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Discover the future of industrial automation, robotics, & manufacturing technology TechToberFest 2019- Thursday, October 3rd

 

 

ABOUT THE EVENT This Event is FREE, however registration is required!

Join Applied Controls in celebrating its 25th 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 23 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, Cognex, Sick, Universal Robots and any of our 35+ manufacturers exhibiting
  • Attend any of our 25 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 
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2019 TechToberFest Seminar Schedule- Thursday, October 3rd

 

      9:00AM-11:00AM Seminar

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

  1. Installation and Integration of Reliable Drive System  Learn how to prevent common mistakes when applying Variable Frequency Drives to your industrial and commercial equipment. This hands-on workshop will you the opportunity to start-up and integrate SINAMICS Drives into Rockwell’s Studio 5000 Software via EtherNet/IP Communication, along with the Siemens TIA Portal via Profinet. 
    9:00 - 10:00am (60 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.

    9:00AM-10:00AM Seminars

  2. What’s New in the Cognex Vision World   As the World’s leader in machine vision, Cognex’s 2D and 3D machine vision systems deliver instant improvements to any manufacturing process, enabling products to be made at higher speeds, without defects and at lower cost. This seminar introduces the latest in Cognex 2D and 3D Vision Systems products including their latest, the 3D-A5000 area scan 3D system and DSMax32T laser displacement 3D system. Additionally, their rugged, ultra-high-resolution vision systems will be presented.
    9:00 - 10:00am (60 min)
    Cognex
  3. Smart Sensors- Real Work Applications   More and more sensors are becoming "Smart" with IO-Link developing into the standard communication.  However, many people don't realize that a SICK smart sensor means more than just being networked. Come to this session to understand how you can configure a sensor using free software and leverage all the features that today's smart sensors have to offer.
    9:00 - 10:00am (60 min)
    SICK
  4. 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.
    9:00 - 10:00am (60 min)
    DMC (On behalf of Siemens Industry Inc.)
  5. Leading the Way with 3VA! Explore This Exciting NEW Molded Case Circuit Breaker Line and the Impact It Can Have In Your Facility   Join us in learning more about the future of the Siemens molded case circuit breaker line with the 3VA breaker. This course will explain why the 3VA breaker is best equipped to meet and exceed your needs and expectations through an extensive review of the product, tools and resources available, as well as upcoming launches of 3VA products including PROFIBUS, PROFINET, Ethernet-IP, AS-Interface, IO Link, wired, wireless, and cellular.
    9:00 - 10:00am (60 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.

    10:15AM-11:30PM Seminars

  6. Unique Cobot Solutions to the Labor Crisis in Manufacturing  The manufacturing sector around the country is struggling to hire operators, assemblers, technicians and material handlers at every experience level. Universal Robots will present the facts and figures behind the labor crisis, detailing how this problem is here to stay for years to come. Part 2 of this presentation will show real examples of UR cobots helping to solve the labor challenge quickly and easily.
    10:15am - 11:30am (75 min)
    Universal Robots
  7. TIA Portal Live- Enabling Automation Solutions for the Future  Discover new concepts that allow the automatic generation of key components within your solution, from data and information already existing within other tools. Embrace new, open, and secure communications that ensure transparency of manufacturing operations. Realize the benefits of simulation and virtual commissioning to validate designs before build resulting in reduced engineering costs, faster time to market, and increased productivity as an end-user or a machine builder.
    10:15 - 11:30am (75 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.
  8. Developments in SCADA Deployment The SCADA market is changing.  Edge computing, OPC UA, IOT, Industry 4.0, digitalization are all bringing changes to the modern SCADA deployment.  Come hear how Siemens is addressing these changes with a variety of products and solutions to maximize your SCADA investment. 
    10:15 - 11:30am (75 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.
  9. New SINAMICS G120X Drives: Less Complex- More Reliable SINAMICS G120X is the new frequency converter from the proven SINAMICS family of drives – optimized for infrastructure and industrial water/wastewater applications as well as pumps and fans in building automation. This makes SINAMICS G120X the first choice for users who want to tap on the power of the elements to improve the quality of people’s lives. Part of a complete and seamless family of products, the frequency converter meets practically every requirement.
    10:15 - 11:30am (75 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.

    11:45AM-12:30PM Seminars

  10. Industrial Communications from the Factory Floor to the Cloud and Everything Else  Hilscher will present their latest IIoT Edge gateways line completing their coverage from the factory floor to the Cloud. Come learn how Hilscher can scan and collect your data from any protocol or network and deliver it to any location or Cloud using any of many interfaces and "plug-ins". Hilscher's expertise and wide range of solutions makes any IIoT task or project not too small or too big.
    11:45am – 12:30am (45 min)
    Hilscher
  11. Arc Flash Awareness  During an arc flash event, an immense amount of lethal energy is expelled, releasing heat torrid enough to severely burn human skin, ignite nearby flammable objects, and melt metal parts. The aftermath can be both violent and devastating resulting in debilitating injuries and in some cases, death. Arc flash safety has become a top priority in the industrial market space to protect personnel and shield an organization from its potential liability. Join Rittal to explore the history of arc flash regulation, the dangers it poses, as well as mitigation and prevention techniques to comply with NFPA 70E guidelines.
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    Rittal
  12. Successful Cobot Cell Deployment Using Lean Robotics With Lean Robotics, manufacturers take control of their robot cell deployment projects for common cobot applications. They learn how to design, integrate, and operate robotic cells as efficiently as possible on their factory floor to maximize their return on investment (ROI). Inspired in some ways by Lean manufacturing, Lean Robotics enables the manufacturer to focus on the output of the robotic cell, minimizing waste along the way and scale for the future. 
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    Robotiq
  13. Wireless Machine/Process Monitoring and Data Collection  Wirelessly monitor machinery, processes and/or workstations to quickly and easily gather reliable data, and optimize manufacturing processes. Utilize intelligent networking via signal towers for a simple, low-cost retrofit to conventional, complex MDC systems. See how Werma’s solutions can reduce response times and prevent downtime in this seminar.
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    WERMA
  14. Navigating Cybersecurity Cybersecurity is a daunting topic that is critical for automation groups in large corporations to small OEM and services groups to understand and manage. This seminar focuses on basic conversation topics and product/system functions that can be utilized to increase your functional security level.
    11:45am – 12:30pm (45 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.

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

  1. Reliable Industrial Networking Introduction  In the future Internet of Things, communications-capable machines will be by far the most common type of device. At the same time, the volume of data will also enjoy substantial growth. This development highlights the fact that digitalization is possible only in combination with powerful data communications. In this hands-on seminar, learn how Siemens can provide you with comprehensive support for the design, planning, and implementation of reliable and powerful communication networks.
    1:15 – 2:15pm (60 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.

    1:15PM-2:15PM Seminars

  2. Safety Concepts for Robotics  A getting started guide for safety with robotics addressing definitions, concepts, types of interaction, suitability of applications as well as useful, practical information to implement safety with a robot process.  Includes overview of the reasoning behind risk assessments, resources for risk assessments, guidelines for implementation of safety, and an example of a comprehensive safety solution.
    1:15 – 2:15pm (60 min)
    SICK
  3. How to Commission and Troubleshoot Ethernet and Profibus Networks  Is uptime important to you? Learn about the latest in Ethernet and Profibus testing and monitoring solutions. This session will cover the importance of Ethernet media testing as well as monitoring and diagnostics of PROFINET and PROFIBUS networks with both portable and online tools.
    1:15 – 2:15pm (60 min)
    Softing
  4. Create Secure Networks in 10 Seconds  Tosibox, the world's first and only fully automatic and secure networking innovation. During this presentation and demo learn how to create secure networks in 10 seconds with no static IP addresses, no 3rd party cloud, no subscriptions, and no RISK!
    1:15 – 2:15pm (60 min)
    Tosibox
  5. What's New in Cognex ID and Vision Sensor World   Cognex Sensors and ID technology helps companies improve their manufacturing quality and performance by eliminating defects, verifying assembly and tracking and capturing information at every stage of the production process. Smarter automation using Cognex Sensors and ID systems means fewer production errors, which equates to lower manufacturing costs and higher customer satisfaction. Learn the latest advancements in Cognex Sensors and ID solutions in the seminar!
    1:15 – 2:15pm (60 min)
    Cognex

    2:30PM-3:30PM Seminars

  6. The Latest Trends in Lidar:  It's Not Just for Autonomous Cars   Join the market leaders in industrial lidar sensors to talk about the evolution of the laser-based time-of-flight technology.  Once used exclusively for industrial safety devices, the market has stretched the technology into a variety of designs and use-cases that continue to expand week by week. This talk will cover the latest industrial applications of lidar technology and what features of the technology are important to understand.
    2:30 – 3:30pm (60 min)
    SICK
  7. Cognex Deep Learning Technologies In this seminar, Cognex will introduce the first deep learning-based image analysis software designed specifically for factory automation. VIDI is a field-tested, optimized and reliable software solution based on a state-of-the-art set of algorithms in Machine Learning that combines artificial intelligence (AI) with VisionPro and Cognex Designer software. Cognex ViDi Suite solves complex defect detection, classification, assembly verification, and code identification applications that are too difficult, tedious, or expensive for traditional machine vision systems.
    2:30 – 3:30pm (60 min)
    Cognex
  8. Safe Systems Without Safety Relays  Designing a safe machine doesn’t require external safety relays, and a separate safety control circuit.  See how Siemens embeds PLe (SIL3) safety control in the smallest and largest PLCs.  The cost of entry is significantly less than other solutions, and the tools are consistent across the entire control system.
    2:30 – 3:30pm (60 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.
  9. New Must-See Innovations in Siemens Controls   Cut panel assembly time, wiring and startup with the latest Siemens Controls for modularity and connectivity. This demonstration will cover the functionality, diagnostics space savings in the NEW 3Rw5 Soft Starter along with connectivity to a variety of industrial networks. You will also learn about the variety of avilable Siemens Sirius Controls configurations showcasing the largest modular motor control line in the industry. See how our market leading SIRIUS ACT 22mm Pilot Devices, Safety Relays, Control Transformers and more complete your control system design to work safely and efficiently.
    2:30 – 3:30pm (60 min)
    Siemens Industry Inc.

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