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Wireless controller for smarter factories
March 2021, Turck Banner
Turck Banner’s DXM wireless controllers are designed to facilitate Ethernet connectivity as well as enabling IIoT applications.

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Automation with PC-based control at UOW Malaysia KDU University
March 2021, Beckhoff Automation
Eight embedded PCs and 3000 EtherCAT I/Os ensure maximum building efficiency across university campus.

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Open PLCnext Technology ecosystem
February 2021, Phoenix Contact
With the new PLCnext Control AXC F 3152 controller, Phoenix Contact now provides a high-performance Axioline controller based on the open PLCnext Technology ecosystem.

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Controllers with real-time Ethernet solution
April 2021, Mecosa
Bronkhorst is pleased to present Powerlink as its tenth on-board fieldbus interface option.

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Industrial edge controller for pipeline operations
February 2021, Emerson Automation Solutions
Denka Wangdi, of Emerson’s machine automation solutions business, explains how the gathering, storage and analysis of detailed operational and diagnostic data by modern edge controllers provides significant benefits for pipeline operators.

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Becker Mining’s upgraded chairlift PLC panels increase safety
November 2020, Becker Mining South Africa
Becker Mining South Africa recently launched a new upgraded chairlift PLC panel that enhances the reliability of Becker chairlift systems, which are used to transport personnel on mines throughout the world.

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Open PLCnext Technology ecosystem
January 2021, Phoenix Contact
With the new PLCnext Control AXC F 3152 controller, Phoenix Contact now provides a high-performance Axioline controller based on the open PLCnext Technology ecosystem.

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New Modicon IIoT-ready controller
September 2020, Schneider Electric South Africa
The Modicon M262 is IIoT-ready, designed and delivered with intuitive direct cloud connectivity and no gateways are required for OEMs to design solutions for performance demanding applications.

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Modular mid-range PLC series
June 2020, ElectroMechanica
The Delta compact modular mid-range AS series PLCs, available locally from ElectroMechanica (EM), is a high-performance, multi-purpose controller designed for all kinds of automated equipment. The series ...

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Fishery relies on Siemens process management
December 2019
The fishery in Steinach, Switzerland, breeds fish species which are under threat so that they can be released into domestic waterways in the canton of St. Gallen. The quality and temperature of the water, ...

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Meet the Future: Edge Programmable Industrial Controllers
November 2019, Opto Africa Holdings
All controls engineers are familiar with PLCs and PACs (programmable automation controllers). Both have been used and improved over many years, incorporating capabilities that used to be found only in ...

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Precise control in joining applications
October 2019, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
Digiforce is the trusted name when comprehensive monitoring of press-fit, joining, riveting and caulking processes is needed. The models 9306 and 9310 are being successfully used in innumerable applications ...

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The powerful Festo modular control system CPX-E
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, Festo South Africa
Designed as an EtherCAT master and motion controller with protection to IP20, the powerful automation system CPX-E for factory and process automation with NE21-specific certifications is becoming the ...

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Rockwell strengthens industrial control system security
July 2019, Rockwell Automation
Communications between industrial control devices have minimal protection today. This leaves them vulnerable to threats like malicious tampering and incidental system changes that can stop production ...

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Siemens extends the Simine ­portfolio
June 2019, Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens has extended the Simine portfolio for high-pressure grinding mills (HPGR) to include a new controller. Plug-and-play functionality makes the load share controller available for immediate use. ...

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Schneider Electric announces a new era of control
June 2019, Schneider Electric South Africa
Schneider Electric’s new high-end Modicon M580 Ethernet programmable automation controller (ePAC) features redundant processors, native Ethernet, and cybersecurity embedded into its core. It combines ...

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Selecting the right PLC
June 2019, AC/DC Dynamics
Automation projects, big or small, start with a specification. Here are five factors to consider when choosing a PLC vendor.       Broad range of devices The selected brand must have a complete product ...

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Industrial automation equipment
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Anytech
Anytech is an industrial automation equipment supplier that has been providing high tech solutions to a wide variety of customers in various industries throughout southern Africa since 1999. High tech ...

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Multi-function PLC, HMI and I/O in a single 7” unit
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Vision Automation
This multi-function UniStream PLC with an integrated, high-quality HMI touchscreen is available in a range of built-in I/O configurations. Showcased at Stand C04, the highly compact hardware profile with ...

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PLCs and HMIs
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Ana-Digi Systems
Among the new state-of-the-art products on show at Stand E07 are Ana-Digi’s PLC range, which offers down to 8,5nS processing speeds and caters for systems up to 132 000 I/O, with full redundancy in processing ...

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