This website uses cookies primarily for visitor analytics. Certain pages will ask you to fill in contact details to receive additional information. On these pages you have the option of having the site log your details for future visits. Indicating you want the site to remember your details will place a cookie on your device. To view our full cookie policy, please click here. You can also view it at any time by going to our Contact Us page.

Products

Remote access to weighing and inspection equipment (14/10/2018)
Article image The miRemote service tool enables remote access to Minebea Intec industrial weighing and inspection solutions via an App. This allows Minebea Intec service technicians to analyse issues or problems in real time and to provide support via a live-chat function.
Full Story...

Cloud interface for smart Festo products (14/10/2018)
Article image Festo has launched a new Cloud interface for smart Festo products. The CPX-IOT Gateway offers a secure, low-cost and digital solution provides the first step for companies wanting to develop Industry 4.0 proof of concept or pilot projects with simple, programming free, on-boarding.
Full Story...

Gentle grippers with their own vacuum cartridges (14/10/2018)
Article image The V-Grip range of foam-faced vacuum grippers from Simmatic are said to provide an effective solution to the problem of reliably picking up irregularly shaped and porous objects. 
Full Story...

Wireless solutions for intelligent monitoring applications 14/10/2018
Advantech has expanded its range of wireless products with the launch of the WISE-6610 LoRaWAN gateway and Wzzard LRPv2 LoRa WAN node. Full Story...

AI technology added to HALCON machine vision software 07/10/2018
MVTec Software GmbH is set to release the new version 18.11 of its standard software HALCON. Full Story...

WirelessHART gas detector gets new features 07/10/2018
United Electric Controls has expanded the capabilities of its Vanguard WirelessHART gas detector. Highlights include an expanded temperature operating range, enhanced stability across temperature ranges, improved handling of WirelessHART commands, and capability for interchangeable sensors. Full Story...

Location awareness system enhances industrial safety 07/10/2018
Emerson has extended its Plantweb digital ecosystem with the addition of Location Awareness which is said to provide a cost-effective way to safeguard industrial manufacturing workers Full Story...

Energy logger helps Identify energy savings 30/09/2018
The Tinytag Energy Logger from Gemini Data Loggers is a portable, easy to use data recorder which monitors power usage in premises with high consumption equipment. Full Story...

Programmable alarm management display for process monitoring 26/09/2018
BAUMER has introduced a range of measuring instruments with flexible programmable displays which, when used in conjunction with the company’s pressure and temperature gauges, are said to ensure high standards of functionality, safety and flexibility in process monitoring. Full Story...

Robot maintenance solution utilises AI and the cloud 23/09/2018
Mitsubishi Electric has developed a cloud-based solution for pro-active maintenance of robots based on the AI platform within IBM Watson. This is said to enable the smart analysis of operational data to predict future maintenance requirements. Full Story...

Electronic motor controller for RiLine busbar 23/09/2018
A new electronic motor controller is now available for Rittal's RiLine Compact busbar system. Full Story...

A compact and space-saving optical sensor 23/09/2018
With the 412B series, Leuze electronic has created a new cylindrical optical sensor with a compact, space-saving design for use in applications where installation space is restricted. Full Story...

Evaluating cable health in real time 18/09/2018
The CF.Q module from igus is able to check and evaluate cable health in real time helping to ensure timely maintenance or replacement.  Full Story...

Detection and ranging sensors promise less false signals 18/09/2018
Suitable for both indoor or outdoor applications, the new LMS1000 and MRS1000 infrared LiDAR distance and range sensors from SICK incorporate its HDDM+ (High Definition Distance Measurement) which is said to enable greater consistency in performance, even in adverse environmental conditions. Full Story...

Mass flow meters and controllers for gases 18/09/2018
The Mass Stream range of instruments from Bronkhorst operate on the basis of direct through-flow measurement in accordance with the constant temperature anemometer principle. They contain no moving parts and the measured gases pass the two stainless steel sensor probes directly, without bypass. Full Story...

AI adds to robot efficiency 10/09/2018
The implementation of artificial intelligence is adding efficiency to all stages of the manufacturing process, including robotics. Full Story...

Reliable and fast data transfer with Layer 3 backbone switch 10/09/2018
Belden has released a new version of its Hirschmann brand Layer 3 backbone switches – the DRAGON MACH4000 Series which allow engineers to transfer larger quantities of data faster without compromising network availability or performance. Full Story...

Energy-efficient explosion-proof motors 10/09/2018
WEG is now offering explosion-proof induction motors in its W22Xd series, including all motors over the full stated power range, which conform to the IE classification standards, up to and including energy efficiency class IE4. Full Story...

Pressure insensitive mass flow controller 10/09/2018
EL-FLOW Prestige, the latest generation of Bronkhorst mass flow meters/controllers for gases, can now be equipped with an on-board pressure sensor. In combination with its ‘Differential Temperature Balancing’ sensor technology and an incorporated gas database with physical properties, the instrument automatically compensates for inlet pressure variations. Full Story...

Diagnostics-enabled process safety relays 04/09/2018
The KFD2-RSH safety relays from Pepperl+Fuch  are designed to overcome the weaknesses of force-guided contacts. The device combines diagnostics, line fault transparency, and triple redundancy in a one-out-of-three architecture. Full Story...

Weatherproof flow computer 02/09/2018
The Metra-Smart from Titan Enterprises is designed for computing and displaying flow rates and totals as well as giving an analogue output proportional to flow. Full Story...

Variable speed actuation for large butterfly valve 02/09/2018
AUMA has supplied valve manufacturer KOSO Kent Introl with an AUMA SEVEN HiMod variable speed actuator and a large GS gearbox which will operate a 48in butterfly valve as part of a project for Danish utility supplier Hofor that will transfer the Copenhagen district heating system from steam to hot water. Full Story...

Compact flow sensor for control of compressed air energy demands 02/09/2018
Festo has released the new SFAH Flow Sensor to enable cost-effective monitoring of compressed air use. It provides a user interface with high output flexibility to give a clear picture of energy usage. Full Story...



More Case Studies >>