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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.


Making light work of lifting applications

Igus has introduced e-spool power for its e-spool cable management system. Fitted with a quiet-running electric motor to drive the spool and electronic control system integrated with limit switches, ...



Magnetostrictive position sensors

MTS Sensors has announced an expansion of its EC-Series absolute position sensing product family. The EC-Series models are designed to offer a higher degree of integration with a choice of serial ...


Ultra-fast data transmission in harsh environments

Three series of Category 6 Ethernet connectors from Amphenol are now available through TTI. Amphenol's Socapex RJ Field Cat 6 interconnects feature a data rate of 1Gbyte/s under 250MHz.They are ...


Vices offer faster processing

Kurt's two-station vices, the HD and HDL series, provide options for faster setups, larger workholding capacity, greater flexibility and precision to handle a range of part configurations. They are ...


Comprehensive gear pump range

The MZR range of low flow, miniature, positive displacement micro annular gear pumps by HNP Mikrosysteme (distributed in the UK by Michael Smith Engineers), are said to provide low pulse pumping and ...


Rigid disc couplings

Disc couplings from Ruland are said to be torsionally stiff, operate with zero-backlash and have a balanced design. This makes them suitable for use in solar and semiconductor systems such as wafer ...


Welding in the dark side

Designers who are not just involved in the materials technology around welding, but also like a bit of hands on practice, might be interested in a new welding helmet from ESAB Welding & Cutting ...




Measuring temperature up to 3000°C

Raytek has added the latest IR temperature measurement product to its range, the Raynger 3i Plus handheld infrared thermometer is designed for highly demanding hot environments, measuring ...


Intelligent part-turn valve actuator

Rotork has introduced the IQT electric valve actuator bringing the functionality and asset management capabilities of Rotork's 3rd generation intelligent technology to the direct-drive operation of ...


Reliable sensing solution

MTS Sensors has expanded its R-Series of magnetostrictive position sensors with a device which MTS claim has the capacity to deliver high reliability and industry-leading accuracy in demanding work ...


Bonding tape for automotive mounting applications

Tesa has added the ACXplus Black Line to its range of bonding tapes. The tape has been introduced primarily for attachment part mounting applications in the automotive sector, such as bumpers, side ...



High performance long life pneumatic solution

Parker Hannifin has developed an air piloted pneumatic solution for its Viking Lite Range. This addition allows the performing range of value engineered directional control valves to be specified in ...


Advanced dynamics on a large scale

Festo has launched the EXCH handler, a large scale handling system, which provides positioning and motion control in assembly applications such as high speed palletising, pick and place, laser and ...


Robust and efficient brushless DC motor

Dunkermotoren has added the BG 95 to its range of rotary brushless DC motors. It provides 1100W of continuous output power and can be overloaded by up to four times. With nominal voltages down to ...


WEG expands CFW11 variable speed drive range

WEG has added a frame size H variable speed drive to its CFW11 series to help optimise processes and boost productivity in high power level applications. Available in two versions, covering the ...


Compact servo drive from LTi

Optimised for the lower power output range LTi's ServoOne Junior servo drive, available from Motor Technology, combines cost effectiveness and minimal size with the performance features of the ...


Stand-alone data logger

Delphin Technology has introduced the Expert Logger, a new generation of data loggers that combine communication technology with measurement technology. The device is being launched in three ...


Vision system camera enclosure for harsh environments

Industrial Vision Systems (IVS) has launched an anodised aluminium enclosure to protect vision system cameras and optics from impact, dust, dirt, splashed water, oil mist and operator interference in ...


Blue lasers measure what red lasers cannot

Micro-Epsilon has extended its optoNCDT range of Blue Laser triangulation sensors for high speed distance, displacement and position measurement. These include the optoNCDT 1700BL series and the ...