Automation Systems

ABB to Supply Integrated Automation Systems for New Combined Cycle Plant in Thailand

System 800xA to control 114 MW plant, integrate automation and electrical systems Zurich, Switzerland, May 13, 2009 --ABB recently won a multi-million dollar contract from Hyundai Engineering to provide System 800xA for control and integration of automation and electrical systems for PTT Chemical's Electrical Power and Steam (EPS) Project. The new 114MW combined cycle power plant will be located...

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Cytometer Accessory automates plate/test tube handling.

CSampler(TM) accessory to Accuri C6 Flow Cytometer-® allows all steps from sample preparation to flow cytometry analysis to be done in same 96-well plate. It is compatible with 48- and 96-well microplates and deep-well plates, and also includes 24-tube rack for standard 12 x 75 mm test tubes. Polar-coordinates approach optimizes speed between distant wells, and system enables users to run...

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Emerson Wins Contract with Golar LNG to Automate Floating Storage and Regasification Unit

Emerson's technical prowess and expertise key to contract in new market AUSTIN, TEXAS (May 6, 2009) - Emerson Process Management announced today it has won a contract from Golar LNG to supply PlantWeb-® digital automation architecture for basic process control and safety systems on the Golar Freeze, a floating storage and regasification unit (FSRU) vessel. Currently an LNG carrier, the Golar...

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Robotic System is engineered for job shop automation.

Designed for use with small to mid sized CNC mills, lathes, and grinding machines, Minuteman XA add-on robotic automation system can be specified with Fanuc articulated robotic arm or gantry style automation. It facilitates real time changeover by using pre tooled/set-up kits for repeat jobs, and also allows for unattended night time operation. Options are available for different material...

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Emerson Host System is Registered as FOUNDATION(TM) Fieldbus Host

DeltaV(TM) system with AMS-® Suite predictive maintenance software completes Foundation's new Host Profile Registration Process verifying robust interoperability AUSTIN, TEXAS (April 30, 2009) - Emerson Process Management's DeltaV(TM) digital automation system with AMS-® Suite: Intelligent Device Manager has passed the Host Profile Registration Process as part of the Fieldbus Foundation's new...

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Quick Change Clamping Solution ensures process reliability.

Quick Change Clamping Solution ensures process reliability.

UNILOCK NSA series provides rapid change over between setups with less than 0.0002 in. repeatability. Workpieces are positioned in place within seconds, ensuring absolutely secure clamping during machining. Fully sealed against contamination, series takes up minimal machine space while simplifying workpiece changing and providing reliable, clean, and chip-free support surface. Forced airflow...

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Data Management Software offers complete library management.

Suited for small and medium sized libraries, Small Library Organizer Pro v2.1 includes features such as categorized due date, email/print overdue notices, and flexible spine labels, which give library administrator flexibility when executing library tasks. Library search module helps patrons find titles in library, while simple checking module enables patrons to check items in or out.

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Tridium Announces an Integration Partnership with Dedicated Micros

RICHMOND, VIRGINIA April 22, 2009 - Tridium, Inc., the global leader in software frameworks, open modular platforms, automation infrastructure technology and device-to-enterprise integration solutions today announced that it has formed a partnership with Dedicated Micros, Inc.- part of AD Group - to integrate its NetVu Connected DVRs and video servers into Tridium's NiagaraAX Framework building...

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German and South Korean Leaders Review ABB Renewable-Energy Capabilities at Hannover Messe

German and South Korean Leaders Review ABB Renewable-Energy Capabilities at Hannover Messe

Zurich, Switzerland, April 21, 2009 --- German Chancellor Angela Merkel and South Korean Prime Minister Han Seung-soo visited ABB's stand at a major trade fair in Hanover, Germany on April 20, where they reviewed technologies that maximize the output from renewable-energy plants and integrate their production into the grid. The leaders were also introduced to ABB's FlexPicker, a lightweight robot...

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ABB's System 800xA One of the First Systems Registered as FOUNDATION(TM) Fieldbus Host

ABB's System 800xA One of the First Systems Registered as FOUNDATION(TM) Fieldbus Host

Passed rigorous new test for openness and interoperability Wickliffe, Ohio, April 20, 2009 ---ABB announced today that its Extended Automation System 800xA was recently registered as an initial FOUNDATION fieldbus host system after it passed the Fieldbus Foundation's rigorous new Host Profile Registration Process. ABB is one of only two vendors that have received the new certificate according to...

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