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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...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
KEB F6 drive controllers allow smooth, cost effective upgrade of high-bay warehouse storage and retrieval machine
KEB Automation has helped a customer in Germany convert its high-bay warehouse storage and retrieval machine from an old-generation frequency inverters to the new COMBIVERT F6 drive...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 10, 2020
Schaeffler demonstrates pioneering spirit and innovation, and is instrumental in shaping the fully-electric future of the DTM
Birmingham, UK | 11. November 2020 | At the final DTM race weekend of 2020, Schaeffler is showing what the future of the DTM will look like: it is green and ...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 26, 2020
Factors to consider when specifying brakes for theatre and stage applications
KEB has been supplying spring-applied brakes for the theatre and stage industry for more than 40 years. From deck winches and turntables, to line shaft hoists and orchestra lifts, a range of factors...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 26, 2020
Acrovision chooses high accuracy thermal imaging camera from
Acrovision, a UK-based systems integrator of factory and warehouse automation, vision inspection systems and direct part marking and identification technologies, has chosen the...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Automatic lubricators and Arcanol grease ensure conveyor motor bearings run reliably at opencast mine
Birmingham, UK | 22. October 2020 | By installing automatic lubricators for bearings on its conveyor drive motors and belt pulleys, an opencast mine in...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Factors to consider when specifying brakes for robotic applications
Industrial robots have a key role to play in manufacturing, assembly and packaging operations. Most robots today incorporate servo motors for direct drive operation – an approach that largely...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 12, 2020
New capacitive measurement system offers unrivalled performance
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has launched a new non-contact capacitive measurement system that complements its existing eddy current solution for turbo charger...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 5, 2020
The fight against fake bearings – unique data matrix codes make investigations easier
Birmingham, UK | 06. October 2020 | Counterfeit bearings are a frequent cause of personal injury and material damage to vehicles and industrial machines. The best...
   
   
   
   
Monday, September 28, 2020
Micro-Epsilon makes multi million Euro investment in new micro-mechatronics production centre to serve the semiconductor industry
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon is investing more than 10 million Euros in a production centre for micro-mechatronics at its headquarters in Germany. In the future...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
New robust, maintenance-free LED floodlights from Glamox offer high light output, long lifetime and easy installation
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has introduced a new range of LED floodlights for safe areas in marine and offshore applications. The floodlights provide high light output, durability and a long...