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  • Is Industrial Automation evolving to IT? 
    Is Industrial Automation evolving to IT?

    By Bill Lydon, Editor
    Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet, Industrial Internet Protocol (IP) all relate to the... MORE

  • A better way to measure torque 
    A better way to measure torque

    By Mark Ingham, Sensor Technology
    Measuring torque accurately, particularly in rotating shafts, can often be challenging, but new technology is... MORE

  • Safety over EtherCAT 
    Safety over EtherCAT

    By Guido Beckmann
    The Safety over EtherCAT (FSoE) protocol enables safety-relevant data transmission, in parallel to standard data on the same... MORE

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Is Industrial Automation evolving to IT?
August 01, 2014

Is Industrial Automation evolving to IT?

By Bill Lydon, Editor
Industry 4.0, Internet of Things (IoT), Industrial Internet, Industrial Internet Protocol (IP) all relate to the modernization and improvement of industrial automation. Is industrial automation evolving to become an integral part of enterprise computing, also referred to as IT?

Step change in boiler house control
August 01, 2014

Step change in boiler house control

Byworth Boilers in Keighley, UK, uses ABB’s Freelance DCS to control and monitor its boilers. The DCS replaces discrete stand-alone controllers for each loop, such as the maintenance of water level.

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HIMA opens office in Brazil
August 01, 2014

HIMA opens office in Brazil

HIMA formed HIMA Segurança e Controle Crítico Ltda (HIMA Safety and Critical Control) and will open an office in Sao Paulo.

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HARTING adds plastic hood to Han-Compact cable outlets
August 01, 2014

HARTING adds plastic hood to Han-Compact cable outlets

The plastic hood has combined straight and lateral cable outlets.

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Product Category: 
Cables & Cordsets
Product Manufacturer: 
HARTING
Related Portals:
Factory Automation, Electrical & Control Panels
HARTING introduces Han M Plus connector housing
August 01, 2014

HARTING introduces Han M Plus connector housing

Han M Plus housing is for applications in transportation, the maritime environment, mining or petrochemistry.

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Ashcroft announces  GL42 differential pressure transmitter
August 01, 2014

Ashcroft announces GL42 differential pressure transmitter

GL42 low differential pressure indicating transmitter mates a 4 digit LCD to a stable low dp transmitter to provide a local reading as well as a 4-20 mA output.

Applied Robotics Appoints Serfilippi President
August 01, 2014

Applied Robotics Appoints Serfilippi President

John Serfilippi was appointed President and Interim Chief Executive Officer upon the retirement of Michael F. Quinn, effective August 1st, 2014.

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Industry
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Factory Automation, Robots & Robot Controllers
ADVANCED Motion Controls takes M/V motor controllers digital
August 01, 2014

ADVANCED Motion Controls takes M/V motor controllers digital

DVC250A060 and DVC200A100 digital drives maintain the same dimensions as their analog predecessors.

Point Grey announces Blackfly USB3 Cameras
August 01, 2014

Point Grey announces Blackfly USB3 Cameras

Blackfly BFLY-U3-13S2 is based on color and monochrome versions of the Sony ICX445, a 1/3" EXview HAD global shutter CCD featuring 3.75 micron square pixels and capable of 1288 x 964 resolution at 30 FPS.

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Product Category: 
Vision Sensors, Cameras & Systems
Related Portals:
Factory Automation, Vision
August 01, 2014

Profichip joins EtherCAT Technology Group

Profichip´s EtherCAT Master and Slave ASICs can be used in all devices in the factory network.

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Industry
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EtherCAT
A better way to measure torque
August 01, 2014

A better way to measure torque

By Mark Ingham, Sensor Technology
Measuring torque accurately, particularly in rotating shafts, can often be challenging, but new technology is providing a better solution.

Axiomtek introduces MANO881 Mini ITX Motherboard
August 01, 2014

Axiomtek introduces MANO881 Mini ITX Motherboard

ANO881 mini-ITX motherboard has an Intel H81 Express chipset and supports the 4th generation Intel Core and Celeron (Haswell) processors.

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Product Category: 
Computers - Single Board
Related Portals:
Industrial Computers, Embedded Automation
I.S. interfaces / barriers
August 01, 2014

I.S. interfaces / barriers

Analog and digital intrinsically safe isolation barriers offer multifunctional inputs and outputs, for an easy-to-implement site standard.

Displays
August 01, 2014

Displays

Display devices meet nearly every demand for display readout of process signals, and have universal input and power supply capabilities.

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Isolators
August 01, 2014

Isolators

6 mm isolators are based on microprocessor technology to provide exceptional performance and EMC-immunity for dedicated applications at a very low total cost of ownership.

Multifunctional Transmitters
August 01, 2014

Multifunctional Transmitters

Transmitters are designed for long-term signal accuracy, low power consumption, immunity to electrical noise and simple programming.

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Communication interfaces
August 01, 2014

Communication interfaces

Inexpensive, easy-to-use, future-ready communication interfaces can access PR installed base of products.

Temperature transmitters and sensors
August 01, 2014

Temperature transmitters and sensors

Temperature transmitters and sensors provide signal integrity from the measurement point to the control system.

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BxxxxLS-1W series
August 01, 2014

BxxxxLS-1W series

Fixed input,Unregulated Single output,BxxxxLS-1W series

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 F series 1W DC DC converters
August 01, 2014

F series 1W DC DC converters

F series 1W DC DC converters have Fixed input, Unregulated Single output,3 000V isolated SIP7 PACKAGE

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