Controls and Controllers

Intelligent Motion Controller integrates motion and logic.

Modicon® LMC058 expandable programmable automation controller offers motion control for synchronized axis, speed control, high-speed counting, and communication networks. Suited for OEMs, features include embedded Ethernet, CANmotion and CANopens, serial line, USB ports, compact I/O modules, slice I/O modules, removable terminal blocks, and spring terminals. Device utilizes SoMachine(TM)...

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Cutting Edge Perimeter Security System Performs Impressively at McAllen Airport

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - In mid 2009, a fiber optic intrusion detection system was installed on McAllen-Miller International Airport's perimeter fence. The system, known as Secure Fence(TM), was developed by Future Fibre Technologies and, one year on, the airport's security department reports the system has performed impressively. According to Donald Buck" Taft, Airport Security Coordinator at...

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LSI Expands 6Gb/s SAS Family with New High Port Count Storage Adapters

New MegaRAID, 3ware and HBA products allow single card to directly connect up to 24 drives inside the server or externally connect up to 512 devices for efficient and simplified storage expansion MILPITAS, Calif. - LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today launched in the channel new high port count 6Gb/s SATA+SAS MegaRAID® and 3ware® RAID controller cards and host bus adapters (HBAs). The new...

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Controls and Controllers

HMI Controller helps optimize production efficiency.

Using SoMachine(TM) automation software, Magelis® XBT GC HMI Controller combines human/machine interface technology with control system functions. Terminal includes modular I/O, Telefast wiring system for remote I/O, and communication networks. Once installed, unit's multitasking processor adapts to typology of machine, offering complete range of screen types and connection options. Updates...

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PLCs for OEMs facilitate machine development, installation.

Modicon® M238 and M258, utilizing SoMachine(TM) automation software, offers functionality to increase power and flexibility, effectively manage control equipment, and improve machine performance. While M258 suits machine builders in packaging, conveying/storage, textile, and woodworking industries, M238 accommodates needs of small automation systems. Both offer integrated business functions...

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LSI 3ware RAID Controller Cards Selected by Blue Box Group to Boost I/O Performance for Cloud-based Customers

6Gb/s SATA+SAS cards and Pogo Linux servers provide scalable, high-performance infrastructure for competitive edge in growing hosted services market segment MILPITAS, Calif.- LSI Corporation (NYSE: LSI) today announced that Blue Box Group, a Ruby on Rails web hosting company, has upgraded their existing 3Gb/s infrastructure with LSI(TM) 3ware® 6Gb/s SATA+SAS RAID controllers to meet the...

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Pilz Automation Technology and SCA Display UK Co-Develop Innovative Safety Solution for Hand-Fed Platen Press
Controls and Controllers

Pilz Automation Technology and SCA Display UK Co-Develop Innovative Safety Solution for Hand-Fed Platen Press

With the Health & Safety Executive about to commence on-site inspections of hand-fed platen presses, users of this high-risk machinery need to ensure that their presses meet the required safety standards. By working closely together, two companies have developed a novel, high integrity safety solution for a hand-fed platen press, which uses an array of light beam sensors and a modular safety...

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Controls and Controllers

ABB Wins $18 Million Mining Order in Australia

Comprehensive automation and electrical solution will optimize energy efficiency and performance of six mine site conveyors at Australia's largest underground mining project Houston, TX - ABB recently won an order worth $18 million to provide the complete electrical and automation system for six underground mine incline conveyors for Newcrest Mining's Cadia East gold and copper project, located...

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Automation Systems

Gantry Machine offers multi-axis motion platform.

Available in 3 fully assembled models, TechnoMod Gantry Machine comes complete with built-in industrial computer, swing arm console with monitor and keyboard, cabling, software, and enclosure. Travel ranges are 650 x 300 x 275 mm for Model 30, 650 x 450 x 275 mm for Model 45, and 650 x 650 x 275 mm for Model 65. For complex operations, 4th or 5th rotary axis can be added. Machine is suited for...

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Controls and Controllers

Integrated Controller Card optimizes variable speed drives.

Designed for Altivar 61 and 71 variable-speed drives, Altivar® IMC features embedded access to Ethernet and FTP/Web servers, allowing control of up to 32 distributed application architectures. Intelligent 2 MB memory, based on SoMachine(TM) software, performs complex operations. CANOpen Configurator embedded in software achieves total transparent access, allowing card to use drive local...

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