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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...
   
   
   
   
Friday, September 18, 2020
Schaeffler steps up its involvement in Rear Wheel Steering
Birmingham, UK | 21. September 2020 | Global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler is embarking on a development partnership with Robert Bosch...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Schaeffler bearing expertise is key to successful civil engineering projects
Birmingham, UK | 17. September 2020 | This year marks the 75th anniversary of Schaeffler’s plain bearings: Helmut Elges founded “Mechanische Werkstätten...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
New laser triangulation sensor offers unique combination of size, speed and accuracy for a wide range of control and automation tasks
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon continues the development of its comprehensive laser triangulation sensor range with the addition of the optoNCDT 1900...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
New white light interferometers offer a step change in measurement performance for absolute distance and thickness measurements
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has developed a completely new range of high performance white light interferometers that provide new unmatched accuracy levels in...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, August 27, 2020
High cost savings through online condition monitoring and automatic lubrication of flood pumps
Birmingham, UK | 27. August 2020 | Floods are a major challenge for many countries today. Over the last few years, the UK has suffered badly from a series...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, August 11, 2020
Schaeffler provides custom rotating direct drive motor for one of the world’s largest reflecting telescopes
Astronomers and astrophysicists researching outer space rely on high performance telescopes to closely observe galaxies far away. When looking to the stars and...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 3, 2020
Start of the DTM season: Schaeffler forges ahead with technology transfer
Birmingham, UK | July 31. 2020 | This weekend, the new season of the German Touring Car Masters (DTM) gets underway at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 3, 2020
Dr. Klaus Patzak appointed new CFO of Schaeffler AG
Birmingham, UK | July 29. 2020 | The global automotive and industrial supplier Schaeffler announced that the Supervisory Board of Schaeffler AG has appointed...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, July 23, 2020
New handheld capacitive gap measurement device from Micro-Epsilon is robust, lightweight and measures to micron accuracy
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has launched a new capacitive measuring device for mobile, high precision gap and distance measurements. Robust, lightweight and...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Drive controllers and filters minimise power losses in high speed machine tool spindles and turbo blowers
New drive controllers and motor filters for high frequency (HF) applications from KEB Automation are helping customers develop highly efficient machine concepts for turbo blowers and CNC machine...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
Online condition monitoring using SmartCheck prevents unplanned machine downtime at Schaeffler‘s European Distribution Centre
Birmingham, UK | 08. July 2020 | By installing SmartCheck condition monitoring devices on 58 critical drives, Schaeffler’s European Distribution Centre has seen a...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
COMBIVIS CONNECT provides a fast, secure remote maintenance platform for machines and automation systems
KEB Automation has introduced COMBIVIS CONNECT – a hardware and software solution that provides users with a fast, secure remote access maintenance platform for industrial machines and...