Control Systems

Displaying 11 - 20 of 656

Weighing machine helps prevent overfilling expense

Weighing machine helps prevent overfilling expense
By achieving integration into a factory control system, via Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk, the Hardy Dynamic Checkweigher from Hardy Process Solutions is able to diagnose and reduce overfill rates through process optimisation with filling machines. This is saving the manufacturer overfill expenses of approximately $35,000 annually.
14th November 2017

New switch designed with an audible click

New switch designed with an audible click
The range of switch controls from Herga Technology has been expanded with the introduction of the new 6244 series haptic puck switch. The new hand or foot operated puck (or bellows) style switch features an audible click when pressed and is aimed at machinery and equipment switching tasks where both tactile operation and audible response are essential requirements.
13th November 2017

Don't let the shakes ruin your selfie

Don't let the shakes ruin your selfie
  Just a slight shake in your hand can ruin a great selfie, so bearing this in mind Google engineers have designed the shake out of the Pixel 2 camera using PI’s H-860 high speed hexapod system that accurately simulates motion with 6° of freedom.
13th November 2017


Support service enhances facility maintenance

Support service enhances facility maintenance
Yokogawa Electric will be rolling out the SensPlus Buddy communication support service on November 10. With this solution, personnel in the field will enjoy access to support information directly from their mobile devices. SensPlus Buddy can be accessed using a standard web browser on any general-purpose mobile device or personal computer, and does not require the installation of software.
9th November 2017

Data concept sharpens companies competitive edge

Synaptic Business Automation, an industrial automation and control business concept expresses Yokogawa Electric Corporation’s commitment to working with its customers to sustain their creation of corporate values. Manufacturers face a variety of challenges today, ranging from volatile shifts in the price of crude oil and other raw materials and stiffening environmental and safety regulations to structural changes in their industries.
6th November 2017

Pan and tilt cameras have better than ever tracking abilities

Pan and tilt cameras have better than ever tracking abilities
CCTV pan and tilt drives are required to be faster, quieter, smaller, smoother and even more accurate than ever; however security operators also need them to be easy to set up and run. Additionally with all this, they insist that costs continue to come down, so how do you achieve all these elements? Gerard Bush of INMOCO explores how today’s high performance off-the-shelf motion products can quickly bring sophisticated systems to market and reduce the price point.
6th November 2017

Delivering control without the wires

Delivering control without the wires
The VLT FC102-series variable speed drives from Danfoss will soon, be even easier and more convenient to set up, monitor and commission, all because of the introduction of a new wireless HMI module. When used in conjunction with the MyDriveConnect app, this new module allows almost any modern tablet or smartphone to provide the same functionality as the Danfoss Graphical Local Control Panel, with the added advantage that no wired connection is needed.
30th October 2017

Ball bearings target power transmission applications

Ball bearings target power transmission applications
A significant expansion of its portfolio for power transmission applications has been announced by RS Components (RS) with components from two leading companies – Schaeffler and Timken. The products now available from RS include ball bearings, roller bearings, sprockets, belts, pulleys, and many other parts necessary to build up or maintain different kinds of motion-control applications.
17th October 2017

Motorised ball bearing linear guide stages with 5µ repeatability

Motorised ball bearing linear guide stages with 5µ repeatability
Manufacturer of motion control products, Optimal Engineering Systems (OES), offers two series of low cost, low profile, motorised ball bearing linear guide (profile rail) positioning stages. The AQ140 series and the AQ150 series of linear stages are available off-the-shelf in travel lengths of: 50mm (1.969"), 100mm (3.937"), 150mm (5.905"), 200mm (7.874"), 300mm (11.811"), 400mm (15.748"), 500mm (19.685"). 
9th October 2017

Taking heat treatment to the next level

Taking heat treatment to the next level
Developed in the Italian city of Varese near Milan, by Refrattari Brebbia Srl, the innovative steel heat treatment process is based on a Movicon SCADA control system, available in the UK through Production4Automation. Heat treatment is a vital part of metals production, and is used to harden and strengthen steel to various levels. Discovered literally hundreds of years ago, it is now a highly developed industrial/scientific process and on-going innovations continue to improve product quality and operational efficiency.
9th October 2017


Control Systems documents


Sign up to view our publications

Sign up

Sign up to view our downloads

Sign up

Industry 4.0 Summit 2018
28th February 2018
United Kingdom Manchester
MACH 2018
9th April 2018
United Kingdom NEC, Birmingham
Drives & Controls 2018
10th April 2018
United Kingdom NEC, Birmingham
Engineering Design Show 2018
17th October 2018
United Kingdom Ricoh Arena, Coventry