Is There A Future For The PLC?

Change defines the world. The current challenges faced by society range from the demographic shift to a growing scarcity of natural resources. Automation, too, is changing: future trends in control technology suggest that the role of that control technology will change. Total solutions in whichtasks are distributed according to free capacity are growing in importance.

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New Business Development Manager Appointment at Borri

To support its impressive growth within the data centre market, Borri Ltd has expanded its dedicated data centre solutions division with the appointment of a new business development manager, Graham Tester, who will be responsible for developing customer relationships and identifying new consultant partnerships.

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Radio Signal Connection via Modbus RTU

Radio Signal ConnectionI/O signals from Phoenix Contact’s Radioline systems can now be connected directly to control units via the Modbus RTU protocol. For this, the radio master wirelessly collects I/O signals from up to 250 radio stations and maps these to a centrally located Modbus register.

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New S7-1200 Controller for the High-end Performance Range from Siemens

With the Simatic S7-1217C CPU, the Siemens Industry Automation Division is extending its product portfolio of compact, modular Simatic S7-1200 controllers in the high-end performance range.

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Web Panels for Extreme Conditions

HMI Web PanelsPhoenix Contact has added several new outdoor web panels to its HMI product range. The panels feature front surfaces protected against dust and splash water (protection class IP 67) and an anti-glare display that can be read in full sunlight.

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Picking The Right Protection with Eaton

Picking the right protectionChoosing the right devices for final circuit protection can be a confusing task: modern MCBs, RCCBs and RCBOs are available in a bewildering array of types and sizes. To help resolve this confusion, David Pitt of Eaton’s Electrical Sector provides some useful guidance.

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High Speed, Low Voltage Inspection at London Stansted

Panel testingLondon Stansted Airport is open for business 24/7 and the reliable and continuous operation of its passenger terminal has to be assured for much more than just day-to-day working.

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IRISS CSA Certification Is Important In EMEA Too

CSA logoWhen IRISS introduced its VP and CAP Series polymer infrared inspection windows it substantially raised the bar against other brands.  These products remain the world’s only industrial grade infrared windows but now IRISS has even more to shout about.  

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IRISS Windows Chosen for Harsh Middle Eastern Environment

IRISS Platinum IR WindowsWhen the going gets tough fluoride crystal infrared windows are not the best choice.  And the problem is only compounded when harsh industrial environments are combined with aggressive dust, long exposure to UV light and temperature extremes.  

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selos WT – The New Generation Of Terminal Blocks From Wieland

selos WT terminal blockConnection expert Wieland Electric is launching selos WT, a new generation of terminal blocks that have been designed to provide a secure and maintenance-free connection, optimized and time-saving handling adds up to a considerable reduction in costs.

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