Machine and Embedded Control - PLCs: The Simatic S7-1215C has four times the capacity of existing modules while adding a second Profinet interface, two analog outputs and fast outputs for controlling up to four stepper motors....
Motion Control: Synchronous servo motor with One Cable technology, with which the power and feedback system are combined into one standard motor cable. This is a Control Engineering 2013 Engineers' Choice Awards Honorable Mention.
Product Exclusive: Honeywell launches the industry’s first Nanopower Anisotropic Magnetoresistive Sensor Integrated Circuits, with smaller size and greater durability than reed switches, at the same sensitivity and essentially...
Advanced Machine & Engineering's OTT-Jakob position monitoring system with the electronic analog sensor, which allows the user to monitor the drawbar for performance and wear by detecting the position and transmitting the data.
American Industrial Systems' (AIS) PC-based automation and operator interface panels and Web-based HMI operator interface panels are designed to interface with 3rd party HMI and SCADA software packages.
Network Integration - Wireless products: FL WLAN 5101 offers wireless networking at up to 300 Mbps via the 802.11n standard in a narrow, industrial package. This is a Control Engineering 2014 Engineers’ Choice honorable mention.
Safety - Machine safety: The AC500-S Safety PLC from ABB is a safety programmable logic controller used in machinery automation involving functional safety. This is a Control Engineering 2014 Engineers’ Choice honorable mention.
Rockwell Automation programmable automation controllers (PACs), I/O modules, motors, servo drives, ac drives, and operator interfaces help packaging systems provider Cama Group standardize its robotics automation.
Rockwell's DMAT now has a system development wizard designed to simplify the machine-design process and guides users through a step-by-step process that includes input about machine requirements and CAD drawings.