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Zero backlash brake for indexing and positioning systems

Zero backlash brake for indexing and positioning systems
  A new indexer brake has been introduced by Nexen Group, the model I-300.The spring engaged, air released, power-off brake provides high torque for backlash-free holding and emergency stopping on indexers and positioning systems.
16th August 2017

Finding the needle is IIoT’s biggest asset

Finding the needle is IIoT’s biggest asset
They have always been established as the best way of providing up to the minute information about processes, and it didn’t take long for users to realise that there is more to HMIs as the data held within controllers and HMIs was a goldmine that could help them maximise efficiency and minimise down-time.
16th August 2017

Multi-axis controller improves motion control performance

Multi-axis controller improves motion control performance
In order to address the needs of highly demanding modern equipment, ACS Motion Control has launched a multi-axis motion controller that includes a high-speed EtherCAT-to-EtherCAT bridge. The SPiiPlusES combines ACS’ powerful motion controller capabilities with an external EtherCAT network master controller. The SPiiPlusES is used both as a node in any EtherCAT Automation Controller network, and as an EtherCAT Master controlling up to 64 axes and thousands of I/O.
11th August 2017


Powering parcel distribution

Powering parcel distribution
A new sorting and distribution centre in Melbourne, Australia, boasting a capacity of 35,000 parcels per hour, enables Australia’s largest mover of freight, Toll IPEC, to meet the demands of the booming sector of shipping merchandise for online businesses.  
10th August 2017

Motion control for high end vehicle simulation

Motion control for high end vehicle simulation
Global designer and manufacturer of advanced Driver-in-the-Loop (DIL) simulators, Ansible Motion, has been closely associated with the motorsports industry throughout its history, but nowadays also serves major road car and speciality vehicle manufacturers.
8th August 2017

Modular sensor system delivers up to 28 channels of stable weight

Modular sensor system delivers up to 28 channels of stable weight
  A new version of the HI 6600 Modular Sensor Systems for PROFIBUS-DP control systems has been announced by Hardy Process Solutions. PROFIBUS-DP (Decentralised Peripherals) is used to operate sensors via a centralised controller in production (factory) automation manufacturing applications.
7th August 2017

Batch controller handles harsh environments

Batch controller handles harsh environments
The Metra-Batch from Titan Enterprises is a batch controller specifically designed for flowmeters or machinery with pulse or frequency outputs. Ruggedly constructed to provide years of trouble-free operation, the Metra-Batch delivers precise control of batch dispensing, blending and bottle / tank filling of beverages, chemicals, food ingredients, fuels and solvents.
7th August 2017

Company offers brake users turnkey maintenance support

Company offers brake users turnkey maintenance support
In order to reduce down-time and increase profitability when providing high performance braking solutions for heavy duty applications in the renewable energy, offshore, mining, oil & gas and steel sectors, reliable maintenance support is of the utmost importance. Svendborg Brakes, a part of the Altra Industrial Motion, meets these requirements with its Global Service Solutions Support package, which provides the reliability of service required to support these installations.
3rd August 2017

Wireless gas detection solution gets consultancy support

Wireless gas detection solution gets consultancy support
The ProSafe-RS SIL2wireless gas detection system will be released by Yokogawa in September. Established by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), a safety integrity level (SIL) indicates the relative level of risk provided by a safety function. SILs 1 through 4 are defined by IEC 61508.
25th July 2017

Achieving better connections with automation technology

Achieving better connections with automation technology
A family owned British manufacturer of connectors for electronics applications has invested in a new production line for its premium connector range. Harwin has chosen Festo technology to deliver the high levels of automation and flexibility it requires for its Gecko range.
24th July 2017


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