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PRODUCT Plant utility system optimisation. - Industry 4.0 specialist showcase the latest upgrades to their Intelligent Factory solution at Hannover Messe. specialises in delivering 'Optimisation as a Service' with rapid ROI and no upfront capital investment for process industries.

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EVENTS Driving forward the Digital Enterprise - To meet the upcoming challenges posed by the Industrie 4.0 vision, Siemens is placing its trust in the Digital Enterprise. "For us, the Digital Enterprise has long since ceased to be just a vision", explained Member of the Managing Board of Siemens AG Klaus Helmrich, speaking at the Hannover Messe press conference a few days ago.

PRODUCT Submersible load cells! - The DDEN series of submersible load cells are unique in their compactness over their wide capacity range of 250N up to 50kN. Even at the top end of the capacity rating, the unit dimensions do not change - with a diameter of just 44mm and a length of 65mm.

PRODUCT Device for hydrostatic level measurement - LABOM, German-based manufacturers of measuring devices, will present their new level measurement device PASCAL Ci4 at ACHEMA 2015 in Frankfurt (D) next June.

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PRODUCT Bluetooth Smart sensor beacon! - EM Microelectronic, the semiconductor company of the Swatch Group, has publicly launched EMBC02, introducing to the world the power of sensor beacons.

PRODUCT 4-CH 12-bit 80 MS/s PCI Express Digitizer. - Adlink Technology has released its new high-speed PCI Express digitizer, the PCIe-9814, featuring four simultaneously sampled 80 MS/s input channels with 12-bit resolution, 40 MHz bandwidth, and up to 1 GB DDR3 onboard memory.

PRODUCT Customer-programmable current-sensor IC in standard inline package. - The new A1369 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a customer-programmable, high-accuracy linear Hall-effect-based current sensor IC packaged in a slimline 3-pin single-inline package which allows for easy integration with a magnetic core to create a highly accurate current sensing module.

PRODUCT Co and CO2 ppm measurements! - Brand new ppm measurements for carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2) now enable medical gas producers to get the performance and operational benefits of the SERVOPRO MultiExact 5400 multigas analyser.

EVENTS Smart industrial automation solutions enhance productivity - Visitors to Hannover Fair experience live demos of Delta's new SCARA DRS40L Series solution, a robot arm system that is capable of improving daily productivity by up to 3 times in certain industrial processes and can be integrated with our in-house machine vision system for smart identification, inspection tasks and more.

PRODUCT Solar-Powered Wireless Mesh - Linear Technology demonstrates its SmartMesh IP™ embedded wireless mesh networks, powered by Sol Chip's Solar Battery, at Hannover 2015. The use of solar energy to power industrial Internet of Things applications provides users with a maintenance-free wireless solution, as no batteries are required for operation.

PRODUCT User-friendly safety relays - The Sirius 3SK2 safety relay from Siemens offers multiple safety functions in the smallest of spaces. Thanks to the user-friendly drag & drop parameterization interface, it is simple to create safety functions that can be optionally expanded to include test and diagnostics functions.

PRODUCT Selecting the right tools - Driven by "Different Thinking is Better Thinking," Kennametal continues to optimise the productivity-building potential of NOVO™ by launching a new service offering combining its premium vending solution, ToolBOSS™ and its cloud-enabled digital tooling and process knowledge vehicle NOVO™.

EVENTS Profi-International at #HM15 - PI is exhibiting at Hanover Fair again this year. The 215 square meter (2300 square feet) booth is in Hall 9 at D68. There are 24 kiosks and hundreds of products from many manufacturers. It is situated directly on the "Automation & IT Tour", which leads by way of a red carpet through the halls of the trade fair.

APPLICATION Cimate control and storage systems for agriculture industry - A major European manufacturer of storage and climate control systems for the agricultural industry has chosen to install Michell's PCMini52 humidity and temperature probes to monitor temperature and humidity conditions in the systems they supply.

PRODUCT Plug & socket connectors targeted at demanding applications. - Connector specialist group EDAC has extended its popular E-Seal range of ingress protected (IP) connectors with the introduction of new water, mist and dust-proof wire-to-board and in-line plug & socket connectors.

PRODUCT Liquid cooling in converters reduces energy consumption - The liquid-cooled Sinamics S120 Cabinet Modules frequency converter from Siemens is a converter for use in harsh ambient conditions. Efficient heat dissipation means there is no need for air conditioning, which markedly reduces energy consumption

PRODUCT Comfort Outdoor Panels for extreme ambient conditions! - Siemens has expanded its high-performance Comfort Panel class in the Simatic HMI (Human Machine Interface) series to include particularly rugged devices for use in extreme ambient conditions.

PRODUCT Track error sources in live switchgear - This device fom Baur offers two safe procedures for detecting partial discharges that can be applied during operation live without attaching sensors to the cable.

PRODUCT Integrated Industry as central topic! - Integrated Industry is the Harting Technology Group's key topic at the Hannover Fair (13-17th April 2015). Their display includes a live demonstration of a production line demonstrating solutions for Integrated Industry.

PRODUCT HMI platform expands communication options. - Red Lion Controls has expanded its Graphite™ Human Machine Interface (HMI) operator panels with two new communication modules, offering support for some of today's most popular industrial protocols.

PRODUCT Pioneering innovations in sensor development. - Honeywell company, City Technology, are exhibiting at Sensor + Test 2015 on 19-21 May in Nurnberg, Germany, and presenting a speaker session on new technologies driving the next generation of intelligent and connectable gas sensors.


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