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  • Control technology solutions from Siemens have been specified on a new range of cutting-edge coating machines forming part of a new market-leading modular production platform. The platform has been cr ...
  • Project Description: A business critical M340 PLC needed replacing at Yodel’s Lichfield Depot. The replacement was required urgently to ensure the Depot was running with the New PLC before the Christm ...
  • Project Description: As part of an expansion programme, Huhtamaki needed increased production at their Gosport plant for producing food packaging. A Sidewall Printing machine was a critical part of th ...
  • Sure, cobots are lightweight: the largest UR10 robot is under 29 kg/64 lbs, so they’re easy to pick up and move from one process to another. But they’re no lightweights when it comes to heavy-duty processes like welding. In fact, there’s already a range of cobot welding systems to choose from. Surprised? Don’t be. It’s just one more smart application for these flexible, cost-effective, and easy-to-program automation tools.

    The flexibility and ease-of-programming of cobot-based welding systems make them especially well-suited for low-volume/high-mix environments, as well as custom or small-template welding processes. But with high accuracy and repeatability, these systems can also handle long runs with consistent quality. Welding tasks can be programmed in as little as half-an-hour by workers who have no previous experience, and programs can be saved and reused, saving the expense of trained robot programmers. Lightweight cobot welders can be mounted on tabletops, hung from ceilings, or installed into existing welding booths, offering more flexibility than manual welders or traditional fixed robots. Several companies have already announced cobot welding systems.

  • Having worked in industry for 10 years, Jesper Larsen decided to go it alone.  In April 2016, he set up Vivo Production, invested in two CNC machines and single-handedly established a very successful subcontracting business.  Output ranged from batch production through to prototypes, typically for the wind power and offshore industries.

    As his reputation grew, so did his order intake. Jesper Larsen began to struggle keeping pace with demand. The purchase of another CNC machine was already planned so he wanted to avoid the cost of bringing more people into the business, at least in the short term. The helping-hand he chose instead was a Universal Robot UR10.

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    EMAS has introduced a new inovative timer into the range, the RZ3A timer is a 22 monoblock style timer designed for a panel door mounting

  • Why PI uses the EtherCAT® Fieldbus

    20 Dec 2017 PI (Physik Instrumente) Ltd

    Today, EtherCAT is becoming more and more popular with control and system engineers. One of the reasons for this is the flexibility of the fieldbus system.

  • Created for professionals, the new Finder LED panel lights are the optimal solution for illuminating machinery and electrical panels of all types.

  • Ready for Industry 4.0 and for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), data exchange between the Model A58HE and other applications has no influence on the control loop. The Model A58HE is non-reactive and can work independently from the PLC or master, transferring data through network gateways to other automation networks and sites, and up to the cloud for analysis.

  • TR-Electronic introduces the SIL shaft encoder CD_582+FS SIL 3/ SIL 2 – PROFIsafe rotary encoder in industrial standard size 58 mm Redundant setup (Cat 4): two completely independent multiturn encoder ...
  • Millions of customers worldwide currently rely on Rittal’s market-leading AE compact and small enclosures.   

    Rittal, however, has raised the bar still further by launching its new AX and KX compact enclosure range, details of which will be on show at Drives & Controls 2020.

    The AX and KX enclosures are both embedded with digital processes, delivering simpler, faster assembly and component installation, greater flexibility and enhanced safety.  

    Rittal will be providing a support package and assistance to customers wanting benefit from consistent data, by making the switch to the new system.

  • We will provide you with a quotation and pick up your defective electronics. After your approval, we will repair the item for you. This service applies to: all industrial electronics and motors; parce ...
  • We are proud to present our new cloud solution including the acirro+ IIoT platform enabling customers to move their data to the cloud and gain insights to streamline operations.