also helps...

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Controls & Controllers

Electronic AC Drive suits newspaper printing industry.

Based on PowerFlex 700S AC Drives, Electronic Line Shaft System offers newspaper printers method of maintaining speed and registration control of printing presses. Users can eliminate rotating components such as gears, shafts, clutches, and couplings when transmitting power from line shaft motors to press itself. SynchLink drive-to-drive fiber optic data link transmits synchronized drive and...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Rockwell Automation to Feature Extensive Line of Customizable Control Options at NA 2006

Integrated control technologies help material handling designers meet demanding performance, flexibility requirements MILWAUKEE, March 27, 2006 - Designed to help OEMs and end users optimize material handling system designs and gain a key competitive advantage, attendees of the NA 2006 Material Handling and Logistics Show & Conference (March 27-30 in Cleveland), will get a close-up view of the...

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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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