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June 2010 Automation & Control News

Read about the latest news, products, mergers, and acquisitions in the automation, process control, and instrumentation industries for June 2010.

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June 30, 2010

Kaman Industrial Technology promotes Steven Smidler to President

Smidler, previously Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, has been appointed president following Jack Cahill’s retirement.

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June 30, 2010

Parker releases HoseFinder Mobile App

HoseFinder mobile app makes it fast and convenient to search for hydraulic hose products and information on the go.

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Resources
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Plant & Asset Management, Valves & Pumps
RTI enhances Data Distribution Service software
June 30, 2010

RTI enhances Data Distribution Service software

Enhancements in Version 4.5 include mediation capabilities to bridge between applications that natively support different external interfaces and protocols.



Aerotech announces AGS1500 Linear-Motor Gantry
June 30, 2010

Aerotech announces AGS1500 Linear-Motor Gantry

AGS1500 series Cartesian gantry systems are designed for ultra-precision, high-dynamic contouring.

Tolomatic introduces ERD electric rod-style actuators
June 30, 2010

Tolomatic introduces ERD electric rod-style actuators

The compact ERD electric rod-style actuators are compatible with many NEMA standard stepper or servomotors for easy, flexible and powerful electric actuator solutions.

Sena Technologies announces DirectPort UPCI serial card
June 30, 2010

Sena Technologies announces DirectPort UPCI serial card

DirectPort PCI multiport serial cards support high speed serial speed up to 921.6 Kbps and are equipped with internal surge protection for maximum reliability.

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Media Converter
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Industrial Networks
Binder-USA updates Series 423 M16 Connectors
June 30, 2010

Binder-USA updates Series 423 M16 Connectors

Improvements include a metal cable collet which replaces the previous plastic version.

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DIN Connectors
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Electrical & Control Panels
Dytran introduces 3363A Series Triaxial Accelerometers
June 30, 2010

Dytran introduces 3363A Series Triaxial Accelerometers

3363A series are IEPE-type piezoelectric sensors with a laser welded titanium design which includes ceramic sensing elements coupled to ultra low noise JFET electronics.

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Vibration Sensors
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Sensors & Industrial I/O
GE Intelligent Platforms announces PACSystem RX3i CPU315
June 30, 2010

GE Intelligent Platforms announces PACSystem RX3i CPU315

RX3i CPU315 has an Intel M class 1Ghz processor and 20Mbytes of user memory, making it able to address requirements for high speed processing and large data storage.

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Programmable Logic Controllers / PLCs
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GE Intelligent Platforms
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Programmable Controllers
Software Toolbox updates FactoryWidgets Software
June 30, 2010

Software Toolbox updates FactoryWidgets Software

Version 3.1.1 gives users the ability to choose from pre-configured templates of settings when configuring the widgets on their desktop computers.

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SCADA
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HMI & Operator Interfaces
AutomationDirect releases Type C361 door interlocking safety handle
June 30, 2010

AutomationDirect releases Type C361 door interlocking safety handle

The safety interlock handles, when connected to the MCCB, secure an SDN series NEMA 12 disconnect enclosure to protect against unauthorized entry while the breaker is in the ON position.

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Safety Sensors
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AutomationDirect
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Machine Safety, Electrical & Control Panels, Process Safety
AutomationDirect Select DINnector Available in Smaller Quantities
June 30, 2010

AutomationDirect Select DINnector Available in Smaller Quantities

DINnector resettable supplementary protectors are now available in single-piece and 20 packs. Supplementary protector prices start at $10 for single pieces.

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DIN Connectors
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AutomationDirect
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Electrical & Control Panels
June 30, 2010

Emerson acquires Innovative Control Systems

ICS provides turnkey solutions – including planning, engineering, configuration, installation, and commissioning – for turbomachinery automation retrofits.

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Industry
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Power & Energy, Process Automation
Axiomtek introduces eBOX511-820-FL Embedded Computer
June 30, 2010

Axiomtek introduces eBOX511-820-FL Embedded Computer

The eBOX511-820-FL is based on an ultra low-power Intel Atom processor Z530 1.6GHz or Z510 1.1GHz with up to 2GB of DDR2 system memory.

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Computer Appliances
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Industrial Computers, Embedded Automation
FCI Thermal Mass Flow Meter Receives ATEX, IECEx Approvals
June 30, 2010

FCI Thermal Mass Flow Meter Receives ATEX, IECEx Approvals

The ST75 Flow Meter is now ATEX and IECEx approved for safety in hazardous and potentially explosive plant environments.

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Cognex enhances DataMan 100 Verifier
June 29, 2010

Cognex enhances DataMan 100 Verifier

Enhancements include faster setup and easier operation with a new lighting assembly, adjustable 30 and 45 degree angle lighting, and a part positioning guide for easier location of codes.

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Bar Code Scanners
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Automatic Identification
PAS announces Integrity Recon Software
June 29, 2010

PAS announces Integrity Recon Software

Integrity Recon gathers and displays the software, services, hardware, system performance, and other essential information for servers, work stations, and desktop computers.

Ruland signs RotoPrecision as Canadian distributor
June 29, 2010

Ruland signs RotoPrecision as Canadian distributor

RotoPrecision to become Ruland’s master distributor in Canada for shaft collars and couplings.

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June 29, 2010

MathWorks Simulink PLC Coder Certified by TUV SUD

CeTÜV SÜD assessed Simulink PLC Coder as suitable for development processes that must comply with IEC 61508-3 and its process industry adaptation, IEC 61511-1.

June 29, 2010

How to Successfully Penetrate Industrial Ethernet Applications

2010 Solution Paper, a hard copy 106-page catalogue, has 60 selected success stories by Ethernet Direct in different industries.

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Resources
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Industrial Networks