Articles on Machine Safety
Rotork actuators enhance water flow for New York City fireboats
The IQ part-turn actuators provided are used on two fireboats, ‘Firefighter 2’ and ‘Firefighter 343’. The actuators have the important duty of controlling the flow of water to the fire nozzles on deck, meaning that they are vital in the event of an emergency.Read More
Omron announces opening of California robotics headquarters
The company has invested $10 million USD in the new 128,000 square foot facility where it will design, develop, test and manufacture robotic and safety automation solutions.Learn More
The IQ part-turn actuators provided are used on two fireboats, ‘Firefighter 2’ and ‘Firefighter 343’. The actuators have the important duty of controlling the flow of water to the fire nozzles on deck, meaning that they are vital in the event of an emergency.
The company has invested $10 million USD in the new 128,000 square foot facility where it will design, develop, test and manufacture robotic and safety automation solutions.
This article discusses how automated guided vehicles have advanced from simple materials handlers to intelligent autonomous robots.
PCT set out to find a solution that would remove the cab from the boom and, instead, allow operators to control and monitor the process remotely. If the company pulled it off, it would be a first for ship loading in North America.
As one of the fastest growing sectors of the robot market, a lack of knowledge could be dangerous. This article will work to quash some common misconceptions about collaborative robot safety.
UR cobots allow employees to move from repetitive, low-value tasks to higher-value activities that increase productivity and quality as well as work conditions.
By Mark Howard, EU Automation Nanotechnology involves the manipulation of matter on the atomic and molecular scale ‚Äîstructures between one and 100 nanometres in size. This article discusses three exciting applications of nanotechnology in manufacturing.
Ferrero needed a way to confirm that all its employees could be safely accounted when an emergency evacuation was underway.
The ControlEdge Safety PLC was chosen as the winner in the Embedded Device category due to many problem-solving capabilities while demonstrating security and resilience.
UL 508A certification is an industrial control panel directive certifying an assembly meets the standards of electrical inspection.
By Mark Howard, EU Automation Augmented intelligence is one of the few technologies named on the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2019 that are predicted to reach expectations, over the next two-to-five years. This article explains how augmented intelligence could assist with human and machine collaboration.
The acquisition will enable MET to introduce electrical upgrades of Electrostatic Precipitators (ESPs) using KraftPowercon‚Äôs technology ‚ÄòSmartKraft‚Äô and ‚ÄòMicroPulse‚Äô power supplies.
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