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Enroll in a Siemens S7-1200 PLC Jumpstart Training, one video per day on the lessons needed to get you started programing a Siemens S7-1200 controller.
Explore the future of welding with PCC Robotics’ cutting-edge Collaborative Robot (Cobot) Welding System, meticulously designed to elevate precision, efficiency, and productivity in welding processes.
Siemens SINAMICS G120X Pump and Fan drives are easy to commission and diagnose. Enroll in this 3-part video training series.
Performing Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) safely requires the answer to one question; is there voltage? NFPA 70E/CSAZ462 requires an absence of voltage test to verify an electrically safe work condition. The traditional process poses arc flash and shock hazards to comply with NFPA 70E Article 120.5: Process for Establishing and Verifying an Electrically Safe Work Condition.
The UGB-NET is an industry leading gate access interlock which combines solenoid lock monitoring, RFID coded Sensor, Integrated machine control functions and integrated industrial ethernet (Profisafe or CIP Safety).
PCC has earned the Bronze Eagle Award eight years since it’s inception. No other distributor has more Bronze Eagles than PCC. We’re proud to be the leading Siemens distributor in the Midwest.
From its humble beginnings, with a handful of exhibitors and a couple seminars to what it has become today, I can’t help but reflect on the tremendous growth and camaraderie that have made this event a highlight on so many calendars. Beyond showcasing the latest automation technologies, this event has always had a strong focus on fostering relationships and forging existing ones. Year after year, we have witnessed countless collaborations and success stories born from this daylong event. It’s an environment where information and ideas flow as freely as the beer that is tapped at the end of the day.
The ELC 100 safety light curtains focus on the essentials of what matters when safeguarding points of operation. For applications with an operating range of up to 6 meters, the robust devices are perfect for cost-effective machine designs. And they are very easy to integrate and install.
Size *does* matter! The Siemens MICRO-DRIVE servo system delivers on high-precision positioning tasks while maintaining a small form factor and runs on extra low voltage power. Application examples include drives for storage and retrieval shuttle systems, automated guided vehicles as well as medical and testing applications.
With all of the current supply chain challenges, finding remote I/O ranks high on the list. Weidmueller’s U-Remote I/O has done better than others throughout the challenges and most items are in stock or will be back in stock soon (as of the video being shot).
Back in November, Siemens released version 18 of the TIA portal. And just like I did with V17, I just wanted to put a video out there and give my top three highlights of what I see from a functionality perspective in this new version of software. So to get going with that, first of all, WinCC Unified.
Siemens’ SINAMICS G120X variable frequency drive is simple, cost & energy efficient, robust and reliable. Check out this video where John and Rich discuss in more detail.
While supply chain issues have been a challenge in the Ethernet area, Antaira has lead the way by maintaining stock while others have not due to their focus on the US market.
Qlight’s Explosion Proof Stack lights are available with either IECEX or ATEX approvals for use in Zone 1, 2, 21, and 22 areas.
Check out this video with PCC and Trident Automation where we discuss and demonstrate Trident FlamePAC© BMS leveraging Siemens failsafe PLC technology.