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Compact positioning controller communicates via EtherCAT (19/08/2018)
Article image The EPOS4 compact positioning controllers from maxon are now industrial Ethernet connectivity ready.
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Vibration monitoring delivers actionable asset health data in hazardous environments (19/08/2018)
Article image Emerson has upgraded AMS machinery health monitoring systems to deliver asset protection and fault prediction in hazardous areas.
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Quarter-turn adapter enables universal installation of electrical position indicators (19/08/2018)
Article image Quarter turn adapters from GEMÜ now enable the operation of electrical position indicators for linear actuators in combination with pneumatic actuators for quarter turn valves.
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Safe cooperation with robots 13/08/2018
Compliance with strict safety requirements is a basic prerequisite for the operation of robot systems in production environments today. The Schmersal Group can offer a wide range of coordinated safety components and safety systems for use in such applications allow robot workstations to be reliably and efficiently made safe, to protect people and to help increase plant productivity. Full Story...

Helping control and switchgear engineering transition to Industry 4.0 13/08/2018
Control and switchgear manufacturers wanting to improve productivity, in line with Industry 4.0, need high-quality data to deliver the results they are looking for. According to Rittal its VX25 large enclosure system does just that, providing data for every process along its value chain – from electrical planning through mechanical design to manufacturing. Full Story...

Bearing protector uses magnet seal technology 11/08/2018
AESSEAL has launched the MagTecta-S bearing protector which uses proprietary magnet seal technology and is said to be able to eliminate over half of all bearing failures. Full Story...

Slimline general purpose robot 03/08/2018
FANUC has extended its slimline range of compact, general purpose robots, which is suited to use in narrow work spaces and top-mount applications. Full Story...

Engineering framework with practice-oriented functions for end-to-end work processes 30/07/2018
With its TIA Portal V15.1 (Totally Integrated Automation Portal) Siemens has enhanced its engineering framework with new practice-oriented functions for all phases – including planning, engineering and commissioning. Full Story...

Modbus flow totalizer for local and remote turbine meters 30/07/2018
SignalFire Wireless Telemetry has introduced the ModQ Sentry, a Modbus Flow Totalizer that interfaces with pulse-type inductive turbine (and other) flow meters to provide instantaneous flow rates, accumulated totals and status information. Units are configurable for volume and time settings and offer options to configure the K factor to match the turbine. Full Story...

3D vision can identify lifted leads in PCB assembly 30/07/2018
The printed circuit board assembly process and soldering of electronic components will inevitably result in production errors, even as an automated process. 3D machine vision can be a useful tool to detect any defects. Full Story...

Pyroelectric detectors for NO2 measurements 27/07/2018
Laser Components is now offering its pyroelectric detectors with narrow-band IR filters for NO2 measuring (filter option V). Full Story...

Thermal imaging and test and measurement products for maintenance applications 23/07/2018
RS Components (RS) now has available a new series of thermal imaging and test and measurement products from FLIR. Full Story...

Software solution to quantify and improve plant productivity 23/07/2018
Pro.Lean software, from Products 4 Automation (P4A), is designed to measure real-time productivity through key performance indicators (KPIs) and overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). By flagging underproductive areas it can help boost plant performance in real-time, track success and plan for future improvements. Full Story...

Industrial IoT starter kit 23/07/2018
Softing Industrial has introduced the Industrial IoT Starter Kit (IISK), a gateway for industrial IoT solutions that offers pre-integration with Microsoft Azure Connected Factory and full flexibility based on the OPC UA interoperability standard. Full Story...

Remote monitor for automatic lubrication systems 17/07/2018
SKF has introduced the LRM2 lubrication remote monitor. Compatible with oil or grease, it is designed for use with lubrication systems that cannot be checked daily due to the nature or position of the application. Full Story...

Moving forward with control solutions 17/07/2018
Unitronics has introduced a new variable frequency drive (VFD) range for use in motion control applications. Full Story...

Controller gains the ability to speak 17/07/2018
The human body has evolved into what could be called a system of perfectly harmonised functional units. The same applies in a figurative sense for an automation system, which combines the functions of intelligence, sensors, motion control and vision in perfect harmony. Now with the introduction of TwinCAT Speech software, automation systems can also learn to hear and speak. Full Story...

Image sensor features smallest global shutter pixel 09/07/2018
Teledyne e2v has introduced the newest member of its Emerald CMOS image sensor family –Emerald 67 megapixel. The new sensor features a high resolution with what is believed to be the smallest available global shutter pixel – 2.5µm – enabling more objects to be captured in a single high-resolution shot. Full Story...

I/O modules help increase productivity and flexibility 09/07/2018
The creation of smarter, more productive and flexible industrial control systems is possible with the Allen-Bradley FLEX 5000 I/O platform, says Rockwell Automation. Full Story...

High pressure valve for liquid hydrogen applications 09/07/2018
The HP- 40 ultra-high pressure control valve for liquids and gases has been added to the established range of Badger Meter control valves which are available from Pump Engineering. Full Story...

Capacitive sensor promises accurate level detection 09/07/2018
Carlo Gavazzi has launched its latest CD34CNFLF capacitive sensor with foreground suppression, designed to detect water-based liquids through a non-metallic container wall. Full Story...

Hygienic pressure sensor 29/06/2018
Baumer has added a new generation of hygienic pressure sensors into its PP20H family. Full Story...

3-CMOS colour camera range extended 29/06/2018
Stemmer has announced availability of an expanded range of JAIApex Series of 3-CMOS prism-based colour area scan cameras. The range now features 3.2 Mpixel and 1.6 Mpixel versions, with PMCL, USB3 Vision, and GigE Vision interfaces available in each resolution. Full Story...



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