Control Systems

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Application software aids operational efficiency

SystemLink application software for distributed systems management has been released by NI. It helps improve operational efficiency and decrease maintenance costs through a centralised interface for automating tasks such as software deployment, remote device configuration and system health performance monitoring.
9th May 2018

Network function enhances digital indicator

Network function enhances digital indicator
A network function has been added to Yokogawa IA’s UM33A digital indicator with alarms, a product in the UTAdvanced controller series. It will be released to the market on May 7. With this network function, a single UM33A digital indicator can receive, process, and sequentially display data from up to eight sensors.
25th April 2018

Zero-backlash spring engaged brakes for power transmission apps

Zero-backlash spring engaged brakes for power transmission apps
Nexen Group has announced the release of the ZSE brake family, zero-backlash spring engaged brakes. Suitable for holding applications, the pneumatically-released ZSE brake offers high torque, high speed and zero backlash. Unlike brakes using leaf springs to transmit torque, the ZSE brake is zero-backlash up to 100% of its rated holding torque.
24th April 2018


XY-Theta Alignment Stage features high resolution

XY-Theta Alignment Stage features high resolution
  Optimas Engineering Systems (OES) has released the XYR-03-01 Alignment Stage, which is a high resolution, high repeatability XY-Theta stage for such applications as: Angular glass cutting and grinding, wafer alignment, semiconductor handling, laser cutting and drilling.
24th April 2018

Statistical data feature enhances plant management software

Version R4.01 of its Plant Resource Manager (PRM) software tool has been released by Yokogawa Electric. It can centrally manage large amounts of data from plant monitoring and control devices as well as manufacturing equipment. PRM R4.01, an upgrade to R3.31, has been significantly enhanced with a new function that provides statistical data needed to identify the overall status of the devices in a plant.
23rd April 2018

Servo controller gets single-cable connection

Servo controller gets single-cable connection
Available in the UK through INMOCO of Daventry, the Kollmorgen S700 servo controller is now supplied with a single-cable motor connection, as are all Kollmorgen drives. The benefits of connecting drives using just one cable are obvious in machinery and plant construction: they include faster installation, space savings, reduced inertia, and lower costs to name but a few.
20th April 2018

Multiway modular RCD/RCBO panel shows the way to building renovation

Multiway modular RCD/RCBO panel shows the way to building renovation
When it comes down to building renovations, the FDB 2 multiway modular RCD/RCBO panel, is the only thing you need to worry about as it is suitable for upgrade and maintenance projects in the commercial/industrial sphere. This modular range of general purpose earth leakage protection units comes complete with overload and short circuit protection. (It is also approved by Network Rail for use in DC Electrified areas).
17th April 2018

Setting IoT into motion with working hydraulics

Setting IoT into motion with working hydraulics
A new EDG valve block has been launched by Bosch Rexroth to translate IT commands into physical movement sequences for customised, connected warehouse processes. With the Internet of Things (IoT) fast becoming ubiquitous, the technology is making big inroads into the logistics industry.
12th April 2018

Active and passive filtering techniques for harmonic mitigation

Active and passive filtering techniques for harmonic mitigation
The rise of non-linear loads in industrial environments over the last two decades has resulted in the growing problem of harmonic currents and utility-level voltage distortion. Facing a lack of awareness, the industry has struggled to implement effective mitigation techniques. Here, John Mitchell, business development manager of CP Automation explores active and passive filtering.
10th April 2018

Wireless remote control system for industrial control applications

Wireless remote control system for industrial control applications
A new range of 2.4 GHz wireless remote controls have been added to Herga Technologies range for industrial machinery and equipment switching. With a standard range of 30-40m, the new 6313 and 6314 series transmitter and receiver modules are available with a choice ergonomic handsets with up to 10 buttons and receivers with 5 or 11 relays at 12/24 VDC at 1A.
27th March 2018


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