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SAKOR Technologies Selected to Build Test System for Dream Chaser Atmospheric Flight Control System

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:25:25 -0500

Test system acts as spacecraft emulator to test overall system performance SAKOR Technologies, Inc., a recognized leader in the implementation of instrumentation products for dynamometer testing, announces that it has supplied a test system to Southwest Research Institute® (SwRI®) to be used to test the atmospheric flight control system for the Dream Chaser® spacecraft. Dream Chaser is a lifting-body, reusable, crewed or uncrewed horizontal-landing vehicle. It is owned and...

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Rockwell Automation to Showcase Plantwide Control Solutions and Technology at POWER-GEN ...

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:20:44 -0500

Company to showcase methods for achieving higher levels of reliability while reducing operational costs MILWAUKEE, Nov. 28, 2016 - Rockwell Automation will feature a suite of solutions for the power generation industry to enhance efficiency, optimize plant operations and meet regulatory requirements at POWER-GEN International from Dec. 13 to 15 in Orlando, Florida. At the Rockwell Automation booth (4236), industry professionals can learn more about integrated plantwide control systems,...

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NEMA Elected Michael Pessina as chairman of 2017 Board of Governors.

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 16:14:02 -0500

Michael Pessina, co-CEO and president of Lutron Electronics Company is elected as chairman of 2017 Board of Governors. Immediate Past Chairwoman Maryrose Sylvester of Current powered by GE and first Vice Chair and Treasurer David Nord of Hubbell Incorporated, were included as additional officers. Michael Pessina was appointed as president in 2011 and held his current position since July 2015. Michael is member of Lutron’s Board of Directors and Advisory Council.

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ZX220X-5 GCS900 Grade Control System uses total station technology.

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:59:18 -0500

Using GNSS, GPS, laser, sonic or total station technology, ZX220X-5 GCS900 Grade Control System accurately positions the blade or bucket in real-time. Available in either 2D or 3D configuration, device suitable for earthworks that makes design surfaces, grades and alignments accessible to the operator on a display inside the cab. System significantly reduces material overages and improves contractor's productivity and efficiency.

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Champion Thermostat provides maintenance alerts.

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 15:57:46 -0500

Featuring hexagon interface touch screen, Champion Thermostat is capable of connecting seamlessly to HVAC system using smartphones. Providing quick heat and cool, unit offers easy installation and energy efficient performance. Designed for high capacity cooling and heating, device sends alerts to homeowner when maintenance is required and provides contractor contact information through app.

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Siemens Process Control System First Product with IEC 62443 Security Certification

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 09:21:01 -0500

• TÜV SÜD certifies that the Siemens Simatic PCS 7 process control system conforms with the security standards IEC 62443-4-1 and IEC 62443-3-3 • Simatic PCS 7 is the first product to be certified by TÜV SÜD according to IEC 62443 • Comprehensive security measures and functions to protect plant operation Siemens is the first company to obtain security certification from TÜV SÜD (German inspection and certification organisation) for an automation...

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TPCxxCA Suppressors are available in AEC-Q101-qualified versions.

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 14:56:11 -0500

Designed to protect sensitive electronics against electrostatic discharge (ESD) and voltage transients induced by inductive load switching and lightning, TPCxxCA Series 1500W PAR® transient voltage suppressors provide temperature range of -65 °C to +185 °C. Offering breakdown voltages from 11 V to 36 V, unit exhibits clamping capability from 15.6 V to 49.9V. Meeting MSL level 1 standards per J-STD-020, device measures height of 1.1 mm typical.

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Trapped Key Interlocks Protect Workers at HV Substations

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 09:37:38 -0500

Kirk access interlocks increase safety in switchgear applications, prevent arc flash North Canton, Ohio (November 21, 2016) - KIRK interlocking products provide safe access to switchgear within HV substations. Trapped key access interlocks and key exchange units restrict physical entry and prevent dangerous operating conditions, ensuring that personnel operate equipment according to the correct sequence of operation. Trapped key interlocks prevent injury to personnel, protect equipment...

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DNF Returns to NAB Show NY with a New Control Panel for Live Production

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 14:56:35 -0500

Easy-to-operate 2-Channel on-air Controller Joins DNF's Wide Range of Simple-to-Sophisticated Configurations Northridge, Calif. - DNF Controls - the award-winning and acknowledged leader in Human-to-Machine and Machine-to-Machine interfaces, announced its return to NAB Show® New York. The company will show an array of control solutions, including the new MRP-200SE, a 2-channel panel especially developed for live, on-air applications. Produced by the NAB, the re-named event (formerly...

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Coleman Thermostat provides maintenance alerts.

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 16:05:23 -0500

Featuring hexagon interface touch screen, Coleman Thermostat is capable of connecting seamlessly to HVAC system using smartphones. Providing quick heat and cool, unit offers easy installation and energy efficient performance. Designed for high capacity cooling and heating, device sends alerts to homeowner when maintenance is required and provides contractor contact information through app.

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1908 and 1908P Digital Multimeters provide up to 0.01Hz resolution.

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 16:03:51 -0500

Suitable for signals from 10Hz to 120kHz, 1908 and 1908P Digital Multimeters enable frequency, capacitance, and temperature measurements. Providing built-in data logging, even in remote locations, devices offer USB interface for remote control and read-back. With RS232, GPIB, and LXI-compliant LAN interfaces in 1908P, units include internal rechargeable batteries for 'use anywhere' versatility and five capacitance measurement mode ranging up to 120uF.

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Johnson Controls Brings Innovative New Technologies to 2017 AHR Expo

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:54:07 -0500

Company’s expanded portfolio advances energy efficiency and increases building intelligence MILWAUKEE - (Nov. 17, 2016) - Johnson Controls will showcase several innovative new technologies at the 2017 AHR Expo, January 30 to February 1 in Las Vegas (booth numbers C2929, C3124 and C3329). The technologies include Verasys™, YORK® YVFA chiller, YORK EcoAdvance, BlueStream™ Hybrid Cooling System and VRF Smart Gateway. These technologies are designed to advance...

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Xilinx to Showcase Latest Industrial IoT Solutions at SPS IPC Drives 2016

Sat, 19 Nov 2016 11:52:55 -0500

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 17, 2016 - Xilinx, Inc. (NASDAQ: XLNX) will showcase the latest Industrial IoT (IIoT) solutions with its All Programmable hardware, software development environments, comprehensive IP portfolio, and system-level expertise at SPS IPC Drives 2016. Xilinx's system architects and Alliance Members will demonstrate differentiated, highly integrated, and system cost optimized solutions for Motor Control, Multilevel Inverters, Industrial Networking, Machine Vision, and...

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Simotics HV HP Motor offers Short delivery periods.

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 14:42:58 -0500

Covering power of up to 70 megawatt, Simotics HV HP motor offers optimized base frame to reduce noise and vibrations. Available with gas and dust explosion protection and variety of cooling methods, unit ensures optimum interaction to Sinamics medium-voltage converters within Integrated drive System (IDS). Suitable for use in aggressive and potentially explosive atmospheres, motor meets API, TR CU, CSA and NEMA certification requirements.

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Effective Protection for Electric Motors and Loads

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 08:00:43 -0500

 High-performance Simatic ET 200SP motor starter with new versions and functions  Now particularly powerful with four adjustment ranges up to 5.5 kilowatts  New fail-safe versions for a wide range of switching and monitoring tasks  New functions, such as motor blocking protection and Quick Stop, for greater throughput, productivity and availability The Simatic ET 200SP motor starter protects electric motors and loads. Siemens has designed it for higher performance,...

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Touch-Screen Thermostat features proprietary hexagon interface.

Thu, 17 Nov 2016 18:01:13 -0500

Enabling communication with both conventional and connected HVAC systems, Second Generation Touch-Screen Thermostat allows connection to the HVAC system Via smartphones or tablets. Sending homeowners alerts when maintenance is required, unit provides contractor contact information when that information is uploaded. Device offers advantage of quick heat and quick cool feature for short-term high-capacity heating or cooling to reach set points quickly.

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Unidrive M600 Boosts Sugarcane Delivery at Thai Plant

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 03:01:41 -0500

A Control Techniques Unidrive M600 variable speed drive is helping a major sugar plant in Thailand to guarantee the efficient delivery of sugarcane between processes.First established in 1946, Mitr Phol Sugar Corp is the largest sugar producer in Thailand today, the biggest in Asia and the world’s fourth largest, producing 2 million tons of sugar a year from its various plants. To help produce this much sugar, Mitr Phol has to process around 20 million tons of sugarcane. At its...

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Wieland Electric Expands samos®PRO COMPACT-PLUS Safety Control Module ...

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 02:54:28 -0500

EtherNet/IP & EtherCAT support added to the programmable safety controller system, along with critical safety functions for new & existing press machinery ONTARIO, CANADA (November 14, 2016) - Wieland Electric Inc., a leading global manufacturer of innovative electrical interconnect technology, has added six new industrial press function control blocks to its samos®PRO COMPACT-PLUS family of programmable safety controllers, and integrated support for both EtherNet/IP and...

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GCS900 Grade Control Systems offer fewer interruptions and less machine downtime.

Mon, 14 Nov 2016 17:19:23 -0500

Using Trimble RTX™ technology, delivered via satellite, to "fill in" for RTK corrections in the event of temporary radio or Internet connection outages, xFill technologies enables uninterrupted connectivity and accuracy. With more machine uptime and fewer work stoppages, technology maintains RTK-level accuracy during periods of radio or cellular interruption. Unit provides decrease in accuracy for period of 5 minutes in construction applications.

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PowerFlex 755TM,755TR,755TL offers adaptive control of velocity.

Sun, 13 Nov 2016 14:31:46 -0500

Available in three models, PowerFlex 755TL, 755TR, 755TM, drive systems offer harmonic mitigation, regeneration and modularity. Compliant to IEEE 519 specification, 755TL drive is available from 250 to 1800 Hp. With regeneration and coordination of multiple motors in common bus configurations, 755TM drive enables power range from 250 to 3000 Hp. Offering regenerative and harmonic mitigation solutions, 755TR drive delivers power from 250 to 3000 Hp.

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