The most significant technological shift in industrial automation over the last few years has been the emergence of the PC on the plant floor.
AS-i is a versatile, low-cost, "smart" cabling solution for use in low-level automation systems where it is a digital replacement for traditional parallel wiring.
Over 125 sessions, seminars, symposiums, and specialized courses designed to meet attendees needs in today's changing business environment will be presented during National Manufacturing Week.
A 10-p support manual allows qualified service personnel to determine the causes of DeviceNet fieldbus network problems and quickly implement remedies that minimize network downtime.
Updated Fieldbus Wiring Design and Installation Guide is filled with information on wiring and troubleshooting a Foundation Fieldbus network. The 40-p publication contains new sections on signaling and determining maximum network segment size.
RH1 Ethernet rail hub for industrial networks is DIN rail-mounted and dc powered to meet the demands and environmental extremes of process control systems.
Model 8000 Industrial Communications Bridge provides a one-device solution that integrates incompatible PLC, DCS, RTU, and SCADA systems.
Over 50 application and technical programs, plus several workshops, are designed to provide attendees with the information, technology, and skills needed to integrate new products and ideas into their operations in order to meet the challenges of the 21st century. The following listings provide a brief overview of the key technical sessions offered during the four-day conference. Monday, March 16 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. How To Design an Optimum Worldwide Supply Chain Speaker: Paul Bender, Bender Consulting Abstract: This strategy relies on symbiotic relationships among all the partners in the global supply chain, which cuts costs and maximizes profitability and can make the difference between tomorrow’s winners and losers.
Segment Checker is a powerful software design tool that easily designs FOUNDATION Fieldbus and PROFIBUS PA networks, check operational parameters to validate fieldbus segment architecture and evaluate potential problems with a fieldbus segment configuration. It also allows users to display, archive and print an entire design and import field devices from a library or create new devices with the...
Today's plant engineer is transcending the longstanding stereotype. The plant engineering function is no longer just nuts and bolts. Today's plant engineer is mature, educated, and tends to stay in his or her job. And the job requires an increasing amount of software.Software is a fact of life on the plant floor of today and tomorrow.