IDEC introduces HE2G 3-position "dead man" switch
TT Electronics releases ULWP2R range of fusible wirewound resistors
Supplied in tape and reel packaging, ULWP2R range is designed for minimal footprint designs that require flameproof components for automated...
Falcon Electric introduces SC series tower models of uninterruptible power supplies (UPS)
Falcon’s SC UPS models incorporate several important features including advanced digital signal processors (DSPs), surface mount device (SMD)...
Fluke introduces 5128A RHapid-Cal Humidity Generator
The 5128A is designed for corporate and independent calibration labs where humidity measurement is critical to prevent spoilage of products,...
Turck introduces IO-Link capable Uprox3 sensors
Turck is initially offering four variants of Uprox3 IO-Link: an M12, M18 and M30 barrel style, all in a chrome brass housing, as well as...
Kaspersky Lab announces Kaspersky Industrial Cybersecurity for Energy security package
Kaspersky Industrial CyberSecurity (KICS) for Energy is dedicated to helping energy companies secure every layer of their industrial...
The Cost of Functional Safety for Food Processing
By Jorgen Saxeryd, ABB
In 2014 in the UK, a large food manufacturer had to pay a £800,000 fine after a serious industrial accident. This article...
What Does a Good Machine Sound Like? A look at 3DSignals’ Predictive Maintenance Efforts
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
You know that feeling when you walk past a machine, and something just doesn’t quite sound right? This...
Safety Instrumentation Simplified: The case for a hybrid safety transmitter
By Wil Chin and Rick Frauton, United Electric Controls
While there remains considerable variation in the quality of the sub-system infrastructure,...
Rotork actuators deliver automated safety solution for Mauritius airport
The Profibus-enabled, ATEX-rated failsafe Rotork actuators have been installed in critical valve areas to prevent potential spillages by...
VDW works to revise machine tool safety standards
The intention is to present a harmonized standard on the VDW’s “Safety Day” at the EMO Hannover on 19 September 2017.