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Siemens Controller Increases Flexibility

Siemens Industry offers the SIMATIC S7-1518F, a controller available with a bit performance of 1 nanosecond.Siemens Industry offers the SIMATIC S7-1518F, a controller available with a bit performance of 1 nanosecond. Designed to increase flexibility, safety, efficiency and productivity at the plant floor level, the new controller is suitable for high-end standard and safety-related machine and plant automation applications.

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Chicago Pneumatic Generators Feature Advanced Controls

Chicago Pneumatic introduced a new range of portable and stationary generators. International construction equipment manufacturer Chicago Pneumatic introduced a new range of portable and stationary generators. Underlining Chicago Pneumatic’s reputation for ease-of-use, high performance and reliability, the new range of generators will offer long-term operation in even the most demanding environments.

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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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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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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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