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Rollon – R-Smart Linear Actuators for Long Strokes and High Loads

February 24th, 2015 · Motion Control, News

A reliable, low-cost alternative to shop-built automation devices, Rollon’s new 220 mm R-Smart linear actuator is ideal for large industrial gantries requiring long strokes and high load capacities.  The R-Smart consists of a reinforced polyurethane-toothed belt drive with steel inserts, an anodized 6060 aluminum bearing profile and recirculating ball rails. Because the rails are positioned […]

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Advantech UNO-2000 Series Embedded Automation Computers

February 24th, 2015 · Controls & Visualization, News

UNO_2000_Series of fanless highly ruggedized Embedded Automation Computers include an embedded operating system (Windows CE, Windows XPE, WE37, WE38, Linux-Embedded). They also include Advantech iDoor technology wihich supports automation feature extensions such as industry fieldbus communication, Wi-Fi/3G, digital I/O, including Palm, Small, and Regular-size form-factors. UNO real-time Ethernet modules are equipped with daisy chain capabilities making […]

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Mitsubishi GOT Simple HMI

February 24th, 2015 · Controls & Visualization, News

The new range of GS HMIs from Mitsubishi Electric are a cost-effective series offering a simple and flexible entry-level option for newcomers to the world of machine visualization. Besides all the standard basic functions, it also includes additional ones such as data logging, FA transparent mode and operator authentication. The FA transparent function allows access […]

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WAGO 757-801 Bluetooth Module

January 26th, 2015 · Controls & Visualization, News

The new 757-801 Bluetooth Module (RS-232, IP67) provides reliable and wireless data transmission for more efficient automation applications – no matter whether it is for operation in normal or harsh environmental conditions. The Bluetooth Module allows you to wirelessly connect the WAGO-I/O-SYSTEM 750 with any external Bluetooth devices. The fully encapsulated 757-801 Module (IP67) also […]

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Mitsubishi MC Works 64 Advanced SCADA Featuring 3D Graphics

January 26th, 2015 · Controls & Visualization, News

MC Works64 is a powerful, 64-bit, Web-enabled, OPC HMI/SCADA suite. MC Works64 takes full advantage of the convergence of 64-bit-based computing machinery, the release of new Microsoft operating systems (Windows 7, 8, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008) and the growing customer demand for engaging three-dimensional graphic visualization of business processes. MC Works64 is an advanced 64-bit […]

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Numatics APP – Cylinder Sizing & Conversion Tools in the Palm of Your Hand

January 26th, 2015 · News, Pneumatic & Vacuum

Numatics has introduced a mobile application for iPhone and Android Devices. The application, available by searching “Numatics” within either the Apple App or Google Play store, allows the user to download the mobile app at no charge. The Numatics mobile app features the Numatics Actuator Sizing Tool, which enables customers to accurately calculate the optimum product for their […]

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MagneMotion QuickStick HT

January 26th, 2015 · Motion Control, News, Safety/Frames/Conveyors

Designed to bring power and speed to heavy loads QuickStick HT fast precise transport for heavy loads The QuickStick HT is designed to provide fast, precise transport for heavy loads up to thousands of kilograms. This robust motor is based on MagneMotion’s patented Linear Synchronous Motor (LSM) technology. Available in one meter and half meter […]

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Enter to win an In-Sight 7000 for Your Manufacturing Line

January 26th, 2015 · Machine Vision, News

Get the benefits of autofocus, flexible lighting and smart tools at no cost The completely integrated In-Sight® 7000 feature autofocus, fast image capture, integrated lighting and lens with powerful vision tools for inspection, color, OCR applications and more. You can also power and control a range of external lighting — all in a compact, industrial […]

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Rethink Robotics Announces $26.6 Million Series D Round of Financing

January 8th, 2015 · News, Robotics

New Investors GE Ventures and Goldman Sachs Bring Cumulative Investment to $100 Million GE Ventures is the venture capital arm of General Electric, one of the largest and most iconic manufacturing companies in the world. Goldman Sachs is a recognized leader in the financial services and investment banking industry.  As investors, these companies add to […]

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Rollon Self-aligning Compact Rails

January 8th, 2015 · Motion Control, News

Controlling misalignment in linear movement systems Rollon has created a compact rail with intrinsic and highly effective self-alignment properties. The bearings in the sliders move over rails with different cross sections (U, K, T).  Which, when combined, absorb the misalignments in the installation surface by providing sliding elements with enough freedom of movement to find the correct parallelisms […]

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