Emerson Chosen by Dynamic Fuels to Digitally Automate First Commercial-Scale Renewable Diesel Plant in North America

Emerson's PlantWeb® digital architecture selected for revolutionary venture between Tyson Foods, Inc., and Syntroleum Corporation to convert animal fats and greases into ultra-clean, renewable diesel AUSTIN, TEXAS (August 24, 2009) - Dynamic Fuels, a 50/50 venture of Tyson Foods, Inc., and Syntroleum Corporation, has awarded Emerson Process Management the contract to digitally automate North...

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Piezo Controller offers optical path control, beam steering.

Piezo Controller offers optical path control, beam steering.

Intended for piezo-based steering and stabilization mirror platforms, E-616 multi-axis controllers are offered in 4 open and closed-loop models as bench-top and OEM module versions. Closed-loop units contain 2 servo controllers, sensor circuit channels, and 3 power amplifiers that provide up to 10 W peak power. Internal coordinate transformation simplifies control of parallel kinematics designs,...

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ESD Protection Array targets digital consumer devices.

Housed in 4 x 1.7 mm, 16-lead TDFN package with 0.5 mm pitch, XtremeESD CM1238 provides 8 channels of ESD protection that meet ±15 kV contact discharge and ±20 kV air discharger per IEC61000-4-2 standard. Unit incorporates PicoGuard XS® architecture, which integrates inductors with diodes to create fixed point impedance matching for high speed data lines. Device is suited for digital TVs, LCD...

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Pump Controller is housed in outdoor NEMA 3R enclosure.

Pump Controller is housed in outdoor NEMA 3R enclosure.

Designed for use with submersible well and above ground centrifugal pumps, variable speed pump controller S-Drive(TM) is cUL listed to meet Canadian CSA safety standards. It controls standard 4 in. and 6 in. submersible motors, turbine pumps, and surface centrifugal pumps up to 30 hp in irrigation, and can be used for single-phase 230 V input in rural water applications. Unit provides...

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Compact ESD Array protects high-speed serial interfaces.

Supplied in 0.8 x 0.8 x 0.4 mm CSP, PicoGuard CM6100 provides 2 channels of 15 kV air discharge ESD protection with sub 1.5 pF capacitance for USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interfaces as well as LVDS and emerging serial interfaces such as MIPI used in handsets and mobile devices. Dynamic resistance (0.7 ohm) and clamping voltage (9.8 V typ) define how quickly internal diode reacts to ESD strike and how much...

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First-Ever Islanding Application of an Energy Storage System

CHICAGO, IL August 12, 2009 - AEP's Balls Gap Station Distributed Energy Storage System was commissioned and placed on-line earlier this year in Milton, West Virginia. The system fulfills a DOE goal to implement energy storage as a Smart Grid technology, and is the first US application of a battery serving radially-fed distribution system loads during periods when they are isolated from the grid...

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AC to DC Converters come in air- or liquid-cooled versions.

Available in 1-, 3-, and poly-phase circuit configurations, AC/DC converters support voltage range from 50-5,000 V and current from 30-30,000 A. Along with voltage, current, and thermal feedback, options include snubbers, laminated BUS, DC filer capacitors, and output bus bar. Standard versions are available, along with custom models that can be made to end-user specs, for applications that...

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Attitude Heading Reference Card has miniature design.

Available for integration within UAV flight control systems, AHC525 Attitude Heading Reference Card is DO-178B Level A-approved and designed for FAA-certified avionics systems (EFIS and Autopilot) in manned aircraft. Solution also creates opportunities for UAV flight control system developers and offers flexible architecture that allows for customer-specific features and interfaces. Configuration...

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North Carolina Job Shop Has Productivity go  Off The Charts

North Carolina Job Shop Has Productivity go Off The Charts

Owners credit their success to an entirely new CNC being used on all machine tools and metalforming equipment; claims to obsolete G-code Asheville, North Carolina is known as a cutting-edge art colony in the Blue Ridge Mountains, but one local metalworking job shop has recently found itself achieving unprecedented heights of cutting productivity, the result of a new Siemens CNC platform for which...

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Monitor detects level of solder paste for process control.

Paste Roll Height Monitor features lasers to detect presence of solder paste and Instinctiv® V9 user interface to simplify setup. Unit includes 2 sensors that sit on either side of squeegee blade framework support. Light curtain detects solder paste presence or absence and device sends signal to printer, which reads conditions as normal when paste breaks light beam. Automatic paste dispenser...

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Dies & Stamping Services with Over 25 Years of Experience

PDS is an established leader in progressive die stamping, with a reputation for providing precision and value that dates back more than half a century. Through extensive capabilities and a staff of seasoned professionals, we set the standard for quality, delivering flexible services that can meet the needs of the most challenging requirements. See our video to learn more.

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