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5:28 pm
October 12, 2015
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Rockwell Automation Introduces Arc-Resistant, Medium-Voltage PowerFlex 7000 Regenerative Drive System

Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee) has introduced what it says is “industry’s first 50-kA, arc-resistant medium-voltage drive featuring full regeneration capabilities.” Combined with an integrated arc-resistant Allen-Bradley CENTERLINE starter, the new PowerFlex 7000 drive system with ArcShield technology provides a fully integrated, arc-resistant starter-and-drive system. According to the manufacturer, ArcShield technology redirects hazardous energy and gases created from an arc-flash event […]

4:06 pm
October 9, 2015
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AutomationDirect G-Series ISO Pneumatic Air Cylinders Interchange with Other Popular Brands

Cumming, GA-based AutomationDirect has announced that its NITRA pneumatic product line now includes G-Series double-acting air cylinders for use in product packaging, food processing, and other high-speed manufacturing applications. According to the company, these pneumatic air cylinders have an operating pressure of a 145 psi and are interchangeable with other popular brands. Developed with a fully metric design to […]

2:04 pm
October 7, 2015
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Rexroth Enhances Its North American ‘GoTo’ Focused Delivery Program for Drives and Controls

Rexroth (Charlotte, NC), has updated its North American GoTo Focused Delivery Program to reflect additions across all product lines and shorter lead times. According to the company, the program now covers over 4,000 products, 98% of which are available to ship in 10 days or less. With these enhancements, the company said, its customers in the United States, Canada, and Mexico will be able to benefit […]

1:06 pm
October 5, 2015
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Fluke Connect Student Contest Set to Reward Real-World Innovations

Fluke Corp. (Everett, WA) invites students enrolled in two- and four-year colleges, universities, trade/tech schools, and apprenticeship programs in the United States to demonstrate their skills and innovation in the 2015 Fluke Connect Student Contest. The first place team and its advisor will receive an all-expenses paid trip to visit Fluke Park for three days and two […]

12:16 am
October 2, 2015
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U.S. Tsubaki Rolls Out High-Performance, Extended-Life Titan Series Chain

U.S. Tsubaki Power Transmission (Wheeling, IL) has added Titan Series Chain to its extensive Roller Chain line-up. According to the manufacturer, Titan Series Chain incorporates the best features of Tsubaki’s standard ANSI chain coupled with new and unique features like “Titan specific” chain construction to outperform other extended-life products. Components includes special coated pins and pin links, black […]

4:31 pm
September 30, 2015
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Schneider Electric Software Drives Operational and Energy-Efficiency Improvements in Pima County, AZ, Wastewater Reclamation Efforts

Lake Forest, CA-based Schneider Electric Software highlighted a number of real-world success stories at its recent Wonderware conference in Dallas. Among these end-user case studies was the notable experience of Pima County, AZ, which harnessed Wonderware HMI SCADA and IntelaTrac mobile workforce and decision-support system at its critical Tres Rios wastewater reclamation facility. According to those involved in the project, these Schneider Electric Software solutions increased operational efficiency at the […]

11:22 pm
September 29, 2015
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Emerson and OSIsoft Improve Field Device Capabilities with PI Connector for HART-IP

  Emerson Process Management (Austin, TX) and OSIsoft (San Leandro, CA) have introduced the OSIsoft PI Connector for HART-IP, a link between HART field devices and OSIsoft’s PI System enterprise software infrastructure for managing streaming sensor data in real-time. Jointly developed by the two companies, the new link automatically and seamlessly maps wired and WirelessHART devices to […]

12:43 am
September 25, 2015
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‘Sullair Powered by IHI’ Branded Centrifugal Compressors Up to 30,000 hp Now Available through Sullair Distribution Channels

Sullair (Chicago) has announced that centrifugal compressors are now available through Sullair distribution channels. Sullair and another compressor expert, IHI, have been part of a joint venture since 2004 designing, producing and selling advanced centrifugal compressors. The new line, branded “Sullair powered by IHI,” will be supported by key distributors throughout North, Central, and South America. […]