Retrofit Kit upgrades aged fire alarm control panels.

Retrofit Kit upgrades aged fire alarm control panels.

With 7200 Retrofit Kit, FCI 7200 Series fire alarm control panels can be upgraded to code-compliant technology of E3 Series® system, which provides advanced fire protection and autonomous control of in-building and outdoor emergency communications. Kit allows electrical components of E3 Series system to be installed within existing 7200 panel's backbox, in addition to utilizing existing...

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Moog Animatics Improves SmartMotor with Machine Builders in Mind

Santa Clara, Calif. -- Moog Animatics, a division of Moog Inc., announced today a significant improvement to their NEMA 23 frame SM23165D and SM23165DT model SmartMotorsTM based on machine builder recommendations. The -CDS option SmartMotor upgrade provides users the option of employing CAN communications through the D-Sub connector on the top of the motor instead of through the 5-pin connector...

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Haewa Achieves 50 Percent Savings in Time-To-First-Hole on its Enclosures

Haewa Achieves 50 Percent Savings in Time-To-First-Hole on its Enclosures

STEINHAUER uses CNC milling, drilling, tapping and engraving system to speed production on wide variety of cabinets, consoles and thermal enclosures Haewa Corporation, located in Duluth, Georgia, has been producing custom enclosures for a variety of applications in many industries since 1986. The company represents the new generation of metalbending shops and panel builders that have utilized the...

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AS-Interface I/O Modules accelerate analog to digital conversion.

AS-Interface I/O Modules accelerate analog to digital conversion.

Featuring round housing design, G11 Series includes 2 modules that offer 2 analog outputs each: one for 0-20 mA operation with flat cable connectivity and one for 0-20 mA operation with M12 round connector. Third module offers 4 analog outputs of either 0-20 mA or 0-10 V for flat cable connectivity that can be powered by AS-Interface or auxiliary power source. Output type of each module can be...

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Wireless Controller aids communication in remote parts of plants.

Providing packaged pushbutton controller for manufacturers and OEMs, Limitless(TM) Wireless Operator Interface (WOI Series) offers momentary and maintained contact options and provides wireless control from both person and position. Controller wirelessly can be used to turn equipment on/off, open or close gates/doors, or provide notification to remote locations. Communication is via Limitless(TM)...

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Pump Control System reduces wear by alternating operation.

Pump Control System reduces wear by alternating operation.

Available with 2 SJE MicroMaster(TM) switches, 2 SJE VerticalMaster® switches, or one SJE VerticalMaster® and one vertical reed switch, Ultra Nator(TM) controls 2, single-phase, 120 V, 15 A pumps using 2 receptacles for plug-and-play installation. In normal operation, pumps alternate as to equalize wear. Along with alarm battery back-up system with battery test feature, standard offerings...

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Unmanned Convoy System Currently Undergoing Military Trials Receives U.S. Patent

PETERSBORO, Utah - The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) awarded patent rights to Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI) for the Guideline(TM) Robotic Leader-Follower System (No. 8, 116, 921 B2). The Guideline Unmanned Convoy System provides a variety of immediate and significant benefits to military and industrial operators: - Reduce driving personnel by 2X or more - Keep more military...

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Robotic Packaging Automation Cell packs clamshells into cases.

Offering standardized, fully integrated solution that adapts to each customer's production line, ClamPAC(TM) minimizes food processor's integration complexity and deployment time. SoftPIC grippers, made of soft silicone that conforms to shape of clamshell, provide direct vacuum path to product, helping system achieve gentle handling at high speeds. Before delivery, customer-specific modifications...

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Motorized Positioning Stages offer 15-70 mm travel.

Motorized Positioning Stages offer 15-70 mm travel.

Comprising linear, rotary, goniometer, and vertical elevation stages with DSP-controlled microstepping drives, AX Series offers positioning accuracy to 5 microns and repeatability to ±0.3 microns. Units are available with tables from 40 x 40 mm to 120 x 120 mm, with 1.0 mm pitch ballscrew drive and both cross roller and caged ball designs for loads up to 20 kg. All stages support complete...

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Air Force Selects MLB/AAI Unmanned Aircraft Systems/BYU Combination to Develop Long-Endurance Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) Tier II-Size UAV

LAS VEGAS, N.M.- AUVSI - The Air Force has announced that the MLB V-Bat VTOL UAV has been selected for a Phase II SBIR award. They seek a vehicle that has an 8 ft. wingspan, 10 hour endurance, 55 lbs. gross take-off weight, and 70 mph cruise speed. The V-Bat's combination of VTOL operational convenience, with the safety of a shrouded fan and with fixed wing duration, in a small UAV system, will...

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