HEIDENHAIN’s new “Connected Machining” catalog highlights digital networking solutions for industry 4.0

As worldwide manufacturing trends towards connectivity and digital networking, HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION continues to meet this need with control solutions and options now summarized in its new “Connected Machining” catalog.  Available for download here, this new HEIDENHAIN catalog details solutions that place the TNC operator at the center of digital order management and networked with all production-related areas.

More productivity2000 PLC discrete I/O modules added by AutomationDirect

The AutomationDirect Productivity2000 PLC system now has 50 discrete and analog I/O modules providing over 400 local I/O points. With remote expansion, over 4,000 total I/O points are available. New DC discrete I/O modules (starting at $50.00) include 8-, 16- and 32-point, 12-24 VDC, sink/source modules with additional isolated commons. Two for the 8- and

Weidmuller’s NEW combined load monitoring and potential distribution in one complete solution

Weidmuller introduces a new addition in the Klippon Connect portfolio of products and services for panel building– maxGUARD. With maxGUARD, the electronic load monitoring ELM devices combined with distribution terminal blocks can be customized to provide selective load protection in 24V DC power distributed systems for industrial automation applications. With combining load monitoring and potential distribution

Balluff’s new photoelectric BOS 21M ADCAP is at the forefront of innovation

Balluff is excited to announce the release of the new technically advanced BOS 21M ADCAP photoelectric sensor.  Configuration of this multi-function sensor is accomplished via IO-Link.  This sensor enhances Balluff’s industry leading portfolio of photoelectric sensors which includes all standard sensing modes & miniature sizes.  In addition the BOS 21M ADCAP satisfies the requirements of

WAGO adds 3-phase ECO to EPSTIRON® power supply portfolio

WAGO extends the EPSITRON Power Supply offering with the new addition of 3-phase ECO Power Supplies. These new versions are equipped with levers and Push-in CAGE CLAMP technology for fast, tool-free wiring. Integrated test slots allow for simple testing and a third negative terminal on the output side allows for direct grounding. While the ECO

Beckhoff expands ultra-compact industrial PC series with the new C6030

Beckhoff today announced the release of a new, ultra-compact Industrial PC (IPC), the C6030.With highly flexible application options, the new series of space-saving Beckhoff IPCs that first launched with the C6015 has proven to be extremely successful in the marketplace. With the addition of the new C6030 IPC, the advantages of dramatically reduced space requirements,

Mitsubishi Electric Automation new CNC dealer locator tool

Mitsubishi Electric Automation has added a new feature on its website to make it easier for end users and others in the machine tool industry to locate OEMs and dealers who offer CNC machine tools that use Mitsubishi Electric controls. Through the new CNC Dealer Locator, customers can easily find dealers or OEMs by location

New incremental Linarix draw wire sensors

POSITAL is expanding our incremental encoder family to add our line of draw wire sensors. These new programmable linear sensors allow for even more versatility to our ever expanding LINARIX series. A unique Internet-enabled configuration management system for programmability lets our users update and program these sensors on the spot. Variety of measurement lengths, from

Laird’s thermoelectric modules deliver precise laser diode cooling

Global technology leader Laird has developed a thermoelectric module (TEM) that accommodates a laser diode butterfly package. Primarily used to stabilize the temperature of sensitive optical components in telecom and photonics industries, the miniature OptoTEC Series is designed for applications that have lower cooling requirements of 10 watts or less. The OptoTEC Series combines a small geometric

North Atlantic Industries announces release of TE1 function module

North Atlantic Industries, Inc. (NAI), an industry in the design and manufacture of embedded computing electronics worldwide, announces the availability of the TE1 single-port, triple-redundant Ethernet function module to support time sensitive networking applications. The TE1 module supports all three traffic classes: Deterministic Ethernet Capability Time-Triggered Ethernet SAE AS6802 (TTEthernet™); ARINC664 Part 7 and Avionics

HVAM High Voltage Axial Leaded Resistors Released

Stackpole Electronics, Inc. announces the release of the HVAM series of high voltage axial leaded resistors. The HVAM deposition technology produces a non-inductive resistive element with high stability, low noise and high voltage ratings. Precision tolerances are available down to 0.1% with TCR as low as 50 ppm. Resistance values range from 500 Kohm to

Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection Announces Two New 0ADE Series Fuses in Both Ceramic Cartridge and Pigtail, Axial Leaded Options

Bel Fuse-Circuit Protection, a Bel group company and premier global manufacturer of standard glass and ceramic cartridge fuses, announces the 0ADE Series of fuses, which are available now in ceramic cartridge and pigtail, axial leaded options for AC and DC high voltage and high interrupting rating applications. The 6×32 mm 0ADEC ceramic cartridge fuses and

Model Solution Supports Taser Prototype Design, Delivers High-quality Appearance Models

A winner of the 2017 Model One Awards, the Duo-Shock taser is a non-lethal self/home defense alternative with an advanced built-in camera that is designed to incapacitate an assailant without taking a life. Model Solution assisted the NC State University engineering student, Andrew Keel, by bringing his Duo-Shock taser design to life. Model Solution’s design

Beckhoff Automation Introduces TwinCAT Vision Software

Beckhoff Automation today announced the incorporation of comprehensive image processing capabilities into its PC-based control system with new TwinCAT Vision software. TwinCAT unites a comprehensive range of machine functionality – PLC, motion control, robotics, high-end measurement technology, IoT, HMI and now machine vision – all in an end-to-end engineering and control platform. With this level of integration, TwinCAT Vision eliminates

Edge Computing System MICA integrates wireless sensors

HARTING`s compact yet powerful edge computing system MICA (Modular Industrial Computing Architecture) now offers wireless functionality. HARTING teamed with Arrow Electronics, a member of the MICA.network, to develop the MICA Wireless Sensor Networks solution that adds wireless communications to the machine-monitoring system. The two companies unveiled this MICA enhancement at this week’s SPS IPC Drives

Dorner’s New Responsive, Multilingual Website Brings Interactive Experience to Global Customers

Dorner’s new website at www.dornerconveyors.com features a professional, responsive design, placing the world of conveyor systems at the fingertips of users on the go. Dorner’s newly revamped website features a more modern, user-friendly interface for better functionality and customer support. Customers will find the site even easier to use and navigate, and the site is fully responsive,

Hirose’s compact I/O connctor provides PCB space savings of up to 75%

Hirose has developed a rugged I/O connector that combines a small robust design with high-speed data transmission capabilities that enables industrial equipment advancements in smart manufacturing. The IX Series connector reduces installation space by up to 75% compared to RJ45 solutions, and up to 28% compared to competing snap-in I/O connectors. Supporting CAT5e and CAT6a

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity and Saint Security fight virus and malware with artificial intelligence-based advanced threat protection solution

Rohde & Schwarz Cybersecurity and Saint Security announce the release of a technology solution that leverages artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data-based profiling methodologies to fight advanced persistent threats (APTs).  The solution identifies and blocks various types of malware that cannot be detected by off-the-shelf security solutions. The DPI engine R&S PACE 2 serves

High-tech distributor to stock Omega Engineering products

Newark element14, is pleased to announce a new and unique agreement with Omega to be the only high service distributor to stock their full portfolio of Omega products. The Omega range includes a variety of market leading industrial control products, including temperature, thermocouples, RTD connector wires, pressure load cells, control panel meters and many more,

Aluminum and Stainless Steel microPEM TackSert Pins

Aluminum and stainless steel microPEM® TackSert® pins from PennEngineering provide cost-effective alternatives to micro screws for attaching top panels to base panels or chassis in compact electronic assemblies.  They will attach top panels of any material to a base or chassis manufactured from common cast metals (such as magnesium and aluminum) or plastics (such as

Chemline 7850 – Unique Flexible Polyurethane Resin Replicates Tree Bark & More

Chemline, Inc. is a provider of polyurethane and polyurea coatings and elastomers. CHEMLINE 7850 is used by fabricators around the world to replicate the texture and appearance of real tree bark and other highly textured surfaces. With this molding process, you can quickly create large sheets of artificial bark, brick work or rock wall that

Low-profile FH53M Series FPC connector delivers high-speed transmission for consumer electronic devices

Hirose has developed a miniature, lightweight flexible printed circuit (FPC) connector for portable electronic devices that require high-speed transmission. The FH53M Series FPC connector saves valuable PCB real estate via a back flip style actuator that minimizes the required mounting area. The compact FH53M Series FPC connector has a 0.25mm pitch, mounted depth of 3.2mm

Wireless, Multi-touch & Safety Functions: The HGW 1033

The wireless handheld panel HGW 1033 from SIGMATEK pulls out all the stops in operating comfort. First, through wireless data transfer, the meter-long cables in the production hall have been eliminated. Second, the mobile panel has a 10.1-inch multi-touch display (PCT) that is suitable for industrial applications and offers a wide range of visualization options

Allied Motion Introduces Fully-Integrated Powered Wheel Drives with Steering for Electric Vehicles

Allied Motion Technologies introduces the WheelMaxTM Steering Series wheel drive assemblies. WheelMax Steering Drives are fully-integrated, electrically-powered traction wheels with on-board steering systems for electric vehicles. Each WheelMax Steering Drive combines a traction wheel with tire, epicyclic gearbox, robust steering gear and bearing system, and two rugged PMDC brush motors, one for traction and one

“STF1-9” Valveless 400 µl Dispensing Pump

Fluid Metering, Inc.(FMI) introduces their new 400 µl Dispensing Pump ideal for Medical, Analytical and Biotech Instrumentation. Having the identical compact design dimensions as their STH & STF OEM Pump lines, the STF1-9 expands dispense and metering capabilities of previous STH designs by 100% while maintaining 0.5% precision. The STF1-9 is available in nine drive configurations