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.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Join Our Seminar About IO-Link And Its Uses in Your Automation System - Held at C&E's 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 "What is IO-Link And How To Use It In Your Automation System?" seminar, hosted by Brad Hart, C&E Automation Specialist.

IO-Link is an open point-to-point communication protocol that pairs one port of a multi-port IO-Link Master with a single IO-Link Device to cyclically read data or to control an actuator. Using acyclical communications, parameters can be written to the IO-Link Device, and diagnostic information can be received from the device. IO-Link Devices now include proximity sensors, photo eyes, tower lights, motor starters, identification and more. Learn how to integrate IO-Link into both a Siemens and an Allen-Bradley processor, and how to setup simple device replacement.

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.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Banner Engineering Simplifies Scalable Safety With the XS26-2 Expandable Safety Controller

Banner's XS26-2 Expandable Safety Controller provides the option to add up to eight I/O expansion modules, making it capable of adapting to a variety of machines, including large scale machines with multiple processes. Due to its ability to interface with a plethora of safety devices, and its design to support a variety of safety input properties, the XS26-2 is considered a simple and flexible safety solution for machine safeguarding.

Banner highlights an application requiring monitoring and configuration of safety devices at the end of line. Challenged with multiple safety and non-safety devices, the XS26-2 Expandable Safety Controller was a good fit for the application.

Safeguarding areas around the palletizers and stretch wrappers can prove to be difficult because it involves multiple hazards. The XS26-2 provides a simple and flexible safety solution for machine safeguarding, making it an ideal answer. It's a scalable safety solution equipped to monitor and provide stop and start functions with multiple safety and non-safety input devices. If the areas become more complex, eight additional I/O modules can be added. There are six expansion modules to choose from, including a variety of safety inputs, solid-state safety outputs and safety relay outputs. With easy-to-use configuration software, employees can have the controller up and running in minimal time.


CLICK HERE for more information about the XS26-2 on Banner's site! 

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

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Join A Seminar Featuring The Latest in Vision Technology - Held 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 "Using the Latest in Vision Technology" seminar, hosted by Tony Belter, C&E Vision Specialist.

There are a variety of options when it comes to machine vision products. Making a choice for the application that presents itself is where C&E will assist our customers in choosing a system that is both robust and cost-effective. With numerous manufacturers in this field, C&E is fortunate to represent two well-known companies like Banner Engineering and Teledyne Dalsa and their machine vision products. This seminar will cover hardware and software options to help customers decide when a Smart Camera is needed or when a Vision Sensor will be enough to accomplish the task.

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.


Friday, March 31, 2017

Looking to Advance Your Safety Projects? Visit One of C&E's Safety Seminars At The Upcoming Expos!

C&E sales, inc. Industrial Automation Expo: Automating America


C&E's industrial automation expo is a manufacturer-driven event to enhance our customers' ability to compete by providing world-class automation products and solutions. These expos share ideas and technology through workshops, new solutions, product specials, technical support, and supplier representatives. If  you're looking to advance your safety project, check out one of our free safety seminars that will be represented. 

CLICK HERE to view more expo information and to register! 

Integrating Fluid Power Into Safety Functions:

Safety functions are the Safety Related Parts of the Control Circuit which reduce risk to an acceptable level by the safety and reliable removal of power from hazardous motion and other sources. Pneumatic and Hydraulic cylinders are still the primary sources of motion in Industrial Manufacturing Machines. One of the leading causes of injury is the uncontrolled rapid motion of pneumatic cylinders when clearing a jam because pressure has not been relieved. To assure reliable operation of these Safety Functions, the failure mode of these fluid power devices must be understood and managed. The seminar will review the selection and design of safeguarding circuits with emphasis on the incorporation of fluid power devices.- Instructor: Heinz Knackstedt-C&E Safety Specialist

Siemens S7-1200F Fail-Safe PLC:

We'll take a look inside the Siemens compact fail-safe PLC, S7-1200F. Combining both standard and fail-safe IO and functionality on a single platform, you can build a simple fail-safe application and control it through an HMI. Siemens SIMATIC Safety Integrated is a safety integrated solution for everything from micro PLCs to PLCs with the highest demand; including PC-based wireless solutions and more. - Instructor: Steve Wright-C&E Safety Specialist and John Pipkin-C&E Automation Specialist

Safety Integration for VFDs:

General purpose drives are being used in more applications each day. Many of these applications require safe control and monitoring of the motor. The Siemens GP drive portfolio offers some of the most comprehensive safety functionality in the industry. In this session, you will learn about these safety features, which ones are right for your applications and how to implement them at your facility. - Instructors: Jay Swank-C&E Motion Specialist and Dennis Moore-Siemens Motion Consultant

CLICK HERE to view more information and to register! 

For question, or for more information, please contact C&E at 800-228-2790. We hope to see you at the show!