Miscellaneous Controls

Fan Drives and Controller reduce fuel consumption and noise.
Miscellaneous Controls

Fan Drives and Controller reduce fuel consumption and noise.

Designed to aid in cooling of hotter-running, reduced-emission engines, VMaster® and Stratis(TM) Di Viscous Fan Drive and Controller systems offer precision, variable-speed performance. Endurance-tested VMaster Di responds rapidly to changing cooling requirements and offers optimized torque transmission and fan idling speed. Stratis Viscous Fan Drives feature reservoir, actuator, and valve...

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Modern Safety and Control for Packaging

Faster, more flexible, safer - with this objective in mind, the level of automation on plant and machinery continues to advance in all industries. Both safety and control technology take these high requirements into account. If necessary, powerful components can be combined to form complete systems, which guarantee safety on the one hand, and can increase productivity on the other. If the user...

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OEM Motor Drive provides positioning control.
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OEM Motor Drive provides positioning control.

Measuring 54 x 28 x 9 mm, Model EPOS2 36/2 controls brush DC motors as well as brushless EC motors, and is suited for single-axis and multiple-axis applications of miniature size. Plug-in module can be operated as speed controller or current controller in addition to position controller. Providing 36 V, 2 Amp operation, drive is designed to command and control within CANopen network, but can also...

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Automating a Confectionery Packaging Machine

Chocolate products place heavy demands on packaging machine manufacturers. Speed and flexibility need to be combined with gentle handling. The Italian company Fima specialises in the packaging of confectionery products. To make sure that the machines "stay in time" and that the individual modules are perfectly synchronized, the company uses Pilz motion control; not only does it control the...

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Panel Mount Controller features basic user interface.
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Panel Mount Controller features basic user interface.

Offering 1 universal input and option for up to 2 outputs, EZ-ZONE® PM Express is available in 1/32 or 1/16 DIN panel mount package as PID process controller or dedicated over and under-temperature limit controller. Supported by 2 menus, user interface makes product suited for basic applications and user levels. Standard bus communications provide product configuration via PC communications...

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Expanded Features Boost DS-eTPC Control Capabilities
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Expanded Features Boost DS-eTPC Control Capabilities

March 31, 2009 (Pawcatuck, Conn.)--Additional temperature control features and an option for historical data collection have been added to Davis-Standard's DS-eTPC touch-panel control system. The improved system, which offers processors coordinated line control, supports more customers across all product lines while maintaining pricing comparable to discrete controls. These new advantages are...

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Motion Control System Controls and Automates Packaging Machines

Packaging machines in the pharmaceutical sector are demanding: they have to be reliable, modular and versatile, but most of all they have to be flexible and efficient. The requirements of the corresponding drive and automation system are equally high. Pilz motion control manages the movement of all the servo axes to ensure that complex workflows from infeed to cartoning do not fall out of sync...

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Siemens Energy Awarded Third Series of U.S. Contracts to Upgrade Power Plant Controls with Advanced I&C System

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Siemens Energy's Instrumentation & Electrical Business Unit has been awarded its third series of new contracts for its innovative SPPA-T3000 distributed control system in 2009. Each contract is for upgrading the control systems at United States power generating facilities located in Alabama, New Jersey and Ohio with the installation of the SPPA-T3000. Since the...

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Control Module has integrated, modular design.
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Control Module has integrated, modular design.

Designed for use in conventionally wired applications, FieldQ(TM) control module covers applications from simple switching to high-end busses with diagnostic capability. Integrated solution enables on/off control and provides all benefits of rack and pinion pneumatic actuator with controls in modular package. Suited for new and retrofit applications, product is available with torque output from...

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Turning up the Heat for Insect Control

March 27, 2009 Three Rivers, Mich. - Armstrong International, a world leader in intelligent system solutions for steam, air and hot water utility applications, is turning up the heat on insect control in food processing facilities and other environments where methyl bromide has been used. "The EPA phase out of methyl bromide (except for critical use exemptions) has prompted many processors to...

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