Beckhoff News

Compact automation technology makes modular production of rapid testing equipment possible

The rapid testing equipment production lines made by Ginolis Ltd. in Qulunsalo, Finland have proven themselves in the market for almost a decade. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, previously delivered lines are now being converted to the Covid-19 rapid testing configuration. The compact automation technology from Beckhoff contributes significantly to the production equipment's modularity and high quality.

Phoenix Contact News

For smart time controls

The new multifunctional MACX-TR time relays from Phoenix Contact now make simple time controls smart. The combination of pushbuttons and innovative OLED display enables you to use it directly on the device.

Visual components News

Siemens S7 PLC Connectivity (only available in Visual Components Premium)

Siemens S7 PLC Connectivity supports native connectivity to most physical and simulated Siemens PLCs, including older models. This native connection provides faster communication speeds with physical S7-1200 controllers and supports connection to S7-PLCSIM (not currently supported by OPC UA).

Hepco Motion News

Long, difficult and dirty: A linear guide system for a complex setup

Spie GmbH are responsible for the repair, maintenance and refurbishment of machinery for a leading train manufacturer in Germany. They were faced with a difficult problem: an old DUO welding system was broken down more than it was in operation and it was giving the company a constant headache.

Bihl + Wiedemann News

IO-Link with Bihl+Wiedemann: Easy, Flexible & Cost-efficient

Do you already use the manufacturer-independent IO-Link interface to connect sensors and actuators to the control system level? Bihl+Wiedemann IO-Link solutions are user-friendly and cost-saving at the same time. With ASi-5, it is possible to integrate any IO-Link device into ASi and to configure it with up to 32 bytes of process data.

ST News

STMicroelectronics’ Latest Time-of-Flight Sensor Enables Multi-Object Ranging for Next-Gen Industrial and Personal Electronics Applications

STMicroelectronics, a world leader in Time-of-Flight (ToF) solutions with over one billion devices delivered for various applications, has extended the capabilities of its FlightSense ToF ranging sensors by introducing the VL53L3CX with patented histogram algorithms that allow measuring distances to multiple objects as well as increasing accuracy.

Renishaw News

New absolute scale joins RKL family of encoder scales

The new RKLA substrate mastered encoder scale is designed to adopt the thermal behaviour of the underlying substrate. It is compatible with Renishaw's RESOLUTE absolute encoder series.

Gefran News

GEFRAN PRESENTS THE NEW APP FOR QE1008-W

Gefran announced the release of the new App for QE1008-W, a system measuring deformation in injection moulding applications, created by Sensormate - a company of the Gefran Group operating in the development, production and sale of industrial sensors.

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