May 2019 Newsletter
Power/mation is pleased to announce our new partnership with Bedrock Automation. Bedrock is the maker of a powerful and cyber secure automation platform. They have assembled the latest technologies to build an automation solution for industrial controls based on three prime directives: simplicity, scalability and security. The result is a new platform of automation called OSA (Open Secure Automation), a revolutionary new Industrial Control System designed to bring a high level of productivity and ease-of-use to automation while providing cybersecurity to critical manufacturing processes.

Contact your Power/mation Account Representative for more details.
Watch the video to learn how to design a control system strong enough for today's security threats.
Banner Engineering's SC10 Series Safety Controllers

Replace the functionality of two or more safety relay modules with one compact, cost-effective, and easy-to-use device. SC10 Series safety controllers feature an intuitive user interface that simplifies setup and management as well as advanced diagnostic capabilities to quickly identify and resolve issues.

Read more about the series here .
Turck's TBEN-PLC, a CODESYS 3 Controller for the Field.

The device is a compact, IP67 PLC for control of smaller or modular machines. Thanks to its extremely robust housing and high degree of environmental protection, the TBEN-PLC can operate directly on-machine. A wide temperature range of -40 to 70 °C allows flexible use of the TBEN-PLC in a wide variety of environments. The flexibility and powerful tools of CODESYS 3 software have been a game changer in controller applications. Watch the video below.
Phoenix UL Type II, Surge & Overcurrent Protection

Phoenix Contact continues to expand its product portfolio of reliable surge protection products. The latest additions are redesigned versions of our PLT-SEC product family. This product family has been revamped, and the 120 V AC product now has a UL Type 2 Listing. The UL Listing will enable much smoother integration of products into new and existing applications while also saving time and money. This is a big advantage for UL 508A panel shops. Click here to learn more .
Rittal Corporation's Hygienic Design

All areas of the food industry require different hygiene standards. Rittal has the right solution, from the housing and the power distribution to the climate control. Watch the video below, Why Hygienic Design?
RRAMAC's EdgeScout Quick Start Demo

Watch the video below to see a brief overview of the initial proof of concept features. See how simple it is for users to begin configuring vital asset data for dashboards, alerts, alarm notifications and historical reporting. The platform is set-up by RRAMAC's IoT experts without requiring a time commitment from your team.
Lenze's i500 Series Frequency Inverters: Do More with Less

With a power range of 0.33 to 175 hp (0.25 ... 132 kW) the i500 is a high-quality inverter capable of solving a wide range of applications including fans, pumps, conveying, mixing, tooling as well as basic indexing when used with an EtherCAT based controller. A slim design, scalable functionality and exceptional user-friendliness are just a few of the distinguishing characteristics of the i500.

Watch the video below or Learn more here .
Control Techniques’ Learning Center

The Learning Center is Control Techniques’ online training portal, providing in depth, immersive training on their products. The courses on The Learning Center are free of charge and may be accessed by anyone who has registered and been approved. The Learning Center is where you may participate in comprehensive and engaging product training that covers their line of General Purpose and High Performance AC and DC Drives, Servo Drives and Motors and Motion Control Solutions. All at NO COST to you! To request access click here , then fill out and submit the form.

Take a video tour of The Learning Center by watching the video below.
Pilz's Safeguarding Space-critical Applications

Narrow light curtains are particularly useful for safeguarding production processes such as engraving or milling. Because every centimeter counts in the design! Light curtains monitor encroachment in the danger zone without requiring a lot of space. They safely switch off the machine movement when the protected field is interrupted.

  • Finger and hand protection for applications up to PL c and PL e
  • Narrow design saves space and costs
  • Cascading function without dead zones for effective protection against encroachment into and behind the protected area
  • User-friendly diagnostics via LEDs to reduce downtimes
  • Rapid and simple assembly, installation and commissioning
  • Safe and economical one-stop solution e.g. with PNOZsigma or PNOZmulti

Learn more information on Pilz light curtains by clicking here .
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.
  • June 20, 2019
  • At our NEW Appleton, WI Office

  • May 20 - 23, 2019 in Pewaukee, WI



  • August 21 and 22, 2019 in St. Paul, MN
  • October 30 and 31, 2019 in Pewaukee, WI



  • June 5, 2019 in Appleton, WI
  • October 9, 2019 in Pewaukee, WI



  • June 6, 2019 in Appleton, WI
  • October 10, 2019 in Pewaukee, WI
PRICE ADJUSTMENTS
April
Control Techniques/Nidec (4/1/19)
Meltric (4/1/19)
Pilz (4/1/19)
Sprecher & Schuh (4/1/19)
  
May
Crouzet (5/1/19)
Fortress (5/1/19)
Lenze (5/1/19)
Mersen (5/1/19)
SSAC/Littelfuse (5/1/19)

June
Bodine (6/2/19)
ABB Electrification (6/3/19)
Phoenix (6/29/19)
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