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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...
   
   
   
   
Friday, March 12, 2021
Schaeffler becomes an anchor partner for STARTUP AUTOBAHN
Birmingham, UK | 12. March 2021 | Schaeffler is a new “anchor partner” to the Stuttgart-based STARTUP AUTOBAHN innovation platform. This platform brings...
   
   
   
   
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...
   
   
   
   
Friday, March 5, 2021
Schaeffler publishes Sustainability Report 2020
Birmingham, UK | 05. March 2021 | The Schaeffler Group continues to expand its commitment in the field of climate protection – and with success: the company...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, March 4, 2021
Schaeffler closes 2020 with strong fourth quarter
Herzogenaurach | March 4, 2021 |Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler presented its results for 2020 today. The global coronavirus pandemic...
   
   
   
   
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...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Schaeffler to build state-of-the-art laboratory complex at Herzogenaurach campus
Birmingham, UK | 23. February 2021 | Schaeffler is investing around 80 million euros in a new central laboratory complex in Herzogenaurach as part of the...
   
   
   
   
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...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Pitch drive controllers from KEB play a central safety role in wind turbines
KEB Automation is seeing an increase in demand for its drive controllers, motors and brakes for onshore and offshore wind turbines. Pitch and yaw drives, pitch motors, as well as pitch and yaw...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Schaeffler starts mass production of electric motors
Birmingham, UK | 26. January 2021 | Schaeffler is now reaping the rewards of its decision to create a specific business division for electric mobility three years ago...
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 25, 2021
New laser sensor accurately measures distances to difficult surfaces or target objects up to 150 metres away
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has introduced a non-contact laser distance sensor that measures distances up to 150m with an accuracy of < ± 1mm. The sensor...
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 4, 2021
Linear actuators offer higher power density and improved energy efficiency over hydraulic and pneumatic systems
Birmingham, UK | 05. January 2021 | Global industrial and automotive supplier Schaeffler has launched the new P.ACT series of electromechanical linear...
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 4, 2021
New online application guide for offshore wind installations now available from Glamox
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has published a new online application guide for offshore wind installations, as well as a new brochure for the offshore wind energy sector...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Schaeffler adds the CONCEPT1 and CONCEPT4 to its range of lubricators
Birmingham, UK | 17. December 2020 | Manual lubrication frequently takes place too late and with too much lubricant. An automatic lubricant supply prevents...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Schaeffler OPTIME wins Industry 4.0 Innovation Award
Birmingham, UK | 15. December 2020 | The Schaeffler OPTIME condition monitoring system was only presented to the market just a few months ago and ...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
70 years old but with an entire future ahead: The cage-guided needle roller bearing from Schaeffler
Birmingham, UK | 09. December 2020 | 70 years ago, Dr.-Ing. E.h. Georg Schaeffler revolutionised bearing technology. The idea: to improve guidance of...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, December 8, 2020
Schaeffler presented with IAAF Outstanding Supplier award for its Back-On-Track pack initiative
Hereford | December 09, 2020 | The Independent Automotive Aftermarket Federation (IAAF) has awarded the global automotive and industrial manufacturer...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Active capacitive measurement system with integrated preamplifier offers flexible cable lengths up to 15m for automation, machine building and robotics
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has launched an active capacitive measurement system that incorporates a preamplifier within the sensor head to directly boost the signal...
   
   
   
   
Monday, November 23, 2020
With 95mm of range and up to 2m separation, this new compact laser micrometer offers much greater measurement flexibility
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its optoCONTROL 2520 series of optical laser micrometers with the optoCONTROL 2520-95, which provides double the...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Schaeffler introduces CONCEPT1™ single-point automatic lubricator
Birmingham, UK | 17. November 2020 | Global industrial and automotive supplier Schaeffler has launched its new CONCEPT1 single-point automatic lubricator to...