Industrial Network

Connecting Industrial Machines To Plant Network

In the automation world, we have been getting more involved in the industrial networking side of things, specifically connecting PLC controlled machines to the office network. Traditionally industrial networking has been very expensive and cumbersome in order to get data from the office environment to the production machines on the plant floor. This data is […]

Control Panel

Motion Controller Troubleshoot Job

I just finished an extended four day long troubleshooting job, involving a Galil motion controller, and Allen Bradley servo drive. The customer was experience erratic behavior of the servo motor, on a linear cut-to-length application. The servo drive is at the end of a large machining and assembly line at a wood window mfg. facility. […]

TWIDO PLC

Miter Saw Control Upgrade

We have completed a small system upgrade for a local window and door mfg. The machine in question is an older automatic miter saw. It had an early model AllenBradley PLC model SLC 150 for the controller. The wiring in the control panel was in typical shape for an older machine, it was all pulled […]

Lyco Wausau Inc., Stainless Steel Vacuum Pumps

We are pleased to be of service to Lyco Wausau Inc., a local OEM of stainless steel vacuum pumps. Lyco Wausau is a quality manufacturer of stainless steel vacuum pumps for food processing, pharmaceutical, laboratory, and various air and liquid transfer applications. We recommend Lyco Wausau as a local, American Made source for quality vacuum […]

Vacuum Pump Controls

Vacuum Pump Controls

Industrial Stainless Steel Vacuum Pump Contols We recently finished a small control panel for a local OEM of stainless steel vacuum pumps. The pump is mounted on a stainless steel frame, along with associated valves and wiring. We provided the Allen Bradley controls, including the PLC, HMI, Variable Speed Drive, and programming services. The 3 […]

CSCAPE 9.5

Horner Automation Group Launches Cscape 9.50!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE INDIANAPOLIS (1-21-14) – Horner Automation Group announces the launch of its latest and most advanced Cscape to date—version 9.5.  With Cscape 9.5, Horner includes a variety of features, enhancing the programming environment and user experience. Adding Tag Based Advanced Ladder Logic offers an alternate way to program controllers using tagged variables, such […]

Boiler Controls, Biomass Chip Burner

This is a picture of a control system we designed for a biomass wood chip burner. The wood chips are fed by auger from a storage bin to the boiler. We built this control system to operate the auger feed motor, the main and auxiliary draft blower motors, and solenoids. The two main motors are […]

Master Zone Counter system for parking facilities

August, 2013 – CARLO GAVAZZI is proud to announce the launch of the new Master Zone Counter system for parking facilities. The Master Zone Counter (MZC) is a standalone controller that keeps track of the number of available parking spaces in different zones of parking facilities. Sensors, mounted at entry and exit points of each […]