Machine Vibration Monitor aids in predictive maintenance.

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Configurable for operation as stand-alone module or deployed on open standard industrial bus, XM-720 continuously monitors and protects critical plant-floor assets. Scalable solution, which can be integrated into plant's control and information system, includes measurement module, 3 relays, front panel display, and power supply. Modular, open design allows users to expand system to include other modules or link device into broader system.

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Rockwell Automation Expands Predictive Maintenance Offerings With Complete Machinery Vibration Monitoring Solution

New Allen-Bradley XM-720 Machine Vibration Monitor combines versatility and easy-to-use features to deliver a complete monitoring and protection system MILWAUKEE, August 25, 2005 "" The new Allen-Bradley XM-720 Machine Vibration Monitor from Rockwell Automation delivers cost-effective monitoring and protection of critical plant-floor assets, while providing manufacturers with a scalable, packaged solution that can be easily integrated into a plant's control and information system. The new XM-720 monitor is the latest addition to the Allen-Bradley XM Series line of machinery protection and condition monitoring modules designed for machinery requiring continuous online monitoring, such as motors, fans, pumps and blowers. "The XM-720 machine monitor was designed for OEMs, integrators, and end users who want an easy-to-order, complete packaged product for machinery monitoring and protection," said Ralph DeLisio, business manager, Integrated Condition Monitoring, Rockwell Automation. "Because the XM-720 is a packaged solution, it's easy to install, operate and maintain. It's also the perfect solution for those customers who are looking to replace their older system." The XM-720 monitor includes a measurement module, three relays, a front panel display and power supply in a compact package. Configurable for operation as a stand-alone module or deployed on an open standard industrial bus, the XM-720 allows plant engineering and maintenance personnel to continuously and cost-efficiently monitor and protect critical plant-floor assets. The modular and open design of XM machine condition monitoring and protection technology allows users to expand the XM-720 system to include other modules or to link the device into a broader system easily. Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK), is a leading global provider of automation, power, control, and information solutions that help manufacturers achieve a competitive advantage in their businesses. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., U.S.A., the company employs about 20,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries. For more information on the Allen-Bradley XM Series distributed protection and monitoring product line, please contact the Rockwell Automation Response Center, 10701 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minn., 55438, 800.223.5354, Ext. 1838. All reader inquiries should be directed to the Rockwell Automation Response Center, 10701 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minn., 55438, 800.223.5354, Ext. 1838. Allen-Bradley and XM are trademarks of Rockwell Automation Inc.

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