Articles Tagged with ''controls''

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Rotary shaft encoder

June 11, 2013

 Used primarily for protecting equipment and personnel from dangerous underspeed or belt slip conditions, the 4B Rotech industrial-duty, stainless steel rotary shaft encoder also is suitable for speed control, direction of rotation detection, gate position indication and counting shaft revolutions.  


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Platform with HMI

June 11, 2013

 The Bosch Packaging Technology Gemini 4 Delta robot hardware platform and software controller runs up to 8 Delta robots and 16 conveyors.  


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Control system

June 11, 2013

Enabling users to pre-configure process devices such as valves, pumps, variable drives or tanks, the ECS S88 Builder control system configures the devices into specific operating tasks such as mixing, flow control, heating and cleaning.


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Logic controller with HMI

June 11, 2013

 The Unitronics JZ20-R31 programmable logic controller has a full-function onboard HMI with a 16-key keypad and 2-line LCD text display that shows up to 60 user-designed screens.  


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Redundancy controller

May 16, 2013

Blending automation and IT protocols, the WAGO ETHERNET 2.0 750-885 media redundancy controller features 2 redundant networks backed by dual, independent Ethernet interfaces and 1MB of data memory.


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Sustainability

Energy management: crunching the numbers

Reducing energy usage is an ongoing practice, requiring education and continuing efforts by everyone in the organization.
May 13, 2013

There are many paths toward reducing energy and utility usage at plants—some are obvious, but some are not and require the help of consultants and suppliers.


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Tech Update: Meat & Poultry Processing

Employing energy savings as a competitive edge

May 13, 2013

Known for their heavy use of energy, the meat and poultry industries need to cut usage wherever they can.


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TECH FLASH

How do closed-loop quality management strategies fail?

Closed-loop management is a tool in the race to produce quality goods quickly and cheaply.
April 28, 2013

Manufacturers need help striking a balance between quality and cost.


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Temperature/process controller

April 9, 2013

The West Control Solutions CAL9500P programmable controller for temperature and process control applications enables data logging, process data archiving, chart recording, virtual instrument display and on-screen alarms to monitor and control equipment from any computer connected to a process network.


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Monitoring light towers

April 9, 2013

Patlite NHL Series network monitoring light towers notify the administrator of network abnormalities via LED lights, audible alarms and email notifications.


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