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Customer Solution: Industrial Brewery Production and Diagnostics

A major American brewing company was in need of a solution for its production facilities that could network multiple production processes together  and be able to withstand temperatures in excess of 140°F without failing. Multiple controllers and production machines needed … Continue reading

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Product Spotlight: DeviceMaster® UP

The DeviceMaster UP industrial Ethernet gateways are designed to provide EtherNet/IP, Modbus/TCP, Modbus RTU/ASCII, and PROFINET PLC connectivity to a wide variety of devices. Advanced features include: Protocol Flexibility – EtherNet/IP, Modbus/TCP, PROFINET IO DualConnectPlus™ Technology – connect raw/ASCII devices … Continue reading

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Energy Substation Surveillance & Power Monitoring

With rising value of scrap metal and struggling economies throughout the world, theft of copper and other materials is on the rise.  Surveillance is increasing at energy substations, power plants and other critical infrastructure locations in attempt to deter thieves … Continue reading

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Aircraft Part Manufacturing Automation

A large sensor and measuring instrument manufacturer has teamed up with Comtrol to offer an innovative factory automation capability to industrial manufacturers and warehouse distribution centers.  Optimizing efficiency and increasing productivity through mechanization and industrial innovation is the goal. An … Continue reading

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Ethernet Over Fiber-Optics: As clear as glass!

As the demand for Ethernet connectivity increases in the market, so do the demands on Ethernet connectivity.  By transmitting Ethernet signals over fiber-optic cabling, users are able to extend the distance Ethernet signals will reach, protect against external Electro-Magnetic Interference … Continue reading

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Efficiency in Energy Management

An energy meter manufacturing company based in Cairo, Egypt discovered that there is an economical solution to the extra time and cost that can be accrued by sending out company personnel to manually read electrical meters and log energy usage … Continue reading

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Ward Systems Inc. Auto-Guided Manufacturing Vehicle

An industrial automation manufacturing company located in Grass Valley, California, needed to create and design a working communication system to connect multiple devices on auto-guided machines.  Ward Systems Inc., designs manufactures and distributes automated pallet handlers used in warehouse and … Continue reading

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DeviceMaster® UP Plays Key Role in Oil Pipeline Monitoring

System critical automation processes, such as monitoring oil pipelines, can be very demanding on a communication infrastructure.  Performing reliable real-time communication over long distances from multiple Modbus masters to large numbers of remote devices can be a major challenge.  The … Continue reading

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Modbus/TCP Master-to-Master Communication

A large oil and natural gas platform in the North Sea was expanding their facility capabilities by adding a massive system module (over 1.5 million lbs) to the existing platform infrastructure.  In order for the two systems to communicate seamlessly … Continue reading

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DeviceMaster UP – “Is it really that easy?”

DeviceMaster UP® – Industrial Ethernet Gateway Connectivity At Comtrol, we believe that gateways should be intelligent, robust and easy to use… and we enjoy explaining that, “Yes, it really is that easy.” With its web-based configuration, example programs, and simplified interfaces, … Continue reading

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