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Agricultural & Farming Products

Perfect Automation for On- and Offshore Wind Turbines

BR shines a spotlight on 3 expo highlights at WindEnergy Hamburg One of the highlights being presented this year by BR at booth B5.440 of the WindEnergy Hamburg expo is the latest release of the APROL process control system. Version 4.0 is the perfect platform for linking together all kinds of energy-related technologies, including wind and solar power systems, energy storage and software for...

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B&R to Present Integrated Machine Control Platform at IMTS 2014
Agricultural & Farming Products

B&R to Present Integrated Machine Control Platform at IMTS 2014

Modular automation solution unifies CNC, PLC, HMI, robotics, safety and more At this year's International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS), from September 8-13 in Chicago's McCormick Place, BR will exhibit its innovative automation solutions at booth E-4901.Â-  B&R specializes in standards-based, scalable and modular control systems integrating CNC, logic, general motion, robotics,...

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Helical Gearboxes provide smooth operation.
Mechanical Power Transmission

Helical Gearboxes provide smooth operation.

Available in 5 sizes with gear ratios from i=3 to i=100, Series 8GP70 with shaft output and Series 8GF70 with drive flange are IP65-rated with optimized synchronization characteristics and low noise level at high speeds. Units handle high axial and radial forces and offer option for reducing backlash to less than 1 arcminute. With gearboxes, woodworking machines can produce smooth surfaces with...

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I/O Modules with reACTION Technology minimize cycle times.
Controls & Controllers

I/O Modules with reACTION Technology minimize cycle times.

Programs created in function block editor are executed directly on I/O modules from X20 and X67 series, andÂ- function block libraries can be stored in software modules via dynamic updates. Able to bring cycle times in industrial automation down to 1 µsec, reACTION technology allows time-critical subprocesses to be managed, using standard hardware, within requirements of IEC 61131...

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Controllers with Integrated I/O support unlimited expansion.
Agricultural & Farming Products

Controllers with Integrated I/O support unlimited expansion.

As standard, X20 comes with 32 built-in digital and analog I/O channels and x86 processor. Integrated POWERLINK, standard Ethernet, CAN, RS232, and USB interfaces are also available. Compact controllers have integrated I/O, and I/O modules can be connected locally or remotely using cables. Controllers are available withÂ- 200 and 400 MHz CPU frequencies and, depending on variant, up to 256...

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Servo Drives compensate for errors in advance.
Controls & Controllers

Servo Drives compensate for errors in advance.

ACOPOS servo drives are available with repetitive control, which improves accuracy of production processes with stationary disturbances by using predictive following error compensation. Embedded in standard speed control loop, repetitive control adjusts torque setpoint to reduce periodic portions in speed or following error. By undergoingÂ- constant learning process, algorithm ensures...

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Software Development Tool offers expanded numeric functions.
Software

Software Development Tool offers expanded numeric functions.

With SafeDESIGNER v3.1, users can process and compare safe INT and DINT signals in addition to linking them mathematically to basic arithmetic operations. Safety-oriented function blocks are also available for converting INT and DINT values in either direction.Â- In process control applications, SafeDESIGNER is suited for safe processing of pressure, temperature, and flow signals....

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Increased Efficiency in the Plastics Industry with APROL
Agricultural & Farming Products

Increased Efficiency in the Plastics Industry with APROL

Integrated automation from a single source Plastics processing machines already feature an extremely high degree of automation. If they're going to further optimize their production processes, manufacturers in the plastics industry have to look for solutions that improve overall plant efficiency across the board. This means including auxiliary buildings, energy and utilities as well as the entire...

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Geared up for Industry 4.0
Agricultural & Farming Products

Geared up for Industry 4.0

B&R presenting solutions for tomorrow's machines in Hanover According to the Industry 4.0 working group, Smart Factories and the Internet of Things will be reality by 2025. B&R customers will not have to wait nearly that long, however. This innovative specialist in the field of automation offers technologies and solutions that make it possible to implement tomorrow's machines and systems today....

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HART Modules feature 2 inputs and 2 outputs.
Agricultural & Farming Products

HART Modules feature 2 inputs and 2 outputs.

Part of X20 Series, HART Input and OutputÂ- Modules use real-time Ethernet POWERLINK to transfer HART data supplied by sensors and actuators directly to controller. To evaluate data, controller forwards information via process bus to maintenance stations with FDT containers. HART devices are configured with TCP/IP communication DTM, which scans network and detects hardware tree. DTM...

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