BOA Spot: simple, affordable, and reliable performance for quality inspection. No matter what you create on your production line, BOA Spot can help you improve quality, reduce scrap, and increase throughput. It has never been so easy for you to expand your automation with vision.
With integrated LED lighting, lens cover, easy-to-use software, and easy integration with factory systems, BOA Spot instantly delivers high value capabilities at a low cost of ownership. And its robust build quality with IP67 rating means Spot is at home in harsh industrial/wash down conditions.
BOA Spot's embedded vision tools, exposed through a simple point and click interface, can be quickly deployed for numerous automated inspection and identification tasks. Whether used for manufacturing, error-proofing, or tracking products from cradle to grave, BOA Spot vision sensors offer flexibility and a big return on a small...
With the IPS 200i, Leuze electronic has introduced the smallest camera-based sensor on the market for compartment fine positioning with high-bay storage devices in single-depth storage. It impresses with some powerful advantages, particularly its fast commissioning and simple alignment.
Smart is to think easy – that is the development claim of Leuze electronic for the benefit of their customers. What this means is that Leuze electronic develops only products that are easy and intuitive to commission and operate. Fast commissioning is one of the most powerful advantages that the small, camera-based IPS 200i has to offer. It is accomplished using a web-based configuration tool. Adjustments can be made directly on the device itself. An alignment system with feedback LEDs provides additional support. Due to the compact design, the IPS 200i requires only little space on the high-bay storage device. This enables quick and easy...
Carlo Gavazzi announced the launch of their latest motor thermistor relay in a compact, DIN-rail mount housing.
The DTA04 features universal input voltage, giving it flexibility to be installed in a variety of control panels. This is a DIN rail mounted thermistor relay whose main purpose is to protect electric motors from overheating, ensuring continuous production and preventing machine downtime.
Simplicity, versatility, and reliability are crucial for most users as they select monitoring controls to protect motors and equipment. The DTA04 meets these criteria with key features that include an operational mode that can be configured as Auto or Manual reset, giving the user the ability to select the option that best suits their requirements. The universal input voltage and multiple NEMA B300 relay outputs also provide users with the options they require.
The DTA04 gives Carlo Gavazzi more thermistor relay housing options than any other manufacturer, to meet...
The ModbusRTU installs right on top of the 730/731 series Brushless Drive
•730BDC Series BLDC (available now – Models 730BDC-RTU and 731BDC-RTU)
•Enhanced control and information
•Installation labor and material savings
•Enables advanced applications: Smart phone/tablet apps; Bluetooth and Cloud applications; remote access
•Unique to Dart
•Supported by HUGE installed base of Modbus–capable controllers, HMI’s and plc’s
Dart’s 700 Series of DC brushless motor controls provides variable speed operation for most brushless DC motors. Compact, economical, and ENERGY EFFICIENT, the 700 Series provides the newest alternative in motor control. These drives are ideal where high speed or quiet operation is needed, combined with a BLDC motor completely eliminating brush wear. The 700 Series may be provided with a pluggable connector and fixed speed settings for OEM applications.
TIA Portal V15 engineering framework: Focus on applications, digitalization and efficiency
New version of the TIA Portal V15 engineering framework with emphasis on applications, digitalization portfolio and engineering efficiency
Applications enhanced with high-level language programming, integration of additional drive systems and handling functions
Widening of the digitalization portfolio to include OPC UA functionalities and virtual commissioning
Standardization and higher engineering efficiency with teamwork, as well as expanded diagnostics of machines and systems
With the new version of the TIA Portal V15 (Totally Integrated Automation Portal), Siemens is extending its engineering framework to include a range of new practical digitalization functions to shorten engineering times....
Universal Robots opens new repair center enabling overnight deliveries in North America
4,300 sq ft (400 m2) center adjacent to Universal Robots’ Americas headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan, now ready to cover North and South America with repair services, offering overnight delivery of spare parts in North America.
UR robot models, from the CB3 generation and forward, no longer need to be shipped overseas to Denmark for repair services but can now be handled at Universal Robots’ new center in Michigan. The newly renovated location will also house a complete inventory of spare parts for Universal Robots’ collaborative robot arms, servicing the entire Americas region, featuring 24 hours turn-around time in North America.
The center will be able to handle all repair and spare part requests. President of Universal Robots, Jürgen von Hollen, emphasizes how the new repair center underscores the sense of urgency that UR experiences in the market. “Our...
StockSAVER represents the latest generation in Kanban systems for production logistics. Simple to retrofit to FIFO flow racks, StockSAVER solves many of the traditional Kanban problems, frees up space for more value adding activities and improves cash-flow. StockSAVER calls up material replenishment orders automatically, thus eliminating the margin for human error and making the need for line-side safety stocks redundant.
• No more fear-related stockpiling required
• No more safety stock required (with no danger of materials running out)
• Protection against running out of materials
• Improved cash flow
• Complete solution from a single source (hardware and software)
• No external project or consultancy costs, thanks to simple commissioning and use
• Intelligent signal points determine the actual material stocks present in the...
POSITAL is expanding their incremental encoder family to add their line of draw wire sensors. These new programmable linear sensors allow for even more versatility to their ever expanding LINARIX series. A unique Internet-enabled configuration management system for programmability lets users update and program these sensors on the spot.
• Variety of measurement lengths, from 1.25m to 15m
• Default resolution 0.1mm, configurable using UBIFAST
• Simple and adaptable installation
• Cost effective solution for accurate linear positioning
• Rugged design for high reliability and low maintenance
Large Variety of Configurations for Any Application:
New Incremental LINARIX draw wires are offered with a wide variety of mechanical features, connector types and connection interfaces with economical options. With over a million possible choices, you...
Explore how smart actuators can improve application control, flexibility and efficiency
Thomson is advancing linear actuation technology with a new generation of smart electromechanical actuators. We integrate onboard electronics directly into the actuator, and resulting benefits to your next machine design can include:
• Improved control
• Reduced complexity
• Fewer components
• Reduced installation time
• Lower overall costs
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Thomson walks you through the makings of a smart electromechanical actuator, its integrated electronics, where it is best applied and three Thomson actuator families offering these solutions.