R.K.B. announces Sentinel splice and joint detector
Unaffected by printed surfaces, material color, grade changes and process speeds the Sentinel guarantees 100% reliable detection every day; every shift. The Sentinel is a self-calibrating system that is powered by 24VDC. It provides an opto-isolated, digital electronic output with a pulse width selectable for 1, 10 or 100 milliseconds. The re-designed alarm indicators are low power, low voltage LEDs that are clearly visible to machine attendants. The unit can be mounted anywhere along the web at any angle and either right side up or upside down.
The Sentinel can be connected directly to PLC control devices or interfaced into existing marking systems or directly control devices. Modular in design, the new Sentinel requires 50% less energy to operate and can be equipped with auto tracking of the web edge eliminating operational intervention of deckle (web width) changes. The Return on Investment (ROI) is most often as little as 24 hours of operation.
AutomationDirect introduces the Stride SE2 series of industrial Ethernet switches
SE2 series switches offer an operating temperature range and are available with a 12-48 VDC or 18-30 VAC redundant power input, reverse polarity...
Lapp Group announces OLFLEX 409 P PUR control cable
ÖLFLEX 409 P is resistant to contact with many mineral oil-based lubricants, diluted acids, aqueous alkaline solutions and other chemical media.
SPECTRO introduces SPECTROPORT OES metals analyzer
SPECTROPORT analyzes elements such as carbon, sulfur, phosphorus, and boron. Its optical system is designed to cover a range of elemental...
PcVue Solutions introduces PCVue 11.2
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Servomex launches SERVOTOUGH Laser 3 Plus laser analyzer range
The Combustion O2 version is optimized to measure oxygen in flue gas to control oxygen levels and optimize combustion efficiency
ISA announces Call for Abstracts for 2017 Water/Wastewater and Automatic Controls Symposium
Abstracts should include a 250-word proposal outlining the topic to be presented. Prospective authors have the choice of presenting a 30-minute...
Lakeview Farms uses Leading2Lean's CloudDISPATCH system to cut downtime by 34 percent
Six months after implementing Leading2Lean’s CloudDISPATCH system, however, Lakeview Farms experienced a 34 percent decrease in line downtime, a...
Honeywell and Aereon to collaborate on IIoT solutions for oil and gas industry
The Inspire ecosystem is a key part of Honeywell’s Connected Plant initiative that helps manufacturers leverage the IIoT to improve the safety,...
Slow Speed Applications Using a Soft Starter
Many applications could benefit from the ability to adjust the speed of a process while operating. Reasons for this include positioning, checking...
Kamstrup helps Aalborg District Heating automate meter reading system
The investment includes 38,000 intelligent heat meters and a fully automatic remote reading system from Kamstrup. This large project begins in...