Hansford Sensors – Vibration Monitoring

Vibration monitoring sensors and measurement systems. Products include industrial vibration sensors – Accelerometers, 4-20mA Intrinsically Safe Transmitters, Modular and wireless Systems for vibration measurement and Portable Vibration Meter Kits.

Hansford Sensors – Vibration Monitoring

Design and manufacture of accelerometers for monitoring vibration and temperature levels of industrial machinery. Used in Industries such as Mining, Wind Power, Metals and Paper.

HS-620 Compact and Portable Meter

HS-620 Compact and Portable Meter

The HS-620 portable Vibration Meter Kit has been designed for use as both an entry level and also a comprehensive vibration monitoring instrument for maintenance engineers across all types of industry.

The kit consists of the compact vibration meter, a hand held probe, a magnetic mount for more permanent installations, a protective carrying case, an instruction manual and battery chargers for both mains and in-car use.

Fieldbus Foundation – Device Data Networks

In late 1994, the path of fieldbus took a new, promising direction. Two parallel supplier consortiums-the InterOperable Systems Project (ISP) and WorldFIP North America-merged to form the Fieldbus Foundation.

Fieldbus Foundation – Device Data Networks

‘This advanced digital communication solution was designed from the ground-up to support mission-critical control applications where the proper transfer and handling of data is essential. Foundation technology was created to replace incompatible networks and systems with an open, fully integrated architecture for information integration and distributed, real-time control across the enterprise.”

High Speed Ethernet HSE - Fieldbus

High Speed Ethernet (HSE) is ideally suited for use as a control backbone. Running at 100 Mbit/s, the technology is designed for device, subsystem and enterprise integration.

Foundation technology is the world’s leading digital protocol for process automation.Industrial network communication system for real-time distributed control. In the Technical Reference area you will find information on Design, installation and operation of Foundation-based plant automation systems….

Foundation Fieldbus H1 uses twisted pair or fiber media to link devices and the controller. Upto 32 Nodes on one port/point.

“Fieldbus is an all digital, two-way multi-drop communications link among intelligent smart field devices and automation systems. FOUNDATION Fieldbus is the Local Area Network (LAN) for instruments used in process automation with built-in capability to distribute the control application across the network.”

Here is a Fieldbus Device – Temperature Head Transmitter

Endress + Hauser – TMT85 – The iTEMP® TMT85 is a head transmitter for assembly in a terminal head DIN form B with 2 sensor inputs for resistance thermometers in 2-wire, 3-wire or 4-wire connection, thermocouples, voltage and resistance transmitters.

Modbus Communication Protocol Suite

Group of individuals and firms supporting and helping the implementation of Modbus communication protocol suite and the evolution to address architectures for distributed automation systems.

Modbus Communication Protocol Suite

Some Activities of the Modbus Organization are …to Encourage, support and evolve …

  • Participation in standards activities worldwide.
  • Leading the evolution of the Modbus protocol and its variants.
  • Modbus across a broad spectrum of physical layers and transmission media.
  • Conformance testing program to insure greater interoperability of Modbus devices.

Some Facts –

Modbus Protocol is a messaging structure developed by Modicon (Schneider Electric) in 1979. It is used to establish master-slave/client-server communication between intelligent devices. It is a de facto standard, truly open and the most widely used network protocol in the industrial manufacturing environment.

The semiconductor industry has implemented a Network Communication Standard and an Object Messaging Protocol using Modbus TCP/IP. This allows SEMI Sensor Bus compatible sensors to communicate with each other using Modbus TCP/IP.

The mMINT

The mMINT (Modbus Master INCOM Network Translator) Module is an Eaton accessory product that will provide communication between a Modbus RTU network and an INCOM network.

The mMINT module is a slave device on the Modbus network and as such requires a master that will exchange register objects with the mMINT module. 32 products can be connected to INCOM network port (246 unique addresses maximum).

Parker Hannifin – Motion Control

Manufacturer of products in motion and control technologies. Other areas are control, seals, industrial, aerospace, EOG, life sciences. The main fields are Hydraulics, pneumatics, integrated motion components and assemblies.

Parker Hannifin – Motion Control

1918 – Engineer-entrepreneur Arthur L. Parker founds the Company. ….History

Aerospace, Automation, Climate & Industrial Controls, Filtration, Fluid Connectors, Hydraulics, Instrumentation.

Parker Hannifin - Motion Control

Parker designed the fuel system that made it possible for Charles Lindbergh to cross the Atlantic.

Parker Hannifin is one of the largest companies in the world in motion control technologies, including aerospace, climate control, electromechanical, filtration, fluid and gas handling, hydraulics, pneumatics, process control, and sealing and shielding.

Emerson Process Management

“Emerson Process Management is a leading global supplier of products, services, and solutions that measure, analyze, control, automate, and improve process-related operations.”

Emerson Process Management

Automation, control, and optimization technology and services. …. from the business previously known as Fisher-Rosemount, which was already a recognized leader in process-automation products and technology.

Divisions – Bristol , Brooks Instrument, Daniel, Fisher Valves, Flow Computer Division, Mobrey Measurement, Power & Water Solutions, Rosemount, Valve Automation Division…..

Multi-parameter liquid analyzer

Multi-parameter liquid analyzer

The 56 is a line powered analyzer offering single or dual sensor input with an unrestricted choice of dual measurement combinations. The 56 measures pH, ORP, ISE, Conductivity, Chlorine, Dissolved and Gaseous Oxygen, Dissolved Ozone, Temperature, Turbidity, or Flow and will accept 4-20mA current input. The device is offered in 24VDC or 115/230 auto-switching AC. HART digital communications is a standard feature.

Emerson Electric Co.
8000 West Florissant Avenue, P.O. Box 4100, St. Louis MO 63136, United States.

Maple Systems – Operator Interface Technology

Line of products that range from alphanumeric and ASCII terminals to fully-loaded Touchscreen industrial computers. Maple Systems has a reliable and affordable operator interface solutions for automation and computerized machines.

Maple Systems – Operator Interface Technology

“With modern touchscreens, intuitive software, and unrivaled value and functionality, Maple Systems provides versatile control solutions to complement your machine’s design:”

COMPACT Graphic HMI - Maple Systems

Maple’s HMI5043N and HMI5043T Widescreen HMIs have 4.3 inch touchscreen displays with a resolution of 480 x 272 pixels and a 16:9 aspect ratio. Both have the same features, that the HMI5043T also has an Ethernet port.

COMPACT Graphic HMI – Maple Systems

Cost effective because of their small size, these graphic HMIs are powerful enough to handle most HMI tasks and they are loaded with 90 percent of the features found in our top of the line Graphic HMIs.

This 4.3 inch Widescreen Unit gives you 35 percent more screen area than a standard 3.5 inch model. And the 4.3 inch gives you 480 x 272 pixels — 70 percent more pixels than a standard 3.5 inch screen.

Maple Systems Inc.
808 134th Street SW, Suite 120 Everett, WA, USA

Web Studio – SCADA Open HMI Software

Using a browser from any Thin Client PC or Tablet .. view Status, Annunciations, Alarms and monitor online history data. Visualize data for Analysis or Tuning. Monitor real time process parameters to optimize the plant production.

Web Studio - SCADA Open HMI Software

Now plants have to be energy conscious and keep in mind the environment health, like air and water. Most important is a consistent yield of a job which is within stated quality and reliability. Worker/Plant safety is also a part of process quality and cost effectiveness..

Web Studio is a powerful HMI/SCADA software

Security: Multi-levels of application security. Easily restrict application access.

Reports: Create and E-mail concise reports in RTF, XML, PDF, CSV, and HTML file formats (via remote connection). Store reports internally, or automatically download to a remote location via new FTP configuration interface.

Scalable: Reduce development costs by easily scaling projects from one interface/operating environment to another.