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Wednesday, November 24, 2021
New high resolution thermal imaging camera with Ethernet interface includes autonomous operation without external PC
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has introduced a thermal imaging camera with Ethernet interface and automatic hotspot finder function, enabling the camera to be...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 24, 2021
An introduction to feedback devices for VFD and servo applications
One issue that often arises when designing closed-loop applications is which type of feedback to use on the motors. In this article, Jeff Kardell of KEB America describes the different types of feedback...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
High Pressure Water Descaling pilot facility in steel manufacturing makes use of Micro-Epsilon thermal imaging cameras
Tata Steel is using a thermoIMAGER TIM M-1 thermal imaging camera from Micro-Epsilon with a short 1µm wavelength, as well as a thermoIMAGER TIM 400T 1500 long...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
KEB prepares for the future with a new high-bay warehouse
The KEB Automation headquarters in Barntrup, Germany is being further expanded with the construction of a new high-bay warehouse, which is being built over the next 18 months on the former...
   
   
   
   
Monday, November 8, 2021
New O-frame inline thickness measurement system for plastic strip, film and sheet materials with web widths up to 1,250mm
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its thicknessGAUGE range of inline thickness measurement systems with an O-frame version for precise thickness...
   
   
   
   
Monday, November 1, 2021
A colourful challenge for measurement technologies
Determination, measurement and detection of colours in industrial applications are complex measurement tasks. Compared to other physical quantities, it is difficult to...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, October 12, 2021
2D/3D laser profile sensors now offer larger measuring fields
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its scanCONTROL 30xx range of laser profile sensors (laser scanners) with two larger measuring fields now available. In...
   
   
   
   
Monday, October 11, 2021
Stepper motor versus servo motor: which is right for your application?
In today’s industrial marketplace, it can be challenging and confusing when choosing the correct motor for an application. As well as all the different types of motor, the information provided on ...
   
   
   
   
Monday, September 27, 2021
New laser line triangulation sensor is designed for distance measurements on shiny metallic, rough and structured surfaces
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon continues to develop and expand its already comprehensive range of laser triangulation sensors with the introduction of the optoNCDT...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
Mills CNC chooses laser triangulation sensor from Micro-Epsilon to position and measure railway fishplates in automated machine tool inspection system
Mills CNC, a machine tool supplier based in Leamington Spa, has chosen to use a laser triangulation sensor from Micro-Epsilon in one of its bespoke machine tool automation...
   
   
   
   
Monday, September 6, 2021
KEB UK appoints Mark Checkley as Managing Director
KEB Automation has announced the appointment of Mark Checkley as Managing Director of KEB (UK) Ltd. Mark takes over the reins from Tom Skelton, who has retired after serving more than 27...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
New compact, high precision 3D sensor enables fast, reliable defect detection on shiny and reflecting surfaces
The perceived quality of smooth, defect-free surfaces is determined by the look and feel, colour and shape consistency of the surface. High quality finished surfaces are therefore a...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
Glamox supplies energy-efficient, maintenance-free LED floodlights for well stimulation vessel
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has supplied energy-efficient LED floodlights for Island Patriot, a well stimulation vessel. As part of a recent renovation, the vessel’s conventional High...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 23, 2021
New LED marine navigation lights from Glamox set new standards in terms of reliability, energy efficiency and lifetime
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has launched a new family of marine navigation lights with the very latest LED and driver technology, providing users with a navigation light that is unsurpassed in...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Factors to consider when measuring thickness in battery production
Energy storage devices such as lithium-ion batteries play a crucial role in electromobility and energy transition. In order to optimise battery production...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 9, 2021
Product Lifecycle Management for automation components
When purchasing automation products, it is not only about the performance and price. Buyers should also ensure they ask suppliers how long their product will be supported and where it is in its...
   
   
   
   
Monday, August 2, 2021
New laser distance sensor with IO-Link simplifies integration and commissioning in industrial automation environments
Precision sensor supplier Micro-Epsilon has extended its optoNCDT ILR2250-100 range of non-contact laser distance sensors to include a version with IO-Link, a widely used...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, July 8, 2021
KEB extends its COMBIVERT F6 range of drive controllers
KEB Automation has extended its COMBIVERT F6 range of high performance single-axis drive controllers with an even wider choice of power ratings from 2.2kW up to 450kW...
   
   
   
   
Monday, June 28, 2021
KEB servo drives selected for new hybrid mobile crushers
Austrian company Rubble Master is using COMBIVERT F6 servo drives from KEB Automation on its latest hybrid range of mobile crushers. The servo drives were selected due to their compactness...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
New short-wave thermal imaging camera is ideal for laser welding applications
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its thermoIMAGER TIM series of short-wave thermal imaging cameras with a new version that is suitable for almost all
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
E-mobility drive inverters adapt quickly and flexibly to meet the needs of commercial electric vehicles
Demand for alternative commercial vehicles is growing rapidly. In urban environments, buses, trams, municipal vehicles and light distribution trucks, will all be powered by electric energy in the...
   
   
   
   
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
Non-contact infrared temperature sensor offers ultra-high measuring speeds on metal and non-metal objects with a temperature of 0 to 500°C
Precision sensor manufacturer Micro-Epsilon has extended its thermoMETER CT series of non-contact infrared temperature sensors (pyrometers) with a new ultra-high speed...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
KEB COMBIVERT S6 servo drive takes off with Zeppelin
German airship manufacturer Zeppelin Luftschifftechnik (ZLT) relies on the COMBIVERT S6 servo drive from KEB Automation for special onboard applications on its Zeppelin NT (New Technology)...
   
   
   
   
Thursday, April 22, 2021
The benefits of using Safety over EtherCAT in your next machine design project
With the development of Safety over EtherCAT in PLCs and drive controllers, powerful new tools are available for machine builders to put to use in their next machine design project, which can help...
   
   
   
   
Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Glamox supplies energy-efficient lighting solution for new zero-emission cargo vessel
Global LED lighting specialist Glamox has designed and supplied a modern, energy-efficient, LED lighting solution for Yara International’s new zero-emission container vessel, Yara Birkeland...