Controls & Controllers

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Micro-Grid Switch stores/couples energy to meet peak load needs.

Sep 08, 2016

Sub-cycle switching DTI Micro-Grid Power Controller can store power from renewable energy sources and be coupled to grid to meet peak load requirements in real-time. Providing bi-directional power flow, key system elements include grid-tied inverter at medium voltage and lower-voltage DC bus. Design uses redundant switches in series and features DC link that connects to grid at... Read More

Cleaning Products & Equipment, Controls & Controllers

M-B Companies Rely on Twin Disc for Runway Broom

Sep 07, 2016

The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport takes snow seriously. When it needed to update its equipment, it turned to M-B Companies to supply a tractor-mounted runway sweeper broom. The state-of-the-art unit includes a compact Twin Disc AM110 Pump Drive that utilizes the full horsepower of the rig to drive the hydraulic machinery. M-B Companies chose the Twin Disc Pump Drive to ensure that... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, HVAC, Test & Measuring Instruments

CSZ's Stability Chambers Now 21 CFR Part 11 Compliant

Sep 07, 2016

Helping our customers make safe reliable products Cincinnati Sub-Zero’s (CSZ) stability chambers and stability rooms incorporate our EZT-570S controller which is now validated to comply with the FDA 21 CFR Part 11 guidance document for electronic records and digital signatures. This is an important feature for those in Pharmaceutical and Medical markets which use stability chambers to test or... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mounting & Attaching Products

Gearheads vs. Programmable Index Drives for Horizontal Rotation Application

Sep 07, 2016

In Industrial Automation, it seems there is a growing trend of rotation devices to become infinitely programmable. When doing so, some find using a gearbox or gearhead would work fine for this, coupled to a servo motor or AC motor with encoder. Others have been finding out the difficult way that on horizontal rotating applications where high inertias coupled with the requirement for high accuracy... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

The Sercos User Groups Will Present Two multi-vendor Demos at the Industrial Automation North America (IANA) Show, Sept. 12-17, 2016 in Chicago

Sep 07, 2016

Sercos will present two multi-vendor interoperability demos plus other products from member companies at IANA in booth E-4448 in the McCormick East Building. The systems demonstrate that Sercos has the functionality and performance to operate synchronized motion, I/O and safety while allowing full TCP/IP communication with each device over a single Ethernet ring. Since 1988, Sercos'... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Ethernet-Based DIO/Control Interface works with Total Vu(TM) HMI.

Sep 02, 2016

Offering isolated switch inputs, Form C relay outputs, encoder input, and timer-controlled Form A relay outputs, Net I/O provides process monitoring, control, and reporting platform for 100% Ethernet-based users of Total Vu™ HMI monitoring and control software. All I/O of this Ethernet-based DIO and control interface add-on is packaged in one enclosure, and all connections use detachable... Read More

Automatic ID, Controls & Controllers

Farpointe Long-Range Access Control Systems Now Support MIFARE DESFire EV1

Sep 02, 2016

Farpointe Data's Ranger Transmitter Supports Long Range, Proximity and, Now, Smart Card Presentation Technologies Sunnyvale, Calif., USA - Farpointe Data, the access control industry's trusted global partner for RFID solutions, today announced that access control manufacturers, distributors and integrators can now add a 13.56-MHz contactless smart card module with MIFARE® Classic or... Read More

Computer Hardware & Peripherals, Controls & Controllers, Test & Measuring Instruments

IIoT Interface accelerates Intelligent Factory demand response.

Sep 02, 2016

Supporting secure local network and private cloud-based data resources, ProNetConneX provides data and connectivity needed by Intelligent Factories. Solution connects, collects, and analyzes machine data within Intelligent Factory network to maximize productivity and efficiency. Offering secure connectivity to software management systems via MTConnect standard, this IIoT solution, fully... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools

High Productivity Machining Cell Showcases Process Control at IMTS 2016

Aug 30, 2016

Renishaw demonstrates how monitoring process control facilitates an increase in productivity and accuracy Renishaw, a leader in precision engineering technologies will exhibit a high-productivity machining cell at IMTS 2016. Visitors to the booth (E-5509) will see a demonstration of how the cell’s complementary technologies contribute to achieve high levels of productivity and manufacturing... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Laboratory and Research Supplies and Equipment, Mechanical Power Transmission

HEIDENHAIN to Offer Daily Motion Control Presentations at IMTS Booth -See Schedule Online Here - http://www.heidenhain.us/wp-content/uploads/TakeTen.pdf

Aug 30, 2016

SCHAUMBURG, IL – Bringing its international expertise in the area of motion control to the International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago’s McCormick Place (Sept. 12 – 17), HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION will offer five different concise presentations covering the latest in manufacturing technology at their booth (#E-5226) each day of the show.  Each presentation will last a... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Self-Learning Soft Starters suit motor applications up to 100 hp.

Aug 29, 2016

Supporting use with AC induction motors up to 100 A, 75 mm wide RSGD Series (220–600 Vac) employs self-learning algorithm that works with different applications without requiring adjustment of initial torque. These 3-phase soft starters, along with integrated electronic overload protection, PTC input, and diagnostic functions, provide Modbus 2-wire serial communication protocol for... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Low-Voltage Motor Control uses single phase AC line source.

Aug 29, 2016

Combining regen-capable switching power supply with low voltage drive, Model DCH403-10 controls low voltage motors without negative effects of current spikes or large BUS voltage associated with typical 115/230 Vac controls. Built-in circuitry diverts regenerative current to dump resistor, allowing for quick braking. Additional features include NO or NC contacts for alarm output, torque mode... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Electronic Pressure Controller handles up to 3000 psig.

Aug 29, 2016

Intended for static or low-flow applications of non-corrosive gases, EPR-3000 controls pressure within closed system or in applications with small constant flow rates and provides pilot signal for dome-loaded regulators in high-pressure applications. Design has dual proportional valve construction and does not bleed gas when at steady state pressure. While electronic control is... Read More

Controls & Controllers, HVAC

Laird's Liquid Cooling Systems and Temperature Controllers Designed for Semiconductor Fabrication Equipment

Aug 29, 2016

Laird’s comprehensive thermal management solutions deliver complete cooling systems with precise temperature control and stability for semiconductor process equipment... August 23, 2016 - Global technology leader Laird (LRD: London) has developed custom cooling and temperature control systems for semiconductor fabrication equipment. The critical production tools used in semiconductor... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Mass Flow Controller performs accurately in high-volume processes.

Aug 26, 2016

Able to manage industrial processes with chaotic upstream fluctuations, MCRH accommodates flow rates up to 5,000 slpm with pressure drop of 12.1 psig FS and without compromising speed or precision of gas control. Stable and programmable unit, available with digital and analog communications options, has optimized flow geometry and precisely and rapidly controls mass flow rate, volumetric flow... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Services

2016 CTIA Awards Finalist Lean One-Touch Single Station Solution(TM) by FutureDial Streamlines Workflows & Boosts Profit Margins for the Mobile Device Supply Chain

Aug 26, 2016

FutureDial's Lean One-Touch Platform™ is recognized by CTIA industry expert panel for award consideration as a Best in Mobility Management Solution for automating and consolidating device processing to increase speed and effectiveness while driving down operation costs for mobile supply chain businesses. SUNNYVALE, Calif. - The reverse supply chain for smartphones and tablets is big... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Mobile App simplifies security device integration, configuration.

Aug 25, 2016

EntraPass Go Install lets system integrators and end-users connect to EntraPass servers by selecting from server list or adding one manually. Scanning QR code containing controller MAC address and serial number enables remote configuration of controller and doors without desktop computer, and pre-populated fields for doors can be modified and labeled with names. With test activities... Read More

Controls & Controllers

Raytheon Awarded Up to $104 Million to Modernize Ground Controls for U.S. Air Force Global Hawk

Aug 24, 2016

New mission control stations will enhance ISR capabilities DULLES, Va., Aug. 22, 2016 - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a subcontract valued up to $104 million to modernize the ground segment for the U.S. Air Force RQ-4 Global Hawk autonomous aircraft. Raytheon partners with Northrop Grumman as the ground integrator for Global Hawk contracts. Raytheon and Northrop Grumman have a... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Mechanical Power Transmission

Dairy Producer Reduces Refrigeration Energy Use by 18-21% with Dyneo Permanent Magnet Motors

Aug 23, 2016

A Belgium-based producer of dairy products is achieving minimum energy savings of at least 18% from its refrigeration process as a result of switching to Dyneo permanent magnet motor technology from Control Techniques Leroy-Somer. The solution, which also features a Leroy-Somer Powerdrive high-power modular drive, is being used in an industrial refrigeration system that cools milk after... Read More

Controls & Controllers, Display & Presentation Equipment, Electrical Equipment & Systems

IBC2016: Zylight Demonstrates Wireless Lighting Control, LED Lighting Options

Aug 22, 2016

LOS ANGELES – Zylight, a leading manufacturer of innovative LED lighting solutions, will demonstrate several of its LED lighting products, including its new Pro-Panel™ variable color LED soft light, “Flat Fresnel” F8-100 and F8-200 models, and Newz on-camera light, during IBC 2016 (Stand 12.D46), which runs Sept. 8-12 at the RAI Amsterdam. For the first time at IBC, the company will also... Read More