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News for September 28, 2023 (N115)

Daily Industrial Automation News Roundup: Today we're covering news about Siemens Launching Private 5G, Moxa Attains IEC 62443 Certification, Pilz Certifies 10,000th CMSE, Copia Adds Codesys FBD & SFC Support, Inductive Opens in Australia, Kuka Builds Homes, Omron on PMAC, GracePort, ISO 3691-4 and AMRs, Banner DUAL THERMISTOR , Oriental's...

News for September 27, 2023 (N114)

Daily Industrial Automation News Roundup: Today we're covering news about SMC Adds New Compact Wireless I/O, Straton Details New TLS Security Features, Oriental Motors Talks High Res Encoders and Steppers, Digi-Key Details Bonded Pair Ethernet Cables, SME Highlights Cobots Used for Inspection, Molex Offers New 1-5Gbps Wireless Connections, Opto 22...

News for September 26, 2023 (N113)

Daily Industrial Automation News Roundup: Today we're covering news about ISA Talking Importance of People to Automation, Opto22 Announces Partnership with Inductive, Honeywell and ESS on Iron Flow Batteries, IEEE on Nickel-Hydrogen Batteries, Wittenstein's New Galaxie Gearboxes, Siemens Solid Edge 2024, Weidmuller Launches u-OS, OnLogic on Generative vs Predictive AI,...

News for September 25, 2023 (N112)

Daily Industrial Automation News Roundup: Today we're covering news about Mitsubishi's New MELSERVO-J5 Servo Motors & Amplifiers, Bihl-Wiedemann's New Self-Configuring I/O, Rockwell Partnering with Everactive, Yokogawa's OpreX Now Imports P&IDs, Linmot's Force Control, Universal Robots on Machine Tending Applications, Locus Robotics on Logistics Myths, OnLogic Outdoors In NH, Software Toolbox's...

Automation This Week for September 23, 2023 (W010)

Weekly Industrial Automation News Roundup: We cover all of this week's Industrial Automation news in our Saturday show, Automation This Week. Watch the show:  Show Notes: Thanks to everyone who watched or listened today! All the links to today's news can be found on our sister site, Automate.News, and if you think we...

News for September 21, 2023 (N111)

Daily Industrial Automation News Roundup: Today we're covering news about Eaton on Digital Transformation, OnLogic Joins Inductive, Grace Maximizing ROI, PTC on Concurrent Engineering, Banner's Tl70 Basic Tower Light, Rockwell on Recyclability & Energy Savings, Beckhoff In Wind Turbines, PV800, FLEX Ex, Sinamics V90 and more in our Automation Morning Show...

News for September 20, 2023 (N110)

Daily Industrial Automation News Roundup: Today we're covering news about ABB Releases OptiFact, ABB's New IRB 1090, Rockwell Talks Cybersecurity, Siemens Keynote, Beckhoff on EtherCAT and Motion, What's New In School, Schneider on Edge UPSs, Cognex on Vision vs Laser Sensors, Aveva's Data Hub Sharing, Universal Robot's 5 Reasons for...

News for September 19, 2023 (N109)

Daily Industrial Automation News Roundup: Today we're covering news about FANUC's One Millionth Robot, Beckhoff's TwinCAT CNC Cycle Package, A Comprehensive Guide to DC Servo Motors, Stahl on Signaling Technology For Safety, Cognex's New DataMan 380, SMC's New 4-Port Solenoid Valves, Pilz's New IP67 I/O, Advantech's In-Vehicle IPC, Beckhoff's New...

News for September 18, 2023 (N108)

Daily Industrial Automation News Roundup: Today we're covering news about Wago's Green 221 Splicing Connector, SME on Digitized Equals Less Stress & Better Organization, Schneider on The Digitization Journey, Schneider on Water Utility Using Intelligent Monitoring, Rockwell on Oil Field Turning Flares into Profits, Mettler Toledo on Unlocking Operational Excellence...

Automation This Week for September 16, 2023 (W009)

Weekly Industrial Automation News Roundup: This week we covered news about Rockwell’s Repair+, Ignition on Azure, Advantech buys BitFlow, ASRock IPC’s Intel Cert., AR in Automation, Industrial Metaverse, Keyence New Vision Camera, Air Monitoring, and Flow Measurement, Bihl-Wiedemann ASi PS, Bristol Signal Conditioners, FCI Remote Flow Meter Display, Premio’s Super...

SMC Launches New Air Grippers and Flow Controller

Today SMC launched two new products, a series of Air Grippers for collaborative robots, and a new Air Flow Controller. The Air Grippers are require just 1 air supply tube and 1 electrical wire, and have a built-in solenoid valve, exhaust throttle valve with silencer, auto switch, and fitting. The new...

Banner’s New Pressure Sensors

Banner announced their new S15C series of pressure sensors available to measure ranges up to 5000 psi. These sensors feature 4–20 mA analog outputs and include a Modbus converter with pre-scaled value, and allows for simple integration with SNAP ID. The series launched with six stainless-steel models ideal for liquid-pumping...

Festo’s Decentralized I/O Boosts Machine Performance

According to a new Blog on Rockwell's website, Festo 's CPX-AP-I decentralized I/O brings increased responsiveness and diagnostics to pneumatic systems and includes an L5X file export for faster and simpler programming in Studio 5000. Some of the specs listed in the article included that the CPX-AP-I I/O includes EtherNet/IP ...

Rockwell Automation and Infinitum Team Up To Make High-Efficiency Low Voltage Drives and Motors

Infinitum, creator of the sustainable air core motor, and Rockwell Automation announced an exclusive agreement to develop and distribute a new class of high-efficiency, low voltage drive and motor tech. This solution is said to significantly reduce energy and costs for industrial customers. Energy conscious companies already implement variable frequency...

News for September 15, 2023 (N107)

Daily Industrial Automation News Roundup: Today we're covering news about Schneider adding 1500 jobs in El Paso, Rockwell & Infinitum Teaming Up, Automation Fair Registration Open, Stretch Wrapper Upgrade, Festo's CPX-AP-I Distributed I/O, Banner's S15C Pressure Sensor, SMC's new Flow Controller & Air Grippers, Autonomyo's Exoskeleton, OnLogic On Vision, Software...

Medium Voltage Continuous Thermal Monitoring

Many facilities around the globe are making the most of scheduled shutdowns, and they are using that time to invest in upgrades that align with their digital transformation goals. And according to Grace Technologies, one of the most significant shifts in the  industry is the growing interest in continuous thermal...

Ignition 8.1.32: New BACnet Read/Write Functions, Scripting Style Guidance

The Inductive Automation Dev Team does it again with a another shipment of slam-dunk update full of improvements. Their latest release, Ignition 8.1.32, delivers many new features including new scripting functions and acceptable values for their BACnet Driver, guidance for parsing script functions and docstrings, and much more. See the below...

Can Modern DevOps Bridge the Manufacturing Talent Gap?

For many years globalization and outsourcing had taken its toll on American Manufacturing, as corporations focused on profits to the determent of their customers. But in more recent years the trend of reshoring and the Manufacture Local movement has given a boost to manufacturing in America, however their is still...

Honeywell To Automate American Battery Factory’s New Gigafactory

Honeywell announced today that American Battery Factory, makers of Lithium Iron Phosphate battery cells, has chosen Honeywell’s automation and process safety solutions for its new gigafactory located in Tucson, Ariz. The new facility is approximately 2 million square feet, and will be the largest gigafactory to produce LFP cells in...

News for September 14, 2023 (N106)

Daily Industrial Automation News Roundup: Today we're covering news about Honeywell and American Battery Factory's Mega Plant, Eaton adds 600 El Paso jobs, Copia talks DevOps & Talent Gap, 10 Reasons for 5-Axis Machining, Ignition 8.1.32, Opto22 at ICC, Linmot Pick & Place for Food, Grace Thermal Monitoring, OnLogic on...