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    Trio of Technologies Improve Industrial Maintenance

    Servo Drive System

    Dec. 4, 2023
    Siemens is now offering the Sinamics S210 next generation servo drive system consisting of a digitally native drive with a range of corresponding motors and gearboxes. The S210...

    Color Line Scan Camera

    Dec. 1, 2023
    The ICR890-4 Pro Color is the first camera for track and trace systems that can dynamically adjust its focus and output additional color images. Its applications include 1D and...

    Capacitive Sensor

    Nov. 29, 2023
    Rechner Sensor KA1244 has hygienic housing certified by the European Hygienic Engineering and Design Group with certification type EL Class I. The sensor’s Peek surface ...

    Robotic Machine Tending

    The LoadMate Plus product line automates the process of machine tending (loading and unloading parts or materials into a machine tool center), most commonly used with vertical...

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    Aluminum Housed Tower Lights

    Nov. 27, 2023
    The TL 305 series of tower lights with aluminum housing from Lueze offers clearly visible light signals as well as an optional IO-Link interface. The compact towers are available...

    Angled Metal Cable Hoods

    Nov. 22, 2023
    Mencom has released new ILME size 21.21 metal hoods with M25 angled cable entry for industrial applications. These are rectangular connectors that have a high resistance to environmenta...

    Wire Processing System

    Nov. 21, 2023
    The clipx Wire Assist System is a customizable system that includes a software program and an optional adjustable workbench with a variety of accessories. The software controls...

    Gas Flow Monitoring Module

    The new SFS Flow Module from Innovative Sensor Technology offers continuous gas flow monitoring with a response time of ≤20ms. It comes factory-linearized with a repeatability...

    Compressed Air Thermal Flow Meter

    Fluid Components International has released the FS10i series of compressed air flow meters. These meters are accurate to ±1.5% of reading, ±0.5% of full scale, with...
    11 23 Endress Hauser

    80GHz Radar Sensors

    Nov. 15, 2023
    The new Micropilot 80 GHz radar sensors from Endress+Hauser are designed to meet a variety of pecific needs and desires. They are capable of level measurements while reaching ...

    Hazardous Area Mass Flow Controllers

    Nov. 14, 2023
    The SLAMf series of elastomer-sealed, IP66-rated thermal mass flow controllers (MFCs) now offer Class I/Division 2 and Zone 2 approvals for hazardous and harsh environments. These...

    Compact Spiral Transport System

    The VariFlow plus chain conveyor system conveys packed and unpacked goods vertically and horizontally in the smallest possible space. Together, with the spiral transport system...

    Photoelectric Sensor

    Nov. 9, 2023
    The O330 sensors added to Baumer’s portfolio offer improved object detection with features such as 3D MCAD data with integrated beam path. These data ease designing work at the...

    I/O Modules for Arduino-Based PLCs

    Nov. 8, 2023
    AutomationDirect has released new modules for the Productivity1000 PLC. These new lower-cost, high-resolution, four-channel analog input modules support 0-20 mA or 0-10V dc signals...

    High Payload Cobots

    Nov. 7, 2023
    Two new variants of the GoFa cobot from ABB offer payloads of up to 10 and 12 kilograms. The GoFa 10 and 12 have also been designed with longer reach. These cobots offer tool ...
    Michael Bowne
    Digital Transformation

    Module Type Package: Easier and Faster Systems Integration

    Oct. 23, 2023
    Module Type Package is an exciting technology that stands to make the integration of machines into a higher-level DCS, SCADA or MES significantly easier and faster. It is an open...
    Source: Robotiq

    Assessing Cobot Safety

    Collaborative robots are known for their ability to operate safely near humans, but they should still be risk assessed like any other piece of automated industrial equipment.
    Xavier Mesrobian
    Digital Transformation

    Solving DCOM Security Patch Issues

    Using tunnel/mirroring to make local connections to OPC DA servers and clients eliminates DCOM by passing the data across the network over TCP.
    Charlie Norz
    Digital Transformation

    The Benefits of Edge Computing

    Oct. 9, 2023
    How networked, intelligent, self-controlling, self-optimizing and resource-efficient production comprise the Smart Factory.
    Reviewing IFS Applications data at Cheer Pack, a North American packaging manufacturer.

    IFS to Acquire Falkonry

    Sept. 29, 2023
    IFS plans to add Falkonry’s AI-driven data analysis to its cloud enterprise software suite for more effective smart factory development.
    Beckhoff's new cameras feature flexible mounting options, a bandwidth of up to 2.5 Gbit/s and are tailored to industrial PCs.

    Beckhoff Adds Cameras and Lighting to Vision Portfolio

    Along with the TwinCAT automation software, Beckhoff’s new cameras and lighting create an integrated machine vision and control system.
    An example of an ABB autonomous mobile robot with VSLAM logistics technology.

    ABB Robotics Opens New Packaging and Logistics Headquarters

    Aug. 23, 2023
    ABB has opened a new facility in Alpharetta, Georgia, to serve as the company’s dedicated center for robotic automation in the logistics and packaging industries.
    Source: HMS Networks

    Industrial Ethernet Growth Continues as Fieldbus Declines

    Aug. 4, 2023
    HMS Networks’ 2023 study of industrial network technologies shows Profinet and EtherNet/IP leading the industrial Ethernet market with EtherCAT not far behind.