Archive | June, 2014

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3:44 pm
June 30, 2014
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New Line of Large, Energy-Efficient Motors for High-Torque Industrial Applications

Baldor Electric Co. has introduced a new line of energy-efficient, large AC – GPM Induction Motors. Used in high-torque industrial applications, including pumps, fans, conveyors and compressors, the product line is available in stock ratings 250 – 1000 HP, 2300/4000 Volt, totally enclosed (TEFC), fan-cooled, foot mounted designs. Features and benefits of the stock-motor lineup include: Cast iron […]

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3:06 pm
June 28, 2014
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Increased Flexibility in Power Transmission with High-Protection Cable & Hose Carriers

U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission, LLC, has introduced TKA Series Cable & Hose Carriers, the newest product family from TSUBAKI KABELSCHLEPP. According to the manufacturer, TKA Series Cable Carriers are especially tight, which allows them to better protect cables from dirt, chips and circulating spray water and prevent the ingress of coolants and lubricants. With their enclosed stroke system and pin-hole joint, […]

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3:19 am
June 26, 2014
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Expanded Lineup of Concentric Reducers for Heavy-Industry Applications

Baldor Electric Company has introduced an expanded line of heavy-duty concentric reducers in a full range of nine sizes, from 9800 in-lb. to 575,000 in-lb., and ratios from 2.25 to 194.6:1. According to the Baldor-Dodge Gearing Group, its Dodge Maxum XTR family of reducers is suited to use in grain, bulk-materials, steel, paper, wastewater and other heavy-industry applications where reliability […]

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2:11 am
June 26, 2014
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Easily Configure, Monitor and Troubleshoot FOUNDATION Fieldbus Devices

Emerson Process Management has released Version 3 of the USB Fieldbus Interface, providing users with an easy way to configure, monitor and troubleshoot FOUNDATION fieldbus devices in the field or the instrument shop. The USB Fieldbus Interface provides multiple options for commissioning and configuring FOUNDATION fieldbus devices. The devices can be commissioned, decommissioned and assigned device tags […]

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10:16 pm
June 24, 2014
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Save Time and Effort through Upgraded CMMS Accessibility and Functionality

Smartware Group, Inc., has announced  a major upgrade of its Bigfoot Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS). Among the new features and enhancements is a streamlined user interface that matches how individuals view, scan and interact with the software on any size of screen, including computers, smartphones, tablets and iPads. This interface also allows access to all functions by scrolling down a single […]

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8:58 pm
June 24, 2014
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Disney, Water Treatment and More at Siemens Automation Summit

By Gary Mintchell Siemens US held its Automation Summit June 24-26 in Orlando. Anton Huber, Siemens AG CEO of the Industry Automation Division discussed the digital revolution and Industry 4.0. Amid the challenges of accelerating time to market, competitive pressure to continuously reduce costs, and attaining higher levels of quality the complexity of manufacturing increases. […]

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7:49 pm
June 24, 2014
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Mobile Solution Allows Secure Operator Interfaces with Automation Systems from Anywhere

Opto 22 has introduced a new groov Box (GROOV-AR1) that hosts the company’s groov mobile operator interfaces for virtually any automation system. Users connect their automation system to groov, then connect authorized mobile devices to groov via either a Web browser or app interface. This allows each device to interact with the automation system in […]

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4:17 pm
June 23, 2014
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Easy-to-Use Voltage/Continuity Testers Boost Troubleshooter Accuracy on Electrical Systems

Milwaukee Tool has expanded its Test & Measurement portfolio with two new Auto Voltage/Continuity Testers. Combining the simplicity of a traditional voltage/continuity tester with the digital read-out capabilities of higher-functionality meters, they let users accurately troubleshoot common electrical issues with ease in increasingly diverse electrical systems. According to the manufacturer, while traditional testers only indicate broad voltage ranges that mask electrical issues […]

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