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Xylem Conducts Live Remote Pump Monitoring from Bauma

47 XylemXylem Inc., a global water technology company dedicated to solving the world’s most challenging water issues, conducted a live remote pump operation demonstration at the bauma trade show in Munich, Germany.

 

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Rockwell Automation Offers Compact GuardLogix 5370 Controller

51 Rockwell 150Manufacturers and equipment builders are looking for ways to simplify and standardize safety across their machines and systems. With the new Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix 5370 controller from Rockwell Automation, users no longer need separate networks and controllers for safety and motion in applications with up to 16 axes. This makes it easier to design safety into a wide range of standard and custom machines, and results in simpler system architectures.

 

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Rockwell Automation Connects Machines and Equipment

74 ControlLogix 150The expanded next-generation Integrated Architecture portfolio from Rockwell Automation reduces complexity while helping users meet future capacity and throughput needs as they design systems for a Connected Enterprise.

 

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Siemens Simatic PCS 7 Process-Control System Upgrade

51 Siemens 150To meet the rising demands of automation, Siemens has further developed its Simatic PCS 7 process-control system and released Version 8.2, which comes with a range of new functionalities to improve not only user convenience but also the performance and efficiency of the process control system over the entire life cycle of process plants – from the planning stage through to maintenance. Plant engineers will also benefit from more efficient engineering solutions, while operators will find the system even more convenient in daily operation due to greater system availability and lower overall running costs.

 

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Van der Graaf Motorized Drum for Extreme Duty

74 VanDerGraaf 150For the past 30 years aggregate plants have been adapting the drum motor or motorized pulley to drive their belt conveyors. Although the drive of choice for quarry conveyors has been the external mounted motor and gear box, the drum motor has been gaining popularity due to the all enclosed design that protects all vital components such as the electric motor, gear reducer and bearings, from the environment.

 

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