Since many industrial devices are soft targets for hackers, placing smaller firewalls deeper in networks near PLCs or embedding them in such controllers is a practical way to add a higher level of protection.
The FX3U-ENET-ADP by Mitsubishi Electric designed to be an alternative to micro PLCs to connect PLCs and HMIs. It also uses GX Works to create a direct connection and synchronizes a PLC's internal clock.
Invensys stresses the importance of moving beyond migration and the idea of replacing like-with-like. Videos: Dave Gaertner and Mike Caliel explain how companies can improve by looking past the needs of immediate obsolescence.
"U.S. Manufacturing Competitiveness Initiative: Dialog on Next Generation Supply Networks and Logistics" has a positive overall outlook for manufacturing in the U.S. for today and the future. It is a 2012 report from Georgia Tech...
Up to 68% smaller than previous generation drives, compact D-frame drives from Danfoss VLT Drives are optimized to deliver highly reliable performance in the 125 – 450 HP range while exhausting 90% of the drive-generated heat...
STMicroelectronics offers tiny 3-axis gyroscope delivering power, speed, and design-in advantages. Ultra-compact sensor enhances user experiences, leveraging ST MEMS heritage for current and future applications, company said.