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In the industrial automation world, customers require products that fulfill a need or solve a problem. They want straightforward products, not over-engineered with unnecessary features that increase costs and reduce reliability.
Micro800 Standalone Machine Controller
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Rockwell Automation introduced the new low-cost Micro800 PLC product line suited for standalone machine applications - a completely new architecture and not based on or compatible with the Logix Platform and Integrated Architecture.
ISA accepting scholarship applications
ISA is accepting applications for the 2012-2013 academic year for students who demonstrate potential in the fields of automation, instrumentation and control.
Proactive versus reactive standards for nuclear plant design
By Jeremy Shook and Mark Burzynski for InTech
Today, the U.S. nuclear industry is in the process of designing and licensing a new generation of nuclear power plants with modern, digital instrumentation and control (I&C) safety systems. These systems are being licensed against standards historically based on analog technology, rather than the latest digital technologies.
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Emerson wireless sensors monitor paper mill in Sweden
Korsnäs Gävle is using Emerson's wireless conductivity and temperature transmitters to collect leak-detection data at its board and paper production unit at Gävlebukten, Sweden.
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Closed Loop Product Life Cycle Management - Using Smart Embedded Systems - $99.00
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Kollmorgen enhances MOTIONEERING software
Updates in Version 6.2.0 of the motion system sizing and selection software include the company's AKM, AKM8, and VLM servomotors.
Siemon Announces Network Infrastructure Blog
Blog helps network professionals stay up-to-date on the latest advances, global standards updates, market intelligence and strategies in network infrastructure.
Alternative Vision announces online store
Site offers image sensors, frame grabbers, cameras, lenses, industrial computers, cables and enclosures.
Nexen publishes Motion Control Catalog
The catalog covers Roller Pinion System (RPS) products, designed to provide high-accuracy linear positioning with no backlash, as well as expanded gear offerings.
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Rockwell Automation enhances FactoryTalk Software
Enhancements in FactoryTalk VantagePoint 4.0 software include native integration to Microsoft SharePoint 2010.
Rockwell Automation enhances PlantPAx Process Automation System
Users now can tie intelligent motor devices into PlantPAx, making an immediate and measurable impact on asset availability, operational efficiency and energy management.
ABB introduces OVR NE12 surge protection devices
OVR NE12 protects equipment from damage caused by lightning strikes, and surges from upstream equipment and utility load switching.
Fluke enhances 430 Series II Power Quality Analyzers
Enhancements include a function that directly measures energy wasted in electrical systems due to power quality issues and calculates the cost.
AutomationDirect announces SR33 soft motor starters
SR33 semi-conductor soft starters, available in 22A to 482A sizes, are suitable to control three-phase AC induction motors with a wide variety of motor loads.
Honeywell introduces Safety Manager Field Device Unit
The module's small size makes it ideal for plants that need to quickly implement integrated safety measures for applications such as burner or boiler management systems.
HMS puts Netbiter in the cloud
The Netbiter remote management solution enables users to monitor and control machinery such as power generators, tanks, wind turbines and building applications from a standard web browser.
Dwyer introduces DevCom2000 HART Software
Software eliminates the need to purchase and maintain a separate handheld HART communicator.
National Instruments Introduces PXI Express Expansion Modules
NI PXIe-8364 and NI PXIe-8374 directly interface multiple PXI Express chassis to a single host computer.
WingTip, Canary Labs & Kepware introduce hBOX Wireless Historian
The historian appliance can be located directly adjacent to the equipment being monitored, rather than using a centralized historian.
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Manufacturing Technology Orders Up 91.9% in 2011
September U.S. manufacturing technology orders totaled $606.56 million, up 22.9% from August and up 51.9% when compared with the total of $399.32 million reported for September 2010.
ODVA updates specifications with new energy object
Updates to EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, CompoNet and ControlNet specs include an energy object that will be used to report energy for all energy and resource types.
SEMI accepts ODVA networks as international standards
The Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI) organization has renewed EtherNet/IP and DeviceNet as standards in its sensor bus network communications activities.
ABB to acquire Powercorp in Australia
Darwin-based Powercorp employs around 30 people and offers automation and intelligent control solutions to manage renewable energy generation.
Bosch Rexroth Expands Production in America
Bosch Rexroth AG is doubling the production area at the Fountain Inn plant in South Carolina, USA.
PLCs close in on DCS market
The distinction between PLCs and distributed control systems is narrowing, but their combined market in Europe will hit €6.45 billion in 2017.
Omron STI introduces OEM Partnership Program
Program partners get an expedited test and evaluation process that gets safety products for a given application into the design engineer's hands for evaluation.
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PAS to provide Alarm Systems to Qatargas
Qatargas, the world's largest LNG producer, will install PAS PlantState Suite alarm management software across all their units.
Emerson to automate coal gasification process
Emerson's DeltaV process automation system will control the coal gasification process at a new chemical plant in Henan province, China.
Honeywell to power Vietnam offshore oil platforms
HPS will supply the main and backup power generators, wellhead control panel and chemical injection skid for HLJOC's H-04 wellhead platform in the Te Giac Trang (TGT) Field.
Rockwell Automation to replace DCS at zinc smelting operation
Rockwell will replace the DCS at Nyrstar Hobart's zinc smelting operation in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, with a PlantPAx process automation system.
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