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Balluff introduces expanded range of EX intrinsically safe sensors
February 17, 2020

Balluff introduces expanded range of EX intrinsically safe sensors

Designed specifically to meet the demands of applications in hazardous atmospheres, each sensor works on such a low current and voltage that it cannot ignite flammable material present in explosive zones

Rittal introduces AX/KX wall mount enclosures
February 14, 2020

Rittal introduces AX/KX wall mount enclosures

The AX / KX solution is designed for maximum space availability. The AX, now with larger gland plates, creates more space for cables. In addition, integrated locators enable incorporation of the interior installation rails. These rails also support dynamic loads seen in many industrial environments

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FowardX to introduce Visual Autonomous Mobile Robot and Robot Computing System at MODEX 2020
February 13, 2020

FowardX to introduce Visual Autonomous Mobile Robot and Robot Computing System at MODEX 2020

ForwardX robots depend on V-SLAM with Deep Learning techniques for positioning and navigation. They will be on display at booth 1207 at MODEX 2020

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley 855X Hazardous Location Signaling Devices
February 12, 2020

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley 855X Hazardous Location Signaling Devices

Allen-Bradley 855X Hazardous Location Signaling Devices are designed to help industrial operators meet the latest global hazardous-location ratings and certifications. The signaling devices include horns, beacons and combination horn-and-beacon units.

Emerson announces Mimic Field 3D virtual reality training solution
February 06, 2020

Emerson announces Mimic Field 3D virtual reality training solution

This virtual reality-based (VR) solution gives personnel simulated hands-on experience to prepare for any plant event, helping them make better decisions regarding operating changes and practice proper procedures before entering potentially hazardous plant areas.

Beckhoff Automation announces EP7402 controller, TwinCAT/BSD alternative operating system (OS) and C6025 Industrial PC at MODEX 2020
February 04, 2020

Beckhoff Automation announces EP7402 controller, TwinCAT/BSD alternative operating system (OS) and C6025 Industrial PC at MODEX 2020

The smart distribution center solutions will include the North American debuts of the EP7402 controller for motor-driven roller (MDR) conveyors, TwinCAT/BSD alternative operating system (OS) for Beckhoff PC-based controllers and C6025 ultra-compact Industrial PC (IPC). The eXtended Transport System (XTS) will also make its MODEX debut at the Beckhoff booth (4026).

MSA introduces General Monitors FL500-H2 Flame Detector
January 29, 2020

MSA introduces General Monitors FL500-H2 Flame Detector

The FL500-H2 sensors monitor optical radiation emitted by a hydrogen flame in both the ultraviolet (UV) and infrared (IR) spectral ranges while at the same time rejecting false alarm sources common within industrial job sites.

Seifert Systems introduces SoliTherm Progressive Series of enclosure air conditioners
January 29, 2020

Seifert Systems introduces SoliTherm Progressive Series of enclosure air conditioners

SoliTherm Progressive Series is UL listed for types 12, 4, 3R and 4X and includes integrated condensate evaporation package for no-drip operation.

Peak Analysis & Automation (PAA) introduces KX-2 collaborative robot
January 16, 2020

Peak Analysis & Automation (PAA) introduces KX-2 collaborative robot

The KX-2 collaborative robot is designed to meet a need in the market for capable robotics accessible to laboratories of all sizes. The KX-2 robot provides automation, combining reach and 360-degree rotation on the shoulder and wrist axes with radial compactness.

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CARLO GAVAZZI announces MC36C Series of magnetically-coded REED safety magnetic sensors
January 02, 2020

CARLO GAVAZZI announces MC36C Series of magnetically-coded REED safety magnetic sensors

The MC36C Series of magnetically-coded REED safety magnetic sensors are a solution to monitor the position of sliding, hinged and removable safety guards, especially in dirty and dusty environments.

FacilityConneX announces 3.5.0 solution for intelligent alerting
December 20, 2019

FacilityConneX announces 3.5.0 solution for intelligent alerting

The 3.5.0 solution extends the capabilities of the VOICE Browser and offers new LIVE KPI components and deployment tools including the QuickConneX 2.0.

AutomationDirect introduces Hammond industrial enclosures
December 05, 2019

AutomationDirect introduces Hammond industrial enclosures

A variety of metal and non-metal enclosures, rated NEMA 1, 3, 3R, 3S, 4, 4X, 6, 6P, 12 or 13, are available in wall-mount, floor-mount and freestanding form factors.

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Seifert Systems introduces SoliTherm Peltier Series of thermoelectric enclosure air conditioners
December 03, 2019

Seifert Systems introduces SoliTherm Peltier Series of thermoelectric enclosure air conditioners

All thermoelectric units comply with UL type 4X ratings and come in a standard 304 finish can be used for both indoor and outdoor applications.

ABB and DEUTA-WERKE announce Safe HMI equipped with PROFINET/PROFIsafe fieldbus
November 22, 2019

ABB and DEUTA-WERKE announce Safe HMI equipped with PROFINET/PROFIsafe fieldbus

Under development by DEUTA-WERKE in collaboration with ABB, the Safe HMI displays either the train’s speed or the status of various safety zones. Fail-safe selections through user touch events and fail-safe graphical objects, like train speed or selected operating modes, can be exchanged between the Safe HMI and the ABB AC500-S safety PLC.

AutomationDirect announces IronHorse HBR series of helical bevel gearboxes
November 15, 2019

AutomationDirect announces IronHorse HBR series of helical bevel gearboxes

The universally interchangeable design provides flexible installation with C-face and TC-face inputs, perpendicular output and 6 mounting positions. Five gearbox sizes support 56C up to 254/6TC NEMA motor frames and 6 ratios are available from 10:1 to 120:1.

AutomationDirect introduces AEP series of thermoplastic compact limit switches
November 08, 2019

AutomationDirect introduces AEP series of thermoplastic compact limit switches

These plastic limit switches have standard U.S. 25mm mounting hole spacing; housings are double-insulated and epoxy resin-filled, providing IEC IP67 protection. Contacts are Snap-action (Z11) with 1 N.O. and 1 N.C. contact on all units.

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SyTech announces release of XLReporter version 14.0
November 07, 2019

SyTech announces release of XLReporter version 14.0

This release expands the capability of XLReporter for Web reporting, 21CFR Part 11 features and ISA18.2 Alarm Management.

Siemens announces launch of Sirius 3RW55 Failsafe and Sirius 3RW50 soft starters
November 06, 2019

Siemens announces launch of Sirius 3RW55 Failsafe and Sirius 3RW50 soft starters

The Sirius 3RW55 Failsafe soft starters are suited for starting and stopping operations of high-power motors with a rated output of 5.5 to 560 kilowatt (kW) at 400 volts (V).

SICK introduces EventCam industrial-grade 2D camera for error detection
October 24, 2019

SICK introduces EventCam industrial-grade 2D camera for error detection

The EventCam is specifically designed for the detection and analysis of sporadic errors in industrial processes. It can be integrated into stationary and mobile applications, is network capable, and delivers single frames and video sequences in for error analyses.

SICK introduces Safe Robotics Area Protection safety system
October 18, 2019

SICK introduces Safe Robotics Area Protection safety system

The SRAP system consists of a Flexi Soft safety controller and a safety laser scanner – either the S300 Mini Remote for shorter scanning ranges or the microScan3 Core for larger monitoring fields. Safe Robotics Area Protection satisfies the criteria of Performance Level PL d in accordance with EN ISO 13849-1.