ABB Wins $400 Million Power Order in Kuwait

ABB Wins $400 Million Power Order in Kuwait

Substations to strengthen transmission grid, help meet rising demand Zurich, Switzerland, March 17, 2009 - ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth around $400 million from Kuwait's Ministry of Electricity and Water for three new substations to improve the country's electrical transmission grid. ABB will design, supply, install, test and commission the...

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Honeywell Technology Selected to Control Manufacturing Processes at Major U.S. Biotech Site

Solutions Will Help Drive Production Efficiency and Reliability for New Shire Human Genetic Therapies Facility PHOENIX, March 12, 2009- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced it will help a leading specialty biopharmaceutical organization expand its research and development capabilities for creating life-saving medications. Shire Human Genetic Therapies (HGT), a business unit of Shire plc, will...

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UHF RFID Access Control Reader has read range of up to 15 m.

UHF RFID Access Control Reader has read range of up to 15 m.

With suport for multi-protocal including ISO 18000-6C (EPC Gen 2) and ISO 18000-6B, UHF RFID access control reader DL910 is designed for vehicle or personal access applications, especially in gated communities and parking access control. Features include reading speed of less than 10 ms per 64 bits, customizable operating frequency between 860-960 MHz, and self-detecting ability to ensure that...

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Burshless DC Motor Controller suits automotive applications.

Model MLX81200 incorporates TruSense technology, which combines reluctance measurement with BEMF sensing for detection and tracking of the rotor position. SineDrive motor control allows shaping motor current to optimize efficiency and torque ripple for each motor, making it suited for applications like engine cooling fans and HVAC blowers. Features include 16 bit microcontroller, 30 Kb of flash...

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Control/Monitoring System automates up to 12 air compressors.

Ingersoll Rand X-Series System Automation eliminates inefficiencies of operating multiple compressor systems by managing up to 12 positive displacement compressors simultaneously. Managing compressors of different capacities and types in any combination/configuration, it offers several methods to optimize efficiency. Automation features include energy control capability, measuring of pressure...

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Position Controller suits applications with 2, 4, and 16 axes.

Position Controller suits applications with 2, 4, and 16 axes.

Utilizing high-speed motion control network, PLC-based CJ position controller can be paired with micro CP1H controller for small machine applications or combined with CJ1, CJ2, or CS1 devices for production line applications. Parameters are stored in module for optimized network access, and controller and servo drives are programmed using CX-One automation software. Motion control bus enables GN...

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Atmel's Low-Cost CAP Starter Kit Hosts Image Viewer Reference Design from PGC

Illustrates Ease and Rapidity of CAP Application Development; JPEG Compression and De-compression IP available from PGC Rousset, France and Taipei, Taiwan, February 26, 2009 - AtmelÂ-® Corporation (Nasdaq: ATML), and PGC (Progate Group Corporation) announced today the availability of a JPEG image viewer reference design ported onto the low-cost AT91CAP9A-STK Starter Kit for Atmel's AT91CAP9S...

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Dual-Clutch Technology Voted Transmission of the Future at CTI Symposium

BorgWarner Expects Its Pioneering DualTronicÂ-® Technology to Capture 80% of Dual-Clutch Transmission Market AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 11 / -- During the seventh International Car Training Institute (CTI) Symposium for Innovative Automotive Transmissions in Berlin, over 40% of participants responding to an on-site survey predicted dual-clutch technology will be the leading transmission by...

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MCUs suit industrial and consumer 8 and 16-bit applications.

Featuring high-performance 8-bit architecture with 130 nm embedded non-volatile memory, STM8S offers up to 20 MIPS CPU capability and 2.95-5.5 V operation, and provides true EEPROM data-write with 300,000-cycle durability. Functions include 10-bit Adc with up to 16 channels capable of converting in less than 3 microsec. Model STM8S105 comes with 16 MHz CPU frequency and up to 32 Kb Flash, while...

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Control Systems target extrusion machines.

Featuring coordinated one-line drive control, DS-eTPC delivers temperature control of up to 8 barrel heating/cooling zones per extruder. With Historian option, touch-panel controller can be connected to any PC running Internet ExplorerÂ-® so that temperature profiles, drive conditions, and pressure conditions can be saved in report format for future analysis. REACT System enables conditions...

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