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Fives offers ProCheck machinery evaluation
July 01, 2015

Fives offers ProCheck machinery evaluation

A ProCheck inspection takes less than three hours and includes a detailed report, all for $600 per machine.

Hydrotech announces fluid power website
June 24, 2015

Hydrotech announces fluid power website

Site provides access to 53,000 products. Visitors can search by function, part number, model number, or brand

Badger Meter introduces RCVCALC valve sizing software
June 17, 2015

Badger Meter introduces RCVCALC valve sizing software

Free software guides specifiers through selecting the right control valve for any project.

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Fluke updates free firmware for vibration tester
June 17, 2015

Fluke updates free firmware for vibration tester

Upgrade for the Fluke 810 delivers overall vibration data, detailed diagnosis and actionable repair recommendations.

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June 16, 2015

Wind River Introduces App Store for VxWorks RTOS

The app store includes packages ranging from safety, security, and storage to connectivity, graphics, and development tools.

June 13, 2015

Guidelines for implementing ISA-88 in discrete machines

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The widely used ISA-88 series of standards provides terminology and a consistent set of concepts and models for batch manufacturing plants and batch control. The standards, however, were not defined in the context of packaging machines or machines that perform discrete operations. The ISA88 committee, Batch Control, has completed a revision of ISA-TR88.00.02, Machine and Unit States: An Implementation Example of ISA-88.

June 10, 2015

NEMA Publishes Application Guideline for Terminal Blocks

NEMA ICS 4-2015 updates technical references to IEC 60947-7 series and ANSI/UL standards.

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Anaren announces Atmosphere Sensor Partnership Program
June 10, 2015

Anaren announces Atmosphere Sensor Partnership Program

The program has a sensors element library, which allows non-RF and non-software savvy customers to develop wirelessly connected products.

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June 09, 2015

ABB offers Repair in a Box service for spare parts

The service helps customers easily maintain spare parts, by offering free return shipping and testing of qualified automation parts

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ABB publishes brochure on VortexMaster flowmeters
June 04, 2015

ABB publishes brochure on VortexMaster flowmeters

Flowmeters measure liquid, gas and steam and are available in flange-mount and flangeless (wafer) designs.

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Total Safety releases Industrial Safety Moments app
June 04, 2015

Total Safety releases Industrial Safety Moments app

Available for download on iTunes and Google Play, this app is a compliance and training oriented approach to shared safety moments.

June 02, 2015

Read Barcodes Using The Movicon Web Client

To meet the growing demand for mobile barcode reader apps in the US market, Progea has developed a new feature for the Movicon 11 Web Client App. This feature enables iPhone and iPad smartphones and tablets to read barcodes when they have the Movicon Web Client App installed.

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June 02, 2015

NEMA Publishes Conduit standard

NEMA RV 3-2014 standard provides installers and inspectors with an industry perspective of best practices in the use and installation of flexible metal and liquidtight flexible metal and nonmetallic conduits.

Phoenix Contact offers license for mGuard firmware
June 02, 2015

Phoenix Contact offers license for mGuard firmware

The license for Phoenix Contact’s FL mGuard security devices can protect OPC Classic applications.

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June 02, 2015

NEMA Publishes Standard for Industrial Electrical Cable

ANSI/NEMA WC 27500 may be purchased in hard copy for $105 on the NEMA website.

Guidelines for Safe Machinery
May 28, 2015

Guidelines for Safe Machinery

By SICK
The 180-page illustrated guide contains safety requirements and guidelines for North America to ensure the safety of machinery and people. It is designed for manufacturers, systems engineers, designers and all individuals who are responsible for machine safety to illustrate various methods of selecting and using protective devices.

May 27, 2015

GAM announces Mobile Web App

App accesses gear reducers, servo couplings and linear mounting kits from a smartphone or tablet.

May 21, 2015

MESA Releases KPI Markup Language

KPI-ML will help manufacturing companies implement the ISO 22400 standard thereby increasing the flow of key performance indicators within a business.

May 14, 2015

Kooltronic updates enclosure air conditioning sizing software

Web software has been expanded to include air conditioners, heat exchangers, fans and blowers in a single user-friendly program.

Westermo updates free WeConfig configuration tool
May 12, 2015

Westermo updates free WeConfig configuration tool

Enhancements in WeConfig 1.2 enable time consuming and complex configuration of large networks to be implemented reliably in just minutes.

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