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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Consider sensorless closed loop control to give your machine a competitive advantage
While feedback devices may be the usual choice for control of motors, sensorless closed loop control can provide design engineers and machine builders with the ability to add value and a competitive...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Ex-protected FX60 LED floodlights from Glamox offer a longer life, lower maintenance and reduced power consumption
Lighting solutions specialist Glamox has launched a range of Ex-protected LED floodlights for Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas. The floodlights offer an extremely long rated life of 100,000 hours at an...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Glamox extends its TX65 range of multi-purpose LED area lights with new mounting and voltage options
Lighting solutions specialist Glamox has extended its TX65 range of powerful, lightweight, explosion-proof (Ex de) multi-purpose LED area lights with new mounting and voltage options. In addition to the...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
The suspense is at an end with new floating railway in Wuppertal
To enable passengers to travel faster and in greater comfort and safety, Wuppertal City Works is investing 122 million euros in 31 new modern trains for its Suspension...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, January 24, 2019
New compact 12mm diameter confocal sensor enables high resolution distance, position and thickness measurements in OEM production applications
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has launched a compact confocal chromatic displacement sensor that offers outstanding value for money and high accuracy, enabling...
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 07, 2019
Milestone for autonomous driving: Schaeffler to showcase “Space Drive”
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, January 08, 2019. According to United Nations forecasts, two thirds of the world’s population will be living in cities by 2050. To provide personal...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, January 03, 2019
Schaeffler start-up to present near-production Bio-Hybrid at CES 2019
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, January 04, 2019. Bio-Hybrid GmbH, a company belonging to the Schaeffler Group, will present the near-production Bio-Hybrid – a new, modern form...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
E-mobility is the innovation driver for Schaeffler
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, December 20, 2018. Electric mobility is one of the key forward-thinking topics at CES 2019. Automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler predicts that...
   
   
   
   
Monday, December 17, 2018
CMBlu and Schaeffler cooperate in the development and industrialisation of organic redox flow batteries as large-scale energy storage systems
ALZENAU, HERZOGENAURAUCH, December 18, 2018. CMBlu Projekt AG and Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG have announced the signing of a joint development agreement (JDA) to cooperate in the production...
   
   
   
   
Monday, December 17, 2018
Compact servo drives provide high overload, real time control and integrated functional safety for demanding applications
KEB Automation is seeing an increase in demand for its COMBIVERT S6 range of high performance servo drives for a wide range of automation applications including robotics, materials handling, food...
   
   
   
   
Friday, December 14, 2018
New compact high resolution confocal sensor enables cost effective distance, position and thickness measurements in OEM production applications
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its range of confocal chromatic displacement sensors with a new compact sensor that offers outstanding value for money...
   
   
   
   
Friday, December 14, 2018
Dual drive provides comfort and driving pleasure
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, December 17, 2018. The start of volume production of Schaeffler’s transmission for electric drives marks a milestone for the E-Mobility...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Schaeffler introduces GS1-standard data matrix codes and a 100% rate of return for reconditioned axlebox bearings
The serialised marking of axlebox bearings according to the GS1 standard is now becoming the standard within the sector. Schaeffler has made the relevant...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
Top five factors to consider when selecting a drive controller for highly automated, safety-oriented machines
When choosing a drive controller for highly automated process plant and machines, a number of factors should be considered, including functional safety, real time communications, ease of...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, December 11, 2018
OT security – are you ready?
In today’s connected world, with the Industrial Internet of Things and increased adoption of industry 4.0, businesses must deal with more and more connected devices. Security is key to...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, December 06, 2018
Schaeffler acquires Elmotec Statomat GmbH
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, December 06, 2018. Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler has concluded a contract to acquire Elmotec Statomat Holding GmbH...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, December 06, 2018
New generation of TAROL axlebox bearings: optimised design offers shorter mounting times and lower frictional torques
Safe and cost effective operation in rail applications begins with the mounting process. This is where Schaeffler’s optimised FAG TAROL tapered roller bearing units for...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The importance of choosing the right filter to suit your measurement application
When selecting sensors for displacement, position, distance and profile measurement tasks, engineers should consider the various types of sensor filtering...
   
   
   
   
Monday, December 03, 2018
First ZF wind turbine gearboxes equipped with a Schaeffler cloud connection go into operation
ZF Friedrichshafen and Schaeffler are collaborating to develop new solutions for predicting the operating life of wind turbine gearbox components based on the actual...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 28, 2018
Versatile monitoring for rotor bearings: critical operating conditions identified, bearing damage prevented and operating costs reduced
How can typical rolling bearing damage in wind turbines, particularly in wind turbine rotor bearing supports, be identified early and even prevented altogether? Schaeffler...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
Rail 4.0: Schaeffler and ZF announce rail condition monitoring collaboration
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, November 22, 2018. To coincide with InnoTrans 2018, Schaeffler and ZF signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate between the...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Schaeffler and Perpetuum plan a flat rate for axlebox bearings
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, November 15, 2018. Schaeffler AG and Perpetuum, a remote condition monitoring systems specialist in the rail sector, plan to revolutionise...
   
   
   
   
Monday, November 12, 2018
FAG Black Series radial insert ball bearings and housing units are robust, reliable, low maintenance and easy-to-mount
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, November 13, 2018. Schaeffler has seen an increase in demand for its FAG Black Series of housing units, which are manufactured to Japanese Industrial...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Glamox supplies lighting to Martin Linge Floating Storage and Offloading vessel in the North Sea
As part of a major conversion project, lighting solutions specialist Glamox has supplied a variety of LED lighting to the former shuttle tanker Hanne Knutsen, which is now operating on the Martin Linge...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 06, 2018
Predictive maintenance of rail traction motors using depot-based vibration monitoring on underfloor wheel lathes
Ian Pledger, Service Engineer at Schaeffler UK, describes the results of a series of studies involving depot-based condition monitoring of railway traction motors using...