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ABB announces RobotStudio 3D Printing PowerPac
January 24, 2020

ABB announces RobotStudio 3D Printing PowerPac

Part of the PowerPac portfolio of RobotStudio, the 3D Printing feature eliminates manual programming to allow prototype production. The 3D Printing PowerPac supports a variety of processes, such as welding and printing with granules or concrete and is ideal for low-volume, high-mix printing.

Endress+Hauser releases Liquiphant FTL51B and FTL41 vibrating fork (vibronic) level instruments
January 24, 2020

Endress+Hauser releases Liquiphant FTL51B and FTL41 vibrating fork (vibronic) level instruments

The Liquiphant FTL51B can be used in storage tanks, containers, and pipes for point level detection of all types of liquids. The instrument’s vibronic sensor is not affected by changing media properties, flow, turbulence, gas bubbles, foam, vibration, or build-up.

H2W Technologies introduces SRT-030/360-026-01 two axis X-Theta positioning system
January 23, 2020

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

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].

POSITAL announces explosion-proof TILTIX inclinometers
January 23, 2020

POSITAL announces explosion-proof TILTIX inclinometers

These devices have been certified in compliance with IECEx and ATEX directives and are suitable for use in mines, oil and gas facilities, agricultural applications, chemical plants, woodworking factories and milling operations.

Hardy Process Solutions introduces Hardy HI 6200 PROFINET weight processor
January 23, 2020

Hardy Process Solutions introduces Hardy HI 6200 PROFINET weight processor

At 2 inches wide and 3 inches high (40 sq. cm), the HI 6200 series are designed for machine level integration in process skids or manufacturing equipment. A color TFT display provides operations and measurements and instrument status.

Mencom introduces LS-Type enclosure solution
January 23, 2020

Mencom introduces LS-Type enclosure solution

The enclosures provide IP65 degree of protection when coupled and locked through the locking levers so they can be installed both indoor and outdoor regardless of weather conditions. The range of operating ambient temperature is -40°C ~ +125 °C.

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Enclosures
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Rockwell Automation announces Allen-Bradley 140MP motor protection circuit breakers
January 23, 2020

Rockwell Automation announces Allen-Bradley 140MP motor protection circuit breakers

The circuit breakers, also known as motor-protective switching devices, can be mounted on Allen-Bradley 100-C or 100-K contactors to create a two-component motor starter. The devices provide magnetic short-circuit protection and thermal-overload protection up to 32 A, and interrupting ratings up to 100 kA at 400 V.

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Circuit Breakers
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Microchip Technology announces TÜV SÜD certification of MPLAB XC compilers for functional safety
January 22, 2020

Microchip Technology announces TÜV SÜD certification of MPLAB XC compilers for functional safety

The MPLAB XC functional compilers certified by TÜV SÜD aid in satisfying the verification and validation requirements specified in the ISO 26262 standard for automotive safety, IEC 61508 for industrial applications, IEC 62304 for medical software and IEC60730 for automatic electric controls.

Fujitsu Components introduces FWM7RAZ01 24GHz Doppler radar sensor
January 22, 2020

Fujitsu Components introduces FWM7RAZ01 24GHz Doppler radar sensor

The FWM7RAZ01 supports IF (I/Q) output signals from 1Hz to 1 MHz enabling it to detect movement speeds from 6mm-per-second to 6km-per-second, within a 30-meter range.

AutomationDirect announces ProSense digital panel meters in 1/32 and 1/8 DIN sizes
January 22, 2020

AutomationDirect announces ProSense digital panel meters in 1/32 and 1/8 DIN sizes

Existing display options include analog process signals, load cell, or potentiometer inputs, and temperature inputs in either °F or °C from RTDs or thermocouples. All panels offer selectable decimal point location.

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Digital Panel Meters
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HMI & Operator Interfaces, Factory Automation
Pfannenberg announces PMF LED-Hi LED multifunction light
January 21, 2020

Pfannenberg announces PMF LED-Hi LED multifunction light

Equipped with three signal options, eight different operating modes, and a signaling area of up to 1350 feet, the PMF LED-Hi offers day/night reduction, individually switchable sectors and inrush current limitation.

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LED Displays
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Visual Communications Company introduces CD series of panel mount LED indicators
January 21, 2020

Visual Communications Company introduces CD series of panel mount LED indicators

The CD Series is designed for applications in machines, status indication, automation, controls, and aircraft instruments.

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Specialty Displays / Visual Indicators
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Vision, Factory Automation
Balluff introduces BOH00EZ wafer mapping sensor
January 21, 2020

Balluff introduces BOH00EZ wafer mapping sensor

Based on photoelectric Micromote technology, it features an LED sensor in a sensor head measuring 2.4 x 1.5 x 7 mm. Especially designed for use with thin end effectors, it features a controlled and focused light spot, allowing it to detect wafers a few μm thick.

Moticont introduces XYZ-10 three axis XYZ linear actuator
January 17, 2020

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 NITRA L-Series rodless cylinders
January 17, 2020

AutomationDirect introduces NITRA L-Series rodless cylinders

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.

EVT announces EyeScan AT 3D sensor for optical character recognition and barcode reading
January 16, 2020

EVT announces EyeScan AT 3D sensor for optical character recognition and barcode reading

The integrated tool “surface OCR” recognizes and extracts character strings from surfaces. For that it uses either the scan data of the 3D-height map or the 2D intensity data.

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Peak Analysis & Automation (PAA) introduces KX-2 collaborative robot
January 16, 2020

Peak Analysis & Automation (PAA) introduces KX-2 collaborative robot

The KX-2 collaborative robot is designed to meet a need in the market for capable robotics accessible to laboratories of all sizes. The KX-2 robot provides automation, combining reach and 360-degree rotation on the shoulder and wrist axes with radial compactness.

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Robots
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Radica Software announces Electra Cloud browser-based electrical CAD software
January 16, 2020

Radica Software announces Electra Cloud browser-based electrical CAD software

Electra Cloud allows users to collaborate on their drawings with team members located anywhere in the world in real-time, with a browser and no additional software required.

Cincoze introduces P2100 series of embedded computers
January 16, 2020

Cincoze introduces P2100 series of embedded computers

The P2102 is a fanless, embedded computer with the P2102E. Supporting Cincoze’s modular design, the P2100 Series can also work as a panel PC when combined with various Cincoze display modules.

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Computers
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AutomationDirect introduces WEG SSW05 and SSW07 soft starters and Gen 2 WEG CFW100 VFD drive
January 16, 2020

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

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).