Controls and Controllers

WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM Celebrates 15th Anniversary

GERMANTOWN, WI - May 2010 - The WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM is celebrating 15 years of fieldbus-independence, modularity and scalable performance. Debuting at the 1995 Hannover Fair, the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM streamlined traditional networking via two-conductor lines for distributed inputs and outputs. This yielded I/O controllers housing the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM's greatest attribute: fieldbus-independence. Unheard of...

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Controls and Controllers

Controller/Monitor Combination protects industrial engines.

To facilitate industrial engine control/monitoring, IEM-2020 Industrial Engine Module provides engine protection, metering, and J1939 communications from one package. BESTCOMSPlus, also included, offers programming and setup software for remote control and monitoring as well as programmable logic and USB communications. Supplied in ruggedized and fully potted design, module provides 16...

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Torque Motor Power Controller works with 3-phase AC motors.
Controls and Controllers

Torque Motor Power Controller works with 3-phase AC motors.

Able to control power supply without losing torque output, TMP-1 allows complete control between controller and motor. It also offers 3 methods for setting torque and provides option to change torque between 2 levels by switching between internal potentiometer and external potentiometer/voltage. Other standard features include alarm output function, instantaneous bidirectional operation by CW/CCW...

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Wireless Serial Printer Adapter uses Bluetooth(TM) technology.
Electronic Adapters

Wireless Serial Printer Adapter uses Bluetooth(TM) technology.

Suited to POS applications where printer can be up to 100 m away, 34 x 36 x 13 mm LM048SPA is designed to replace standard RS232 serial cables connected to printers. Bluetooth Class 1 RS232 adapter includes out-of-paper warning, and firmware ensures authentic signal response with smooth dataflow. Supporting serial baud rates from 4.8-230.4 Kbps, adapter is factory-preset for communication at...

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Controls and Controllers

Directly Monitor Safety Speeds and Stop Conditions with AS-Interface®

Minneapolis, Minn.-May 21, 2010 - TURCK introduces a new AS-interface® (AS-i) speed monitor that monitors safety speeds and stop conditions on up to two axes. The speed monitor, manufactured by Bihl+Wiedemann, is part of the large range of AS-i safety products distributed by TURCK in the United States. The speed monitor may be efficiently programmed using a configuration push-button or by...

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CAN-Bus PCI-104 Module features 2,500 Vdc isolation protection.
Modules

CAN-Bus PCI-104 Module features 2,500 Vdc isolation protection.

Supplied with standard PCI-104 interface, 2-port, 16 MHz Model PCM-3680I connects control units and transmissions in automation applications. CAN enables real-time data transmission and error detection, and when errors accidentally occur, CAN network will automatically repeat transmissions. Operating from -40 to 85°C, module includes LEDs that indicate transmit/receive status on each port,...

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Controls and Controllers

Hot Swap Controller monitors board-level operations via I2C.

Supplied in 24-pin, 4 x 5 mm QFN package, LTC®4280 operates from 2.9-15 V and has onboard 8-bit ADC and IÂ-²C compatible interface. Integrated digital power monitoring enables platform management in high-availability systems, measuring of card voltages and currents, as well as recording past and present fault conditions. Along with 26 mV current limit, IC features adjustable circuit...

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CNC Honing System profile-hones diesel cylinder liners.
Honing Equipment

CNC Honing System profile-hones diesel cylinder liners.

Featuring 20 hp vertical spindle with max stroke length of 60 in., max stroke rate of 90 fpm, and 0-300 rpm speed, SV-500 Series creates whole-bore, constant crosshatch, and custom profiled or tapered bores up to 12 in. dia, or larger. Servo-stroking system enables honing of complex parts, such as those with interrupted, tandem, blind, or geometrically flawed bores. Electromechanical design...

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Irsching 5 Combined Cycle Power Plant Near Ingolstadt Sets New Standards
Controls and Controllers

Irsching 5 Combined Cycle Power Plant Near Ingolstadt Sets New Standards

Siemens built the plant as a turn-key project On May 17, 2010, after around two years of construction, the Irsching 5 combined cycle power plant near Ingolstadt was put into operation in an official ceremony. The owner of the new plant is GKI (Gemeinschaftskraftwerke Irsching GmbH), a project company consisting of E.ON Kraftwerke GmbH, N-ERGIE AG, Mainova AG and HEAG Südhessische Energie AG....

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Controls and Controllers

Siemens to Supply Power Island Equipment to California

Siemens Energy has received an order to supply the power island for the repowering of El Centro Generating Station Unit 3 in California. ARB, Inc., a multinational construction company, will be the EPC contractor for the facility. Operator and owner of the power plant is Imperial Irrigation District (IID), California's third largest public power provider. Construction will begin on the project in...

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