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Trio of Technologies Improve Industrial Maintenance
Robotic Machine Tending
Mitsubishi Electric Automation
Nov. 28, 2023
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...
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...
More content from November 2023
Gas Flow Monitoring Module
Innovative Sensor Technology
Nov. 20, 2023
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
Nov. 17, 2023
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...
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
Bosch Rexroth Corporation
Nov. 10, 2023
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...
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 ...
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...
Assessing Cobot Safety
Oct. 17, 2023
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.
Solving DCOM Security Patch Issues
Xavier Mesrobian, Skkynet
Oct. 16, 2023
Using tunnel/mirroring to make local connections to OPC DA servers and clients eliminates DCOM by passing the data across the network over TCP.
The Benefits of Edge Computing
Oct. 9, 2023
How networked, intelligent, self-controlling, self-optimizing and resource-efficient production comprise the Smart Factory.
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 Adds Cameras and Lighting to Vision Portfolio
Sept. 21, 2023
Along with the TwinCAT automation software, Beckhoff’s new cameras and lighting create an integrated machine vision and control system.
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.
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.