The EZ-ZONE PM controller provides a range of serial communication choices, including EtherNet/IP, Modbus RTU and Modbus TCP.
The EZ-ZONE PM controller provides a range of serial communication choices, including EtherNet/IP, Modbus RTU and Modbus TCP. It gives users the option to configure a panel mount controller as a high-amperage power controller output with a high-performance PID controller or an over/under limit controller. The Series PD process controller utilizes embedded Ethernet technology to provide a means for setting up and viewing key process variables. It is suited for a selection of temperature and process control applications. The EM gateway offers Ethernet connectivity for existing devices that communicate via the Modbus RTU protocol on an RS-485 network. Watlow Electric Manufacturing Co.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey