Elobau introduces SIL certified safety relays
Together with a complete range of Machine Safety Switches and Coded Magnets, available in various sizes, materials and configurations, elobau offers a very comprehensive range of contact-less Machine Safeguarding Solutions.
The current EU standard, EN 954-1 will no longer be applicable and will be replaced by EN ISO 13849-1, which defines a Performance Level (PL) for all safety-related parts of a control system. IEC 61508, along with the sub-category standard EN 62061, determines a Safety Integrity Level (SIL) for the devices.
Manufacturers and operators of machinery are requested to have their machines fully compliant as of December 30, 2009 for the European market. OSHA standards and European standards will later converge towards the IEC61508 international standard.
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.
Pentek introduces Jade family of FPGAs
Evolved from the designs of the Pentek Cobalt and Onyx architectures, Jade is based on the Xilinx flagship Kintex UltraScale FPGA.
Pepperl + Fuchs introduce F192 long-range tag reader
The F192 is a self-contained reader, with the antenna, amplifier, and reading electronics. The F192 puts out the maximum power allowed by the FCC,...
OES introduces AR59-AV vertical rotation stage
The AR59-AV vertical rotation stage is intended for: Micro robotics, metrology, vision systems, positioning of mirrors and lasers, laser machining...
MicroPower Direct introduces MR50SRW power converters
The MR50SRW series is has been designed for use in rail and transit applications. They provide the reliability, size, temperature operation and...
ISA announces Industrial Control Training event in Northwest Pennsylvania
Two industry organizations—the Northwest Industrial Resource Center (NWIRC) and Process and Data Automation (PDA)—will co-sponsor an ISA...
Rockwell Automation opens registration for 25th Automation Fair
Manufacturers and producers across the globe can see the latest products, services and solutions that help enable a Connected Enterprise at this...
2015 PAR Insights: Leveraging Supply Chain Solutions with Stage-By-Component
By Bill Lydon, Editor
Automated Guided Vehicles (AVG) served as an enabling technology for a pharmaceutical manufacturer to achieve Stage By...
HIMA launches HIMA Industrial Automation in China
Following a strategic review of the business and their long-term objectives, the safety specialist relaunched its Chinese operation on July 1,...
Rockwell delivers EMI software to GrafTech furnace productivity system
GrafTech needed a secure, scalable solution that provided improved visibility into machine operations. The company partnered with Rockwell...