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April 17, 2014

Advanticsys introduces DM-124 Wireless Modbus Bridge

DM-124 acts as a IEEE 802.15.4 wireless bridge inside traditional wired RS485 Modbus RTU installations, providing RS485 networks with the versatility and ease of wireless sensor networks..

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Gassonic announces Observer-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector
April 17, 2014

Gassonic announces Observer-i Ultrasonic Gas Leak Detector

An Artificial Neural Network automatically distinguishes between unwanted acoustic background noise and dangerous gas leaks.

Honeywell introduces TBP Series Pressure Switches
April 17, 2014

Honeywell introduces TBP Series Pressure Switches

TBP Series measure gauge pressures and may be used in industrial devices such as HVAC transmitters, air movement control, environmental control, leak detection, pneumatic controls, etc.

Renishaw acquires Advanced Consulting & Engineering
April 17, 2014

Renishaw acquires Advanced Consulting & Engineering

Advanced Consulting & Engineering is a US-based supplier of dimensional measurement products and services focused on the automotive industry.

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MicroPower Direct introduces MG200MHI DC/DC Converters
April 17, 2014

MicroPower Direct introduces MG200MHI DC/DC Converters

MG200MHI 2W DC/DC converters meet stringent isolation, reinforced insulation and low leakage requirements.

April 17, 2014

SYSCON-PlantStar updates MES for FDA UDI Requirements

Bar Code Labeling and Traceability Modules now support their device-manufacturing customers that must comply to the upcoming FDA Unique Device Identification (UDI) regulations.

Point Grey releases GS3-U3-50S5 USB3 Camera
April 17, 2014

Point Grey releases GS3-U3-50S5 USB3 Camera

Grasshopper3 GS3-U3-50S5 camera models are based on color and monochrome versions of the Sony ICX625, a 2/3" CCD sensor capable of streaming 2448 x 2048 resolution images at 15 FPS.

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Vision Sensors, Cameras & Systems
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IBASE announces FWA6404 Network Appliance
April 17, 2014

IBASE announces FWA6404 Network Appliance

Built in a 1U rackmount chassis, the FWA6404 is designed for various networking applications requiring high computing performance and big bandwidth applications.

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Ethernet Switches, Routers & Hubs
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April 17, 2014

AVEVA to supply Engineering & Design software to TOTAL Nigeria

Total will use AVEVA PDMS, Instrumentation, Electrical, Engineering, Diagrams and Review software across its local site modifications and repair projects.

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April 17, 2014

Emerson to replace aging turbine controls at Arkansas power plant

Emerson will replace turbine controls at Union Power Station in southern Arkansas, one of the largest combined-cycle facilities in the U.S.

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ESAB updates Columbus III CAD/CAM programming software
April 17, 2014

ESAB updates Columbus III CAD/CAM programming software

Improvements in Version 1.2 software optimized for plasma, oxy-fuel, laser and waterjet cutting include a standard shape library that makes it easier and faster to create part programs using an extensive collection of pre-defined part geometries.

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Impress introduces DSK 720M capacitive ceramic pressure sensor
April 16, 2014

Impress introduces DSK 720M capacitive ceramic pressure sensor

DSK 720M for OEMs is a ready-to-assemble capacitive ceramic pressure sensor module that offers high overpressure resistance across a range of nominal pressures from 100mbar up to 50bar.

MAC Solutions signs Intelligent Plant as integrator for oil & gas
April 16, 2014

MAC Solutions signs Intelligent Plant as integrator for oil & gas

Founded in 2006, Intelligent Plant is an independent consultancy, software integrator and developer based in Aberdeen, UK.

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Aerotech introduces PlanarSL X-Y ball-screw stage
April 16, 2014

Aerotech introduces PlanarSL X-Y ball-screw stage

PlanarSL for high precision applications is available with low-thermal expansion (3.3 ppm/˚C) precision glass linear encoder scales on both axes for high-accuracy and repeatable positioning over long periods of time.

Sercos shows products at Hannover
April 16, 2014

Sercos shows products at Hannover

Sercos International, supplier of the Sercos automation bus, exhibited Sercos-capable products at Hannover Fair.

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Fluke announces 750P Series Pressure Modules
April 16, 2014

Fluke announces 750P Series Pressure Modules

The modules enable gage, differential, dual range, absolute, and vacuum pressure measurement with Fluke Calibrators.

April 16, 2014

3D Systems to Acquire Robtec

Headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Robtec is the largest Latin-American additive manufacturing service bureau and a 3D printing and scanning products distributor in the region.

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ABB PLC controls safety at cold-rolling mill
April 16, 2014

ABB PLC controls safety at cold-rolling mill

The safety PLC provided the platform for Sandvik Materials Technology to add zoned safety guarding to a large cold rolling mill at its Sandviken plant in Sweden.

April 16, 2014

Mitsubishi adds MDT Software to e-F@ctory Alliance Program

MDT Software is a supplier of change management solutions for automated manufacturing assets.

Festo announces EXCM mini-H gantry
April 16, 2014

Festo announces EXCM mini-H gantry

Applications in small parts assembly include the feeding and screwing in of small components, setting adhesive points, electronics testing such as contact points or resistance, and the flexible positioning of workpieces and components in assembly operations.