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Content tagged with Automation & Motion Control posted in October 2010
Alibre Design 2011
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10/29/2010  Post a comment
3D Design Software with new features including code re-write, native 64-bit version and sheet metal conversion tools.
Mechatronics' Evolution Impacts Use of Modeling and Simulation
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10/29/2010  Post a comment
Increasing complexity of integrated systems requires engineers to address a number of problems virtually during the design phase that can occur when physically connecting diverse systems.
GaN-Based CATV Components
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10/29/2010  Post a comment
Hybrid power doubler amplifier for CATV network designers.
Extended Stroke Captive 20 mm Linear Actuator
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10/28/2010  Post a comment
Haydon Kerk's 19000 series is part of their high output can-stack line.
Ethernet LAN Connected Data Collector for Wireless Data Loggers
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10/28/2010  Post a comment
The RTR-500NW acts as a wireless base unit for any of T&D's RTR-500 Series Data Loggers as Remote Units.
Banner Engineering's LH Series
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10/27/2010  Post a comment
Laser displacement sensors for height and thickness measurements.
Plug and Play Hose System Quickly Connects Hose Fittings and Adapters
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10/27/2010  Post a comment
Quick to connect hose and fitting system for low pressure hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
Ikanos Communications Inc.'s NodeScale Vectoring Technology
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10/27/2010  Post a comment
Analyzes the crosstalk and interference environment in real time and creates a set of compensation signals that eliminates both.
Gear/Gearbox Optimization Software
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10/27/2010  Post a comment
Excel-Lent software gives users the option to balance beam strength or specific sliding of gear and pinion.
48 Analog/Digital Inputs/Outputs In Single 6U VME Slot
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10/26/2010  Post a comment
The VME-6500 6U VME Multifunction I/O Board can deliver in a single chassis slot the analog and digital I/O capabilities that could previously have occupied four slots.
MPC Configurator with Enhanced Tools
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10/26/2010  Post a comment
The configurator features integrated flow data such as flow coefficient, volumetric flow rate and volume for a wide variety of fluids.
A Technosoft Intelligent Drive with High-speed EtherCAT Communication
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10/26/2010  Post a comment
Functional in motion applications where synchronizing a large number of drives is required.
The Lee Co.'s 5k Flareless Tube Safety Screen Adapter
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10/25/2010  Post a comment
Can withstand system pressures up to 5080 psi.
CAN Gateway for ET200S
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10/25/2010  Post a comment
The 1 SI CANopen extension module for the SIMATIC ET200S I/O system connects CAN 2.0 A and CANopen devices with the SIMATIC world.
PC/104 Optoisolated I/O Module Protects Embedded Computing Systems from Environmental Hazards
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10/22/2010  Post a comment
Optoisolated inputs and relay output for interfacing embedded computers to high voltage / high current applications.
General Purpose Triconex Control System
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10/21/2010  Post a comment
A new component of the company's InFusion Enterprise Control System is SIL 2 certified can communicate with other control systems.
Robotic CNC Designed for Radioactive Vessel Repair
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10/21/2010  Post a comment
Executing sophisticated geometries of motion, while performing between up to 50 machining processes 30 feet under water to a tolerance of plus or minus three thousandths of an inch were key requirements for this robotic CNC machine tool.
PLM Software Parasolid V23
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10/20/2010  Post a comment
Siemens PLM Software's Parasolid V23 delivers a wide variety of enhancements.
Power Integrity in Interconnect Design
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10/20/2010  Post a comment
Key factors design engineers should evaluate to ensure safety, performance and reliability of their systems and product designs.
Foxboro Programmable Automation Controller (PAC) System
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10/20/2010  Post a comment
This high-performance automation controller solution, capable of handling up to 3,000 I/O, is  integrated within the Wonderware System Platform and built on ArchestrA technology.
Universal Transmitter for 24/7 Industrial Vibration Monitoring
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10/20/2010  Post a comment
IMI Sensors are a solution for protecting critical rotating equipment from costly downtime.
North Atlantic Industries' 6U, OpenVPX, Multi-function, I/O Card
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10/19/2010  Post a comment
Full complement of I/O, Synchro/resolver/LVDT and communications functions.
New Safety Relay Line from Rockwell Automation Expands Application Versatility, Improves Relay Selection and Streamlines System Design
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10/19/2010  Post a comment
Compact size and enhanced functionality of Allen-Bradley Guardmaster safety relays help reduce wiring and installation costs, simplifies inventory management.
Deep-Draw Metal Forming Press Uses Hydraulic Motion Controller
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10/19/2010  Post a comment
Delta RMC75 motion controller delivers closed-loop controls for press position and pressure applications.
Design Decisions: Electro-mechanical vs. Pneumatic Actuators
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10/19/2010  Post a comment
Weighing the options between the use of electro-mechanical or pneumatic actuators in machine and systems design.
Rockwell Automation's Stainless Steel Sensors
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10/18/2010  Post a comment
Highly durable, corrosion-resistant sensors designed for reliable, long-life performance in high-temperature, high-pressure wash down applications .
New Technology for Variable Speed Pumps Reduces Energy Usage
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10/18/2010  Post a comment
System also offers lower total cost of ownership and enables control of the fluid flow.
Hydraulic Slew Actuator Boosts Productivity
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10/18/2010  Post a comment
New systems enable fully automated operation for unloading cargo ships.
US Digital's QSB Adapter
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10/18/2010  Post a comment
Easy encoder verification.
ProSense line expands with Thermocouples, RTDs and Extension Wire
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10/18/2010  Post a comment
AutomationDirect's ProSense line of process measurement devices now includes type J and type K thermocouples, more varieties of RTD sensors and extension wire.

 

IDEC Introduces the Next Generation in OI Touchscreens, the 8.4- and 10.4-inch TFT color HG3G Series
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10/18/2010  Post a comment
These high-performance OITs offer a vivid screen and fast CPU processor of 400MHz for quick operation and response times.
3Dconnexion 3D Mice Help Vectorworks 2011 Community Advance Designs
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10/14/2010  Post a comment
3Dconnexion's full line of 3D mice now supports 2D/3D AEC CAD design software, Vectorworks 2011.
Igus' New Cable Carrier for Circular Movements in Small Spaces
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10/14/2010  Post a comment
TwisterBand TB30 guides energy, data and media with little wear and is cost effective. At high rotating speeds, the cable carrier stays close to the axis.
WAGO CPO DIN-Rail Mount Outlet Boxes
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10/14/2010  Post a comment
WAGO Corporation's CPO Series DIN-rail Mount Outlet Boxes provide control cabinets with power for common tools including laptops and testing equipment.
Smaller, Lighter Multi-Orifice Restrictor
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10/13/2010  Post a comment
Designed to meet the requirements of 5,000 psi systems.
Integrated Linear Motion in Medical Device Design
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10/13/2010  Post a comment
By combining a stepper motor linear actuator with mechanical devices and electronics to form a single, compact system, the integrated stepper motor linear actuator enables reduced machine size, lower cost and shorter time-to-market.

 

Differential Amplifier Drives dc-Coupled, Ground-Referenced 100MHz Signals with Low Noise & Low Distortion
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10/13/2010  Post a comment
Linear Technology introduces the LTC6409, a fully differential amplifier capable of driving dc to 100MHz signals with 1.1nV/vHz noise and -88dBc HD2/HD3 distortion.
AutomationDirect Adds Manual Motor Controllers/Disconnects
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10/13/2010  Post a comment
The Bryant line of manual motor controllers is now available through AutomationDirect.
Ondrives' GT Pulleys & Belts
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10/12/2010  Post a comment
Synchronous timing pulleys and belts in extra small sizes are one of the latest additions to Ondrives' power transmission product range.
Using Magnets as a Depression Treatment
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10/11/2010  Post a comment
Neuronetics develops a device using power-off brakes to deliver transcranial magnetic simulation therapy as a non-pharmaceutical approach to treating depression.
Simulating the Deadliest Warrior
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10/11/2010  Post a comment
Hit Spike TV show leverages state-of-the-art simulation software and test and measurement technology to pit storied warriors against each other and determining the ultimate winner.
How to Take Device Data Wireless
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10/11/2010  Post a comment
A behind-the-scenes look at an R&D project designed to create a fast, robust, industrial wireless interface for a 100kHz bandwidth optical encoder and transfer it, in real time, up to 100 meters away and reconstruct the data remotely at 1000 times/sec.
Creating a Sensory Input Bio-Prosthetic Prototype
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10/8/2010  Post a comment
Mechatronic principles are applied to the creation of a prosthetic hand with the ability to dynamically react to touch.
FaxBack Announces Native Support for AudioCodes HTTPS Fax-Enabled ATAs
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10/5/2010  Post a comment
Carrier-grade fax platform simplifies the process of delivering reliable fax machine-to-VoIP provider connectivity.
How Engineers Can Use the Cloud
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10/5/2010  Post a comment
The buzz around cloud computing has been steadily growing for a couple of years now. For design engineers, the key to its potential lies in leveraging its on-demand access, shared computing resources and dynamic provisioning.
CROSS Mfg. Inc.'s BP Series Proportional Hydraulic Control Valve
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10/4/2010  Post a comment
Common applications include conveyors, augers, winches, compactors, etc.




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