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Teledyne LeCroy today introduces the CP030A and CP031A high sensitivity current probes. These probes provide sensitivity down to 1 mA/div allowing users to measure current from the mA range up to a continuous current of 30Arms and peak current of 50A all with the same probe. The probes provide a…

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German industrial giant Siemens AG and Houston Mayor Annise Parker teamed up at City Hall to announce that Siemens' new oil and gas headquarters will call the Energy Corridor home. Siemens said it will base its headquarters at the new West Memorial Place at 15375 Memorial Drive. Siemens will occupy…

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Emerson Process Management, a global business of Emerson, has completed automating a new 800-MW, supercritical thermal power-generating unit of AP Genco in Krishnapatnam. Sri Damodaram Sanjeevaiah Thermal Power Station in Krishnapatnam is a $2-billion investment by AP Genco that will provide new, low-emission generation capacity to support the region’s rapid…

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SAGE Automation, which has a string of blue-chip customers including Glencore, BHP Billiton, Orica, Santos and Coca-Cola Amatil, is eyeing acquisitions in the US as it capitalises on an increasing focus in industry of the "internet of things". The convergence of traditional information technology and operational systems is an increasing…

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Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduced 21000 Series (Size 8) double-stack linear actuators. The compact actuators occupy just 0.8 sq. in. (21 mm2).  The 21000 Series linear actuators come in three versions — captive, non-captive and external linear versions. They are available in a wide variety of resolutions ranging from 0.0025…

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Companies here, especially those in the service-related industries, will soon get more help to adopt technology, after a new two-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA) and e2i on Monday (Apr 6). Under the MoU, companies can expect events like knowledge sharing, visits…

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Port equipment manufacturer Kalmar is investing Euro 3m in a port automation testing and development platform, expected to be fully operational early 2016. The platform will be used primarily for testing in customer projects and new product releases at the company’s Technology and Competence Centre in Tampere, Finland. The investment…

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Eaton releases PowerXL DE1 Variable Speed Starter that combines the ease of a motor starter with the versatility of a variable frequency drive, making it suitable for any situation where a variable motor speed is required but would be too complex.. The device allows any panelbuilder , machine builder or…

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Toshiba Corporation's Semiconductor and Storage Products Company is set to start mass production of a new CMOS image sensor with a 1/3-inch optical format and full HD resolution at the end of April. The new Toshiba, image, sensor, CMOS, April employing Toshiba’s original high dynamic range (HDR) function, is optimised…

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Baumer introduces AFI5 conductivity meter with remote sensor that incudes two individual components: the inductive sensing element and the transmitter with integrated CombiView display. These components can be installed separately from each other and connected via a cable. Installing the transmitter and inductive sensor separately offers ultimate flexibility in terms…