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Batch controller for flowmeters

Titan Enterprises’ batch controller, Metra-Batch, is specifically designed for flowmeters or machinery with pulse or frequency outputs.


World's most powerful synchronous drum motor

Automation firm Interroll has launched a powerful synchronous drum motor for belt conveyor systems. The motor has an output of up to 1.1kW, torque up to 100Nm and allows for belt speeds up to 3.34m/s.




AMP stepSERVO now available with EtherCAT

AMP (Applied Motion Products) has launched EtherCAT communications versions of its StepSERVO closed loop stepper technology products. The range covers three EtherCAT network intelligent drives with ...



Low-cost robots simplify complex tasks

RS Components has launched the easily programmable R12 and R17 benchtop robots. The robots are claimed to be capable of undertaking complex tasks, including product testing, sample handling, parts ...


Multi-coloured light effects

Murrelektronik has released a version of its EMERGENCY STOP button with an illuminated RESET button in the housing. The device can be integrated into the installation into electronic installations ...


High load bearings for ball screw drives

NSK now manufactures its BSBD series of axial angular contact ball bearings in its HPS standard for high precision bearings. HPS (High Performance Standard) means these new bearings offer higher load ...


Food safe PowerGear gearboxes

Drive Lines has released a food safe version of its PowerGear spiral bevel gearbox manufactured by MS Graessner. It has a gear housing coated with Duralloy-TDC (thin dense chrome), a material which ...


Compact rotation module for tight spaces

Motion plastics specialist igus has developed a compact rotation module (CRM), which revolves around its own axis, even in confined spaces. As with all rotary energy chain systems from igus, the CRM ...



Insulated bearings for inverter motors

NSK has developed a range of ceramic-coated bearings for use in general industrial machinery applications. These insulated bearings have been designed to help support the growing adoption of ...


iglidur A181 food and packaging bearing material

Motion plastics specialist igus has announced that its iglidur A181 material can now be ordered online in more than 110 dimensions up to 50mm diameter, with or without flange, with no minimum order ...


5-axis articulated arms available pre-assembled

igus is offering its robolink D 5-axis articulated arms as an assembly kit consisting of arm, motor and gearbox, or now as a ready-to-connect articulated arm, enabling machine and system builders to ...





IP67 DeviceNet I/O Module with full M8 connectivity

Molex has introduced the Brad DeviceNet HarshIO M8 Modules, claimed to be the first on the market to come fully ODVA conformance tested and approved. Offering full M8 connectivity for power, I/O and ...




Robot dispensing systems to boost productivity

Amada Miyachi Europe offers a range of robot dispensing system options that can be fully customised for use in the automotive, electronics and solar cells, information technology and multimedia, ...


Smart solution for remote harsh environments

IoT and M2M expert GTT Europe, has developed a smart solution for outdoor applications requiring positioning data or a precise time reference. The outdoor IP67 GPS/GNSS antenna is a robust industrial ...