Hole introduces DUO-GRIP B100 brakes to stop machines
Especially suited for emergency stopping, Duo-Grip linear brakes apply braking force directly to reciprocating machine members to eliminate dependence on drive belts, chains or couplings. Average actuation times are approximately 65 milliseconds from zero to full braking force. Brakes also develop a self-energizing effect to provide significantly more force in one direction of travel that is particularly useful in vertical load configurations. Ideal applications also include transfer equipment, automated storage/retrieval systems, platen presses and conveyors.
Fluke announces Fluke 1732 and 1734 three-phase energy loggers
These loggers capture key measurements — voltage, current, power, power factor, and other variables like temperature — to enable managers to...
BEI Kimco releases LA05-05 and LA15-16 models of actuators
BEI Kimco’s low out-gassing VCAs are suitable for a wide variety of demanding OEM environmental conditions such as semiconductor, military,...
Comark announces EDT1700 EnduraTouch II series of industrial computer
The EDT1700 is a fit for applications such as total wash-down spray areas, areas requiring resistance to bacteria, sanitation areas, high...
CAMI Research releases CB52 interface board for CableEye testing system
The CB52 is intended for periodic calibration verification of the Kelvin 4-wire resistance measurement module
Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence announces RS4 Scanner for ROMER Absolute Arms
The ROMER Absolute Arm SI with the RS4 scanner is ideally suited for point-cloud inspection, product benchmarking, reverse engineering, rapid...
Cloud-Based MES: The effort to empower small manufacturers
By Bill Lydon, Editor, Automation.com
In this day and age, it can sometimes seem like the small manufacturer is getting buried underneath the...
Otto Motors to supply self-driving vehichles for Mississippi Toyota plant
The OTTO self-driving vehicle will be used to sequentially load and deliver tires lineside. The solution will integrate with additional appliances...
Siemens announces launch of Lifelong Educational Advantage Program
The effort is designed to give high school and technical school graduates a basic-to-advanced machine tool knowledge that will benefit them in...
HIMA announces framework agreement with Pepperl+Fuchs
The agreement comprises the jointly developed H-system termination boards and associated modules from Pepperl+Fuchs, which are connected through...