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Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Mills CNC chooses laser triangulation sensor from Micro-Epsilon to position and measure railway fishplates in automated machine tool inspection system
Mills CNC, a machine tool supplier based in Leamington Spa, has chosen to use a laser triangulation sensor from Micro-Epsilon in one of its bespoke machine tool automation...
   
   
   
   
Monday, September 6, 2021
KEB UK appoints Mark Checkley as Managing Director
KEB Automation has announced the appointment of Mark Checkley as Managing Director of KEB (UK) Ltd. Mark takes over the reins from Tom Skelton, who has retired after serving more than 27...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
New compact, high precision 3D sensor enables fast, reliable defect detection on shiny and reflecting surfaces
The perceived quality of smooth, defect-free surfaces is determined by the look and feel, colour and shape consistency of the surface. High quality finished surfaces are therefore a...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Glamox supplies energy-efficient, maintenance-free LED floodlights for well stimulation vessel
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has supplied energy-efficient LED floodlights for Island Patriot, a well stimulation vessel. As part of a recent renovation, the vessel’s conventional High...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 23, 2021
New LED marine navigation lights from Glamox set new standards in terms of reliability, energy efficiency and lifetime
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has launched a new family of marine navigation lights with the very latest LED and driver technology, providing users with a navigation light that is unsurpassed in...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Factors to consider when measuring thickness in battery production
Energy storage devices such as lithium-ion batteries play a crucial role in electromobility and energy transition. In order to optimise battery production...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 9, 2021
Product Lifecycle Management for automation components
When purchasing automation products, it is not only about the performance and price. Buyers should also ensure they ask suppliers how long their product will be supported and where it is in its...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 2, 2021
New laser distance sensor with IO-Link simplifies integration and commissioning in industrial automation environments
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its optoNCDT ILR2250-100 range of non-contact laser distance sensors to include a version with IO-Link, a widely used...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, July 8, 2021
KEB extends its COMBIVERT F6 range of drive controllers
KEB Automation has extended its COMBIVERT F6 range of high performance single-axis drive controllers with an even wider choice of power ratings from 2.2kW up to 450kW...
   
   
   
   
Monday, June 28, 2021
KEB servo drives selected for new hybrid mobile crushers
Austrian company Rubble Master is using COMBIVERT F6 servo drives from KEB Automation on its latest hybrid range of mobile crushers. The servo drives were selected due to their compactness...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
New short-wave thermal imaging camera is ideal for laser welding applications
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its thermoIMAGER TIM series of short-wave thermal imaging cameras with a new version that is suitable for almost all
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
E-mobility drive inverters adapt quickly and flexibly to meet the needs of commercial electric vehicles
Demand for alternative commercial vehicles is growing rapidly. In urban environments, buses, trams, municipal vehicles and light distribution trucks, will all be powered by electric energy in the...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Non-contact infrared temperature sensor offers ultra-high measuring speeds on metal and non-metal objects with a temperature of 0 to 500°C
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its thermoMETER CT series of non-contact infrared temperature sensors (pyrometers) with a new ultra-high speed...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
KEB COMBIVERT S6 servo drive takes off with Zeppelin
German airship manufacturer Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik (ZLT) relies on the COMBIVERT S6 servo drive from KEB Automation for special onboard applications on its Zeppelin NT (New Technology)...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 22, 2021
The benefits of using Safety over EtherCAT in your next machine design project
With the development of Safety over EtherCAT in PLCs and drive controllers, powerful new tools are available for machine builders to put to use in their next machine design project, which can help...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Glamox supplies energy-efficient lighting solution for new zero-emission cargo vessel
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has designed and supplied a modern, energy-efficient, LED lighting solution for Yara International’s new zero-emission container vessel, Yara Birkeland...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Top 10 questions to consider when selecting a measurement sensor
Why do sensor suppliers ask detailed questions when it comes to solving a measurement task? With different measurement technologies and thousands of...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 15, 2021
High precision 3D snapshot sensor measures geometry, shape and surface defects of objects in automated inline processes
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a new range of high precision 3D snapshot measurement sensors that are suitable for automated, inline measurement of..
   
   
   
   
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Draw wire sensor from Micro-Epsilon ensures water turbine maintains optimum efficiency
A draw wire sensor from Micro-Epsilon is performing a vital role in a water turbine control system. The sensor measures the precise position of the control vane in the turbine. Using...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
New inductive sensors are more compact and offer high accuracy and temperature stability for continuous monitoring of tool clamping position
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a range of inductive displacement sensors that monitor the clamping position in machine tools. The sensors...
   
   
   
   
Friday, March 12, 2021
Overcoming three key challenges when designing recycling and shredding machines
When designing a machine for shredding and recycling applications, many challenges need to be overcome to ensure the machine performs at a high level over many years. Three of the most...
   
   
   
   
Monday, March 8, 2021
Glamox supplies LED lighting for world’s largest floating offshore wind farm
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has been awarded a contract to supply LED lighting for the wind turbine foundations at Hywind Tampen, the world’s first and largest floating offshore wind...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
New portable gauges enable high precision, non-destructive coating thickness measurements on CFRP and metal substrates
A range of compact handheld gauges for measuring the coating or paint thickness on CFRP (carbon fibre reinforced plastic) and metal substrates is now available in the UK...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Factors to consider when choosing lighting for offshore wind energy applications
When selecting lighting for an offshore wind farm, a number of important factors should be considered, including maintenance, energy costs and quality of light to minimise downtime, says Gordon Low of Glamox...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
New compact thickness measurement gauge closes the gap between simple thickness sensor solutions and high cost dedicated systems for strip, plate and sheet materials
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has introduced a gauge for precise thickness measurements of strip materials, plate and sheet, up to 25mm thick. A complete ‘out-of-the-box’ solution...