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Sunlight Readable Semi-Rugged 10.1in Tablet 15/04/2019
RDS are pleased to announce the availability of the RTC-1010M 10.1in Sunlight Readable Semi-Rugged Tablet from AAEON. Powered by Intel Celeron N3350, it features a wide range of options and rich features, including IP54 certification.  Full Story...

Digital Ecosystem Improves Visibility Into Plant Health 15/04/2019
Emerson’s Plantweb Optics is a new mobile-ready collaboration software platform that provides an unprecedented view of plant reliability and operational performance. Connecting technicians, engineers and plant management through Plantweb Optics transforms decades-old work processes, providing cross-functional collaboration and decision-making to help plants operate safely and profitably. Full Story...

u-mation - automation and digitalisation portfolio 09/04/2019
Weidmüller‘s u-mation automation and digitalisation portfolio combines modular automation hardware, as well as innovative engineering and visualisation tools with sophisticated digitalisation solutions. The portfolio also features smart analytics modules and machine learning modules Full Story...

IDS NXT rio & rome pilot series of app-based industrial cameras available 18/03/2019
A pilot series of the app-based IDS NXT rio and rome cameras will be available from May 2019. With a powerful on-board image processing engine, robust housings and standardized connections these cameras offer extraordinary versatility. Full Story...

First WRAS ‘certified’ submersible level sensor 12/03/2019
VEGA Controls is proud to announce another innovative first for the water sector. They have achieved the first ever WRAS approval of a submersible pressure sensor as a whole device. Full Story...

TE Connectivity introduces M8M12 cable assemblies for sensors and actuators used in harsh environments 11/02/2019
TE Connectivity (TE), a world leader in connectivity and sensors, now offers M8M12 cable assemblies for applications such as sensors, robotics and production equipment, where extreme temperatures and harsh environments are likely to be encountered. Full Story...

Contactless chemical level control with IIOT 05/02/2019
At its main production site in Liverpool, Halewood has employed a novel approach to an important chemical level monitoring application with an innovative IIoT solution, to ensure its effluent is correctly treated and meets environmental requirements.  Full Story...

Reliable and Efficient Automotive Inspections 04/02/2019
Improve challenging automotive inspections with Olympus IPLEX GX/GT. The complex structure of cars means that critical components are located in hard-to-reach areas, often deep within an engine. Olympus IPLEX GX/GT videoscopes enable inspections without disassembly and provide clear images for rapid and easy fault detection. Read our app note to find out how a major automotive OEM increased inspection efficiency with the IPLEX GX. Full Story...

Improve machine efficiency and reduce downtime with the MICA from HARTING 04/02/2019
This robust, edge computing device can detect faults, provide real-time data and monitor energy use, giving you a clear insight into what’s happening on the shop floor. Full Story...

Save Time and Hassle with One Integrated Solution for Control & Automation 18/12/2018
Building new machines for today’s smart factories requires sophisticated control and automation that can only be delivered through multiple solutions and components – including a PLC, HMI, and VFD (Variable Frequency Drive). As all components must be integrated, selecting the right combination is crucial to the efficiency and success of the machine development project. Full Story...

New M25 cable gland in hygienic design by icotek 18/12/2018
The round-type KEL-DPZ entry plates have an integrated metric thread from M25 to M63. icotek expands its range with the metric standard size M25. Full Story...

World’s Fastest 640 x 512 IR Camera Now Available Through UK Distributor 17/12/2018
Camera manufacturer FLIR and Thermal Vision Research (TVR), are now able to supply the FLIR X6900sc, the world’s fastest commercial infrared camera at a full 640 x 512 resolution, direct to the UK market. Full Story...

Emerson Enhances Proportional Valves with Digital Communications Interface for Industry 4.0 And IIoT Integration 11/12/2018
Emerson has introduced its ASCO Numatics Sentronic Plus (Series 614) and Sentronic LP (Series 617) proportional pressure control valves with the integration of IO-Link communications to provide cost-effective and reliable control and diagnostics in support of predictive maintenance practices. Using IO-Link communications to gain insight into devices on the factory floor supports future implementation of Industry 4.0 and IIoT applications. Full Story...

Focus on Quality: Level Measurement in the Ketterer Family Brewery 11/12/2018
The demand for increasing hygienic process requirements was the catalyst for the upgrading and extension of measuring equipment in the Black Forest-based Ketterer family brewery.  Today, VEGA sensors are used right across the plant - in the CIP systems, in the brewing water tanks, in the storage tanks as well as in the fermentation tanks. Full Story...

IDS uEye camera with on-sensor polarisation detects even more 10/12/2018
IDS polarisation cameras reveal previously hidden details including stress distribution within transparent objects and more. On-sensor polarisers produce polarised images directly without additional complex hardware or PC-based computation. Full Story...

Chemically Resistant Filter Housings for API Manufacturing 10/12/2018
Amazon Filters is a leading supplier of robust, corrosion resistant filter housings for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API) manufacturing processes. Full Story...

Solenoids and electromagnetic locks now available 10/12/2018
OEM Automatic is proud to announce our new partnership with Spanish manufacturer NAFSA S.L. Full Story...

Save Time and Hassle with One Integrated Solution for Control & Automation 10/12/2018
Building new machines for today’s smart factories requires sophisticated control and automation that can only be delivered through multiple solutions and components – including a PLC, HMI, and VFD (Variable Frequency Drive). As all components must be integrated, selecting the right combination is crucial to the efficiency and success of the machine development project. Full Story...

30% more productivity and fewer failures with robots and vision system 05/12/2018
Combilo, a leading fruit and vegetables wholesaler in the Netherlands, recently installed a new robot assisted packaging line that increased productivity by 30%. The new packaging line, built by systems integrator EasyPack Technologies, includes parallel robots and a vision system from Omron. Full Story...

KVT-ER split cable gland with new size 23/11/2018
For the SPS 2018, icotek presents another size for the new KVT-ER series. The extremely robust KVT-ER now also has the metric standard size M25. Sizes M32, M50, and M63 have been available since the market launch of the KVT-ER. The splittable cable gland is used for the routing and sealing of cables with and without connectors, hydraulic and pneumatic hoses. Full Story...