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Dec 2018 IIOT >> Industrial Internet of Things




Groov EPIC >> World's First Edge Real Time Linux Programmable Industrial Computer


IIOT >> Easier Solutions >> IIOT tools in one cxontainer >> many parts in one

The Basic Ignition IIoT Architecture:inside an IIOT Controller or Computer can publish data from virtually any device at the network’s edge to an MQTT server located in the cloud or on-premise. The Ignition gateway can then publish or subscribe to any data from the MQTT server and use that data to build and deploy industrial applications across an enterprise.



Many Verticals > Many Jobs > Much Technology > Much Data


Node-RED for EPIC and PAC Control
Node-RED is a visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things, by wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways.

 
Edge Computing and Hardware

 Ready to go Bluemix IO
Communication Wireless and Comms Edge Controllers & lots of IO EPIC changes everything The European Flavour with CanBUS IIOT System ready to go out of the box
     

 
     
     

 IIOT Tools for LV
     

 IIOT
Industrial Internet of Things

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IIOT Industrial Internet of Things

The IIoT is part of a larger concept known as the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is a network of intelligent computers, devices, and objects that collect and share huge amounts of data. The collected data is sent to a central Cloud-based service where it is aggregated with other data and then shared with end users in a helpful way. The IoT will increase automation in homes, schools, stores, and in many industries.

The application of the IoT to the manufacturing industry is called the IIoT (or Industrial Internet or Industry 4.0). The IIoT will revolutionize manufacturing by enabling the acquisition and accessibility of far greater amounts of data, at far greater speeds, and far more efficiently than before. A number of innovative companies have started to implement the IIoT by leveraging intelligent, connected devices in their factories.



sysWORXX CTR-700 IIOT Linux Controller



ICPDAS IIOT Controller and IO



Artila IBM Watson IO for IIOT
 

Front Page for December 2018

Last Month we showed our IIOT offerings.

This month >> about building your own IIOT

However before you get started on any IIOT projects, consider this.

OPTO 22, Systec, ICPDAS, Adlink, Artila and the others have done a huge amount of work to get their products to be an all dancing and singing IIOT platform.

That is fully integrated with all the Real Time Linux APIs, MQTT, Ignition and Node Red Tools, ready to go, plus hardened IO.

The prices are incredible value, you may not want to risk all the time of integrating your own IIOT, unless you are going to build in large volume sales.

Even then the OEM pricing on these products will under cut almost anything you can build up for short to medium OEM runs.

However, it you are like me and want to play and give it a go, then go for it.

National Instruments and Affiliates have released a large amount of Examples, APIs and Tools for IIOT in LabVIEW.

If you want real time then NI have the FPGA system with all the Real Time Linux tools.

Here is the NI links page

There are a lot of LabVIEW and Development blogs also reporting on this IIOT work.

I see this as an opportunity for any manufacturing company with a development arm right now to devote time, effort and focus on developing products that map into these infrastructures.

It is "ME TO" technology but big runs and big opportunities.

With focus, speciality products will emerge from the NZ development pool that will become winners world wide.

Farming, Agriculture, Horticulture, Traffic, Energy, Medical, Industry etc all have big opportunities in NZ and world wide.

Do look ar all these companies, not just NI.

OPTO 22 >well ahead on this IIOT front.
SysTec > a big Euro player with superb products
ICPDAS > always a large offering of great products
Artila > the Linux Wizards > to the point always
Adlink > Is playing the big game in IIOT
Sealevel > focuse on what they always do best IO
Digi > making hauling data easier and lower cost

 

The Future of the IIoT

The IIoT is widely considered to be one of the primary trends affecting industrial businesses today and in the future. Industries are pushing to modernize systems and equipment to meet new regulations, to keep up with increasing market speed and volatility, and to deal with disruptive technologies. Businesses that have embraced the IIoT have seen significant improvements to safety, efficiency, and profitability, and it is expected that this trend will continue as IIoT technologies are more widely adopted.

The Ignition IIoT solution greatly improves connectivity, efficiency, scalability, time savings, and cost savings for industrial organizations. It can unite the people and systems on the plant floor with those at the enterprise level. It can also allow enterprises to get the most value from their system without being constrained by technological and economic limitations. For these reasons and more, Ignition offers the ideal platform for bringing the power of the IIoT into your enterprise.

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Nov 2018 IIOT > Industrial Internet of Things




Groov EPIC >> World's First Edge Programmable Industrial Computer
program with OPTO 22 FLow Charts or Full IEC 61131 2019

Groov EPIC >> Easier Solutions >> Epic is many parts in one


Edge Programmable Industrial Controllers/Computer for Advanced IIOT
The Basic Ignition IIoT Architecture: With Ignition, you can publish data from virtually any device at the network’s edge to an MQTT server located in the cloud or on-premise. The Ignition gateway can then publish or subscribe to any data from the MQTT server and use that data to build and deploy industrial applications across an enterprise.


Node-RED for EPIC and PAC Control
Node-RED is a visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things, by wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways.
The Node-RED for PAC Control nodes can read and write values from a PAC Control strategy running in a groov EPIC or SNAP PAC industrial controller.



Additional Integration

 
Edge Computing and Hardware

 Ready to go Bluemix IO
Communication Wireless and Comms Edge Controllers & lots of IO EPIC changes everything The European Flavour with CanBUS IIOT System ready to go out of the box
     

 
     
     

 IIOT Tools for LV
     

 IIOT
Industrial Internet of Things

This information below is from Inductive Automation that recently highlited the methods of the OPTO 22 EPIC
This page is an on going expansion project at MasTec.

IIOT Industrial Internet of Things

The IIoT is part of a larger concept known as the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT is a network of intelligent computers, devices, and objects that collect and share huge amounts of data. The collected data is sent to a central Cloud-based service where it is aggregated with other data and then shared with end users in a helpful way. The IoT will increase automation in homes, schools, stores, and in many industries.

The application of the IoT to the manufacturing industry is called the IIoT (or Industrial Internet or Industry 4.0). The IIoT will revolutionize manufacturing by enabling the acquisition and accessibility of far greater amounts of data, at far greater speeds, and far more efficiently than before. A number of innovative companies have started to implement the IIoT by leveraging intelligent, connected devices in their factories.

 

The World's first IIOT
Edge Programmable Industrial Computer
groov EPIC

IBM Watson

The IBM® Watson IoT™ Platform is a great way to get started, providing cloud-based analytics for your data. And since Opto 22 is now an IBM Watson IoT partner, you have an end-to-end toolset to connect your existing equipment to IBM Watson.

Opto 22 SNAP I/O connects directly to your sensors and equipment, converting their electrical signals into the digital data computers understand.

SNAP PAC programmable automation controllers not only provide local I/O control and edge data processing, but also include a RESTful API for exchanging data with cloud services like IBM Watson IoT.

Opto 22's groov lets you easily visualize and interact with your system from anywhere, using a simple operator interface on your smartphone or tablet. So when Watson IBM IoT spots a problem and a work order is sent out, your technician gets it right away.

Want to see how it works? Watch the video,

Get real-world data into the cloud with IBM Watson IoT.

Read more

ICPDAS IIOT Controller and IO


IOTStar Software
 

Front Page for November 2018

MasTec has a wide range of IIOT Products

What are the Benefits of IIoT?

The IIoT can greatly improve connectivity, efficiency, scalability, time savings, and cost savings for industrial organizations.

Companies are already benefitting from the IIoT through cost savings due to predictive maintenance, improved safety, and other operational efficiencies. IIoT networks of intelligent devices allow industrial organizations to break open data silos and connect all of their people, data, and processes from the factory floor to the executive offices. Business leaders can use IIoT data to get a full and accurate view of how their enterprise is doing, which will help them make better decisions.

IIoT Protocols

One of the issues encountered in the transition to the IIoT is the fact that different edge-of-network devices have historically used different protocols for sending and receiving data.

While there are a number of different communication protocols currently in use, such as OPC-UA, the Message Queueing Telemetry Transport (MQTT) transfer protocol is quickly emerging as the standard for IIoT, due to its lightweight overhead, publish/subscribe model, and bidirectional capabilities.

Challenges of the IIoT

Interoperability and security are probably the two biggest challenges surrounding the implementation of IIoT.

As technology writer Margaret Rouse observes, “A major concern surrounding the Industrial IoT is interoperability between devices and machines that use different protocols and have different architectures.”

Ignition is an excellent solution for this since it is cross-platform and built on open-source, IT-standard technologies.

Companies need to know that their data is secure. The proliferation of sensors and other smart, connected devices has resulted in a parallel explosion in security vulnerabilities. This is another factor in the rise of MQTT since it is a very secure IIoT protocol.

Ignition IIoT by Inductive Automation

is an end-to-end Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solution that combines the amazing efficiency of the MQTT data-transfer protocol with the unlimited data acquisition and development power of the Ignition industrial application platform.

With Ignition, you can easily connect to plant-floor and field devices at the edge of your network, and push data from thousands of devices across numerous sites through a central MQTT infrastructure to both industrial and business applications.

sysWORXX CTR-700 IIOT Controller and Gateway

Artila IBM Watson IO for IIOT

 

The Future of the IIoT

The IIoT is widely considered to be one of the primary trends affecting industrial businesses today and in the future. Industries are pushing to modernize systems and equipment to meet new regulations, to keep up with increasing market speed and volatility, and to deal with disruptive technologies. Businesses that have embraced the IIoT have seen significant improvements to safety, efficiency, and profitability, and it is expected that this trend will continue as IIoT technologies are more widely adopted.

The Ignition IIoT solution greatly improves connectivity, efficiency, scalability, time savings, and cost savings for industrial organizations. It can unite the people and systems on the plant floor with those at the enterprise level. It can also allow enterprises to get the most value from their system without being constrained by technological and economic limitations. For these reasons and more, Ignition offers the ideal platform for bringing the power of the IIoT into your enterprise.

 

Digi XBEE LTE module

Process control. Manufacturing automation. Robotics. And more beyond factories like tank farms and agriculture. They’re all environments that require precision and efficiency
Delivered by Digi IoT connectivity.

What could cognitive computing do for you?

Cognitive computing involves analyzing huge quantities of data and spotting correlations and patterns that are valuable—similar to what a human brain can do. But computers can analyze lots more data, much faster.
So predictive analytics and data analysis through cognitive computing can do things like:

Anticipate part failure and order replacement parts before there's a problem

Determine safer ways for technicians and operators to work

Improve manufacturing efficiency against a standard
And much more

Node-RED for PAC Control

Node-RED is a visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things, by wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways.

The Node-RED for PAC Control nodes can read and write values from a PAC Control strategy running in a groov EPIC or SNAP PAC industrial controller.

Read more

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Oct 2018 Flow Measurement

 


Flow Measurement

Flow Measurement

Meriam Multiple Well Type Tube Manometer

Meriam Flow meters

 

 

Omega In line flow meter

Dwyer FS Flowmeter with Flow Limit Switch

Front Page for October 2018

MasTec has the largest range of flow measurement devices

Flow measurement is the quantification of bulk fluid movement.

Flow can be measured in a variety of ways.

Positive-displacement flow meters accumulate a fixed volume of fluid and then count the number of times the volume is filled to measure flow.

Other flow measurement methods rely on forces produced by the flowing stream as it overcomes a known constriction, to indirectly calculate flow.

Flow may be measured by measuring the velocity of fluid over a known area.

For very large flows, tracer methods may be used to deduce the flow rate from the change in concentration of a dye or radioisotope.

 

We supply all types of flow measurement.

Laminar Flow Elements
Vane Flow Portable Systems
Pitot Flow Tubes and Manometers
Orifice Plates and Manometers
HVAC Flow Hoods
Manometers for Differential Pressures
Liquid Manometers for Reference

 

DPM Low Flow Hood and Frame Kit

This Low Flow Adaptor Kit turns the DPM Hood into a low flow hood. Ideal for low flow measurements.

We also have new Dwyer Computing Flow Hoods

 

Meriam Laminar Flow Element

Excellent for measuring low gas flow rates from 0.2SCCM up to 2250 SCFM.

Dwyer Dial Flow meter

 

Dwyer In-Line Flowmeter

 

DPM Manometer Series III

 

MasTec is having a huge 30 year anniversary

Sale starting Sept running to December.

 

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Nov 2018 UPSs & Inverters

 

 

Asian Electron Inverters

Asian Electron Inverter Charger

Asian Electron Modified Sinewave Inverter

Power Newsletter - November 2018

MasTec is running a sale on all Asian Electron Inverters and Soltec Floor and Rack UPSs models 1, 2, 3 KVA

Get 20% on Soltec On Line Sine Floor

1000VA AHA-103H
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Get 20% on On Line Sinewave Rack Mount

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Get 25% discount on Asian Electron Quasi Sinewave models and Pure Sinewave Models.

Standard sizes are 12VDC, 24VDC 48VDC @ 700,1000, 1500, 2000 watts.

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Oct 2018 Solid State Relays (SSRs)

 

Optp22 Power Series SSR

Optp22 Heat Sink Power Series SSR

Optp22 Series P SSR

Opto22 Series Z SSR

Opto22 MP Series SSR

Power Front Page - October 2018

MasTec supplies all types of SSR and Contact Relays

The world leader in Optically coupled SSRs is Opto 22

Mastec has distributed 100K+s of OPTO 22 since 1996

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  • Relays - Wireless - Direct - AC Power
  • Relays - Wireless - Direct - AC Power

 

 

Power-IO Analog 4-20mA input, solid state relays

 

DIN Rail Power-IO "IO" family of solid state I/O Module

 

BEE Instruments DIN Rail Top Terminal SSR

 

ICP DAS I-7063A/I-7063AD
8-channel Isolated Digital Input and 3-channel AC SSR Output Module

 

For more information

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ph: 64 92734200

or email us: info@mastecnz.co.nz

 

 

 

 

 

 



 

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