Developed in conjunction with a leading NI Alliance integrator, LabVIEW users now have a classic data logger hardware alternative for data acquisition tasks.
The EX9018P analog input module accepts up to eight selectable mA, voltage or J, K, T, E, R, S, B, N, C, L, M thermocouple inputs and the EX9033D has up to three RTD inputs, both converting them to a 16 bit, RS232 or RS485 interface signal.
Industrial drive combinations tailored specifically to foodgrade process and production environments have been introduced by Bonfiglioli.
Known as DriveGuard, the Rockwell Automation safety architecture consists of an internally mounted electronics card that equips the drive with a 'safe off' function, preventing it from delivering rotational energy to motors.
GE Fanuc Automation Americas has introduced the Proficy HMI/SCADA iFIX with FIX desktop software, which enables users of FIX software to take advantage of the many advanced database and connectivity features of Proficy iFIX, while continuing to view and control their plant-wide processes in their existing graphics environment.
The IN 300 and IN 3000 series are inductive systems whose optional cubic or cylindrical sensors detect the presence of metal. Integration of the manual restart and external device monitoring functions in the evaluation modules of the IN series bring about considerable savings in safety relays, as three (IN 300) or six (IN 3000) sensors can be connected to each module.
CMW-BVA Valves has launched digital display quarter turn electric actuators. Nine models are available with torque outputs from 200-3000 Nm.
The BN series brushless DC motor range, offers a wide choice of motor sizes, planetary gears, electronic controllers, encoders and brakes, which are all fully configurable into customer specified assemblies.
Elpro Technologies has released a range of smart wireless gateway products to overcome the problems in extending a high-speed data bus. The Smart Wireless Gateway will connect at maximum data rate to the host fieldbus - 100 Mbps ethernet, 12 Mbps Profibus DP, 1 Mbps Modbus Plus, 0.5 Mbps DeviceNet - and it also provides firewall isolation between the data bus and the outside world.
Middleton Solar has available the SD4 sunshine duration sensor. The SD4 is a contrast detector for the measurement of direct sunlight duration. It has four identical omni-directional sensors under a hemispherical shading canopy.
Backplane Systems Technology has released the InduKey industrial 38 mm optical and 25 mm stainless steel trackballs, the TKH-TB Series.
The wireless data logger sends real-time data by radio frequency (RF) directly to a computer and can contact the user by email or SMS when the alarm set-limits are breached.
Vipa has released the OP03 2 line operator panel which is a programmed Protool from Siemens, or OP Manager from Vipa.
Fluke networks has made available the FiberInspector Pro dual-magnification video microscope. FiberInspector Pro increases network uptime while reducing diagnostic time by inspecting fibre connectors already installed on patch panels.
A compact series of frequency inverters has been launched by SEW-Eurodrive.