MOTION CONTROL: WAGO Corp.’s new 750-352 ECO Ethernet Fieldbus Coupler enables the transition from centralized PAC/PLCs to flexible, decentralized networks. The cost-effective ECO Coupler supports prominent protocols such as MODBUS TCP/IP and EtherNet I/P, and accommodates 64 I/O modules. Ideal for applications with medium I/O counts, the 750-352 allows integrators to reduce costs via economical distributive controls.The DIN-rail mount, UL listed ECO Coupler ensures reliable data transmission and high-speed communication via 10/100 Mbit/s Ethernet port. The ECO Coupler’s compatibility with the 300+ analog, digital and specialty modules within the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM provides customization of distributive control applications. CAGE CLAMP® Spring Pressure Connection Technology ensures all terminations are fast, easy and maintenance-free.
The ECO Coupler can also expand the performance and usability of Allen-Bradley® RSLogixTM 5000 systems with WAGO’s free Add-On Instructions. The downloadable Add-On instructions easily integrate WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM specialty functions. Visit www.wago.us/addon, select applicable instruction(s), download and insert into program.
Audi is testing a new technology that eases many assembly activities at its Neckarsulm plant: the so-called "chairless chair." The device's carbon-fiber construction allows employees to sit without a chair. At the same time, it improves their posture and reduces the strain on their legs.
Just when you thought mobile technology couldn’t get any more personal, Procter & Gamble have come up with a way to put your mobile where your mouth is, in the form of a Bluetooth 4.0 connected toothbrush.
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