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National Instruments announces LabVIEW 2015 system design software
August 03, 2015

National Instruments announces LabVIEW 2015 system design software

The latest version of LabVIEW delivers speed improvements, development shortcuts, and debugging tools to empower developers to efficiently interact with the systems they create.

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August 03, 2015

Jervis B. Webb announces SmartCart training program

Training program teaches customers how to maintain and modify their SmartCart Automatic Guided Carts.

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Emerson Industrial announces SolaHD SCP-X power supplies
August 03, 2015

Emerson Industrial announces SolaHD SCP-X power supplies

The IP67 rated power supplies mount directly on machines or as freestanding components and need no enclosures.

Micro-Epsilon releases eddyNCDT 3001 position sensor
August 03, 2015

Micro-Epsilon releases eddyNCDT 3001 position sensor

The eddy current position sensor has a 2mm measuring range, and a resolution of 4µm.

PLC runs gas pump tester
August 03, 2015

PLC runs gas pump tester

Vapor Systems Technologies uses a Unitronics Vision350 PLC +HMI to test gas pump nozzles through 1,000,000 cycles.

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August 03, 2015

Okuma adds Delcam Partmaker Multi-Channel Viewer App

App automatically aligns multi-channel CNC programs side by side for immediate viewing increasing shop productivity.

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The Dawn of the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)
August 02, 2015

The Dawn of the Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)

By Ken Ball
Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs) were more of a technology evolution than a radical development. A noteworthy aspect about the origin was that quite similar concepts were pursued by three separate companies—nearly concurrently but unknown to each other. Part 1 in a series of four articles about the history of the PLC.

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GP:50 releases Model 136/236/336 DP transducers
July 31, 2015

GP:50 releases Model 136/236/336 DP transducers

The digitally compensated Model 136/236/336 Series can measure differential pressures as low as 20” WCD and line pressures up to 1000 PSID (69 BAR), with accuracies of up to ±0.05% FSO.

T&D introduces TR-71nw temperature data logger
July 31, 2015

T&D introduces TR-71nw temperature data logger

The 2 Channel TR-71nw supports automated, error-free data collection, remote monitoring and alerting with a simple Ethernet LAN connection.

Phoenix Contact adds rack-mount industrial PCs
July 31, 2015

Phoenix Contact adds rack-mount industrial PCs

The configurable 19-inch rack-mount PCs come in both 2U and 4U form factors.

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Physik Instrumente releases V-551 motorized linear translation stage
July 31, 2015

Physik Instrumente releases V-551 motorized linear translation stage

V-551 comes equipped with an integrated absolute-measuring, 2nm resolution encoder and an ironless magnetic linear motor.

Robotic Welding Advantages
July 31, 2015

Robotic Welding Advantages

By Tom Bonine, National Metal Fabricators
Robotic welding is highly cost-effective, especially for longer production runs where programming time can be amortized over a large number of pieces.

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IBASE introduces ASB200-908 fanless box computer
July 31, 2015

IBASE introduces ASB200-908 fanless box computer

The system has a 3.5-inch SBC designed with the 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4650U and i5-4300U processors.

BelGAS adds stainless steel pressure regulators
July 31, 2015

BelGAS adds stainless steel pressure regulators

Stainless steel versions of Type P95H, P98H and P627 regulators work in corrosive environments.

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AutomationDirect adds Hubbell-Wiegmann enclosures
July 31, 2015

AutomationDirect adds Hubbell-Wiegmann enclosures

AutomationDirect has added over 360 NEMA 4/12 and 4/4X/12 enclosures.

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July 31, 2015

Omron to acquire Delta Tau Data Systems

Delta Tau Data Systems of California is a developer, manufacturer, and supplier of innovative, high-performance motion controllers.

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Boulting upgrades pumps at  90 year-old pump station
July 31, 2015

Boulting upgrades pumps at 90 year-old pump station

The original pumps are connected to new high performance motors and gearboxes, close to the oldest static steam driven pump, which will be kept as a museum piece.

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GP:50 Announces iDucer Wireless Pressure Transmitter
July 31, 2015

GP:50 Announces iDucer Wireless Pressure Transmitter

iDucer is a battery or locally powered, self-contained pressure transmitter with Bluetooth 4.0 wireless output.

Smart and Mobile Supply Chain Solutions Market
July 31, 2015

Smart and Mobile Supply Chain Solutions Market

The global smart and mobile supply chain solutions market was valued at US$ 7,095.3 Mn in 2013 and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 13.2% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2020.

Global Access Control and Authentication Market
July 31, 2015

Global Access Control and Authentication Market

The global Access Control and Authentication market is expected to reach a value of US$ 49,890.3 Mn by 2020. The market would grow at an estimated CAGR of 15.3% during the forecast period from 2014 to 2020.

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