Drives and Control Solutions

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Parker Hannifin has introduced the Parker Service Master CONNECT, a strong diagnostic measuring device for mobile and stationary hydraulic applications, for example, in service, commissioning and in research and development. The device records measurements such as pressure, temperature, flow rate and rotational speed safely and accurately.

 

 

 

Synchronous drive belts and pulleys utilize teeth to prevent slippage and unwanted speed variations. AutomationDirect SureMotion® 5M and 8M (5mm and 8mm pitch) high torque synchronous drive/timing belts have a curvilinear HTD® (High Torque Drive) tooth profile which allows the belts to have a much larger pulley contact area for improved performance.

 

 

 

ABB has launched its newest automated data acquisition and lab reporting solution, offering pulp and paper manufacturers rapid analysis of lab quality information, with reliable data storage, management and reporting. Purpose built for paper testing labs, the scalable, web-based L&W Lab Management System replaces ABB and other legacy systems, halves procedure times, and tailors lab reporting to users’ specific workflow preferences.

 

 

 

B&R enables machine builders to establish a continuous connection to plants and machinery in the field. With LogTunnel, data from machines all around the world can be archived in a central location. Any irregularities in performance can be detected early to help maintain maximum availability.

 

 

 

Made exclusively for AutomationDirect by Yokogawa, ProSense® PPC5 series advanced process controllers handle temperature, pressure, level, flow, and other process variable control applications and offer a variety of control, input, output, alarm and communications options.

 

 

 

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. recently announced the release of its next generation MELSERVO-J5 Series of AC servo motors, amplifiers, and motion control units. The MELSERVO-J5 Series brings performance, reliability, flexibility and efficiency to a wide range of industries, including manufacturing, packaging, printing, converting, material handling and more.

 

 

 

Fitness trackers for people are a genuine success story: more than 40 million are already in use worldwide, helping individuals to stay healthy and improve their fitness. Monitoring and saving vital data like heartrate and blood pressure, the device tracks not only current fitness but also follows an individual’s fitness development over time. Thanks to ABB the principles of a fitness tracker now go beyond people and are being applied to electric motors of any age from many different manufacturers.

 

 

 

AutomationDirect has added new line reactor models and VTF (voltage time filter) series output filters that protect AC motors and variable frequency (VFD) drives from electrical disturbances.

 

 

 

New expansion I/O modules from AutomationDirect for the BRX stackable micro brick PLC include communications modules, universal analog I/O modules, and universal temperature combination I/O modules. Expansion modules snap onto the side of any BRX Micro PLC Unit (MPU) or BRX Remote I/O controller, creating a sturdy and rugged PLC platform.

 

 

 

The Hydraulic Pump and Power Systems (HPS) Division of Parker Hannifin Corporation, the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced a new online configuration tool for its Gold Cup Pump and Motor Series with support for additional product series planned in the future.

 

 

 


Editor's Pick: Featured Article


Select Electrical Enterprises and WEGBy Owen Hurst

I used to think the word automation would be the keyword behind advancing technology, and in many ways it still is. However, over the last several years a word that has always been present among those working with automation has truly moved to the forefront.

That word is SOLUTIONS. Automation has taken us in so many directions that unique custom solutions are now essential across a multitude of end-users and are being developed by a growing army of Machine Builders and Integrators.

 

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Motor Feature


FANUCBy Paul Lee, Product Manager, Motors & Drives, FANUC America

Picking the right type of motor for your application is an important step in ensuring you will get the performance your operations need. In the processing world, motors are the powerhouse of your plant floor, so understanding the choices available to make the correct decision will help keep your facility running smoothly.

With many manufacturing processes becoming increasingly automated, demanding accuracy and needing repeatability, servo motors are an excellent option. 

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