ICP Electronics Australia has been appointed the Australian distributor for ORing Industrial Networking Corp.
The Harting Technology Group will use this year's SPS/IPC/DRIVES exhibition in Nuremberg to unveil ‘Fast Track Switching’, claimed to be the first system of its kind in the world that provides open and universal ethernet networking down to machine levels.
Omron Electronics has released the W4S1 series of industrial switching hubs. Switching hubs are a requirement for all ethernet networks with three or more nodes. In the initial release, three models are available, with either three or five ports.
EtherNet/IP (industrial protocol) is a global standard for industrial communications using ethernet. Using the low-cost infrastructure offered by ethernet, EtherNet/IP ensures customers have a cost-effective, high-performance network.
Rockwell Automation has joined forces with Cisco to develop a comprehensive portfolio of industrial ethernet switches. The pairing provides businesses with improved access to solutions that optimise network integration throughout the enterprise — from the manufacturing floor through to the boardroom.
Lumberg Automation has developed a bus coupler with a Profinet interface for the modular, decentralised LioN-Link system. This bus coupler has an integrated switch which enables Profinet network wiring in Profibus network line topology.
Moore Industries has addressed the requirement for very narrow instruments with the miniMOORE family of multichannel analog signal conditioners. The signal conditioners deliver up to four low-cost I/O channels in a 1" footprint.
Tyco Flow Control Pacific has been accredited by Profibus International (PI) as the first Profibus International Competence Centre (PICC) in Australia. Profibus is now a $60 billion market and dominates all sectors of industrial automation. It has more devices in the field than all rival Fieldbus systems combined.
Digi International has introduced a line of wired and wireless device networking solutions designed for reliable operation in hazardous environments. The product line includes the Digi Connect WAN IA cellular router, XTend RF modem, PortServer TS Haz MEI serial server and Digi One IAP Haz serial server.
The IndustrialTuff DataBus cable, part number 3076F, is registered to the Foundation Fieldbus H1 Cable Test Specification. It is a Type A 18 AWG stranded cable featuring a polyolefin insulation, orange or intrinsically safe blue PVC jacket and a 100% Beldfoil shield with TC drain wire.
The world’s largest ‘smart’ pulping mill has been built by Celulosa Arauco at Nueva Aldea in central Chile. Digital automation by Emerson Process Management allows mill personnel to readily access more data, allowing for easier calibration and greater mill-wide visibility, efficiency and management.
Transition’s industrial POE switches are power sourcing equipment devices that comply with the IEEE802.3af 2003 standard and combine data received over a fibre-optic link with -48 VDC power, providing power to powered devices over unshielded twisted pair cabling.