Automation Equipment

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New automatic lubrication system unveiled by SKF

SKF's new range of single-point automatic lubricators is designed to provide an easy, reliable and cost effective way for users to deliver a continuous supply of quality lubricant to plant machinery ...


UHV true-absolute optical encoder is 'world's first'

Said to be the first in the industry, Renishaw's new RESOLUTE range of ultra-high vacuum (UHV) encoders is designed to offer true-absolute position feedback, sub-micron accuracy and resolutions to ...



Unit combines flow transmitter and pulse divider

Burkert's new Type 8022 combines the functions of flow transmitter and pulse divider into a single device, which offers both current and pulse output alternatives and gives users the choice of ...






Easy, reliable connection over PROFINET

Brad HarshIO PROFINET I/O Modules with Fast Start-up (FSU) technology to start and operate the module in less than 500ms, are now certified by the PROFIBUS Nutzerorganisation in accordance with ...



New ‘type 2’ circuit breaker

E-T-A Circuit Breakers has introduced a modified, automatically-reset thermally-activated circuit breaker – a 'type 2' version holding 100% rated current continuously in accordance with SAE J553.



The stepper motor that CAN

A new five-phase stepper motor with encoder, built-in driver and CANOpen interface has been launched by Sanyo Denki and is available in the UK from EAO.


Converters protect automation components

Weidmüller's serial/Ethernet converters are equipped with one or two serial ports and make it simple to integrate practically all serial terminal devices in existing Ethernet structures.



Small robot for sterile environments

The new VP-G2 Sterile Robot, which has been developed by DENSO for sterile cleanroom environments, is now available from AA Robotics. With a maximum payload of 2Kg this small robot has been ...




Seals help detect contamination

The A4941 from Allegro MicroSystems Europe is a three-phase, sensorless, brushless DC motor driver IC designed for fan and blower applications in the white goods and office automation sectors.




Motion controller with Ethernet

Galil Motion Control has introduced the DMC-41x3 motion controller series which it says offers a number of enhancements compared to the prior Econo controllers. Features include Ethernet 100Base-T, a ...