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Device Health and Diagnostic

It’s not just about accessing and aggregating data anymore - it's about making that data work for you. FactoryTalk Analytics for Devices is an industrial information appliance that helps you get immediate value from that data. With just a couple clicks of a mouse, it will start delivering health and diagnostics from your devices.

What if your devices
could actually talk to you?

Move over Siri, Shelby is in the house! Learn how FactoryTalk Analytics for Devices and friendly chatbot Shelby can answer questions about your operations and devices.

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A brand new approach
to analytics

Learn how a new offering from Rockwell Automation will discover devices in your network, analyze data to find insights, and apply those insights in your process or operation.

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800F Enclosed E-Stop Stations
Quick Installation for SensaGuard Applications

When it comes to machine safety, Rockwell Automation knows that protection of personnel and equipment is your main concern. At the same time, flexibility and productivity are points that must also be considered as you design your safety system. Optimize all these with the Allen-Bradley Bulletin 800F E-stop push button stations pre-wired for use with the SensaGuard family of non-contact safety switches. The pre-wired 800F E-stop push button stations allow for quick installation with the 5- and 8-pin SensaGuard switches. The combination allows for flexibility of configurations to meet your application needs. The PLe, Cat 4, SIL 3 rating is maintained from the SensaGuard switch when connected in series.

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Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 527 AC Drive
A New Spin on Motor Control

PowerFlex 527 AC drives act as a natural extension of Logix Programmable Automation Controllers. This high level of integration helps to enhance motor coordination for improved machine performance. By leveraging the powerful capabilities of our Logix controllers and using a single software package – Studio 5000 Logix Designer™ – PowerFlex 527 drives help you simplify configuration, programming and use. This streamlined approach uses motion instructions that are shared by the PowerFlex 527 AC drive and Allen-Bradley Kinetix® servo drives, providing a common user experience and just one software package to learn and use. The commonality and use of consolidated integration tools helps save valuable engineering time.

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Bulletin 2198 Encoder Output Module
Future proofing your system and enabling The Connected Enterprise

The Bulletin 2198 Encoder Output Module synchronizes devices to your integrated motion on EtherNet/IP system. Reduced wiring increases reliability by eliminating the need to split encoder signals between the motor and drive. The module also increases machine design flexibility. It can sync to any axis of motion (integrated motion over EtherNet/IP or virtual) Kinetix® and PowerFlex drives.

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Stratix 2500 Lightly Managed Switch
Configurable, Compact Industrial Switch for Less Complex Applications

The Stratix 2500 Lightly Managed Switch enables network connectivity in applications where traditional unmanaged switches lack the ability to provide network resiliency, diagnostics and security, allowing you to achieve higher productivity and network reliability. The Stratix 2500 is offered in 5 and 8 10/100 Mbps fast Ethernet copper port versions in a compact design. Its consistent delivery and prioritization of traffic, on a per-port basis, helps ensure that the critical traffic is delivered end to end with priority. It can be installed in the network in two ways. By using the default, "out-ofthe-box" installation, you can prioritize network traffic and commission the device faster. Configuring the switch allows you to enable security, resiliency and bandwidth optimization features needed for today’s industrial networks.

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2017 Drive Headquarters
Maximize Your Investment in Variable Frequency Drives

This free and informative event will feature a variety of topics to help you get the most out of your drive investment. Topics include: Drive fundamentals interactions between the power line and the VFD, motor technical presentation, live demo auto device configuration, drive fundamentals interactions between the VFD and the motor, permanent magnet motors for efficiency gains, and predictive maintenance w/Powerflex 750 drives.

July 18 | ES&E Greensboro
 
July 19 | ES&E Apex
 
July 20 | ES&E Rocky Mount
 
Process Control Training & Skills Development Workshops
Learn How To: Tune PID Controllers, Optimize Plant Performance

This workshop covers proven best-practices for diagnosing process dynamics and manually tuning PID controllers. The workshop is hands-on and includes case studies of industrial problems and solutions. Course participants will leave with skills to achieve immediate impact to production control through loop optimization and process control strategy.

July 25 - 26, 2017 | ES&E Greensboro
 
October 24 - 25, 2017 | ES&E Apex
 
FREE Monthly ES&E Training
July 12 - All classes are FREE and include lunch

Apex
Motion Control Basics
9:00am - 3:00pm

 

Greensboro
Services and Support
9:00am - 3:00pm

 

Rocky Mount
PLC Basics
9:00am - 3:00pm

2017 Training Schedule
 
2017 Training Descriptions
 
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Rockwell Automation on the Move
Richmond, VA, August 30 - August 31, 2017

Richmond, VA, August 30 - August 31, 2017
Come learn how smart, safe and sustainable solutions can turn your marketplace challenges into advantages. Enable Plant-wide Optimization - Helping you get more productivity and efficiency from your automation investments throughout all stages of your plant’s lifecycle. Boost Machine Builder Performance - Flexible, scalable automation solutions designed to lower Total Cost to Design, Develop and Deliver machines and improve overall performance. Drive Sustainable Production - Increase competitiveness and overcome the rising costs of energy, raw materials and lost worker productivity.

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Rockwell Automation Courses at ES&E

ES&E is your local authorized Allen-Bradley Distributor and hosts a variety of courses from Rockwell Automation. These classes are more focused and lengthy and provide a better understanding of a particular Allen-Bradley product or service. Tuition is required and covers all course materials. Click here to read more and to register for classes now.

ES&E Greensboro

August 22-23
Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1:
ControlLogix System Fundamentals

August 24-25
Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 2:
Basic Ladder Logic Programming

September 12-13
Motion Control Fundamentals

September 25-29
Studio 5000 Level 1:
ControlLogix Fundamentals and Troubleshooting

 

ES&E Apex

July 25-26
Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 1:
ControlLogix System Fundamentals

July 27-28
Studio 5000 Logix Designer Level 2:
Basic Ladder Logic Programming

August 1-4
FactoryTalk View ME and PanelView Plus Programming

August 22-24
EtherNet/IP Configuration and Troubleshooting

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Rockwell Automation Webinars

Meeting the Need for Speed and
Flexibility in Manufacturing

How can you balance the market demands of mass customization and multiple packing options along with the needs for traceability without sacrificing speed and flexibility? Learn how designing new machines and production lines can help you achieve these goals while decreasing your factory footprint and maintenance costs with independent cart technology (ICT). Independent cart technology can offer: A new approach to machine design, faster, flexible, and scalable platform that allows for easy changeovers, higher production rates, and built-in traceability, fewer moving parts than other conventional systems.
Wednesday, July 12 - 1:00 p.m. CST | Click here to register.

 
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Electric Supply & Equipment

Providing Electrical Devices, Automation Solutions and Value Added Services Since 1935.

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Smart Manufacturing
Bringing the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to Life

Smart manufacturing and industrial operations embrace a new way forward. This new direction is highly-connected and knowledge-enabled, where devices and processes are connected, monitored, and optimized.

Smart operations require the use of new and disruptive technologies, from analytics and mobile to collaborative machines. These technologies communicate with each other and adapt to internal and external conditions. They also require new strategies that make the most of these technologies to create flexible, efficient, responsive, and secure operations.

Leveraging Intelligence

 

Modernization eBook

 

Smart Manufacturing

 
AB Guardmaster Lifeline 5 Cable-Pull Switches
The most advanced cable-pull on the market

Rockwell Automation introduces the Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Lifeline 5 safety cable-pull switch. The new patented Lifeline 5 is a microprocessor-based solution that brings advanced features and diagnostics that help enhance safety while improving productivity. The Lifeline 5 offers features and functions that simplify setup and allow for more efficient maintenance and troubleshooting, making it the most advanced switch on the market today. And it does all this while performing at the highest safety ratings, even when connected in series.

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Cognex 3D Displacement Sensors
Calibrated 3D laser profilers for product inspection

Cognex 3D displacement sensors optimize product quality by providing three-dimensional inspection of your products. The sensors are factory calibrated and include industry-leading Cognex machine vision software with powerful 2D and 3D toolsets and a compact, IP65-rated design that withstands even the harshest factory environments. Combined with unique field calibration technology Cognex 3D vision provides the highest accuracy data despite mechanical mounting or motion errors, as well as enabling the simultaneous use of multiple sensors on wide production lines to generate single high resolution 3D images.

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Tolomatic ACSI Actuator Control Solutions
Integrated Servo Motor/Drive/Controller

The ACSI with an integrated servo motor creates a space-saving machine design by eliminating a drive in a cabinet. The ACSI can be controlled with simple digital I/O (24Vdc), analog input (0-10Vdc or 4-20mA) or robust industrial Ethernet: EtherNet/IP and Modbus TCP. Optimized for linear or rotary operation. With built-in configurations for all of Tolomatic's electric actuators, the ACSI integrated servo motor/drive/controller creates linear motion quickly and easily in the desired linear units. When ordered with a Tolomatic actuator, the ACSI will be mounted to the actuator, configured and tested as a system.

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Power Quality and Energy Management

Which PowerMonitor product suits your application?
Are you interested in energy management, power quality management, or both?
Energy Management
• Do you have an energy savings initiative within your company?
• Do your utility bills currently exceed $100,000 a month?
• Is energy more than 15% of your operating costs?
• Do you plan to buy electricity in the competitive market?
• Do you want to understand where your energy is consumed?

Power Quality Management
• Do you have unplanned downtime?
• How much are you spending on downtime?
• Are you able to identify the cause of downtime?
• Are there electronics failing in your facility with no known cause?
• Do you have a good understanding of the power quality in your plant?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, we can provide a solution.

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Process Control Training & Skills Development Workshops
Learn How To: Tune PID Controllers, Optimize Plant Performance

This workshop covers proven best-practices for diagnosing process dynamics and manually tuning PID controllers. The workshop is hands-on and includes case studies of industrial problems and solutions. Course participants will leave with skills to achieve immediate impact to production control through loop optimization and process control strategy.

July 25 - 26, 2017 | ES&E Greensboro
 
October 24 - 25, 2017 | ES&E Apex
 
Rockwell Automation TechED
June 11-16, 2017 | Orlando, Florida, USA

The Rockwell Automation TechED (formerly RSTechED) event gives you the industry's only multi-day venue offering unique ways of learning, exploring and discovering techniques for creating innovating, high-performance manufacturing and production applications.

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Electric Supply & Equipment

Providing Electrical Devices, Automation Solutions and Value Added Services Since 1935.

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After-Hours Support: 800.367.3862

The Connected Enterprise
Make Smart Manufacturing Work for You

Smart manufacturing is the gateway to digital transformation. Connected smart devices open new windows of visibility into processes. Data and analytics enable better and faster decision making. Seamless connectivity spurs new collaboration.

The Connected Enterprise makes all this possible. It converges plant-level and enterprise networks, and securely connects people, processes, and technologies.

Operational Intelligence
Access, analyze, and act on your production data in real-time

 

Productivity
Connect systems and redefine productivity in the information age

 

Risk Management
Address issues to safeguard your assets and protect your brand

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CompactLogix 5380 Controller
Help future proof your system and enable The Connected Enterprise

The CompactLogix 5380 controller helps enable faster performance, capacity, productivity and security to help meet the growing demands of smart machines and equipment for manufacturing when a compact solution is needed.

The CompactLogix 5380 controller with Studio 5000 software connects people and processes to enable the Connected Enterprise.

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871FM Miniature Metal Flat Pack Inductive Sensors
Two Rugged and Compact Smart Sensors Built for Harsh Environments

Rockwell Automation announces a new line of Allen-Bradley 871FM Miniature Metal Flat Pack inductive proximity sensors. These IO-Link enabled sensors include fully shielded, stainless steel rectangular housings with stainless steel face and are available in two compact, rectangular housings (8 mm (0.31 in.) and 14 mm (0.55 in.).

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POINT I/O 4 Channel IO-Link Master Module

The POINT I/O 4 Channel IO-Link Master module provides four channels that can be individually configured as IO-Link Master or as a standard digital I/O module. The IO-Link Master module can be configured to fit any IO-Link and/or discrete application.

In IO-Link mode, the module supports four channels for IO-Link master communication with IO-Link compatible devices. In standard digital I/O mode, the module supports four channels of standard digital input or standard digital output. Standard digital input channels support IEC61131-2 type 1 input. Channels can also be disabled if not in use.

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ArmorBlock I/O 8 Channel IO-Link Master Module

The ArmorBlock I/O 8 Channel IO-LinkMaster provides eight channels that can be individually configured as IO-Link Master or as a standard digital I/O module on four M12 connectors. The IO-Link Master module can be configured to fit any IO-Link and/or discrete application. The module also provides time stamping functionality for discrete inputs and IO-Link input data.

In IO-Link mode, the module supports eight channels for IO-Link Master communication with IO-Link compatible devices. In standard digital I/O mode, the module supports eight channels of standard digital input or standard digital output. Standard digital input channels support IEC61131-2 type 1 input. Channels can also be disabled if not in use.

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Get Connected with On-Machine M12 Cables

Allen-Bradley's On-Machine M12 cables have an IP67 overmolded connector with a twisted pair cable. This cable is durable for on-machine components and high flex applications and provides better performance in applications with noise and vibration. Red cable jackets let you easily identify safety applications.

• Overmolded housing protects the integrity of the signal
• Field attachable connectors
• Red cable jackets identify safety networks on your machines
• M12 X-code patchcords available with Cat 6 Gigabit cable

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Rockwell Automation On Tour

The On Tour program is a collaborative effort by ES&E and Rockwell to expose customers to Rockwell technology and experience its ease of use through various hands on lab sessions. The symposium will be held at all three of our locations: May 10 - 11 in Rocky Mount, May 18 - 19 in Greensboro, and May 24 - 25 in Apex. Lunch will be provided.

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Rockwell Automation TechED
June 11-16, 2017 | Orlando, Florida, USA

The Rockwell Automation TechED (formerly RSTechED) event gives you the industry's only multi-day venue offering unique ways of learning, exploring and discovering techniques for creating innovating, high-performance manufacturing and production applications.

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Electric Supply & Equipment

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