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Schmersal RSS16 RFID Safety SensorSchmersal RSS16: The Next Generation of Safety Technology

The new RFID safety sensor RSS16 is based on the design of the AZ16, A Schmersal classic that is rightly regarded today as a symbol for a safe and economical solution in the field of personal protection on equipment.


Red Lion Graphite HMIs with ATEX approvalRed Lion Graphite HMIs Receive Global ATEX & IECEx Approval

Red Lion announce their rugged Graphite HMI series are now certified for use in ATEX and IECEx zone 2/22 environments. These approvals certify that Graphite HMIs are safe for use with industrial control equipment in potentially explosive, hazardous locations around the world.


Siemens Sirius ACT IP69K Pushbuttons and IndicatorsMitsubishi Electric Launch Revolutionary iQ-R Next Generation Controllers

The New Mitsubishi Electric iQ-R series CPU offers dramatic improvements in performance, setting new benchmark standards for processing speed. This not only enables users to realise enhanced system designs, but also provides the basis for significant reduction in hardware costs.


WEG Low-cost Motor Protection RelaysWEG Motor Protection Relays Can Help OEM's to Reduce Their Costs

The WEG RW_E series are versatile and efficient electronic motor protection relays which can help to reduce your stock management costs and simplify the design process while still ensuring high reliability according to international standards.


Siemens Sirius ACT IP69K Pushbuttons and IndicatorsSiemens Launch New Sirius Act IP69K Pushbuttons

Powerful machines need powerful Push Buttons and Signalling Devices. Siemens Sirius Act offers you a unique range of elegantly designed Push Buttons, indicator lights and switches that are the perfect embodiment of style, intelligence and physical toughness.


Sick S3000 Laser ScannerSafely Monitor 4 Protective Fields Simultaneously

Equipping adjacent machines with only one safety component is extremely economical. Sick has adopted this approach and developed the Sim-4-Safety solution based on the S3000 laser scanner and the Flexi Soft safety controller. The result is a comprehensive safety design that allows monitoring of up to four protective fields simultaneously.


HMS Netbiter Remote AccessTips for Choosing a Remote Access Solution

If you need to change something on your machine or system, how long will it take you to get there? What if you could connect remotely to the machinery and do configuration and debugging from any location? With a “Remote Access Solution” it is possible to establish an instant, secure communication tunnel to remote equipment, such as PLCs and machines.


Rittal Guide to the IEC 61439 Standard

Rittal Get to Grips with Latest IEC 61439 Standard

The IEC 61439 Switchgear and Controlgear Systems Standard came into effect in November 2014. However, many people don't realise this standard also applies to wall mounted control panels and floor standing power distribution assemblies. This free Rittal guide book provides an insight into the new IEC 61439 standards, so download your copy today.



Red Lion Graphite HMI Plug-in ModulesGraphite HMI - Red Lion Expand Their Range of Plug-in Modules

Red Lion Controls have introduced three new modules for their Graphite series of advanced operator panels, offering a choice of DeviceNet or ProfiBus communication, or high-speed remote monitoring via a HSPA+ cellular module.


Mitsubishi E1000 HMI's are replaced by GOT2000Mitsubishi Electric Replace E1000 Series HMI's with the excellent GOT2000 Series

After many successful years, Mitsubishi Electric have announced they are discontinuing the E1000 Series and iX panel HMI's, from the end of November 2015. They are being replaced by the more advanced GOT2000 Series.


Schmersal Protect SRB Safety ModulesSchmersal Expand Their Protect SRB Range

Schmersal Protect SRB safety modules have been around for a little while now, but the original range has now been extended to cover a much wider range of products for different applications. Schmersal now believe it is one of the most comprehensive ranges available in the UK.


Sick Smart SensorsSpeedy Changeovers and Quick Product Swaps with Sick Smart Sensors

The customer of today expects to be able to order a product that meets his exact needs and wishes. He mixes his own muesli. He picks his favourite chocolates for his chocolate box. He designs his own label for his champagne. He wants shoes that fit his feet exactly, in his favourite material and colour. All of these options will affect the packaging process.


Red Lion PAX2C Support FlexBus CommunicationRed Lion PAX2C Supports FlexBus™ Technology

Red Lion have announced the integration of FlexBus™ technology to their PAX2C PID (Proportional-Integral-Derivative) controller portfolio.


Red Lion Crimson Software

Red Lion Crimson Software Now Supports Over 300 Different Communication Protocols

Red Lion Crimson 3.0 software has reached a milestone with communication support for more than 300 industrial protocols - a key element needed to make the concept of the Connected Factory a reality.


Red Lion Compact Gigabit Ethernet SwitchesRed Lion Launch Compact DIN-rail Gigabit Ethernet Switches

Red Lion have announced the expansion of their N-Tron series NT24k managed Gigabit Ethernet industrial switch platform with the addition of compact DIN-rail mountable switches.


Mitsubishi FX PLC Food and Beverage Application

Mitsubishi Electric Cause a Stir in White
Sauce Production 

British process expertise helped one of Japan’s largest food producers to cut white sauce production time by 83%, reduce cleaning between batches and minimising energy consumption. PDX Reactor technology was integrated with a Mitsubishi Electric PLC to create a 1200kg plant that produces the sauce in a single-stage process.


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