Automation Systems

Siemens Expands Smart MCC Product Line

ATLANTA -- Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. announced today that it is expanding its TIASTAR Smart Motor Control Center (MCC) product offering to provide seamless integration of this line into customer sites with competitive control systems. Siemens is confident in the superior power and flexibility of the Smart MCC that utilizes the open Profibus-DP network, however, Profibus-DP networking may...

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Benchtop Systems provide DNA, RNA, and protein separation.

With 96-well and 384-well plate compatibility and ability to select single wells at any location in plate, LabChip® GX is suited for genomics applications, while LabChip GXII supports genomics and protein research. Both combine reproducible assay technology with advanced data analysis software, which allows visualization of results via electropherogram or virtual gel view. Leveraging...

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Parts Accumulator promotes manufacturing automation.

Parts Accumulator promotes manufacturing automation.

Comprised of heavy-duty, welded steel turntable; solid-state PLC control; and optional integrated conveyor, Rota-Rack(TM) enables any bar-fed CNC lathe equipped with parts catcher to run unattended for extended periods of time. It indexes each time finished part exits machine, safely collecting and protecting finished workpieces. Height-adjustable from 11-50 in., product has 1 m dia turntable...

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Motion Control System optimizes machine automation.

Motion Control System optimizes machine automation.

Generic Motion Control combines robotics, complex CNC 3D processing, linked axis movements, and single-axis positioning in one homogenous system. CNC cycle times of 400 -µs allow path precision in sub-micron range. In addition to parameter configuration and movement program operation, predefined visualization components provide simulation, logging, and process diagnostics. Flexible system...

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Misumi Empowers Engineers With Configurable Components ...And More

Misumi Empowers Engineers With Configurable Components ...And More

Configurable Component Tech Seminar to be held during show Schaumburg, Illinois-Misumi USA, Inc. will display its newest products for factory automation at the upcoming National Manufacturing Week (NMW) show in Rosemont, IL (Chicago) on September 23-25, 2008. Misumi is a world leader in supplying fixed and configurable components for all types of motion control, assembly and related factory...

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Pipe Welding System includes wire feeder unit.

Pipe Welding System includes wire feeder unit.

Equipped with 40 ipm welding carriage, PIPE KAT® Automated Pipe Welding System features linear oscillator with adjustable weave width and weld joint centerline adjustment. All electronic motorized functions incorporate jog settings. Supplied with main control box with 12 ft umbilical, 27 ft of gas hose, and ground cable, system offers wire feed spool capacity of 10 lb, maximum wire speed of 720...

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Emerson to Digitally Automate Two New Glass Plants in China with Plantweb® Architecture

FOUNDATION(TM) fieldbus will network intelligent devices throughout the smart plants. AUSTIN, TEXAS (May 27, 2008) - Emerson Process Management has been selected by the Zhejiang Changxing Glass Co., Ltd. and the Zhejiang Pinghu Glass Co., Ltd. to engineer and install PlantWeb® digital architecture with DeltaV automation systems and Emerson's intelligent field devices in new glass plants in the...

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Micro-Assembly-System is designed for tight work areas.

Micro-Assembly-System is designed for tight work areas.

Able to be converted for various functions within minutes, DCAM-XS is suitable for component assembly and testing. Basic version consists of 2-axis system based on linear servo motors, industrial PC with touchscreen, and control cabinet. Self-explanatory symbols facilitate choice of device functions, and end-product data is completely traceable. System measures 450 x 802 x 680 mm, with 176 x 176...

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Automation PC can be operated without fan.

Automation PC can be operated without fan.

Based on Intel® Core(TM) Duo technology, APC810 Automation PC combines Core(TM) Duo and Core(TM) 2 Duo processors in one housing. Suited for graphic applications and image processing, compact unit features bus topology, PCI slots, PCI express slots, and integrated UPS, as well as supports serial ATA hard disks. PC infrastructure provides fast connection of peripheral devices, while Gigabit...

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Advanced Poly-Packaging Brings Newest Machine To New York

US-5500 Among Products at Booth #4539 (Akron, OH) May 2, 2008 - Customers will get their first chance to see one of Advanced Poly-Packaging, Inc.'s newest packaging solutions at EastPack. The US-5500 Net- Weigh/Counting Scale is designed with kit packagers in mind by integrating partitions with LED lights and a traditional counting method. The lights tell the operator which product to load and...

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