CTC Parker Automation (Milford, OH) offers MachineShop™ development software. Said to save time and cost in creating applications around CTC’s new PC-based MachineLogic™ control and Interact HMI software.
Spee-Dee’s (Sturtevant, WI) Servo 3500 auger filler is controlled by a commercial PC and operator interface, which means it is not dependent on expensive proprietary components and costs less than competitive products, according to the manufacturer.
The PanelMate Power Pro is the latest operator interface software available from Cutler-Hammer (Pittsburgh, PA). Compatible with the company's line of PanelMate products, the new software provides advanced Tag and Expression Management tools, allowing users to reuse applications and change brand of PLC and/or addresses when desired.
PowerPanel(TM) from CTC Parker Automation (Milford, OH) is a PC-based control and HMI solution for OEM machine builders. The flat-panel monitor and remote PC box are bundled with CTC's Interact HMI software.
Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) has introduced the Allen-Bradley Zero-Force(TM) Touch Button line of operator interface devices. According to the company, this is the first interface device of its type to incorporate field-effect sensing with microprocessor technology.
Allen-Bradley controls have been added to Circle's (Green Bay, WI) vertical and horizontal f/f/s systems for packaging liquids, powders, moist towelettes, medical devices and other small, rigid products in 4-side-sealed pouches.