Products

Feb. 19, 2017 - Schneider Electric has added a new enterprise-wide IIoT plant performance and control optimization software to its PES and Foxboro Evo process automation systems and Foxboro I/A Series distributed control system.
Feb. 1, 2017 - Tatsoft says it has released a “major update” on Tatsoft FactoryStudio, a development platform built completely in the Microsoft .NET Framework, delivering solutions to run on Windows PCs, Windows Compact Framework (Windows CE), Linux computers, Web browsers, tablets, virtual machines and smart devices with iOS or Android environments.
Feb. 1, 2017 - Emulate3D, a developer of industrial controls testing software, has launched a virtual commissioning solution which it says will enable users to run accurate 3D models of their industrial material handling systems within the Rockwell Software Studio 5000 Logix Emulate application from Rockwell Automation.
Jan. 26, 2017 - Omnify Software says its Empower PLM product version 7.0 was redesigned on a new technology platform to offer an enhanced user experience with a “modern interface, simplified navigation and overall improved ease of use.”
Nov. 8, 2016 - Unitronics says its UniLogic version 1.18 offers features and enhancements that extend the application reach of UniStream, the company’s HMI + PLC controller.
Nov. 8, 2016 - Seeq has announced the release of R15, the newest version of Seeq, an application for engineers and operations analysts in process manufacturing to “rapidly achieve insights from asset and operations data,” it says.
Jan. 20, 2017 - The configurable control system PNOZmulti 2 for safety and automation from Pilz has two new communication modules for connection to Ethernet-based systems.
Nov. 30, 2016 - Available immediately, the MicroPower Direct MPV5080LS series is a family of 15W DC/DC converters specifically designed to meet the needs of utility scale photovoltaic (PV) applications.
Nov. 28, 2016 - Carlo Gavazzi says its RK series of two-pole solid state relays gives the option of having the two poles controlled independently or simultaneously.
Nov. 22, 2016 - Nulogy says its new Nulogy Go Cloud platform will help brands and suppliers work “more effectively together in launching new products and promotions at low cost, high quality, and unprecedented speed-to-market.”
Nov. 17, 2016 - The LTH-65R-F3TH series of heavy-duty, railway quality DC-DC converters with pure convection cooling from Absopulse Electronics delivers up to 200W output power.
Nov. 11, 2016 - In an effort to bridge the technology gap between IT and OT departments, Artila is offering a “ready to go” IoT gateway Matrix-700 embedded computer which supports Linux OS and Node-RED.
Nov. 22, 2016 - Endress+Hauser has added EtherNet/IP capability to the Memograph M RSG45 data manager, a data acquisition system for small process control applications.
Sept. 7, 2016 - Progea USA has announced the release of Movicon.NExT Version 3.0, describing it as the industry’s “most complete, intuitive, open and scalable SCADA/HMI product offered today.”
Sept. 7, 2016 - Manufacturers and industrial operators can now access “more detailed sensor diagnostics in harsh operating environments” using the IP67-rated, Allen-Bradley ArmorBlock IO-Link master from Rockwell Automation.
Aug. 5, 2016 - Featuring a cast aluminum housing and rugged M12 connectors, the Harting Ha-VIS RF-R300 mid-range UHF RFID reader promises to deliver “extremely reliable, long-lasting performance in rough environments in warehousing, transportation, manufacturing and more.”
Aug. 3, 2016 - Wieland Electric has expanded its family of sensorPRO contactless safety switches with a range of new RFID-coded sensors that promise “flexible protection against unauthorized access or manipulation for machine operators and equipment.”
Jul. 12, 2016 - PcVue has released PcVue 11.2, a platform for SCADA, HMI and building management systems (BMS) solutions, saying it consolidates and integrates smart buildings, industrial automation, infrastructure, transportation and distributed energy resources. 
Feb. 20, 2017 - The Mornsun TD301MCAN and TD501MCAN series promise to be cost-effective CAN bus transceiver modules which integrate power isolation, signal isolation, CAN transceiver and bus protection in one module.
Feb. 16, 2017 - Conec is now offering the overmoulded Superseal valve connector, which it says promotes continuous protection from housing to cable.
Jan. 27, 2017 - Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group has launched the EKI-5500/5600 PN/PNMA and EI series of industrial switches, designed to communicate through Profinet or Ethernet/IP. 
Jan. 27, 2017 - Kontron, a provider of Embedded Computer Technology (ECT), has introduced a new series of credit card-sized Computer-on-Modules based on the latest generation Intel Atom, Pentium and Celeron processors.
Jan. 26, 2017 - Harting says it has expanded the choice of cables customers can use in its Han 3 A size connectors.
Jan. 27, 2017 - Wieland Electric has expanded its flare Control series of phase control relays with two new modules designed to provide phase and voltage control functions for three-phase power systems in industrial applications.
Feb. 1, 2017 - In response to the continuing demand for larger cabinets, Hammond Manufacturing has added a high power 1300W thermostatically controlled cabinet heater, available in 120V 60 Hz and 230V 50/60 Hz versions, to its FLH series.
Feb. 1, 2017 - Rittal Systems has added the LED System Light, calling it the first lighting system designed specifically for enclosures.
Jan. 25, 2017 - Stahlin says its non-metallic J and N enclosure series were both tested to the IEC 60529 standard and specifically, IP66 rating.
Nov. 22, 2016 - AutomationDirect’s enclosure offering now includes Integra polycarbonate enclosures.
Nov. 22, 2016 - The Hammond Manufacturing HN4WM series of gasketed wall-mount enclosures are sealed to UL 508 Type 4, CSA Type 4 and IEC 60529, IP66, providing protection where the enclosure may be hosed down, installed in wet or dusty conditions or be used in outdoor applications.
Nov. 17, 2016 - Clarcor Industrial Air launches the DustHog Plug-n-Play cartridge dust collector, describing it as a convenient, clean air solution for numerous manufacturing processes including welding, robotic weld cells, plasma and laser cutting, stone, bulk powders and more.
Feb. 20, 2017 - Rexroth says its IndraControl VR series of embedded terminals complement the existing IndraControl V portfolio of larger screen HMIs and the PC-based panels, including the IndraControl VEP, VDP, VSP, and VPP series.
Oct. 10, 2016 - Fuji Electric says its Monitouch V-SFT configuration software promises to offer “enhanced operability and convenient screen configuration tools to allow for easy viewing of HMI displays,” including the ribbon-shaped menu bar, graphic indication of system configuration and “enhanced” search function.
Oct. 10, 2016 - Fuji Electric’s Monitouch V9 Advanced HMI display promises to bring users “advanced” features including remote connectivity for tablets and smartphones, a capacitive touch panel for “smooth operation,” and a wireless LAN interface.
Sept. 7, 2016 - Advantech has released its IDS31 industrial touch monitor series boasting flexible mechanical design, ruggedness, long life and extended availability.
Sept. 7, 2016 - Tru-Vu Monitors has introduced the VMWTRPM-17C-SS waterproof panel-mount touchscreen for use in food processing, packaging and other industrial wash-down environments.
Sept. 7, 2016 - The NS Series touchscreen HMIs from Omega claims to offer built-in Ethernet communications, “exceptional” alarming/recipe/data logging capabilities and live video input/display capabilities.
Jan. 17, 2017 - Aventics is now offering an “economic and user-friendly” solution for applications with standard requirements in packaging and industrial automation.
Dec. 13, 2016 - KSB Pumps has introduced a new family of modular cartridge-type mechanical seals which it says are optimized for wet or dry-installed wastewater pumps.
Dec. 13, 2016 - AutomationDirect’s line of NITRA pneumatics now includes two additional series of valves and manifolds.
Nov. 17, 2016 - Schunk says the EGS gripper is “perfect” for gripping small- and medium-sized workpieces with flexible force and high speed in clean environments such as assembly, testing, laboratory and the pharmaceutical industry.
Sept. 7, 2016 - Vögtlin Instruments AG has announced the availability of a three-contact alarm module with remote alarm reset for its red-y compact 2 series gas mass flow meter.
Sept. 7, 2016 - Schunk says it has introduced several improvements on the original PGN-Plus with the release of its new PGN-Plus-E and PGN-Plus P grippers.
Jul. 18, 2016 - Beckhoff Automation says small controllers now offer “significantly” increased computing power, referring to its new CX8190 Embedded PC series.
Jul. 5, 2016 - Advantech’s Industrial Automation Group has announced the APAX-5580 Control IPC with communication ports, such as GbE, USB 3.0, mPCIe, serial ports as well as the option to choose the processor.
Aug. 4, 2015 - Beckhoff Automation has introduced the CX8091 as a member of the CX8000 line, which it says currently includes the smallest embedded PCs available from the company.
Phoenix Contact’s Valueline industrial PC product range now includes the VL BPC MINI, a miniature embedded box PC. The first model available is a wide-temperature version that operates between -40 and 65 degrees C. The Mini BPC family employs a fanless design in a compact, DIN rail-mountable package. The line is based on specially selected Intel Atom CPUs that consume less energy and produce less heat. The wide temperature model uses the Intel Atom Z510PT processor (1.1 GHz). It has high shock and vibration ratings, making it suitable for rugged applications. With a thermal design power (TDP) of 4.4 W, it is especially energy efficient, the company says. Interfaces include six USB 2.0 ports, one VGA port and one RS-232/422/485 port. Two Gigabit Ethernet ports are available, as well as a CompactFlash slot and digital I/O. In addition, it can accommodate SD cards up to two GB in size for additional data storage. The VL BPC MINI is designed for embedded operating systems, such as Windows Embedded Standard, Windows CE or Linux, installed on an industrial CompactFlash card. Like the original Valueline IPCs, the user can configure the VL BPC MINI to meet the specific needs of the application. www.phoenixcontact.ca
Transduction, a manufacturer of industrial rack mount and panel mount computers, is now shipping the new TR-MAXIM-JF server class computer. The system is powered by a telecom grade micro ATX motherboard that includes sockets for two Intel JASPER FOREST Dual or Quad Xeon processors, up to 2.53GHz and up to 48GB of parity ECC memory. TR-MAXIM-JF comes with six USB 2.0 ports, two non-isolated serial ports, one audio port, PS2 type keyboard/mouse ports and up to four additional isolated RS232C, RS422 and RS485 ports on an optional PCI card. There are PCIe and PCI slots for adding expansions cards if needed. In addition, the system is powered by a 550-watt dual hot swap power supply that provides redundant power. Adaptive air fan temperature controller and a front filter protect the fine internal heat sink fins from clogging up with dust, and maintain optimal air flow inside the computer. TR-MAXIM-JF is designed for operation in industrial environments at zero to 50 degrees C at full software load. The computer is fully compatible with Windows XP 32/64-bit, Windows Vista 32/64-bit, LINUX and QNX operating systems, allowing users to choose from different OS options. www.transduction.com
B&R Industrial Automation offers certified IP69K protection for its HMI devices, ranging from visualization terminals with modular interface cards to power panels with integrated control and drive technology. These operating units are produced according to DIN 40050 and are available with screen dimensions from 5.7 to 15 inches. B&R's IP69K operating units are designed to stand up extremely well to frequent cleaning, making them ideal for use in harsh industrial environments, the company says. With IP69K, the number 6 defines protection of the electrical equipment against the penetration of solids (e.g. dust) by being completely sealed, and 9K defines protection against the penetration of water during high pressure or steam cleaning. www.br-automation.com
Jan. 6, 2017 - The Pilz PSS 4000 automation system promises to provide optimum interaction between hardware and software components, network devices and real-time Ethernet.
Jul. 18, 2016 - APEM, a manufacturer of man-machine interface products, has launched three new models of AV series switches, a series of “vandal-resistant” pushbutton switches that promise to deliver robustness and aesthetics.
Jul. 18, 2016 - Wago says its BACnet controller utilizes easy-to-install twisted-pair lines to “economically” control complex building automation tasks and simplify I/O integration.
Jul. 7, 2016 - Carlo Gavazzi has launched its RSWT series, a self-optimizing 3-phase soft starting solution for water pumps up to 75Hp.
Jun. 6, 2016 - Part of its Open Core Engineering (OCE) framework for PLC automation, Rexroth’s Open Core Interface technology promises to provide a “new degree of freedom” for mechanical engineering and machine programming.
May 30, 2016 - Omron Automation and Safety has introduced the in-panel E5DC programmable temperature controller series.
Aug. 5, 2016 - Mornsun has released its new 3W three-phase four-wire AC/DC converter LS03-16BxxSS and LD03-16Bxx series which meet UL60950/EN60950/FCC part 15 standards.
Aug. 17, 2015 - Artila Electronics has released RIO-2010PG, the new FreeRTOS programmable remote I/O module.
Aug. 17, 2015 - Advantech says its Windows 10 IoT (Internet of Things) will power a range of intelligent connected devices from smaller equipment such as gateways or mobile point-of-sale units, to industrial devices like robots and specialty medical equipment.
Aug. 13, 2015 - Mettler Toledo is offering the IND570 industrial terminal, which it says is characterized by its ability to deliver accuracy, durability and versatility.
Aug. 11, 2014 - Harting has introduced complementary M12 X-Code components — straight and angled PCB receptacles and M12-to-RJ45 panel adaptors, as well as an M12 gender changer — that expand the deployment capabilities of its har-speed M12 X-Code connectors. Like the har-speed M12 X-code itself, these new parts have been developed to facilitate 6A Gigabit Ethernet installations increasingly common in machine and plant automation. The new straight and angled receptacles and adaptors meet the requirements for Cat 6A and Performance Class EA, with maximum transfer rates for 1/10 Gigabits. That makes them effective additions for the eight-wire Ethernet environment or for transferring signals. A mounting bracket also is offered for the M12 X-Code gender changer.www.harting.ca
Automation Systems Interconnect’s DIN rail-mounted terminal blocks use an extrusion technique to remove insulation on wires before connecting them to a control panel or manufacturing equipment. Connection time is reduced by 70 per cent compared to many other connection systems because there is no need to prepare the conductor or tighten any screws, the company says, adding that no extra tools are needed to connect wires to blocks and it only takes a screwdriver to remove the wire from the block. The terminal blocks have a UL rating of 600 volts, 15 amps and accept wires from 20 AWG to 16 AWG. The metallic part of the block, which is made from a special copper alloy, functions as the conducting body as well as the wire terminator. It has the elasticity to withstand up to 50 wire re-terminations. The 6.2-mm footprint is another solution for those panels when space is an issue. The terminal block is available in two versions. The NCS type provides insulation displacement on both sides of the block. The NCV type provides insulation displacement on one side and a screw clamp on the other. www.asi-ez.com
Dec. 5, 2016 - Weidmuller says its UR20-PF-O u-remote Safe Power-feed Modules feature integrated functionality to safely switch off power to all modules that are within a safety segment, eliminating the need for a safety controller.
Dec. 5, 2016 - The DLA series from Citel offers DIN rail mounted, pluggable surge protection for twisted-pair wire communication circuits.
Nov. 17, 2016 - Wieland Electric says its SLC series safety light curtains provide trusted protection for machine operators and against unauthorized access.
Nov. 17, 2016 - The Omega LPC/LMC, CPC/CMC, SPC/SMC series of coded non-contact safety switches promise to deliver top quality construction, universal designs, coded magnetic actuation, and a NEMA PW12 (IP69K) rating to fit a variety of factory automation applications.
Nov. 17, 2016 - APEM has introduced its 16-mm diameter A01ES-D emergency stop, describing it as compact, stylish and ergonomically designed with four actuator styles and a single or double pole switch block.
Oct. 27, 2016 - Faztek, an industrial safety guarding provider, now offers a line of clipless steel guarding, which can be used to create a range of custom products, including robotic guards, safety guards, welding cells, conveyor guards, and more, it says.
Jan. 10, 2017 - Butler Automatic says its SP1 automatic film splicer is ideally suited towards food and beverage packaging applications, increasing efficiency in packaging operations by eliminating the packaging line downtime caused by manual film roll changes.
Nov. 28, 2016 - Behringer Saws says its HBE Dynamic horizontal bandsaw features an “array of leading-edge features designed to improve performance and precision while maximizing user convenience and safety.”
Nov. 17, 2016 - Gehring has released the Lifehone L630 modular honing machines for precision metal components, boasting a systematic approach to “help ensure an efficient” manufacturing process.
Nov. 17, 2016 - Preco has introduced its Lightning Bolt 2000 laser system for processing of highly accurate micro features on metallic, ceramic and polymer materials.
Nov. 17, 2016 - Grieve says its 906 electrically-heated vertical conveyor oven offers a maximum operating temperature of 250 F and overall workspace dimensions of 36 in. x 38 in. x 92 in.
Nov. 17, 2016 - Designed and engineered with serialized production in mind, the Renishaw RenAM 500M builds complex metallic components directly from CAD using metal powder bed fusion technology.
Dec. 13, 2016 - Nikon Metrology has released the Mk 4 XT V platform iteration which it says introduces “key improvements to enhance user experience and system reliability changes to increase uptime.”
Nov. 17, 2016 - Renishaw says its RVP vision measurement probe, for use with the REVO 5-axis measurement system on co-ordinate measuring machines (CMMs), increases multi-sensor capability by adding non-contact inspection to the system’s “touch-trigger, high-speed tactile scanning and surface finish measurement capability.”
Sept. 9, 2016 - Ridgid has introduced an enhanced non-contact infrared thermometer boasting more precise measurements and a higher temperature range.
Sept. 9, 2016 - Chromasens says its trueSCAN print inspection system is the first system that facilitates inline colour measurement by using “innovative” Chromasens line scan technology.
Sept. 9, 2016 - Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence is describing its Blaze 600M non-contact optical measurement solution as a flexible, manually-operated system that provides “ultra-rapid 3D data acquisition, a high level of accuracy, and actionable data for measurement, inspection, product development, line tuning, and reverse engineering.” 
Sept. 9, 2016 - Ricoh has unveiled 12 mm and 16 mm 9-megapixel lenses in an effort to help users capture high-resolution images from within “mere millimeters.”
Oct. 7, 2016 - The mobile-friendly website from Anver is now live, offering a “responsive design” that works on desktop, mobile, and tablet devices to view product information, videos and other resources.
Oct. 7, 2016 - Siemens has released the Sinamics G110D drive platform, describing it as “ideal” for installing in close proximity to motors located throughout facilities where dust and water ingression are a concern.
Jul. 6, 2016 - At Automatica 2016, Montech introduced its LT40 transport system, Industry 4.0-ready belt conveyors TB30 and TB40, and quick-set profile system to show attendees through a live stream feed from its Derendingen, Switzerland, headquarters.
Dec. 4, 2015 - Machine designers can incorporate Festo’s ELGA-TB-G electric toothed belt axis with plain-bearing guide into their project as a complete, run-ready sub-system, says the company.
Sept. 22, 2015 - QC Industries’ HydroClean sanitary conveyors are now BISSC certified. BISSC, which stands for Baking Industry Sanitation Standards Committee, is a distinctive certification recognizing that their conveyors conform to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) qualification for design of bakery equipment.
Sept. 22, 2015 - Kuka Systems North America has launched the Pulse carrier conveyance system for automotive car body assembly lines.
Dec. 9, 2016 - Bosch Rexroth says its EFC 3610 and EFC 5610 frequency converters are “scalable in performance and functioning,” and can be integrated into a “wide variety” of automation environments with open interfaces.
Dec. 5, 2016 - Encoder Products Company (EPC) has introduced the model 25SP programmable encoder in a size 25 package (2.5 in. x 2.5 in., or 63.5 mm).
Nov. 30, 2016 - Posital’s IXARC high-precision magnetic absolute rotary encoders are now available with CANopen communications interface option, in addition to the previously announced SSI, EtherNet/IP, EtherCat, Powerlink, Profbus DP and Profinet interfaces.
Nov. 30, 2016 - Stober Drives has introduced its PS two-speed gearbox, which it says has the ability to generate both high speed and high torque, and is ideal for lathes or machining centres.
Nov. 30, 2016 - Festo describes its DFPD quarter-turn actuator series as modular and built for “maximum” flexibility for a variety of applications and operating conditions in process automation.
Nov. 30, 2016 - ACS Motion Control has developed a laser control module which it says will enable direct control of the laser source to deliver “precise laser micro-machining and increased throughput.”

PLC

Feb. 1, 2017 - AutomationDirect’s Productivity Suite PLC programming software version 2.4 provides two new software communications enhancements for the Productivity series controllers.
Jan. 26, 2017 - Idec has released Version 8.2.2 of its WindLDR PLC programming software, a PC-based platform used to program IDEC’s FC6A MicroSmart PLC.
Nov. 22, 2016 - Unitronics has launched the fourth model of the UniStream product line, describing the 7-in. model as specifically designed to improve the price competitiveness of the current UniStream 7-in. panel on the market.
Aug. 2, 2016 - The iQ-F compact controller from Mitsubishi Electric Automation claims to help OEMs build powerful automation systems with “fewer components, shorter engineering time, and at lower total cost.”
Jul. 5, 2016 - Wieland Electric says it has integrated PROFINET communication into its samosPRO Compact family of programmable safety controllers.
Jul. 5, 2016 - SignalFire Wireless Telemetry says it has expanded the capabilities of its Multi Input/Output (MIO) Module to connect directly (Modbus) with programmable logic controllers (PLCs) or can be configured to perform autonomous local control where an input can trigger a relay output when a set threshold is met.
Nov. 30, 2016 - Phoenix Contact says its PLUGTRAB SEC (safe energy control) type 3 surge protection replaces the previous versions of PLUGTRAB PT 2/PE.
Nov. 30, 2016 - Global Specialties has introduced a 90W DC power supply to its line of educational and industrial test instruments.
Nov. 30, 2016 - Saelig has introduced the PSU-series of single output programmable switching DC power supplies that can provide up to 200A current and cover a power range up to 1520W.
Nov. 24, 2016 - Schneider Electric has introduced its line of APC by Schneider Electric Back-UPS battery backup solutions designed to deliver reliable and secure power protection for wireless networks, computers and other home and business electronics to help customers stay connected and productive.
Nov. 22, 2016 - The CoolX600 convection-cooled modular power supply from Excelsys Technologies delivers 600 watts of output power without using fan-assisted cooling.
Aug. 23, 2016 - Idec has announced the PS5R-V line of DIN-rail power supplies, replacing its existing PS5R and PS5R-S series with “more efficient, compact and cost competitive models.”
Dec. 20, 2016 - Seeq has released R15, describing it as an application for engineers and operations analysts in process manufacturing that “rapidly achieves insights from asset and operations data.”
Oct. 10, 2016 - Rockwell Automation says its SequenceManager solution enables “powerful and flexible” sequencing capabilities of the batch process at the controller, offering “increased functionality” for skids, off-network systems and single-unit controls.
Aug. 10, 2016 - KSB has released a new family of mounting adapters which it says will make it “simple to install KSB’s efficient and reliable Amarex N submersible pumps” in facilities that were originally configured for pumps from other select manufacturers.
Jul. 12, 2016 - KSB says its Etaline R pumps combine the “reliable, low-maintenance features” of the company’s Eta family of single-stage centrifugal pumps with an inline design that makes these models “ideal” for pressure boosting duties in HVAC systems, cooling circuits, water supply and industrial heat recovery systems.
Feb. 16, 2016 - Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has launched its RTU2020 process controller, which it says will help operating companies in oil and gas, mining and other process industries manage remote automation and control applications.
Feb. 16, 2016 - The Matrox C420 low-profile, quad-output PCI Express graphics cards from Matrox Graphics are now available worldwide.
Feb. 19, 2017 - CKF Systems, a supplier of automated handling, robotic solutions and conveyor systems to manufacturing industry, has developed a range of robot handling cells designed specifically for businesses operating a manual palletizing line.
Feb. 10, 2017 - Kuka has announced the all-new Kuka Marketplace (shop.kuka.com) which aims to provide a digitized and optimal customer experience.
Jan. 25, 2017 - Bernard and Tregaskiss have introduced a reverse part number lookup function for their semi-automatic and robotic MIG gun online configurators that allow users to customize a MIG gun for their exact needs, by selecting amperage, neck style and angle, consumables and more.
Jan. 25, 2017 - TM Robotics is now selling the BAIII Cartesian robot series from Toshiba Machine.
Jan. 25, 2017 - ABB Robotics describes its IRB 1200 Foundry Plus 2 robot for material handling and machine tending as the smallest foundry robot in its class.
Nov. 22, 2016 - Montreal, Que.-based Mecademic has recently launched what it says is the smallest and most precise six-axis industrial robot on the market.
Jan. 26, 2017 - Banner Engineering has added flush mount housings to its series of Q4X laser distance measurement sensors.
Jan. 26, 2017 - IMI Sensors has announced CSA approval for models EX611A00 and EX611A20, two extreme temperature, charge-mode accelerometers with a UHT-12 sensing element. The approval now allows the two models to be classified as intrinsically safe for use in potentially-explosive environments in Canada and the U.S.
Jan. 26, 2017 - AutomationDirect now offers the Contrinex DW-series of extended and triple-distance proximity sensors in 3 to 30 mm cylindrical and 20 mm rectangular styles.
Jan. 26, 2017 - Omega has introduced the LVTX-10 series close range ultrasonic distance and level sensors, describing them as low-profile ultrasonic transmitter modules designed to provide continuous measurement of fluids, pastes, or uneven solid bulk materials in constrained working zones.
Jan. 26, 2017 - Yokogawa Electric has developed an ISA100 Wireless-based field wireless vibration sensor, boasting long battery life and the ability to “quickly” update data.
Dec. 13, 2016 - Alliance Sensors Group says its MR series of linear position sensors, for use in measuring the ram position of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders, is designed to be a drop-in form, fit, and function replacement for magnetostrictive sensors.
Feb. 21, 2017 - ABB’s Measurement & Analytics business has announced the North American launch of the K-TEK LMT Series magnetostrictive level transmitters.
Dec. 20, 2016 - Denison Consulting Group, an energy management, engineering and information technology consulting firm, has introduced a new managed solution to monitor and manage industrial-grade compressors in real time.
Dec. 5, 2016 - Mitutoyo has introduced the next generation i-Checker, model IC-2000, boasting efficient in-house calibration the following indicating gauges: dial indicator, dial test indicator, dial comparator (hicator), bore gauge, cylinder gauge, digimatic indicator, linear gauge, electrical comparator (electronic micrometer, Mu-checker).
Sept. 9, 2016 - Badger Meter has introduced the M7600 electromagnetic flow meter to its ModMAG family.
Sept. 9, 2016 - iwis, a supplier of precision chain systems for power transmission and conveying applications, is offering a chain condition monitoring (CCM) system for measuring chain elongation.
Sept. 9, 2016 - B&K Precision has expanded its current 878B and 879B 40,000-count handheld LCR meters with the addition of a 100 kHz model, the 880.
Jan. 10, 2017 - AXYZ International says decreasing shop and factory downtime and increasing productivity are now easier with its redesigned flagship e-commerce site CNCRoutershop.com.
Nov. 22, 2016 - Eaton’s Plug & Play online configurator promises to provide an “easy and accessible” tool for enclosed control product selection.
Nov. 22, 2016 - Phoenix Contact’s new mobile printers promise to make marking on the go easy.
Nov. 17, 2016 - OSG USA has introduced its 2017/18 Cutting Tool Solutions catalogue in print and digital versions.
Oct. 28, 2016 - Intelex Technologies has debuted Intelex Mobile, a new mobile platform which it says will put safety into the hands of frontline workers by addressing an “important flaw” with common methods of reporting workplace safety incidences.
Sept. 2, 2016 - AutoCrib, a manufacturer of automated inventory vending systems, will be introducing its web-based AutoCrib .Net 4.0 vending, inventory platform at the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS).
Dec. 5, 2016 - Amphenol RF has announced its SMPM product line featuring interconnects, connectors, cable connectors, PCB connectors and bullet adapters.
Dec. 5, 2016 - Mencom says its MIN series locks are designed to secure the connection between two straight MIN plugs or between a straight MIN plug and a mating receptacle to prevent the unexpected interruptions.
Dec. 5, 2016 - AutomationDirect has added self-adjusting crimping tools to its line of wiring accessories.
Nov. 17, 2016 - AutomationDirect now offers liquid-tight flexible electrical conduit in steel and non-metallic styles and in 3/8-in. to two-in. sizes.
Aug. 25, 2016 - The Amphenol Industrial Products Group says it has enhanced its Max M12 product line to include board level connectors that mate to a PCB board with straight or right angle solder pins. 
Aug. 24, 2016 - Rated for Class 1 Clean Room Environments, Cicoil’s flexible servo motor, feedback and resolver cables promise to be free of halogens, excel when utilized in continuous motion applications, and not shed surface particulates.
Aug. 9, 2016 - Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group says its complete series of 2.4G WISE-4000 IoT wireless I/O modules will “revolutionize the way data is gathered from remote or difficult to wire locations.”
Aug. 9, 2016 - Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group has announced the launch of two new “high performance” wireless solutions, the EKI-6331AN and the EKI-6332GN, describing them as “cost effective” solutions for a range of environments requiring 2.4 GHz (802.11 b/g/n) and 5 GHz (802.11 a/n) channels.
Sept. 22, 2015 - Texas Instruments (TI) has introduced the next-generation SimpleLink SensorTag, a development kit that promises easy and quick integration of sensor data with wireless Cloud connectivity.
Aug. 28, 2015 - The Omega UWBT series of Bluetooth transmitters promise to combine the accuracy of an industrial sensor/transmitter with the convenience of smartphones and tablets.
Aug. 13, 2015 - The GE Predix Cloud claims to be the world’s first and only cloud solution designed specifically for industrial data and analytics.
May 5, 2015 - Weidmuller has introduced two new licensed frequency data modems that promise powerful long-range communications (up to 40 miles) to extend Ethernet networks into difficult-to-access locations. Its design features built into the new wireless Ethernet modems claim to provide dynamic network optimization and intelligent routing for high reliability, lower latency and deterministic power management. They support 360 to 512 MHz and 928 to 960 MHz configurations; can operate in Access Point/Client configuration; function as a network Bridge/Router; or serve as a Serial Server (RS232/485). The WI-MOD-450-E-5W and WI-MOD-950-E-5W modems are ATEX/IECEx hazardous area approved, and offer DIN-rail or wall-mount options. Ideal for industrial networking applications, they integrate with Weidmuller wireless and wired networks to connect remote sensors, actuators and instrumentation to mission critical monitoring and control systems.

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