Machine & Process Automation (Mechatronics)

VisuNet Control Center software for remote management of smart thin client-based remote monitors

Extra Smart for Industry 4.0 - The innovative thin client solution from Pepperl+Fuchs

The goal is to offer users solutions that meet all the challenges of Industry 4.0. With this in mind, Pepperl+Fuchs continues to lead the way in developing innovative technologies. The most recent example is now being shown at the Hannover Messe trade fair: the smart thin client solution VisuNet RM GXP with new RM Shell 4.1.

VisuNet GXP with RM Shell 4.1. The smart solution for applications in Zone 1 and 21

Ethernet Switches, Ha-VIS eCon

Ha-VIS eCon Switches: 16 Ports in the most compact space

Quickly, cost efficiently and flexibly / Minimum of space in the electrical cabinet.

Ha-VIS eCon Switches: Customers require only a minimum of space in the electrical cabinet.

The installation of additional communication infrastructure within production facilities can be achieved quickly, cost efficiently and flexibly with Plug&Play Ha-VIS eCon Ethernet Switches. Thanks to the compact design, customers require only a minimum of space in the electrical cabinet.

Safety Transmitter, One Series

The One Series Safety Transmitter gives plant safety teams get simple setup and faster, safer performance, right from the start - all at a more affordable price.

You do not need to use a costly, over complicated process transmitter that must be adapted for safety use. The One Series Safety Transmitter is the first SIL 2-certified transmitter designed solely for safety system applications.

Universal Control System of Bedrock Marks New Era in Automation

From the heart of Silicon Valley, Bedrock Automation has announced the availability of Bedrock, a revolutionary industrial control system that frees users from the constraints of traditional automation.  Featuring a patented architecture with a pin-less, electromagnetic backplane and embedded cyber security, Bedrock addresses virtually all control applications with fewer than a dozen part numbers, reducing cyber attack vectors, cutting lifecycle costs, and simplifying engineering, commissioning and maintenance.

“Starting from a blank sheet of paper while inventing and deploying advanced semiconductor, mechanical design, cyber computing and communication technologies has resulted in a completely new automation platform. The future is now!” said Bedrock Automation CTO and Engineering VP, Albert Rooyakkers. 

Float level switches – magnetic, vertical mounting type (VFS)

Shridhan automation offers Float level switches – magnetic, vertical mounting type (VFS) with unique features. It is established and reliable techniques in industry for single /multiple liquid level sensing and control in open or pressurized vessels. It offers trouble free service in conductive / non-conductive liquids under widely varying temperatures, pressures, liquid viscosity and corrosive conditions. Besides, it provides high repeatability and effects of shocks / vibrations are minimal.

Guided wave radar level transmitter, SmartLine

Honeywell’s latest smartline transmitter increases capabilities of ‘Smart’ field products New Level Transmitter Joins Pressure and Temperature Field Instruments to Provide High Performance Measurement and Optimal Usability


Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) announced the launch of the SmartLine Guided Wave Radar Level transmitter, the latest addition to HPS’s SmartLine® industrial transmitter family. The new device can measure the level and volume of liquids inside processing tanks up to 160 feet in height.

Cognex introduces easy-to-use vision sensor for color applications

Cognex Corporation, the world's leader in machine vision, the company has announced the Checker® 4G7C, an easy-to-use color vision sensor that distinguishes parts by color. “The Checker 4G7C makes verifying product color easier than ever,” says Brian Nachtigall, Senior Manager and Business Unit Manager, Vision Sensors. “With Checker’s proven easy-to-use interface, simply select the color to be verified and you are ready to begin inspecting parts.”

Remote I/O Digital input modules

40% More Space in Your Switch Cabinet; Remote I/O Modules Impress with Their Unique Compact Design. Pepperl+Fuchs completes its wide range of I/O modules with the half-size, eight-channel digital input modules and offers the most compact remote I/O solution for process automation. The slim modules save valuable space in switch cabinets, thereby reduce the cost per channel.











Digital input module

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December'15/January 2016