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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ABB machinery drive improves feed production

Installing an ABB machinery drive to control conveyor speed has eliminated grinder breakdowns at an animal feed mill. Markedly, it uses simple motor current feedback from the animal feed grinder to control the conveyor speed. The VSD regulates the speed of a screw conveyor. This avoids overloading the the grinding mill with raw material. Using […]

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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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