Control & Automation

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Parker unveils precision hydraulics controllers

The Electronic Controls Division of Parker Hannifin will unveil a number of products from its IQAN portfolio at bauma 2016. Parker’s IQAN products are claimed to enable robust, reliable and simple ...


Tough on the outside, tough on the inside

Festo’s DFPI-NB3 linear actuator is claimed to be exceptionally tough, delivering high performance over long periods due to its integrated displacement encoder and optimised piston rod guide.


Incremental encoder for low speed applications

ROTALINK has released an incremental dual channel encoder which is available across its range of modular brushed DC motors and gearboxes and is suitable for numerous low speed positioning ...



Antibacterial material for medical applications

Igus has released a plain bearing material developed specifically for medical and laboratory applications. Called iglidur AB, igus claims that the material has undergone rigorous antimicrobial ...


Industry 4.0 ready drivesystems

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has launched its ‘NORD 4.0 READY’ scalable electrical drive systems and software to cover the full spectrum of tasks, from simple actuators to complex networked systems. These ...



IE3 motors from 0.12kW

NORD DRIVESYSTEMS has expanded its IE3 premium efficiency motor range to include smaller motor powers. Available as an alternative to its IE2 motor range, the smaller IE3 portfolio with rated power ...


Accurate and reliable roller screw

ABSSAC’s satellite roller screw can be used to transform rotary movements into linear movements or vice versa. Using precision, load bearing, rollers instead of ball bearings in the nut housing is ...



Simplified programming increases productivity

Yaskawa has integrated POWERLINK into its DX200 robot controller, making it possible to incorporate Motoman robots into machine automation systems. This is claimed to simplify the programming of ...



Vector control drive for multi-pump solutions

Delta has expanded its line of AC motor drives with the CP2000 Series, which is designed for the intelligent control of air blowers, water pumps, and other HVAC or general-purpose motor applications.





Compact precision planetary flanged gearboxes

Bonfiglioli has released the TQF series of precision planetary flanged gearboxes which are claimed to feature high torsional stiffness, tilting moment and compactness. The series is suitable for use ...


Ultra-high torque 22ECT brushless slotless motor

Portescap has introduced the latest addition to its Ultra EC mini motor platform, the 22ECT brushless motor, designed specifically to deliver ultra high torque in a compact size. With the unique coil ...


Line scanning accessory for spot pyrometers

Fluke Process Instruments has introduced the SpotScan line scanning accessory for its range of spot pyrometers. Compatible with the Endurance, Marathon, and Modline 5 and Modline 7 Series of infrared ...



Accurate, fast and convenient nanopositioning

Queensgate had released the NPC-D-5200; a digital controller for use with the company’s closed loop piezo actuators and stages. The controller incorporates a precision capacitive measurement circuit ...



High speed, precision control

Bürkert claims that its Type 3360/3361 electromotive seat valves offer a complete process control valve that sets new standards with respect to performance, reliability and cost-effectiveness. ...


Pilot valves for tough, harsh environments

Festo has launched the VOFD, a robust pilot valve for process automation applications.The valve is claimed to be exceptionally tough and provides excellent performance even the pharmaceutical, ...