Complacency significantly raises risk of damaging cyberattack worldwide! -
Inadequate training and a culture of complacency among many owners and operators of critical infrastructure are significantly raising the risks of highly damaging cyberattack throughout the world says Cybersecurity expert Steve Mustard.
Process controller gains EDSA certification. -
The Control Systems Security Corporation Chartered Lab (CSSC-CL) has announced that it has certified a process controller from Azbil—the Harmonas-DEO DOPC IV—to the ISASecure® Embedded Device Security Assurance (EDSA) certification.
Compact Hall-effect current sensors for 200 A and 300 A current ranges! - Harting has added two new high-current models to its range of Hall-effect current sensors
eLearning course on "Vortex Flowmeters: Applications" -
A new course on "Vortex Flowmeters: Applications" has been released on the KROHNE Academy online learning platform.
Diode pumped solid state lasers. -
Quantum Composers, a manufacturer of digital delay and laser technology, has released a series of diode pumped solid state lasers.
High-speed, high-accuracy measurements on reflective targets. -
Auto Chassis International uses a custom-built tester to finely measure heat distortion on brake discs. The process is made complex by the fact that the discs rotate at high speed and measured with an accuracy of 0.01 mm must be completed. Keyence's LK-G CCD laser displacement sensor enables stable detection despite the glowing-hot reflective metal.
Compact metering pump -
The CHEM-FEED® C-1500N Diaphragm Metering Injector Pumps from Blue-White Industries, are compact and efficient.
Test Product of the Year! -
National Instruments VirtualBench, the all-in-one instrument that has introduced a radically practical approach to benchtop instrumentation, recently won Test Product of the Year at the 2014 Elektra European Electronics Industry Awards.
Best automation software say readers. -
The Web Studio software of InduSoft has been declared the Automation Inside 2014 Readers' Choice Awards winner for the Best Automation Software category.
Safety instrumented system to be launched next week! -
Yokogawa's ProSafe®-RS R3.02.20 is to be launched in a few days (2014).
Hand-held transmitter for CO2 -
A CO2 probe with a measurement range of 0-2000/5000/10,000ppm has been made available for the Omniport 30 hand-held transmitter from E+E Elektronik.
Explosion proof feet & inches panel meters. -
The latest ProVu® family member, the PD6001 Feet & Inches 1/8 DIN Panel Meter has been announced by Precision Digital.
MES Software decision driven by easy integration! -
Aegis Software has recently supplied an integrated suite of FactoryLogix manufacturing operations software modules to EMS solution provider Connor Solutions.
A peek at conductivity with PEEK sensor! -
The Smartec CLD18 toroidal conductivity transmitter for hygienic applications has been introduced by Endress+Hauser.
PXI high power solid-state switches. -
Pickering Interfaces has introduced two new PXI high power solid-state switch modules to its range of PXI switching solutions.
Testing electric bikes! -
Test instruments supplied by Yokogawa are playing a key role in the final testing of motors for electric bikes manufactured by Heinzmann in the village of Schönau in Germany’s Black Forest region.
New transportable crawler inspection camera can be hired! -
The Mini-Cam Proteus crawler camera inspection system can now be hired from Ashtead Technology with a battery power pack option.
LCM Systems has appointed Stacey Bond as Internal Sales Engineer for its range of load cells and instrumentation.
Modular switch gear busbar solution for Biomass generation plant room - Rittal's Ri4power modular switch gear busbar system helped to deliver the solutions for Nova Controls during their installation of water treatment PLC for a Yorkshire (GB) biomass site that the site demands.
Moisture analyser ensures quality of stored natural gas! - Michell’s new OptiPEAK TDL600 moisture analyser’s fast response and non-contact spectroscopic measurement principle ensures that gas storage companies are able to meet demand quickly while also satisfying the contractual standards for moisture content when stored natural gas is withdrawn and injected to the pipeline network.
Successful trial for new remote Phosphate monitor! - The Cycle PO4 from OTT Hydrometry (known as the Cycle-P) is gathering considerable interest because it is battery powered and able to operate unattended in the field, running over 1,000 tests before a field service is necessary to change the reagents.
Data transmission via Fibre-optic or copper cables! -
Optical data transmission offers numerous advantages, particularly for data-intensive applications with a high demand on availability, such as are typical in the automotive industry. Balluff takes this into account with the new push-pull variants of its PROFINET IO-Link master modules.
3 million modules keeping control -
HMS Industrial Networks has shipped its three millionth Anybus module to Bosch Rexroth.
Level switch listed for safety! -
The proven Baumer CleverLevel LBFS/LFFS level switch has now been listed by the American Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL). Testing of the CleverLevel included numerous safety-related aspects in accordance with UL standards and requirements.
Wireless navigation! - Emerson's Smart Wireless Navigator helps users manage their expanding wireless infrastructure and get the most value from their wireless networks
HMI featuring a high-quality display and more realistic images - Delta Electronics has released the DOP-W Series HMI, which offers sizes of up to 15”.
Solid state pulse amplifier! -
Instruments for Industry (IFI), a subsidiary of AMETEK Compliance Test Solutions, offers a dual-mode, solid-state amplifier that combines continuous (CW) and pulse (P) operating modes.
Get a grip! -
Expanding on the company's 'inspired by nature' research, Festo's MultiChoiceGripper concept is an adaptive, flexible handling system that employs the concept of opposable thumbs to ensure maximum stability when gripping.
Dr. James Truchard of National Instruments named an IEEE Fellow
Automation authors honoured. -
The International Society of Automation (ISA) has published details of the recipients of its 2014 author awards presented annually by ISA's Publications Department.
Testing, testing, one two -
Exciting business growth at Cressall, has allowed the firm to launch a new research and development (R&D) department.
MES update at one of the worldwide most important J&J sites. -
The multinational pharmaceutical and consumer goods manufacturer Johnson & Johnson has updated their site in Geel (B), to Werum's PAS-X V3.1.5.