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Omron Introduces F3SG-4RA  Safety Light Curtain
May 29, 2015

Omron Introduces F3SG-4RA Safety Light Curtain

The F3SG-4RA series meet all safety standards throughout the world to protect either finger or hands/arms.

Sensor Connection introduces DPG-SD-1 Digital Temperature Gauge
May 29, 2015

Sensor Connection introduces DPG-SD-1 Digital Temperature Gauge

The microprocessor-based gauge is packaged in a compact 52mm O.D. round housing with an IP65 rated face

May 29, 2015

Curt G. Joa uses EPLAN to help program PLCs

Curt G. Joa, Inc. designs and builds large manufacturing platforms. Using EPLAN and its Schematics to automatically create schematics and help drive its RSLogix 5000 software generator saves Joa hundreds of hours in design time and labor cost for each machine it builds.

Acromag Names Russell J. Nieves Director of Sales
May 29, 2015

Acromag Names Russell J. Nieves Director of Sales

Nieves is now Director of Sales for the Embedded Solutions Group.

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Gill Sensors & Controls Introduces Blade25 Position Sensor
May 29, 2015

Gill Sensors & Controls Introduces Blade25 Position Sensor

Blade25 provides both linear and rotary position feedback in a single package.

Clark Solutions introduces 700 Series Rotary Gear Pumps
May 29, 2015

Clark Solutions introduces 700 Series Rotary Gear Pumps

700 Series Rotary Gear Pumps provide quiet and efficient service at pressures to 2000 PSI and flow rates to 5.0 GPM.

Butler announces SP1 Automatic Film Splicer
May 29, 2015

Butler announces SP1 Automatic Film Splicer

Splicer performs non-stop film changes in food and beverage packaging operations, eliminating packaging line downtime caused by manual film roll changes..

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Packaging Equipment
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Westermo switches work 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea
May 29, 2015

Westermo switches work 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

FMC Technologies uses Westermo Ethernet switches to connect equipment as deep as 3000 metres down.

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Rotork eliminates trauma of unreliability on River Thames weir
May 29, 2015

Rotork eliminates trauma of unreliability on River Thames weir

Rotork IQ3 non-intrusive intelligent electric actuators have been chosen to replace unreliable actuators for the operation of radial gates on an important river management weir on the River Thames.

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Siemens releases Ruggedcom RSG920P Ethernet switch
May 29, 2015

Siemens releases Ruggedcom RSG920P Ethernet switch

RSG920P has 20 Gigabit Ethernet ports and four Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) interfaces supplying up to 120 watt (30 watt per port) of power.

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Ethernet Switches, Routers & Hubs
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Siemens Industry
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Are You Managing Your Security Risks?
May 28, 2015

Are You Managing Your Security Risks?

By Doug Wylie, Rockwell Automation
The stark reality in our contemporary digital, connected world is that there can be no absolute security. However, this by no means suggests the good guys can’t fight to win.

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Top Questions on Securing the IoT
May 28, 2015

Top Questions on Securing the IoT

By Mike Hannah, Rockwell Automation
Standards are critical to realize the promise of the IoT. Without standards, digital devices won’t consistently connect, leaving room for failure. Standards help ensure technologies and methodologies are proven and interoperable.

PMMI promotes Andrew Dougherty to Vice President
May 28, 2015

PMMI promotes Andrew Dougherty to Vice President

Dougherty, who joined the staff in 2012, spearheads member engagement and recruitment efforts.

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May 28, 2015

Lower oil price is changing the outlook for distributed control systems

IHS says the market in the oil and gas industry is expected to be affected by the lower oil price; since oil companies have been cutting back investment.

JAI announces GO-2400-PGE camera with low-noise CMOS imager
May 28, 2015

JAI announces GO-2400-PGE camera with low-noise CMOS imager

The camera offers a maximum resolution of 1936 x 1216 pixels, while running at 48.8 frames per second over a GigE Vision interface.

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Vision Sensors, Cameras & Systems
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TURCK release uprox3 proximity sensors
May 28, 2015

TURCK release uprox3 proximity sensors

uprox3 has a 50% larger switching distance than its predecessors.

Epson Robots introduces CV2 Vision System
May 28, 2015

Epson Robots introduces CV2 Vision System

Up to six cameras (4 GigE AND 2 USB 2.0) can be connected to a CV2 Vision System.

Instrumentation And Automation For Terminals
May 28, 2015

Instrumentation And Automation For Terminals

By Sunil P Agarwal and Mohan R Joshi, Tata Consulting Engineers
Terminal Automation system (TAS) is a process in which a Supervisory Software System (Terminal Automation System) automates certain manual processes in a terminal. TAS is used to automate, measure, record and report all transfers and exchanges throughout the product movement in a terminal.

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Acnodes’ 17” Fanless Touch Panel PC has Celeron J1900 Quad Core 2GHz Processor
May 28, 2015

Acnodes’ 17” Fanless Touch Panel PC has Celeron J1900 Quad Core 2GHz Processor

Powered by an Intel Celeron J1900 Quad-Core 2GHz processor, the FPC8759 features a built in 17 inch resistive touch screen monitor with a 1280 x 1024 pixels resolutions and an IP65 rated front bezel.

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Lenox releases turbo borescope
May 28, 2015

Lenox releases turbo borescope

No, the VideoFlex Turbo doesn’t actually have a turbo. It’s just battery powered.

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Vision Sensors, Cameras & Systems
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