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Ball valves with integrated position feedback

GEMÜ can offer a range of ball valves for manual operation with suitable position feedback – all are pre-assembled, preset and tested.
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Fill level management in the IoT

Pepperl+Fuchs has introduced a level sensor which transmits data to a secure remote station in the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
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Density measurement redefined

Anton Paar believes it has redefined digital density measurement with the introduction of a new measuring principle – the Pulsed Excitation Method (PEM), and the launch of a new range of digital density meters.


  1. 09/04/2019 Achieving measurements to submicron level accuracies

    The EyeVision software by EVT now supports the FocalSpec 3D Line Confocal Scanner UULA, an automated optical 3D imaging and metrology system for submicron level accurate measurements on any material. 

  2. 08/04/2019 Multiple valve actuator control solution

    Rotork has launched the latest generation of its monitoring and control system for valve actuators and plant equipment.

  3. 01/04/2019 Protecting critical industrial network media

    Panduit has added to its Micro Data Centre (MDC) family of products with the launch of the NEMA 12 MDC, which is said to open the door to edge computing, enabling the deployment of compute, storage and network switching on the plant floor. 

  4. 01/04/2019 Smart IR thermal imaging cameras

    The Automation Technology IRSX industrial IR range of cameras, available from Stemmer Imaging, are designed to facilitate the use of thermal imaging in Industry 4.0 applications.

  5. 01/04/2019 AI controller reduces downtime

    A new solution for predictive maintenance and control is available from Omron Industrial Automation Europe in the shape of an AI machine automation controller with a Sysmac library which fuses control functions of manufacturing lines and equipment with AI processing at manufacturing sites in real time.

  6. 22/03/2019 Integrating IO-Link devices in Profinet

    Turck's Simple IO-Link Device Integration (SIDI) aims to simplify the handling of IO-Link devices in Profinet engineering systems.

  7. 22/03/2019 Raspberry Pi-based communication modules

    RS Components has introduced KUNBUS to its supplier portfolio, a developer of intelligent communications modules, including fieldbus- and industrial Ethernet-based devices for a range of automation markets.

  8. 18/03/2019 Edge computing and embedded IoT

    Cloud computing has three main limits – latency, connection and cost. Find out how this can be overcome by processing data at the edge.

  9. 18/03/2019 ASi-5 I/O modules

    ASi-5 is the latest generation of the AS-Interface standard which was created to the efficient networking of sensors and actuators at the automation base. The latest version of the standard allows larger data quantities to be transmitted significantly faster and even intelligent sensors such as IO-Link can be integrated more easily.

  10. 18/03/2019 Simplified shop floor to business systems communication

    Red Lion Controls has added new capabilities to its Crimson software, including an OPC UA Client driver with encrypted password support, OPC UA Historical Access, an MQTT connector for Google Cloud and store and forward buffering for all Crimson cloud connectors.

  11. 13/03/2019 Radiflow prioritises OT security through dynamic vulnerability assessment scoring

    Radiflow, a provider of cyber security solutions for industrial automation networks, has added dynamic vulnerability assessment scoring capabilities to its iSID industrial threat detection solution.

  12. 11/03/2019 Hazardous area inspection software

    Boulting has launched A BS EN 60079:17-compliant cloud-based inspection software that enables plant engineers to ensure control equipment in hazardous areas.

  13. 04/03/2019 Safety network for automated production environments

    With the launch of its Safe EFI-pro System, SICK has delivered standard industrial Ethernet-based safety network integration for highly-adaptive and dynamic safeguarding in automated production and logistics environments to SIL 3/PLe.

  14. 04/03/2019 Connector combines rapid termination technique with high mating cycle capability

    The new robust Han ES Press HMC (High Mating Cycles) connector series from HARTING combines can be installed quickly without tools and it able to handle at least 10,000 mating cycles.

  15. 04/03/2019 Wireless radar level transmitter complies with API 18.2 custody transfer standard

    Emerson has introduced a high-performance version of its Rosemount 3308 Guided Wave Radar (GWR) wireless level transmitter which is believed to be the first standalone wireless radar level device to comply with the API 18.2 standard that provides guidance for crude oil custody transfer from small lease tanks.

  16. 01/03/2019 When control worlds converge

    Distributed Control Systems (DCS) and PLCs are increasingly converging. PLC systems have acquired more extensive visualisation systems, similar to those traditionally used by process engineers to manage complex processing workflows.

  17. 01/03/2019 Cloud-based remote maintenance

    The mGuard Secure Cloud remote services from Phoenix Contact can now be used with improved performance and scalability.

  18. 25/02/2019 WRAS certified submersible level sensor

    VEGA Controls has received WRAS approval of a submersible pressure sensor as a whole device. This means a full product certificate number registration and listing on the WRAS approved product list.

  19. 25/02/2019 IO-Link masters and hubs range expands to meet connectivity demands

    Belden has expanded its Lumberg Automation LioN-Power IO-Link System to help address Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) connectivity needs through simplified device automation.

  20. 18/02/2019 Safety exhaust valve for emergency stop and fault conditions

    A new safety exhaust valve from Parker Hannifin rapidly exhausts compressed air in the event of a fault condition or when a machine has an emergency stop.