Innovation tour extols totally integrated automation. - The latest TIA Portal Innovation Tour in Ireland will enable visitors to discover how to optimise their engineering and production processes and make their plant considerably more profitable. Venues at Belfast, Dublin and Cork.
A lesson in communication! - European Automation has published a special industry report about the importance of the machine to machine (M2M) communication protocol OPC Unified Architecture (OPC UA) in achieving Industry 4.0 goals.
Integration creates new process automation entity! -
Fluke Corporation is integrating its Raytek, Ircon, and Datapaq product lines into a new brand: Fluke Process Instruments. All three companies have been part of the Fluke Corporation portfolio for some time.
Simplifying power quality and maximising versatility! -
The PowerLogic PM8000 series meter has been launched by Schneider Electric.
Signal testing solutions prioritise Vehicle safety! -
Anritsu Corporation has released new functionality for the MD8475A, its world class network simulator, to provide the first laboratory hardware in the loop system level test for the European eCall system and Russian ERA/GLONASS system.
Engineering is no longer a man's world! -
Amy Wells, business development manager of specialist industrial connectors Electroustic compares unusual roles women have played in the past with the current struggle to get more women into science and engineering.
LPRS has appointed Andy Cross as their new Business Manager.
Power conversion specialists accredited ISO9001. -
Ideal Power Ltd have passed their final assessment and received accreditation to ISO 9001:2008. Being recognised as having a quality management system which consistently provides products that meet customer and applicable statutory and regulatory requirements is an essential part of Ideal Power's ethos.
Are you a legend? -
Fluke is looking for legends. Fluke announces its "Legend of Fluke" promotion, a way for Fluke digital multimeter (DMM) customers to share their stories for the possibility of winning one of ten state-of-the-art Fluke tool bundles and the glory of becoming a legend.
Tool update from FieldComms. -
Automation suppliers can download the latest version 1.1 of the FDI Tools and Components to take advantage of feature enhancements and general bug fixes.
UL-Listed control panels for Alaska. -
aeSolutions has obtained NNNY and NRBX UL listings certifying industrial control panels for use in hazardous locations and shipped their first NNNY listed Burner Management System (BMS) panels to an oil and gas customer in Prudhoe Bay, (AK, USA).
Scholorships in automation! - The International Society of Automation (ISA) is accepting applications for its wide range of 2016 educational scholarships, which will be awarded to college and university students who demonstrate outstanding potential for long-range contributions in the fields of automation, instrumentation and control.
Raising the alarm in extreme conditions! -
The new 'Yodalex Super Series,' from Stahl, comprises a suite of signalling devices designed for use in hazardous areas and harsh environments.
Choosing the right pot! -
This Hoffmann+Krippner white paper has been published to help design engineers understand how membrane potentiometer sensors work and how to pick the right type of membrane potentiometer for their project. It covers the various types of potentiometers, potentiometer development history, their various components and materials, and an overview looking at the technical issues of printed potentiometers and foil (membrane). The paper also covers the various tech specifications of accuracy and linearity when specifying potentiometers.
Prototyping a Batch Process Control System! - The Ireland Section of the International Society of Automation will host a technical presentation from Cormac Garvey of HAL-Software, in September entitled: Prototyping a Batch Process Control System using ISA-S88 and ISA-S95.