New I/O Modules Simplify Device Connections in Hazardous Areas


Industrial producers can more easily and efficiently connect to devices in hazardous areas using the new Allen-Bradley 1718 Ex I/O modules from Rockwell Automation. The intrinsically safe distributed I/O modules provide EtherNet/IP connectivity to field devices in Zone 0 and Zone 1 hazardous areas. 1718 Ex I/O modules can reduce wiring in industrial applications because they can … Continue reading New I/O Modules Simplify Device Connections in Hazardous Areas

Rockwell Automation Levels Up Industrial Computing Portfolio Following Acquisition of ASEM S.p.A.


Rockwell Automation, Inc. has announced the introduction of its VersaView 6300 family of Allen-Bradley industrial computers, which will be available starting August 2020. The launch of the VersaView 6300 family follows the May 2020 acquisition of ASEM S.p.A. and represents a considerable extension of the company’s capability for industrial PCs (IPC), human machine interface (HMI) and secure Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) remote access solutions.

Rockwell Automation Saves Project Creation Time with New Standards Builder Tool


The new ProposalWorks Standards Builder from Rockwell Automation is an application designed to assist end users with generating, customizing and maintaining their control standards. Engineers can document project standards, track revisions and more to help establish consistency from project design through procurement and commissioning. Although Standards Builder is its own capability, users launch the application via the … Continue reading Rockwell Automation Saves Project Creation Time with New Standards Builder Tool

Industrial Networking Part 1: Physical Media


In part 1 of our industrial networking series, Mike Masterson, Automation Specialist with The Reynolds Company, joins Wayne Welk, for a discussion about the physical media used in industrial networking, such as the common types of copper and fiber cabling and SFP transceivers. Also discussed are the various tools to help you check and certify your network cables on the plant floor.

Maximizing Your TechConnect


In this episode, Bill Prather, from Rockwell Automation joins Brad Freeman, to discuss Rockwell’s technical support program, TechConnect, focusing on how customers can ensure they are accessing all of their contract’s benefits.

ROKLive and the Rockwell Automation Cloud-Based Infrastructure


In this episode of TRC Talks, David Nute and Wayne Welk, Automation Specialists with The Reynolds Company, discuss ROKLive and RAcbi. ROKLive is a new event offered by Rockwell Automation. Originally planned to be in Boston, it transformed into a virtual event complete with keynote speeches, technical seminars, a virtual trade show, and hands-on labs. … Continue reading ROKLive and the Rockwell Automation Cloud-Based Infrastructure