Increased Performance for Sinamics S120 Motion Control Drive System from Siemens

Increased Performance for Sinamics S120 Motion Control Drive System from Siemens

The hardware of the Control Unit of the Sinamics S120 drive system from the Siemens Drive Technologies Division has been optimized and provided with a more powerful chipset. Thanks to the increased performance compared to the previous CU320, more drive axes can now be controlled using the new CU320-2 Control Unit. Furthermore, a CU320-2 version with onboard Profinet interface is now also...

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Digital Motor Control Modules meet SIL 3/PL e safety requirements.

Digital Motor Control Modules meet SIL 3/PL e safety requirements.

Fail-safe digital DM-F Local modules safely shut down motor in response to local fail-safe signal from sensor or controller, while DM-F Profisafe modules receive fail-safe signal via Profibus from fail-safe controller. Both are controlled by Simocode pro motor management device for safe shutdown of motors in process automation, and are configured using Simocode ES software. Simocode pro connects...

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Fingerprint, Finger Vein Scanner acquires data without contact.

By simultaneously acquiring fingerprint and finger vein characteristics, HS100-10 makes it difficult for impostors to deceive authentication system. Versatility compensates for characteristics of exceedingly dry or moist fingers, and USB interface lets users connect with PC in order to log on to its OS or unlock its screensaver in both stand-alone and ActiveDirectory-® environments. Unit is also...

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ABB's System 800xA Receives KEMA Certification for Electrical Integration

Controller interface for integrating intelligent electronic devices and other power system components passes rigorous KEMA conformance tests for global IEC 61850 standard Vasteras, Sweden - ABB announced today that its System 800xA Extended Automation controller has received KEMA certification for its IEC 61850 electrical integration interface. IEC 61850 is the global communication standard for...

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Honeywell's Experion R400 Wins Control Engineering's 2011 Engineers' Choice Award

Newest Version of Experion PKS Protects Investments and Reduces Total Cost of Ownership by up to 50 Percent PHOENIX, Feb. 23, 2011 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced that its Experion® Process Knowledge System (PKS) R400 control and automation platform has been awarded the Control Engineering 2011 Engineers' Choice Award in the process control systems category. Chosen by the publication's...

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Exar Demonstrates Programmable Power, Interface Solutions at Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany

FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 - Exar Corporation (Nasdaq: EXAR) will be showcasing its Power Management and Interface products at Embedded World 2011 in Nuremberg, Germany. Exar products can be seen March 1-3, 2011 in Hall 9, Stand 330. These products and the demonstrations highlight Exar's continuing focus on delivering high value differentiated silicon and software solutions. Power Management...

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Digital Temperature Controller supports temperatures over 2,000

Digital Temperature Controller supports temperatures over 2,000

Measuring 75 x 33 x 70 mm, 3699A Electronic Temperature Controller integrates 4-digit LED segment display, 4 pushbuttons, and timer control for energy savings. Power input options of 115/230 Vac, 50/60 Hz or 12-24 Vac/Vdc are available as well as output choices of SPST relay rated at 10 or 3 A, or 12-24 Vdc for external SSR and buzzer alarm. Designed for cooling and heating control for...

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Touch Controllers support button, slider, and wheel functions.

Supporting 7 and 12 channels, respectively, QTouch-® AT42QT1070 and AT42QT2120 feature unique touch sensing architecture that eliminates need for external components and uses only one I/O pin for each sensing channel. Capacitive touch controllers offer Adjacent Key Suppression support, self-calibration, auto-drift compensation, noise filtering, and selectable sleep interval. Units operate from...

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Cattron, a Unit of Laird Technologies, to Attend GEAPS Exchange 2011 Trade Show

Company to Focus on Locomotive Remote Controls for the Grain industry St. Louis, Missouri, USA - Laird Technologies, Inc., a global leader in the design and supply of customized performance-critical components and systems for advanced electronics and wireless products, today announced it will be attending the GEAPS (Grain Elevator and Processing Society) Exchange 2011 trade show. The trade show...

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WAGO 750-881 ETHERNET 2.0 Controller Earns Control Engineering's Engineers' Choice Award

WAGO 750-881 ETHERNET 2.0 Controller Earns Control Engineering's Engineers' Choice Award

GERMANTOWN, WI - Control Engineering readers have selected WAGO Corporation's 750-881 ETHERNET 2.0 Programmable Fieldbus Controller (PFC) as a recipient of the 2011 Engineers' Choice Award. Readers - professionals involved with control/automation technology - selected the best-of-breed among 100+ products in 30 categories based on technological advancement, service to industry and market impact....

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