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Hand-held encoder programmer with CANopen interface (20/06/2017)
Article image The SICK PGT-12-PRO is believed to be the World’s first hand-held programming tool for encoders and sensors with a CANopen interface.
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Adaptable wide beam industrial lighting solution (20/06/2017)
Article image WIL STANDARD is a new LED light from Weidmüller that is suited to use in a range of applications. The LED light incorporates three rows of LEDs (3 x 14 LEDs) arranged in a trapesium shape at 20° angles, allowing for an ultra-wide beam angle and a broad illuminated area. This design means users do not have to rotate the light to illuminate specific areas or even change the direction.
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Autonomous mobile platform for smart factory logistics (20/06/2017)
Article image Comau has introduced an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) platform. Agile1500 is the first AGV within the new platform.
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Versatile and compact ultrasonic sensor with IO-Link 09/06/2017
A new compact ultrasonic sensor from Pepperl+Fuchs is said to offer a wide detection range with a minimal dead band. The parameters of these sensors, including the bean width, can be adjusted directly on the device. An IO-Interface is also included.  Full Story...

Hygienic and flexible linear-motion transport solution 08/06/2017
Beckhoff has introduced a hygienic version of its eXtended Transport System (XTS), a transport solution which sees the company’s linear motion technology driving movers around a track, independently of each other at high speeds and with high accuracy. Full Story...

Compact AC servo drives help maximise machine performance 08/06/2017
YASKAWA has introduced a new range of AC Servo Drives which are said to provide consistently simple and fast commissioning, maximum machine throughput and outstanding operational reliability. Full Story...

Space-saving surge protection solution 08/06/2017
Phoenix Contact believes that its Termitrab product range allows it to offer the narrowest surge protective devices on the market. Full Story...

Evolving control valve 08/06/2017
Routine wear and tear of traditional control valves can lead to downtime and underperformance, which can reduce process efficiently. When it designed the Spira-trol control valve ten years ago Spirax Sarco took a new approach to the transfer of steam and other industrial fluids to ensure greater durability and efficiency. Full Story...

Tweet function helps boost machine availability 05/06/2017
B&R continues to expand its mapp Technology software framework. The new Tweet function allows a machine application to send information via text message or email. The increased intelligence boosts machine availability. Full Story...

Ethernet IO modules with multiprotocol functionality 05/06/2017
The new Ethernet IO modules from Pepperl+Fuchs support all common Ethernet protocols, such as PROFINET, EtherNet/IP, and EtherCAT, in a single device. The integrated IO-Link master function allows comprehensive diagnosis and parameterisation. Full Story...

PC connectivity for control, data collection and analysis 05/06/2017
Yokogawa’s new WTViewerE software provides PC connectivity for the company’s power analysers via Ethernet, USB, GPIB or RS232 interfaces. This allows users to more easily control, monitor, collect and analyse measurement data, and save measurements remotely. Full Story...

Adaptable wide beam industrial lighting solution 30/05/2017
WIL STANDARD is a new LED light from Weidmüller that is suited to use in a range of applications. The LED light incorporates three rows of LEDs (3 x 14 LEDs) arranged in a trapesium shape at 20° angles, allowing for an ultra-wide beam angle and a broad illuminated area. This design means users do not have to rotate the light to illuminate specific areas or even change the direction. Full Story...

Extended I/O range for use in extreme environments 30/05/2017
A variant of the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM 750, the XTR range, is now available to deliver I/O for use in harsh applications. With high protection against environmental and electronic interferences, the system is said to be suitable for hazardous areas including offshore, particularly hot or cold environments, or environments that are subject to strong shocks and vibrations. Full Story...

Quality control of rubber seals on the basis of height measurements 30/05/2017
The measurement of object height is an important aspect in quality control applications. With its PosCon HM light-section sensor, Baumer can offer a compact measuring device for such tasks. Full Story...

Versatile condition monitoring system 30/05/2017
The latest condition monitoring system from Monitran is able to monitor and log vibration of up to 32 channels. Parameters that can be measured include velocity and envelope g, as well as temperature. Full Story...

ATEX-rated digital fuel turbine meter 22/05/2017
Tuthill has introduced a new in-line digital flow meter that has +/-1% accuracy, global certifications – including UL for US and Canada, ATEX, IECEx and CE –  and simple preset calibrations. It is available in the UK from Bell Flow Systems. Full Story...

Time saving cable entry system 15/05/2017
Available from OEM Automatic, the KDSClick cable entry system consists of just three types of basic components – frames, inlays and sealing sleeves. Unlike conventional systems, where the frame needs to be opened to insert the sealing sleeve and then screwed shut, the devices CONTA-CLIP design employs a dimensionally stable solution with a one-piece lightweight frame made from fibre-glass reinforced plastic. Full Story...

Outer rotor motor for pump and medical applications 10/05/2017
Allied Motion has introduced  a new outer rotor motor for pump and medical applications. The KinetiMax 42 EB is a member of the existing family of KinetiMax brushless outer rotor motors it is a bidirectional brushless DC motor with integrated drive and it features a robust bearing system capable of handling high side loads. Full Story...

Speeding deployment and protection of rack mount Ethernet switches in industrial applications 09/05/2017
Panduit has expanded its the Pre-Configured Industrial Distribution Frame (IDF) offering to deliver more design flexibility for deploying and protecting rack mount Ethernet switches. Full Story...

IO-Link modules added to pneumatic valve islands 09/05/2017
As part of a global focus on factory automation, Parker Hannifin has introduced smart connectivity of its pneumatic valve islands to machine controllers with the addition of IO-Link modules that can be integrated with existing valve ranges. Full Story...

Time-saving control cabinet wiring app 03/05/2017
EPLAN has introduced a new Smart Wiring Application alongside the release of EPLAN Version 2.6. The app visualises the control cabinet wiring and provides the necessary production data digitally which eliminates the need to work from schematic diagrams when wiring control panels. Full Story...

Inverter gains advanced condition monitoring capabilities 03/05/2017
Mitsubishi Electric has extended the diagnostics capabilities of its variable speed drives by integrating smart condition monitoring (SCM) technology in a new version of the FR-A800 inverter series. Full Story...

Process control system adds IO to handle digital-only signals 03/05/2017
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released an enhanced version of its CENTUM VP integrated process production control system. Enhancements to release R6.04 include a new input/output (IO) module. Full Story...



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