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ATEX rated explosion-proof linear actuator

Curtiss-Wright Corporation has announced the EL120 explosion-proof linear actuator has been added to Exlar's line of linear actuators. The EL120 linear actuator meets ATEX requirements for use in ...


Long-lasting leadscrew drives

Dryspin is the leadscrew drive technology developed by Igus that enables engineers to achieve higher efficiency, quieter operation and longer lifetime offered by the Drylin leadscrew. Typical ...


Vertical positioning column actuators

Linear motion company, Thomson, has introduced a range of motorised vertical lift columns for medical and accessibility equipment as well as the burgeoning market for standing/seating desks and ...


Increased performance and reduced weight

Festo has launched a new series of efficient, durable and technically advanced large diameter ISO cylinders. The DSBG series is claimed to be the lightest diameter cylinder in its class, weighing 20% ...


Miniature stepper dispense pump

Lee Products has introduced a miniature, chemically inert stepper dispense pump designed to deliver micro-litre volumes in the 50µL to 250µL range.


Specialised electrical installation testers

Conrad Business Supplies has added three electrical installation testers to its portfolio of specialised test and measurement equipment from Chauvin Arnoux, the entry model, C.A 6113 and two advanced ...


Compact triaxial vibration monitoring

Hansford Sensors has launched the HS-173, a compact and lightweight 100m/Vg triaxial vibration sensor. The accelerometer is a side entry device and can be used in both on and off-line applications, ...


Industrial firewall protects remote control systems

Axiomtek has launched the IFW320, an industrial 2-port Gigabit firewall with network address translation and VPN all-in-one appliance. Equipped with stateful packet inspection, Denial of Service, and ...



Heavy duty magnetostrictive position sensors

MTS Sensors has unveiled the T-Series of magnetostrictive linear position sensors. Based on the company's Temposonics technology, these devices are designed to give accurate non-contact position ...


Energy-efficient drive solutions

WEG introduced its latest energy-efficient drive solution, the W22X explosion-proof motor, which is available in IEC 800 frame size and has efficiency of up to 97.4%.


Innovative industrial gas springs

ACE Controls has introduced a family of gas springs, called Newtonline. ACE has managed to integrate several innovations in this generation of industrial gas springs to give a higher quality product ...


Aqueous PSA for medical applications

The Oribain EXK14-346 series of water-based acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) has been announced by Toyochem, a subsidiary of the Toyo Ink Group. There is a significant need for skin-safe ...


Independently Steerable Pulley

Belt Technologies has developed a pulley system for independently steering flat belts while allowing for on-the-fly tracking adjustments. The system provides a solution to tracking problems ...



Miniature linear guide system

HepcoMotionhas announced a range of Miniature Linear Ball Guide Systems. Made from stainless steel with standard and wide rail options available in sizes from 5mm to 20mm, the system also includes ...


Sensor for lubricant reservoirs

The SKF Ultrasonic sensor monitors the fill-level on pumps and reservoirs with lubricant capacities in excess of five litres. Developed for oil and grease applications, the sensor provides both ...


Configurable component seal range

Aesseal has launched a reengineered modular component seal range that offers a configurable selection of product variants, and can adapt standard product lines to be built to order.


Fast and accurate extensometer

Imetrum utilises patented measurement technology in the fastest and most accurate non-contacting strain measurement device available commercially. Imetrum's system was tested at 500Hz to ISO ...


Precise fluid pumping

Beinlich's DARTec and VISCO.pump deliver fluids both precisely and with very low pulsations. Although the pumping technologies are different, they are suited to dispense fluids such as glues, ...


Wireless I/O unit

The Wireless business division of steute presented its I/O unit enabling existing mechanical switching devices, such as cam switches in machine tools, to be integrated into wireless systems.


Space saving water-cooled motors

The frame size of WEGs ultra compact water-cooled motors are up to two times smaller than standard water-cooled motors. WEG claim that the UTTW and USTW series motors deliver 1.5 to 2.6 times the ...


Test facility for graphene applications

An in-house testing facility to measure and demonstrate the durability of graphene enhanced composite gas pipes and pipeline materials has been developed by EPL Composite Solutions (EPL).


Easy to build manufacturing cell

MiniTec's flexible manufacturing cell will be used in The Proving Factory's recently opened assembly facility in Coventry.


Moulding the Future

Synrad CO2 lasers fitted with injection moulding cells are said to have improved the output of a precision moulding company.