Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC) & Automation Controllers (PAC) 

APRIL FEATURED PRODUCTS

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MEDIA

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groov Find 360
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Beckhoff eXtreme Fast Control Technology
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RESOURCES

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Divelbiss provides PLC Training package

The PLC/Programming Learning Package provides Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) hands-on training for schools, universities, individual study and company employee education.

Lenze releases PackML Library

Designed for machine builders and operators, the Lenze library simplifies implementation of PackML standards using ladder logic.

TekSo announces Motor Controls and PLC Training Programs

On-line training Program includes a 20-Course eTraining Program on Electrical and Motor Controls (EMC) and a 17-session course on Programmable Controllers (PLC).

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WHITE PAPERS

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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, including a brief description of control systems with an emphasis on PC-based control, the jargon surrounding these PC-based systems, “real time,” and examples demonstrating different use cases.

Cooling Electrical Panels in Waste Water Treatment Applications

By Noren Products
Thermal management of electronic enclosures is important to protect automation and process controls as well as transformers, VFDs and PLCs. The water industry has a unique advantage with its ability to employ easily available sources of water for use in air to water panel coolers.

How PLCs and PACs Can Provide Affordable Data Acquisition

AutomationDirect's “PLCs and PACs Simplify Data Acquisition” explains how businesses benefit from the in-depth information that PLCs and PACs can provide on processes, machines and manufacturing operations.

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CASE STUDIES

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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.

Ruggedized PLCs Boost Uptime at Lapland Gold Mine

IEN
The PLCs control the sedimentation process of the concentrating mill at Europe's largest gold mine: Agnico Eagle's mine in northern Finland is 150 km inside the Arctic circle, near the town of Kittila.

ABB PLCs control drive systems on offshore support vessels

Modular liquid-cooled drives and PLCs from ABB have been included in VARD ELECTRO’s innovative, application-specific propulsion and thruster power solutions for offshore supply vessels.

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EVENTS

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April 23, 2014 - April 26, 2014
San Diego , CA, USA


This year’s CSIA conference provides systems integrator members with educational and networking opportunities to help your company put on an Inspiring Performance for your customers.

June 3, 2014 - June 6, 2014
Munich , Germany


AUTOMATICA is an international trade show with about 700 Exhibitors and covers the entire value chain for automation and mechatronics as well as professional service robotics under one roof.

June 15, 2014 - June 20, 2014
Orlando , FL, United States of America


RSTechED is a training event for end-users, systems integrators, partners and OEMs. With the latest Rockwell Automation products and technology solutions on display, participants will gain an in-depth understanding of how the Integrated Architecture is information-enabling global companies.

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TRAINING

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April 30, 2014
Lenexa , KS


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).

May 6, 2014 - May 8, 2014
Birmingham , AL, USA


This three day training class will cover fundamentals of process measurement; control loops and tuning, and final control elements, with process control exercises. Programmable Control Systems and Fieldbus Technology will be presented and discussed.

May 15, 2014
Waukesha , WI


This FREE one-day training class prepares the student to apply PROFINET in his own project. Lunch is included. Technical details of the technology are provided along with practical demonstrations. The class is designed for End Users, OEMs, System Integrators and Manufacturers of automation devices. Each student will receive a certificate for 5.5 Professional Development Hours (PDH).