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New Schmalz Nozzle Technology for Efficient Vacuum Generation

July 30th, 2014 · News, Pneumatic & Vacuum

Schmalz’ new eco nozzle technology has further optimized the energy efficiency of the ejectors, reducing compressed air consumption by up to 15 percent during active vacuum generation. Schmalz has also increased the suction rate by approximately 15 percent, meaning that this series can safely handle not only airtight products, but also porous cardboard. The new [...]

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Cognex introduces In-Sight Micro 1500 high -acquisition speed vision system

July 30th, 2014 · Machine Vision, News

Cognex announced the high-acquisition speed In-Sight® Micro 1500, a compact, smart-camera vision system capable of performing up to 400 inspections per second with 640×240 resolution. The new product also allows users to select resolution options for up to 200 inspections per second at 640×480 resolution and up to 150 inspections per second at 800×600.  The [...]

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Advantech launches new Touch-Panel Computer

July 30th, 2014 · Controls & Visualization

The TPC-1582H is the first in the TPC range to use Intel’s 4th Generation Core i3 processor, which provides an additional 15% increase in speed compared to 3rd Generation processors and faster also refreshes graphic images 30% faster. All of these benefits are achieved whilst maintaining low power consumption and enhanced reliability. The TPC-1582H offers a multitude of IO [...]

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MagneMotion SYNC IT matches the speed and position of external systems

July 30th, 2014 · Motion Control, News

SYNC IT allows MagneMotion’s linear synchronous motors to sync to an external system accurately matching speed in position. Sections of a system are designated for SYNC IT control allowing the end user to control the motion profile of a vehicle within that zone. SYNC IT allows MM LITE to precisely match puck speed and position [...]

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Intera 3 – The Power of Software Driving Innovation

June 26th, 2014 · News, Robotics

Intera 3 enhances Baxter’s capabilities. Intera 3 is the latest and by far the most impressive version of our revolutionary software platform for manufacturing and production applications – with twice the speed, precision, and motion quality of previous versions of the software. Watch Baxter perform machine tending tasks with the power of Intera 3 with [...]

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Rethink Robotics Introduces Intera 3

June 19th, 2014 · News, Robotics

Rethink Robotics today announced Intera 3, a major upgrade to its advanced software platform. With Intera 3, Rethink Robotics doubles the performance and expands the abilities of Baxter, one of the first human-safe robots. Rethink Robotics’ latest software makes Baxter work twice as fast, with twice the precision previously possible. Intera 3 demonstrates the power [...]

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Festo VBNF/VFOF Pneumatic Control Elements

June 4th, 2014 · Pneumatic & Vacuum

Pneumatically controlled one-way flow control valve, with stop function and manual exhaust for direct installation at the drive. The function combinations of these valves, provide high performance with minimal space requirements Fewer components thanks to function integration: faster assembly and commissioning Save costs: from ordering to logistics Up to 50% space saving Energy efficiency thanks [...]

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Mitsubishi FR-A800 The Ultimate in Inverter Technology

June 4th, 2014 · Motion Control, News

Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces the A800 All-in-One Variable Frequency Drive that is fast, dependable, easy to use, and easy to integrate and install. The A800 Series inverter combines traditional induction and permanent magnet motors into a single solution, providing high performance response and energy-efficient motor control. Because of its flexibility, the A800 can be used [...]

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Mitsubishi Electric Certifies Training Center at Gibson Engineering in Norwood, MA

April 15th, 2014 · News

In an effort to make training convenient for its customers throughout North America, Mitsubishi Electric Automation has opened a Certified Training Center at Gibson Engineering in Norwood, Mass. The training center gives customers in the Northeastern U.S. more convenient access to the same quality training, hardware and material that was previously available to them only [...]

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Achieve higher 1-D & 2-D barcode read rates

April 10th, 2014 · Identification Systems, News

Cognex software improves set up and increases 1-D & 2-D barcode read rates. Powered by the high-performance 2DMax+™ and 1DMax+™ with Hotbars™ algorithms, the advanced tuning features offered by DataMan® 5.2 software apply to all symbologies including: 1-D barcodes PDF417 codes MSI codes Aztec codes MaxiCodes QR codes Find out how new tuning capabilities bring proven, [...]

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