Robotics: A Dynamic and Important Sector for Cables
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Robotics: A Dynamic and Important Sector for Cables

Robotics, a key industry: experts discuss trends, opportunities and challenges January 23, 2023 New applications in robotics are constantly emerging as the industry continues to develop new solutions to efficiently manage complex tasks. Consequently, robotics is a key industrial sector for HELUKABEL – cables and wires are, after all, indispensable in all types of robots….

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Why Cleanroom-Rated Robots Are So Important for Semiconductor Manufacturing

January 18, 2023 Cleanroom-Rated Robots. For the chips to function, the silicon must be highly pure, with only the allotted dropping materials for the requisite semiconductive properties. People who work in semiconductor fabs wear all-in-one coveralls to avoid introducing any amount of contamination into the previous silicon wafers, which area cut into hundreds of tiny…

Five Automation Predictions for 2023: Turnkey Solutions Are the Future
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Five Automation Predictions for 2023: Turnkey Solutions Are the Future

The past few years have seen many organizations implement tech-driven changes at a rapid pace. January 11, 2023 With rapid workplace transformation evident across industries, whether that’s moving to hybrid working or adopting new technologies, what can we expect from 2023? Anders Beck, Vice President of Strategy and Innovation at Universal Robots, discusses five predictions for…

Endress+Hauser Smart Heartbeat Technology Provides Early Warnings of Potential Problems to Minimize Downtime
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Endress+Hauser Smart Heartbeat Technology Provides Early Warnings of Potential Problems to Minimize Downtime

January 10, 2023 One of the compelling benefits offered by Industry 4.0 is the capability of smart sensors to provide early warnings about potential maintenance issues well before they result in unscheduled downtime. It’s the basis for an effective predictive maintenance program: monitoring anomalies from their appearance so remedial action can be taken if and…

ABB RobotStudio® Event
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ABB RobotStudio® Event

It was a big day for ABB as they welcomed viewers from all over the world to their biggest software launch event of the year. Live from Sweden on LinkedIn, they presented the next step for their RobotStudio®: expansion to the Cloud. This promises to transform robot programming and revolutionize businesses across the globe by bringing collaboration, simplicity, transparency, and best-in-class technology to one powerful online tool.

Littelfuse High-Current Reflowable Thermal Protection Device (HCRTP-MINI)
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Littelfuse High-Current Reflowable Thermal Protection Device (HCRTP-MINI)

 

The HCRTP-MINI device provides protection against thermal runaway when power FETs and other components fail. It can be used for applications sustaining operating currents up to 140A at rated voltages of up to 60V DC. HCRTP-MINI can be used in electric, hybrid, or conventional vehicles to protect such modules as: DC/DC converter, Smart Junction Box, ABS/ESC, Active Dumper system, HVAC, Cooling Fan, Turbo generator (48V), Dual battery network (12V), PTC or Resistive Heater, Battery Disconnect unit, Electronic Power Steering (EPS), or Starter.

 

Three Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting an Autonomous Mobile Robot Vendor
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Three Questions to Ask Yourself When Selecting an Autonomous Mobile Robot Vendor

AMRs differ among automation vendors, so it’s important to have a good grasp on the specific features of each version of the technology and whether these will address the specific needs of your application. Certain AMRs have capabilities that make them more likely to offer the greatest value in any application and help logistics companies prepare for the future. This article looks at three questions that will help you determine whether a specific mobile robotic technology is right for you.

ACTE CareerTech VISION 2022: Advancing Education and Training in Industry 4.0, STEM and Advanced Manufacturing Careers
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ACTE CareerTech VISION 2022: Advancing Education and Training in Industry 4.0, STEM and Advanced Manufacturing Careers

 

In collaboration with certification entity NC3 and industry partners, Festo Didactic is pleased to announce that it co-hosted an interactive shared learning experience at ACTE CareerTech VISION 2022. The NC3 Classroom utilized the shared space among partners to provide a 360-degree introduction to Industry 4.0 education and training.

 

Welcome to SPS 2022 from the Comfort of Your Home!
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Welcome to SPS 2022 from the Comfort of Your Home!

 

After three years, SPS – Smart Production Solutions is back again! Rittal is looking forward to seeing their customers in Nuremberg once again! ome key Rittal highlights include: “Connecting Ecosystems. Smarter” and “Three Digital Twins” and many new products and solutions like the sustainable cooling unit blue e+ (especially the S Version). 

 

Omron’s New Integrated Controller Capable of Controlling Robots and Entire Automation Systems
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Omron’s New Integrated Controller Capable of Controlling Robots and Entire Automation Systems

 

Omron has recently introduced its most full-featured machine automation controller to date. Offering control of multiple robots, the choice of 16, 32, or 64 controlled motion axes, and SQL connectivity. It is the ideal control solution for complete robotic cells, high-speed motion systems, material handling and multi-robot systems.