Products for Automotive

HYRobotics introduces Supersize Robot for injection molding

  • Hyrobotics Corp

Robot can be installed on large injection molding machines for appliance, automotive and material handling applications.

Walther Prazision introduces Type 91489 tool changer for robots

Quick tool change system for welding and material handling robots are suitable for car and truck assembly.

Misumi releases single-axis actuators


Actuators are compatible with most servo motors to provide precision linear motion in automotive, packaging and manufacturing applications.

Green Hills announces toolkit for Freescale’s Automotive Microcontrollers

  • Green Hills Software

Components of the toolkit include: royalty-free RTOSes, optimizing C/C++ compilers for Power Architecture, MULTI integrated development environment (IDE) with multicore debugger, virtual prototyping platform, TimeMachine tool suite and high-speed Nexus hardware probes.

Moog announces turbine and testing actuators

Actuators include an electromechanical fail safe actuator for use in gas turbines and an electrical multi-axis actuator unit incorporating software control for automotive testing.

COGNEX introduces tiny DataMan 100 1D and 2D code reader

  • Cognex Corporation

The DataMan 100 reads 1D and 2D codes including UPC/EAN/JAN, Code 39, Code 128, Code 93, Interleaved 2 of 5, Data Matrix, QR Code, and microQR Code. They are suitable for identifying items marked with 1D or 2D codes in the automotive, packaging, electronics, medical device and pharmaceutical industries.

Princo releases Model L2632 NULL-KOTE level transmitter for OEMs

  • Princo Instruments Inc.

The Model L2632 OEM NULL-KOTE transmitter is cost effective for OEM applications. The no-moving-part, all electronic unit is ideal for use in machinery and equipment such as beverage bottling machines, car washing systems, vending machines, automatic filling stations, material handling equipment, dispensers, packaging machines, and more. Price is about $200.

Rockwell Automation enhances FactoryTalk for automotive applications

  • Rockwell Automation
  • Rockwell Automation

Enhancements include two lean manufacturing solutions--Error Proofing and Andon--to help automotive industry manufacturers improve the accuracy and efficiency of production and assembly line processes. The Error Proofing solution is built using preconfigured modular templates within FactoryTalk; the Andon solution leverages FactoryTalk with the Logix Control Platform.

Ixxat announces CANopen interface for PCI express systems

  • Ixxat, Inc.

The iPC-I XC16/PCIe works in CAN applications, such as industrial control or automotive test stands. The interface supports PCI Express, has an on-board 16 bit microcontroller, and provides filtering, pre-processing, low latency, time triggered transmission or high precision time-stamping of CAN messages.

TURCK releases retractile Profibus-DP cordsets

  • TURCK Inc.

Retractile cordsets for PROFIBUS-DP networks may be extended up to four times their original retracted length. This makes the cordsets ideal for motion and robotics in automotive applications.