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Thursday, February 15, 2024
Diamat relies on KEB drive solutions for its plastics recycling machines
In 2021 alone, Germany generated over five million tonnes of plastic waste. Companies such as Diamat Maschinenbau are required to ensure that this waste is reused sensibly and contribute to...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, February 14, 2024
Micro-Epsilon extends its high precision series of 3D snapshot sensors with larger measuring range versions
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its surfaceCONTROL range of high precision 3D snapshot measurement sensors for automated, inline measurement of...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, January 30, 2024
How sustainable is drive technology?
Lukas Schmitz, Sustainability Manager at KEB Automation, explains what sustainability means and why companies have a special responsibility towards people and nature. He also talks about the...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Two-in-one motor with integrated frequency inverter from KEB Automation
By using frequency inverters, plant and machine manufacturers can get even more out of their motors. This is because they allow universal drive machines to be operated flexibly. With this in...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, December 13, 2023
Innovative monorail vehicle uses motors and inverters from KEB Automation
Ordering a taxi or an Uber via your smartphone is a relatively simple task, but calling a train to you whenever you need it is surely impossible? A project being undertaken by the OWL University of...
   
   
   
   
Monday, December 4, 2023
Laser profile scanners for real-time quality control in automated fibre placement – research into future composite manufacturing at the University of Bristol
A research project undertaken by the Bristol Composites Institute (BCI) at the University of Bristol used laser profile sensors from Micro-Epsilon to detect defects formed during the
   
   
   
   
Monday, December 4, 2023
KEB Automation introduces a safety brake with new patented friction system
More torque, more emergency stops and increased safety. KEB Automation is expanding its product portfolio with the new COMBISTOP S1 spring-applied brake. The holding brake has a ne...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
2D/3D laser line profile scanners now offer larger measuring fields up to 788 mm wide by 610 mm deep
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its scanCONTROL LLT30xx range of 2D/3D laser line profile sensors (profile scanners) with two larger measuring fields...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 8, 2023
KEB Automation to present new open automation platform at SPS 2023
With Next Open Automation (NOA), KEB Automation is presenting a new IIoT and Edge platform for the collection, visualisation and processing of data. Use cases such as predictive maintenance...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 7, 2023
New capacitive measurement controller with integrated Profinet interface
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has further expanded its capaNCDT 62xx range of multi-channel capacitive controllers with the addition of the DT6240 controller with...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 23, 2023
New high-end sinusoidal filters protect high speed motors
The aim of the output filters of the new COMBILINE Z2 series is clear: to reduce the EMC load and therefore increase the service life of motors in machines and systems. However, there are other
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, October 17, 2023
New white light interferometer offers nanometre-accurate thickness measurements of monocrystalline silicon wafers
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has further developed its interferoMETER range of white light interferometers to include a system specially designed for non-contact...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 2, 2023
MAHLE Engine Systems chooses thicknessGAUGE from Micro-Epsilon to measure the thickness and warp of metal strip materials
MAHLE Engine Systems Kilmarnock, a supplier of aluminium tin bi-metal and sinter (copper/bronze) bi-metal coils to MAHLE Bearings plants globally, has chosen the...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Cutting, dosing and packing with safety drives
Fabian Fischer, Team Leader Application Sales at KEB Automation, explains the challenges food and packaging machinery pose for drive and automation solutions and how these can be overcome...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, September 19, 2023
H.D.Lenzen chooses inline colour measurement system from Micro-Epsilon to measure the colour of zinc-coated strip materials
H.D.Lenzen, a specialist in the surface finishing of strip materials, has chosen an inline colour measurement system from Micro-Epsilon to continuously measure the colour of zinc...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 6, 2023
Laser distance sensors reliably measure fill levels in dusty storage silos
In order to keep logistics and production processes running smoothly, it is often important to measure the precise quantity or volume of bulk goods such as plastic granules, grain...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Optimising intralogistics with AI
At its production facilities in Barntrup, KEB Automation operates an in-house transport system, AGILOX, which is designed specifically for intralogistics tasks. The AGILOX system comprises of a...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, August 16, 2023
Choosing a safe drive solution for woodworking machinery
When it comes to material, surface and solid wood processing, choosing the right drive solution for the woodworking machine is critical. As different as the requirements for the drive controllers...
   
   
   
   
Monday, July 24, 2023
KEB drive controllers monitor sub-mounted braking resistors
When it comes to absorbing short peak currents, braking resistors already mounted on the inverter are a good choice. However, when operating inverters, braking resistors can also become thermally
   
   
   
   
Monday, July 24, 2023
New true colour recognition controller offers colour space raw data output at speeds up to 500 Hz and colour evaluations up to 30 kHz
High precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its true-colour recognition CFO series with a new controller model. The existing colorSENSOR CFO100 and
   
   
   
   
Monday, July 10, 2023
A motor that makes music: KEB Automation develops patented, sensorless, field-oriented control method
A new encoderless, field-oriented control method (vector control) from KEB Automation provides users (maximum torque per ampere) with control over the entire speed range. This benefits servo
   
   
   
   
Monday, July 3, 2023
Draw-wire sensors now offer larger measuring ranges and CANopen interface
Draw-wire displacement sensors from Micro-Epsilon are used successfully in many different industries, one of the most important being mobile machinery, where the sensors...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, June 21, 2023
New laser distance sensor measures up to 270 metres with measuring frequency of 40 kHz
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has introduced a non-contact laser distance sensor that measures distances up to 270m with a resolution of 1mm. The sensor...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, June 7, 2023
New compact all-in-one confocal sensor and controller saves space and simplifies installation in production lines and machines
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its confocal sensor system portfolio with the new, innovative high performance series, confocalDT IFD2410 and the...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, June 6, 2023
KEB drive controllers make servo pumps more efficient
Performance, pump protection and high precision control without compromise – all this is provided by the servo pump control function integrated in KEB Automation’s drive controllers. In...