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Bush Brothers' Anthony Peterson talks data acquisition benefits.
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Manufacturing performance software brings big gains

What happens when a fifth-generation family-owned business goes shopping for real-time manufacturing performance software?
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Representatives from two breweries at The Automation Conference 2014.
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Brewers wrestle with data acquisition

Brewers who are looking at various automation solutions, including automated data acquisition software, to help them cope with rapid growth should keep one thing in mind: Keep operations data in its own network and have it report out to an enterprise network. Otherwise, bandwidth issues could surface, and plant floor operations could be negatively affected.
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Baldor Electric: New line of electric motors

Baldor Electric Company announces a new line of electric motors – Super-E motors with Baldor Shaft Grounding Brush.
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Pepperl+Fuchs: Isolated device coupler

FieldBarrier R4D0-FB-IA is a diagnostic-enabled isolated device coupler for FOUNDATION Fieldbus H1 and PROFIBUS PA instruments.
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Next-gen cartoning at interpack

There’s no place like interpack to see the latest in packaging machinery controls and automation. Here are just two examples of what the world’s largest packaging show had on display in the cartoning sector.
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Clippard: High-flow bidirectional electronic valves

Designed using a unique, patented valving principle, Clippard’s DV Series Minimatic electronic valves are compact, precision-built 2-way control valves that provide flows to 100 l/min.
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Schneider Electric: Networkable integrated motor systems

Integrated motor-drive-controller-encoder systems are now networkable with PROFINET IO for industrial automation applications.
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Tolomatic: Single-axis drive/controller for electric actuators

Specifically designed for electric actuators, the low-cost, easy-to-use Tolomatic actuator control solution automatically configures all performance information about the actuator and motor system.
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Banner Engineering: Fiber optic amplifier

Banner Engineering enhances its fiber optic sensors product line with the DF-G2 fiber optic amplifier.
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Portescap: Closed-loop disc magnet motor

Portescap introduces the P760 series disc magnet motor, which outperforms standard brushless DC motors in various applications.
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Balluff
: Universal vision sensor

Balluff's new BVS Universal Vision Sensor provides 360° part position detection, defect finding, contour based counting and matching, bar code reading (linear and 2D DM), and OCV, and comes with a serial port and digital I/O.
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Pepperl+Fuchs: Ultrasonic sensors

Pepperl+Fuchs’ IO-Link compatible Series IO ultrasonic sensors with pushbutton programming provide fast and easy on-site sensor parameterization without software, and unlock a series of control functions that customize the sensor for installation in the most challenging environments.
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interpack: German robotic packaging machine supplier finds value in standardizing on OMAC's PackML

Siegfried Schust, Sales Director for RWeiss Verpackungstechnik explains to Keith Campbell why as a German company they have standardized on PackML for all of their machines.
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Rockwell: Manufacturing software

Features improved quality, reporting with FactoryTalk Historian software and OSIsoft PI System.
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Baldor: Motors with bearing protection ring

Minimizing the effects of shaft currents that can be present in adjustable speed motor applications, Baldor Electric Company’s Reliance Super-E motors with internal AEGIS Bearing Protection Ring are now available with 28 new ratings consisting of 1 to 40 HP, open drip-proof motors, 200 volt and 575 volt, as well as 5 to 15 HP totally enclosed fan-cooled designs for 200 volt.
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PEEK Super Air Nozzle Features Strong Non-Marring Blowoff

EXAIR’s new PEEK 3/8 NPT Super Air Nozzle™ has been engineered to produce the highest performance attainable. The protective aerodynamic slots guide the airflow to a single point of convergence for hard-hitting force and dramatic noise reduction over typical blowoffs.
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WAGO: Gateway module

WAGO Corporation’s new 750-658 I/O module easily links CAN field devices to the 750 Series WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM.
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AutomationDirect: Miniature contactors

AutomationDirect’s CWC series miniature contactors are a complete solution for switching and controlling motors.
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