Frank J. Bartos, executive editor
Rockwell Automation reports it successfully demonstrated in June 2005 the first use of second-generation (2G) high-temperature superconducting (HTS) wire in a 2-hp Reliance Electric HTS motor. The firm adds that HTS wire remains key to making HTS technology practical for use in large, industrial motors.
This year's Hannover Industrial Fair on April 19-24 added the process automation show Interkama to its format of eight "fairs within a fair," attracting 180,000 visitors to products and technologies from 5,040 exhibitors worldwide. Led by Factory Automation and Interkama, the "relaunched" show's 2004 lineup also included sectors on Energy, Digital Factory, Surface Tech...
Each year, Hannover Industrial Fair brings together multiple tradeshows covering a gamut of automation technologies. In 2004, the fair widens its scope by adding well-known process automation show Interkama+ to its "eight shows in one" format. Interkama and the seven other shows are scheduled for April 19-24 at the Hannover Fairgrounds.
Among the most common passive electromagnetic devices in use, transformers enable very efficient change of alternating current (ac) voltage from one value to another at constant frequency. Providing different input voltages to multiple power supplies in industrial equipment is a frequent application.
Calmer, more predictable times are ahead for Honeywell, according to Jack D. Bolick, president of the Industry Solutions business in Honeywell's Automation and Control Solutions group, who spoke Oct. 21 during an evening media event at ISA Expo 2003. "Turmoil at Honeywell is over; the company is not for sale," said Bolick, during his presentation that centered on calmer, more ...
This article is an Online Extra to the Electric Servos Go for Ease of Use, Integrate with All the Plant .' Click on the title to read the entire article. Sidebar: Servo motion applications Integration of components that comprise an electric servo system is growing, alongside an overall integration of servo motion systems into manufacturing processes. Several complementary factors are helping to expand applications, hence the servo motion market.
Houston, Tex. - A "simple, compact alternative to traditional combination starters" is how Sprecher + Schuh refers to its newly introduced CX7 enclosed combination starter.
New Berlin, Wis. - ABB has recently been awarded a $29-million order from the U.S. Air Force for large drives and motors at the Arnold Engineering & Development Center's (AEDC) Propulsion Wind Tunnel facility (Tullahoma, Tenn.).
Alpharetta, Ga. - Siemens Energy & Automation, Inc. recently introduced three sizes of large-frame contactors and overload relays with ratings in the 115-500 A range for both ac or dc motor control.
Shanghai, China - Miconex, International Fair for Measurement, Instrumentation, and Automation, drew 389 exhibitors from 14 countries and 45,000 visitors during its October 23-26, 2001 run.