WEB EXCLUSIVE A novel static-control system that features a newly designed narrow-web profile static bar and microprocessor-controlled and monitored power supply is said to put users in “total control” of static electricity. The PerfoMax IQ “intelligent air-ionization system”from Simco Industrial Static Control, an Illinois Tool Works Company, Hatfield, Pa., is believed to be the first to provide ionization, web monitoring, and full communication. The programmable web monitoring module can identify and display any residual electrostatic charge on the material surface downstream of the ionizer, and provides closed-loop communication with the IQ power supply. The system’s communication module provides system diagnostics and web charge readings or alarms to a PLC or supervisory computer via a variety of fieldbus communication protocols including Profibus, DeviceNet, EtherNet or Modbus. (215) 822-6401 • www.simco-static.com
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