Beckhoff Automation announces EP7402 controller, TwinCAT/BSD alternative operating system (OS) and C6025 Industrial PC at MODEX 2020

  • Beckhoff Automation

The smart distribution center solutions will include the North American debuts of the EP7402 controller for motor-driven roller (MDR) conveyors, TwinCAT/BSD alternative operating system (OS) for Beckhoff PC-based controllers and C6025 ultra-compact Industrial PC (IPC). The eXtended Transport System (XTS) will also make its MODEX debut at the Beckhoff booth (4026).

ControlByWeb introduces X-410 Ethernet I/O control module

The X-410 offers the ability to log a variety of data points such as local and remote I/O, registers, tasks, and voltage. Log entries can be made at preset intervals, scheduled times, triggered by I/O changes or logic events. Users can schedule a daily log file to be sent via email or uploaded via FTP server.

Nippon Pulse introduces Commander core motion controller

  • Nippon Pulse America, Inc.

Commander uses a BASIC-like programming language (A-SCRIPT) that allows programmers to compile, read and write standalone programs. The software also provides multi-threading and subroutine support, and can be run in both PC-based and standalone modes.

H2W Technologies introduces SRT-030/360-026-01 two axis X-Theta positioning system

  • H2W Technologies

The linear axis uses an H2W brushless linear motor BLDM-C08 to generate a continuous force of 26 lb [115.5 N] and a peak force of 78 lb [347 N] with a stroke length of 30 in [768 mm].

AutomationDirect introduces NITRA L-Series rodless cylinders

  • AutomationDirect

All sizes of NITRA rodless cylinders have magnetic pistons and are double-acting. The cylinders have front and rear adjustable cushions and tapped end caps for mounting.

Moticont introduces XYZ-10 three axis XYZ linear actuator

The brushless voice coil motors provide 6.3 lbs (28.2 N) of force and peak forces of 20.0 lbs (89.9 N) at a 10% duty cycle for the X and Y axes. The Z axis linear actuator has a continuous force of 21.2 oz (5.9 N) and 67.0 oz (18.6 N) peak force.

AutomationDirect introduces WEG SSW05 and SSW07 soft starters and Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive

  • AutomationDirect
  • AutomationDirect

WEG SSW05 and SSW07 soft starters are fully digital soft starters with DSP (Digital Signal Processor) controller designed for motor starts and stops. The Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive is a single-phase input (110/230 VAC), three-phase output variable frequency drive developed for applications ranging from 1/4 to 1hp (0.18 to 0.75 kW).

H2W Technologies introduces SRT-030/360-026-01 two axis X-Theta positioning system

The linear axis uses a H2W brushless linear motor BLDM-C08 to generate a continuous force of 26 lb [115.5 N] and a peak force of 78 lb [347 N] with a stroke length of 30 in [768 mm].

AutomationDirect announces VFD-SC series of VFD cables

  • AutomationDirect
  • AutomationDirect

The VFD-SC series is the same cable as the standard VFD-C series; the addition of the shielded 16AWG signal pair allows the cable to be used with motors and drives requiring brake control or feedback from devices like temperature or position sensors.

Optimal Engineering Systems releases YP110-10-01, YP110-10-02 and YP110-10-03

  • Optimal Engineering Systems (OES)

The pitch stage has cross roller guides and a range of travel of +/- 10 degrees. The maximum speed is 14 degrees per second with stepper motor driven version and 90 degrees per second with the servo motor driven versions. The 65 mm x 65 mm table has a pattern of threaded holes for fixtures or tooling and has an accuracy of 0.05degrees and repeatability of +/- 0.01degrees.