Automation Systems

Automation Systems

GE Fanuc Introduces TranSphere Wireless Communications for Automation

Solution Reduces Wiring and Termination Costs Between Devices, Machines and Controllers CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, OCTOBER 24, 2007 GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, today announced the introduction of its new TranSphere Wireless communications products for automation needs. This offering includes extended range IP networking, wireless IP/Ethernet connectivity, and...

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Miscellaneous Analyzers

Automation System offers advanced process control features.

Suited for various process plants, SIMATIC® PCS 7 v7 is available with auto tuning and gain scheduling, predictive control, fuzzy logic, and neural network control. APC functionality is delivered by set of embedded function blocks, which run in controller along side standard logic with pre-built faceplates for operation and monitoring through HMI. At most advanced level, PCS 7 offers...

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Power Systems

Kansas Project Solar House Demonstrating Off-Grid Capabilities with a Little Help from the Sun and Siemens Building Technologies

Kansas State University and University of Kansas now competing in the Department of Energy's Solar Decathlon at the National Mall in Washington D.C. BUFFALO GROVE, Ill., Oct. 16 -- Engineering and Architecture students from Kansas State University and University of Kansas are hoping that thousands of people from across the country will visit the Kansas Project Solar House at the National Mall in...

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Power Plants

ABB to Supply Automation and Electrical Systems for Germany's Newest Coal-Fired Power Plant

2007-06-19 - In November 2006, the foundation stone was laid in Duisburg-Walsum for Germany's first hard coal-fired power plant to be built in 11 years. ABB will supply the entire package for the electrical and automation systems for the plant. The main contractor, Hitachi Power Europe GmbH, is building the power plant in cooperation with the consortium partner, Hitachi Ltd. for the clients STEAG...

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Power Distribution Systems

ABB Wins $140-million Smelter Project in Qatar

Power and automation systems will support world's largest aluminum plant Zurich, Switzerland, August 20, 2007 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been awarded a $140-million contract by Qatalum, a joint venture between Qatar Petroleum and Norway's Hydro Aluminum. The partners are constructing what will be the world's largest aluminum plant built in one phase in Qatar....

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Data Collection Systems

OneUp Innovations to Install Eton Production System

OneUp Innovations to Install Eton Production System ALPHARETTA, GA - October 1, 2007 - Eton Systems, the world's leading provider of unit production systems (UPS) for the sewn-products industries, announces that OneUp Innovations, Inc., maker of Liberator® bedroom adventure gear, will install the Eton automated production and shop floor data collection system in its Norcross, GA (USA)...

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Programmable Logic Controllers

Plastics OEM, Thoreson-McCosh, Integrates Total Controls System Solution with Siemens SIMATIC S7-200 Micro PLCs

Modern production and processing machines are required to satisfy ever-increasing demands for productivity, cost effectiveness and flexibility. Shorter throughput times and faster retooling are expected norms for an efficiently-operating plant. Eliminating costly disturbances and downtime resulting from maintenance work, or the lack of it, is critical to maintaining process flow and...

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Miscellaneous Controllers

OptiCAN Network Provides for Distributed Control

FREDERICKTOWN, OHIO, September 21, 2007 - Divelbiss Corporation, serving the electronic and industrial control industry since 1974, announces availability of OptiCAN a dedicated CAN network protocol which allows all CAN enabled PLC on a Chip® based products to interact. The basic protocol is now standard in the Divelbiss EZ Ladder® software and allows for up to ten (10) nodes in the OptiCAN...

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