Programmable Controllers 

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MEDIA

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groov your A-B PLC Using an Allen-Bradley PLC system? See how easy it is to build a mobile interface for it with groov.
Advancing and Securing PACs in the Industrial Ethernet World In this webinar, Schneider Electric and Automation.com introduce the ePAC (Ethernet PAC) the next evolution of PACs.
5 Minutes to Mobile See how the operator interface you build with groov gracefully scales to work on large and small devices of all kinds.
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RESOURCES

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  • Real Games announces FACTORY I/O game

    FACTORY I/O is a real time automation sandbox where users can build and simulate industrial systems and use them with the most common automation...

  • PLCopen publishes packaging standards

    PLCopen and OPC Foundation created an open standards ecosystem that simplifies the communications of packaging machines with other plant systems...

  • Red Lion Crimson Software Supports 300+ Protocols 
    Red Lion Crimson Software Supports 300+ Protocols

    Crimson-enabled products allow companies to easily integrate almost any PLC, PC or SCADA system for data collection, monitoring and control.

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    WHITE PAPERS

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  • SDI-12 Protocol Provides Benefits in Environmental Data Acquisition (EDA) 
    SDI-12 Protocol Provides Benefits in Environmental Data Acquisition (EDA)

    By Cindy Hollenbeck, SoftPLC
    SDI-12 stands for serial data interface at 1200 baud. It is a standard communications protocol to interface...

  • Processor Power and Energy Efficiency 
    Processor Power and Energy Efficiency

    By Jason Horine, AutomationDirect
    More components in microprocessors eliminates the need for additional external automation components, such as...

  • What Makes a Soft PLC? 
    What Makes a Soft PLC?

    By Dan Fenton, Phoenix Contact
    Provides an overview on the differences between “soft” control systems and “real-time” control systems,...

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    CASE STUDIES

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  • FuelCell Energy uses  VFDs and PACs to improve grid connection 
    FuelCell Energy uses VFDs and PACs to improve grid connection

    Rockwell Automation PowerFlex 700L drives and CompactLogix PACS convert DC power to AC power within the fuel cell and connect it to the grid.

  • Manufacturer Future-Proofs with Flexible Control Platform and Safety Automation 
    Manufacturer Future-Proofs with Flexible Control Platform and Safety Automation

    IEN
    NATT's automated plant uses material handling robots to ensure efficiency and maximize throughput. Theyr etrofitted the press control system...

  • ABB drives improve blast furnace control and efficiency  
    ABB drives improve blast furnace control and efficiency

    Process and Control Today
    A major refurbishment of a Blast furnace in South Wales has given Tata Steel better control and improved efficiency...

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    EVENTS

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    February 5, 2015 - February 7, 2015
    Mumbai , India


    SPS Automation India will be the Tradeshow where automation industry leaders present and explore technology application with users to publish latest technologies and market ready solutions. Display your products among sustainable automation solutions making operations cleaner, safer, secure and more energy efficient.

    February 9, 2015 - February 11, 2015
    Spring House , PA, USA


    The symposium will bring together experts, from end users, , engineering consultants and supplier communities in a two-day symposium to cover the important issues of automation and their impact on the pharmaceutical (and food) industry.

    March 10, 2015
    Hanover , Germany


    Main aim of the CODESYS Users’ Conference is to give CODESYS users an overview of the new product features and above all to provide them with practical solutions for their daily work with CODESYS.

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    TRAINING

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    May 5, 2015 - May 7, 2015
    Birmingham , AL, USA


    The course will cover fundamentals of temperature, pressure, flow, and level measurements; process control loops and tuning, with process control exercises. Programmable Logic Controls (PLC), Distributed Control Systems (DCS), Fieldbus Technology, and final control elements will be presented and discussed. Local subject matter experts will serve as the instructors.