Workforce Development

Workforce Development January 1, 1970

Enhancements include HART support

Spring House, Pa.— Siemens-Moore recently added a HART analog output, a 1-5 V input, and a non-HART analog input modules to the Procidia control system. All modules support eight channels with the HART output module reading up to four HART variables from each controlled device. The 1-5 V and non-Hart analog input modules address user request for lower cost modules.

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Workforce Development January 1, 1970

Power remote sensing

Florence, Ky.—G-Power Remote Series pumps up the power of tubular M30 proximity sensors to support up to eight tool-mounted sensors and now provides a rotatable rectangular head version for difficult mounting situations. The product eliminates corrosion and damage-prone slip rings and mechanical connections to provide a "connector-less" hook-up transmitting power and signal to/from sensor...

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Workforce Development January 1, 1970

Digital multimeter/ thermometer

Stamford, Conn.— Supermeter Model HHM290 is an all-in-one device that combines the power of a true RMS full function multimeter, noncontact infrared pyrometer with laser sighting, and a dual-input type-K thermocouple meter with differential measurement into a single handheld instrument. Additional features include built-in tripod mount and rubber boot, built-in diode and logic test, batt...

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Workforce Development January 1, 1970

More DeviceNet uptime

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada— NetAlert products are said to revolutionize DeviceNet troubleshooting with on-the-wire 24/7 predictive and diagnostic ability. The system's PowerMonitor Tee is a permanent part of a DeviceNet network that warns plant-floor personnel of existing or potential power faults.

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Workforce Development January 1, 1970

Vortex flow sensors family

El Monte, Calif.— +GF+Signet expands it line of vortex flow sensors ranging in sizes 1/2 in. to 2 in., plus 3- and 4 in. wafer and flange versions. All are made with PVC, PP, or PVDF material to accommodate applications ranging from chemical delivery to deionized water distribution. Injection-molded to achieve a smooth surface finish for cleanliness and better chemical compatibility, th...

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Workforce Development January 1, 1970

Brushless dc motor with onboard control

Harleysville, Pa. —Elcom ST size 23 slotted brushless dc (bldc) motors feature commutation control electronics inside the motor housing. This custom option reduces size, weight, and operating cost versus standard bldc motors, says the manufacturer. Wiring connections are also simplified. Elcom ST produces up to 49 oz-in.

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Workforce Development January 1, 1970

Transmit torque through barrier

Addison, Ill. —MDC/MSV magnetic synchronous torque-limiting clutches transmit torque through housings, cabinets, or other sealed applications. Two disks (or cylinders) lined with permanent magnets oppose each other across the barrier and an air gap. "Servo-quality" torque is produced as one disk or cylinder rotates relative to the other.

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Workforce Development January 1, 1970

‘Power of Industry’ will propel Hannover Fair 2001

Hannover, Germany—Twenty-five halls will be "in play" to accommodate this year's edition of the "world's largest industrial technology trade show" on April 23-28, 2001. An extra benefit is the fairground's upgraded infrastructure, completed for Expo 2000, the World's Fair. Hannover Fair 2001 combines six "fairs" in its "Power of Industry" theme.

By Frank J. Bartos, Executive Editor, fbartos@cahners.com
Workforce Development January 1, 1970

Economic indicators online

Rates of production increase, manufacturing output falls, and shipments increase. What's going on when with the economy depends on where you look, and there's a lot to see online.On Feb. 16, the U.S. Federal Reserve issued its most recent statistical release on industrial production and capacity utilization.

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Workforce Development January 1, 1970

Synergetic launches EC-1 system-on-chip

Nashville, Tenn.— In a press conference attended by several technology partners, Synergetic Micro Systems Inc. (Downers Grove, Ill.) introduced its first multi-function, system-on-chip device designed specifically for embedded and industrial applications.EmbeddedComm/EC-1 is expected to enable communications and help industrial and medical applications achieve the same productivity gains ...

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