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Reducing the energy output of machine tools

(12/08/2019)
A recent test installation at a CNC lathe has demonstrated the ability of Rittal Blue e+ chillers to reduce energy consumption.
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DMM identifies thermal overloads from a distance

(12/08/2019)
RS Components has introduced the first digital multimeter (DMM) in its RS PRO product range to feature a built-in thermal imager.
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Condition monitoring for rollers

(05/08/2019)
Güdel has introduced condition monitoring for a set of industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) based products and tools, enabling customers to perform condition-based maintenance on smart Güdel products.


Archive

  1. 05/08/2019 Controller includes a new concept in Virtual HMI

    Unitronics has introduced the UniStream PLC, a new multi-function controller which introduces a new concept in virtual HMIs.

  2. 28/07/2019 New autonomous mobile robot

    Iconsys, a UK-based automation system integrator, has branched out into autonomous mobile solutions with the launch of its iAM-R (iconsys Autonomous Mobile Robot).

  3. 28/07/2019 CNC control gateway opens up machine tools to Industry 4.0

    Softing Industrial has released the new uaGate 840D gateway which allows access the data from SINUMERIK 840D machine tools via the OPC UA standard for use directly in Industry 4.0 applications.

  4. 28/07/2019 ODVA conformance for EtherNet/IP-enabled drives and integrated motors

    A range of servo drives, stepper drives and integrated motors from Applied Motion Products now conform to the ODVA specification for EtherNet/IP communications.

  5. 22/07/2019 Enhancements to core product in safety system family to improve connectivity and productivity

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has released a new version of its CENTUM VP – R6.07 – which is the core product in its OpreX Control and Safety System family of solutions.

  6. 22/07/2019 High capacity mobile robot

    The latest addition to the RARUK Automation MiR range is the MiR 1000 – an autonomous, mobile industrial robot that extends the payload capacity of the range to 1000kg, offering an alternative to traditional forklifts and trucks and helping enable fully automated logistics workflows.

  7. 22/07/2019 App supports signaling system for 4G devices

    The TC MOBILE I/O app from Phoenix Contact supports the use of the TC MOBILE I/O X200 alarm and remote control module by enabling SMS commands to be triggered with just a click and displaying the current device status clearly to the user.

  8. 15/07/2019 Safety laser scanner certified to IEC TS 62998

    SICK UK has announced the launch of the outdoorScan3, which is believed to be the first laser scanner to be safety-certified for use outdoors.

  9. 15/07/2019 World’s first IECEx compliant short canister mixer seal range

    AESSEAL believes it is able to offer the world’s first IECEx compliant short canister mixer seal (SCMS) range.

  10. 15/07/2019 Upgraded HMI family

    IDEC Corporation has upgraded its HG2G-V5 5.7in, HG3G-V8 8.4in, HG3G-VA 10.4in and HG4G-VC 12.1in human-machine interface (HMI) touchscreen models.

  11. 08/07/2019 New control unit for hygienic valve

    SPX FLOW has introduced a new control unit for its next generation APV/Waukesha Cherry BurrellD4 Series double seat mix proof valve. With fully integrated seat lift detection, the CU4plus, combined with the D4 Series hygienic valve is said to offer a sophisticated and reliable valve solution.

  12. 08/07/2019 Wireless gas sensors increase toxic gas safety

    Emerson has introduced two new Rosemount628 Universal Gas Sensors to measure carbon monoxide and oxygen depletion in addition to the existing capability to monitor hydrogen sulphide. These additions are said to enable a broader range of hazardous situations to be monitored using the Rosemount 928 Wireless Gas Monitor platform.

  13. 08/07/2019 Robot solution for automated paint centre

    YASKAWA MOTOMAN’s expansion into new manufacturing applications is well demonstrated by its involvement in Peak Contracts’ state-of-the-art automated robotic painting technical centre in Derby in the UK.

  14. 08/07/2019 AI module provides predictive analytics from control data

    The new FactoryTalk Analytics LogixAI module from Rockwell Automation – formerly known as Project Sherlock – uses artificial intelligence (AI) to detect production anomalies and alert workers so they can investigate or intervene, as necessary.

  15. 01/07/2019 Artificial Intelligence suite for manufacturing

    DataProphet has launched a comprehensive Artificial Intelligence Suite to improve production quality and reduce defects for Industry 4.0.

  16. 01/07/2019 Interface device family expanded for non-Intrinsically Safe signals

    The IM12 interface devices make the benefits of Turck's IMX12 series available for non-intrinsically safe signals.

  17. 01/07/2019 HMI provides a complete gas and visibility solution

    Crowcon has developed an HMI solution designed to offer complete system visibility. It can run alongside existing DCS/SCADA/PLC systems or mimic panels which are used to monitor wider system views, often incorporating other sensors including security, flow, smoke and fire.

  18. 01/07/2019 Liquid level and pressure transmitter offers improved performance

    PSM Instrumentation has launched the APT1000 liquid level and pressure transmitter to replace the ICT1000.

  19. 01/07/2019 Smart inspection solution for printed coding and marking

    A collaboration between SICK and AutoCoding Systems has resulted in the launch of what is believed to be the first fully-automatic smart vision inspection system for printed coding and marking on food and beverage packaging.

  20. 25/06/2019 World’s first Cloud-delivered Industrial CyberSecurity as a Service?

    Indegy has introduced CIRRUS, which is believed to be the first Industrial CyberSecurity as a Service (ICSaaS) offering.