News

  • News General

    1/8 in. cartridge heater provides high power density

    September 20, 2005 by Staff Watlow has added a miniature version cartridge heater to its existing line of Firerod cartridge heaters. The 1/8-in. cartridge heater features a helically wound resistance wire that is said to produce higher power densities and contributes to longer service life…
    Read more →
  • News General

    Controller provides online editing

    September 20, 2005 by Staff An embedded Ethernet Web server in the Allen Bradley MicroLogix 1100 controller from Rockwell Automation lets users make adjustments to programs, including PID (proportional integral differential) loops, while still online.
    Read more →
  • News General

    Motion analysis software for laser interferometer measurement system

    September 20, 2005 by Staff Renishaw Inc. has extended the motion analysis capabilities of its ML 10 laser calibration system to provide continuous streaming data on machine dynamics, viewable on a live "oscilloscope-type" display.
    Read more →
  • News General

    SCARA robots provide small footprint

    September 20, 2005 by Staff The YK180X and YK220X models from Yamaha Robotics are SCARA robots with arm lengths of 180 mm and 220 mm.
    Read more →
  • News General

    Slotted brushless dc motors

    September 20, 2005 by Staff Pittman brand slotted brushless dc motors incorporate internal Hall sensor feedback for linear speed-torque characteristics, high starting torque, and variable speed control (with appropriate control electronics).
    Read more →
  • News General

    Laser-based machinery alignment

    September 20, 2005 by Staff Pinpoint Laser Systems has announced a machinery alignment kit. The Laser Microgage kit includes a laser squaring attachment called the 90-Line for checking machine beds, vertical cutting machinery, roll parallelism, squaring slides and gantries, and measuring geometric parameters.
    Read more →
  • News General

    High sensitive, high rep rate energy detectors

    September 20, 2005 by Staff Ophir Optronics, Inc., has introduced the model PD10-pJ and PD10 photodiode energy heads. The energy detectors can measure up to 10,000 Hz on low energy, high rep rate lasers.
    Read more →
  • News General

    Powder coatings for fasteners meet automotive specs

    September 20, 2005 by Staff Nylok Corp. has expanded its scope of fastener protection products with a line of fused-on powder coatings for fastener heads that meet automotive specifications. The powder coatings are said to form a consistent and durable coating that prevents metal-to-metal contact…
    Read more →
  • News General

    Colored coded cable ties

    September 20, 2005 by Staff Micro Plastics has announced 4, 8 and 11 in. wire ties in red, yellow, blue and green. The colored ties are suitable for color-coding wire bundles, or in applications where higher visibility wire ties are preferred.
    Read more →
  • News General

    Digital imaging laser line sensor

    September 20, 2005 by Staff The Class II EyeCON digital imaging laser line sensor from LMI Technologies (USA), Inc. is said to process more data and outperforms single point sensors as well as other scanning systems.
    Read more →