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Monday, January 20, 2020
Glamox supplies lighting to the world’s largest wellboat
LED lighting specialist Glamox has supplied lighting to the wellboat Ronja Storm, which is constructed by Norwegian ship technology company Havyard. In addition to being the world’s longest...
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 20, 2020
Laser profile sensor from Micro-Epsilon assists Nuclear AMRC in smart robotic grinding project for welded components
A 2D laser profile sensor from Micro-Epsilon is being used by the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing and Research Centre (Nuclear AMRC) in a project to develop a smart...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, January 16, 2020
Concrete Canvas chooses KEB drives, controllers and HMIs for new production line
By installing servo drives with integrated functional safety, HMIs and controllers from KEB Automation on its new production line, Concrete Canvas Ltd has reduced wiring installation costs and...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Schaeffler joins global hydrogen initiative
Sutton Coldfield, UK | 15. January 2020 | Schaeffler is increasing its involvement in hydrogen technology: the automotive and industrial supplier is now a steering...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Bringing thermal imaging advantages to the single point pyrometer market
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced two thermal imagers for industrial environments that are both compact and robust, offering advanced thermal...
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 13, 2020
Glamox supplies energy efficient LED lighting to RRS Sir David Attenborough
LED lighting specialist Glamox has supplied energy efficient LED lighting to the polar research vessel, RRS Sir David Attenborough...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Encoderless safety: drive-integrated safety without an encoder
What is the goal of functional safety? To minimise the risks posed by technical equipment to humans and the environment. Machine tools, for example, can endanger operators and technicians...
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 6, 2020
Marriage made simple: laser profile sensors from Micro-Epsilon enable precise alignment and positioning of vehicle instrument panels
Fully or semi-automatic assembly of instrument panels in the automotive production process require the gripper tool to precisely position the panel in accordance with th..
   
   
   
   
Monday, January 6, 2020
Better performance, less cost thanks to automatic relubrication
Sutton Coldfield, UK | 06. January 2020 | An efficient and economical lubrication concept includes not only the choice of a suitable lubricant but also the...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Micro-Epsilon non-contact laser scanners enable height measurement and presence detection of beer bottles in moving crates
Non-contact laser scanners from Micro-Epsilon are being used to quickly and reliably recognise if all the beer bottles are present and the correct type in returned crates...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, November 21, 2019
New miniature controller for inductive displacement sensors is robust, compact and reliable
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a miniature controller for inductive displacement sensors. The new induSENSOR MSC7401 controller is designed...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Micro-Epsilon extends its range of Blue Laser sensors with new higher speed, higher performance series
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its optoNCDT 1750 range of laser triangulation sensors with a new Blue Laser version for high speed displacement...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, November 7, 2019
Fetch Data Collector software from MAC Solutions allows water treatment company to view critical assets data in real-time
Industrial Data Communication and M2M specialist MAC Solutions has supplied its Fetch Data Collector software to Nordikeau, a water and wastewater treatment company based in Quebec...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Space Drive on track for high volume production
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, November 05, 2019. The automotive industry is on the brink of a radical change. New technologies such as the Space Drive drive-by-wire system and...
   
   
   
   
Monday, November 4, 2019
New miniature laser displacement sensor from Micro-Epsilon offers the best price-performance ratio on the market
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced an extremely compact laser triangulation sensor for high precision displacement, distance and position measurements....
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Schaeffler condition monitoring test rig helps ensure low maintenance costs and high train availability
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, October 29, 2019. By providing a condition monitoring test rig for inspecting train wheelsets and gearboxes, Schaeffler is helping a rail operator in Asia...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Servo gear motor from KEB ensures safe operation of mobile manipulator machine
Based in Haiger, Germany, RSH Automation has more than 20 years of experience in the development of custom automation technology. Among its activities, the company builds manipulators for engine parts for a...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Schaeffler develops and manufactures key components for fuel cells
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, October 16, 2019. The irregular availability of renewable energies requires new energy carriers and electricity storage technologies. This is the...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The show must go on: KEB automation and drive technology controls movements of new stage settings
With the help of KEB Automation, the most famous cabaret in the world has modernised its stage technology to suit the new programme ‘Le Lido Spectacle Paris Merveilles’. Founded in 1946 and located in the Avenue des...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 7, 2019
Schaeffler condition monitoring solution helps prevent unplanned downtime at a Swedish sawmill
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, October 08, 2019. Even the most reliable machines will eventually fail. The challenge for many companies is whether to keep the machine...
   
   
   
   
Monday, September 23, 2019
Supply and regeneration systems for drives: an environmental contribution that pays off
Many drive applications could benefit from the use of supply and regeneration units, whereby kinetic energy from braking or recirculating can be reused and fed back into the DC circuit through...
   
   
   
   
Friday, September 20, 2019
M-series spindle bearings from Schaeffler make main spindles more robust and durable
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 20, 2019. The performance capability and productivity of machine tools are significantly defined by the main spindle, whereas the...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Bearing solutions and dynamic motion systems for robot-based automation
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 18, 2019. Industrial robots have established themselves in the competition for efficient automation solutions for a wide variety of...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Glamox awarded long term contract with Aker BP
LED lighting specialist Glamox is pleased to announce the signing of a framework agreement with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP. The duration of the Frame Agreement is six (6) plus four (4) years...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Schaeffler SpindleSense reduces machine downtime and increases utilisation of machine capacity
SUTTON COLDFIELD, UK, September 17, 2019. The main spindle is crucial to the performance capability of the complete machine tool. It is at the heart of the machine...