Controls and Controllers

Wind Tunnel Control System enables precise feedback.

Addressing need for precise feedback in aerospace wind tunnel testing, control system automates adjustments between stages, provides measurements, and logs data to computer. It also lets engineers make adjustments during live testing as well as see immediate impact of wind force against target movement. Systems can be provided for any surface control testing scenario for vehicles, including...

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Hot Surface Ignition Control facilitates safe retrofits.
Miscellaneous Controls

Hot Surface Ignition Control facilitates safe retrofits.

Designed for OEM and replacement for natural or manufacturer gas or LP applications, microprocessor-based 8X Series provides standard wiring and configuration to facilitate installation. Internal circuitry monitors system gas valve, wiring, and hot surface element while automatically shutting down system in case of failed or shorted circuit. Also, ODL (Optical Data Link) programming can download...

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Remote Control Potentiometers facilitate automation upgrades.
Miscellaneous Controls

Remote Control Potentiometers facilitate automation upgrades.

Operating at 24 Vdc, MR266 Series Remote Control Rheostats and MR267 Series Remote Control Potentiometers offer choice of 4-20 mA or 0-10 V input/output interface for compatibility with PLC, DCS, A/D, D/A, and other control devices. MR267 Series replaces low power potentiometers rated less than 5 W, in range of 100 to 100K W, while MR266 Series replaces high power rheostats in range of 2.0 to 50K...

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Power Controller protects critical military equipment.
Miscellaneous Controls

Power Controller protects critical military equipment.

Suited for applications such as motors, power supplies, and other power electronics, Ultrafast Power Controller (UPF) will protect array of solid-state transmitters which can sense and shutdown power bus in less than 10 Â-µsec upon specified fault conditions. Proprietary circuit of custom magnetics isolates power bus from control and sense circuits. Other capabilities include voltage...

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Miscellaneous Controllers

Ultra Low Power Microcontrollers offer 20 MIPS performance.

Housed in 7 x 7 mm package, C430F513x Series combines ultra-low power MSP430(TM) MCU with sub-1 GHz CC1101 RF transceiver. Series includes 8 models that offer LCD- and non-LCD options and support security options such as integrated AES hardware module. With third party developer ecosystem and capability to support multiple protocols, MCUs are suitable for home and building automation, smart...

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Miscellaneous Controllers

Sigma Design Company Helps Firms Develop: Microcontrollers, Analog and Digital Circuit Design, Test and Measurement Instrumentation, Motion Control and other Industrial Control Systems

Sigma Design Company is please to announce that they have expanded their development and prototype service offerings in the area of electronic product development and electronic engineering consulting services with emphasis on devices and equipment with embedded microcontrollers. This includes: firmware, embedded systems, microcontrollers, analog and digital circuit design, test and measurement...

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Miscellaneous Controls

Asphalt Paving Control System automates adjustment of paver screed.

With AutoAdjust feature, 3D Trimble® PCS900 monitors height of trailing edge of screed and automatically corrects for errors to achieve smoothness of asphalt mat. Contractor can switch from grade and slope mode to 3D mode, depending on requirements of project. Suitable for mounting on new or used asphalt paving machines, PCS900 can be configured with combination of sonic tracers, slope...

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Programmable Logic Controllers

Precise and Efficient Weighing with PLC

Precise and efficient weighing is achieved through Hapman's programmable logic controller (PLC). The PLC is designed specifically to meet the customer's unique processes, which can include varying batches, multiple feeders and other requirements. Complex processes are streamlined with pre-programmed routines, reducing operator time and risk of error in calculating batch needs. The filler is...

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Electronic Lock System controls access to water facilities.
Access Control Systems

Electronic Lock System controls access to water facilities.

Comprising electronic lock cylinders and programmable keys, CyberLock gives water districts control over when and by whom critical areas can be accessed. System audits openings and exceptions such as unauthorized attempts to gain access, enabling management to investigate incidents, head off potential problems, and meet local and Federal security mandates. Each authorized user's key can be...

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AC Motor Controllers and Drives

Siemens to Supply Pumping Solution for TransCanada's Keystone Expansion in North America Order Volume More Than USD180 Million

Siemens Energy has received an order to supply integrated pumping solutions for TransCanada's Keystone Gulf Coast Expansion Project. The pipeline will transport crude oil from Alberta, Canada to serve markets on the U.S. Gulf Coast. The expansion will complement the overall Keystone pipeline system, with the first phase expected to begin delivering crude oil to the U.S. Midwest in mid-2010. The...

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