Applied Motion Products Inc. (AMP) has recently announced an alternative encoder technology for microstepping motor position verification. Available from Mclennan, AMP’s European distribution partner, capacitive encoder technology offers advantages for applications where increased durability or space savings are required.
A major milestone in the development of the UK’s first RDE test centre has been reached, after MAHLE Powertrain took delivery of a sophisticated altitude and climatic control system from Weiss. The equipment will form an integral part of MAHLE’s new RDE centre, which is set to be completed by mid-2018. The high–tech control system […]
A leading manufacturer of blow moulding machines has recently replaced its linear guides with the NH series from NSK. The move comes after the OEM received complaints about the poor service life exhibited by its previous linear guides, which are used to move the mould platens. Blow moulding machines, which are used to manufacture hollow […]
Genevac reports on special evaporative techniques for removal of solvents from oil and fat samples. Working with oils and fats can be difficult. Whether extracting and recovering additives, evaluating lipid content of foods or characterising reclaimed cooking oils before reprocessing or conversion to biofuels, oils and fats can be difficult to dry.
FLIR Systems A6260sc camera sets the standard for Short Wavelength Infrared (SWIR) cameras for science and R&D applications by combining high-speed performance with fully customizable features. Incorporating a proprietary high-resolution detector, the A6250sc camera offers improved sensitivity and linearity across the full dynamic range, making it ideal for radiometry and temperature calibrated applications.
LEMO has been supporting Rovenso, a Swiss startup, who was a finalist of the Robotics Challenge of the International Atomic Energy Agency. The event was held in Brisbane Australia. The goal of this challenge was to identify robots that will assist IAEA inspectors in carrying out their tasks. More specifically, repetitive measurement and stock identification […]
Honeycomb strain relief system from igus makes energy chain harnessing easy igus has introduced a unique strain relief system for energy chains that replaces the cable tie-wraps that are commonly used in industry. Cables and hoses are simply inserted into a honeycomb, called the CFU, and then closed. Compared to cable tie-wraps or other strain […]
Leroy-Somer, a business of the Nidec group, is preparing for the launch of new ranges at SPS IPC Drives, the Europe’s leading exhibition for electric automation, from November 14 to 16, in Nuremberg / Germany. First and foremost, Leroy-Somer will be demonstrating Commander ID300, a new integrated drive for the control of its IMfinity® induction […]
Axium Process specialises in design and fabrication of hygienic stainless steel process equipment including high-end customised stainless steel tanks, pressure vessels, mobile transfer vessels and mixing vessels manufactured complete with integrated stirring systems and CIP processes. The company, which can supply full certification packs including materials, weld maps, surface finish, non-destructive testing and Notified Body […]
SINEAX AM series for a stable and safe energy supply The SINEAX AM series from Camille Bauer Metrawatt AG is a range of compact devices for measuring and monitoring heavy current networks. The quality of the display, intuitive controls, and measurement precision are all signs of the Swiss comprehension of product quality
Within a couple of hours of Citizen Machinery UK opening its doors for the Technology Days Open House, three directors of precision sub-contractor Adams Engineering (Ilkeston) ordered a Citizen Cincom L32 –VIII sliding head turn-mill centre to increase its installed base of Citizen Machinery UK supplied machines to five. Said Managing Director Robert Roberts: “We […]
New white paper from Pryor reveals how manufacturers can verify the quality of part marks to optimise inventory control and asset tracking processes. With inventory control and asset tracking more important than ever across the manufacturing sectors, the world-leading marking, identification and traceability specialist Pryor has published a free white paper, which explains how manufacturers can […]