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Compact AS-i modules, from Siemens, save space in the control cabinet 0

Compact AS-i modules, from Siemens, save space in the control cabinet

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Automation news, Siemens Blog

Siemens has developed extremely compact I/O (input/output) modules for AS-Interface with widths of just 17.5 and 22.5 millimeters. The new AS-i SlimLine compact modules are just half the width of the predecessor devices, and they save space in the control cabinet and in distributed control boxes. They possess new, practice-oriented functions, such as device connectors and switchable sensor supply, that surpass the previous functional scope. To read the rest of this product release, click here ...

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Schneider Electric Introduces Foxboro Compact 200 Series I/O 0

Schneider Electric Introduces Foxboro Compact 200 Series I/O

Posted by on Nov 23, 2015 in Automation news

Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management, has released a new I/O family for its Foxboro Evo™ process automation system.  The Foxboro® Compact 200 Series I/O fieldbus modules support more I/O modules in less space, reducing footprint up to 50 percent and offering significant potential for cost savings. To read the rest of this product release, click here ...

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BMW X3 to be built in South Africa 0

BMW X3 to be built in South Africa

Posted by on Nov 20, 2015 in Automation news

A major boost to the local automation and engineering industry, BMW have announced that they will be upgrading their Rosslyn Plant in Pretoria to assembly the new BMW X3. The X3 production line will be replacing the existing BMW 3 series line that has been successfully running at the BMW Rosslyn Plant Further news to follow....

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