What's New With Logix and View? (Video, S42)

In this episode of The Automation Show I share my top picks from Rockwell's ROKLive Logix and View Presentations: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video.  The Automation Show, Episode 42 Show Notes: Quick Link to Rockwell's...

3D Printing Applications In Manufacturing Processes

3D printing is the latest in a long line of technologies and innovations that have transformed and evolved the manufacturing industry. As 3D printing technology and materials have advanced, the process has expanded its footprint from primarily a prototyping...

Siemens Unified Comfort Panels (P56)

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In this episode of The Automation Podcast, we take a look at the new line of HMI's from Siemens, the Unified Comfort Panels: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast: [vimeo 429599878 w=750 h=420] Listen...

What's New with Siemens HMIs and IPCs, MIA 2020

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I recently had a chance to review some of the Siemens presentations from their Manufacturing In America 2020 virtual event. In today's article I'll highlight the slides that caught my attention from the presentation titled, "New Innovations in SIMATIC HMI/...

Adding Serial Ports to Windows 10 and VMware (S41)

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In this episode of The Automation Show we unbox a new two port PCIe Serial Port card, install it, and then configure it in Windows 10, VMware Waorkstation, and RSLinx Classic: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located...

An E300 Overload Module in a Studio 5000 Application

In a previous article I discussed setting the dip switches, applying 24 VDC power,  and using a web browser to modify the configuration in an Allen Bradley E300 Module. In this article, I want to go a bit further and...

Product First Look: Mech-Lock (P55)

In this episode of The Automation Podcast, we sit down with Bryan Auz and take a look at his new product, Mech-Lock: For more information, check out the "Show Notes" located below the video. Watch the Podcast: [vimeo 429594444 w=750 h=420] Listen to...

What's New with Siemens PLCs, MIA 2020

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I recently had a chance to sit down and check out some of the Siemens presentations from their Manufacturing In America 2020 virtual event. In today's article I'll highlight the slides that caught my attention from the presentation titled, "FA1:...

What's New with Logix, ROKLive 2020

One of my favorite Rockwell Automation trade show sessions has always been "What's New in Logix." This year, the ROKLive presentation that came closet to that classic presentation was CL03, "What's New and Notable in the Integrated Architecture System," and...

Getting Started with an A-B E300 Overload Module

When I was hired at my first professional job in September of 2000, I would soon learn that the facility I was being hired at would undergo a very large expansion in the next nine months. One aspect of that...