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Drive for Technology 2014 Invitation


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Discover cost-saving new products, technologies & ideas for precise machine control at the Drive for Technology!

Drive for Technology Expo is the must-see technology event of the year. Attend your choice of in-depth seminars by industry leaders on the latest in electro-mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic technologies. Walk the trade show for demonstrations from 25+ of the top suppliers in the areas of motion control, hydraulics, electric, power transmission and linear systems.

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Drive for Technology 2014 Invitation

  1. 1. Drive for Technology Expo Trade Show & Technical Symposium Accelerate your Innovation with CMA/Flodyne/Hydradyne April 15-16, 2014 — Hanover Park, IL Educational Opportunities 24 technical seminars on topics of interest to engineers, maintenance, buyers and machine builders Trade show with all of the latest technologies One door prize will be given to each attendee Complimentary breakfast and lunch served daily Attend the evening reception on April 15 for cocktails, hors’doeuvres and pig roast Free event! Register early to guarantee your seat in the seminars of your choice REGISTER ONLINE at Register online at w w w . c m a f h . c o m
  2. 2. 7:00 a.m. — 8:00 a.m. April 15 - 16, 2014 8:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Complimentary Breakfast Buffet Technical Sessions A Electrical Controls for Mobile Equipment/ Hydraulic Functional Safety Doors Open at 7:00 a.m. Please select one class Hydac A full featured mobile machine control with functional safety built into the control platform. We discuss the unique features of this control and we will discuss the on board safety sensors required. 8:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Pneumatic Efficiency Audit SMC USA Understand compressed air production and the associated costs. Understand reasons and statistics for leakage in a typical pneumatic system. Identify methods for reducing compressed air losses in a typical pneumatic system. 8:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Variable Speed, Electric-driven Hydraulic Systems Featuring a Live Demo Bosch Rexroth Hydraulics Considering the ever increasing demands on electrical and hydraulic efficiency, we will conduct an in-depth discussion on when, where and how to apply variable speed electric motor drives for hydraulic pump applications. Focusing on servo, vector drives and variable frequency electric motor controls. 8:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Growing Trends in Electric Actuation Bosch Rexroth Linear Tech New market demands for energy efficiency, high speeds, increased payloads and requirements for quick changeover and multi-line flexibility are driving machine builders to consider Electro-mechanical actuation for new machines. We will conduct a discussion on these trends and introduce new solutions to help you address these challenges. 8:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. The IO-Link - Seamless Connectivity using Std 2 & 3 Wire Cabling - Fieldbus, PROFIBUS, PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, DeviceNet, CC Link available Balluff Learn how to get your three wire devices on a field bus for better the Lowest Cost. Using standard 3 wire cabling to include digital inputs + outputs as well as analog inputs + outputs. 8:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Mobility Apps for Industrial Machine Control and other New Trends in Automation Technologies Bosch Rexroth Drives and Controls & CMAFH Industrial HMI’s are giving way to iPads, smartphones and other mobile devices. See diagnostics and machine control on your mobile device. 8:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Risk Assessment, Risk Reduction and Safeguards Omron STI Consensus standards for machine safeguarding are technically demanding and change on a continual basis. Learn the process for assessing the risk from industrial machinery and developing effective safeguards. 8:00 a.m. — 9:45 a.m. Arc Flash - the Protection vs Accessibility Dilemma Rittal Arc flash codes require a new way to view industrial machine enclosures. Learn solutions to achieve access as well as compliance! April 15 - 16, 2014 10:00 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. Technical Sessions B Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) & how this effects Machine Power Train Design Please select one class Kollmorgen Recent changes in the FSMA have given the FDA more regulatory power to ensure the safety of our food supply. This session will offer an overview of the FSMA with the introduction of motor and gearing solutions that will provide a truly hygienic design. 10:00 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. Seamless Integration of Third Party Devices to the Rockwell Logix® Platform using Add-on Instructions (AOIs) SMC, Balluff, Bosch Rexroth Drives & Controls, Exor Making third party devices work on a Logix® platform. Examples will demonstrate the loading and implementation of AOIs and EDSs from various vendors onto the Rockwell software. 10:00 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. Hydraulic Maintenance and Troubleshooting CMAFH Learn how to maintain and troubleshoot hydraulic equipment including safety, diagnostics, prevention and repair. Handouts with common hydraulic system failures, preventions and solutions will be provided. 10:00 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. Hydraulic Fluid Service Seminar: Latest Tools and Diagnostics, Cooling Product Spotlights, Filtration Hydac Everything you need to know about hydraulic oil contamination and determining the appropriate level of filtration required for your equipment. Topics include Beta Ratios, ISO codes, electronic monitoring, more.
  3. 3. 10:00 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. The Benefits of Linear & Rotary Direct Drive Servo Solutions Rexroth, Kollmorgen Learn how to increase machine performance & determine when it's feasible to use either linear or rotary direct drive technology. Learn which applications are better suited for the traditional rotary motor and/or direct drive (either linear or rotary direct drive). Includes sizing software and tools! 10:00 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. CIP Safety over SERCOS III Bosch Rexroth Drives & Controls Reduce cost and wiring with safety over CIP (common industrial protocol.) 10:00 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. New: Intelligent Fluid Connections Colder Products Company RFID-based IdentiQuik® couplings redefine what’s possible for controlling, protecting and streamlining fluid handling processes. IdentiQuik technology allows the robust transfer of fluid and information to identify device type or connected media, verify line connection accuracy or capture fluid and product data. Hybrid connectors eliminate misconnections by integrating electrical, fluid and gas lines into a single connection point. 10:00 a.m. — 11:45 a.m. Distributed Machine Safety — Safety Networking Alternatives Phoenix Contact Learn how to deploy distributed machine safety across your network on any PLC architecture. The Safetybridge solution offers a PLC & fieldbus independent solution alongside standard IO and process data. 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Complimentary Lunch Buffet Trade Show Open All Day April 15 - 16, 2014 Technical Sessions C Please select one class 3:15 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. New Trends in Filtration & Cooling Hydac We will discuss the latest methods and products to solve filtration and cooling problems for hydraulic systems and many other types of process filtering and cooling requirements. 3:15 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. New 2014 Safety Standards: Machine Directive Bosch Rexroth Drives & Controls New machine safety regulations are reviewed at the start of this session and lead to a primer on machine risk assessment and risk reduction. Learn about new regulations and how to evaluate your current or future machine designs. 3:15 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Hydraulic Proportional and Servo Technologies Bosch Rexroth Hydraulics Learn the fundamentals of closed loop system design and what variables to take into consideration when designing proportional and/or closed loop hydraulic systems. 3:15 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Smartwire-DT: Simplified and Reduced Panel Wiring & Diagnostics Eaton Electrical SmartWire-DT reduces panel complexity by consolidating complex circuit wiring into a single, durable 8-pole cable. Examples shown of how the system dramatically reduces wiring time, allowing installer to duplicate panels seven to ten times faster than conventional point to point wiring. 3:15 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. The Power of RFID: Traceability, Documenting the Supply Chain, Asset Tracking, Work in Process (WIP) Balluff Comply with regulatory and quality standards, proactively manage product recalls with near-real-time corrective action. Improve customer safety, customer satisfaction, and profit margin. Manage product quality and reduce the cost of nonconformance. 3:15 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Innovative Ergonomic Assembly Solutions featuring a Live Demo Bosch Rexroth Assembly Tech New concepts and designs in machine guarding, custom ergonomic work stations, flow racks, conveyors, lift stations for improved assembly workflow. Integration of safety interlocks, light curtains, safety mats and scanners into these designs. 3:15 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. Industrial Ethernet Vulnerabilities – Don’t get Hacked! Phoenix Contact High level Layer-3 networking functions are essential for protecting your industrial network from malicious attacks and accidental interruption, as well as connecting to office or IT-networks and providing secure, fast connectivity for supporting remote installations. A live hack into an AB PLC will be demonstrated. 3:15 p.m. — 5:00 p.m. New Trends in Mobile Hydraulics & Controls CMAFH New developments in mobile hydraulics are being driven by the need for greater energy efficiency - rising fuel costs and greenhouse gases are a concern. Intelligent controls for load sensing systems are giving mobile hydraulics a competitive edge in fluid power. April 15, 2014 (One Day only) DFT Kickoff Party — Cocktails & Pig Roast 4:30 - 7:30 pm
  4. 4. Your Premier Resource for Automation electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and motion control FAQ Question: Is there a fee to attend the Drive for Technology? Answer: The DFT is proudly sponsored by CMAFH and our vendor partners. It is free to our customers and their guests. Question: Drive for Technology always gives great attendee gifts! Are there plans to have a gift for everyone who attend this year’s event? Answer: Yes, we will be giving away one premium gift per attendee as you leave for the day. Question: Are meals and refreshments provided? Answer: Yes, we will provide a complimentary breakfast and lunch daily. On April 15, you are invited to stay for the Eaton sponsored pig roast which begins at 4:30 p.m. on the tradeshow floor. Question: Will you have wi-fi? Answer: Yes! We will have open access both days of the event as well as a complimentary internet cafe with barista for your enjoyment. Question: Will there be free parking available? Answer: Yes, during the DFT, all employees and exhibitors will park at an offsite location, making sure that our entire lot is available for attendees. Additionally, we have permission for street-side parking both days of the event. Question: Do you have transportation and/or lodging for those who will be traveling from out of town? Answer: Yes, CMAFH has rooms blocked at a local hotel and we have chartered buses to and from regions throughout the area. Customers traveling from out of town are welcome to stay as our guest. Please contact your CMAFH sales engineer to reserve a room and inquire about coach availability in your area. Question: Can I attend just the trade show and no seminars? (or vice versa) Answer: Yes! To attend just the tradeshow, simply select which day/days you want to attend and scroll past the seminar selection dropdowns. By choosing no seminars, you will register for general entry to the trade show. To attend just the seminars, select as many or as few sessions as you wish and complete your registration. Question: Can I earn Professional Development Hours (PDH) credits for the seminars I attend? Answer: Yes, each of our technical seminars are eligible for PDH credits for Professional Engineers. Please let us know if you are a PE during registration, and we will mail proof of seminar attendance and credits earned to you after the DFT is over. Register online at w w w . c m a f h . c o m