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igus announces development of intelligent plain bearing
June 06, 2019

igus announces development of intelligent plain bearing

. The intelligent bearing detects wear and sends a signal to the user if the bearing threatens to fail. Maintenance work can therefore be planned, and operators of agricultural machines, for example, are not surprised during harvest season with an unanticipated breakdown and work stoppage.

KItagawa NorthTech introduces  DKF Series of Collet Chucks
June 04, 2019

KItagawa NorthTech introduces DKF Series of Collet Chucks

The DKF Low Profile Collet Chuck features a nose which is required when additional tool clearance is needed in tight work piece and machining environments.

Fluke introduces 1000 volt insulated hand tools
May 28, 2019

Fluke introduces 1000 volt insulated hand tools

The premium hand tools are rated at 1000 volts, but individually tested to over 10,000 volts. They are compliant to globally-recognized safety standards established by European regulatory agencies to ensure the greatest safety when working in live environments.

GAM releases helical rack and pinion systems
May 22, 2019

GAM releases helical rack and pinion systems

Helical rack is available in 1-meter lengths in module 2, 3 or 4 and ISO quality 6 or 10. Precision pinions in ISO Q6, with low tooth counts, are designed specifically for GAM gearboxes.

Mitsubishi Electric announces Interactive Cycle Insertion screens for Renishaw GoProbe Macros
May 13, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric announces Interactive Cycle Insertion screens for Renishaw GoProbe Macros

Interactive Cycle Insertion is an icon-based programming method that lets engineers choose and customize cycles or features directly into their G-code program, through the edit screen.

Mitsubishi Electric Automation releases Integrated Machine Analytics (IMA) mobile app
May 03, 2019

Mitsubishi Electric Automation releases Integrated Machine Analytics (IMA) mobile app

The IMA mobile app offers real-time monitoring and analysis of CNC functions, and will notify the user when changes or anomalies are detected. If users have multiple CNC machines in their facility with an MTConnect compliant adapter, they can all be monitored through the app simultaneously.

AutomationDirect announces 325 frame size IronHorse cast iron worm gearboxes
February 21, 2019

AutomationDirect announces 325 frame size IronHorse cast iron worm gearboxes

These 3.25” input to output shaft distance gearboxes areavailable in ratios of 10:1, 15:1, 20:1, 30:1, 40:1, & 60:1 with outputs in left hand shaft, right hand shaft, dual shaft, and hollow shaft.

Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing releases F series and FM series of miniature thrust ball bearings
February 14, 2019

Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing releases F series and FM series of miniature thrust ball bearings

The miniature thrust bearings found in these bearing series are typically manufactured in SAE 52100 chrome steel, and are available in bore sizes as small as 2 mm and as large as 18 mm and race ODs as small as 6 mm and as large as 20 mm

igus introduces E2.1 series of energy chain
February 14, 2019

igus introduces E2.1 series of energy chain

The E2.1 series offers filling of the e-chain from the side or top, along the inner or outer radius, with a chain opener or screwdriver. In this process, one meter of the e-chain can be opened in two seconds.

ARNO USA introduces Auto Fast Change (AFC) Tool Systems for Swiss-style machining
December 10, 2018

ARNO USA introduces Auto Fast Change (AFC) Tool Systems for Swiss-style machining

The ARNO AFC comes pre-configured with built-in through-coolant capabilities. In total, there are 5 inlets for porting the coolant on the AFC tool holder block that operators can use to direct coolant flow

Beck Automation introduces BASIC IML series of two cavity machine
October 23, 2018

Beck Automation introduces BASIC IML series of two cavity machine

The basic structure of the BASIC IML system comprises a machine frame. The rapid movements are made possible thanks to the machine frame and the use of servo motors made by Beckhoff.

NUM introduces TMX series of frameless torque motors
October 02, 2018

NUM introduces TMX series of frameless torque motors

NUM is initially launching two TMX series frameless torque motors, with stator diameters of 140 mm and 291 mm, and intends growing the range in the future

Siemens introduces Optimize MyMachining /Trochoidal application for Sinumerik Edge
September 19, 2018

Siemens introduces Optimize MyMachining /Trochoidal application for Sinumerik Edge

Optimize MyMachining /Trochoidal provides users with updates for the existing NC program, optimized machining processes, and sustainability for retrofit applications using dynamic machine data and corresponding data inputs

ANCA Motion introduces LinX M-series linear motor
August 29, 2018

ANCA Motion introduces LinX M-series linear motor

The LinX M-Series is fully compatible with standard pneumatics accessories such as mounting plates, linear guides and couplings.

GAM releases GPL zero-backlash planetary gearboxes
August 29, 2018

GAM releases GPL zero-backlash planetary gearboxes

The GPL series is available in seven sizes with ratios from 36:1 to 200:1. Output options for the GPL series include a solid flanged output (GPL-F) and a hollow shaft flanged output (GPL-H).

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Automated Bulk Bag Filling solution
August 09, 2018

Sterling Systems & Controls announces Automated Bulk Bag Filling solution

This automation and process control system includes a Motor Starter Process Control Panel. Included in this control panel is an Allen Bradley PLC with discrete and analog outputs, an Allen Bradley Panel View Plus 10” color touchscreen, and custom automation software to meet the application requirements.

Hatebur introduces HOTmatic AMP 20 N cam lobe manufacturing machine
July 27, 2018

Hatebur introduces HOTmatic AMP 20 N cam lobe manufacturing machine

To date, most of the forged cam lobes are produced on the two Hatebur machines HOTmatic AMP 30 S und 20 S. The machine has a total press load of 1500 kN. The machine body has been reinforced for stability.

Makino introduces Makino D200Z 5-axis vertical machining center
July 05, 2018

Makino introduces Makino D200Z 5-axis vertical machining center

Designed with an integral chuck to maximize work-zone volume and load capacity, the D200Z accommodates workpiece sizes up to 300mm in diameter and 210mm tall with weight up to 75 kg.

GAM releases  EPR and PER Series of right angle bevel planetary gearboxes
July 02, 2018

GAM releases EPR and PER Series of right angle bevel planetary gearboxes

Featuring a spiral bevel gear input to an inline planetary gear output, the EPR and PER are available in ratios of 3:1 to 1000:1 and a wide range of sizes and configurations.

Makino announces five axis a500Z horizontal machining center
June 25, 2018

Makino announces five axis a500Z horizontal machining center

The kinematic arrangement of the a500Z minimizes the force path lengths through both the spindle as well as through the workpiece, efficiently transferring both cutting loads and reactive forces into the machine’s three point leveled bed