Ethernet POWERLINK becomes the 17th industrial network to be included in the Anybus® X-gateway™ offering. The new gateways enable system integrators and machine builders to connect POWERLINK-systems to any other fieldbus or industrial Ethernet network. Ethernet POWERLINK is an industrial Ethernet network originating from the Austrian automation company B+R, established as a leading network for […]
To understand growing customer needs, Cold Jet – the worldwide leading manufacturer of high performance, reliable dry ice cleaning and production equipment – developed the new R1000H pellet-to-slice reformer. Built by combining technologies of the SL1000H slice maker and R3000 reformer, the R1000H pellet-to-slice reformer is equipped with numerous technological innovations and is designed to […]
Noted Researcher, Educator, and Leader is First Addition to Board since IPO TROY, Mich., April 19, 2018 – Dean Mary C. Boyce has accepted an appointment to the Altair (Nasdaq:ALTR) Board of Directors. She is Dean of The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University in the City of New York, […]
Based on a radial flow technique, Titan Enterprises turbine flowmeter range provides the ideal way for accurately measuring the flow of low viscosity liquids. Classic turbine flowmeters use propeller type turbines in a closed circular conduit. The turbine is mounted on low friction bearings and its rotation is detected through the chamber wall by one of […]
Christian Grunert Appointed Head of Optical Coatings Department Christian Grunert has been appointed Director of Production for Laser Optics at LASERCOMPONENTS. The 37-year-old engineer succeeds Uwe Schallenberg, who has been working in thin-film coatings since 1977 and served as head of this key department since 2014.
FLIR Systems has published an application note that describes how IntelliView, a Canadian specialist video analytics company, developed a smart camera solution based on a FLIR thermal camera to remotely automatically monitor oil pump stations for leaks.
Ultra slim device guarantees 5kV isolation and 8.0mm creepage and clearance distances Düsseldorf, Germany, 19 April 2018 – Toshiba Electronics Europe today announced the launch of a new gate driver photocoupler housed in a low-profile SO8L package. The TLP5832 delivers 2.5A peak output current (IOPH,IOPL) and can directly drive medium-class IGBTs and MOSFETs in applications such as […]
COPA-DATA presents new versions of its automation and reporting software with zenon 8.00 and zenon Analyzer 3.20. Users will benefit from a number of performance improvements, extensive functionality for smart factories and energy distribution, as well as new predictive analytics calculations. As well as module and industry-specific extensions, the focus of this year’s release is […]
Digitize, or get left in the dust? That’s the pivotal question facing today’s factories, logistics centers and power stations. Industry 4.0 is fast becoming the new standard, and that means change. IT and machinery manufacturing are converging, new business models are popping up like mushrooms, and AI is making its way into factories. And everything […]
In the two months prior to the MACH exhibition [February and March] XYZ Machine Tools recorded its two best-ever months for machine orders. This may have indicated that customers were pre-empting MACH and getting their orders in early, but this wasn’t the case with the exhibition delivering exceptional sales and enquiries. All of which continues […]
Small-scale manufacturers are in ‘critical danger’ of losing out to their competitors unless they adapt quickly to the changes sweeping their industries, a supply chain expert has warned. Lucy Pamment, product manager at supply chain technology specialist Access Group, has branded many of the discussions around Industry 4.0 ‘unhelpful’ for SMEs, who have yet to […]
The Cherifian Office for Phosphates enjoys a privileged position in the industrial history of Morocco. Set up in 1920 for the activity of mining and rock processing, OCP has become important over time up the entire value chain, from the production of fertilizers to that of phosphorc acid, via the production of byproducts. It is […]
Visit BLOCK at Hannover Messe 2018, Hall 13, stand C34 BLOCK, a global leader in the field of power supply interfacing, announces the introduction of its PowerCoil edgewise winding technology which provides unprecedented variability in the design of inductive wound products.
LASER COMPONENTS has announced that its cost-effective SAH series of avalanche photodiodes is now available in an M1 package. This is the smallest available SMD housing, at only 2mm x 1.4mm. Optimised for wavelengths of 850nm and 905nm, these components are mainly designed for range finding applications in which larger detectors cannot be installed due […]
Edinburgh-based manufacturer, Vert Rotors, introduces a new, portable micro-compressor that will allow manufacturers to deliver incredibly high levels of compressed air wherever and whenever they need it. It also overcomes a common health and safety issue within the industry by operating quietly enough to prevent damage to employee hearing.
Tackling climate change and protecting the environment is a hot topic in the plastics industry today. Pressure is mounting on plastics processors to carefully consider what equipment to invest in for the future, where energy efficiency and clean manufacturing is becoming even more important. It is clear that electric vehicles are gradually taking centre stage […]
Bodycote, the world’s largest provider of heat treatment and specialist thermal processing services, announces that it has signed a 15-year contract with Rolls-Royce’s Civil Aerospace business. The contract is expected to be worth over £160 million in incremental revenues over the 15-year period. Sales will ramp up over the next five years.
Behind the buzz of the industrial internet of things and smart factories is a convenient and cost saving software quietly helping factories move towards industry 4.0
Engineering and steel fabrication business, ECS Engineering Services, has appointed Gary Cormack, to the board of directors. Gary will also fill the role of Managing Director while he helps steer the business through its next period of growth. Gary has significant leadership and board level experience, including working as Trading Director for Boots.
Stratasys 3D printers and materials provide extremely high levels of strength, durability and thermal properties to power missions to deep space Variant of new Stratasys Antero™ 800NA, PEKK-based material offers electro-static dissipative (ESD) functionality for advanced mechanical, chemical, and thermal properties
In Celebration of Earth Day, NPE2018 Shares its Plans to Divert Show Floor and Food Waste April 17, 2018 – Washington, D.C. — The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS), producers of NPE2018: The Plastics Show, today announced a 100-percent waste diversion goal for this year’s NPE, which will welcome more than 65,000 plastics professionals to the […]
TR Fastenings (TR) was recently presented with a “preferred supplier award” from its key global customer Flex (formerly Flextronics) in recognition of a long and successful business relationship. Flex provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes and industries. The award recognises TR’s strategic supplier status […]
Global fastenings manufacturer and distributor TR Fastenings (TR) has responded to a growing trend in the automotive market by training members of its quality team to be fully certified VDA 6.3 auditors. The certification means the team can now assess suppliers and supplier products against the standard, which is increasingly being used throughout the automotive […]
X-Ray Fluorescence machine ensures compliance with RoHS legislation As part of TR Fastenings (TR)’s continuous commitment to environmental legal compliance, the firm uses a world-class X-Ray Fluorescence spectrometer to conduct checks. This sophisticated machine enables TR to go beyond basic testing to ensure consistent legal compliance. The spectrometer checks incoming products for traces of hazardous elements, […]
Accreditation register is used by buyers in the defence, aerospace and security sectors TR Fastenings has retained level 2 status in the Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register (JOSCAR), a database of firms that have undergone accreditation to prove they have the systems in place to supply to the aerospace, defence and security industry. The JOSCAR […]