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Products

Waterproof panel PC (12/11/2018)
The new INOX-F15C-ULT3 15in Panel PC from BVM is housed in a monolithic 304 stainless steel enclosure that is sealed to IP69k.
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Load cell handles analogue and digital (12/11/2018)
Article image Minebea Intec is offering a new enhancement to its PR 6201 load cell. The new Inteco offers an extended range of possibilities – from simple fill quantity control to high-precision weighing of the heaviest silos and containers.
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Gateway offers cyber security even in rugged applications (12/11/2018)
Article image The openness of today’s IIoT infrastructures poses an increased cyber security threat due to the vulnerability by the use of networks for IT/OT convergence. This has exposed exploitable opportunities for hackers. To add confidence in industrial control system (ICS), Lanner has introduced its next-generation industrial cyber security gateway.
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Secure data transfer to mobile devices 05/11/2018
The TwinCAT IoT Communicator from Beckhoff is said to simplify communication between PLCs and mobile devices by connecting the TwinCAT controller directly and securely to a messaging service through TLS encryption. Full Story...

Cartridge valve covers for pressure relief functions 05/11/2018
Moog has launched a new version of its cartridge cover series with a compact design to create simple pilot-operated pressure relief functions. Full Story...

Simplifying the creation of customised cobot solutions 05/11/2018
The UR e-Series cobots, available from RARUK Automation, are said to make it easier to create off-the-shelf customised, collaborative robot solutions. Full Story...

Secure integration of data into IoT solutions 02/11/2018
The dataFEED Secure Integration Server fromSofting Industrial is designed to enable secure and efficient integration ofdata from automation networks into IoT solutions. It is suitable for use inedge architectures as well as in cloud applications. Full Story...

Entry-level solution for motor management via Profinet 30/10/2018
Siemens has extended the Simocode pro motor management system to include a new basic unit for standard motor applications. Full Story...

Inductive proximity sensors with integrated IO-Link 23/10/2018
Carlo Gavazzi has launched two new inductive proximity sensors with integrated IO-Link which provides solutions to many common factory automation dilemmas, including standardised and reduced wiring, a broader range of available data and configurations, remote configuration, monitoring and diagnostics as well as easy replacement. Full Story...

Robotic arm lowers price barrier for simple automation 23/10/2018
Machine builders and production engineers are able to automate simple pick & place and assemble tasks without a high price tag, thanks to the robolink DCi, according to Igus. Full Story...

Remote access to weighing and inspection equipment 14/10/2018
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
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
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...



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