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Submitted on Thu, 06/10/2021
WIKA Introduces Revolutionary Liquid-Filled Gauge with Flexible Window

In WIKA’s new FlexWindow™ liquid-filled gauge, an optically clear liquid silicone rubber (LSR) replaces glass or polycarbonate for greater safety and durability, unimpaired reading, and no need for pressure venting.

Submitted on Fri, 05/28/2021
3 Methods for Sharing Data from an IIoT PLC

Historically, PLCs shared their data using methods such as writing data to memory cards then transferring the files to a network, or data tags were read by an HMI, SCADA, Historian, DCS, or some other higher-level software. Those capabilities still exist.  But now there are other options.

Submitted on Fri, 05/28/2021
IIoT PLCs vs IIoT Gateways

PLCs have been doing a lot of this work for decades.  However, there are some newer functionalities in our PLCs that make this marketing concept easier to implement.  Learn more about “3 Methods for Sharing Data from an IIoT PLC” to understand these functionalities.

Submitted on Wed, 05/26/2021
Traceability Omron

Traceability is vital for protecting your brand, and it can also provide valuable information for improving your processes.  We use our experience in tracking, tracing, and controlling using Omron solutions to help manufacturers in the pharmaceutical and biomedical industries build robust systems.

Submitted on Tue, 05/25/2021
One Servo-Drive to Power Them All

Need drives to run your multi-axis system? It is hard to beat the Parker P-Series servo drive. Whether you have a belt actuator, a ballscrew actuator, an electric cylinder, a direct drive for a rotary table or a linear motor, it’s nice having a single compact cost effective drive solution that can power your needs.

Submitted on Wed, 05/19/2021
Kyntronics SMART Hydraulic Actuators

Kyntronics SMART Hydraulic Actuators combine the best features of hydraulic power with the precision of servo control (used in ball screw & roller screw electro-mechanical actuators), without the inherent disadvantages of those approaches.

Submitted on Wed, 04/28/2021
Omron K7GE Remote Servo Condition Monitor

Omron's K7GE Remote Servo Condition Monitor helps reduce maintenance costs and boost plant efficiency by remotely monitoring servo motor insulation resistance. The servo condition monitor is equipped with a main controller that has a large LCD display for easy onsite verification.

Submitted on Wed, 04/28/2021
Omron S8VK-WB 3-Phase Power Supply

Omron's 3-phase S8VK-WB series of power supplies adds additional features in a reduced footprint size. Available from 240 watts up to 960 watts with options for both 24VDC and 48VDC outputs.

Submitted on Tue, 04/27/2021
Enerdoor Passive Harmonic Filter FINHRM5C

Enerdoor recently released a new Passive Harmonic Filter: the FINHRM5C. This filter is UL approved and is the most advanced and innovative passive harmonic filter available.

Submitted on Mon, 04/19/2021
Predictive Maintenance

Learn more about predictive maintenance and the technology that helps reduce unplanned downtime and operational costs.