Gary H. Lucas, Director of Innovation at Innovative Treatment Products, wrote an article that ran in the July 2018 issue of Control Design magazine titled Wastewater Treatment Plants Can Be Built for Small-Scale Applications. Any facility too isolated to connect to a larger sewer system—such as a school, office or retailer—will have to supply its…
+Tech TopicsAutomation NotebookFYIIssue 28 - 2014Learning ResourcesNotebook IssueProductProgrammable Control
Which is better? A DirectLOGIC style Do-more or the new Terminator I/O style Do-more? The incredible power of the Do-more processor is now available in the popular Terminator I/O form factor. Functionally, both units have identical Do-more engines, so how do you know which one is better for your application? The answer is … It…
ApplicationApplication StoriesAutomation NotebookDrivesFood and BeverageFood Beverage AutomationIndustryIssue 25 – 2013Learning ResourcesMachine ControlMaterial HandlingNotebook IssuePackagingPLCProductProgrammable ControlUser SolutionsVariable Speed Drives
When people hear the name Mel-O-Cream, they usually think of donuts. Founded in 1932 as a retail shop in Springfield, Ill, Mel-O-Cream International (www.mel-o-cream.com) manufactures bakery products, primarily for wholesale distribution to supermarkets and bakeries.
ApplicationApplication StoriesAutomation NotebookAutomationDirect SpotlightData CollectionData System MonitoringEducation/DIYEnergy/UtilitiesHMIIndustryIssue 24 - 2012Learning ResourcesNotebook IssueOperator InterfacePLCProductProgrammable ControlStudent SpotlightStudent Spotlight
The Midwest Propulsion Group is a jet engine club dedicated to increasing the engineering knowledge and experience base of students by providing real-world engineering tasks related to gas turbine restoration and performance analysis, as well as finding vehicular applications for such engines.
ApplicationApplication StoriesAutomation NotebookData System MonitoringHMIIndustryIssue 24 - 2012Learning ResourcesManufacturingNotebook IssueOperator InterfacePLCPLC eBookProcess ControlProductProgrammable Control
AutomationDirect PLCs enable continuous life-cycle testing, provide data collection, and shorten product design and verification cycles at Viking Range.
+Tech TopicsAutomation NotebookIssue 24 - 2012Learning ResourcesNotebook IssueProductProgrammable ControlTechnology Brief
Part of the vision for the Do-more PLC control engine was to make maximum use of Host Engineering’s next generation High Speed Counter and Pulse Output module, the H2-CTRIO2. Pairing this new module with a Do-more CPU creates a solid motion control package that is easier to use than its predecessors while offering more flexible…
+Tech TopicsAutomation NotebookIssue 24 - 2012Learning ResourcesNotebook IssueProductProgrammable Control
At 9:14AM on September 6, 2012, AutomationDirect released the new Do-more PLC. Many customers already knew that Host Engineering, the developer of the Do-more PLC, had been working on this next-generation CPU for several years. Here are some observations from a personal perspective. What is Do-more? If you have ever used a DirectLOGIC PLC, you…
Automation NotebookAutomationDirect SpotlightEntertainmentIndustryIssue 23 – 2012Learning ResourcesNotebook IssueOperator InterfaceProductProgrammable ControlStudent SpotlightStudent Spotlight
PLC training at the United States Institute for Theatre Technology Annual Conference and Stage Expo.
AgricultureApplicationApplication StoriesAutomation NotebookData System MonitoringIndustryIssue 22 – 2012Learning ResourcesNotebook IssueOperator InterfaceProductProgrammable ControlUser Solutions
Upgraded alarm and monitoring systems keep fish and Alaska’s economy alive.
ApplicationApplication StoriesAutomation NotebookFood and BeverageFood Beverage AutomationIndustryIssue 19 – 2011Learning ResourcesMachine ControlNotebook IssuePLCProductProgrammable ControlUser Solutions
Advanced Automation, LLC, in Riverdale, New Jersey, is an automation systems manufacturing company specializing in creating solutions for companies in need of more efficient automated processes. One such need is in the baking industry. Food associations, such as the British Retail Consortium (BRC), Safe Quality Food (SQF) and the American Institute of Baking (AIB), are…