Products for Automotive

RPT introduces laser cutting and scanning system robot

The FLACS RT C-series laser system is an ideal solution for companies that manufacture low pressure molded automotive interior components, decorative specialty film components and other plastic, woven and non-woven material products. It incorporates all support structure, guarding and part positioning equipment, as well as robot, laser and ventilation support equipment, into a pre-engineered package.

Ball screws from SKF® feature internal ball bearing return

TCM ball screw assemblies enable precise positioning of moving parts in a wide range of applications for the automotive, aerospace, injection molding, instrumentation, medical, and machine tool industries, among others. Their unique internal return design circulates the ball bearings to the opposite end of the nut through a hole drilled in the wall of the nut body.

Modular Programmable Lift Platform from Bosch Rexroth for auto manufacturing

  • Bosch Rexroth

As automotive manufacturing becomes increasingly competitive, machine builders must look at new ways to satisfy customer demands. One solution OEMs are beginning to request is the use of modular components which are easy to combine, simplify designing and engineering tasks, and provide more flexibility for multiple car bodies to be produced on the same line.

Motion control retrofit kit replaces obsolete automotive machine tool controls

  • Bosch Rexroth

The Bosch Rexroth TK1 retrofit kit is a “plug-and-play” solution designed to replace the Indramat TRANS01 single-axis motion controller and the DSC servo amplifier commonly found in milling, drilling, and tapping machines within the auto industry.

Dürr Paint Systems makes its robot control system SIL 3 safe

  • Rockwell Automation
  • Rockwell Automation

The newest high-tech paint system from Dürr Paint Systems uses the new Allen-Bradley GuardLogix integrated safety controller from Rockwell Automation to enhance operator safety, speed system installation and reduce engineering costs. Featuring an improved, modular design, the new EcoRP E32 robotic paint system is capable of producing high-quality painting with maximum flexibility for a wide range of automotive applications.

Position transducers have long-range, compact package, and flexible mounting for OEMs

  • SpaceAge Control, Inc.

SpaceAge Control is now shipping the Series M general-capability position transducer that gives long displacement range, multiple mounting options, and size efficiency for OEM and high-volume applications. Available in volume and individual prices with same-day shipping, the Series M product line was developed using SpaceAge Control's extensive experience in delivering performance- and safety-critical position transducers for the aircraft, space, and automotive markets.

Portable infrared thermometer has Type k thermocouple input and USB data output

The DHS215XEL provides the user with a completely portable, easy-to-use, cost-effective, and accurate means to measure surface temperatures in a wide variety of applications including quality/non-destructive testing, manufacturing process control, plant/facilities maintenance, electrical troubleshooting, automotive repair and diagnostics, diesel and fleet maintenance and HVAC/Refrigeration.

NI Introduces FPGA-Based Servo Drive Module for CompactRIO

  • National Instruments Corporation

The NI 9505 drive module for NI CompactRIO offers direct connectivity to actuators, such as fractional horsepower brushed DC servo motors, relays, lamps, solenoids and valves. With the addition of the new C Series modules, engineers now have more than 30 plug-in C Series modules to choose from and can connect to any industrial or automotive sensor or signal type.

Banner Vision Sensors Now Read Dot-Peen Bar Codes

  • Banner Engineering

P4 OMNI P4 BCR now read dot-peen bar codes. Made by creating a permanent indent, or dot, in the surface of any malleable material, dot-peen bar codes are frequently used in the automotive and aerospace industries and for government UID applications.

Green Hills Software Announces Enhanced Platform for Automotive Systems

  • Green Hills Software

Additions to the Platform for Automotive Systems include the velOSity royalty-free real-time microkernel, new CAN driver software, and support for next-generation office-in-the-car systems. velOSity is ideal for real-time, performance-critical, resource-constrained automotive electronic devices (ECUs), many of which lack off-chip memory, that can be found within in-car head units, handsets, dashboards, and body electronics.