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Tamper-proof safety transponder

SICK has launched the STR1, a Transponder Safety Switch that uses non-contact RFID technology to provide highly-reliable and tamper-proof personnel protection on removable guards to PLe/SIL3, with ...



Faster liquid handling for OEM applications

Tecan has launched the Cavro Omni Flex to make it quicker and easier for manufacturers to develop instruments for advanced liquid handling applications. The Cavro Omni Flex is claimed to extend the ...


Integrated bearing solutions for wind turbines

NSK has developed double-row tapered roller bearings and cylindrical rolling bearings that are directly integrated into planetary gears found within wind turbines. In drive technology, component ...


Precise, hygienic and dynamic switching and control

Bürkert has expanded its range of electromotive process valves to include diaphragm valves. The Type 3323 shut-off valve and the Type 3363 control valve are two additions to Bürkert’s line ...


High-performance galvo scanner control

The Nmark GCL controls Aerotech's AGV series scanners, which are claimed to result in industry-leading settling times, long-term thermal stability, and micron-level tracking accuracy due to advanced ...


IO-Link sensor/actuator hub with expansion port

IO-Link actuator/sensor hubs from Balluff feature eight ports for 16 in-/outputs. They are said to allow signals from up to 16 switching sensors to be collected from a distance of up to 20m so that ...


Rugged revelation

Harting’s diversification beyond its connector ranges has continued with the launch of the MICA (Modular Industry Computing Architecture) ruggedised computer. It provides a platform for system ...



Tranberg Ex High Voltage Solutions

R. STAHL, a manufacturer of safety equipment for hazardous areas, has launched a range of Ex High Voltage Solutions for Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas, as well as for safe areas.



IoT developers kit

An IoT Learner Kit provides an end-to-end learning solution for makers, hardware and software developers and students looking to get started with IoT development and can be used in conjunction with ...



Plug-in EMC filter for WEG’s CFW100 Mini Drive

WEG has launched an easy-to-install plug-in EMC filter to enable engineers to deploy the CFW100 Mini Drive in a wider range of simple engineering applications. The CFW100 Mini Drive is said to be the ...


Flexible and safe explosion-proof motors

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS supplies explosion-protected motors worldwide. Drawing on an extensive SAP-managed modular product range, the global manufacturer is able to quickly and comfortably configure drives ...



Perfect marriage for lightweight performance

Dyneema Carbon hybrid composites are claimed to represent the next step in the evolution of carbon. The world’s strongest fibre is said to significantly improve the performance of pure carbon ...


ITI releases CADIQ version 9.1

International TechneGroup Incorporated (ITI) has introduced CADIQ 9.1, the latest edition of its CAD model validation application. CADIQ identifies model-based design issues that adversely impact ...


Delivering Industry 4.0-ready intralogistics

Festo has announced the Multi-Carrier-System (MCS), its Industry 4.0-ready linear motor track system, jointly developed with Siemens. MCS is an adaptable, modular transport solution for manufacturing ...



Ex position switch for sub-zero applications

The light and robust Ex 97 switching devices with plastic housings from steute are tested and certified according to ATEX and IECEx for use in Gas Ex zones 1 and 2, as well as dust Ex zones 21 and ...