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Report: PLC market stagnant

Previous growth levels in the programmable logic controller market have not been reached in three years

The ARC Group says technological developments are shifting away from programmable logic controller hardware.

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Small-machine PLC

Designed for small machines and compressor control, the Rockwell Allen-Bradley Micro820 20-point programmable logic controller features embedded Ethernet and serial ports, a microSD slot, pulse-width modulation output and recipe management.

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Failsafe controller

Suitable for high-end standard and safety-related machine and plant automation applications, the Siemens Industry SIMATIC S7-1518F failsafe controller offers a bit performance of 1 nanosecond.

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On-machine controller

 Able to be installed directly on-machine, the Rockwell Allen-Bradley Armor GuardLogix programmable automation controller is IP67, SIL 3, PL(e) and CAT 4 rated. 

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Limit controllers

Omega CNi-AL temperature/process limit controllers feature universal inputs, 2 relay alarm outputs, totally programmable color displays, built-in excitation, front removable plug connectors, a programmable digital filter, high/low limit and remote reset input.

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Level transmitter/controller

 The Omega LVCN210 ultrasonic level transmitter and controller provides continuous level measurement up to 9.8 ft. with a 4 to 20mA signal output; it is configured via a free software download. 

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Analyzer flow switch/monitor

 Meeting the requirements for Safety Integrity Level (SIL) 2-compliant service, the FCI Model FS10A analyzer flow switch/monitor provides continuous flow verification within liquid or gas process analyzer sampling systems.  

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PLCs plus HMI

Programmable logic controllers with onboard HMIs, Unitronics flat fascia Vision350 units are IP66/IP65/NEMA4X rated.

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Baghouse performance analyzers/controllers

FilterSense’s B-PAC baghouse analyzers and controllers provide a combination of features to help powder processing, air pollution control and dust collection users meet regulatory compliance.

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Combining an HMI and PLC into one unit, the Maple Systems Human Machine Controller has a customizable I/O, and accepts up to 5 plug-in I/O modules with varying configurations of digital and analog inputs and outputs.

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Plant of the Year 2014

Blue Diamond Growers was chosen as Food Engineering's 2014 Plant of the Year. The Sacramento-based company is the world’s largest producer of almonds and almond ingredients.


Burns & McDonnell project manager RJ Hope and senior project engineer Justin Hamilton discuss the distinctions between Food Safety and Food Defense as well as the implications for food manufacturers of the Food Safety Modernization Act.
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The October 2014 issue of Food Engineering explores companies that have successfully grappled with "the new business reality" and are coming to terms with it being here to stay. Also, read about the work going on behind the scenes to keep FSMA on track.

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Food Authentication Using Bioorganic Molecules

This text provides critical tools and data needed to augment routine food analysis and enhance food safety by aiding in the detection of counterfeit, and potentially deleterious, foods.

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