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Faster Access to Device Data with EPLAN

February 7, 2024 Eplan eStock gives companies access to centralised device management in the Eplan Cloud, simplifying collaboration and reducing coordination times and media discontinuities. Working with eStock has become even easier in the Eplan Platform 2024, meaning that users can automatically and quickly access the full range of more than 1.5 million device datasets…

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AGILOX North America to Showcase their Autonomous Vehicles at MODEX Trade Show in Atlanta

February 7, 2024 AGILOX North America coming to MODEX AGILOX North America, a leading provider of innovative autonomous mobile robots (AMRs), is pleased to announce its participation in the upcoming MODEX trade show in Atlanta. The company will exhibit its cutting-edge autonomous mobile robots, providing attendees with a firsthand look at the future of material…

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Programmable POSITAL Encoders Updated to Support ‘Fractional PPR’ 

February 5, 2024 Rugged IXARC incremental encoders offer pulse rates as low as 0.125 pulses per revolution POSITAL’s IXARC programmable incremental rotary encoders can now be configured to deliver ‘fractional pulse rates’ (fractional PPR). That is, these devices can be programmed to transmit a single pulse for more than one shaft revolution (for example, a…

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Integrated Industrial Robotic Solutions from One Single Source Provider: Schneider Electric

February 1, 2024 Discover how Schneider Electric’s industrial robotics solutions, fully integrated into machine control solutions can solve manufacturers’ production, flexibility, and sustainability challenge Industrial robots play a key role in the future of smart manufacturing and smart factories. Growing demand for robotics is driven by the desire to increase productivity, flexibility and quality, customize…

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Built Around People · How to Build the Next Generation of Collaborative Robots

February 1. 2024 The story behind the development of the first robot of this new generation – the UR20 Making automation easier than ever so anyone, anywhere could benefit from it has always been at the core of Universal Robots. Driven by collaboration, their skilled teams consistently craft cutting-edge technologies in response to the evolving…

Festo Develops a New Flexible Pipetting Solution
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Festo Develops a New Flexible Pipetting Solution

This new solution is capable of pipette dispenses from 20 microliters up to 20 milliliters. February 1, 2024 Festo is now showing customers and prospects several new life science automation innovations including the company’s wide-range flexible pipetting. Each of the new and customizable solutions combines Festo components into dynamic subsystems. Festo collaborates with OEMs and…

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Power Supplies for Extreme Ambient Conditions from Phoenix Contact

February 1, 2024 The new third generation Trio Power power supply is now available for the first time with a protective coating on the PCB. This enables reliable use, even under extreme ambient conditions The third generation of power supplies sets a new standard in machine building. The power supplies are compact, robust, reliable, and…

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ABB’s Innovative Protection Method Optimizes Safety and Power Supply Quality

February 1, 2024 ABB has extended its award-winning earth-fault protection portfolio with a new addition: touch voltage-based earth-fault current protection, also known as IFPTOC in IEC 61850 – the international standard that defines communication protocols for intelligent electronic devices in substations. In a world-first, customers operating compensated distribution networks can now benefit from this new…

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Siemens and UL Solutions Redefine Future of Certification Process with Groundbreaking Digital-Twin Technology

February 1, 2024 For the first time ever, an industrial product has been certified for the United States after parts of the required tests were conducted through digital simulation. That simulation was verified and validated with physical testing. This remarkable achievement is a global first in a national safety-certification process. To make this advance possible,…

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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches CIP Safety Module for Safe Communication Over Devices in a Network

January 29, 2024 The MELSEC iQ-R Series CIP Safety module implements safe communication over CIP Safety (Common Industrial Protocol) while transmitting both standard and safety signals to devices and equipment Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. has designed the MELSEC iQ-R Series CIP Safety Module to ensure safety signal transmission to a diverse range of devices and…

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Safety Locking Device PSENslock / PSENslock 2

January 29, 2024 More productivity through robust guard locking Need safety gate monitoring with process guarding for your movable guard? With the electromechanical safety locking device PSENslock / PSENslock 2, you can safeguard both swing gates and sliding gates, as well as covers and flaps efficiently, up to the highest category PL e, Cat. 4 of EN…

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Series Rated Vs Fully Rated: Understanding the Short Circuit Current Protection Systems

January 29, 2024 Series rated vs fully rated: this article provides an understanding of short circuit current protection systems. Circuit Breakers are designed to provide overcurrent protection for electrical networks and connected loads. Short Circuit Current protection is one such example of overcurrent protection and very often needs to be done in a coordinated way to…

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Rittal Introduces Cutting-Edge Stainless-Steel AX and KX Enclosures for Enhanced Industrial Functionality

January 29, 2024 Rittal introduces stainless-steel versions for the AX and KX ranges, seamlessly blending functionality with refined design. Offering unparalleled durability, resilience against chemicals, saltwater, and extreme humidity, these enclosures significantly expand the versatility of the Rittal system. In response to specialized applications demanding robust materials, the AX and KX stainless-steel enclosures feature a…

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Productivity Codesys PLC Series from AutomationDirect

January 25, 2024 Productivity Codesys PLC Series from AutomationDirect AutomationDirect has added a low-cost CODESYS PLC solution for those who prefer CODESYS programming. CODESYS is the most widely used manufacturer-independent IEC 61131-3 development system on the market, and the new P2CDS-622 CPU features a CODESYS engine housed in a Productivity2000 controller form factor. This CPU…

Beckhoff Introduces CX5600 Embedded PCs with Powerful AMD Ryzen™ Processors
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Beckhoff Introduces CX5600 Embedded PCs with Powerful AMD Ryzen™ Processors

January 25, 2024 The CX5600 series offers expandable interfaces, operating system options and a familiar, rugged design for wide-ranging automation applications The new CX5600 Embedded PC series expands Beckhoff’s workhorse machine control line with powerful AMD Ryzen™ processors, additional interfaces and operating system options. Retaining the same form factor as previous generations, these DIN rail-mounted…

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Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Launches Tool to Match System Requirements and Streamline the Quoting Process of New Machines

January 24, 2024 The Factory Automation (FA) Integrated Selection Tool allows customers to plan and configure their Mitsubishi Electric machines, resulting in a downloadable Bill of Materials (BOM). Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. is proud to launch its FA Integrated Selection tool as a configuration resource for its customers. As opposed to digging through catalogs and…