Issue 23 – 2012
In this issue, we focus on a group at San Diego State University. They recently participated in a theatre technology expo, where they demonstrated how PLCs can work in theater and on stage.Also see how a California company simplified the production of biodiesel while lowering production costs, and be sure to check out the latest and greatest on our Productivity3000 controller.
- TJ Johns
In This Issue of The Automation Notebook…
Cloud-based applications promise to deliver benefits for industrial applications, but implementation challenges exist.
Cloud computing is becoming increasingly attractive for business and personal applications where its low cost solutions and fast deployment help companies and individuals save time and money.…Read more →
STEGO enclosure heaters, thermostats, hygrostats and hygrotherms protect against condensation while providing the greatest possible air circulation.
Touch-safe convection heaters are designed to utilize natural convection, resulting in a circulating current of warm air while minimizing surface temperatures on the …Read more →
We have added several exciting products since our last edition of the Automation Notebook. Here are some highlights about some of those new products including: Jefferson Electric Buck-Boost Transformers, Stainless Steel Proximity Sensors, Metal Guard Foot Switches, Pneumatic Solenoid Valve …Read more →
The 2012 year has brought many new enhancements for the Productivity Series control platform; you will notice subtle improvements to the software as well as major module additions such as the High-Speed Counter and Pulse Output modules. In this article …Read more →
Since its beginning in 1946, CH2M HILL has become a global leader by providing full-service consulting and design, as well as design-build and operations and program management in over 80 countries.
Headquartered in Englewood, Colorado, CH2M HILL was founded on …Read more →
How to determine whether to rewind or replace amotor, and how to find the right motor size for your application.
Every business is trying to conserve energy in the face of high utility costs, so getting the best return on …Read more →
Systems produce biodiesel for a total cost as low as 67 cents per gallon, turning waste into profit.
Imagine if restaurants and other commercial food enterprises could turn used kitchen oil into fuel instead of simply disposing of it. Then …Read more →
PLC training at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology Annual Conference and Stage Expo.
AutomationDirect’s programmable logic controllers were featured in a training center hosted by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology (USITT) at their annual Conference and …Read more →
In each issue of the Automation Notebook we feature a section of brainteasers. These are the brainteaser answers from Issue 23, 2012 of the Automation Notebook. The brainteaser questions are repeated in black. The answers to the brainteaser questions are …Read more →