Control system handles motion and logic

Motion Control Products' MC4U multi-axis modular motion control system that combines motion control and PLC functions within one unit

Controllers offer improved performance

NI’s Compact Fieldpoint controllers benefit from faster processors, a real-time operating system and built-in Ethernet

Control integrates PLC, HMI, comms

IMO is launching the i3 all-in-one controller and display that is claimed to save time and space during installation (top)

Pneumatic products feature safety functions

Festo's latest products are aimed at applications where pneumatics impact on the safety of machinery

Converters extended CAN networks

Ethercan devices can either be used to extend CAN networks via Ethernet or provide access to CAN networks via the Internet

Control system gains telecontrol function

Siemens is now adding telecontrol functions to the latest version of its Simatic PCS 7 process control system

Upgraded motion control module

Improved motion module for use with its FX3U PLC, offering enhanced positioning and monitoring functions

Lab-scale process control system

Siemens is adding new components to its Simatic PCS 7 Lab process control system for laboratory applications, including sclaes and mixers

Embedded controller includes visualisation

Siemens is launching the modular Simatic S7-mEC embedded controller with preinstalled runtime visualisation software and expansion capability

Turnkey platform for control and automation

Implements Real Time Systems' Hypervisor to support Windows and OS-9 running concurrently on the Intel Core Duo processor

More features for Aprol process control system

B and R is making a number of changes to its Aprol process control system to improve usability and add innovative new features

New Modbus interface module for miniature server

Compulogic is launching a new Modbus interface module to expand the capability of its Picoserve range of miniature web servers

Control solution for machine builders

Connected Components is built around a core of MicroLogix PLC’s, PowerFlex 4 class drives and the newly developed PanelView Component HMI

Belt-driven slide is compact and economical

New from Techno is the compact, lightweight and low-cost ZF1 Belt Drive Slide for factory automation applications

Laser fork sensors offer accuracy and reliability

Sick's latest WFL fork sensor uses an accurately focused laser sender and receiver housed on either arm of a precise and robust metal housing

Catalogue details 65,000 mechanical components

Misumi's 2009 catalogue of mechanical components for factory automation runs to almost 3000 pages and includes 65,000 products


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