AutomationDirect announces LR series reactors for AC drives
June 30, 2011 - AutomationDirect’s LR series of input and output line reactors for AC drives are available in sizes from 0.25HP to 300HP and in single-phase (115-230 VAC) and three-phase (230, 460, 575 VAC) models. Designed with universal mounting feet with multiple mounting slots, LR series reactors can replace most reactors using existing mounting holes. Starting at $58, LR series line reactors are backed by a 10-year warranty.
Electro-Chemical Devices introduces the X80 transmitter and S88 measurement sensor
With 316 stainless steel housing and sealed display, the X80 Transmitter and the S88 Sensors are designed to eliminate the need to inventory...
Applied Motion announces STAC6-Q-H stepper drive for hazardous locations
The STAC6-Q-H stepper drive is ATEX and IECEx certified for Class I, Zone 2 locations, and UL certified for Class 1, Div 2, Group C & D locations.
GE Digital announces Brilliant Manufacturing Module for WIP Manager
This module, enabled by Predix, GE’s operating system for the Industrial Internet, works with existing systems to provide true visibility into...
Microchip introduces DSC 6000 MEMS oscillators
The DSC6000 MEMS oscillators are solutions for use as clock references in small, battery-powered devices such as wearables and Internet of Things...
Danfoss announces VACON 20 AC drive
The drive’s size and power range, combined with PLC functionality, makes the VACON 20 a solution for packaging machine applications.
ISA and the Automation Federation draw attention to the growing need for skilled manufacturing...
A pressing challenge facing manufacturers in the US is the growing skills gap. Experts project that over the next 10 years nearly 3.5 million...
Siemens announces mining drive system based off PES motor
The drive system is currently in development on a 60-ton articulated underground haul truck application, yet more than 1000 mining-duty powertrain...
Sole Focus on Cyber Security Could be Fatal – Security Requires 360 Degree Effort
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
Cyber protection is certainly a major issue for industry, but a comprehensive security protection program...
Motion Control and Precision Positioning in Vacuum Environments
By Dr. Jürgen Gallus, PI
Vacuum applications are of growing importance due to technologies that can only be applied in vacuum or cryogenic...
NEMA releases revised version of NEMA MG 1 Motors and Generators guide
NEMA MG 1 addresses new U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) regulations that require motor manufacturers to comply with efficiency targets. The new...