Computers

Corelis JTAG Tools Advance Manufacturing Test for Red Lion Controls

Complete ScanExpress JTAG/boundary-scan system reduces cost and improves production test time. Cerritos, CA – Corelis, Inc., the leading supplier of high-performance boundary-scan test and measurement tools, announced the successful deployment of Corelis ScanExpress tools at Red Lion Controls for testing Human Machine Interface (HMI) products. The combination of ScanExpress boundary-scan and...

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Power Supplies

DC/DC Power Modules deliver greater than 95% peak efficiency.

Integrating DC/DC converter with power MOSFETs, shielded inductor, and passives into 10 x 10 x 4.3 mm QFN package, SIMPLE SWITCHER® Series includes 10 A Model LMZ31710, 7 A Model LMZ31707, and 4 A Model LMZ31704. Modules combine power efficiency of synchronous switching regulator at greater than 95% with simplicity of linear regulator, while eliminating loop compensation design and inductor...

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Computers

Wearable Near Eye Display leverages SiP technology.

Provided with Android 4.2 environment, Smart GlassÂ- is powered by 5-in-1 system SiP (dual-core 1.5 GHz ARM-based application processor, 2 units of DDR3L, and 2 units of NAND). This 720p (HD) near-eye display, equipped with wireless, GPS, 9-axis sensor, camera, and microphone features, provides instant access to information anytime, anywhere through any cloud service. WiFi Miracast support,...

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Controls and Controllers

Metso and Fortum Heat Develop a Cutting-Edge District Heating Network Optimization Solution

Accurate control improves heat delivery efficiency by decreasing heat losses in the network, and it also enables a plant to maintain optimal operation conditions during fast changes in electricity and heat consumption. Fortum's Suomenoja CHP plant in Espoo is the first power plant in Finland to optimize the dynamics of its district heating network using multivariable model predictive control....

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Understanding Water Hammer
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Understanding Water Hammer

DFT Inc's engineers have been working with professionals in a range of industries for decades, helping to identify and resolve the underlying causes of water hammer. In this eBook you will learn about many of these common causes, how they impact your system and some of the basic changes you can make to eliminate them. In this eBook you will learn: What causes water hammer and why it is such a persistent problem. The role design plays in reducing the risk water hammer poses to your system. DFT's professional recommendations for coping with water hammer.

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Controls and Controllers

Metso Wins Order for over 4,000 Intelligent Valve Controllers from Sino-Venezuela Guangdong Petrochemical Company in China

Metso has won a large order for intelligent valve controllers from Sino-Venezuela Guangdong Petrochemical Company for its 20 million ton-per-year, heavy crude processing project. The preliminary estimated quantity is over 4,000 units, including the ND7000 series standard, intrinsically safe, and explosion-proof models. Tang Yezhu, Area Sales Manager, Metso Automation says: The ND product series...

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Inspection Equipment

Virtek Vision Joining Gebrüder Spiegel AG to Present LaserQC AFM Inspection and Iris SPS at Blechexpo

The 11th International trade fair for sheet metal working will be held November 5 through 8 at the Stuttgart Exhibition Centre. WATERLOO, Canada - Virtek Vision International announced today their participation with GebrÃ-¼der Spiegel AG in hall 7, Gasparini stand 7515 at Blechexpo. Virtek will be presenting its LaserQC® Automatic Form Measurement (AFM) system and Iris™ SPS (Spatial...

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Electric Actuators are designed for facilitated commissioning.
Controls and Controllers

Electric Actuators are designed for facilitated commissioning.

Available for Â-½–4 in. control valves, AEL 5 series is reversible, having linear output, and features internal components – PCB, positioner card, limited switches – affixed to aluminum support for holding/fitting accessories. Design with easy commission limit switch adjuster lets user loosen cam with one screw and then adjust its position with second screw. Valve...

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Safety Controller fosters seamless automation integration.
Controls and Controllers

Safety Controller fosters seamless automation integration.

Combining automation and safety on same EtherCAT® network in mixed I/O backplane, NX series promotes design flexibility and minimizes wiring costs. Intuitive software programming environment reduces machine and safety design time, while auto configuration restart function eliminates need for tools or software to exchange I/O hardware. Consequently, seamlessly integrated solution helps...

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Modules

Hold-Up Module targets avionic and military applications.

Housed in 1 x 1.5 in. module, Model HUGD-300 is intended for applications that need to meet power hold up requirements in designs up to 300 W. Front-end module boosts capacitor charging voltage, using user-settable voltage from 30–80 V, and ensures on-board applications remain operational between 50–200 ms or more when input voltage drop occurs. Device incorporates reverse polarity...

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