Automation Systems

Connecting CANopen Devices to the SIMATIC® S7-1200 PLC
Modules

Connecting CANopen Devices to the SIMATIC® S7-1200 PLC

The CM CANopen module from HMS Industrial Networks enables users of the SIMATIC S7-1200 PLC to integrate CANopen devices into their automation systems (using the TIA Portal®). The CM CANopen is an extension module for the SIMATIC S7-1200, enabling the PLC to communicate with devices on a CANopen Network. The product is developed by HMS Industrial Networks and is fully approved by the...

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Miscellaneous Software

Siemens Supports Production Efficiency and Sustainability

Siemens supports production efficiency and sustainability Spotlight on efficient, sustainable production under the trade fair banner Making Things Right" Integration of virtual processes and real production Comprehensive range of new automation and drive technology products, software and services At this year's SPS IPC Drives automation trade fair, Siemens will be supplying answers to the current...

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AutomationDirect Supplies Automated Trophies for State Robotics Competition
Awards

AutomationDirect Supplies Automated Trophies for State Robotics Competition

AutomationDirect has supported competitive robotics at the local, regional and national levels for many years. This year, in addition to sponsoring the annual Georgia Robotics Invitational Tournament and Showcase (GRITS) competition, AutomationDirect also provided the very unique trophies awarded to the winners. GRITS is a one-day event, produced by GeorgiaFIRST Robotics, the arm of US FIRST that...

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Miscellaneous Controllers

Vaskiluodon Voima Orders Automation Retrofit from Metso for Its Seinajoki Power Plant in Finland

Targeting even better availability and safety Vaskiluodon Voima and Metso have signed an agreement about an extensive automation retrofit at the former’s power plant in SeinÃ-¤joki, Finland. With the investment, Vaskiluodon Voima replaces the automation system taken into use in 1989 with modern technology that further improves plant availability and safety. “Metso offered a cost-efficient...

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Stretch Rod Cylinder Replacement serves blow molding applications.
Hydraulic Cylinders

Stretch Rod Cylinder Replacement serves blow molding applications.

Designed to fit Krones® bottle blowing machines, field-reparable Series BCK offers single pressure operation is engineered for extended service life. Features include aluminum alloy head, built-in shock pads that absorb impact energy and eliminate metal-to-metal contact, and cushion controls that reduce field adjustment errors. Retract cylinder speed is set at factory with fixed port...

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Miscellaneous Controllers

Chinese Tissue and Board Producers Choose Metso's Cutting-edge Automation Solutions

Targeting better quality, runnability and overall efficiency Major Chinese tissue and board producers, for example, Wuhu Hengan Paper Co., Ltd and Shandong Sun Paper Industry Joint Stock Co., Ltd, have again shown their confidence in Metso by placing several orders for Metso's cutting-edge automation solutions to boost their processes and improve product quality. Today, Metso is the leading...

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Miscellaneous Controllers

BKK Varme Improves Steam Turbine Reliability at Its Heating Plant in Norway with Metso's Control System

BKK Varme has chosen Metso to supply a complete control system retrofit for steam turbine and generator line 1 at its Fana combined heating and power plant on the western coast of Norway, 15 km south of Bergen. By increasing turbine reliability and availability, the rebuilt automation will contribute to reliable district heat deliveries in the area. “The old monitoring and control system dates...

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Pallet Automation Systems offer alternative to pallet pools.
Material Handling Equipment

Pallet Automation Systems offer alternative to pallet pools.

Covering pallet sizes from 400–1,250 mm and workloads from 750–7,500 kg, FPC Flexible Pallet Containers can be extended to include up to 3 machining centers and are availableÂ- for new machine installations or on existing equipment. MMS5 control allows automatic dynamic rescheduling of jobs in changing production situations and offers benefits of mass production, even with batch sizes of...

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ASC International to Exhibit Three VisionPro Systems for a Range of Inspection Requirements at SMTAI
Inspection Equipment

ASC International to Exhibit Three VisionPro Systems for a Range of Inspection Requirements at SMTAI

MEDINA, MINNESOTAÂ- – ASC International, a leading manufacturer of 3-D solder paste inspection and automated optical inspection (AOI) systems, will exhibit in Booth #428 at the upcoming SMTA International Exhibition, scheduled to take place October 15-16, 2013 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Texas. Company representatives will demonstrate the VisionPro AP500, VisionPro M500 and...

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Meet the Juki Team at SMTA International
Printing Screens

Meet the Juki Team at SMTA International

MORRISVILLE, NCÂ- – Juki Automation Systems, Inc., a world-leading provider of automated assembly products and part of Juki Corporation, will exhibit in Booth #233 at the upcoming SMTA International Exhibition, scheduled to take place October 15-16, 2013 at the Fort Worth Convention Center in Texas. As a complete solutions provider, company representatives will highlight Juki’s placement...

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Solder Redefined
Sponsored

Solder Redefined

Indium Corporation has developed a new twist on traditional solder by developing a composite with a reinforced matrix internal structure. The result is a solder with increased strength and reliability. Check out this video to learn more about the mechanics behind the groundbreaking technology.

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