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Motoring Along

Figure 1. Induction Motor Accelerating a Load from Stopped to Full Load.How To Select the Best Motors and Motor Controls for Mining Applications.

By Paul Blaiklock and William Horvath

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Cantech Offers Wireless Control of Material

CantechControl specialists Cantech are using wireless technology to allow control of loading and materials-handling pro-cesses from the cabs of mobile plant such as loading shovels, forklifts and dump trucks.

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Moxa Ethernet Switches Highly Scalable

Moxa Ethernet Switches Highly ScalableMoxa offers the new EDS-G500E Series of industrial Ethernet switches. Designed to simplify upgrading an existing large-scale network to gigabit speed, or building a new full gigabit backbone, the switches are equipped with 8, 12 or 16 gigabit Ethernet ports and up to four fiber optic ports.

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Rexroth Touts Energy-Efficient Machine Automation

Rexroth Large Electric DrivesGreater energy efficiency and safety increasingly determine the selection of electric drives, even at high levels of power. With its IndraDrive CL/ML, Bosch Rexroth now offers a scaled product range of strong drive solutions from 110 kW to 4 MW for applications in metal forming, plastics, test, printing, mining, metallurgy, marine, offshore and other heavy industries.

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Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Safety Relay Easily Programmed

Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Safety Relay Easily Programmed The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster 440C-CR30 safety relay can be programmed through the free Connected Components Workbench software. The software reduces programming time and helps increase productivity by allowing users to create, control and monitor a safety system in the same environment as their standard control.

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