The SICK W4 Inox is SICK’s first stainless steel photoelectric Inox sensor with on-board Smart Tasks that can be used even in the harshest hygienic Sterilise-in-Place (SIP) and Clean-in-Place (CIP) environments. The miniature photoelectric sensor combines stainless steel-shielded durability with in-built remote sensor intelligence for the wet area of processing plants, filling lines and packaging […]
The launch of an innovative new platform for the UK’s manufacturing sector has been brought forward by nearly six months to help industry in these unprecedented times.
Artificial intelligence opens up new fields of application for camera technology and image processing. It can be used, for example, to classify fruit varieties or to identify damaged parts (e.g. apples with marks or color deviations). To cover all possible variances with classical image processing would be very time-consuming and costly. With artificial intelligence, however, […]
RK Rose+Krieger (part of the international Phoenix Mecano group of companies) have been manufacturing components for automation and machine building for over 40 years. Our extensive range of products in the fields of linear adjustment, profile technology, connecting and module technology are renowned and respected for their reliability and performance.
mk were asked to deliver a large number of conveyors to a long standing customer in a short time frame. The conveyors were needed for a plant that needs to produce up to 100 PPE masks per minute in a fully automatic process. As the demand for such plants is extremely high due to the […]
SICK has unveiled its SIG200 PROFINET Sensor Integration Gateway, the first in a family of intelligent Industry 4.0 gateways designed to work as both IO-Link Masters and small, distributed control systems in one. It makes light work of configuring localised sensor applications and, at the same time, opens up high-speed transfer of sensor status, parameter […]
Do you have problems reliably mounting cameras, lights, sensors, robotic tools etc. in your industrial application – and want a sure way of avoiding those nasty cable breaks that can cause you hours of downtime? Alrad Imaging have the solution for you via its Swivellink® mounting system. These unique mounting arrangements can save you time […]
E Preston was established by its original founder Ernest Preston, from which the company gained its name. It began with three people and only three franchises. The company quickly grew and has maintained healthy growth over the last 40 years. Now into the third generation of family ownership, the company employs 20 people and has […]
‘TouchMES’ increases production speed and efficiency; enables leaner manufacturing at lower cost Houston, Texas-headquartered forklift manufacturer Mitsubishi Caterpillar Forklift America Inc. (‘MCFA’) has implemented international supply chain solutions provider TouchPath’s ‘TouchMES’ manufacturing execution system, integrating it with the company’s ERP system to increase production capacity and support expansion, it was announced today. From its 860,000 […]
Cognex Corporation has introduced the In-Sight® D900 embedded vision system. A first-of-its kind solution, the In-Sight D900 features Cognex’s ViDi™ deep learning software inside an In-Sight industrial-grade smart camera. The self-contained system is designed to solve a broad range of complex in-line inspection applications including optical character recognition (OCR), assembly verification, and defect detection.
LEMO is the acknowledged leader in the design and manufacture of precision custom connection and cable solutions. LEMO’s high quality Push-Pull connectors are found in a variety of challenging application environments including medical, industrial control, test and measurement, audio-video and telecommunications.
Fulton is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Finch as applications engineer. Stephen joined the leading steam boiler and heat transfer specialist just as the UK government announced its lockdown measures to combat Covid-19, but that hasn’t prevented Stephen, who has a degree in mechanical engineering and background in design engineering, from absorbing himself […]