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B&R Industrie-Elektronik GmbH

Norsk-Data-Str. 3
Bad Homburg

Telephone : +49 (6172) 4019-0
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Swing-arm panel enables more ergonomic machine operation 02/09/2014
B&R has introduced a new line of swing arm systems. These fully enclosed panels are available in a range of variants and feature IP65 protection. Full Story...

Safety-rated rotary encoder with openSAFETY 29/04/2014
The CD75M safety rotary encoder delivers safe position and speed values in openSAFETY format and can be directly connected to POWERLINK networks. Full Story...

Advanced safety features for robotic systems 14/01/2013
For industrial robots to work together with people, the speed at the tool center point must be safely monitored. B&R offers TÜV-certified function blocks for creating the necessary integrated safety applications via openSAFETY, to provide advanced safety features for robotic systems, regardless of the control technology used. Full Story...

New dimensions in decentralised drive architecture 21/11/2011
B&R is expanding its range of drives with a series of motor-integrated servo drives with IP65 protection. Full Story...

B&R and Cognex cooperate on POWERLINK 20/12/2010
Industrial image processing sensors and systems company, Cognex, and B&R have entered a technological cooperation with the goal of using POWERLINK in the In-Sight range of products from Cognex. Full Story...

B&R automates its intralogistics centre 01/02/2010
During the recent plant expansion at B&R’s headquarters in Eggelsberg, Austria, a fully automatic high bay warehouse was constructed using control, visualisation and drive technology from B&R. The high bay warehouse has a total area of 6,600 sq. m., a shelf height of over 19 m, a shelf length of 72 m and a capacity of 18,000 palettes. Full Story...

The ‘PC in a drive’ 07/07/2009
The APC820 is a high-performance Core™2 Duo processor based industrial PC in the form factor of an industrial drive. The ‘Duo’ processor allows Windows XP and a real-time operating system to run parallel to each other on separate processor cores. The computer user can reserve one processor core exclusively for real-time operation or he may optionally release it for Windows XP use. Full Story...

B&R’s Hannover surprise: a process control system 05/06/2009
With a broad spectrum of functionalities, B&R’s APROL process control system unites levels of automation into one complete, homogenous system and promotes reliable and efficient operation through the entire life cycle. Full Story...

B&R launches a line of AC frequency inverters 09/12/2008
At this year's SPS/IPC/DRIVES trade fair, B&R presented a new line of AC drives called “ACOPOSinverter.” When the line is fully completed next spring, it will consist of 48 different models with performance levels spanning the range from single-phase 0.18 kW up to three-phase 500 kW. Full Story...