New DE1 variable speed starter from Eaton

  Eaton’s DE1 variable speed starter offers the advantages of both a motor starter and a variable frequency drive in a single device. The DE1 is a compact and easy-to-use device with the ability to change the speed of the motor with the simplicity of a contactor starter. Its design suits users concerned with the […]

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Pump VSD gets hotel into hot water

The importance of a hotel’s hot water system cannot be underestimated. For the guests, it’s right up there with comfort, cleanliness, security and Internet access. For one UK hotel, installing ABB VSDs improved the hot water pumping and returned a 53% energy saving. The 200-room Daresbury Park Hotel & Spa came under the Britannia Hotel […]

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New widescreen HMIs improve machine handling

Mitsubishi Electric has expanded its GOT2000 series with two new widescreen HMIs. They are the new GT21 and GT25 models. The ability to display more visual information enhances machine operability and operator experience. The new models offer two separate Ethernet ports and a built-in sound output for audible alerts or spoken information. Mitsubishi Electric’s Hugh […]

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Dual safety protocols supported by new controller

Omron Automation has released its new NX-series Safety Network Controller, the world’s first to support dual safety protocols. It supports CIP Safety adopted by industrial robot manufacturers and Safety over EtherCAT (FSoE) providing high-speed response. Safety systems stop production lines and facilities when people approach hazards such as robots. Many factories produce a wide variety […]

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Easy, accurate and, Simple Motion control

Unless you regularly design positioning and motion systems, you will find every new job challenging. Trying to remember what you did last time, or if you’re really desperate, reading the manual. RTFM as my colleague would remind me. Simple Motion from Mitsubishi Electric takes most of the pain out of configuring applications of up to […]

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