#SPS17 New motor and drive ranges.

Leroy-Somer is launching new ranges at SPS IPC Drives.

Motoreducteur frein Commander ID300.jpg_ico500First and foremost, they are demonstrating Commander ID300, a new integrated drive for the control of its IMfinity® induction motors from 0.25 to 7.5 kW. This all-in-one drive solution has been designed to meet the strategic challenges of increasingly complex and demanding production environments, induced by the transition to Industry 4.0.

A decentralized system, the motor and drive assembly offers strong dynamic performance and outstanding efficiency levels for process, manufacturing and intralogistics applications, through an easy to install and easy to set-up package.

For a high level of performance, Commander ID300 is provided with advanced features for optimizing machine and process performance: onboard PLC, fieldbus communication, extra input/output or preset configurations such as a pump program for pressure regulation (constant pressure / variable flow). It integrates also onboard safety functions for compliance with SIL3/PLe.

Commander ID 300 offers customized solutions thanks to a modular concept. The wide choice of options and adaptations enables configuration in line with machine architecture. The system can also integrate an FFB brake for dynamic braking and /or a gearbox from the helical 3000 range, ensuring maximum adaptability. Extremely robust, Commander ID300 is an “easy-to-use” solution, ensuring quick and smooth operation.

Moteurs ATEX.jpg_ico400In addition, visitors to the exhibition are able to preview the new range of Leroy-Somer ATEX safety motors for the first time, ahead of a formal launch in the coming months. Indeed, boosted by the success of its proven IMfinity® range of asynchronous motors, Leroy-Somer has designed its ATEX version based on the same platform.

This new complete and homogeneous range dedicated to explosive, gas and dust atmospheres provides a safe and energy saving response for zones 1 and 2 as well as zones 21 and 22.

Fixed and variable speed-compatible, the new motors are suitable for all ATEX markets where quality, performance, risk management and compliance with standards are essential. Covering power ranges from 0.75 to 200/400kW according to models, they have been developed to meet Manufacturing and Process Industry requirements, for the most demanding users and the most innovative machine manufacturers.

These new ranges will also be part of the Express Availability offer, the premium Leroy-Somer Service which ensures rapid delivery while minimizing spare and stock requirements.

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#SPS17 Real-time solutions for efficient asset management.

ecom, a Pepperl+Fuchs brand, addresses the topics of asset tracking and automation in times of digital transformation at the SPS IPC Drives 2017. In hall 7A, booth 330, the specialist for industrial communication, mobile computing and explosion protection demonstrates how companies can implement and put IIoT-solutions to profitable use: including innovative solutions for real-time localization and an efficient, interconnected asset management.

ecom_Sicheres Arbeiten mit mobilen Losungen.jpg_ico500A key focus is placed on the Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons Loc-Ex 01 for ATEX / IECEx Zone 1 and Loc 01 for non-hazardous areas. The BLE beacons developed especially for businesses with extensive factory premises or hazardous areas connect people, sectors, assets and systems. They combine digital and physical data into a single business intelligence unit and help to shape the entire value chain to reduce costs while simultaneously increasing productivity and efficiency.

By attaching small BLE beacons, assets become intelligent, localizable objects, which can provide arbitrary information, such as temperature or fill level, and even respond to events such as keystroke, brightness, shock or positional change. Apart from the spatial information, additional data about local process parameters is transferred in real time. In addition, neighborhood relations and alarms can be defined, for example, if dangerous goods are to collide or to be stored side by side.

The Bluetooth 4.1 standard ensures that the beacons are compatible with both currently popular as well as hazardous area explosion-proof tablets and smartphones like the Tab-Ex 01 and Smart-Ex 01. Together with suitable applications they form a comprehensive system for any digitization strategy. The BLE beacons are part of a wirelessly interlinked, explosion-proof solution portfolio that includes smartphones, tablets, peripherals as well as apps and software. Visitors can get an inside look into the comprehensive Mobile Worker Ecosystem with a large selection of hardware and partner software products at the ecom and Pepperl+Fuchs exhibition stand.

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SPS17 EMC & power quality.

Schaffner is  exhibiting at the SPS IPC Drives 2017 trade fair and introducing product innovations from its EMC, Power Quality and Power Magnetics divisions.

EcosineSPS will be the first opportunity to see the new Ecosine Active Sync range of active harmonic filters. This market leading modular and ultra-compact design provides THDI <5%, even for complex and time-varying load profiles, has 3 and 4 wire versions and features 3-level IGBT inverter topology for reduced power losses. The range is highly configurable for a huge variety of harmonic mitigation applications.

On display will be their latest turnkey LCL filter for active front end regenerative drives requiring an efficient and matched grid connection. 

And also on the stand will be a range of power magnetics components including transformers and water-cooled inductors for medium frequency and customer-specific applications.

Finally, Schaffner will be unveiling the new RT chokes series. This additional range of inductors completes the portfolio of common mode chokes available which now covers the whole PCBA power range.

They welcome visitors to their stand at SPS IPC Drives 2017 to discuss any power quality, harmonic mitigation or EMC requirements and how Schaffner products may address them.

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#SPS17 Digital data exchange in networked production.

At this year’s SPS IPC Drives, Softing  is presenting itself as a competent partner for the realization of networked automation. With its products and solutions, the company closes technological gaps between OT and IT, and creates the conditions for seamless exchange of digital data in Industry 4.0 applications.

rsz_softing_sps_ipc_drives_2017_cmyk_300dpi.jpg_ico500Plug-and-play data integration
A highlight in the area of data integration is the new “Industrial IoT Starter Kit”, which is presented as a live demo at the SPS IPC Drives. The starter Kit represents a fast and easy way to securely link the production line to the cloud. This plug-and-play solution brings together the power of HPE hardware, Softing software, and Microsoft Azure.

Complete solution for OPC communication and IoT cloud communication
The new release version 4.45 of Softing’s “dataFEED OPC Suite” offers direct symbolic data access to “optimized blocks” in Siemens SIMATIC S7-1200 and -1500 controllers. The suite combines a full package of components for OPC communication and cloud connectivity within a single product. Further features are the secure communication via REST protocols and write access to NoSQL databases.

Compact gateway for secure data connectivity
At the trade show, Softing introduces the “dataFEED uaGate MB” for the integration of PLC data from Modbus controllers into local applications and the Cloud. This is a new offering besides the well-known “dataFEED uaGate SI” for the integration of S7 data.

Fast and platform-independent OPC UA Client and server development 
In the field of toolkits Softing focuses on two solutions:
The “dataFEED OPC UA Embedded Development Toolkit“ allows the fast development of OPC UA servers on embedded systems. It is based on the ANSI C standard and features a low memory footprint as well as minimal requirements for computing power. Users benefit from the utilization of predesigned and tested toolkit functions and can use these to significantly shorten the time-to-market of their development projects.
The second highlight – “dataFEED uaToolkit .NET Standard“ – allows the platform independent development of OPC UA clients and -servers, leveraging Microsoft’s .NET Standard library.

Real-time insight into the plant with Industrial Data Intelligence
Softing’s “dataTHINK analytics solution“ shows how gathered production data can be used to optimize production processes. The solution was recently presented with the Frost & Sullivan European Award for Enabling Technology Leadership in the Production Analytics Industry. With dataTHINK, production data can be streamed locally. Subsequently, unsolved disruptions can be eliminated which leads to the optimization of plant performance.

Simple and fast data integration for field devices of process automation
The “dataFLOW commKit FF” and the “dataFLOW commKit PA” represent a new solution for the integration of Foundation fieldbus H1 and PROFIBUS PA in field devices of the process automation. By using the same module hardware, both protocols can be implemented in a single electronic effort. An absolute novelty is the fully customizable configuration of the communication interface via software script. Complex and time-consuming integration projects are now a thing of the past.

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#SPS17 Wireless, Multi-touch & Safety Functions.

The wireless handheld panel HGW 1033 from Sigmatek pulls out all the stops in operating comfort. First, through wireless data transfer, the meter-long cables in the production hall have been eliminated. Second, the mobile panel has a 10.1-inch multi-touch display (PCT) that is suitable for industrial applications and offers a wide range of visualization options and an intuitive operating concept. They will be at SPS IPC Drives (Hall 7, Stand 270).

HMI_HGW1033_Pressebild.jpg_ico500The modern HMI is already equipped with Safety functions: Confirmation button, key switch and a lighting emergency stop button. When inactive, the button appears gray. An illuminated red mushroom button indicates that the HGW 1033 is correctly linked to the system and the Safety elements are ready to use. As with the function-oriented data, the Safety data is transmitted via the standard WLAN network but according to the Black Channel Principle. With the wireless HMI, the machine operator can flexibly select the inspection points and operate multiple machines, robots or system units at the same time with only one panel. For this purpose, a safe 7-segment display for machine identification is integrated.

A dual-core EDGE2 Technology processor provides the necessary visualization power, as well as the integrated battery back, which guarantees 2 hours of continuous use without having to recharge the mobile panel. The wireless panel supports OPC-UA communication and includes a USB interface as standard. Optionally, an RFID reader can be integrated to authorize access levels for example.
Fully equipped, the HGW 1033 weighs 1,500 g including Safety elements and battery pack – it therefore fits light in hand compared to other handheld devices and thereby ensures low-fatigue operation.
On the grip unit located on the back, there are magnets that allow the HMI to be placed on the machine component without a mount – a practical added feature.

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#SPS17 Flow and Radar Level measurement.

Endress+Hauser will introduce a new range of instruments for flow measurement as well as a new instrument portfolio for radar level measurement at SPS IPC Drives (28-30 November 2017) in Nuremberg (D). The company will present innovative services and solutions on the topics of digitalization and process automation, as well as the first self-calibrating thermometer, iTHERM TrustSens, developed for the food & beverage and life sciences industries.

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Measurement technology – simply clever and fit for the future
The new Proline 300/500 range of instruments represents industry-optimized flow measurement technology with an expanded field of application and improved performance. The measuring point is set for the future with Wi-Fi and new device and process diagnosis parameters that ensure higher process and product safety. HistoROM data management and Heartbeat Technology also provide a valuable contribution.

The Micropilot FMR60, FMR62 and FMR67 complete the portfolio of radar measurement devices. Endress+Hauser now has a combined radar competence of 113 GHz, and a device with the right radar frequency for every application, be it 1, 6, 26 or 80 GHz. The new Micropilots are the first 80 GHz radar devices developed in accordance with IEC 61508, therefore complying with the highest safety requirements.

100% compliance, 0% effort
Endress+Hauser is introducing its new thermometer with unique self-calibrating sensor technology at SPS IPC Drives. The hygienic iTHERM TrustSens thermometer is designed for users in the food & beverage and life sciences industries who require full compliance with FDA and/or GMP regulations. The thermometer, which will be available shortly, provides high process security and system availability through permanent inline self-calibration, eliminating the risk of inaccuracy during production.

Discovering what’s behind digitalization and IIoT
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is more than just hype. Digitalization and the high-grade connection of production units increase system availability and the efficiency of production, guaranteeing the ability to compete in the future. Through comprehensive manufacturing and business processes in combination with intelligent and self-monitoring measurement devices, Endress+Hauser is realizing automation solutions together with its customers that revolutionize and simplify production processes.

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#EmrEx17 Visual analytics software.

Integration between Seeq visual analytics software and Emerson Process Management offerings, and customer use cases of Seeq with Emerson automation system products, will be featured at the Emerson Global Users Exchange conference in Minneapolis (MN USA).

SeeqagEMREX17Examples of Seeq software integration with Emerson technologies include Fisher valves data, the DeltaV distributed control system (DCS), the Ovation DCS, and the Emerson Asset Management System (AMS). Seeq is enabling faster investigation of data collected from Emerson equipment and systems, resulting in better insights, sooner, for key scenarios such as asset optimization, operations excellence, and situation awareness.

“Seeq’s integration with Emerson’s DeltaV DCS and other systems enables Control Associates to provide our customers with faster access and insights on their process manufacturing data,” says Terry Spaeth, President of Control Associates. “We are excited to partner with Seeq to enable the type of data analytics these customers need for improved production, reliability, and business results.”

“We are very pleased to demonstrate our support for Emerson products, and look forward to helping our shared customers get even more value from their AMS, DCS and Fisher Valve investments,” comments Steve Sliwa, CEO and co-founder of Seeq Corporation. “Our continued support for key Emerson platforms and the Emerson Exchange user conference demonstrates our commitment to ensuring the success of our mutual customers.”

Seeq’s presence at the Emerson Global Users Exchange, in addition to the integration demonstrations with the hardware and software product groups, includes presenting in multiple sessions on predictive analytics and performance monitoring. These sessions include:

Data Analytics Strategy Combining DeltaV and Offline Instruments (3-14977) which presents insights on pharmaceutical engineers and scientists can leverage a data analytics strategy to improve operational insights. Presented Wednesday, Oct 4, 1:30 PM – 2:15 PM – Room 103 A and Thursday, Oct 5, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM – Room 103 A

Using a streamlining analysis workflow to explore and visualize your data (1-15191), which presents insights and monitoring research from The University of Texas at Austin Divided Wall Column Technology (DWC). Presented Tuesday, Oct 3, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM – Room 102 EF and Thursday, Oct 5, 3:15 PM – 4:00 PM – Room 101 B

In the exhibit area, Seeq representatives will demonstrate updates to shared development work with the Fisher Valves business group to improve value analytics and insights.

Emerson and Seeq customers in the pharmaceutical, utility, and chemical industries have been using Seeq to gain visibility into plant performance using data from DeltaV, OSIsoft PI, Ovation, and other sources. Seeq has helped these customers get more value from the data they have in their process historians and other systems.

Customers with an interest in using Seeq with Emerson products should contact Seeq for information on Seeq Workbench and connectivity options. In Seeq’s most recent release, R18, new features enable support for the integration of structured data from SQL Server, MySQL, and CSV files—as well as the easy distribution of analyses to coworkers. This means data from these sources can be seamlessly integrated with Emerson DCS products for analytics and insights.

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