March 2019 Newsletter
A BIG THANK YOU to our customers who attended ABB Customer World with us last week! We gained insight into the future and got to see some amazing innovations from the experts! Stay tuned in the next couple weeks for a wrap up video created by Power/mation.
Power/mation is pleased to announce a new partner in our motion control offering, Yaskawa America Inc.  Their line of machine controllers, servo drives and servo motors (both rotary and linear) not only enhances our line of world class products, it also furthers our commitment to providing you, our customer, with innovative automation solutions. Stay tuned for future announcements!
Phoenix Contact's New HTML 5 Web Panels

The new web panel HMIs do not require a specific PLC make, model or communication protocol. Instead, they utilize HTML 5 communications standard making them universally suitable to communicate with any webs server. There is no local HMI project download required. Simply enter an IP address, and they will show the content provided by the web server, such as a built-in web page on a PLC or other "IIoT-enabled device. No further local programming required.

Banner Engineering's SR-IM Series Interface Modules

Implement cost-effective safety solutions that protect at the highest levels of safety. SR-IM Series interface modules are specifically designed to be used with safety light curtains and other primary safety devices with External Device Monitoring (EDM). These compact relays provide an interface between the devices and the machines they safeguard. Used properly, they will achieve Category 4 PLe safety.

Turck's How To Video on the USB IO-Link Master

Watch the video below to learn how to configure an IO-Link sensor using Pactware and a USB IO-Link master. You'll need an IO-Link sensor, a USB IO-Link master, a double-ended four-pin M12 cordset and a laptop or PC.
Control Techniques' Digitax HD M750 Multi-Protocol Ethernet Servo Drive

Ethernet communications have emerged as the leading interface for many automation applications. Control Techniques introduced the latest variant of the award winning Digitax HD servo drive solutions. The Digitax HD M750 integrates a multi-protocol Ethernet port that provides easy integration with EtherNet/IP, PROFINET RT or Modbus TCP systems, in addition to Control Techniques Real Time Motion over Ethernet protocol (RTMoE) for highly synchronized multi-axis applications.

See their Digitax HD servo drive and Unimotor hd servo motor at their website for more information.
Confidence. Intelligence, Industry 4.0 Solution

Nexen Smart ZSE Brakes (ZSES) are available with Industry 4.0 compatible smart internal sensors. These sensors provide data to maximize machine efficiency and safety.

  • Disengagement Verification
  • Internal Temperature Sensor

Nexen’s ZSE was also awarded a Bronze level Design News Golden Mousetrap Award , one of the top three spots in the category of Automation & Motion Control: Motors and Mechanical Motion Devices.  Click here for quick access to the ZSE product page.
TRAINING & EVENTS
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.

  • May 7 - 10, 2019 in St. Paul, MN
  • May 20 - 23, 2019 in Pewaukee, WI



  • April 10 and 11, 2019 in St. Paul, MN
  • May 15 and 16, 2019 in Wood Dale, IL



  • April 3, 2019 location tbd
  • May 1, 2019 in St. Paul, MN
  • June 5, 2019 in Appleton, WI



  • March 20, 2019 in Sioux Falls, SD
  • April 4, 2019 location tbd
  • May 2, 2019 in St. Paul, MN
  • June 6, 2019 in Appleton, WI
PRICE ADJUSTMENTS
March
Apex (3/1/19)
Recora (3/1/19)
Werma (3/1/19)
Macromatic (3/11/19)
  
April
Control Techniques/Nidec (4/1/19)
Sprecher & Schuh (4/1/19)

May
Mersen (5/1/19)
SSAS/Littelfuse (5/1/19)
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