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TE Connectivity Launches New Industrial Connectors that Combine Reliability and Cost Savings with Du...

New Range of Easy-To-Install Industry Standard Connectors Equipped with Robust Termination Technology Allows Timesaving and Flexible Field Installation TE Connectivity, a world leader in connectivity, has launched a range of ruggedized Industrial RJ45 connectors for industrial use. The new products include an industrial RJ45 Push-Pull Variant 14 connector with a plastic shell, and an industrial […]

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Belden Connectors Enable Fast, On-Site PROFINET Connections

Field Attachable Connectors from Lumberg Automation Makes PROFINET Set-Up Easy with Insulation-Displacement Technology Belden Inc., a global leader in signal transmission solutions for mission-critical applications, has launched two connectors from Lumberg Automation – designed specifically for establishing industrial Ethernet connections in applications with challenging conditions, such as railway and on machine. The RSCIS 4D/9 and […]

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PI Certifies Communication Module for PROFINET IO Version 2.31

Device Passes Most Stringent Levels of Testing for Conformance Class C and Netload III Hilscher Gesellschaft für Systemautomation mbH and Hilscher North America, Inc. are pleased to announce that the comX 51CA-RE communication module has successfully been tested against PROFINET IO Version 2.31 and certified for conformance by PI (PROFIBUS and PROFINET International). In addition […]

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New generation of high-reliability UHF readers for production and logistics

Simatic RF650R for logistics applications Simatic RF685R and RF680R for production environments Simatic RF685R with integrated adaptive antenna Extensive diagnostic functions for high plant availability Reduced expenditure during commissioning, integration and maintenance Siemens is launching a new generation of RFID readers for the ultra-high frequency (UHF) band. The three new devices in different functional and […]

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Newsletter Merger

Welcome to the new, combined edition of PROFINEWS (global edition) and PROFINEWS North American Edition. The combined newsletter has a new look and a new home here at www.profinews.com. It features the most-read articles, other articles from this issue, and the AllThingsPROFI twitter feed in the right hand column. The editorial team includes members from […]

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Training and Events (Issue 121)

The 27 Regional PI Associations (RPAs), affiliated PI Training Centers (PITCs), and their members offer a wide range of training classes and events to learn about PROFIBUS and PROFINET. SPS/IPC/Drives Show The events are frequently trade shows where the RPAs members provide multivendor demos. Such a trade show is coming up next month in Nuremberg […]

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PROFIBUS-Controlled Dispersion System

In its small component metering in the explosive area, Henkel is using BARTEC’s remote I/O system ANTARES for the first time in its dispersion and solvent adhesives operation in Düsseldorf. Henkel became a manufacturer of adhesives somewhat unintentionally when, in 1923, a shortage of packaging adhesives threatened to hinder the labelling of products. Today, the […]

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