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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...
   
   
   
   
Monday, June 8, 2020
Evonik chemicals site in Belgium chooses Human Centric Lighting from Glamox for recently renovated control room
Evonik is a global market leader in specialty chemicals. The company’s Oxeno site in Antwerp, Belgium is an onshore refinery that processes different C4 fractions. These raw materials are brought...
   
   
   
   
Monday, June 8, 2020
Greater working radius: Schaeffler gives cobots greater range with plug-and-play linear actuators
Birmingham, UK | 09. June 2020 | Industrial robots have long been established as the technology of choice when it comes to efficient automation solutions for a...
   
   
   
   
Monday, June 1, 2020
For maximum load-carrying capacity and rigidity: XZU conical thrust cage needle roller bearing and RTWH gearbox from Schaeffler
Birmingham, UK | 02. June 2020 | Today’s advanced automation and production facilities need lightweight robots (LWRs) and collaborative robots (cobots) that...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, May 28, 2020
KEB launches new spring-applied brake with reduced overall length and weight to suit disc motor applications
KEB Automation has launched a new spring-applied brake with reduced overall length and weight to suit disc motors and other applications where installation space is narrow or restricted...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Factors to consider when specifying a thermal imaging camera
The coronavirus epidemic has created a worldwide demand for infrared cameras that are able to screen humans for a fever condition. But how can you be sure the...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Machines & Controls Ltd chooses KEB drives and controllers for special purpose stone and slate cutting machines
KEB Automation has supplied a variety of drives and control equipment to a UK-based machine builder for use on special purpose cutting machines for stone tiles and roof slates. KEB provided a...
   
   
   
   
Monday, May 18, 2020
Protect your assets: new thermal imaging camera enables highly accurate human body temperature measurements in COVID-19 fever screening
Viral epidemics such as the current coronavirus (COVID-19) have created a global demand for infrared cameras that are able to screen for a fever condition in humans. Many...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Complete range of miniature controllers for inductive displacement sensors covers all application requirements
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its range of miniature controllers for inductive displacement sensors with two new multi-channel models...
   
   
   
   
Friday, May 1, 2020
Former ambassador Dr. Peter Wittig joins Schaeffler to head newly established unit Global Affairs
Birmingham, UK | 01. May 2020 | Schaeffler, the global automotive and industrial supplier, has recruited the diplomat Dr. Peter Wittig to head its newly created...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Cisco and MAC Solutions partner to enable a seamless customer IoT journey through OT and into the IT network
MAC Solutions has expanded its range of Industrial Data Communication products by becoming a Cisco Select Partner. This partnership allows MAC Solutions customers to access the entire Cisco...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 30, 2020
KEB Automation provides complete 360-degree solution for plastics injection moulding and extruder machines
When it comes to selecting drives, controls, automation systems and software for plastics machinery such as extruders and injection moulding machines, KEB Automation can provide a complete tailored...
   
   
   
   
Monday, April 27, 2020
Schaeffler subsidiary Compact Dynamics selected as exclusive FIA supplier from 2022 to 2024
Birmingham, UK | 24. April 2020 | Compact Dynamics, a Starnberg, Germany-based wholly owned subsidiary of global automotive and industrial supplier...
   
   
   
   
Monday, April 27, 2020
New confocal sensors from Micro-Epsilon enable high precision distance and thickness measurements on curved surfaces and in tight installation spaces
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has improved and updated its range of confocal chromatic sensors with two new innovative sensors, the confocalDT IFS2407-3...
   
   
   
   
Monday, April 20, 2020
New circular sensors offer extremely high colour accuracy and are suitable for use on structured and shiny, metallic surfaces
Conventional fibre optic colour sensors provide a single, bundled light beam, which is not sufficient to properly measure structured and shiny (reflective), metallic surfaces. Precision...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 16, 2020
New robust eddy current controller is designed for use with miniature
eddyNCDT 3070 is a new, powerful eddy current measurement system from Micro-Epsilon that is suitable for high precision displacement, distance, position, runout...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
New IP69(K) draw-wire displacement sensors can be customised to suit a range of high volume OEM industrial applications
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has launched a range of compact, robust draw-wire displacement sensors designed specifically for high volume OEM industrial...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
MACsec industrial Gigabit encryptor enables data security for IP devices, PLC systems and other automation and IP security equipment
The majority of industrial control systems are susceptible to cyber attacks as they continue to be designed without security in mind. Following the Industroyer malware attack, whereby these...
   
   
   
   
Monday, March 30, 2020
KEB motors and gears for every drive application
KEB Automation is seeing an increase in demand for its range of three-phase motors and geared motors. This demand is coming from a variety of industry sectors, including plastics and packaging...
   
   
   
   
Monday, March 23, 2020
Laser triangulation sensors from Micro-Epsilon measure lateral position of rail bogie wheels relative to the track in groundbreaking ActiWheel project
Laser triangulation sensors from Micro-Epsilon are being used to measure the lateral position of rail bogie wheels relative to the rail head in a groundbreaking rail traction...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Schaeffler appoints Leigh Hopkins as Country Sales Director, Industrial UK
Birmingham, UK | 17. March 2020 | Schaeffler has announced the appointment of Leigh Hopkins as Country Sales Director Industrial at Schaeffler (UK) Limited. Leigh...
   
   
   
   
Monday, March 9, 2020
New online navigation light configurator from Glamox speeds up and simplifies selection process
Finding the best navigation lights for a vessel can be time consuming and require lots of research, particularly if you don’t have any background knowledge or experience in this area. The process..
   
   
   
   
Friday, March 6, 2020
KEB secures long term product and technology supply agreement with ASEM
KEB is pleased to announce that it has secured a long term product and technology supply agreement with its historic partner for control technology, ASEM S.p.A., a leading Italian provider of digital...