The new major release of the Eplan Platform is now available. PLC project planning in graphical overviews, sub-projects and new navigation options accelerate project planning, even in large projects. Extended support for IEC 81346 and IEC 61355 through structuring principles and reference designations offers a basis for innovative design methods.
An integrated 3D viewer, a new surface with manufacturer logos in the grid, additional manufacturers and updated component catalogues: The Eplan Data Portal will be available as of August 2014 in a new version that provides users with significant functional advantages and, since it now contains 470,000 components, also features 20% more device data.
Vision Sensors today can be highly sophisticated systems, as illustrated by the new OPC 120 Series code reader for 1-D and 2-D codes. In addition to its functionality, compact design, and high speed, the special features of this device include a polarization filter for reading high-gloss materials and a PROFINET connection.
Dorner is launching the next generation in the 3200 Series platform, giving customers more options and added flexibility to serve a greater range of markets, including industrial, packaging and assembly. The new line that’s debuting this month was created by merging and improving Dorner’s 5200/5300 Series Conveyors with the 3200 Series conveyor platform. The new 3200 Series product line includes Flat Belt Conveyors, Modular Belt Conveyors and Precision Move Conveyors. The 3200 Modular Belt Conveyor is the first phase of the launch.
With currently over 700 employees, solution provider Eplan is pushing forward with its expansionary course in the year of its 30th anniversary: new subsidiaries have been founded in Japan and South Africa. Customers in Turkey will shortly also be able to profit from the direct presence of the CAE specialist. Until now, the three countries have been sup-ported by cooperation partners.