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Baker Hughes announces Orbit 60 Series condition monitoring platform
September 10, 2019

Baker Hughes announces Orbit 60 Series condition monitoring platform

The Orbit 60 Series is a platform that collects and processes data, equipping operators with the right data and analytics to determine the health of their machines.

Siemens introduces Sinumerik One CNC solution
September 09, 2019

Siemens introduces Sinumerik One CNC solution

As a "digital native", the controller features software for the creation of corresponding digital twins. A range of technology functions are intended to help improve processing speed, contour accuracy and processing quality.

Fluke introduces Integrated Condition Monitoring for Maximo
August 06, 2019

Fluke introduces Integrated Condition Monitoring for Maximo

Fluke is adding condition monitoring data to IBM Maximo with Integrated Condition Monitoring for Maximo, a solution that incorporates real-time asset data within existing IBM Maximo workflows.

HEMCO introduces ModuLab custom-designed room enclosure with control system
August 02, 2019

HEMCO introduces ModuLab custom-designed room enclosure with control system

HEMCO ModuLab is a custom-designed room enclosure with control systems that meet a variety of environmental and class clean requirements. ModuLab is a choice for industrial applications such as Powder Coating, Food Processing, Seed Production, Mining, and Bulk Solids Handling.

Bacharach introduces MVR-SC controller
July 18, 2019

Bacharach introduces MVR-SC controller

The MVR-SC eliminates the need to integrate VRF leak detection into a BAS controller. By implementing a hybrid Ethernet serial network the MVR-SC simplifies the Modbus integration

Softing releases version 1.20 of its Modbus to PROFIBUS gateways
June 18, 2019

Softing releases version 1.20 of its Modbus to PROFIBUS gateways

Softing's Modbus to PROFIBUS Gateways mbGate PA, mbGate PB and mbGate DP enable the direct integration of PROFIBUS PA and DP segments into Modbus/TCP systems.

SCHROEDAHL announces TDL Automatic Recirculation Valves
June 12, 2019

SCHROEDAHL announces TDL Automatic Recirculation Valves

These all-in-one pump protection solutions are designed to keep pumping systems in process, firefighting, refinery, power and chemical applications modulating and running without cavitation or overheating

Rockwell Automation and Aparian introduce PMIO scanner
May 17, 2019

Rockwell Automation and Aparian introduce PMIO scanner

The I/O scanner acts as a direct communication interface between the Rockwell Automation controller and the Honeywell I/O network for complete connectivity, so users can use their existing I/O and field wiring.

Rockwell Automation announces IEC 62443-4-2 certified Allen-Bradley ControlLogix 5580 controller
May 10, 2019

Rockwell Automation announces IEC 62443-4-2 certified Allen-Bradley ControlLogix 5580 controller

The certification by third party TÜV Rheinland confirms that the controller meets the global standard’s cybersecurity requirements. The controller achieved compliance with the addition of security features to its firmware.

Micro-Epsilon introduces induSENSOR MSC7401 controller
May 03, 2019

Micro-Epsilon introduces induSENSOR MSC7401 controller

The induSENSOR MSC7401 controller is used for displacement and distance measurements in automation technologies and machine building. The controller is compatible with the inductive LVDT and LDR measuring gauges and displacement sensors from Micro-Epsilon.

Beckhoff Automation has announced the AMP8620 supply module
April 25, 2019

Beckhoff Automation has announced the AMP8620 supply module

With the AMP8620 supply module’s IP 65 protection rating and consistent decentralization, the entire motion system can now be mounted directly on the machine.

Continental Control Systems introduces WattNode Wide-Range Modbus meter
April 12, 2019

Continental Control Systems introduces WattNode Wide-Range Modbus meter

The model operates from 85 Vac to 690 Vac on wye, delta, single-phase, and three-phase services

Emerson announces addition of General Electric programmable logic controllers
March 29, 2019

Emerson announces addition of General Electric programmable logic controllers

With the addition of the PLCs, part of Emerson’s acquisition of General Electric Co.’s Intelligent Platforms group, Emerson is bringing more end-to-end automation solutions to its existing process control market.

Balluff releases PT1000 temperature sensors
March 27, 2019

Balluff releases PT1000 temperature sensors

Depending on the version, the BFT sensors provide PNP switching outputs, analog signals 0...10V /4...20mA or work as a PT1000 sensor. They are installed by threading into the process using a standard process connection with G- and NPT threads.

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Affordable Batching Controller
March 19, 2019

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Affordable Batching Controller

The Affordable Batching Controller is a semi-automatic batching system that still requires operator involvement through each step in the batching process, but provides automated operator instructions/prompting, ingredient validation and lot tracking, automatic weighing with over/under tolerance control, etc.

EGE introduces custom-assembled level sensors with guided microwave
March 06, 2019

EGE introduces custom-assembled level sensors with guided microwave

EGE also specifically adapts the sensors to dielectric constants and to the temperature ranges of the liquid to be measured to ensure precise results in challenging media and cramped installation conditions.

ABB releases ABB Ability Distributed Control System (DCS) 800xA 6.1
March 05, 2019

ABB releases ABB Ability Distributed Control System (DCS) 800xA 6.1

ABB Ability System 800xA 6.1 introduces Ethernet I/O solutions, additional High Integrity controllers and a series of engineering tools such as a Ethernet I/O Field Kit, an Ethernet I/O Wizard for field commissioning and the possibility to engineer with signals in the Control Builder.

ABB announces ABB Ability Wellhead Manager
March 04, 2019

ABB announces ABB Ability Wellhead Manager

ABB Ability Wellhead Manager is cloud-based, so operators can gain insights about their production assets anywhere in the world. Remote workers can connect in real-time.

ABB to introduce digital application to monitor well-being of control room operators
March 01, 2019

ABB to introduce digital application to monitor well-being of control room operators

The result is a microenvironment that adapts to each individual’s needs and is achieved through the measurement and grading of factors such as air quality, temperature, lighting environment and humidity.

AutomationDirect announces SOLO Basic temperature controllers
March 01, 2019

AutomationDirect announces SOLO Basic temperature controllers

These basic controllers are IP66 rated for dust and water jet ingress protection (inside suitable enclosure) and have a 0°C to 50°C operating temperature range.