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Multipix Imaging celebrate 20 years 21/02/2017
This year sees Multipix Imaging celebrate 20 years in business, successfully distributing Machine Vision components to the UK and Ireland. When Multipix was formed in 1997, it was with the desire to promote machine vision to a wider audience and do what they could to influence the efficiency and competitiveness of manufacturing for UK companies. Full Story...

Omron’s new servo system improves machine design and productivity 21/02/2017
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...

Konrad Technologies and SET to work together in the area of Advanced Assistance Systems (ADAS), sensor fusion, and Hardware in the Loop (HiL) 14/02/2017
Rising demands on mobility and autonomous driving, integrated and automated testing solutions are needed for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS). The combination of ADAS sensor fusion with a Hardware in the Loop (HiL) testing system is necessary to enable a new level of innovative, automated testing solutions in the automotive space. Konrad Technologies and SET are joining their knowledge and skills to develop custom testing systems in the area of driver assistance systems. Full Story...

3D imaging for industry 13/02/2017
3D Imaging and Image Processing continues to develop with an array of 3D camera technologies now available, coupled with software tools to assist set-up and processing, you too can benefit from 3D automated inspection.   Learn more about 3D for Industry and register for our free Multipix WiseUp session on 3D Vision Technologies. Full Story...

Line scan technology even further extended 06/02/2017
With the addition of the first colour TDI (Time Delay Integration) line scan cameras for machine vision from Teledyne DALSA, STEMMER IMAGING continues to offer the widest range of line scan technology. This enables us to work in partnership with customers to provide successful line scan solutions in the most challenging imaging projects. Full Story...

Wireless sensor-transmitters for temperature, humidity, barometric pressure, thermocouples or voltage & current 06/02/2017
The rugged high-performance OMEGA® zSeries wireless sensor/transmitter system provide Web-based monitoring of Temperature, Humidity, and Barometric Pressure, as well as thermocouples and any transducer with analogue voltage or current output. Full Story...

PLATINUM™ series, high accuracy, fast sampling, digital panel meter 06/02/2017
The PLATINUM™ Series of microprocessor-based digital panel meters offer unparalleled flexibility in process measurement. While extremely powerful and versatile, great care has gone into designing a product that is very easy to set-up and use. The automatic hardware configuration recognition eliminates the need for jumpers and allows the firmware to automatically simplify itself, eliminating all menu options that do not apply to a specific configuration. Full Story...

Two leading valve operation brands merge to form Sofis 06/02/2017
Netherlocks and Smith Flow Control reveal a new corporate identity: Two of the valve operation industry’s leading brands have joined forces under a new name. Full Story...

Make machine intervention safer with Lockout/Tagout! The free guidebook 30/01/2017
15-20% of workplace accidents can be avoided with Lockout/Tagout which is why the procedure should be part of any ambitious go for zero programme that bans accidents from the workplace. Lockout/Tagout can save lives during machine maintenance and interventions in production facilities. Find out useful tips & tricks in the free guide book by Brady. Full Story...

New Smart Camera EyeCheck 5xxx series 30/01/2017
The new EyeCheck 5xxx smart camera series by EVT is available as complete bundle together with the EyeVision image processing software or as OEM version. The ready-to-use smart camera solution is the EyeCheck 5xxx series and the OEM solution is called RoseCam. Full Story...

New Safety Controller from Lenze 30/01/2017
Launched at the 2016 SPS IPC Drives Fair, the new Safety Controller c250-S from Lenze enables machine drive, control and safety technology to be brought together. The integration of the functional safety into the automation system so that programming requires just one engineering tool based on PLCopen, makes the system design easier and reduces the number of interfaces/components. This saves time and money, and ultimately it also increases the machine’s availability and flexibility. Full Story...

SICK Launches Next-Generation microScan3 Safety Laser Scanner 30/01/2017
With the launch its next-generation safety laser scanner, the microScan3, SICK is promising a new era of improved personal safety and productivity. The microScan3 is the first safety laser scanner to use SICK’s patented scanning technology, safeHDDMTM (High Definition Distance Measurement), based on advanced time of flight measurement. Full Story...

Industry 4.0: More than a powerful trend 30/01/2017
The path to the fourth Industrial Revolution is not always clear. Many companies and industrial organisations have different views on the precise meaning of Industry 4.0. As a pioneering technology group, HARTING offers solutions for these rapid developments and, to make them more comprehensible, has grouped them into six recognisable trends. Full Story...

New extreme wash resistant PCB traceability label 17/01/2017
As PCB designs become tighter and more complex, increasingly harsh cleaning processes and agents are used in assembly. Brady’s new B-777 polyimide label is designed to stay attached and remain legible to enable traceability throughout multiple harsh wash cycles. The white glossy polyimide B-777 label offers excellent resistance to fluxing and wave solder environments and performs in temperatures up to 300°C. The label is also extremely receptive to small font prints in text or barcode and is ava Full Story...

3D Imaging and Image Processing 17/01/2017
3D imaging and image processing continues to develop with an array of 3D camera technologies now available, coupled with software tools to assist set-up and processing, you too can benefit from 3D automated inspection. Learn more about 3D for Industry and register for our free Multipix WiseUp session on 3D Vision Technologies. Full Story...

One and two input Counters simplify applications in hazardous and safe areas 10/01/2017
BEKA associates new one and two input pulse Counters can economically perform industrial counting functions in hazardous and safe areas.  All models have large easy to read displays with optional backlighting, isolated synchronous pulse and 4/20mA outputs, plus dual alarms.  Full Story...

White paper: PLC & HMI Controllers - Selecting Smart 13/12/2016
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...

Controller saves space by packing enhanced functionality into a smaller footprint 13/12/2016
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...

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...



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