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Cloud to Glass: software enables machine data gathering and control
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Cloud to Glass: software enables machine data gathering and control

Beckhoff's TwinCAT software now enables a machine to communicate from its PLC control to an Amazon Cloud server, back down to a Google Glass "wearable" HMI that operators can use to control the machine, receive operational notifications, and gather data.
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Controls Product Brief
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Portescap: Brushless slotless motor

Portescap introduces the newest addition to its Ultra EC™ mini motor platform - the 16 ECH brushless motor, designed specifically to provide an economic motor solution for high performance applications.
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Sysmac Machine Automation Controller with Delta robot
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Sysmac Machine Automation Controller with Delta robot

See what integrated machine control, robotic control, vision and safety look like in this video of Omron's Sysmac Machine Automation Controller mated to a Delta robot for high-speed part orientation, discrimination and matching with instantaneous communication to an EtherCat network.
Controls Product Brief
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Schneider Electric Motion: Circular connectors on motors

Schneider Electric Motion’s Lexium MDrive products are expanded with the release of CANopen with M12 circular connectors on NEMA motor sizes 23 & 34.
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Automation PC 2100
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B&R: Controller and PC in one compact housing

Able to be used simultaneously as a high-performance industrial controller as well as a PC for sophisticated HMI applications, the new Automation PC 2100 from B&R can run Automation Runtime and Windows at the same time using Intel Atom multi-core processing technology.
Sophisticated control over fluid pumping
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Sophisticated control over fluid pumping

Ingersoll-Rand's ARO fluid products provided this dynamic demo showing electronic controls and air-operated, double-diaphragm pumping simplify the accurate delivery of fluid to drums or other containers, adding capabilities to incorporate inputs for temperature and other factors.
Machine Product Brief
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Bimba: Multipurpose parallel and angular grippers

Bimba Manufacturing Co. and its subsidiary Mead Fluid Dynamics added extruded pneumatic parallel and angular grippers to its full line of MFD products.
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Controls Product Brief
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EMX Industries: Phosphorescence sensors for industrial automation

The new UVX-300P Phosphorescence Sensor reliably detects the presence of phosphorescent materials and pigments that are difficult to measure with traditional sensors.
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Controls Product Brief
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AutomationDirect: Submersible level transmitters

Designed to provide liquid level measurement by continually sensing hydrostatic pressure produced by the height of liquid above the sensor, AutomationDirect’s ProSense SLT series submersible level transmitters is available in two styles: the SLT1 with 1-in diameter housing and a ported bullet nose cap for protection of the sensor diaphragm; and the SLT2 with 2.75 in diameter PTFE flexible diaphragm surrounded by a 316 stainless steel non-fouling protective cage.
Compact and space saving – Pester monoblock case packer/palletizer
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Compact and space saving – Pester monoblock case packer/palletizer

PEWO-form SLP2 Compact - monoblock case packer/palletizer with minimum space requirements of 90 sqft, with company-developed robots for flexible case packing and palletizing applications. Fast change-over time by means of 23 menu-controlled servo-axes and pallet change without machine downtime, unit has a full complement of safety features, ready for track & trace integration.
Robotic case packer for pouches
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Robotic case packer for pouches

The MSP-200 from Delkor is a mid-speed case packing system for pouches that loads Delkor Cabrio cases as well as other case styles by deploying two Fanuc robots. One robot aligns pouches while the other one picks them and inserts them into cases.
Industrial computer is built for machine vision
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Industrial computer is built for machine vision

Matrox 4Sight GPm is an industrial computer built for machine vision on the factory floor. It has displayed inspection the front and back panels, and lid, of a breath mints box. Unit features a fanless design with multiple ports for GigE Vision and USB3 Vision. Powered by a mobile-class embedded 3rd generation Intel Core processor, system has what it takes to cost-effectively handle typical multi-camera package inspections.
Vertical lifting in electrical-free environments
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Vertical lifting in electrical-free environments

Lift vertical, heavy loads of 1 to 20 tons in environments that disallow electrical, such as dipping into and out of acids, with Candy Controls' screwjacks.
Directionally sort at any angle
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Directionally sort at any angle

Intralox displays a handful of innovations, including the OMNI-DIRECTIONAL Sorter (ODS) which allows products to directionally sort at virtually any angle.
Controls Product Brief
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NK Technologies: Current transducers

NK Technologies solid-core case ATH Series Current Transducers with Time Integration now accommodate 120 VAC power supplies for use in heater monitoring applications.
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