Five-in-one instrument works with iPads or PCs
drivesncontrols | Posted: 21 Jun 2014, 07:47
(NI's space-saving VirtualBench instrument combines the functions of five different devices)
National Instruments has announced an all-in-one instrument that combines a mixed-signal oscilloscope, function generator, digital multimeter, programmable DC power supply and digital I/O. Users interact with the VirtualBench device via software applications running on a PC or iPad.
Schmidt Technology introduced the ElectricPress 43 that is designed and constructed specifically for integration into automated workcells. This all electric modular press enables a workcell builder to utilize his own control systems and safety devices.
Moxa introduced ioPAC 5542-HSPA, a compact hardened cellular RTU controller designed to provide remote network connectivity and data acquisition to critical edge devices.
The rotation sensors used in automotive ABS and stability control systems are good examples of high-volume, mass produced items.
The Vision570-JTM from Unitronics is an integrated PLC with a 5.7” color touchscreen and I/O modules that snap on to the back of the unit.
FSIK 4-type fuse disconnect terminals from CONTA-CLIP have a folding extraction lever that locks into its end position and provides space for a spare fuse.
SensorData Technologies introduces Model T261 Series family of rotary transformer coupled torque sensors, designed to meet the in-line testing requirements of small motors, pumps, compressors, turbines, fans, and other fractional horsepower rated devices.
The router is built for industrial remote M2M monitoring applications that demand speed, low latency, security and the ability to handle large data loads.
Circular M12 connectors are now available on Lexium MDrive integrated motor-drive-controller-encoder systems for industrial automation applications.
Stealth.Com released four small PC models with network connectivity.
Silicon Designs announced Model 1410 family of digital pulse density output MEMS variable capacitive (VC) accelerometers, designed to reliably measure both vibration and acceleration.
ADLINK Technology released PXIe-3985, its highest performing 3U PXI Express (PXIe) embedded controller, equipped with the quad-core 4th generation Intel Core i7-4700EQ processor and operating at up to 3.4 GHz clock frequency.
Opto 22 announced groov version 2.2. Enhancements in groov version 2.2 makes it simple to build and use effective, scalable operator interfaces on smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices.
TURCK announces FEN20 I/O stations for Industrial Ethernet.
AutomationDirect introduces QM series photoelectric sensors, which are IP67-rated sensors available in three-wire NPN or PNP styles and with visible red and infrared versions.
Rockwell Automation and Cisco have jointly developed an Ethernet switch designed to be mounted directly on machinery.
Baumer introduces MIL 10 bearingless encoder for linear distance measurement. The MIL10 comprises a sensing head and an adhesive magnetic tape.
The BelGAS introduced Type 52SS NACE compliant stainless steel gas pressure regulators and filters.
Emerson Process Management releases CSI 9360 vibration/position transmitter for protection of compressor, pump and fan assets.
Advanced Micro Controls (AMCI), announces the ANE2 Interface Module. The SSI Interface integrates a network connection and expansion capabilities to provide a modern, versatile SSI feedback solution for any PLC-based system.
Red Lion Controls added Wi-Fi to RAM 9000 Sixnet industrial cellular RTUs. These cellular RTUs now offer Wi-Fi models for local wireless communication as well as new carrier options.
AbraxSys expands its product line of Multi-Touch Projected Capacitive Touch Screen to now include 15.6”, 17.3” and 21.5”.
Watlow integrated several components into an unnamed, customizable, application-specific system with EtherCAT communications.
Schneider Messtechnik updates SAPHIR QD measurement & analysis software so that the workpiece automatically integrates itself into the measurement process as an information carrier, without an RFID chip being required.
Rexroth has developed a PC plug-in card that simplifies machine automation by carrying Sercos, Ethernet/IP, TCP/IP and safety functions on one Ethernet cable.
Responding to industry demand for a servo system with advanced functionality at a competitive price, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. introduces the MR-JE servo system.
The MPS75SLE features smooth travel combined with accuracy, repeatability and positioning resolution capability to 25 nm.
The 230V single- and three-phase line supply units featuring quick-connect pull-off terminals on the motor, line supply and braking resistor connections.
Denso Robotics has announced a washable six-axis robot with a sterilisation-resistant surface that is suitable for use in the pharmaceutical, food, electronics and medical industries. The company has also developed an automated, vision-based feed-control system.
Eaton’s new industrially rated ELPRO 615M-1 3G cellular modem and router is easy to install and simple to use, while delivering robust and secure cellular connectivity.
PR Electronics adds HART 7 to 3113 and 3337 temperature transmitters and converters.
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