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Products

Pneumatic actuator switch gains I/O-Link capability (12/12/2017)
Article image The magnetically operated, solid state M/50 switch from IMI Precision Engineering now includes IO-Link capability.
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Optical-fibre connector doesn’t suffer from dirt contamination (12/12/2017)
Article image HARTING’s new PushPull SFP XS fibre-optic connector is designed to address the issues posed by susceptibility to dirt and damage to the contact surfaces.
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Robots designed for the food industry (12/12/2017)
Article image The MOTOMAN GP7 and GP8 food grade robots from YASKAWA are designed to meet the specific requirements of food, beverage and other ‘hygienic’ processing applications by offering a number of important features.
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Customisable photo-electric sensor family 12/12/2017
SICK has developed the SureSense family of user-customisable photo-electric sensors which enables a range of sensing options to be specified, all within a standard technology, set-up, mounting and housing. Full Story...

Condition monitoring for mobile equipment 04/12/2017
The modular X90 control and I/O system, from B&R, can now be equipped with condition monitoring functions to allow operators to continuously monitor the status of mobile equipment. Full Story...

IP67 rated industrial controller 04/12/2017
NI’s latest industrial controller offers an IP67 rating. The IC-3173 is designed to act as an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) edge node in extremely harsh locations, including spray down manufacturing environments, test cells and outdoor locations without the need for a protective enclosure. Full Story...

Infrared cameras promise increased thermal sensitivity and a more intuitive interface 04/12/2017
Fluke has introduced upgraded versions of two of its infrared cameras. Full Story...

NEMA23 integrated stepper motors – the next generation 24/11/2017
JVL Industri Elektronik A/S has introduced a completely new generation of the ServoStep NEMA23 integrated stepper motors that have proved their value for many years. Full Story...

Heavy duty drive diagnostic tool employs augmented reality 24/11/2017
Bosch Rexroth has introduced a new diagnostic tool that uses Augmented Reality (AR) to provide remote support for in-house maintenance teams working with Hägglunds heavy duty drives. Full Story...

Modern valve island enhances process reliability 24/11/2017
The Bürkert AirLINE Type 8652 valve island for control cabinets incorporates integrated monitoring and diagnostic functions designed to improve process reliability. Full Story...

Low energy HART modem 20/11/2017
ProComSol has released what it believes is the world’s first Bluetooth Low Energy HART Modem. Bluetooth 4.0, which includes Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE), offers many advantages over older Bluetooth standards making it particularly suitable for mobile device communications. Full Story...

Mobile Apps and Wizard for drive set-up, monitoring and diagnostics 20/11/2017
YASKAWA has released two new mobile apps for use with its drives – Drive Wizard Mobile and the YASKAWA Manual App – which are said to eliminate the need for carrying a PC or printed manuals. Full Story...

Connector range allows for more cabling space with no size increase 20/11/2017
HARTING has expanded its Han-Eco series of lightweight connectors with two new hoods in sizes 6 B and 10 B with M40 cable entry, allowing users to take advantage of larger cable cross-sections and more cabling space within the same compact dimensions. This allows more power to be transferred in the same installation space. Full Story...

Reducing downtime with eddy current measurement chain solution 12/11/2017
Emerson’s newest eddy current measurement chain solution helps shorten process downtime by eliminating factory calibration and delays in acquiring replacement parts. Full Story...

Facial recognition and gesture for machine control 06/11/2017
At the PPMA exhibition in the UK, Omron demonstrated the benefits of its OKAO facial recognition and gesture control technology for machine access and control, operating as a facial recognition system for access control and presenting a contextualised menu dependant on the authorised access level. Full Story...

PROFIBUS support module created for measurement amplifiers 06/11/2017
The BLH Nobel brand of Vishay Precision Group has added PROFINET support and French and German language accessibility to its G5 series measurement amplifiers. Full Story...

I/O extension module increases converter scope 30/10/2017
For the smallest converter in its portfolio, the Sinamics V20, Siemens is now offering an extension module for the capture and output of digital and analogue signals. Full Story...

Enterprise software turns measurement data into actionable insights 30/10/2017
NI has released the Data Management Software Suite, an enterprise software solution that standardises measurement data across teams, mines the data for useful information, transforms it through automated analysis and delivers reports with valuable insight. Full Story...

Variable speed drive gains wireless HMI module 30/10/2017
Designed for more convenient set up, monitoring and commissioning, the Danfoss VLT® FC102-series variable speed drives are now available with a new wireless HMI module. Full Story...

Creating a smart pneumatic grid 27/10/2017
Aventics and Boge Compressors showed, at the Motek show, how it is possible to achieve lower energy consumption for compressed air applications; how it is possible to have actuators under control at all times, and to have a system that is adaptable to new conditions. Full Story...

Multi-function PLC with built in HMI and I/Os 27/10/2017
Unitronics has introduced UniStream 5", a multi-function PLC in a compact hardware profile with a HMI I/O built-in. Full Story...

Eplan Platform version 2.7 22/10/2017
The new Eplan Platform version 2.7 is now available. Features include 19 software languages, numerous detail upgrades and bidirectional connections to automation technology – including to TIA Portal by Siemens and to Melsoft IQ by Mitsubishi. Full Story...

Universal platform for both industrial and process automation tasks 22/10/2017
PC-based control from Beckhoff is now able to provide a universal platform that covers both industrial automation and process automation, through the integration of process-specific protocols and interfaces, and by offering an extended range of products for hazardous areas. Full Story...



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