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Rockwell Automation to Feature Solutions for Optimizing Mining Operations at MINExpo International 2016

Featured “Connected Mine” technology to illustrate mobility and networking solutions to connect people, processes and technology MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation will showcase solutions and services designed to help mining companies improve business performance, increase yield and reduce safety risks at MINExpo International 2016 in Las Vegas, Sept. 26 to 28. At Booth 723 in the North Hall,...

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ArmorBlock IO-Link Master stores up to 40 timestamps of sensor events on each channel.
Communication Systems & Equipment

ArmorBlock IO-Link Master stores up to 40 timestamps of sensor events on each channel.

Offering operators detailed sensor diagnostics for preventive maintenance, IP67-rated IO-Link master boasts of event and process timestamping capabilities, which along with IO-Link-enabled sensors minimizes issue-resolution time by smart targeting of specific problem areas such as monitoring temperature, in place of a complete overhaul. Customized for harsh conditions, the device includes...

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Controls & Controllers

Logix-based Controller offers sequencing of batch process.

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...

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Controls & Controllers

FactoryTalk AssetCentre Software Simplifies Life-Cycle Management, Automates Asset Discovery

MILWAUKEE — Manufacturers and industrial producers are gaining insight into their operations through connected technology. Now, they have a single tool for managing automation assets. FactoryTalk AssetCentre v7.0 software from Rockwell Automation automates discovery and tracks the status of devices, network switches and software on workstation computers across an entire facility or production...

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Controls & Controllers

Motion Controller improves high-speed application performance.

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....

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Controls & Controllers

Rockwell Automation Brings SAB Maltings Into The Connected Enterprise

MILWAUKEEÂ- – 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...

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Services

Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft Supply BHP Billiton With Enterprise Historian Solution

MILWAUKEEÂ- – Rockwell Automation and OSIsoft have reached an agreement with BHP Billiton, the world’s largest diversified mining company, for the installation of an enterprise historian, a production intelligence platform, at the company’s iron ore operations in Australia. Design is underway with installation to be completed by the end of 2016. The enterprise historian will use...

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Controls & Controllers

Multifunction Controller simplifies machine safety.

Available to manufacturers and equipment builders, Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix 5370 eliminates need to separate networks and controllers for safety and motion in applications with up to 16 axes. Providing integrated safety, motion, and standard controlÂ- on single EtherNet/IP network facilitates configuration and reduces wiring while promoting diagnostics quality....

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Controls & Controllers

The Michelin Group Awards Preferred Partner Agreement to Rockwell Automation

CLERMONT-FERRAND, FRANCE/HANNOVER, GERMANYÂ- – The Michelin Group has awarded a four-year contract to Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) that designates the industrial automation and information company as the preferred provider to all the Michelin Group's factories worldwide. The agreement extends to the Rockwell Automation industrial automation, power, control, industrial software and...

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Services

Rockwell Automation Teams With Sunset Learning Institute to Bring Industrial IoT Training to Wider Audiences

MILWAUKEE — Information technology (IT) has permeated manufacturing infrastructure and operations, producing The Connected Enterprise and triggering questions about responsibility for plant-based networks and assets. IT and operations technology (OT) professionals are facing convergence in their duties and the skill set required to succeed. Rockwell Automation and Sunset Learning Institute...

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