Technology Update: White LEDs show high-temperature advantages for touchscreen HMIs or operator interface backlighting compared to cold cathode fluorescent lamp (CCFL) backlit liquid crystal displays (LCDs).
The TX-M12 series by Omega is designed for a broad range of applications including process control and monitoring equipment and is house in a rugged stainless steel enclosure with watertight connections.
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.
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....
Dear Control Engineering: I was reading the article Device Diagnostics and Asset Management. Please explain Storey's final statement in a little more detail. What are the signs of a successful maintenance program?
The ET Bus Terminals from Beckhoff Automation extend the temperature range for selected standard Bus Terminals and Couplers, reportedly making them ideal for outdoor applications such as solar power plants.