Beckhoff expands ultra-compact industrial PC series with the new C6030

Beckhoff today announced the release of a new, ultra-compact Industrial PC (IPC), the C6030.With highly flexible application options, the new series of space-saving Beckhoff IPCs that first launched with the C6015 has proven to be extremely successful in the marketplace. With the addition of the new C6030 IPC, the advantages of dramatically reduced space requirements,

Bulgin introduces the M-Series – a diverse range of industrial automation connectors

Designed to decrease downtime and increase production efficiency, the new M-Series range of circular connectors from Bulgin provides reliable and uncompromised data, signal and power transmissions for industrial automation systems in harsh environments. Featuring an M-style threaded locking nut, the M-Series offers an extensive choice of robust industry standard interconnect solutions for automation and control

Advantech’s EN50121-4 Complaint Computer Platforms

Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group announces the release of a comprehensive series of EN50121-4 compliant computer platforms for railway signaling and integrated Supervisory Control Systems (ISCS). ISCS systems facilitate integrated, centralized, and local control as well as administration of all electrical and mechanical subsystems. Railway signaling systems include interlocking, signals, points, blocks, train control, and other

New Website Offers Better Ways to Improve Efficiency and Safety

EXAIR.com is the new digital home of Intelligent Compressed Air products for industry. EXAIRs new website has improved the product selection process by providing descriptions immediately from the homepage. An improved account management and ordering process streamlines access to historical orders, allows one click repeat orders and eases editing of your information. This website is

Advantech Launches Solution-Ready Platform Series

Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group announced the launch of its SRP-FPV240 series of application-oriented solution-ready platforms. With the arrival of Industry 4.0 and the resulting trend for increased automation and data communication in manufacturing; technology solutions that can centralize management and streamline data visualization have become essential. To address the need, Advantech created its SRP-FPV240 solutions

More Beckhoff PC-based Controllers Earn Microsoft Azure Certification

Ultra-compact C6015 Industrial PC and DIN rail mounted CX5140 Embedded PC are now Azure™ Certified To provide plants, factories and machine builders with even more system-integrated solutions for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Beckhoff Automation has announced Microsoft Azure™ certification for the C6015 Industrial PC (IPC) and CX5140 Embedded PC. All certified devices from Beckhoff

Advantech’s Latest NVMe Servers and Storage Solutions

Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group is announced the launch of a new series of NVMe servers and storage solutions in 1U to 4U form-factors that fulfill today’s industrial server requirements for high performance storage applications. Industrial servers differ from general servers and require special consideration for the varied environments they are found in such as transportation,

Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s All-in-One Ethernet Drives Now Offer Ethernet Connectivity as a Standard Feature

In a move to give plant managers and engineering managers an edge in the highly competitive manufacturing market, Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc., announced the introduction of Ethernet-connected versions of its popular FR-A800 and FR-F800 Series variable frequency drives (VFDs). The new FR-A800- E and FR-F800- E VFDs provide Ethernet connectivity as a standard feature, allowing

Advantech Launches High-Performance Scalable Fanless Control Cabinet PCs

Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group is pleased to announce the launch of the UNO-3283G and UNO-3285G high-performance fanless control cabinet PCs. Equipped with a 6th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, Intel QM170 PCH chipset, rich I/O including six USB 3.0, two GigaLAN, two RS-232/422/485, and one RS-422/485 (pin header) ports, as well as DVI-I and HDMI

Enhanced DirectLOGIC DL405 PLC CPUs added by AutomationDirect

AutomationDirect has added two new feature-enhanced CPUs to its DirectLOGIC DL405 programmable logic controller product line. The D4-454 and D4-454DC-1 provide all the capabilities of the D4-430, D4-440 and D4-450 CPUs, using updated microprocessor technology allowing the D4-454 to be the CPU of choice for the DL405 family. Both D4-454 CPUs include a built-in power

New EtherCAT board enhances data gathering capability of HARTING’s MICA mini industrial computer

HARTING’s Mini-Industrial-Computer MICA®, winner of the prestigious 2016 HERMES Award for industrial innovation, now is available with an EtherCAT board, allowing data to be collected directly from industrial production networks, preprocessed and forwarded to IT systems via standard protocols such as OPC UA or MQTT. Thanks to MICA®s modular hardware concept, which allows users to

Advantech Launches High Performance Compact Fanless IPC with Intel 6th/7th Generation Core i Socket Type Platform

Advantech’s IIoT Automation Group is pleased to announce the launch of the MIC-7700 high performance, fanless IPC with the latest Intel® Core i socket-type CPU. The MIC-7700 provides flexible expansion capability and excellent computing through the i socket type processor, DDR4 memory, optional I/O modules and unique Advantech i-module products. Together, these will satisfy applications

Teledyne DALSA Expands its Xtium frame grabber series with new CoaXPress model

Teledyne DALSA announced the expansion of its Xtium series with a new half-length CoaXPress frame grabber. Teledyne DALSA frame grabbers combine industry-leading performance and feature sets, great value, and extensive camera support. The Xtium-CXP PX8 is fully supported by Sapera™ LT SDK and Teledyne DALSA’s Trigger-to-Image-Reliability™ platform. Like other models within the series, the Xtium-CXP

ecom instruments: The Rise of Mobile Apps in Hazardous-Area Industry

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connects people, machines, plants, logistics, products, processes, and systems. Mobile devices and smart HMI systems form the cornerstone of this new industrial age. But the real advantage of digital and mobile solutions emerges from the integration of mobile applications into industrial processes. With its intrinsically safe mobile devices, ecom

PC + Controller in One Compact Package!

Trio’s PC-MCAT 64 is an innovative “Motion + PC Solution”. A powerful quad core Intel processor is used to drive both a high performance motion and machine controller, and a compact PC that can run user applications under Windows. Run up to 64 axes of EtherCAT motion, Trio’s new Flexslice of I/O, plus any compatible

Ultra-compact C6015 IPC from Beckhoff Offers Extreme Space-savings and Flexibility

Beckhoff Automation introduced a new standard in ultra-compact Industrial PC technology at the SPS IPC Drives 2016 trade show in Nuremberg, Germany. The new C6015 Industrial PC (IPC) opens up new application areas for PC-based control technology, especially those with pronounced cost or space restraints. Fully suited to industrial applications, the multi-core IPC measures just

New, Square Ceramic Surface Mount Quick Acting Fuse Series

Bel Fuse Inc., a global manufacturer of standard glass and ceramic cartridge fuses including axial leaded board mounted options, announced the expansion of Bel Fuse Circuit Protection square ceramic surface mount quick acting fuse series, Type 0679L. The fully automated 0679L Series will replace Bel’s Type SSQ Series, offering more competitive pricing. DigiKey ElectronicsBoth, the

Beckhoff Automation introduces Compact CX8190 Embedded PCs

With the introduction of the new CX81xx Embedded PC series from Beckhoff, small controllers now offer significantly increased computing power. The CX8190 for Ethernet communication is the first device in the series and is also the first PC-based controller in an ultra-compact “Bus Coupler format” for TwinCAT 3 automation software. The 32-bit, 600 MHz ARM

Avnet introduces Industrial IoT Starter Kit to streamline smart device and cloud development

Avnet, a global technology distributor, introduced the Avnet MicroZed Industrial IoT Starter Kit, an out-of-the-box system, backed by industry solutions from IBM, Wind River and Xilinx, designed to simplify customers’ prototype and development efforts, while providing an easy and quick transition to production. The MicroZed Industrial IoT Starter Kit builds on Avnet’s commitment to support

HD Ultra Slim Multi-Touch Monitor targets industrial uses

Advantech’s IIoT iAutomation Group is pleased to announce the release of the IDS-3118W, an 18.5” multi-touch open frame touch monitor. The IDW-3118W is specifically designed to meet “end users’ needs” in terms of ID design, operating interface, and installation. The product features a wide viewing area (16:9), a more intuitive operating interface with P-cap touch

Advantech launches modular control IPC

Advantech’s Industrial Automation Group is pleased to announce the APAX-5580 Control IPC with a wealth of communication ports such as GbE, USB 3.0, mPCIe, serial ports as well as the option to choose your processor. The APAX-5580 is a PC-based control platform with comprehensive I/O modules, communication ports, and control software. It is particularly designed

New Beckhoff industrial PC hardware delivers multi-core performance at a lower cost

The entry-level of the Beckhoff Industrial PC (IPC) portfolio has been expanded with two new devices: the C6905 Control Cabinet PC and the CP6706 7-inch Built-in Panel PC, each offering higher computing power than previous entry-level devices. Equipped with a powerful Intel Atom CPU with up to four processor cores, these compact devices are particularly

Advantech Launches Industrial IoT Gateway for Cloud Applications

Advantech’s Industrial Automation Group is pleased to announce the UNO-1252G industrial computer designed to act as a gateway for industrial applications. As small as a micro-sized PLC, the UNO-1252G is only 10cm high and DIN-rail mountable. It comes with a low power Intel® Quark processor which only uses 10 watts but powerful enough to perform

Advantech launches new low power consuming panel PC

Advantech’s Industrial Automation Group introduces the TPC-1751T, a 17” Panel PC with the latest Intel Atom E3827 1.75 GHz processor. The TPC-1751T is a true flat screen with a multitude of I/O ports while being able to operate in a wide range of applications. The “true flat screen” and seamless design provides easier maintenance and

Siemens Sinamics drive family features integrated web server

Siemens announces the enhancement of its popular Sinamics® S120 drive system with an integrated web server to facilitate more efficient diagnostic and maintenance functionality for end-users, integrators and system designers alike.  With this drive improvement, a user may access the Sinamics S120 with any PC with a browser capable of internet connectivity through a standard