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Rockwell Automation: On-machine switch

ArmorStratix 5700 switch extends portfolio to the on-machine space for connectivity in harsh environments.
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Rockwell: Manufacturing software

Features improved quality, reporting with FactoryTalk Historian software and OSIsoft PI System.
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Rockwell Automation: Programmable logic controller

Extended Micro800 PLC family now offers more features and options to allow machine builders the scalability required for more cost-effective machine control.
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Rockwell: On-machine controller

The Allen-Bradley Armor GuardLogix programmable automation controller (PAC) from Rockwell Automation provides users with high-performance, multidisciplined control in a controller that can be installed directly on-machine, simplifying the machine architecture and reducing the system footprint.
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Rockwell Automation: Advanced identification and monitoring solutions

Allen-Bradley portfolio of i-Sense voltage monitor, i-Grid service and DySC dynamic sag corrector help identify power irregularities and mitigate negative impact.
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Rockwell: Sequencer tool and network scope station

The latest release of the PlantPAx process automation system from Rockwell Automation allows companies across multiple industries to improve operator effectiveness with automated procedures, enhanced visualization and new skid-integration capabilities.
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Rockwell Automation: Industrial ethernet switch

Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley Stratix 5700 managed industrial Ethernet switch now includes an optional integrated hardware-based Network Address Translation (NAT) feature that allows high performance and simplified integration of IP-address mapping from a set of local, machine-level IP addresses to the end user¹s broader plant-process network.
PowerFlex 525 AC drive
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Rockwell Automation: Compact AC drive

Best-in-class features help customers easily and cost effectively meet their application needs.
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Rockwell Automation: Tools simplify machinery safety-system design

Rockwell Automation announces the release of two new tools to help machine and equipment builders (OEMs), and manufacturers save time when designing machinery safety systems.
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Rockwell Automation: Machine control toolkit

Connected Components Accelerator Toolkit cuts design time and cost, optimizes control performance.
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Rockwell Automation: Virtual support engineer

New service allows OEMs to securely connect to machinery to help increase uptime, improve troubleshooting, and optimize performance for their customers.
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Rockwell Automation: Programmable logic controllers

Micro850 and enhanced Micro830 micro PLC features – including embedded motion control – provide just-enough control flexibility for lower-end applications.
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CENTERLINE motor control centers
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Rockwell Automation: MCCs with embedded EtherNet/IP capabilities

MV CENTERLINE MCCs provide seamless information exchange between plant-floor devices and business-level systems to increase productivity and improve worker safety.
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Rockwell Automation: Solid-state motor controller

Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley SMC-50 smart motor controller provides a more economical alternative to drives and more advanced control than across-the-line starters, and includes a newly-designed three-phase, fully solid-state, silicon-controlled rectifier (SCR) power structure.
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Rockwell Automation: Fieldbus linking devices

Rockwell Automation linking devices for FF H1 simplify troubleshooting while expanding PlantPAx system communication capabilities.
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Rockwell Automation: Industrial Ethernet switch features scalable managed switching capabilities

Built with Rockwell Automation and Cisco technology, the highly-scalable, compact-sized Allen-Bradley Stratix 5700 layer 2 managed industrial Ethernet switch meets a broad range of switching capabilities including entry-level, machine-builder applications and converged or IT-ready integrated user solutions.
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Rockwell Automation: I/O modules

Rockwell Automation’s new high-speed ControlLogix 24vdc I/O modules for its programmable automation controller (PAC) platform enable faster machine speeds in a wide range of discrete applications and improve system response time for high-speed sequential control applications.
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Rockwell Automation: EtherNet/IP-enabled servo

The Allen-Bradley Kinetix 350 single-axis EtherNet/IP servo drive from Rockwell Automation can lower the cost to deploy integrated motion on low-axis machines found in applications such as indexing tables, process skids, case packers, erectors, and packaging.
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Rockwell Automation: On-machine motor controllers

The Allen-Bradley ArmorStart LT distributed on-machine motor controllers from Rockwell Automation provide simplified installation and space savings for machine builders.
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Rockwell Automation: Programmable Automation Controllers for basic to high-performance process and motion applications

Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley ControlLogix 5570 Series PACs, which include the ControlLogix 5571, 5572, 5572S, 5573, 5573S, 5574 and 5575 controllers, feature enhanced process, motion, safety and information capabilities, leverage a common design environment and networking of the Rockwell Automation Integrated Architecture system.
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Rockwell Automation: Micro-level controller family

The Allen-Bradley Micro800 PLC family from Rockwell Automation, together with the Connected Components Workbench software, is customizable, convenient, and easy to use, while providing control capability to nano- and micro-level controller applications.  
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Rockwell Automation: Stainless steel sensors

Two families of sensors from Rockwell Automation withstand high-pressure and high-temperature wash downs, while offering resistance to corrosion and damage caused by harsh cleansing agents.
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Rockwell Automation: 3 component servo drive

The Allen-Bradley Kinetix 3 component servo drive from Rockwell Automation, which comes in models as small as 50 watts, provides the flexibility to tailor axes to a machine’s actual power requirement to minimize system size and cost.
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Rockwell Automation: More flexibility for EtherNet/IP

Rockwell Automation’s portfolio of products and enhancements help provide high-performance, closed- and open-loop drive control using servo and variable frequency AC drives on EtherNet/IP. See them at PACK EXPO.
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Rockwell Automation: Controller-based batch and sequence manager

The PlantPAx Logix Batch and Sequence Manager from Rockwell Automation solves a wide range of local, controller-based batch and sequencing needs.
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Rockwell Automation: AC drives

Rockwell Automation has expanded the power range of its Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755 AC drives to 450 kW/700 Hp, providing users with a convenient roll-out design, increased application flexibility, ease of maintenance, and common control options to help reduce inventory and spare parts.
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Rockwell Automation: Servo drive integrates EtherNet/IP technology

Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley Kinetix 6500 servo drive leverages embedded EtherNet/IP technology for integrated motion control.
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Rockwell Automation: Solid-state overload relay

Rockwell Automation’s Allen Bradley Bulletin 193-EC5 E3 Plus solid-state overload relay features voltage protection and energy monitoring.
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Rockwell Automation: EtherNet/IP-enabled servo drive

The Allen-Bradley Kinetix 300 EtherNet/IP indexing servo drive from Rockwell Automation provides the ability to standardize on a single communication network for easier commissioning, configuration and startup.
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Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Tray loading system

Triangle’s high speed bowl and tray loading system is designed for HMR’s and microwaveable trays, whether the application is to fill the entire container or a targeted section.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Data transfer engine

ProSoft Technology’s new Message Manager (ILX56-MM) module is a multi-system data transfer engine that resides in a single slot of a Rockwell Automation ControlLogix chassis.
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Rockwell Automation: Safety light curtain line

Rockwell Automation has expanded its Allen-Bradley Guardmaster GuardShield safety light curtain line with the addition of three cost-effective options.
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Rockwell Automation: Safe-speed monitoring relay

Rockwell Automation offers Allen-Bradley’s Guardmaster Minotaur MSR57P dedicated safe-speed monitoring relay to allow personnel to enter hazardous areas while motion is present.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Re-engineered robot

ESS Technologies has re-engineered its V 30 vertical robotic case packer to incorporate automation controls from Rockwell Automation.
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Rockwell Automation: Controller

Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley MicroLogix 1400 controller provides end users and OEMs with a higher I/O count, faster high-speed counter and pulse train output (PTO), and improved network capabilities.
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Rockwell Automation: Software integrates plant-floor information

Rockwell Automation’s addition to its FactoryTalk Integrated Production and Performance Suite--FactoryTalk VantagePoint software--integrates data from multiple plant-floor information systems for a cohesive look at plant-floor operations.
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ARPAC LLC: ARPAC LLC: Wireless gains traction at PEI

FROM PACK EXPO 2008: Arpac displayed a wireless communications interface developed in conjunction with Rockwell Automation.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Upgraded control platform

Rockwell Automation has introduced the latest version of its Integrated Architecture production control and information software, with more than 30 new capabilities for end users and machine builders.
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Rockwell Automation: Enhanced management software

Rockwell Automation has expanded the application development capabilities of its FactoryTalk ProductionCentre software to help users more rapidly and cost-effectively build, deploy, and scale manufacturing production applications across multiple sites.
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Rockwell Automation: Servo drives

Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley Kinetix 2000 servo drives feature high precision and advanced control capabilities in lower power ranges, making them suitable for small packaging applications.
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Rockwell Automation: High-power motor

The new Allen-Bradley High-Power Kinetix motors from Rockwell Automation combine the efficiency of simple induction motors with the precision of servo motor technology.
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Rockwell Automation: Additional power ranges

The high precision and advanced control capabilities of Kinetix servo technology are now available in lower power ranges with the new Allen-Bradley Kinetix 2000 servo drives from Rockwell Automation.
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Rockwell Automation: Robot control

Kinematics Robot Control from Rockwell Automation allows an Allen-Bradley ControlLogix programmable automation controller to execute multi-axes robot control while eliminating the additional controllers, software, and special function blocks typically needed when incorporating a robot into a packaging application.
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Rockwell Automation: Handheld terminal

The new Allen-Bradley GuardPLC handheld terminal from Rockwell Automation helps maintenance workers program and configure Allen-Bradley GuardPLC safety controllers and I/O modules without the hassle of brining a personal computer to the plant floor.
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Rockwell Automation: Push-Button Enclosures

The new, 30.5-mm, yellow Allen-Bradley800H push-button plastic enclosures are an addition to Rockwell Automation's line of definite-purpose style enclosures.
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Rockwell Automation: Reduced Programming Time

Rockwell Automation has introduced a new feature to its Rockwell Software RSLogix programming environment that eliminates manual configuration typically associated with adding DeviceNet products to a Logix-based control system.
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Rockwell Automation: Expanded Power Ranges

Rockwell Automation has expanded its family of servo drives with the new Allen-Bradley Kinetix 7000 drive. With continuous output power of 22 to 250 kW, the new, high-power servo drive seamlessly integrates Allen-Bradley Logix controllers, servo motors, and actuators to create flexible machine design.
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Rockwell Automation: Compact control

Offering performance and cost efficiency, the new Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 1768-L43 controller from Rockwell Automation controls as many as 4 axes of motion.
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Rockwell Automation: Software for wireless connectivity

Rockwell Automation offers its Pocket DriveExplorer software that enables users of Allen-Bradley PowerFlex AC drives and legacy SCANport-enabled Allen-Bradley drives to wirelessly program, troubleshoot, and monitor their drives using a hand-held PC.
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Rockwell Automation: Web tool kit

A new EWEB Toolkit from Rockwell Automation can help OEMs and end users capture data from their Logix-based controllers and monitor it over the Web in a single-screen view using a standard browser, such as Internet Explorer.
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Rockwell Automation: Safety scanner

Rockwell Automation offers its new Allen-Bradley DeviceNet Safety scanner and I/O that gives manufacturers the opportunity to place safety and standard devices on a single network, simplifying control system design in complex applications such as those found in the automotive, semiconductor, packaging, food, and beverage industries.
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Rockwell Automation: Safety scanner

Rockwell Automation offers its new Allen-Bradley DeviceNet Safety scanner and I/O that gives manufacturers the opportunity to place safety and standard devices on a single network, simplifying control system design in complex applications such as those found in the automotive, semiconductor, packaging, food, and beverage industries.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Controller/motion module

Rockwell Automation has introduced a new module that combines an Allen-Bradley® 1756-L6x family ControlLogix® controller with a Sercos interface™ motion module.
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Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: Schneider Electric ELAU Packaging Solutions: OMAC luncheon meeting

At the conclusion of the Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute’s PackOps Conference on June 30, all attendees and members of the packaging community are invited to a complimentary buffet luncheon at the Westin O’Hare hosted by the OMAC Packaging Workgroup (OPW).
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Rockwell Automation: Motor controller with sensorless vector drive

A new line of Allen-Bradley® ArmorStart™ distributed motor controllers from Rockwell Automation incorporates an Allen-Bradley PowerFlex® sensorless vector drive, providing precise speed and torque control to meet a range of applications.
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Rockwell Automation: Digital servo drive

Expanded power ranges and features in the Allen-Bradley Kinetix 6000 digital servo drive from Rockwell Automation is for machine builders needing increased servo drive power and functionality in a compact package.
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Rockwell Automation: Washdown AC drive

The Allen-Bradley® PowerFlex® 70 NEMA 4X AC drive from Rockwell Automation features a UL-listed and IP66-rated enclosure that protects against high-pressure water spray, corrosion, and cir-culating dust while conforming to National Sanitation Foundation standards for food equipment.
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Rockwell Automation: Interface converter

Rockwell Automation offers the new Universal Serial Bus (USB)-to-DH-485 interface converter that can enhance PLC-to-PC connectivity. Converter allows computers with USB ports to connect to DH-485 ports located on SLC 500, MicroLogix, and ControlLogix controllers, as well as PanelView terminals or 1747-AIC and 1761-NET-AIC isolators.
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Rockwell Automation: Food-grade servomotors

Rockwell Automation’s Allen-Bradley MPF servo motors are designed specifically for the harsh environments of food and beverage packaging applications. Available with 14 to 173 in-lb torque, the units have noncorrosive food-grade fasteners and coatings for extended performance.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Hf/f/s pouching system

New hf/f/s pouching system from Advantage Control Systems, in conjunction with Southern Packaging Machinery, comes with 3 servo motors and an Allen-Bradley Contrologix processor from Rockwell Automation.
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Rockwell Automation: Pre-engineered motor starter

The new Allen-Bradley® ArmorStart™ distributed starter from Rockwell Automation is a preconfigured combination starter that requires no additional enclosures and offers modular, plug-and-play design for fast, reliable installation.
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Rockwell Automation: Ethernet interface module

Rockwell Automation offers its Ethernet interface module to network MicroLogix™ and CompactLogix™ controllers. The Ethernet Networking Interface module, called 1761-NET-ENI Series B, has several data-handling improvements, including more buffering capacity and additional message queuing, which increases communication speeds and provides higher throughput rates.
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Rockwell Automation: AC drive with vector control helpers

The Allen-Bradley® PowerFlex™ 700 AC drive with vector control helpers from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) helps users meet the tight torque and speed regulation requirements of some of industrial automation’s most challenging motor control applications, company says.
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SICK, Inc: SICK, Inc: SICK, Inc: Open safety network

Sick (Minneapolis, MN), Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI), and Omron Corp. (Schaumburg, IL) are collaborating on the development of an open protocol for safety communications.
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Rockwell Automation: AC drive/embedded controller

Rockwell Automation’s (Milwaukee, WI) Allen-Bradley PowerFlex™ 700S AC drive is said to provide an industry-first embedded standard controller option.
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Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Triangle Package Machinery Co.: Triangle takes cartoner to a new platform

A new intermittent cartoner from Triangle has a smaller footprint and higher speeds enabled by integrated, digital servo motion control.
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Sig Doboy Inc: Sig Doboy Inc: Sig Doboy Inc: Horizontal wrapper

The Linium 611 high-speed horizontal wrapper from SIG Doboy (New Richmond, WI) incorporates Rockwell Automation's ControlLogix system, which has a pre-programmable setup for up to 20 products.
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Rockwell Automation: Message displays

Rockwell Automation (Bloomington, MN) has enhanced its Allen-Bradley InView™ line of message displays with new DeviceNet™ and Ethernet network communication modules.
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Nordson Corporation: Nordson Corporation: Nordson Corporation: Case packer

The Freedom Series case packer from T.A.D. Packaging Machinery (Rancho Cucamonga, CA) is equipped with a stainless-steel tubular frame and a balcony design drive system.
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Rockwell Automation: Equipment monitoring capabilities

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) has announced that its Enshare™ condition-based monitoring software now can exchange real-time information with Maximo® computerized maintenance-management software from MRO Software.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Integrated motion control

In response to packaging OEM and end-user demands for integrated motion control, the Allen-Bradley Kinetix™6000 servo drive from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) is designed to make wiring, programming, operation, and diagnostics faster and easier.
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Rockwell Automation: Portable, wireless HMIs

The Allen-Bradley MobileView portable, wireless human-machine interface (HMI) devices from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) can be used while moving around a machine, down a production line, or throughout an entire plant for greater worker and plant productivity.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Controls improve vf/f/s operations

Bosch Packaging (Bridgman, MI) adds controls and servomotor drives from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) to Model SVE 2510 vf/f/s machines. With Allen-Bradley ControlLogix™ networking onboard, the improvement allows users to customize and adjust the continuous-motion machine’s settings quickly and precisely.
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FEMC: FEMC: Piston fillers sport HMI

FEMC (Bedford Heights, OH) piston fillers are now equipped with Allen-Bradley programmable logic controllers and interfaces from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) that control nearly every aspect of the filler’s operation.
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Rockwell Automation: Vibration analysis tool

Rockwell Automation’s (Milwaukee, WI) Entek ViSTeC™ handheld data collector provides maintenance personnel with a lightweight and cost-effective tool for monitoring vibration levels on machinery.
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Rockwell Automation: AC motors brochure

Rockwell Automation (Greenville, SC) has published a brochure describing Reliance® variable speed AC motors. Brochure features 1/3 to 2귔 hp inverter-duty motors.
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Sigpack Systems Div., a Bosch Packaging Technology Co.: Sigpack Systems Div., a Bosch Packaging Technology Co.: Robotic top-load cartoner

The SIGTTL top-load cartoner from Sig Pack Systems (Beringen, Switzerland) is equipped with new control technology, ControlLogix™, from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI).
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ProSys Innovative Packaging Equip.: ProSys Innovative Packaging Equip.: Servos speed aerosol filler

roSys Innovative Packaging Equipment (Webb City, MO) has designed a servo-controlled filler for a customer for filling a viscous sealant into a can that’s then pressurized.
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Rockwell Automation: Single-axis digital drives

Allen-Bradley Ultra3000® single-axis digital servo drives from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) store up to 64 configurable indexes that can be incremental distance moves, absolute position moves, or sensor-based motion moves.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Glossary of motor terms

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) has compiled a glossary of motor terminology. Definitions of axial thrust, capacitor, and 216 other terms provide a refresher for experienced motor users and a primer for beginners.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Ball bearings literature

Rockwell Automation (Greenville, SC) has published a new brochure highlighting its Dodge E-Z- Kleen ball bearings line for the food processing industry.
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Oystar Jones: Oystar Jones: Oystar Jones: Coors installs multipacker

Golden, Co-based Coors recently installed a maxim™ Multi-packer from R.A. Jones (Cincinnati, OH) for packing cans in carton sleeves. The multipacker is run by a Giddings & Lewis (Fon du Lac, WI) motion controller integrated with an Allen-Bradley PLC from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI).
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Rockwell Automation: Brushless servo motors

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) introduced the Allen-Bradley MP-Series high-performance brushless servo motors. Aimed to give machine builders high-torque motors with reduced footprints for use in smaller machines, the motors accelerate and decelerate quickly.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Motor line

Rockwell Automation (Greenville, SC) has published a brochure describing the Reliance Electric Sabre motor line. The 4-page, 4-color brochure shows photographs and diagrams of notable motor features.
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Rockwell Automation: Proximity sensors

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) introduces two new Allen-Bradley WorldProx inductive proximity sensors designed to address more diverse applications.
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Rockwell Automation: Multi-axis drive systems

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) has released the Allen-Bradley 1394 multi-axis drive systems with a SERCOS fiber-optic interface for use with Control– Logix PLC with em-bedded motion.
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Rockwell Automation: Belt-drive system

A new brochure featuring the Dodge HT200 Synchronous Belt- Drive System has been published by Rockwell Automation (Greenville, SC). The 4-page, color brochure highlights the features of the system, including positive, no-slip drive, lubrication-free operation, corrosion resistance, no backlash and abrasion resistance.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: PLC control system

Designed for use in the liquid packaging industry, Elf Machinery’s (La Porte, IN) variable-speed, start/stop pump filler has an Allen-Bradley PLC control system from Rockwell Automation with an integrated touch-screen.
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Rockwell Automation: Gearmotors and reducers

Rockwell Automation (Greenville, SC) has released a brochure detailing the Dodge Quantis In Line Helical, Motorized Shaft-Mount, and Right Angle Helical-Bevel gearmotors and reducers.
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Rockwell Automation: Stack lights

From Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) comes Allen-Bradley 855T Series B Stack Lights, suited for environments that are wet, dirty and corrosive.
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Rockwell Automation: Enclosed monitor

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) has introduced the Allen-Bradley RAC6188™ operator station enclosure, the first product in a family of integrated operator interface solutions.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: AC motors

Rockwell Automation (Greenville, SC) has released a brochure on the Reliance Electric washdown duty AC motors for severe wet and corrosive environments.
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Rockwell Automation: Fieldbus Q & A

The Web site of Rockwell Automation Networks Market Development (Mayfield Heights, OH) includes a question-and-answer format detailing fieldbus (www.ab.com/networks/qa.html).
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Rockwell Automation: CD-ROM catalog

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) has introduced a CD-ROM reference tool that provides information on Allen-Bradley and Rockwell products. Combines thousands of pages of paper catalogs into a single format.
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Rockwell Automation: Photoelectric sensor

The ColorSight Series 9000 photoelectric sensor from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) can identify colors and sort packages accordingly as they pass on a conveyor.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Industrial motors catalog

Rockwell Automation (Greenville, SC) has published the new Reliance Electric Industrial Motors Catalog for 2000. The 262-page catalog has been expanded to include standard products and the modification options available to them.
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Rockwell Automation: Allen-Bradley Ethernet I/O

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) permits real-time control capabilities using a non-proprietary version of Ethernet. Allen-Bradley 1756 ControlLogix™ I/O solution is based on industry-standard TCP and UDP protocols.
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Rockwell Automation: Food processing brochure

From Rockwell Automation (Greenville, SC) comes a 6-page color brochure. Targets baking, brewing, confectionery, meat, snack and beverage applications.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: USDA-approved AC motor

Rockwell Automation-Dodge/Reliance (Greenville, SC) is extending its Reliance Electric® line with the Easy Clean(TM) AC motor. Suitable for the food industry, the Easy Clean offers zinc chromate-plated hardware that provides corrosion protection and USDA-approved white, epoxy paint finish.
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Rockwell Automation: Operator interface device

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.
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Rockwell Automation: Ethernet data collector

The DataMyte 953 data collector from Rockwell Automation's DataMyte Div. (Minnetonka, MN) is now available with Ethernet connectivity, among other options.
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Rockwell Automation: Sensor publication

Sensors Today, a new publication from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI), features the latest developments in Allen-Bradley presence-sensing technology.
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Rockwell Automation: Smart power system

The new Allen-Bradley/Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) Smart Power micro-controller works together with a machine's motion and axis micro controllers.
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Rockwell Automation: Machine vision system

The Allen-Bradley Optix(TM) machine vision system from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) runs the vision program independently of the PC's processor, allowing operation of other pro-grams running concurrently on the computer.
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Rockwell Automation: I/O trends white paper

A white paper on trends in control system I/O is available from Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley (Milwaukee, WI). Provides a basic understanding of what I/O is and a brief summary of the evolution of control system I/O.
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Rockwell Automation: Ethernet in manufacturing

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) is offering a white paper that is said to provide a non-commercial look at how Ethernet networks are being implemented in manufacturing environments today and in the future.
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Rockwell Automation: Bar-code reader

Rockwell Automation/Allen- Bradley (Milwaukee, WI) has introduced a new 2-D Fixed-Mount PDF 417 bar-code reader that can scan and decode both linear (1-D) and PDF 417 2-D bar codes, providing end-users with more bar-code scanning options.
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Rockwell Automation: Operator interface brochures

Two new brochures from Rockwell Automation (Bloomington, MN) provide an overview of Allen-Bradley operator interface and industrial computers solutions.
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Rockwell Automation: PC-based control software

Think & Do Software (Ann Arbor, MI) now offers two versions of its PC-based flowchart control software. Version 4.1 for Windows NT allows users to run control logic and HMI software applications on a single PC.
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Rockwell Automation: Rockwell Automation: Indexing servo drives

Rockwell Automation/Electro-Craft (Eden Prairie, MN) has added indexing functionality to its BRU-Series Advantage Line family of digital servo drives.
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Rockwell Automation: Machine vision software

Color Blister-Pak(TM) AO3 is updated Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley (Bloomington, MN) software that runs on A-B's Color Configurable Vision Input Module.