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Oil sampling kits and analysis service supports preventative maintenance programmes

RS Components (RS) has announced availability of RS PRO oil-analysis kits for customers to send oil samples to RS labs for testing and to get fast feedback on oil condition.
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Ultra-compact all-in-one 2D sensor for machine vision

SICK has launched an ultra-compact all-in-one 2D vision sensor – the InspectorP611 – which can be set up quickly to conduct reliable inline machine vision inspections, even in the tightest of spaces, or when mounted on robot arms. 
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Precise control valve – more compact and lightweight than ever

Schubert & Salzer Control Systems believes it is able to offer the smallest sliding gate control valve with diaphragm actuator and integrated, digital positioner on the market. 


  1. 23/07/2021 Six-axis robots for harsh and contamination-free environments

    ABB’s 6-axis IRB 1300 industrial robot includes new protection elements that enable it to be used in tough industrial applications and contamination-free production processes.

  2. 20/07/2021 Real-time subsea meter calibration tool

    TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory (NEL) has launched NEL-SURE, a real-time software tool for the verification of subsea multiphase flow meters (MPFM), that will help operators to optimise reservoir management and revenues.

  3. 16/07/2021 IIoT gateway for Industry 4.0 integration in process plants

    smartLink HW-DP, from Softing Industrial Automation, provides controller-independent access to PROFIBUS DP networks. Besides HART IP and FDT, data for optimising processes can now also be made available via an OPC UA interface.

  4. 12/07/2021 DCS accelerates digitalisation through the power of integration

    The latest version of the ABB distributed control system offering – ABB Ability System 800xA 6.1.1 – offers increased I/O capabilities alongside enhanced security as a foundation for digital transformation.

  5. 11/07/2021 Enterprise-level software aims to simplify data management

    Emerson has launched Plantweb Optics Data Lake, an enterprise-level data management software solution that is said to help manufacturers reduce data complexity.

  6. 10/07/2021 Plant data transformation platform automatically verifies data discrepancies and inconsistencies

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation has introduced OpreX Data Model Broker, a plant data transformation platform in the OpreX Connected Intelligence lineup.

  7. 04/07/2021 Secure industrial remote access platform

    Red Lion’s Secure Remote Access Platform, in partnership with MB connect line GmbH, is now available in United Kingdom, Ireland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and France.

  8. 04/07/2021 Non-contacting radar level transmitter for hygienic applications

    To meet the need for highly accurate and reliable level measurement in hygienic applications, Emerson has developed the Rosemount 1408H level transmitter, a non-contacting radar device with IO-Link connectivity, designed for hygienic applications. 

  9. 28/06/2021 Cost-effective integration of digital I/O into IO-Link

    With the new extension modules in the AL2xxx range from ifm electronic, digital inputs and outputs can be cost-effectively added to IO-Link systems.

  10. 27/06/2021 Solenoid valve enables switching and dosing at full capacity

    Bürkert plunger valves Type 7011 and Type 7012 come with various approvals. They are designed to overcome to problems associated with increased ambient and media temperatures during operation.

  11. 21/06/2021 Sidebot for high-speed collaborative automation applications

    Wyzo is believed to be world’s first high-speed pick-and-place sidebot which is suitable for collaborative use alongside humans. 

  12. 21/06/2021 Making predictive maintenance deployment in just 14 days possible

    Senseye has launched its new plug and play Starter Parks to help organisation’s rapidly begin their predictive maintenance journey.

  13. 15/06/2021 New leak and flow test system

    Chell Instruments has introduced the PIT 100, a self-contained automated leak and flow test system.

  14. 15/06/2021 Rugged tablet promises optimal productivity in the field

    Getac has launched its next-generation K120 fully-rugged, IP66-rated tablet, for mobile field professionals working in challenging industries.

  15. 07/06/2021 App Store offers efficient distribution of industrial apps

    The Industrial App Store is an online shop window and secure data access portal that allows anyone to provide a service that requires secure access to their client’s process data. This data stays on the clients network so there is no need to copy, upload, or duplicate data in the cloud, which means no additional storage costs or transport fees.

  16. 07/06/2021 Butterfly valve range promises greater versatility

    Neles has introduced a versatile butterfly valve product range designed to enable easy valve configuration for a range of process industry applications.

  17. 01/06/2021 Middleware interface between the OT and IT environments

    The dataFEED Secure Integration Server product from Softing Industrial works as an abstract interface between the worlds of operational technology (OT) and information technology (IT), offering users a set of key functionalities for efficient data exchange in a single component.

  18. 20/05/2021 Modular safety gate system expands

    The modular safety gate system from Pilz now includes the PSENmlock handle module. The gate module has an integrated actuator as well as an integrated escape release.

  19. 20/05/2021 RFID read/write head for ATEX Zone 1/21

    The Turck TN-R42/TC-Ex is believed to be the only HF RFID read/write head certified for direct use in ATEX Zone 1/21.

  20. 18/05/2021 Higher precision flow control options added to ball valves

    Bonomi (UK) Ltd has extended the scope of its stainless-steel ball valve, with ISO 5211 direct mounting pad, with the addition of V-Ball options.