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Valve stem packing design helps reduce fugitive emissions

Valves account for up to 70% of fugitive emissions (FE) from plants and refineries, so tackling leakage is a priority to help achieve carbon reduction goals.
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RS expands its industrial automation product range

RS has significantly extended its RS PRO offering with the launch of 4,000 new products aimed at industrial automation applications.
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Compact logic solver with built-in voting capability

Moore Industries has introduced the SLA Multiloop and Multifunction Safety Logic Solver and Alarm – designed and built to IEC 61508:2010 standards and exida certified for use in Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) for systematic integrity up to SIL 3 and for random integrity up to SIL 2.


  1. 11/09/2023 IE5 ultra-premium motor efficiency for explosive environments

    ABB has extended its IE5 SynRM (synchronous reluctance motor) series with the IE5 SynRM Increased Safety motor which is designed to ensure safety, while boosting energy efficiency in hazardous areas.

  2. 10/09/2023 Robust Ethernet cordset series

    Turck's 4422 series offers a range of standard Ethernet cables for industrial production – robust, flexible and suitable for high data rates.

  3. 04/09/2023 New IO-Link master future-proofs pneumatic valve systems

    Emerson has introduced a new Class A, IO-Link master that is said to provide customers with a cost-effective solution for smart and analogue sensor connectivity on the AVENTICS Series G3 Fieldbus platform.

  4. 28/08/2023 I/O series meets digital demands of oil and gas fields

    The ABB XIO series smart remote I/O is an extended range of all-in-one devices designed to monitor, control and manage oil and gas flow applications.

  5. 28/08/2023 Extended comms capabilities for pyrometer

    AMETEK Land has relaunched its SPOT pyrometer products. The new SPOT+ family offers a range of temperature measurements from 50 to 3,500°C and a choice of different wavelengths for applications including metals, glass, cement and lime kilns and foundries.

  6. 22/08/2023 Actuator range gains mobile App integration capabilities

    The IQ3 range of actuators from Rotork has been extended with the introduction of the IQ3 Pro with full mobile App integration.

  7. 22/08/2023 Adding data to images from vision sensors

    The Vision Assistant software package from ifm electronic, which provides a convenient way of capturing images from vision sensors in machine and process applications without specialist knowledge, has been augmented by the release of a new monitoring tool add-on.

  8. 14/08/2023 Linux-based smart RTU controllers

    Schneider Electric has launched two SCADAPack controllers. The 471i and 474i Smart RTU controllers come with integrated edge computing platform and combine the field-tested remote terminal units with the flexibility of a Linux open-source operating system.

  9. 10/08/2023 Expanded cobot family

    ABB is launching two new variants of its GoFa collaborative robot. The GoFa 10 and GoFa 12 are said to offer new possibilities for companies to utilise cobot automation for enhanced efficiency.

  10. 07/08/2023 ARM compatibility expands application range of edge connectors

    The new version 3.50 of Softing Industrial's edgeConnector products is now compatible with ARM processors which is said to significantly expand application possibilities.

  11. 07/08/2023 Expanded range of ATEX and IECEx/cETLus high-voltage servo motors

    Kollmorgen’s EB series of ATEX Certified and IECEx/cETLus Listed servo motors now includes the 480 Vac Goldline EBH.

  12. 01/08/2023 Extended communication functionality for plug and play safety system

    Schmersal has launched two new versions of its Safety Fieldbox which means that the box can not only be integrated into systems with PROFINET/PROFIsafe as before but is now also be available for the EtherNet/IP with CIP Safety and EtherCAT with FSoE bus systems.

  13. 01/08/2023 All-in-one I/O gateway links OT and IT

    Advantech has introduced the ADAM-6700 WISE-EdgeLink series, an IoT I/O gateway with functions including on-board I/O support and RS-485/Ethernet interface.

  14. 13/07/2023 New additions to SCARA robot range

    TM Robotics recently introduced additions to the Shibaura Machine SCARA robot range to the European market.

  15. 13/07/2023 Integrated AC drive solution

    OMRON has released a new integrated AC drives solution which is said to offer advanced system integration capabilities, enabling machine design with enhanced flexibility, higher efficiency, and space-saving advantages.

  16. 11/07/2023 Displacement level transmitter for demanding applications

    AMETEK Level Measurement Solutions (LMS) has launched the Magnetrol brand, E4 Modulevel displacer level transmitter.

  17. 11/07/2023 Adding an extra layer to acoustic imagers to detect non-driven bearing failure

    To help users identify and localise ‘mechanical areas of interest’ within short timeframes, Fluke has added a new feature to its precision acoustic imagers.

  18. 10/07/2023 Adding safety functions to commercial tablets

    IDEC has released a series of Safety Commander products that can be attached to commercially available tablets to enhance safety, robustness, and reliability by adding mechanical switches such as emergency stop switches and 3-position enabling (3PE) switches, as well as wired LAN communication (HT4P version).

  19. 10/07/2023 IO-Link enabled radar level sensor

    Equipped with IO-Link and versatile hygienic adapters, the new VEGAPULS 42 radar level sensor from VEGA is able to quickly perform complex measuring tasks.

  20. 22/06/2023 5GigE multispectral line scan camera extends vision capability

    The Linea2 4k Multispectral 5GigE line scan camera, from Teledyne DALSA, offers a 5GigE interface with five times the bandwidth of the Linea GigE camera.