Barr-Thorp

Welcome to "ACE NEWS BRIEFS" a quarterly newsletter dedicated to keeping management, engineers and technicians up-to-date on the latest innovative automation products.

Barr-Thorp Electric, a Schneider Electric distributor partner, has gained the prestigious "ACE" (Automation & Control Excellence) designation. What does that mean to you? It guarantees Barr-Thorp Electric has passed the rigorous qualifications established by Schneider Electric and is qualified to offer unparalleled technical capabilities and leading edge automation and control solutions.

Barr-Thorp Electric offers a vast selection of automation & control, electrical and industrial components along with training and services. As an "ACE" distributor, Barr-Thorp Electric is an invaluable resource for in-depth product and application knowledge.

Our goal is to set the standard for automation and control excellence. Our newsletters will always present the latest technical products, helping you to keep abreast of advancing technology and best practices.

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Schneider Electric Altivar 32 Drive
The Altivar 32 variable speed drive's slim, book-style footprint, side-by-side mounting capability and ability to accept a self-protected disconnect reduces panel space and wiring costs. It also has certified safety functions for safe power removal, safe limited speed and safe stopping, as well as integrated decision capabilities such as input/output (I/O) event logic, counting and timing functions.
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Schneider Electric Magelis XBTCG HMI Controller
The Magelis XBT GC HMI Controller combines human machine
interface and control system functions in a single product.
It responds to the stringent requirements of online, compact
machines, in line with the flexible machine control approach.
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Edition 2
June 2012

“Six Steps to a Safe Machine” by SICK, Inc.

Presented by Mark Esau of SICK, Inc.

Mark is a Safety Applications Specialist for SICK, Inc. He is an expert in Safety Training, Applications and Best Practices. Mark will guide you through the complexities of Safety Systems design, development and implementation.

2 Dates & 2 Locations!

Location: Merriam, KS Barr-Thorp location - 9245 W. 53rd Street – Merriam, KS

Admission is Free!

Invitation

Date: Tuesday, July 17th
Time: 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

Please RSVP by contacting Joe
Johnson (913) 789-8840 or email at johnsonj@barr-thorp.com

Location: Springfield, MO Barr-Thorp Electric – 3518 E. Nora St – Springfield, MO

Admission is Free!

Invitation

Date: Wednesday, July 18th
Time: 9:00 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.

Please RSVP by contacting Joe
Johnson (913) 789-8840 or email at johnsonj@barr-thorp.com

Website:www.barr-thorp.com

Barr-Thorp Electric Co., Inc.
1-800-473-9123 - Corporate
9425 W. 53rd St.
Merriam, KS 66203

Issue 1 - Jan 2012

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SICK Sensor's Lector 620 Image-Based Bar Code Readers
SICK is pleased to present Lector®620 image-based bar code
readers, part of the ICR family of automatic identification solutions. These compact and industrial imagers read all popular 1D, 2D Data Matrix codes and PDF 417 and QR codes.
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SICK Sensor's TiM310 Laser Measurement Scanner
SICK is pleased to present the TiM310 laser measurement
scanner. The TiM310 field detection laser scanner is the first
of an entirely new line of small, industrial-grade laser scanners
from SICK that will unlock new and exciting applications in
robotics, logistics, and building automation. The TiM310 field
detection laser scanner has low installation and operating costs.
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How to Minimize Electromagnetic Interference in the Real World
Automation Tips from from Kollmorgen

Grounding and Shielding is an often misunderstood process. It is common to hear quotes ranging from “it’s just black art!” to “the rules change all the time!” and “there’s no way to understand it!” These emotional statements are repeated but not true. There is a process, it hasn’t changed, and the more one knows about coupling mechanisms the more one will see that it’s sound engineering principals. No wizard hats and no witchcraft - sound mathematical and logical process can resolve or reduce electromagnetic interference (EMI) problems to achieve desired machine performance.
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