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Discover the future of industrial automation, robotics, & manufacturing technology TechToberFest 2017- Thursday, October 5th

Applied Controls in Malvern, PA TTF

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Join Applied Controls in celebrating its 23rd annual TechToberFest open house.

This exciting day will feature exhibits, seminars, and activities that showcase the latest tools and news in the industrial automation, robotics & manufacturing technology.

Attend any of our 24 TechToberFest seminars to learn the latest trends in automation and wireless technology, safety & regulatory compliance, smart drives and advances in motion control, network security, vision identification ... and more

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TechToberFest Showcases The Latest Trends In Factory Automation

  • Discover the latest developments in cutting-edge products, systems and solutions designed to help you boost your productivity and reduce costs

  • Network with industry experts from Siemens, Phoenix Contact, Cognex, Sick, Universal Robots and any of our 35+ manufacturers exhibiting

  • Attend any of our 24  TechToberFest seminars to learn the latest trends in automation and wireless technology, safety & regulatory compliance, smart drives and advances in motion control, network security, vision identification ... and more

  • Enjoy our hospitality, catered Oktoberfest lunch and much more 

2017 TechToberFest Seminar Schedule- Thursday, October 5th

 

8:30AM-10:30AM Seminar
* Please note that this seminar will be taking place through all 9:00AM & 10:15AM Seminars

  1. *Hands-ON: Cyber Security on the Plant Floor   Prevent cyber-based downtime with field-proven strategies. We’ll review the most prevalent risks and compare methods to counter them on the plant floor network or Operations Technology. Watch live demos of equipment and software that stave off threats before they cost you money.
    8:30 - 10:30 AM (120 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.

    9:00AM-10:00AM Seminars

  2. Shop Floor PCs: Where Will You Find Them Next Year?  PCs may not own the shop floor yet, but industrial tablets, DIN rail flash PCs and industrial raspberry pi devices continue to convert doubters. Come see how these innovative products can increase your data visibility at a fraction of the cost you’d expect. Presenter: Siemens Industry Inc.
    9:00 - 10:00am (60 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.
  3. The Cognex Insight Laser Profiler   Enjoy the first in-depth look at this compact inspection device. We’ll give you a solid overview of its 2D and 3D capabilities and breezily intuitive programming interface. And we’ll show you how it shines in demanding applications such as harsh factory environments.
    9:00 - 10:00am (60 min)
    Cognex
  4. Must-see Innovations in Siemens Controls   Cut panel assembly time, space and wiring with Siemens Sirius Controls for modularity and connectivity. Observe the functionality, diagnostics and space savings in the 3RM1 Hybrid Motor Starter with contactor, reversing and overload functionality in a 22.5mm footprint. Check out the variety of infeed systems for 3RA6 Compact Starters enabling the fastest panel assembly time in the industry. See how our market leading Safety Relays complete your control system design to work safely and efficiently. The new Siemens 3SK1 and 3SK2 relays cover the widest range of safety applications from basic to programmable safety relays.
    9:00 - 10:00am (60 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.
  5. The 3 Keys to Energy-Efficient Climate Solutions   Today’s sensitive electronics demand well-cooled enclosures. Effective and energy-efficient climate control entails 3 key phases—design, installation and operation. Learn shortcuts in each phase to cut energy cost, find the right climate solution for your environment, and cut life-cycle energy cost
    9:00 - 10:00am (60 min)
    Rittal

    10:15AM-11:30AM Seminars

  6. Getting Started with Collaborative Robots Have you considered cobots for your current application? These smart devices are now the most convenient and cost-effective route to many control objectives. Take 75 minutes to discuss throughput, reach and payload, parts and presentation, grippers and end-effectors, programming and integration with your system.
    10:15am - 11:30am (75 min)
    Universal Robots
  7. Innovations in Level Measurement   Puzzled over the best technology for liquid level measurement? Time-domain reflectometry (TDR) provides the most accurate measurements with highest reliability. You can use it anywhere, for any container size or measured medium. We’ll compare TDR to other level measurement sensing technologies so you can make the judgment.
    10:15 - 11:30am (75 min)
    SICK
  8. Get Closer with New Gen II Insight 7000 and Multi-Camera System   Catch the cutting edge with Cognex Insight hardware offerings. We’ll feature the exciting new Insight 7000 Gen II series smart-camera and new VC200 controller’s powerful multi-camera functions.
    10:15 - 11:30am (75 min)
    Cognex
  9. Totally Integrated Automation   See how Siemens integrated suite of development software can save time and money building and maintaining an automated system. An integrated PLC and HMI environment along with integrated diagnostics and reusable library objects make the TIA portal the automation tool that brings real power to the Siemens automation hardware.
    10:15 - 11:30am (75 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.

    10:45AM-11:30AM Seminars

  10. Monitor and Troubleshoot Ethernet and PROFIBUS   The latest testing and monitoring solutions make it much easier to test and troubleshoot your network. We’ll investigate the keys to Ethernet media testing, and portable and online diagnostics tools for PROFINET and PROFIBUS.
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    Softing

    11:45AM-12:30PM Seminars

  11. ID Verification   In bar coding it’s crucial that you make sure the code is well marked and stays readable throughout the product’s lifecycle. Examine key terminology, best practices, and practical considerations in implementing 1D or 2D bar code verification or mark quality assessment.
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    Cognex
  12. Extend Your Reach with Long-Range RFID   Tune read ranges from 90 feet to just inches with Long Range Passive Tag UHF RFID. See how different antennas, tag orientation, high temperature tags and en masse tag reading are changing the game and bringing RFID to ever-widening markets.
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    RFID
  13. How Autonomous Mobile Robots Can Help Add Efficiency to Your Operation   Redeploy MiR’s Autonomous Mobile Robots to different processes or facility layouts as your business needs change. New models and options give you more choices to automate material transportation efficiently for agile manufacturing and cost savings.
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    MiR
  14. Easy Connectivity with Gateways and Protocol Convertors   You can unite dissimilar networks to access data you once thought was unavailable. Hilscher helps you add point-to-point, serial and fieldbus devices to existing systems without updating all your current I/O and networks. Seamlessly add specialized devices even if they don’t match your protocol flavor. Bring your challenges, we’ll bring solutions.
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    Hilscher
  15. Expertise in Industrial Networks   Industry is facing lots of challenges in the market place like: fast innovation, individualized mass production, traceability, resource and energy efficiency and more complex products. We will talk about these challenges and how Siemens can help with the network demands to face these challenges. Digitalization is the next big thing in production and our expertise can help meet those challenges.
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.

    1:15PM-2:15PM Seminars

  16. IoT and RTM   This seminar will cover a high level overview of the current trends in IoT technology and how the new Cognex RTM capabilities allow Dataman users to get the most from their installation.
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    Cognex
  17. Siemens-IO Link for Motor Control Connectivity   Increase up time with operational and diagnostic motor data. Cost effective Siemens IO-Link modules integrate with standard overloads, compact starters and monitoring relays to optimize existing or new system designs. Watch step-by-step as we configure a complete IO-Link system using TIA Portal Software and a CompactLogix PLC over EtherNET/IP using a Rockwell Point I/O IO-Link master.
    1:15 – 2:15pm (60 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.
  18. Siemens or Rockwell Automation?   The two big players in the automation world are more similar than you think. Hear an independent integrator compare and contrast Rockwell’s AOI, UDTs, and online edits to the Siemens programming environment.
    1:15 – 2:15pm (60 min)
    DMC (on behalf of Siemens Industry Inc.)
  19. What’s a Digital Twin and Why it Matters   Collaborative robots make automation simple and affordable for an ever-increasing number of manufacturing tasks. And they measurably boost productivity in an ever-increasing number of organizations. But how do you effectively manage your robotic workforce and how do you measure and optimize your cobots’ performance? This seminar will discuss how you can manage/optimize collaborative robots in your operation and introduction to a digital twin and why it matters.
    1:15 – 2:15pm (60 min)
    Robotiq

    1:15PM-3:15PM Seminar
    * Please note that this seminar will be taking place through all 2:30PM Seminars

  20. *Hands-on: Drive-Based Safety   Integrated is rapidly becoming an enable for productivity, efficiency and personnel safety. Join in a hands-on workshop on Sinamics’ basic and extended safety functions and see how they help you meet current and anticipated safety standards based on risk assessment.
    1:15 – 3:15pm (120 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.

    2:30PM-3:30PM Seminars

  21. Modern SCADA deployment   Affordable and scalable PC visualization comes in many forms in a modern SCADA deployment. From single PC stations to Client Server architectures, Siemens has SCADA products that can present information effectively. iPhones, text messages, and remote alarm intervention are all possible with today’s SCADA products from Siemens.
    2:30 – 3:30pm (60 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.
  22. What’s New in Cognex ID World   This seminar takes a deeper dive in to the Cognex ID product portfolio. Cognex’s dedication to new product development is on full display with the newest products and technology in fixed and handheld readers. Topics include New DataMan70, DataMan470, DataMan262UHD, DM8050ESD, DM8600HDX, RTM (Real-Time Monitor), PCM (Process Control Metrics), and new features in DataMan 5.7.0 software release.
    2:30 – 3:30pm (60 min)
    Cognex
  23. The Value of Remote Monitoring in Machinery Operations   Although Big Data and Industry 4.0 can improve your systems, it starts with small data from smart sensors. OEMs are responding to the demand for connectivity with smarter, more automated equipment. Get a better understanding of IOT practical applications and take the right first step at the sensor level.
    2:30 – 3:30pm (60 min)
    SICK
  24. Are You Sabotaging Your Own Inspections?   Telecentric lenses can decrease your inspection time with greater accuracy to improve product quality, throughput and profits. Evaluate the benefits you can gain from our 360 degree inspection lenses including the new TCCAGE.
    2:30 – 3:30pm (60 min)
    Opto-Engineering

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