Controls and Controllers

Honeywell to Modernize Nordics' Largest Refinery

New Advanced Control System Will Enhance Efficiency and Increase Clean Fuel Production at Lysekil Refinery BRACKNELL, U.K. — Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced that it has been selected by Preem AB to modernize one of Europe’s largest refineries – Preemraf Lysekil – with Honeywell’s Enhanced High Performance Process Manager (EHPM) industrial process controllers. The project should...

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Controls and Controllers

Metso's Automation to Run Asia's Largest-capacity Biomass Power Plant

Metso’s advanced automation technology for difficult fuel mixes enters South Korea GS Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd. (GS E&C), has chosen Metso to supply automation for the Dangjin 4 Biomass Power Plant, currently under construction in Dangjin City, about 70 km southwest of Seoul in South Korea. Once completed in 2015, the 105 MW plant will be the largest of its kind in Asia. With the new...

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Controls and Controllers

Emerson Gives New Lease on Life to Mexican Port Cranes

Control Techniques’ cutting-edge DC drives selected to modernize aging port cranes MINNEAPOLIS, MNÂ- - Advanced DC drives from Control Techniques, an Emerson Industrial Automation company, were selected by Terminal de Contenedores de Yucatán (TCY), to modernize the control system on an aging ship-to-shore crane in Progreso, México. TCY, owned by Grup TCB of Spain, is the most...

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Atmel Achieves Windows 8 Certification for XSense, the Innovative Flexible Touch Sensor Material
Controls and Controllers

Atmel Achieves Windows 8 Certification for XSense, the Innovative Flexible Touch Sensor Material

Certification Allows Atmel's Award-winning XSense to Deliver a High-Performance Touch Experience For Next-Generation Windows 8 Smartphones, Tablets, Ultrabooks and PCs SAN JOSE, Calif. –Â- Atmel® Corporation (NASDAQ: ATML), a global leader in microcontroller (MCU) and touch technology solutions, today announced the company's groundbreaking XSense® flexible touch sensor has...

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Controls and Controllers

GbE Server Controller scales for cloud computing applications.

Integrating management controller with network controller, BCM5725 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Server Controller deliversÂ- streamlined, Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) and manageability solution. Features that complement large data center and cloud environments include integrated 10/100/1000BASE-T and transceiver, IEEE 802.3az-2010 compliance, x1 PCIe+ v2.1 at 5.0 or 2.5 GT/s, SMASH...

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Vacuum Pumps feature variable speed drive.
Motor Controllers and Drives

Vacuum Pumps feature variable speed drive.

Using variable speed drive, VFD Series Vacuum Pumps can be slowed down or sped up to match conveying requirements for each vacuum receiver station. By controlling speed, drive allows user to save energy and helps keep material undamaged during conveying process. In addition, drive allows for mixing of conveying line sizes, where long, intermediate and short runs can have different size tubing.

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Digital Weight Indicator offers over 20 setpoints and actions.
Controls and Controllers

Digital Weight Indicator offers over 20 setpoints and actions.

Housed in stainless steel enclosure with removable indicator face and overall depth of just over 4 in., 880 Performance Series is designed to mount within larger control panels and in DIN-rail applications. Modular programmable unit adapts to broad spectrum of technologies, whether they require USB, RS-232, or standard Ethernet connection. In addition to operating as standalone controller,...

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Switches

Rockwell Automation Expands Portfolio of Industrial Network-Infrastructure Products to Help Control and Network Engineers Design More Secure and Reliable Infrastructures

Switch portfolio now includes a services router, Network Address Translation, Power over Ethernet and expanded fiber capabilities MILWAUKEEÂ- – Rockwell Automation is expanding its Allen-Bradley Stratix family of industrial switches and routers, and announcing new wireless and security products designed to meet industrial networking requirements. Expansions include: Stratix 5700 managed...

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Controls and Controllers

ILC Dover Demonstrates Flood Mitigation Solution in Lower Manhattan on Sandy Anniversary

Collaborating with the MTA and other agencies to protect valuable infrastructure Â-  ILC Dover, developer and manufacturer of the Spacesuits used by NASA since man first walked on the moon as well as those in use outside the International Space Station today, conducted a demonstration of the Resilient Tunnel Plug (RTP) to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the Secretary of Housing and Urban...

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Automation Systems

Tier 1 Automotive Supplier Selects Evana Automation to Supply Custom Automated Assembly System by February 2014

Efficient assembly, testing of ABS brake control modules at core of new system Evansville, Indiana – Evana Automation Specialists, a subsidiary of Phillips Service Industries (PSI) and leading Systems Integrator and builder of custom, automated assembly and test systems, recently received a contract from a Tier 1 automotive supplier to provide a custom automated assembly system that will...

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