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UniCloud: The Complete, No-Code IIoT Cloud Platform Designed for Unitronics PLCs

Unitronics has come out with their very own cloud platform called UniCloud.  With no Cloud expertise needed by users, UniCloud is said to be a smooth, pain-free entry into the world of IIoT.  Designed for OEMs and machine builders, this new platform was made to help users work more efficiently on a scalable and secure …

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Product Feature: SSI Technologies Fluid-Trac™ Ultrasonic Level Sensor

When it comes to selecting a level sensor for an application, there are many options in the market to choose from.  For today’s feature, we’d like to highlight the Fluid-Trac™ Ultrasonic Level Sensor manufactured by SSI Technologies.  SSI describes its Fluid-Trac™ sensor as a liquid level sensor ideal for tanks or storage containers that have …

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How Do You Know What Pressure Gauge is Best for Your Application?

Trying to decide what pressure gauge is best for your application? There are so many different options out there these days and to crank the difficulty level up a notch, you must decide what material, size, connection, range, and more to even choose the right gauge for your application.  The good news is, there are …

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Compact OEM Pressure Transmitters for Manufacturers

Steady pressure flow plays a vital role in many different manufacturing applications. When accuracy and stability are a must, we find it beneficial for manufacturers to look into using OEM pressure transmitters. State-of-the-Art Technology When choosing a compact OEM pressure transmitters, you can expect to see many benefits. In fact, the design of its parts feature proven …

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Choosing a 4-20mA Isolator

Although a virtually straightforward task, selecting an Isolator—specifically a 4-20mA Isolator— involves more than simply comparing the number of channels and the cost per point. Signal isolators receive 4-20mA process current inputs and provide an isolated 4-20mA output signal. On multi-channel units, each channel operates independently and is isolated from the others to prevent interaction between channels. Galvanic …

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UPA-130: A Superior Three Phase Voltage Indicator

Keeping personnel protected against live voltage is a fundamental and crucial electrical safety measure. Answering the important question, “is there voltage present?” is simple and effective using a quality voltage indicator engineered by experts you can trust. Kodiak Controls provides industry-leading automation and control products, and we are proud to present the latest three-phase voltage indicator: UPA-130 Voltage Alert by ATC Diversified Electronics. The UPA-130 Voltage Alert reduces …

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The Importance of Efficient Industrial Control Solutions

To streamline your company’s manufacturing processes, efficient industrial control solutions are an essential component regardless of the industry. Whether your company specializes in water treatment and ground remediation, environmental applications, printing and packaging, petro-chemical, food and beverage, or machine tool, die casting, and extrusion, efficient industrial controls can increase safety, save time, and improve performance. When …

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General Purpose Industrial Pressure Transducers

For an industrial engineer, the prospect of having to shut down operations due to poor machine performance is worrisome, to say the very least. That’s why Kodiak is dedicated to supplying our customers with the most advanced, state-of-the-art engineering products on the market to make sure our customers are running their heavy-duty industrial applications at full capacity and with complete confidence in the performance of our products. Whether …

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Unistream®5: The Next Generation of PLCs

Technology has advanced by leaps and bounds since the first programmable logic controller was developed for the automobile industry. New innovations are ever evolving and we are happy to introduce the latest addition of UniStream® HMI/PLCs to our collection.  The Unistream®5 , a smaller 5″ version, is now available along with the 15.6”, 10.4”, and 7” versions. If you’re …

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Benefits of Wireless I/O Modules for Industrial Communication

If you’re looking for an efficient solution to your complex industrial communication needs, now is the time to discover remote I/O module technology. From large scale facility monitoring, oil and gas transportation, plant energy management, water and waste/water management and more, I/O modules can save money while transferring necessary signals to hard-to-reach places. So how …

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Why You Should Prefer Unitronics

For companies with busy and cramped product lines, there is always a drive to improve their technology. By using better, more efficient equipment, manufacturers can keep up with increasing demands and improve conditions inside their facility. At Kodiak, we offer a selection of Unitronics terminals and programmable logic controllers (PLC). These high-quality products are among the most …

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How to Choose the Right Sensor for Your Industrial Needs

Manufacturers have to keep track of many elements during production or, even, to just maintain their facilities. Sensors are the devices that make it possible to keep track of everything remotely, efficiently, and to automatically make adjustments based on the data gathered. Kodiak Controls strives to provide industrial and manufacturing companies with the well-made level control and flow …

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Kodiak Controls Acquires Kelburn Engineering Company

It is with great pleasure and excitement to announce that Kodiak Controls has acquired Kelburn Engineering Company.  This acquisition allows Kodiak to expand our products and services on a larger level as well as provide Kelburn Engineering Company’s customers with a more extensive product offering. Together our companies share over 100+ years experience in manufacturing, …

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A Guide to Pressure Gauge Calibration for Your Brewery’s CO2 Regulator

A pressure gauge out of calibration can be extremely frustrating for any industry. For microbrewing, a gauge out of calibration can literally offset the entire regulator system which controls the CO2 levels for the brew.  Depending on the severity of the offset, the gauge could be pointing off of zero when there’s no pressure in …

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A Simple Way to Keep Up with Temperature Calibration Standards for Thermometers

If your company deals in pharmaceutical or food/beverage manufacturing, then you are most likely aware that there are stringent standards to keep up with in regards to the temperature measuring instrumentation in your facility. Traditional methods of calibrating temperature instruments to meet standards can be cumbersome and time consuming. These standards include requirements from organizations …

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