August 2023

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High-Payload Cobot Arm

Aug. 15, 2023
Designed for heavy-duty autonomous mobile robot applications, the TM20 robotic arm from Techman weighs around 32.8kg but carries up to 20kg with a reach of 1300mm and six rotation...
0823 smac

Electric Actuator

The LPL 30 actuators from SMAC are low-profile electric linear moving coil actuators. Designed for dosing and dispensing applications, they have a compact size, 10mm programmable...
0823 siemens

Low Voltage Servo Drive System

Aug. 11, 2023
Siemens has released its new Simatic Micro-Drive, a product line with UL- and CE-marked components consisting of the Profidrive Control (PDC) servo drive, a flexible range of ...
0823 saelig
Industrial Networks

Industrial Embedded Computers

Aug. 10, 2023
Saelig has introduced the Impact-D 1100A series of DIN rail mountable embedded computers designed by Amplicon as an extension to its embedded computer range. The Impact-D 1100A...

More content from August 2023

0823 rockwell

Cloud-Enabled Human-Machine Interface

Aug. 9, 2023
FactoryTalk Optix is a new addition to Rockwell Automation’s visualization portfolio. It is a cloud-enabled human-machine interface (HMI) platform that allows users to design,...
0823 renesas

EtherCAT-Enabled Microprocessor

Aug. 8, 2023
The new RZ/T2L MPU from Renesas inherits the hardware architecture of the RZ/T2M and works with EtherCAT communications. The new MPU delivers high-speed, real-time processing ...
0823 q Span

Automated Gauging System

Aug. 7, 2023
The Q-Span Automated Gauging System from New Scale Robotics now offers thread verification. This DIY robotic automation system is designed for high-mix, small-batch manufacturing...
0823 leuze

Contrast Sensor

The new KRT 3C contrast sensor is the smallest contrast sensor available from Leuze, its dimensions are 11 x 32 x 17mm. Machine throughput is optimized by a response time of 50...
0823 idec

Ergonomic HMI Tablet Device

Aug. 3, 2023
IDEC has introduced the new HT4P Safety Commander— an ergonomic device allowing users to safely hold a HMI tablet while providing power, networking and hardwired emergency stop...
Michael Bowne

More than Just Ethernet-APL: Part II

Aug. 3, 2023
Understanding the role of industrial network protocols and how they work with Ethernet-APL.
0823 emergent Vision Technologies

Line Scan Cameras

The Pinnacle LZ 16KG5 100GigE line scan camera reaches a top single line rate of 400KHz and a trilinear rate of 133KHz. It is available in monochrome and color versions and features...
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Digital Transformation

Unpacking the Reasons Behind Failed Digital Transformations

The manufacturing industry finds itself amid a seismic change shaped by data-driven intelligent systems and cutting-edge technologies such as the Industrial Internet of Things...
0823 coval

Multistage Vacuum Pumps

Aug. 1, 2023
Coval has introduced its new VX range, adding to its prior CMS HD series of multistage vacuum pumps. The CMS HD VX pumps have a flow rate of up to 1600 NI/min, offer silent operation...
Industrial robots are large and heavy, fixed position units. Source: Rockwell Automation

Understanding the Robot vs. Cobot Choice

As the line between industrial robot and collaborative robot (cobot) technologies blurs, knowing the key capabilities of each robot type is critical to making the right selection...
A vibration sensor can reveal if a motor is misaligned to a pump or there are other alignment problems.
Digital Transformation

Vibration Sensor Monitoring

Aug. 1, 2023
Understanding the role vibration sensors play in proactive maintenance applications is critical to avoiding unplanned downtime.
0823 bosch Rexroth

Hydraulic Motors

Offering a top speed of more than 150 rpm and a sustainable maximum torque of more than 350 kNm, the Hägglunds Quantum series contains two motors with the same origin. The Quantum...
0823 automation Direct

Signal Conditioner and Converter

July 28, 2023
AutomationDirect has added two new frequency signal conditioners. The new SCU-2200 universal analog-to-frequency converters from ProSense accept milliamp, voltage, RTD, thermocouple...
0823 as Rock

Industrial IoT Controller

July 27, 2023
The iEP-7020E Series Industrial IoT Controller enabled by 13th Gen Intel Core Embedded and Industrial Processors has Intel Iris Xe graphics for fast AI and Intel In-Band ECC support...
0823 antaira

Wired Router

To address conflicts arising from duplicate IP addresses on a network, Antaira has released its new LRX-0200 industrial wired router with 1:1 NAT functionality. This type of NAT...
0823 advantech

Time-Sensitive Networking Ethernet Switch

July 24, 2023
The EKI-8510G Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) Ethernet switch from Advantech obtained CC-Link IE TSN Class A & B certifications for use in a variety of applications. Designed ...
Sam Russem
Business Intelligence

How to Craft a Smart Manufacturing Business Case

July 18, 2023
Identifying the benefits and costs of smart manufacturing to demonstrate return on investment.
Brian May
Digital Transformation

Walking the Tightrope to Thrive in the New Industrial Era

July 13, 2023
Manufacturers must strike a balance between managing costs and investing in future production capabilities. Here’s what they should focus their efforts on.
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What Does Quartz Have to do with Automation?

Epson Robots explains why it manufactures quartz for its GyroPlus technology to create high-precision, high-speed robots.
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Emerson Improves DeltaV Perimeter Defense

July 10, 2023
The company’s NextGen Smart Firewall reportedly simplifies distributed control system network security.
ANCA's FX-RFID automated regrinding system.

Radio Frequency Regrinding

ANCA applies RFID to FX CNC grinding machines to create a lights-out machine tool regrinding system to automatically process mixed batches of tools without the need to pre-sort...
Luigi De Bernardini

The Future of ChatGPT in Manufacturing

June 26, 2023
ChatGPT may not be a game-changer in terms of application to manufacturing execution systems yet. But it's continued development bears watching.
In this medical supplies manufacturing application, three Yaskawa industrial robots delivered via Rapid Robotics' robots as a service program are used to plasma treat and inspect syringes.

Industry Increases Use of Robots-as-a-Service

With the promise of setting up automated systems within weeks at a set price that includes service and support, Rapid Robotics shows why more manufacturers are turning to the ...
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Digital Transformation

Inductive Automation Encourages Experimentation with ChatGPT

Corso Systems and 4IR Solutions share their experiences using ChatGPT to program various tasks with the Ignition platform.
The Cobot Feeder provides a standardized platform for storing, staging and safely delivering parts into a position where they can be consistently loaded and unloaded with a cobot.

Cobot Part Feeder

PBC Linear’s Applied Cobotics introduces its new Cobot Feeder to automate parts feeding for up to three shifts to address industry labor shortages and boost production capacity...
An aerial view of the former Siemens low-voltage motors facility in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Siemens Low-Voltage Motor Business Acquired by ABB

May 5, 2023
ABB says the Siemens line of severe duty and general-purpose motors will be re-branded and reintroduced during Q2 2023.
Monitoring production of GAF's EnergyGuard Polyiso Insulation—a roof insulation panel made of glass fiber reinforced cellulosic felt facers bonded to a core of polyisocyanurate foam.
Digital Transformation

GAF Shares its Digital Transformation Lessons

The successful and ongoing process of creating GAF’s Factory of the Future involves creation of a specific plan for technology selection and deployment based around a digital ...