The TK1 retrofit kit is a plug-and-play solution designed to replace the Indramat Trans01 single-axis motion controller and the DSC servo amplifier commonly found in milling, drilling and tapping machines within the auto industry.
Plant managers are gaining greater efficiencies through intelligence tools that offer an accurate, real-time view into plant operations
John Ross is only just over three months into his role as chief executive officer of Citect, the Australian-based developer of automation software that is now a part of Schneider Electric, of Rueil-Malmaison, France.
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The Scalance X family of industrial Ethernet switches is designed to deliver low ownership cost while providing four options of high-performance gigabit communication.
Portescap N Series Slotted Brushless DC Motors are available in sizes 5, 6, 9 and 11, for applications such as medical and electronic assembly where high speed is key, and in sizes 12, 14 and 15 for industrial applications where high torque is required.
The KR5 SCARA robot family is designed for customers with high-speed applications that entail long reach tasks. The 4-axis KR5 robots, when combined with the vendor’s user-friendly PC-based control platform, gives customers an extremely easy to learn and use pick-and-place automation solution, says the vendor.
Six Sigma practitioners at mining company Falconbridge Ltd. are making good use of data to generate impressive bottom-line benefits.
Machine vision is being used more often for robot guidance.
The ET-5MS-MDM Remote Access Switch integrates an industrial telephone modem with an industrial 5-port Managed Ethernet Switch, enabling integrators and plant engineers to dial into a plant from remote locations.
As the latest additions to the vendor’s safety laser scanner family, the S3000 Short Range Safety Laser Scanner features a 4-meter safety field, while the S3000 Professional CMS Safety Laser Scanner (Contour Measurement & Safety) includes functionality to meet navigation requirements of complex mobile vehicle applications.
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