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IO-Link masters with OPC UA interface

Pepperl+Fuchs believes it is the first company to offer IO-Link masters with an OPC UA interface, helping to pave the way for end-to-end, transparent, and seamless communication from field level to the cloud.
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Layer 3 gigabit Ethernet switch

Red Lion Controls has released a new NT328G Layer 3 Ethernet switch that offers 28 high-speed ports (24-Gigabit, 4-10 Gigabit) and wire-speed switching performance.
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Turbidity sensor with improved design

Design optimisations now allow the EXspect 271 turbidity sensor to be used up to process pressures of 16 bar.


  1. 02/12/2019 Ultrasonic liquid flow meter

    The Badger Meter Dynasonics TFX-5000 ultrasonic clamp-on flow and energy meters are now available in the UK from Bell Flow Systems.

  2. 22/11/2019 Sensor-to-cloud platform for industrial process monitoring

    SignalFire Wireless Telemetry has expanded its wireless IoT product range with the RANGER, a cellular-based transmitter and new 4G LTE-M platform. This remote monitoring solution offers sensor-to-cloud with a plug-and-play experience.

  3. 22/11/2019 Continuous oxygen analysis

    Oxygen is the latest parameter to be added to Signal’s advanced range of Series 4 continuous gas analysers.

  4. 19/11/2019 RS Components expands Festo factory automation product range

    RS Components (RS) has expanded its range of products from factory automation manufacturer Festo to include over 17,000 individual items.

  5. 19/11/2019 Expanded range of encoders for Functional Safety

    Renishaw has added two new encoders for both linear and rotary applications to its existing functionally safe (FS) portfolio.

  6. 11/11/2019 Apps-based HMI for mobile machines

    Parker Hannifin is widening its display portfolio with the intorudciton of. Pro Display 12, a 12in HMI display module, aimed at mobile machine OEMs.

  7. 04/11/2019 Compact analogue transmitters

    Delta Mobrey has introduced the D22 pressure transmitter and the D32 differential pressure transmitter, the first new products since starting to trade as Delta Mobrey.

  8. 04/11/2019 Infrared spark detector

    StuvEx has launched the PSD3-D infrared spark detector which can detect the infrared energy created by embers, sparks and flames in pipelines and other parts of a process system.

  9. 04/11/2019 Connectivity solution for different types of field devices

    Connext is a communication server from Progea which is aimed at companies investing in automation platform compatibility and data processing.

  10. 29/10/2019 Getting insights from the cloud

    Beijer Electronics has introduced a new cloud solution, including its IIoT platform, to enable users to move data to the cloud and gain insights to streamline operations.

  11. 29/10/2019 Lightweight delta robots

    Mitsubishi Electric has extended its MELFA articulated arm and SCARA robot offering to include a range of delta robots which combine its servo technology with the latest mechanicals from e-F@ctory Alliance partner Codian Robotics.

  12. 29/10/2019 Cost and time saving solution for tank and silo calibration

    Replacing time-consuming and cumbersome test-weight, flow-meter or material-substitution methods, Mettler Toledo’s RapidCal tank scale calibration system instead applies downward force applied with hydraulic equipment that mimics tank-scale loading during normal operation.

  13. 29/10/2019 Thermal camera with multipoint laser pointer

    FLIR Systems has introduced the FLIR TG267 thermal camera to its entry-level TG series line. The new model is said to offer improved sensitivity and resolution to help reduce diagnostic time.

  14. 29/10/2019 Intuitive 2D camera operation in robotic applications

    Traditionally, programming robots with vision components has required both robotics knowledge and knowledge of the manufacturer-specific robot programming language. Basler, working with drag & bot, whose software simplifies the programming of industrial robots, has embedded its pylon Camera Software Suite for Linux into drag&bot software.

  15. 20/10/2019 Deep learning-enabled machine vision camera

    FLIR Systems has launched the FLIR Firefly DL, which is said to industry’s first deep learning, inference-enabled machine vision camera featuring FLIR Neuro technology.

  16. 20/10/2019 Mobile solution for configuration and parameterisation of field devices

    Endress+Hauser is now offering its Field Xpert together with Softing's mobiLink interface as a bundle for parameterising and commissioning field devices.

  17. 20/10/2019 Improved auxiliary winding technology for alternator range.

    AREP+ is said to significantly improve the electrical performance of equipped alternators, offering gains in motor starting capacity of up to 30%.

  18. 20/10/2019 Stainless-steel photoelectric sensors for harsh environments

    SICK has launched Inox versions of its GR6 rectangular and GR18 cylindrical sensors, to offer tough, high-availability photoelectric senors for detection duties in harsh environments such as chemical washdown or where there may be aggressive oils, lubricants and dust.

  19. 14/10/2019 Predicting when drives need replacing

    ABB has extended the scope of its ABB Ability Digital Powertrain concept, which connects drives, motors, pumps and bearings, with a new Condition-Based Maintenance service option for drives to provide an early warning of any abnormal conditions that might cause a drive to fail prematurely.

  20. 14/10/2019 Vision sensor with ProfiNET support

    Based on EVT’s EyeVision image processing software the new EyeSens devices offer solutions for applications in areas such as object detection, measurement technology, pattern matching, code reading (bar code, DMC) and OCR/OCV as well as colour recognition.