Mitsubishi Electric Automation Introduces HVAC Bypass Controller

Combining motor control, energy efficiency and reliability in a compact design, the new PowerGate H Series “slimline” bypass controller from Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. provides a single, scalable, off–the–shelf fan and pump control solution for the HVAC market. PowerGate H Series HVAC controllers offer the simplicity and functionality of an HVAC bypass controller and the

Automation in Everyday Life

Specifically, 2% of Americans report that they have ever personally lost a job because their employers replaced their positions with a machine or computer program. Another 5% report that they have ever had their pay or hours reduced for the same reason. Taken together, that works out to 6% of U.S. adults who report having…

The robot converts surgeons’ hand motions into super precise, steady movements.

Surgeons in the Netherlands recently performed a procedure requiring immense precision as it’s carried out on super tiny blood and lymphatic vessels. The surgery is extremely difficult to do and only a handful of surgeons are willing to do it. But for this particular procedure, Maastricht University Medical Center+ surgeons utilized a robot that was…

Google and Rolls-Royce Partner on Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Google to develop Rolls-Royce’s intelligent awareness software, which is already in use on ships today and will play a central role in the company’s drive towards autonomous vessels. The agreement allows Rolls-Royce to use Google’s Cloud Machine Learning Engine to train Rolls-Royce’s artificial intelligence (AI)-based object classification system –…

Soft Grip Back Blow Safety Air Gun For Cleaning Inside Diameters

EXAIR’s new Soft Grip Back Blow Safety Air Gun delivers a blast of air to effectively blow debris and liquids from pipe or hose inside diameters, channel, bores, holes, internal threads and other internal part features. The ergonomic design of the air gun keeps the operator’s hand in a comfortable position so it can be

Opto 22 Announces New Director of Training

Instructor-led, free hands-on classes to be continued; additional online courses will offer structured content to a wider audience and focus on Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technologies. Industrial automation manufacturer and Internet of Things platform developer Opto 22 announces the promotion of Norma Rodriguez to Director of Training. In this position Rodriguez will continue to

Metric Size, Rapid Release Pins Steel Shank and Securing Pins, Plastic Push Button and Lifting Ring

JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 214.2 Metric Size, Rapid Release Pins with Plastic Push Button, Steel Shank, Securing Pins, and Pull Ring. The RoHS compliant rapid release pins are used for quick assembly, connecting and locking of various jig and fixture systems.

Genstar Capital Sells MW Industries to American Securities

Genstar Capital, a middle-market private equity firm focused on investments in targeted segments of the industrial technology, healthcare, financial services, and software industries, announced the sale of MW Industries, Inc., provider of highly engineered springs, specialty fasteners and other precision components, to affiliates of American Securities LLC. During Genstar’s ownership, the firm meaningfully increased the

Compact Air Cylinders Are Still A Big Deal!

Download Fabco Air’s Ebook More or Less – Compact Air Cylinders are a Big Deal! “Less is more” seems to be the trend in the pneumatic actuator market. Real estate on OEM equipment is at a premium today more than ever before! Download this Ebook to learn more…

Get in the driver’s seat with ultrasonic welding

Herrmann Ultrasonics, Inc., Bartlett, IL, to host Automotive Technology Day Oct 12th with latest innovations on automotive bonding applications When it comes to joining automotive plastic parts, visual appearance, geometry, function and material properties have become increasingly demanding. Ultrasonic welding is an assembly method with short cycle times, ensuring a large degree of process control

AutomationDirect adds safety relays from IDEM

AutomationDirect has extended its offering of safety products to include Viper Safety Relays from IDEM. Viper Safety Relays are designed with enhanced LED diagnostics and simplified wiring. These DIN rail mount units have screw and pluggable connection options and can be used in conjunction with guard switches, E-Stop switches and non-contact switches. Six new configurations

New Way for Industrial Customers to Modernize their Control Rooms

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) announced the introduction of its Experion® Local Control Network (LCN) solution. This new offering enables the incremental upgrade of the company’s legacy TotalPlant™ Solution (TPS) control system to allow for a secure, seamless integration with Experion® PKS. With Experion LCN, Honeywell is providing a path for continuous innovation to customers around

WAGO Releases Three New Automation Brochures

WAGO has released three new brochures providing extensive information on automation technology and software: • digitalTAP brochure explains how the compact PLC (PFC100) integrated with MTConnect allows manufacturers to optimize their plant floor by providing the ability to collect data with no programming required. • 750 Automation brochure provides a complete overview of our range

J.W. Winco Strengthens Commitment to the Future by Introducing New Logo, Launching Enhanced Website

JW Winco, Inc., A Ganter Company, has launched an evolved company logo and website to reflect its commitment to continued growth and leadership in the standard parts industry. For over 35 years, Ganter, a global leader in manufacturing of standard parts since 1894, formed a synergistic partnership with JW Winco that has since provided world-class

New Website Offers Better Ways to Improve Efficiency and Safety is the new digital home of Intelligent Compressed Air products for industry. EXAIRs new website has improved the product selection process by providing descriptions immediately from the homepage. An improved account management and ordering process streamlines access to historical orders, allows one click repeat orders and eases editing of your information. This website is

New Battery Holders Catalog Released for 2017

Memory Protection Devices, Inc. (MPD) is proud to announce the release of our new and improved battery holders catalog. It has been completely redesigned from the bottom up, and now users can quickly find the right battery holders for their projects. The new structure of our pages intuitively leads users to the best battery holders

Proper Management of Hydraulic Fluid Systems e-Book

Complete the form below to download this ebook: INSIDE: Follow these 5 simple tasks for efficient hydraulic fluid management Clean hydraulics: contaminant removal 5 Uses for a Hydraulic Filter Cart Sponsored by:

Benefits of open gigabit Ethernet illustrated to manufacturing industry leaders

Following on the milestone of its 15th Anniversary, the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) was a corporate sponsor of the ARC Industry Forum 2017 in Sitges, Spain. The Forum is one of a series of similar annual events organized globally by ARC and regularly attracts a large audience of top level management from a spectrum of

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics Launches New Content Rich Website

Minnesota Rubber and Plastics has announced the launch of its new website The new site is a valuable technology resource for design engineers needing sealing solutions, rubber-to-metal bonding in custom rubber and thermoplastic parts and assemblies. Designed in the latest responsive format, the site provides easy viewing and navigation on desktops, tablets and mobile

More Ports, More Speed: New 16 Channel Unmanaged Gigabit Switch

The new 16 channel unmanaged gigabit switch is the latest addition to WAGO’s switch portfolio. Each of the 16 RJ-45 ports support 10/100/1000 Mbps with auto-negotiation and auto-MDI-/MDX detection, resulting in high speeds and configurability. Enclosed in compact housing (50 mm) and designed for DIN rail mounting, this 16 port gigabit switch allows control engineers

Compact 3-Phase Monitors with Enhanced Noise Immunity

CARLO GAVAZZI is proud to announce the addition of their latest three phase monitoring relays, the DPA52 and DPB52. These devices provide critical protection against phase loss and improper phase sequence, with DPB52 adding additional protection against under-voltage and over-voltage. Optimizing panel space is a primary goal for most manufacturers. Thanks to the low profile

J.W. Winco Offers Metric Size, Steel Round Cabinet “U” Handles with Tapped Blind Holes

J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers RoHS Compliant GN 425 Metric Size, Steel Round Cabinet “U” Handles With Tapped Blind Holes. These cabinet “U” handles come in 8, 10, 12 and 16 mm diameter with lengths ranging from 55 mm – 300 mm (depending on diameter) and

EXAIR’s Threaded Line Vac Makes it Easy to Convert Standard Pipe Into a Powerful, High Volume Conveyor

EXAIRs new aluminum 2-1/2 NPT and 3 NPT Threaded Line Vac Air Operated Conveyors convert ordinary pipe into a powerful conveying system for parts, scrap, trim and other bulk materials. Their larger size makes them perfect for conveying bigger parts and large volumes of material over long distances. The Threaded Line Vac is designed to

Edge Protection Profiles Offered by J.W. Winco

J.W. Winco, Inc., a supplier of standard industrial machine components, announced it now offers GN 2184 Edge Protection Profiles. The RoHS compliant GN 2184 edge protection profiles are installed on the front edge of metal sheets and plates, protecting the surfaces from damage by sharp edges. The edge finish additionally achieves an optical decorative effect,

Largest Body of Evidence on Clinical Benefits of Patient Warming Now Available

The largest body of evidence detailing the clinical benefits of patient warming, recently updated, offers scientific insights and instills confidence in temperature management best practices. The 3M™ Bair Hugger™ System Research Compendium includes summaries of over 200 studies across a wide range of surgeries, making it easy for clinicians to search the large volume of