Items Tagged with 'controls'



MCAA publishes annual market forecast

The report covers 12 industry segments and product categories of the process instrumentation and automation industry (PI&A) for the US and Canada.

 The five-year forecast predicts a healthy compound annual growth rate, with increased spending in the food and beverage industry. 

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Failsafe controllers

Siemens Simatic ET 200SP failsafe controllers have 3 integrated Ethernet ports; they can be expanded with a maximum of 64 I/O modules.

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Motion controller

The FANUC Power Motion i-MODEL A motion controller is scalable from 1 to 32 axes; it is capable of 4 axes simultaneous interpolation.

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Industrial server

A PC-based solution, the Beckhoff C6670 industrial server comes with 12, 24 or 36 processor cores; the memory can be expanded from 64GB to 2TB.

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Motor controller

Intended for small stepper and BLDC motors with a continuous output up to 70W, the Nanotec CL3-E controller is suitable for laboratory automation equipment.

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Linear focus actuator

A compact motion control positioner, the Equipment Solutions LFA-2010 linear focus actuator is intended for optical applications requiring high-speed positioning over a short to medium stroke.

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Master modules

The B&R X20DS438A master module with IP20 protection and the X67DS438A master module with IP67 protection for use outside the control cabinet employ IO-Link 1.1 to communicate digitally with 4 intelligent field devices.

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Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo 2015

Images from Food Engineering's Food Automation & Manufacturing Conference and Expo in Clearwater Beach, Florida, April 12-15, 2015. The event brought food and beverage processors and suppliers together to gain valuable information on the latest trends and technologies in manufacturing, automation, sustainability and food safety.


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 May 2015 issue of Food Engineering explores effective tools for hitting manufacturing targets. Also, read how processors are looking for faster ways to detect harmful pathogens in food and beverages without sacrificing accuracy or reliability.

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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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