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Web-based visualization software
Controls Product Brief
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Pilz: Web-based visualization software

Web-based visualization software PASvisu is a high-performance yet simple to use package for operating and monitoring; it was designed as a platform-independent visualization package based on the latest web technologies such as HTML 5, CSS3 and JavaScript.
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IO-Link Master DR-8-EIP
Controls Product Brief
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Comtrol: IO-link master

Comtrol Corporation announced the release of the IO-Link Master DR-8-EIP for industrial IO-Link sensor and actuator connectivity.
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Efficient motion control system
Controls Product Brief
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Siemens: Efficient motion control system

Siemens has updated its Simotion motion control system to version 4.4, offering users many new functions that make the engineering of motion control projects even easier and more efficient; applications such as packaging, can be quickly, easily and efficiently engineered, configured and commissioned through the Siemens TIA Portal.
Durable, low cost valves
Controls Product Brief
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Festo: Durable, low cost valves

Festo has debuted the VS series of piston-spool solenoid and pneumatic valves and valve manifolds; these individually wired valves are designed to give years of dependable service while helping OEMs lower the costs of acquisition, assembly, and inventory.
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OEE on the docket at PACK EXPO East

OEE provides visibility into your operation, helping you to produce more with your existing equipment and prevent unplanned equipment downtime.
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Machine Product Brief
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New No Drip Siphon Fed Atomizing Nozzles positively stop liquid flow

Siphon Fed Atomizing Spray Nozzles require no liquid pressure and can be used with gravity fed liquids or lift liquids from a siphon height as much as 36 inches (91cm). Siphon fed nozzles can be used on liquids up to 200 centipoise. The new No Drip Siphon Fed Atomizing Spray Nozzles work in the same way our standard atomizing nozzles do, but have the added benefit of positively stopping liquid flow when compressed air is shut off.
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 Industrial server with 12, 24, and 36 core options
Controls Product Brief
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Beckhoff Automation: Industrial server with 12, 24, and 36 core options

Beckhoff Automation has introduced an industrial server product line that enables many-core machine control; this top-performance PC-based solution can be equipped with 12, 24, or 36 processor cores, and its memory can be expanded from 64 GB up to 2 TB.
Parker Automation Controller (PAC)
Controls Product Brief
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Parker: High-performance automation controller

Parker’s Electromechanical Automation Division launches the Parker Automation Controller (PAC).
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Beckhoff's booth at WestPack 2015 illustrates the possibilities of Industry 4.0
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Industry 4.0 at WestPack

The sometimes the vague concept known as Industry 4.0/Industrial Internet of Things was a subject of discussion at more than one booth at WestPack and Automation Technology West, held in Anaheim Feb. 10-12; but there was nothing vague about the conversations to be had at these booths.
Multi-touch widescreen HD displays
Controls Product Brief
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B&R Industrial: Multi-touch widescreen HD displays

Multi-touch widescreen panels from B&R Industrial are available in sizes ranging from 18.5 in. to 24 in. with either HD ready or full HD resolution; the larger displays and higher resolution make it possible to include even more information on each screen.
Swing arm systems
Controls Product Brief
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B&R Industrial: Swing arm systems

These fully enclosed panels are available in a wide range of variants and feature IP65 protection, allowing them to be placed optimally on machines.
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Robot controller software
Controls Product Brief
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ABB Robotics: Robot controller software

RobotWare 6 from ABB Robotics offers manufacturers greater flexibility and reliability, with an extensive toolbox for developers and broad communications capabilities; the enhancements improve the programming and control of robotic systems and equipment, without sacrificing motion control and safety.
Sleek and compact. The sleek, hygienic design of the RoboLoader (shown) is complemented by the compact, multi-axis servo drives
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Simplifying the integration of machine and robotic control

This robotic case packer has a sleek, hygienic design that appeals to producers of packaged salads. But it’s the controls package that brings the most tangible benefits.
JC1STP Teachable 2 Position Switch Mounting Kit for PHD’s Series 8400 and Series 190/191 Grippers
Machine Product Brief
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PHD: Switches for grippers provide more sensing capability

Able to sense up to four jaw positions throughout the jaw travel, the JC1STP Teachable 2 Position Switch Mounting Kit for PHD’s Series 8400 and Series 190/191 Grippers provide the switch plate with slots for either one or two Series JC1STP Switches to mount to the bottom surface of the grippers.
AM801x and AM811x servomotors with flange size F1 enable the implementation of extremely compact, yet highly dynamic servo solut
Controls Product Brief
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Beckhoff: Compact servomotors

Offering a low rotor moment of inertia as well as quadruple overload capacity, Beckhoff Automation’s AM801x and AM811x servomotors (which have been added to its AM8000 servomotor series) feature F1 flange size with a 40 mm edge length to provide high levels of motion dynamics in the smallest installation spaces.

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