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New Industrial PC Platform - Openness meets Automation Control 06/12/2016
Omron NY IPCs deliver high performance and reliability whilst offering scalability. Its unique design and exceptional build quality serve to eliminate faults caused by unnecessary complexity and provide robust reliable operation, maximizing machine uptime whilst servicing IT needs.  Full Story...

Latest version of Panorama HMI/SCADA software Suite from Codra is now OPC UA Certified 06/12/2016
Codra announces that it is one of the first in its industry to achieve OPC UA Client and Server Lab Certification from the OPC Foundation for its Panorama Suite 2016 HMI/SCADA software. With this OPC UA Client and Server certification of Panorama Suite 2016, Codra continues to demonstrate its commitment to developing and delivering the highest quality products based on the latest OPC technology. Full Story...

Whitepaper: Modelling Ultrasonic Motors (USM) for Controller Design 28/11/2016
How can the unique challenges of USM design be overcome to achieve accurate, fast performing models within a fraction of the time of other techniques? Full Story...

25 percent space and cost saving offered with push-in rail mounted terminal block 28/11/2016
A DIN rail-mounted terminal block, some 30 percent smaller than its rivals, is suitable for all conductor types while offering additional safety capacity. Full Story...

Quickly respond to safety risks 21/11/2016
Whenever a risk emerges in the workplace, it often takes a long time to order and wait for new safety signs that can warn co-workers about danger and instruct them on how to avoid an accident. By using a professional safety sign printer and software, companies can design, print and implement new signs a lot faster in order to support their Go for zero programme and avoid workplace accidents. Discover the advantages of visual workplace signage with our complete range of sign & label printers. Full Story...

White paper: PLC & HMI controllers – Selecting Smart 15/11/2016
Automation control projects, no matter how large or small, commonly start with the following specifications –The system shall fill all requirements, function with perfect efficiency, be perfectly interoperable with all existing devices, require zero maintenance, and cost nothing. In addition, it must be completed by Wednesday! Full Story...

Experience the advantages of EL-FLOW® Prestige 07/11/2016
The EL-FLOW Prestige is world’s most versatile Mass Flow Controller for gases. If you are looking to improve your process yield while reducing of ownership, the EL-FLOW Prestige Mass Flow Controller is the best instrument for you. We have an amazing package deal for you: Order one EL-FLOW Prestige Mass Flow Controller now and receive a free Readout and Control Module with Plug-in Power Supply for immediate plug & perform! Full Story...

New DNCB Range DIN Rail Mounting Enclosures from Hylec- APL have snap on kits for quick assembly 07/11/2016
Hylec-APL, the specialist supplier of electrical components and enclosures, has announced a new series of DIN Rail Mounting Enclosures.  The DNCB Range features snap-on bases and terminal covers for quick, easy assembly and is suitable for electromechanical and electronic applications.   Full Story...

Receive instantaneous notification of Explosion Vent activation straight to your mobile phone! 07/11/2016
Pressure relief experts, Elfab Limited combine traditional explosion vent detection with GSM technology to provide a modern and wire free burst detection system specifically designed to provide instantaneous notification of explosion vent activation within remote conditions.  Full Story...

National Instruments |LabVIEW System Design Software 07/11/2016
LabVIEW, the foundation of NI’s platform-based approach, is a visual programming tool that simplifies the creation and coding of engineering systems. What will you do with LabVIEW? Full Story...

Configuration software streamlines commissioning process 07/11/2016
WAGO’s new automation engineering suite of tools shortens development time for automation projects by bringing all tasks – including hardware configuration, programming, simulation and diagnostics all the way up to final commissioning – into one single platform. Full Story...

Speeding up development of High-fidelity Robotic Manipulator Models 07/11/2016
ABB Robotics’ engineers created multiple models of a robotic manipulator in the time previously required to create just one. How? Find out in the 'From Months to Days' magazine. Full Story...

Need high performance Software Imaging Tools you can rely on? Then look no further! 07/11/2016
HALCON 13, the latest version of MVTec’s legendary Machine Vision Image Processing Software, brings a whole range of new and improved technologies including enhanced, deep learning based optical character recognition (OCR), and robust identification of dot print fonts. Reading bar codes that are damaged, occluded, or incomplete as well as deformed data codes recognised and read with accuracy. There is a significant increase in performance for shaped-based matching and improved texture inspection Full Story...

All-in-one PLC improves usability and reliability of extrusion equipment 02/11/2016
Eurotech Extrusion Technology, a manufacturer of plastic extrusion machinery is using the UniStream modular all-in-one PLC+HMI to control their line of blown film extruders.   Full Story...

Electric cylinders gaining momentum in replacing pneumatics 24/10/2016
The increasing demands of modern manufacturing to improve performance and productivity and to minimise downtime and product rejections, means the focus on how to meet these challenges is more important than ever.  Full Story...

Controller saves space by packing enhanced functionality into a smaller footprint 23/10/2016
A new programmable DIN-rail mounted controller (PLC) from WAGO has a smaller footprint than its predecessors while providing enhanced functionality for seamless process automation. Full Story...

Omron’s new servo system improves machine design and productivity 17/10/2016
The 1S range incorporates a 23-bit high-resolution encoder plus an exceptionally short 125 µs network cycle time that enables faster machine speeds without impairing accuracy or repeatability.  Full Story...

Configuration software streamlines commissioning process 11/10/2016
WAGO’s new automation engineering suite of tools shortens development time for automation projects by bringing all tasks – including hardware configuration, programming, simulation and diagnostics all the way up to final commissioning – into one single platform. Full Story...

Free 24-page Robotics magazine: Changing face of Robotics 11/10/2016
Covering automation, mechatronics, industrial robotics and more. Discover how physical modelling and real-time simulation allows engineers to maximise their time and budget. Full Story...

ARC Energy Resources announces acquisition of CLG Engineering 11/10/2016
Gloucestershire-based Arc Energy Resources, the weld overlay cladding and fabrication specialist, has acquired precision machining company CLG Engineering, based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.  Full Story...



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