Friday, June 23, 2017

Meet Challenges With The New 58TP Programmable Thru-Bore Encoder!

Encoder Products Company (EPC) has now introduced a new 58 mm, thru-bore, programmable encoder, the Model 58TP. The 58TP is specifically designed for the challenges of an industrial environment. In addition to its rugged, industrial housing, the Model 58TP offers an advanced set of electronics that allow the encoder to be programmed for exact application needs.

 Users may choose from 6 output types, 32 different waveforms, and program any resolution from 1 to 65,536 CPR. These programming features allow a single encoder to be configured for multiple applications, enabling one encoder to replace many different part numbers, and provided cost savings on inventory and down-time replacement.

Key Features of the Model 58TP:

  • Thru-bore or hollow-bore options
  • Programmable waveform - 32 options
  • Programmable output type - 6 different output types
  • Programmable resolution - program any resolution from 1 to 65,536 CPR
  • Standard and metric bore sizes up to 5/8" or 15 mm
  • Multiple flex mount options
  • Seven different connector types
  • Sealing up to IP67
  • Operating temperature option of -40° to 100° C

For questions, or for more information, please contact C&E at 800-228-2790. Thank you! 

Friday, June 9, 2017

Banner's LTF, Now With IO-Link: Offering Robust Two-Way Communication, Reliable Detection, and Exceptional Accuracy!

What is IO-Link?

IO-Link is a point-to-point serial communication protocol used to communicate with sensors and devices that support IO-Link and are connected to a master device.  CLICK HERE for more information on IO-Link and its key features.

Banner's long-range time-of-flight laser measurement sensor, the LTF, has now added IO-Link to its list of many benefits.  The L-GAGE LTF now offers models with two independently configurable discrete outputs and the IO-Link industrial protocol. These new models now allow for robust two-way communication between the sensor and master device. Regardless of target color, material, or reflectivity, Banner's LTF series provides exceptional accuracy over long distances and reliable detection. CLICK HERE to learn more about Banner's LTF long-range accuracy sensor.

Benefits of LTF with IO-Link:
  • Remote Configuration
  • Remote Monitoring
  • Extended Diagnostics
  • Simple Device Replacement
  • Interface Versatility
  • Simplifies Wiring, Preventative Maintenance, and Device Replacement

For questions, or for more information, please call C&E at 800-228-2790. Thank you! 

Friday, May 26, 2017

The Future in Motion: Automate Your Transport With The Mobile Industrial Robots MiR200

The MiR200 from Mobile Industrial Robots is leading the charge in a new generation of autonomous robots changing the way businesses move materials inside their facilities. The MiR200 features smart technology and flexibility, making it useful in nearly any situation where employees are spending time pushing carts or making deliveries. With the MiR200, you can now automate these tasks and allow employees to focus on higher value activities.

Features of the MiR200:

  • Ability to transport up to 200 kg (440 lbs)
  • It can be mounted with customized top modules such as bins, racks, lifts, conveyors, or even a collaborative robot arm
  • 500 kg towing capacity (1102 lbs)
  • Battery charging: 0-80%: 2 hours
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, Ethernet, and PLC Communications
Safe Maneuvering and Easy Programming:
The MiR200 robot safely maneuvers around people and obstacles, through doorways, and in and out of elevators. You can download CAD files of the building directly to the robot, or program it with the simple, web-based interface that requires no prior programming experience. The robot's mission can be easily adapted using a smartphone, tablet, or computer connected to the network. 

New User Interface:
  • Customizable dashboards
  • Improved mapping
  • Easier creation of robot missions and tasks
  • Multi-level permissions
  • Responsive web design
  • Comprehensive browser support
  • Integrated help and product documentation provides additional guidance

There is no need to alter your facility with expensive, inflexible wires or sensors with the MiR200. With built-in sensors, cameras, and sophisticated software, the MiR200 can identify its surroundings and take the most efficient route to its destination, safely avoiding obstacles and people. 

For questions or for more information, please call C&E at 800-228-2790. Thank you! 

Friday, May 5, 2017

Programmable & Versatile: The New Size 25 Shaft Encoder From Encoder Products

Encoder Products' new 25SP is a rugged, heavy duty shaft encoder designed for a multitude of industrial and non-industrial applications.

The 25SP comes standard with an industrial housing, dual bearings rated 80lbs axial or radial, and an IP67 shaft seal. The dual bearings make the 25SP able to handle heavy-duty applications and the IP67 sealing keeps the encoder working in challenging environments.

The Model 25SP features an easy-to-use, point-and-click interface, making programming quick and straight-forward. The number of possible configurations makes this Size 25 programmable shaft encoder incredibly versatile.

Enjoy the video below from Encoder, featuring the Model 25SP.

For questions or to request a quote, please contact C&E at 800-228-2790. 

Friday, April 28, 2017

Join C&E's Seminar - "EtherNet/IP Connectivity With Siemens" - At Our Upcoming Industrial Automation Show!

C&E's Industrial Automation Shows are manufacturer-driven events to enhance our customers' ability to compete by providing world-class automation products and solutions.

These shows share ideas and technology through workshops, new solutions, product specialists, technical support, and supplier representatives.

Join one of the several seminars C&E will be hosting at the shows. Featured this week is the "EtherNet/IP Connectivity With Siemens" seminar, hosted by Howard Wong, C&E Automation Specialist.

In this seminar, Howard will demonstrate the connectivity of a Siemens SINAMICS G120 drive by controlling this drive using a Rockwell CompactLogix controller. The drive and PLC will be remotely operated with a Siemens HMI via EtherNet/IP.

  • Learn how easily Siemens Comfort panel HMI's communicate with Rockwell PLC's
  • Learn to use Siemens SCALANCE switch technology for EtherNet/IP protocol including line, ring, star and wireless topologies
  • Learn how to use Siemens SIMATIC ET200s and I/O with EtherNet/IP
  • Learn how Siemens AC and DC drives can be used with Rockwell PLC's
  • Learn how Siemens cabling technology can save time assembling your EtherNet/IP network

Come out for this free event, meet our suppliers, bring your questions, and enjoy learning about new products. We will have a show in Murfreesboro, TN on Tuesday, May 16th, and in Louisville, KY on Thursday, May 18th. CLICK HERE to visit our expo page with more information and registration details.

For more information, please call C&E at 800-228-2790. Thank you.