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November 2011 Automation & Control News

Read about the latest news, products, mergers, and acquisitions in the automation, process control, and instrumentation industries for November 2011.

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Stahlin publishes Non-Metallic enclosure catalog
November 30, 2011

Stahlin publishes Non-Metallic enclosure catalog

Catalog includes technical data related to flammability, impact resistance, temperature control, EMI/RFI Shielding, and modifications of enclosures.

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Meggitt releases 712F-M4 and 997-M4 accelerometers
November 30, 2011

Meggitt releases 712F-M4 and 997-M4 accelerometers

The sensors are capable of continuous submersion and high frequency monitoring.

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Product Category: 
Vibration Sensors
Related Portals:
Sensors & Industrial I/O
November 30, 2011

Sercos Introduces EasySlave Single Chip Controller

FPGA-based single-chip controller for simple Sercos slave devices can be integrated with minimal effort to achieve various I/O activations.

November 30, 2011

Thermo Fisher Announces Orion Star Meters

Orion Star A-series and VERSA STAR pH and conductivity meters accept current Orion electrodes and probes, and are available as meter only or a complete meter kit of meter, probes and solutions.

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Product Category: 
Calibration Instruments
Related Portals:
Test, Measurement & LIMS Portal
Advantech Releases EKI-6331AN Wireless Access Point
November 30, 2011

Advantech Releases EKI-6331AN Wireless Access Point

EKI-6331AN provides three times higher data rates than 802.11a devices and provides a reliable 5GHz wireless connectivity.

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Product Category: 
Wireless Modems
Product Manufacturer: 
Advantech Industrial Automation Group
Related Portals:
Wireless Networks, Cybersecurity, Industrial Networks
November 30, 2011

Coastal Flow adds high-flow prover

Coastal Flow added a Calibron S50 portable flow prover to its proving fleet.

Point Grey adds Flea3 GigE Vision Cameras
November 30, 2011

Point Grey adds Flea3 GigE Vision Cameras

FL3-GE-03S2 and FL3-GE-08S2 VGA and XGA models, respectively, comply with version 1.2 of the GigE Vision specification to support cable lengths of up 100 meters.

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Product Category: 
Machine Vision Systems
Related Portals:
Vision
November 30, 2011

Motion Control Market Up 19% in 2011

New orders for motion control products are up 19% through the third quarter of 2011, but are slowing down says MCA.



GE enhances Proficy Historian
November 30, 2011

GE enhances Proficy Historian

Enhancements in Version 4.5 include support of more than 15 million tags.

November 30, 2011

LXI Consortium Elects Officers for 2012

The three Strategic Member companies appointed directors for next year, and the 16 Participating Member companies elected two directors for the Board.

November 30, 2011

PLCopen updates Motion Control Specification

PLCopen Motion Control Specifications have been extended with the release of Part 5 and Part 6, adding fluid power to the spec.

Calex introduces AHW DC/DC converters
November 30, 2011

Calex introduces AHW DC/DC converters

Dual output AHW DC/DC converters have a continuous input range of 9VDC to 75VDC.

WAGO expands EPSITRON 787 Series PRO Power Supplies
November 29, 2011

WAGO expands EPSITRON 787 Series PRO Power Supplies

Expansion includes nine single phase units with PowerBoost and TopBoost functions.

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Product Category: 
Power Supplies
Related Portals:
Electrical & Control Panels
November 29, 2011

Softing joins Fieldbus Foundation Development Services Program

The program helps automation vendors get started with FOUNDATION product development by making it faster and easier to bring fieldbus equipment to market.

November 29, 2011

Paradox Engineering to monitor Italian waste

The project involves installing an electric-mechanical system on 900 dump bins to monitor the input of waste and optimize its collection.

Brainboxes adds RS422/485 to its Ethernet to serial products
November 29, 2011

Brainboxes adds RS422/485 to its Ethernet to serial products

The 4 and 8 port RS422/485 devices enable connection across a network with no loss of reliability or signal integrity.

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Product Category: 
Media Converter
Related Portals:
Industrial Networks
November 29, 2011

Magma updates Titan Analog/Mixed-Signal Design Platform

Enhancements in Titan AMS integrate electrical design and physical design into one unified design methodology.

Parker publishes Hose Products Catalog
November 28, 2011

Parker publishes Hose Products Catalog

Catalog contains product information and installation assistance for Parker hydraulic hoses, fittings, equipment, accessories and technical information.

Semiconductor Circuits introduces CPZ DC-DC converters
November 28, 2011

Semiconductor Circuits introduces CPZ DC-DC converters

These modules provide 40W of power @ 55C & 200lfm of airflow and are ideal for space constrained distributed power or bus converter applications.