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.
PowerFlex 520 series and PowerFlex 750 series drives and peripherals with RSLogix 5000 v20 controllers and above, support Automatic Device Configuration (ADC).
In part 5 of our industrial networking series, Brandon Singh, Networking Specialist with The Reynolds Company, returns for a discussion on layer 3 distribution and core switches, and routing and inter-VLAN routing. We also discuss the Purdue model, and what happens in level 3, the site operations level. Resources: Stratix® 5700 Stratix 5400 Stratix 5410 … Continue reading Industrial Networking Part 5: Layer 3 Switches
In part 4 of our industrial networking series, Brandon Singh and Joe Belaschky, Automation and Networking Specialists with The Reynolds Company, rejoin the podcast for a discussion on common IT concepts useful for the OT person. We discuss the difference between MAC and IP addresses, IP6, DHCP, subnet masks, default gateways, segmentation, VLANs, the 7-layer … Continue reading Industrial Networking Part 4: IT Basics for the OT Person
In part 3 of our industrial networking series, Joe Belaschky, Automation and Networking Specialist with The Reynolds Company, joins the podcast for a discussion on common network topologies found on the plant floor. We also discuss various concepts of networking resiliency, quality of service (QoS) and how to prevent network storms from taking down your … Continue reading Industrial Networking Part 3: Network Topologies
In part 2 of our industrial networking series, Brandon Singh, Networking Specialist with The Reynolds Company, joins the podcast for a discussion on managed layer 2 access switches commonly used on the plant floor, such as the Stratix 2500, 5700 and 5400 switched from Rockwell Automation.
Press Release details: 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 … Continue reading Rockwell Automation Saves Project Creation Time with New Standards Builder Tool
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.
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.
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