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ROEQ announces Docking Station Precision solution for mobile industrial robots
September 12, 2019

ROEQ announces Docking Station Precision solution for mobile industrial robots

The solution will be showcased at ROEQ’s Pack Expo booth 7384B in Las Vegas, Nevada, September 23-25 featuring a MiR200 robot with ROEQ’s cart solution and top roller TR125 conveyor module performing precise delivery between two docking stations.

Balluff introduces EtherNet/IP IO-Link master block
September 03, 2019

Balluff introduces EtherNet/IP IO-Link master block

Balluff's EtherNet/IP IO-Link master block insulates against inductive, conductive, and capacitive noise produced by electromagnetic interference (EMI) and its housing protects against welding environments.

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Larson Electronics releases EPO-100A-PS explosion proof receptacle with disconnect switch
August 27, 2019

Larson Electronics releases EPO-100A-PS explosion proof receptacle with disconnect switch

This receptacle with disconnect switch provides a secure power connection for portable or stationary electrical equipment in flammable locations.

B&R introduces Safe Speed Observer virtual sensor for ACOPOS P3 servo drive
August 26, 2019

B&R introduces Safe Speed Observer virtual sensor for ACOPOS P3 servo drive

From the electrical variables of a permanent magnet synchronous motor, the Safe Speed Observer calculates two redundant models of the motor – achieving a safety level for the calculated speed. The virtual sensor can be used for both linear and rotary synchronous motors.

igus announces plastic clamps for energy chains
August 26, 2019

igus announces plastic clamps for energy chains

The plastic clamps can be attached to the arm of the robot by a screw connection. The triflex R is attached to the clamp by a clip and fixed. The clamps are suitable for cobots from Universal Robots, TMS and Kuka LBR iiwa robot arms.

Rockwell Automation announces Allen-Bradley FLEX 5000 safety I/O modules
August 22, 2019

Rockwell Automation announces Allen-Bradley FLEX 5000 safety I/O modules

The three FLEX 5000 safety I/O modules provide distributed safety I/O for the Allen-Bradley Compact GuardLogix 5380 and GuardLogix 5580 controllers. The safety modules can be combined with FLEX 5000 standard I/O modules to achieve integrated safety and control in one distributed I/O platform.

Anver releases VLS‑09 vacuum leakage sensor
August 19, 2019

Anver releases VLS‑09 vacuum leakage sensor

The solid-state controlled ANVER VLS‑09 Vacuum Leakage Sensor sets itself to a system’s peak vacuum level, compensated for altitude and atmospheric pressure, and displays it on a color LCD.

Brüel & Kjær Vibro announces VC-8000 SETPOINT Machinery Protection System with SIL-2 certification
August 15, 2019

Brüel & Kjær Vibro announces VC-8000 SETPOINT Machinery Protection System with SIL-2 certification

These typically include, but are not limited to, radial vibration, axial position, and bearing temperature measurements commonly encountered in machinery protection systems on pumps, motors, compressors, turbines, and other critical rotating and reciprocating machinery.

Intertec Instrumentation introduces range of GRP field enclosures
August 15, 2019

Intertec Instrumentation introduces range of GRP field enclosures

Fabricated from GRP (glassfiber reinforced polyester) materials, the enclosures provide dust- and water-proof environments to protect remote control equipment located deep inside processing areas.

Phoenix Contact introduces PSRswitch safety switch
August 06, 2019

Phoenix Contact introduces PSRswitch safety switch

The PSRswitch offers an RFID non-contact safety door switch system with M12 connections. The safety switch can be connected in a series with Y distributors, bridge plugs, and SAC cabling.

Larson Electronics announces EXP-PTM.200K-1W explosion-proof rotary potentiometer
August 05, 2019

Larson Electronics announces EXP-PTM.200K-1W explosion-proof rotary potentiometer

This 2-watt unit operates on 30V DC and provides 200k ohm resistance. This device is used to support vehicle steering systems.

HEMCO introduces ModuLab custom-designed room enclosure with control system
August 02, 2019

HEMCO introduces ModuLab custom-designed room enclosure with control system

HEMCO ModuLab is a custom-designed room enclosure with control systems that meet a variety of environmental and class clean requirements. ModuLab is a choice for industrial applications such as Powder Coating, Food Processing, Seed Production, Mining, and Bulk Solids Handling.

AutomationDirect announces ASO Safety Solutions safety mats, edges and bumpers
August 01, 2019

AutomationDirect announces ASO Safety Solutions safety mats, edges and bumpers

Diamond plate safety mats, are available in 24 x 36 and 24 x 48-inch sizes with a diamond plate aluminum surface designed for heavy industry applications, steel wheel carts and similar equipment; and can survive welding debris, hot parts, metal chips and foundry splatter.

Rockwell Automation introduces  Allen-Bradley ControlLogix CIP Safety I/O modules
July 30, 2019

Rockwell Automation introduces Allen-Bradley ControlLogix CIP Safety I/O modules

The modules provide local, in-chassis safety I/O for GuardLogix 5580 controllers, eliminating the need for adapters that require panel space and additional configuration time. If desired, the modules can also be used for distributed safety I/O.

Falkonry announces Falkonry LRS 2.0 version of operational machine learning system
July 30, 2019

Falkonry announces Falkonry LRS 2.0 version of operational machine learning system

In field trials, Falkonry LRS 2.0 has provided performance, visualization and scale, enabling customers to realize improvements in the uptime, quality, safety and yield of their industrial operations.

Falcon Electric introduces SSG-RP-1H model of extreme-temperature online UPS
July 29, 2019

Falcon Electric introduces SSG-RP-1H model of extreme-temperature online UPS

Falcon’s SSG-RP-1H is an extreme-temperature online UPS with features specifically designed for applications in harsh environments that are subjected to heat, dirt, dust, moisture, etc.

Mencom introduces M32 bulkhead mounting size 21.21 rectangular base
July 25, 2019

Mencom introduces M32 bulkhead mounting size 21.21 rectangular base

Introducing a new addition to the size 21.21 metal housings from ILME! The new MKAX-IF bulkhead mounting base is designed for ease of installation with the convenience of a round mounting thread.

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Yokogawa Electric releases CENTUM VP R6.07
July 22, 2019

Yokogawa Electric releases CENTUM VP R6.07

Functions have been added to the Automation Design Suite (AD Suite) integrated engineering environment to improve engineering efficiency.

Larson Electronics releases EPFDS-400A-3P explosion-proof fusible disconnect switch
June 17, 2019

Larson Electronics releases EPFDS-400A-3P explosion-proof fusible disconnect switch

The EPFDS-400A-3P explosion-proof fusible disconnect switch features two 3-inch NPT hubs on the top and one 0.5-inch NPT hub on the bottom for completing connections to the disconnect switch.

Han’s Motion introduces HMHD-II Harmonic Gearing Reducer for robot and automation equipment applications
June 17, 2019

Han’s Motion introduces HMHD-II Harmonic Gearing Reducer for robot and automation equipment applications

HMHD-II series Harmonic Gearing Reducer pursues the flat limit —Super Flat Hollow Shaft type— design. Compared with HMHS series, the axial length is only half.