Bosch Rexroth (Hoffman Estates, IL) introduces WinPRM AddOn software for System 200 PLC controllers. Software simplifies preventive maintenance management and ensures machine uptime by monitoring the operation of machine components when maintenance events become due, company says. WinPRM monitors component operation in two ways.
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PallayPack Inc. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) offers the Arenco Line of shrink bundlers for pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food products. Available in 3 models, shrink bundlers can accommodate bottles from 1 oz to 1 gal.
Bosch Rexroth (Hoffman Estates, IL) has introduced a new industrial PC platform. It’s designed to work with the System200, which comprises a complete modular system of drive and control components that use universal, open standards.
SitePort™ is a new hardware tool that provides machine builders with universal access to customers’ equipment controls and software. Using ei3 Corp.’s (Montvale, NJ) network to connect to customers’ drives and PLCs, machine builders can maximize machine performance from any plant location with SitePort.
Electro Cam (Roscoe, IL) has introduced a PL-1746-C02/C03-R1-S Plug-in Module for Allen-Bradley PLCs that has the ability to turn on outputs based on a product-present input signal from sensors such as photocells or proximity switches.
Advantech Automation (Cincinnati, OH) offers products that provide Internet/intranet connections to existing PLCs. The connection allows users to predict repairs, use remote service technicians to save time, supply real-time production data, and improve customer service.
ifm efector (Exton, PA) has released a SmartLogic™ unit that operates as an AS-i module with 4 inputs and 4 outputs. Module uses a programmable microprocessor with an 8-kb program memory that adds fast, local control functions to AS-i installations.