Automation & Controls

May 7, 2020
1694 ECP

New, Safer Electronic Circuit Protectors Cover all the Bases

Not all electronic circuit protectors (ECP) are batting a thousand, and some failures can cause damage to sensitive electronic components long before the breaker trips. Rockwell Automation's new 1694 ECP provides a safer option.
April 30, 2020

FactoryTalk Activations & RSLogix 5000 Compatibility

Rockwell has made enhancements to the latest version of the FactoryTalk Activation and a change to the activation method used by the latest versions of software.
April 28, 2020

Automatic Drive Configuration – a PowerFlex Time Saver

Automatic Drives Configuration allows the replacement and configuration of PowerFlex VFDs without the need for scheduling a technician to perform the startup. Learn how this built in feature can help reduce downtime.
April 22, 2020

Things to Consider when Migrating your MicroLogix to Micro800

With two more MicroLogix headed to sunset in 2020, now is the time to consider migrating your MicroLogix to Micro800. Since 2017 we’ve seen multiple MicroLogix […]
April 21, 2020

HMI Cleaning Guidelines

In this era of Covid-19 Sanitation is critical. However, most HMI units are Responsive Touch Panels so it is important to use careful selection for your cleaning solution. Check out these guidelines to clean all Rockwell Automation/Allen-Bradley HMI products.
April 17, 2020
CENTERLINE MCC

The 4 S’s of CENTERLINE Motor Control Centers

Rockwell’s CENTERLINE Motor Control Center is a strategic investment with features that make them more efficient, safer, and smarter than their retro 70s predecessor. What was […]
April 14, 2020

Why a Managed Switch? Part 1

Over the last four years since getting involved in the automation space from IT, I have gone from casual observer to getting heavily involved with end […]
April 7, 2020

The Advantages of Smart Motor Control

When your motor fails without warning it can create huge problems like causing damage to the machine and large amounts of unplanned downtime. Allen Bradley has […]
April 1, 2020
Smart Sensors at Work

Integrated Smart Sensors for a Smarter Machine

How can a sensor update make your job easier? Adding Allen Bradley Integrated Smart Sensors to your machines will simplify your day-to-day activities by providing quick […]