Press Release Summary:
MachineAlert(TM) function protection relays include phase monitors, current monitors, thermistor monitors, and motor rotation monitors. Microprocessor technology combined with solid-state circuitry provides repeatable operation. LCD keypad programming takes guesswork out of device set up. Motor control enhancing functions of relays protect equipment and monitor applications to help reduce equipment damage and production downtime.
Original Press Release:
Introducing MachineAlert(TM) Relays for Enhanced Machine Monitoring
MILWAUKEE, Dec. 23, 2002 - Rockwell Automation, a Complete Automation® provider, is proud to announce the expansion of its dedicated function protection relays with the addition of the MachineAlert(TM) relays. These new relays will benefit installation in motor control applications through their compact size and digital adjustment capabilities. MachineAlert relays are a cost-effective choice for protecting equipment investments and minimizing production downtime.
A full range of products exist to allow selective addition of motor protective enhancing functions to meet specific application requirements. MachineAlert relays include phase monitors, current monitors, thermistor monitors, and motor rotation (zero speed) monitors. The compact size of MachineAlert relays offers installation flexibility because they are easily added to any control panel. Use of microprocessor technology in conjunction with solid-state circuitry provides highly accurate and repeatable operation. A key advantage of MachineAlert relays is the LCD keypad programming that takes the guesswork out of device set-up. The motor control enhancing functions of MachineAlert relays protects equipment and monitors applications to help reduce equipment damage and production downtime.
MachineAlert relays are a solution to help reduce total life cycle cost of ownership for equipment. The electronic design, enhanced protection and ease of use of MachineAlert relays make them an ideal choice for supplemental protection of equipment and applications.
Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) is a world-leading provider of industrial automation power, control and information solutions that help customers meet their manufacturing productivity objectives. The company brings together leading brands in industrial automation for Complete Automation® solutions, including Allen-Bradley® controls and engineered services and Rockwell Software® factory management software, Dodge® mechanical power transmission products, and Reliance Electric® motors and drives. The company also is a leading provider of contact management technologies and applications that help companies more efficiently manage interaction with their own customers. Headquartered in Milwaukee, Wis., USA, the company employs about 22,000 people serving customers in more than 80 countries.
For more information on the MachineAlert relays, please contact the Rockwell Automation Response Center, 10701 Hampshire Avenue South, Bloomington, Minn., 55438, 800.223.5354, Ext. 1576.
Complete Automation, Dodge, Reliance Electric, Allen-Bradley, and Rockwell Software are registered trademarks of Rockwell Automation. MachineAlert is a trademark of Rockwell Automation.