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R.R. Floody adds Mitsubishi to our Automation Solutions

May 9, 2013

Mitsubishi Automation SolutionsMitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. offers  a family of automation products including programmable logic controllers, variable frequency drives, operator interfaces, motion control systems, servo systems and robotic solutions.

Visualization for machine vision and industrial ID applications

April 4, 2013

VisionView 900 VisionView 900 Operator Interface Display

The new 9-inch VisionView®  touch screen is ideal for monitoring and controlling In-Sight® vision systems and DataMan® industrial ID systems on the factory floor, and allows operator controls specific to the application.

Advantech’s ADAM-6100 Industrial Ethernet Remote I/O modules

March 14, 2013

Advantech ADAM 6100Expand Control Systems with Flexible Remote I/O Modules

Equipped with the EtherNet/IP and PROFINET protocol, the ADAM-6100 series also allows daisy chain connections, making it possible to transfer data much faster during process control and other industrial automation applications.

Daisy chains also provide a more scalable system and using fewer wires helps avoid interference common in factory settings.

Employee Spotlight: Ryan Kralka, Sales Engineer

March 14, 2013

RyanRead how the newest member of the RRF Sales Team and self-proclaimed ‘Do-it-yourselfer’ also finds time to give back.

read about Ryan >

Netflix uses Cognex image-based barcode readers to automate the DVD return process

March 8, 2013

read the Netflix storyOne of the most expensive processes at Netflix was the handling of DVD returns. Huge resources were tied up in manually opening mailers, taking out the sleeved discs, checking the titles on the DVDs against the sleeves, checking the discs for physical defects, cleaning them and scanning them into the system.

The automated solution utilizes advanced DataMan® barcode readers from Cognex to read barcodes on the envelope, sleeve, and DVD disc, which is communicated by the Bronway machine to a central server to ensure complete traceability throughout the process.

DataMan 50 1-D Barcode Readers, A giant breakthrough in small barcode readers

February 12, 2013

DataMan 50The DataMan® 50L is a new compact barcode reader designed for 1-D oriented barcode reading. Small in size but exceptional in barcode reading performance, the DataMan® 50L measures just 23.5mm x 27mm x 43.5mm and features an IP65-rated housing. It is ideal for mounting in very tight spaces on production lines and in machinery. The DataMan 50 is equipped with Hotbars™, a proprietary image-analysis technology that delivers the highest read rates in the industry.

1-D oriented barcode reading
IP65 rating
752 x 480 image resolution
60 fps image acquisition
USB and RS-232 communications

Cognex DataMan 9500 Handheld Code Reader with Mobile Computer

December 10, 2012

DataMan 9500DataMan 9500 mobile computer was specifically designed for the rugged conditions of the factory floor.  This industrial-grade mobile computer is ideal for reading DPM (direct part mark) codes in applications where operators need to read and view code data but cannot be stationed at a terminal or PC.

Lyn Payne Celebrates 25 years at R.R. Floody!

December 10, 2012

Lyn Celebrates 25 years!Everyone at R.R.Floody would like to congratulate Lyn on this achievement!

Watch In-Sight 7010 video for chance to win

October 18, 2012

Watch to learn more about the new In-Sight® 7010 vision system for a chance to receive a new
Apple® iPad®

Watch In-Sight video for chance to win iPad

Employee Spotlight – Tony Chandek, Sales Engineer

September 14, 2012

Tony, the pinball wizard Which one of the following describes Tony Chandek?

  1. Pinball Wizard
  2. Sales Engineer
  3. Mr. Good Wrench
  4. All of the above

Read the whole story to find out…