In the Loop
Regina potash drilling rig beats historic blizzard with help from plastic energy chain.
Bosch Rexroth wins Hermes Award 2021
SVA R2 Subsea Valve Actuator takes home prestigious industrial prize at Hannover Messe 2021.
Motion Industries hires new VP – Automation
Aurelio Banda brings decades of industrial automation experience to position, company says.
DIN Rail cutter
WAGO’s rail and wire duct cutter line includes standard and universal version.
Cable management systems built to last
igus plastic E4-1 and E2 micro e-chains guaranteed to last 36 months.
Why a Boeing 777 engine exploded over Denver
Investigators looking into whether turbine blade failure was manufacturing or maintenance related.
Electro-Hydraulic Linear Actuator
Thomson H-Track actuators features shock load resistance and self-contained hydraulics.
Hydraulic Run-time Meter
Webtec RFS200 designed so that specialist hydraulic attachments can be rented on a ‘time-used’ basis.
VIRTUAL DEX & MRO EXPO
For years, the travelling Design Engineering Expo (DEX) has…
The four most common machine safety violations
Experts weigh in on the areas of noncompliance encountered most frequently during risk assessments.
Webtec FDC140 hydraulic flow valve designed for heavy-duty applications.
French energy firm writes off $9.3B in Canadian assets
Move echos general European exit from oilsands investments.
Tolomatic RSX128 actuator rated up to 50,000 pounds of force (222.4 kN)
HiP’s T-Series T-Series pneumatically-operated pumps built to run at maximum rated pressure.
Tolomatic RSX128 high-force electric actuator expands hydraulic-class force range to 50,000lbf.
Bosch Rexroth’s IAC Multi-Ethernet control valve and axis controller regulates intelligent hydraulic drives in real time.
Canadian energy projects more difficult to get to completion, analysts say
East-west infrastructure projects that cross multiple borders face heightened opposition.
Further measures coming to protect endangered right whales, minister says
Industry looks for technological solutions to reduce fishing gear entanglement.
Danfoss to acquire Eaton’s hydraulics business
Industry leaders say division will be better off with a company that focuses on fluid power.
U of T-developed sponge removes oil droplets from wastewater
Re-usable foam filter capable of removing 90 percent of oil in 10 minutes.
Hydraulic/Pneumatic Position Sensors
Novotechnik TM1 Series offers magnetostrictive linear measurement in a compact housing.
Staying on the Grind
Electrohydraulic motion controller gives “feel” to a grinding robot.
Motion Control Roundtable 2019
Motion control leaders discuss the market conditions and trends of the Canadian automation market.
Robot fish hydraulically driven by electrolytic ‘blood’
Synthetic vascular system provides Cornell University’s robo-lionfish with actuation and long-duration power source.
HAWE Hydraulik acquires HOERBIGER
Hydraulics maker expands product line with purchase.
Balluff BNI00E1 and BNI00AZ IO-Link masters provide flexibility in designing controls architectures.
igus E2 chain securely guides hydraulic hoses in small spaces.
IO-Link Control valve
Bosch Rexroth 4WRPEH valves and HEDE10 switch now available with IO-Link interfaces.
Kuebler Group SR120 and SR160 slip rings improve Ethernet transmission in industrial environments.
Editorial: O Pioneers, an ode to the life and times of Rethink Robotics
It would be easy to take Rethink’s sudden closure as an indication that cobots are more hype than substance yet all other indicators say otherwise.
Hydraulic Combination Valve
Webtec’s CV120 combination valve offers complete motor control for mobile machinery.
SEGULA acquires Quebec-based mechanical engineering firm
CiacTech has a presence in the automotive, robotics and tools and machine industries.