Software support for machine designers. - Supporting its comprehensive range of electric, wireless and air actuated foot and hand switching controls, Herga Technology has added an easy-to-use 3D product viewer and CAD file download facility to its website.
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Flow computer & terminal unit! - The Y-Flow® product family from Yokogawa consists of the Y-Flow® YFFC (Field Flow Computer) and Y-Flow® YRTU (Remote Terminal Unit).
Coaxial contact for RG 179 B/U. - LEMO has launched a new 3GHz contact that can be used in various insulator types, providing an alternative solution to HD – BNC in the broadcast market (HDTV, 4K, 8K).
New rental partnership for NDT prods. - Ashtead Technology has been appointed as the preferred rental partner in Britain for all Silverwing products, a line of NDT inspection equipment by Eddyfi Technologies.
Industrie 4.0 award in China. - Advantech has received an award from ROI Management Consulting for its Industry 4.0-compliant digital factory. The "ROI Industry 4.0 Award China" was given to Advantech at the awards ceremony in Shanghai.
MES for pharma & biotech manufacturers in China. -
Werum IT Solutions has expanded further its PAS-X Service Partner network. They have signed a partnership agreement with Neotrident. Based in Beijing with several local offices in China, Neotrident is a leading IT solutions provider to the Chinese life sciences industry.
Industrial router for remote automation! - Westermo has launched an industrial ADSL and VDSL2 router/modem to provide robust and secure communications to remote industrial automation equipment.
Three nominations for learning well! - Employees at the Boulting Group, are celebrating having received three nominations for the Engineering Construction Industry Training Board (ECITB) 2017 Awards.
Cybersecurity in gas applications. -
The International Society of Automation (ISA) and its Corporate Partner, Honeywell Process Solutions, will co-host a free webinar on 3 November 2017 on how to address cybersecurity concerns in gas metering and data management.
Preventing transmission loss for television OBUs in wet weather. - Harting expanded beam fibre-optic cable assemblies prevent transmission loss for television outside broadcasts in harsh environmental conditions.
Strengthing digital portfolio for exploration to production. - Emerson is to acquire Paradigm®, a leading provider of software solutions for the oil and gas industry, for a purchase price of $510 million, reflecting a multiple of 13 times expected 2017 EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization).
Stainless steel housed converters. - Signal converters IFC 100 and MAC 100 as well as SMARTMAC 200 operating unit are now available in stainless steel housing from Krohne. Mainly targeted at applications in the food and beverage industry, they can be also used where high corrosion resistance is demanded, e.g. in salty environments.
Celebrating robotics. -
UK Robotics Week 2018, with robotics activities and competitions is now open for early registration to schools, academic institutions and industry.
Gearing specialist exhibits. - Aerospace, medical and automotive engineers will be able to speak with Harmonic Drive AG to improve the accuracy and efficiency of their applications at this year’s SPS IPC Drives show in Nuremberg (D). They will be launching its FHA-C Mini Servo Actuators with Absolute MZE encoder.
Helping standardise PLC programming. -
The development tool PLC Checker from Itris Automation is now available with a PLCopen® coding guidelines rules set allowing developers to automatically verify that their program respects this reference standard.
Cable Entry and EMC Systems. - Foremost Electronics has been appointed as a distributor for Icotek GmbH. Icotek have been developing innovative cable entry and EMC cable shielding systems for over 15 years, hold a number of patents and are designed-in to global OEMs and leading companies in a wide number of industries.
Serving Chile. -
The new 2,300-square-meter facility for Endress+Hauser in Chile, opened recently, contains modern office space, an auditorium, conference rooms, a training center and a calibration laboratory. Customers and employees can expect a high-quality infrastructure and excellent work environment.
Connectors in 1U, 19" rack. - Cliff Electronics is now offering system integrators 1U, 19" rack panels pre-assembled with up to 16 of their market–leading Feedthrough (FT) connectors to simplify system assembly, reduce manufacturing time, component count and cost.
Award for automation platform with intrinsic cybersecurity. - Bedrock Automation has won Chemical Processing magazine's Vaaler Award for the BedrockTM Open Secure AutomationTM system — the first universal industrial control system to be designed with intrinsic cyber security.
Bluetooth with HART. - Many modern mobile devices only support Bluetooth Low Energy. iOS mobile devices in particular only support Bluetooth Low Energy. The world's first Bluetooth Low Energy HART Modem has been launched by ProComSol.
Wireless all the way... - After a decade of pioneering wireless technologies for industrial companies, Emerson predicts the next 10 years will see exponential growth in the adoption of wireless and pervasive sensing applications that help companies maximise safety and reliability, optimise production and enable Industrial Internet of Things (IoT) strategies.
Challenges during process analyzer engineering! -
Process Analyzer Systems Project Engineering and Management by Gary Nichols, PE, CAP®, from the ISA (International Society of Automation) stable, is designed to eliminate or minimize the difficulties, breakdowns and other obstacles that process analyzer system engineers often encounter during project development, engineering and design, procurement, construction, closeout, and sustain phases.
Vision on show! -
Registration is now open for Stemmer Imaging's Vision Technology Forum at the Silverstone Wing Exhibition and Conference Centre (GB), 15 -16 November 2017.
And now the electric vehicle... - Sevcon in Gateshead (GB), which designs and manufactures high-quality motor controllers and system components for hybrid and electric vehicles, has driven efficiency into its equipment testing regimes by standardising TorqSense transducers from Sensor Technology.