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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Mitsubishi Electric launches high performance redundant controller

    Mitsubishi Electric Factory Automation has augmented its proven iQ-R Series integrated control platform with a high performance redundant controller. The new module creates a redundant process control system for applications that require highly reliable control. The iQ-R Series Process CPU/Redundant System is specifically designed for industries such as oil and gas, wastewater and […]

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New Omron NX1 with OPC UA for IIOT applications

  Omron Automation has introduced a new version of their NX series compact machine controller. Markedly, it now includes an OPC UA server for IIoT along with Industrial Ethernet ports for EtherNet/IP and EtherCAT. The new controller integrates machine control with information utilisation, quality management and safety. Omron NX1 supports smart machines and smart factories […]

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GX Works3 controller software offer

  GX Works3 is the latest generation controller engineering software offered by Mitsubishi Electric. The software is customised for the MELSEC iQ-R Series control systems, offering many benefits over earlier versions. GX Works3 simplifies system design, reduces repetitive tasks, and cuts down on errors. It is easy to underestimate the importance of PLC programming software. […]

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