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Absolute type AZ Series stepper motor driver with EtherCAT from Oriental Motor
22 November 2017

Oriental Motor now sells a DC-input AZ Series Multi-Axis Drivers with built-in EtherCAT communications. These are based on closed-loop absolute-type AZ Series driver. The AZ Series Multi-Axis Drivers with EtherCAT is a space saving, DC input, multi-axes controller and driver designed for applications demanding 2 or more axis of control and integrating EtherCAT communications from […]

USB 3.0 cable assemblies rated for 10,000 flex cycles
22 November 2017

L-com Global Connectivity announced today that it has introduced a new series of high-flex USB 3.0 cable assemblies for use with PC peripheral interconnects, data acquisition, test and measurement and portable data storage applications. These new USB 3.0 high-flex cables are rated for 10,000 flex cycles, making them ideal for applications where standard USB 3.0 […]

Oriental Motor MDP Series axial fans now with IP68 protection
22 November 2017

Oriental Motor now sells IP-reclassified fans — MDP Series axial fans from IP55 to IP68 degree of protection. The MDP Series axial fans are now suitable in locations prone to water splashing under IP68 classification. The MDP Series also includes a stop sensor that outputs a signal when the fan stops. IP68 protection prevents ingress

Nine manufacturers achieve perfect scores on HRC’s Corporate Equality Index
09 November 2017

The Human Rights Campaign Foundation has released its Corporate Equality Index 2018, which rates workplaces on LGBTQ equality issues, and nine industrial component manufacturers have earned perfect 100% scores. “It’s no surprise that many top-scoring businesses are also top-performing businesses. They know that creating inclusive workplaces and communities where their employees can thrive is an

CLPA passes significant milestone as membership passes 3,000
09 November 2017

Summer 2017 has seen the global footprint of CC-Link IE and CC-Link reach a new high, with the number of CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) member companies passing 3,000. With this surge in members, CLPA is helping to drive the digitalization of manufacturing which is central to the goals of IIoT and Industry 4.0. Furthermore, double-digit

AutomationDirect adds Affordable Cloud Enabled Remote Access
09 November 2017

Remote access with cloud data logging options has been added to AutomationDirect’s line of industrial communications products. STRIDE SiteLink provides secure access over the “industrial internet” to remotely connect to monitor and troubleshoot multiple field devices. SiteLink easily and affordably cloud enables any Ethernet-ready device. The SiteLink platform consists of three types of VPN routers

Fixture Plates and Why You Should Use Them
03 November 2017

Machining parts is easy… work-holding is the hard part! Fixturing, part setups, and work holding is a never ending skill. Any time I have the chance to tour a factory, walk a trade show, or talk shop with another machinist, I try to learn as much as possible about workholding. There are countless creative uses

Slewing ring bearing from igus for equipment monitoring
02 November 2017

Slewing rings from igus are used in applications that handle high cycle speeds and loads, including control desks, welding equipment, indexing tables and chainsaws. Therefore, the slewing rings need to be extremely durable and reliable. iglide slewing ring bearings from igus have plastic sliding elements between aluminum or stainless-steel inner and outer bearing rings. These […]

New Low-Cost Linear Position Sensors from POSITAL
02 November 2017

POSITAL has extended its range of LINARIX linear position sensors with new low-cost versions of these rugged and versatile industrial measurement tools. The new products make use of compact, inexpensive plastic draw wire assemblies in place of the metal components used in earlier models. They are ideal for monitoring the linear position of components in

Opto 22 enhances groov Industrial Edge Appliance with OPC-UA drivers for Allen-Bradley and Siemens PLCs, plus MQTT
24 October 2017

Industrial automation manufacturer and Industrial Internet of Things tools developer Opto 22 today announced a new version of groov, embedding key IIoT technologies MQTT and OPC-UA drivers directly into its industrial edge appliance. Added to the groov View software for web and mobile visualization, and the open-source Node-RED development environment, the new release offers engineers,

Can smart technology combat the food crisis?
24 October 2017

British scholar Thomas Robert Malthus once predicted that the world’s population would outgrow the rate of food production. While things have changed in the two centuries since, population projections indicate that we remain set for a global food crisis. But technology could offset the crisis. Thomas Malthus’ theory, which has since come to be known

Liquid analyzers deliver the data
24 October 2017

The analyzers will help your design meet data compliance needs. The precision accuracy and reliability of the family of modular S80-T80 Liquid Analyzers delivers consistent data for a range of global, regional and local quality, environmental, safety and other certifications, as well as government regulatory operational compliance needs. All S80-T80 Analyzers are approved and certified

Power distribution blocks reduce costs and improve safety
23 October 2017

The design of the IP 20 Power Distribution (WPD) Blocks incorporates finger safety and offers reduced installation cost, when compared to conventional terminal blocks, by joining individual blocks to create small bus modules in the control cabinet. The new compact, single bus modules have the ability to manage multiple load connections from one to nine

Safety valve for machine guarding
23 October 2017

The safe operation of machinery is always a priority. The M35 Series safety exhaust (dump) valve is for Category-4, PL e machine guarding applications. The safety function of the valve is to shut off supply of pneumatic energy and to exhaust any pneumatic energy from downstream of the valve. The M35 Series double valve includes

Sensor delivers linear position feedback and takes up minimal space
23 October 2017

With the Internet of Things requiring sensors on nearly everything, situations arise that could use a sensor, but the space available for one is minimal. The BIP04 Compact Inductive Linear Position Sensor, however, delivers accurate, continuous linear position feedback over a 17 mm range, in a compact form factor.  The BIP04 is for position feedback

Webinar: Industrial Ethernet technology redefined: One Cable Automation delivers power and data with one cable – November 29
23 October 2017

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 11:30am EST / 8:30am PST     One of the biggest challenges for modern industrial automation solutions is the demand to deliver high performance on one hand with low installation cost and easier maintenance on the other. The latest industrial Ethernet innovation from Beckhoff combines ultra-fast EtherCAT communication and industrial-grade power

SenSet™ Field Programmability Trademarked by Alliance Sensors Group a div of H.G. Schaevitz LLC
20 October 2017

Alliance Sensors Group is pleased to announce its “SenSet™ Field Programmability” technology is now a standard feature in its LR, LRS, LV, MR-7, SS-7, MHP-7 and ME-7 linear position product lines. SenSet™ allows a user to perform a field calibration to adjust for mechanical tolerance variations with the ease of pushing a button or grounding

New Spiral Chutes from Dorner Provide a Gentle, Economical Way to Move Product Down to a Lower Level
20 October 2017

Gravity has never been more useful! The new Spiral Chutes from Dorner are an economical way to gently move product down to a lower level…with gravity doing all the work. As product enters the Spiral Chute, gravity takes over to safely slide packages down to the lower level. Spiral Chutes’ patent-pending stair step design ensures

Pepperl+Fuchs’ Acquisition of ecom Expands Its Portfolio of Industry 4.0 Solutions
20 October 2017

Pepperl+Fuchs purchased ecom instruments of Germany in late 2016. The integration of ecom’s cell phones, 4G smartphones, and tablets into Pepperl+Fuchs’ intrinsically safe product portfolio adds to a comprehensive range of products that cover all aspects of electrical explosion protection. “In addition to an expanded product portfolio, we can see new opportunities arising along our

Moxa Releases IIoT Gateway Starter Kit With Amazon Web Services (AWS) Support Built In
16 October 2017

To serve the needs of system integrators and engineers developing applications for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Moxa has launched the IIoT Gateway Starter Kit, which includes built-in support for Amazon Web Services (AWS). This data-acquisition-ready kit provides a reliable ready-to-use platform that simplifies development of IIoT solutions by providing all the essentials needed