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Angle sensing in extreme environments

Variohm EuroSensor has expanded its range of precision position sensors with the RSX-7900 angle sensor from Novotechnik. The sensor is said to provide IP69K protection, long life and ISO13849 PL-d ...


Precision move pallet system conveyor

Dorner has released its latest pallet traffic management system, the 2200 Precision Move Pallet System. With a pin tracking system and a 24Vdc drive mechanism to guide pallets through 90° turns, and ...


Fast and easy to integrate motors

Emerson industrial Automation's Dyneo product portfolio has been completed by the LSRPM series of permanent magnet synchronous motors, that are said to be directly mechanically interchangeable with ...


Pinch valves gives reliable shut off

Festo has launched the VZQA, a pneumatic pinch valve which is said to provide reliable control and shut off in food and drink production processes. The valves are compact, durable, energy efficient, ...


Industrial CO2 detector

Oldham has announced the CTX 300 CO2 detector, a 4 to 20mA analogue detector designed for industrial applications in areas without explosion hazard classifications. The detector can connect to more ...


Withstanding extremely high pressure

ContiTech says it has enhanced the quality of its 123 timing belt kits plus water pumps. The new components contain high-quality mechanical shaft seals which are said to guarantee the pump remains ...


Taking the heat

DuPont has introduced Vamac VMX5000, a family of ethylene acrylic elastomer (AEM) pre-compounds that extend the upper temperature limit for AEM applications by 15 to 20°C.


Large frame size flameproof motors

WEG's W22Xd hazardous area motors are designed to work in aggressive and explosive atmospheres, while exceeding IE4 energy efficiency levels with minimised noise, vibration, and low operating ...


Reduced mixing times with EVM rubber

LANXESS has launched a range of pre-crosslinked EVM rubbers, in the form of the ethylene-vinyl acetate copolymers of the Levapren PXL series. These have been developed specifically for rapid ...


Precision perforation control

REO UK has released the REOTRON, a switch mode power supply (SMPS) suited for laser perforation, electrochlorination, desalination, metal plating and cathodic protection applications where control ...


Compact versatile interfaces

Turck has developed the IMX12 device series of Ex isolated barriers and Ex analogue signal isolators. With its compact 12.5mm housing and an input range from 10 to 30Vdc, the series is said to offer ...


Protecting workers' health

Casella have launched their Apex2 range of personal air sampling pumps, using maxon's DC motors, to monitor exposure to dust, fumes and vapours in high risk sectors and to safeguard the future health ...


Compact and simple servo motors

Lenze has extended its range of servo products with the MCM synchronous motor. The MCM series is compact, economic and characterised by its smooth running. The synchronous servo motors are suited to ...


Easy maintenance gearbox series

Bonfiglioli has developed the FDK and FZP versions of its 300 Series planetary gearbox. The 300 Series is a robust and versatile solution suited for harsh applications where shock loadings and ...


Stainless steel terminal box range

ETA Enclosures has added EGRAN Terminal Boxes to its range of enclosure products. The terminal boxes are manufactured from 1.2mm thick grade 304L stainless steel. However, an upgrade to 316L material ...


Long life diaphragm valve

GF Piping Systems has added the diaphragm valve type 604/605 with integrated pneumatic actuator to its product range. The valve has a compact design that fits standard installation lengths. Its ...


Quick snap installation

Helukabel has released the Helutop Easy cable gland, featuring a patented spring/snap system allowing for quick and easy installation in hard-to-reach areas and in no-access spaces where locknuts ...


Thinner proximity switches are more reliable

Panasonic Automotive and Industrial Systems has introduced the MA Motion series of human detection proximity sensors. The sensors are said to be 35% thinner than previous versions measuring 10 x 20 x ...


Publish 3D V.18

Version 18 for Theorem's Publish 3D suite of products improves performance and robustness for JT users by supporting all versions of the JT file format from Version 6.0 - 9.5. It includes product ...



Economic, flexible, solenoid valve range

Festo has launched the VUVS series, an entry-level standard valve range. They are said to be robust and durable, providing a long service life, and are easy to mount, enabling machine builders and ...


One-piece direct-drive motion solution

Allied Motion has launched the Megaflux MFH170i series brushless torque motors, available through Heason Technology. The compact direct-drive solution for high-torque applications in robotics, ...


Motor stage with dynamic performance

Aerotech's PlanarDLA integrated, open-frame stages offer high dynamic and geometric performance in a low-profile package. The stages are suited for applications ranging from two-sided LED wafer ...


Minature inert solenoid valve

Lee Products has added the LFY2 Chemically Inert Solenoid Valve to their Y-Valve range. The valve is said to allow rapid, precise dispensing of aggressive and sensitive fluids, which is a critical ...


App provides expert data

SKF Enlight is a platform that combines a mobile app, special sensor and hardware to allow non-expert staff fast, simple gathering of expert data from machinery.