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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...
   
   
   
   
Monday, June 21, 2021
Space Drive: Steer-by-wire revolutionises DTM
Birmingham, UK | 21 June, 2021 | The DTM 2021 season opener will be in Monza, Italy. Leading automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler is the official “Seriesv...
   
   
   
   
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...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, May 20, 2021
Schaeffler combines e-commerce, knowledge base and product catalogue in a single platform
Birmingham, UK | 20 May, 2021 | The integrated automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has optimised its medias online platform...
   
   
   
   
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...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Mark Dolloway appointed to the Executive Board of Directors at Schaeffler (UK) Ltd
Birmingham, UK | 18 May, 2021 | Schaeffler has announced that Mark Dolloway will join the Executive Board of Directors at Schaeffler (UK) Ltd with immediate...
   
   
   
   
Monday, May 17, 2021
Schaeffler and Siemens to cooperate on intelligent diagnostics for drive systems
Birmingham, UK | 17 May, 2021 | Electric motors drive our core industrial processes, and the rolling bearing is their central mechanical component. The...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Viktor Molnar appointed President Chassis Systems business division of the Schaeffler Group
Birmingham, UK | 12 May, 2021 | Viktor Molnar (45) will assume the management of the Chassis Systems business division at Schaeffler on June 1...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, May 6, 2021
97% reduction in waste to landfill from Schaeffler’s UK plant
Birmingham, UK | 07. May 2021 | Schaeffler (UK's) plant in Sheffield is extremely proud to have worked on the Zero Waste to Landfill Project, the aim of which is to...
   
   
   
   
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)...
   
   
   
   
Friday, April 23, 2021
Jens Schüler appointed as new CEO of Automotive Aftermarket division
Birmingham, UK | 23. April 2021 | During an extraordinary meeting, the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG has agreed the appointment of Jens Schüler...
   
   
   
   
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
Schaeffler is one of the 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders of the United Nations
Birmingham, UK | 16. April 2021 | The Schaeffler Group has been selected as one of the 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders worldwide on the occasion of the 75th...
   
   
   
   
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..
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Schaeffler receives Red Dot Design Award in two categories with OPTIME
Birmingham, UK | 15. April 2021 | The innovative condition monitoring solution OPTIME is a winner of this year’s Red Dot Design Award in two categories. A jury...
   
   
   
   
Monday, April 12, 2021
Schaeffler showcases innovations for robotics and services
Birmingham, UK | 13. April 2021 | Increasing automation and the goal of autonomous production offer considerable growth potential for Schaeffler...
   
   
   
   
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...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, March 25, 2021
Schaeffler and Flender introduce innovative and eco-friendly packing system for large size bearings
Birmingham, UK | 26. March 2021 | Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler and drive manufacturer Flender have joined forces to create a new, innovative...
   
   
   
   
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...