Vention sees explosive growth in 2022
Montreal-based “self-serve” automation firm looks to accelerate in 2023 with release of new features in its Manufacturing Automation Platform.
WAGO PFC200 controllers now offer integration of Codesys 3.5 programming option.
Festo automated bioreactor moves algae-based bio-products a step closer to economic viability.
Single Axis Motion Controller
Galil’s 1-axis DMC-3x01x controller features Ethernet/RS232 communication and an optional 800W servo drive.
Hybrids are most reliable vehicles, Consumer Reports survey finds
Practical, time-tested vehicle class not plagued by glitchy frills and complex transmissions, publication says.
A Fresh Coat
Quebec-based paint manufacturer, Pépin Industries, leverages digital transformation to boost throughput 150%.
Clippard expands Cordis line to include piezoresistive silicone pressure sensors.
Motor and Controller
Maxon’s IDX line combines brushless EC-i motor with an EPOS4 positioning controller.
Copperstone Technologies’ amphibious Helix robot mitigates the risks of monitoring tailings ponds.
NASA spacecraft crashes into asteroid in defense test
Dart spacecraft plows into Dimorphos at 14,000 mph to test asteroid diversion technique.
TM Robotics to showcase Shibaura robots at Assembly 2022
Shibaura robot to be paired with SICK vision system to demonstrate fast cycle times.
Machine control strategies to minimize downtime
How AI, predictive maintenance, remote monitoring and 2D/3D simulation help manufacturers deliver high quality and low cost.
WAGO Compact Controller 100 supports multiple protocols, Codesys and 61131-3 compatible languages.
Sensirion SFC5500 mass flow controller now available in ranges from 50sccm to 200slm.
Terminal Blocks: The Building Blocks of Industrial Control Cabinets
Picking the right terminal block depends on wire gauge, system voltage, current requirements, pole count and cabinet environment.
Montreal’s Kinova Robotics leverages history of assistive robotics to develop its industrial Link 6 cobot.
IO-Link master modules
STRIDE and Murrelektronik modules convert IO-Link signals to/from EtherNet/IP, OPC UA and MQTT.
Oracle, Festo partner on Oracle Industry Lab
Recently opened Chicago lab provides testing ground for next generation of Industry 4.0 solutions.
KINOVA launches Link 6 collaborative robot
Canadian six-axis cobot looks to expand robotics adoption in North America.
OES’ YP100-45 series of dual axis stages feature full range of motion of each axis under a single fixed point in space.
WAGO PFC200 controller integrates cellular modem.
Safety Relay Module
B&R module for its X90 control system designed for autonomous agricultural and construction vehicles.
OES’ MCC Series features user-friendly interface and doesn’t require PC, PLC or host controller.
ACS Motion Control’s SPiiPlusCMxa designed to maximize system accuracy.
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Load Cell Module
Delta Computer’s LC8 Load Cell module pairs with company’s RMC200 motion controller.
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Electronic Flow Controllers
Clippard Cordis offers precise linear flow control within a closed-loop system with high resolution and repeatability.
Capt. Kirk and crew blast into space
90-year-old William Shatner becomes oldest person in space following successful Blue Origin space flight.
Motion Control Systems
OES’ multi-axis ADAGIO-X-STPR Series system designed to drive single and multi-axis stepper motor stages.
Absolute Rotary Encoders
POSITAL upgrades PROFINET interface for its IXARC encoder series.
The power of predictive maintenance
Predictive strategy cuts maintenance costs, reduces unplanned downtime and enhances worker safety.