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May 1, 2011
Prüftechnik Alignment Systems Launched at the Hanover Exhibition last month, the Levalign expert features a horizontal and vertical self-leveling...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/Measure-surface-profiles-wirelessly-with-this-laser-based-system_7964.html
April 27, 2011
Davis Instruments The Fluke 190 Series II is a digital handheld oscilloscope that is designed for challenging environments. Dustproof...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/testing/These-oscilloscopes-are-built-for-harsh-environments_7944.html
April 15, 2011
All good things come to an end. And so it is with Microsoft extended support and security updates for Windows 2000,which ended in July 2010. Any manufacturer with industrial applications that are based on Windows 2000 may wisely be considering a newer operating system, in order to remain in production with the necessary security support. But migrating to a new operating system can be time-consuming...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/Time-for-action-Support-has-ended-for-Windows-2000-in-industrial-automation_7886.html
April 1, 2011
Storing solid materials in hoppers, bins and silos is ubiquitous in the chemical process industries (CPI), as are challenges associated with dispensing them. In many cases, using vessels with steep cones and smooth walls is enough to provide reliable flow. However, it is not always feasible to design and install hoppers with the optimal geometry, and many solids have difficult or variable flow properties...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/flow_measurement_and_control/Hopper-inserts-for-improved-solids-flow_7743.html
March 28, 2011
Service Pack 4 (SP4) for InduSoft Web Studio promises to improve productivity, increase flexibility and enhance the operator-machine interface. SP4 enables a "vastly superior" interface...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/An-Updated-Interface-Improves-Productivity_6520.html
March 28, 2011
This firm has added a 12-channel junction box (photo) to its JRBS Series that previously consisted of 4-, 6- and 8-channel versions. The IP20 junction boxes that can...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/A-12-Channel-Junction-Box-for-FF-and-Profibus-PA_6522.html
March 28, 2011
An improved series of Operator Interfaces, the PowerView 8000 Series (photo) provides a greatly enhanced, easy to use, and intuitive development package, the ViewBuilder 8000. The Series provides four LCD sizes to fit different...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/These-Operator-Interfaces-Come-in-a-Variety-of-Sizes_6544.html
March 28, 2011
The Model FS-B2510 Dual-Serial port gateway (photo) includes two serial ports and one Ethernet port for integration from serial-to-serial or serial-to-Ethernet applications. This newest addition to...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/More-Data-is-Available-to-Networks-with-this-Dual-Serial-Port-Gateway_6546.html
March 28, 2011
The Bany PNIO network analyzer and the Simba PNIO module in the Simit simulation system provide operators of Profinet networks with a number of new tools for efficient monitoring and simulation. Bany PNIO (bus analysis Profinet I/O) enables...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/Monitor-or-Simulate-Profinet-Networks-with-these-Modules_6559.html
March 28, 2011
The FDT/DTM-supported interface — xEPI Ethernet-Profibus coupler — enables vertical integration from the office to field devices on different communication levels...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/Operate-and-Diagnose-Field-Devices-from-a-Central-Location_6569.html
March 28, 2011
With the Softnet PN-IO Linux software controller, it is possible to control distributed field devices via Profinet with standard PC hardware, such as the Simatic Microbox PC. The...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/Use-Standard-PC-Hardware-to-Control-Field-Devices_6614.html
March 28, 2011
A new service, called SNAP (Special Needs And Products), provides customers with customized solutions to meet unusual signal interface needs in industrial process control, system integration and factory automation applications. The SNAP...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/When-Standard-Interfaces-Arent-Available-Try-SNAP_6619.html
March 28, 2011
On October 14 – 16, Houston’s Reliant Center again plays host to the annual expo of the Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA; Research Triangle Park, N.C.). Over 400 exhibitors will be featured at the ISA Expo 2008, North America’s largest automation and control exhibition, alongside instructor-led training sessions and other popular returning events: the ISA’s...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/Instrumentation-Systems-and-Automation-Society_6634.html
March 28, 2011
The 6000 Series Purge Pressurization System is the latest addition to the Bebco family of purge/pressurization systems. The system is user-configurable to satisfy particular applications, and can be...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/Users-can-Configure-this-PurgePressurization-System-Themselves_6648.html
March 28, 2011
The VLT Series Variable Frequency Drives are now available with power through 1,350 hp in 460 and 690 V a.c. and several frame models: F1 frame models boast up to 1,050 hp in an 86.8- X 55.1- X 23.9-in. footprint; and F2 models offer up to 1,350 hp in an 86.8- X 71.0- X 23.9-in...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/This-Series-of-Variable-Frequency-Drives-has-been-Designed-to-Reduce-Thermal-Degradation_6653.html
March 28, 2011
New components have been added to the Simatic PCS 7 Lab process control system. This system is based on the compact Box PC. It has a space-saving design making it especially suitable for experiments in the laboratory...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/A-Controller-for-All-Your-Laboratory-Equipment_6713.html
March 28, 2011
The Allen-Bradley SLC 500 is a small, chassis-based, modular family of programmable controllers and I/O. The SLCs smaller size means you can use an...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/A-Smaller-Controller-for-When-Space-is-Limited_6721.html
March 28, 2011
The SC22-3 safety controller is an efficient solution for connecting several safety devices to machine controls. The controller, developed by partners Banner Engineering, eliminates the need for several dedicated...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/This-safety-controller-replaces-relays_6734.html
March 28, 2011
A graphic display of curves is essential for optimizing controllers and setting drive axes. The new TwinCAT Scope (photo) features a separate Logger and Viewer, and...
http://www.che.com/software_automation_and_control/instrumentation_automation_and_control/A-New-Tool-for-Scientific-Automation_6778.html
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