Published Friday, September 22, 2017 - 11:07am

Brian Breneman, Brentek's Chief Engineer, discusses how watchdog timers can help designers cope with computer and industrial controller (PLC) failures, what signals to use to "kick the watchdog", and where in the program loop to generate the "heartbeat" that resets the watchdog timer.  

Published Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 8:12pm

The newly-introduced G-1AMPx-LTCH Latching Relay Output Module provides “fail-safe” control by latching the last output contact state (ON or OFF) prior to power-down.

Published Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 5:18pm

Industrial Products Distributing, Inc. has been certified as a Small/Women-/Minority-owned Business Enterprise (SWMBE) by the the Central Certification Program (CERT) sponsored by Hennepin County, Ramsey County, and the City of Saint Paul (Minnesota). 

Published Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 5:49pm

With QUAD Output Modules and Quad Input modules becoming obsolete throughout the industry, the problem of how to deal with legacy systems using QUAD modules remains… until now.