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3D scanners set new benchmark for smart vision systems 05/02/2018
Multipix Imaging has introduced Photoneo PhoXi 3D scanners with their patented technology, setting a new benchmark for smart vision systems. PhoXi scanners are ideally suited for robot handling applications such as bin picking, where randomly placed, semi-oriented objects can be picked from a container or pallet and placed on a conveyor belt. The scanners are also compatible with multiple industrial robot brands. Full Story...

Multi-function flow and temperature sensors 05/02/2018
For precise flow and temperature measurement choose FLEXFLOW process sensors from BAUMER LTD. FlexFlow sensors offer features such as; an IO-Link and depending on settings and connections, either 2 switching outputs, or one switching and one analog output (4 / 20mA, 0 / 10V). Full Story...

New coating for aseptic geared motors is corrosion and scratch resistant 29/01/2018
SEW Eurodrive has launched a new innovative coating for aseptic geared motors that provides excellent protection against chipping, flaking, scratching and corrosion. Full Story...

North East manufacturer, Elfab, wins manufacturing champions award for SME innovation 29/01/2018
Elfab Limited, a leading manufacturer of pressure relief systems, is pleased to announce that the company has won the SME Innovators Category for the Manufacturing Champions Awards 2017. Full Story...

Dry Block Temperature Calibrators with options for Infrared, Surface and Micro-Bath Calibrations 29/01/2018
OMEGA's new, portable temperature calibrators are lightweight and easy-to-use. Five models are available to cover the range from -35 to 650°C and wet or dry insertion, non-contact and surface calibration requirements. Full Story...

Vortex flowmeter provides accurate, reliable, low-maintenance flow measurement 29/01/2018
OMEGA’s FV-500C Series vortex flowmeter provides accurate, reliable, low-maintenance flow measurement. Vortices generated by the flowing fluid stress the shedder bar in pulses, and the shedder bar transmits the stress pulses to the encapsulated piezoelectric sensor. Full Story...

The Pulsite Solo from Titan Enterprises is a low cost, battery powered rate and total flow indicator 29/01/2018
These panel or surface mounting digital instruments, that require no external power when used with magnetic sensors or contact closures, are designed to be as versatile as possible permitting customisation to suit almost any flow measurement application. With housing constructed from durable polymer, and sealed to IP64 specifications, the Pulsite Solo can be used in a wide range of operating environments. Full Story...

Intelligent digital frame grabbers with FPGA image processing 16/01/2018
The microEnable5 family of frame grabbers from Silicon Software offers machine vision users scalable, intelligent high performance data transfer and processing capabilities. Camera Link, Camera Link HS and CoaXPress versions are available as classical image acquisition or programmable frame grabbers with multi-camera support. This simplifies image acquisition and data processing infrastructure and reduces costs. Full Story...

SG Transmissions signs agreement with leading South Korean robotic manufacturer 15/01/2018
SG Transmission has recently signed an agreement with a leading South Korean robotic manufacturer, to provide a permanent magnet brake which is small, lightweight and has a relatively high torque. Full Story...

Deep learning at your fingertips with the new HALCON 17.12 Imaging Software 08/01/2018
Multipix Imaging launch MVTec’s latest HALCON Imaging Software which includes an extensive set of cutting-edge deep learning functions that can be readily applied to industrial inspection tasks. Full Story...

RockStar® ModuPlug: More freedom – Less effort 08/01/2018
RockStar® ModuPlug is setting new standards combining power, signals and data in one connector and is the platform for future, innovative modular connectivity solutions. Full Story...

BAUMER – THE Encoder People 08/01/2018
Absolute, Incremental, Heavy Duty, Bearingless and many more …whatever type of encoder you need for your motion control application Baumer can supply the perfect solution. Our range of encoders and angle / inclination measurement products provide the precision, flexibility and durability you need. Check-out our new products; HDmag flex, HMG10 / PMG10, OptoTurn® EAL580, OptoPulse® EIL580. Full Story...

New Whitepaper: Does your process deserve more than just a drive? 02/01/2018
By increasing efficiency and reliability in the industrial setting, you can pass the benefits on to your customers and beyond. Altivar™ Process variable speed drives deliver top performance that exceeds expectations. They optimise business performance across both utility and industrial processes (0.75 kW – 1.5 MW) in a number of demanding segments.  Full Story...

New 3-CMOS sensor camera gives exceptional colour image data 19/12/2017
A new 3-CMOS area scan camera combines the accuracy of prism-based optics with the image quality provided by Sony Pregius IMX265 colour sensors. The prism separates incoming light into red, green and blue wavelengths, which are directed onto the three precisely-aligned sensors. Full Story...

Castell launches world’s first Digital Exchange Box 11/12/2017
Castell, a leader in trapped key interlocking technology, has launched the first digital key exchange box. Full Story...

Multi-function flow and temperature sensors 11/12/2017
For precise flow and temperature measurement choose FLEXFLOW process sensors from BAUMER LTD. FlexFlow sensors offer features such as; an IO-Link and depending on settings and connections, either 2 switching outputs, or one switching and one analog output (4 / 20mA, 0 / 10V).  Full Story...

Virtual Commissioning with a Model-Driven Digital Twin 11/12/2017
This new whitepaper explores key virtual commissioning technologies, such as FMI and digital twins, and how they can improve design techniques in the automation industry. Full Story...

Continuous monitoring of offshore flexible riser carcass failure using acoustic emission 04/12/2017
The increased use of dynamic riser systems on offshore installations brings with it complex integrity issues for the operators.  In particular, the multi-layer PVDF type flexible risers are prone to a number of failure mechanisms. A paper reports on the work carried out by MISTRAS and an International oil company on the development of an online acoustic emission continuous monitoring system to monitor for riser carcass pull-out and/or unwinding. Full Story...

Design better machines, faster. New Machine Design Info Kit 04/12/2017
Explore 25+ industrial design projects and discover how the move to simulation-led, systems-driven engineering in machine design allows companies to design better machines, faster. Full Story...

Boa Spot colour vision sensor enhances automated inspection 27/11/2017
The new colour versions of the BOA Spot smart vision sensor from Teledyne DALSA provide even greater versatility for single point industrial part and assembly verification. Colour training, matching and verification capabilities have been added to the existing embedded inspection tools. With easy factory integration and a highly competitive price point, Boa Spot Colour allows automated vision inspection to be added at almost any point in the production line.  Full Story...



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