Hirschmann Automation and Control
Hirschmann says its new Scalable Mobile Control System can be used for controlling and monitoring machine functions, as well as for load moment indication. The product family includes new control from the iFlex series and new iScout operating consoles, which are said to allow tailor-made solutions at reasonable prices. According to the company, the modular concept ensures that each solution can be adapted economically at any time to new requirements.
Kruse Controls Inc.
KrusePlant-Info collects, stores, and reports aggregate/sand plant data such as production time, down time, operator hours, temperature, and more. The KrusePlant-Info kit includes transmitters that are used to send data to an industrial computer and interface modules. The data is stored in customized tables to allow future queries. The reports can be viewed with any Web browser. Automatic daily reports are developed to display historical activity and trends of required data. These reports can be automatically e-mailed to plant personnel
Rockwell Automation offers a CMM Packaged Software Solution based on Pavillion8 Technology. The company says the composite application framework for control, optimization, and visualization allows for correlation of multiple process units performance information and other various disparate systems with predictive horizon capabilities to drive proactive decision making in real-time, and with great efficiency.
Etheridge Automation says its Quarry Information Management System, a customized HMI software system, is designed specifically for the aggregate industry. Features include sequential start/stop at the touch of a button; flexible interlocking; historical trending; daily production reporting, which is customized for each plant; and software speed switches, which provide protection for conveyors with no maintenance.