<Optimise Automated Test Systems - National Instruments has announced its newest general-purpose programmable power supplies, which offer the highest power density available in PXI and form the foundation of automated test systems.
Mercury emissions monitor -
Gasmet has a new continuous mercury monitoring system (CMM).
LXI for Collider Signal Monitoring at CERN -
David Owen, Business Development Manager at Pickering Interfaces talks about an application in one of the most complex scientific sites on the planet.
Cybersecurity provider makes appointments - ISC8 Inc has named three new executives; Scott Millis as chief security strategy officer; Kelly Anderson as vice president of sales for North America; and Gev Pestonji, vice president of sales for Asia Pacific
Trade up your LIMS - Recognising the high purchase price and ongoing support costs of many competitive Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS), Autoscribe has devised a payment scheme that would significantly reduce capital budget costs.
Another symposium success -
A joint conference of the International Society of Automation (ISA) and the Machinery Failure Prevention Technology (MFPT) Society attracted more than 200 attendees last week to learn about the latest advances in instrumentation and mechanical failure prevention, and to discover practical synergies between the two long-standing professional associations.
Embedded vision system -
Adlink Technology has released its new EOS-1220 GigE Vision-compliant embedded vision system, featuring 3rd Generation Intel® Core™ i7 quad core processors, four independent PoE (power over Ethernet) ports, full compatibility with GigE Vision cameras and support for smart PoE APIs, allowing remote switching of PoE status.
High speed web inspection for laser-machined holes -
Olmec-UK has partnered with web handling specialists, Universal Converting Equipment, to produce a vision system capable of real-time measurement of laser machined holes in film.
Level controller helps increase reliability & accuracy - The new Fisher® L2e from Emerson uses a rugged force-balanced displacer sensor to detect the level of a single liquid or the interface of two liquids.
Compact thermal imager - Omega has introduced a new line of compact thermal imagers powered by FLIR®.
Final effluent monitors protect wastewater treatment efficiency -
Richard Reeves, Principal Process Scientist, Southern Water, and David Ballinger, Optimisation and R & D Manager, Southern Water discuss this application. Southern Water supplies water and wastewater services for Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight in the south of England.
ISA forum draws 400 attendees - Nearly 400 attendees and more than 60 exhibitors gathered at the International Society of Automation's (ISA) 58th Analysis Division Symposium, which was held in April 2013 in Galveston (TX USA).
Enclosures for high-security cells - Shown at Cebit 2013, Rittal's Modulsafe Level E is an enhanced version of the existing Safe platform and is ideal for critical data that requires total protection.
Smart Wireless solutions - Emerson Process Management is making it easier for the process industry to maximise productivity and reduce downtime by incorporating its Smart Wireless technology into the Rosemount® 3051 Pressure Transmitter.
First plug-FEST - In the first CAN FD plug-fest, Bosch, Peak, and Vector proofed the interoperability of their CAN FD implementations. The FPGAs implementing the CAN FD data link layer as submitted for international standardization were tested using different network topologies and transmission speeds.
Spot checks of moisture ensure safety of surgical air and reduce risk of infection - Michell's MDM300 portable dew-point hygrometer takes high-speed measurements of moisture in compressed air systems for surgical instruments and breathing air in spot-checks to ensure safety in hospitals.
New PXI chassis - Geotest-Marvin Test Systems has added two new PXI chassis to its product line - the GX7200, a 21-slot PXI Express chassis and the GX7800, an 8-slot, low cost PXI chassis.
Oscilloscope enhanced - A number of new enhancements have been introduced to the DLM4000 Series of 8-channel mixed-signal oscilloscopes from Yokogawa.
Advanced industrial cybersecurity - The ISA has just introduced a new, upper-level course, Advanced Industrial Cybersecurity (TS13).
Dirk Finstel is Executive Vice President of MCPS & CEO of AdLink's European headquarters.
Speedy samples - Harting's express sample service, which allows customers to order product samples from the Harting eCatalogue quickly, easily and free of charge, has been speeded up so that samples are now dispatched within 24 hours of the order being placed rather than the 48 hours under the previous system.
Partnership in solids measurement -
Magnetrol International and APM Automation Solutions (Tel Aviv, IL) have completed a market-changing agreement designating Magnetrol as a global private label distributor of APM's groundbreaking bulk solids measurement technology.
Weighing systems portfolio grows -
The Siemens Industry Automation Division has expanded its range of platform and compression load cells.
Imaging and vision handbook updated - Improved technical overviews, easier to use selection guides and over 30% more content are the highlights of the new edition of Stemmer Imaging's highly regarded handbook on imaging and machine vision.
Security partnership - HardwarePT has announced a new partnership with Tofino Security, in response to the growing cyber threats in the industrial automation industry.
Three new families of ultrasonic sensors - Ultrasonic sensor in miniature housing
Handling machines usually have a very compact design. As a result, there is hardly any space available to install the sensors. The UB…F77 series, from Pepperl+Fuchs, is well equipped for these applications.
Coriolis flowmeters range expanded -
Micro Motion® ELITE® CMFS sensor platform has been added to Emerson's line of Coriolis flowmeters to deliver precise measurement to smaller line sizes (pipelines less than DN50).
Radiation-resistant accelerometers - The MTN/1100-R series of radiation-resistant constant current accelerometers has been launched by Monitran.
Iain Taylor is new Supplier Development Manager with Anglia
Air monitoring in food products -
Air Monitors, has launched a new division to cater specifically for the air monitoring requirements of the food industry.
Static motor analysers -
The new Baker DX series of static motor analysis equipment from SKF replaces older-generation Baker D-series and ST series surge test analysers.
Thinking big with improved data partnership - SolutionsPT has announced a new partnership with Confio Software to distribute Ignite for SQL Server, as the company puts ‘Unlocking Big data’ at the heart of its strategy.
New technology for gas flow and composition - A unique in-pipe gas flow monitoring technology that also offers the ability to measure gas composition or purity has been introduced by Quantitech.
|ICS & SCADA security - July 2010 was when we first heard of Stuxnet - and we're still hearing. Here are listed many links tracing the proliferation of automation malware!
Partnership strengthened - Rittal Limited and HEITEC AG announce a strengthening of their already close partnership for the British market.
Peter Walsh to be SOE chief!
USB adapter for diagnostics and commissioning from Siemens -
Siemens has extended its range of Profibus PC modules with the Simatic PC Adapter USB A2.
ISA standards for effective decision support -
The Ireland Section of the ISA has landed a big hitter for their May technical talk. Dr Maurice Wilkins is Yokogawa's Head of Global Strategic Marketing on the 29th May 2013.
Remote monitors track river restoration success - The Norfolk Rivers Trust (GB) has installed a remote river monitoring station that has been tracking water quality and flow before and after river restoration work at an area of ecological importance on the River Nar.
Testing total vehicle durability -
Ford Europe commits many man hours to acquiring data from prototype test vehicles at its test track at Lommel in Belgium and, during the past 13 years, much of the Road Load Data (RLD) has been derived using Kistler RoaDyn Wheel Force Sensors over a wide variety of road surfaces.
Speeding up and simplification of inspections -
Keyance image dimension measurement system puts much faster in-process inspection within everyone’s reach at Timex.
Wireless software development kit! -
Nivis recently released an ISA100 Wireless Application Layer Software Development Kit (SDK)