April 2018 Newsletter
Each month Power/mation sends out a newsletter filled with new product information from our most trusted suppliers as well as company and industry updates. Scroll to the bottom and you'll find upcoming training , seminars, news and  events . Thanks for reading!

The Power/mation Solutions Group customizes high quality perimeter fencing systems to meet your needs. Our systems are robust, durable and attractive and there is virtually no limit to what we can build. Offering two systems: Express and Standard, both consist of a minimum number of components including anodized aluminum profile posts with floor brackets, ABB Jokab Safety patented mounting hardware, U-profiles and welded mesh or polycarbonate panels.

Contact your local sales representative to learn more. 800.843.9859
Join us on March 4-7, 2019 in Houston, TX for ABB's Customer World 2019 , where professionals in our industries come together to collaborate and learn. More details coming soon. Contact Mandy with questions, mandy.huston@powermation.com .

Turck's new TBEN-S-RFID interface is rugged, compact and IP67 rated. Watch the YouTube video below to check it out for yourself.
14 Color & Display Options in One Versatile Segment for TL70 Tower Lights

Banner's new light segment for TL70 Series Tower Lights utilizes new LED technology to support 14 color choices in a single modular segment. The versatility offered by this high-visibility LED light segment makes it easy to create custom indication solutions, modify existing tower lights, and simplify stocking requirements.

Quint Power - New compact low wattage power supplies with maximum functionality 

Phoenix Contact introduces low wattage power supplies to our premium QUINT POWER product line. The newest members of this family deliver ultra-high reliability in new compact housing designs with power ranging up to 100 W. The low wattage devices feature maximum functionality with a diverse list of application worthy benefits. These compact low wattage power supplies accommodate critical applications utilizing the advanced technology of QUINT POWER. 

For the first time, power supplies in the power range from 30 W can offer advanced functionality and capabilities such as a powerful dynamic boost and preventative function monitoring. All of our new QUINT POWER low wattage power supplies highlight the current robust QUINT POWER dynamic boost of up to 200 percent the nominal current for up to 5 seconds. The 30 W and 60 W devices also have the ability to provide a continuous static power boost of up to 125 percent of the nominal current. All of our new QUINT POWER low wattage power supplies are NEC Class 2 approved. 

These new models are designed for critical applications that may have spacing limitations. The compact housing and premier features of the new QUINT POWER additions provide innovative opportunities for analytical and strategic applications. Connection options include push-in or screw technology for easy installation. 

Recording & Control Hints and Tips - pH dosing using Control Master

ABB's ControlMaster CM30 is a fast responding PID controller that performs pH dosing, without the fear of overdosing or instability. Watch the video below to learn how the CM30's dead-time compensation makes it to the perfect pH controller.
ACSI Integrated Servo Motor/Drive/Controller, Easy-to-use, all-in-one actuator control system

Tolomatic's new ACSI servo motor/drive/controller creates a space-saving, all-in-one actuator control solution for single-axis applications. When mounted to a Tolomatic electric actuator it offers a complete motion control system with a simple digital I/O, analog input or robust industrial Ethernet. The ACSI offers cost-effective motion control and is ideal for replacing pneumatic cylinders and automating other axes of motion. With built-in configurations for compatible Tolomatic electric actuators, the ACSI servo motor controller creates fast, easy linear motion via a USB or Ethernet port. Rotary axes and third-party actuator control are also supported.

  • Two sizes: NEMA 23 & 24
  • Control options include EtherNet/IP, PROFINET, Modbus TCP and Basic (Digital or Analog I/O) (EtherCAT coming soon!)
  • Standard IP65 rating

IAI's New High-Speed IXA SCARA Robot

  • Very fast cycle times
  • Achieves lower price and offers better performance and functionality than previous models.
  • Low vibration, accurate positioning
  • Equipped with a battery-less Absolute Encoder as standard, less maintenance
  • Fully covered structure, double arm structure

Power/mation conducts customer training sessions and participates in relevant trade shows on a regular basis. Check out our website to see a complete list of our upcoming schedule and to register.
ABB's YuMi at Our Office!

Join Power/mation and ABB's YuMi Collaborative Robot for live demonstrations and to learn how YuMi can fit in to your specific application. Lunch provided!

  • May 17, 2018 in St. Paul, MN
  • 10AM - 2PM

Here’s your opportunity to gain a thorough understanding of web tension and torque control methods while learning about MAGPOWR tension control products. This intense FREE day-and-a-half seminar will be held April 24-25 in St. Paul, MN, and includes classroom, hands-on demonstration and application activities. You’ll learn about open and closed loop tension control systems, load cells, dancer systems, clutches and brakes. Flyer and registration info here

  • April 24-25, 2018 at the Hotel Metro in St. Paul, MN

Profinet One-Day Training Class

Fee : $495
  • August 15-16, 2018 in St. Paul

Fee : $250
  • May 2, 2018 in St. Paul, MN
  • June 6, 2018 in the Appleton, WI area

Fee : $250
  • May 3, 2018 in St. Paul, MN
  • June 7, 2018 in the Appleton, WI area
Mersen (4/1/18)
Nidec (4/1/18)
Trans-Coil (4/1/18)
Fortress (4/14/18)
Apex (5/1/18)
Lenze (5/1/18)
Maple Systems (5/21/18)
Future Price Increases
Tolomatic (6/18/2018)
Eaton (6/19/18)
Exlar (7/1/18)
Sola/Hevi-Duty (7/2/18)

  • April 25 - 28, 2018 at the Cobo Center in Detroit, MI

Good luck to the Power/mation sponsored teams competing: PWNAGE 2451, Paradigm Shift 1259, Granite City Gear Heads 3244 and FireBears 2846!