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New firmware enables faster drive-to-drive communication

New firmware enables faster drive-to-drive communication

The COMBIVERT F6 and S6 drive controllers from KEB Automation are now available with new firmware that includes a special highlight: CAN cross-communication. This means that plant and machine builders using the corresponding drives benefit from faster and more flexible communication between the inverters. Users can also utilise all process data-capable parameters.

24th March 2024

SICK develops OD7000 precision sensor for demanding micron measurements

SICK develops OD7000 precision sensor for demanding micron measurements

Developed for ultra-high precision in the micron range, SICK’s compact OD7000 displacement sensor reliably measures tiny distances in challenging applications cost-effectively. Comprising a separate controller and sensor head that are both extremely compact, the OD7000 is purpose-built to fit into the tightest machine spaces.

21st March 2024

Celera increases size of its reliable and accurate inductive encoder

Celera increases size of its reliable and accurate inductive encoder

Celera Motion has launched a new, larger-size version of its ultra-lightweight IncOder CORE inductive encoder series. The new 70 mm outside diameter (OD) feedback sensor is a frameless design, ideally suited to OEM integration projects including robotics.

6th March 2024

Unlock time and cost savings with igus Module Connect

Unlock time and cost savings with igus Module Connect

In today’s fast-paced industrial landscape, efficiency and cost-effectiveness are crucial. Enter the igus Module Connect, a connector solution that streamlines your operations, enhances productivity and puts money back in your pocket.

5th March 2024

Sensor with touchscreen heralds a future of easy-set-up sensing

Sensor with touchscreen heralds a future of easy-set-up sensing

SICK is claiming a world first with the W10 – a photoelectric sensor with a touchscreen display. The company says the W10 represents a major step forward in precise detection technology, adaptable for countless industrial automation applications.

28th February 2024

Foremost Electronics increases range of FIBOX HMI protection windows

Foremost Electronics increases range of FIBOX HMI protection windows

Foremost Electronics, the engineering-led Essex based importer and specialist distributor of electromechanical components and sub-systems, announces the availability of three new sizes added to the range of HMI protection windows from enclosure manufacturer FIBOX.

13th February 2024

Second generation stainless steel worm gear speed reducers

Second generation stainless steel worm gear speed reducers

Boston Gear introduces the next generation of its 700 Series worm gear speed reducer. The SS700 Gen2 stainless steel speed reducer is an evolution of its first-generation series that has served the food and beverage industry for over 10 years.

2nd February 2024

Quick, easy and precise fitting of energy chains

Quick, easy and precise fitting of energy chains

The popular readychain service from igus is now complete with a new ‘assembly helper’ device, the fastpositioner, helping to save installation time and improve handling.

31st January 2024

Fully managed switches provide more functionality on the plant floor

Fully managed switches provide more functionality on the plant floor

Stratix 5200 fully managed Ethernet switches from Rockwell Automation have higher port speed options, all gig ports and still offer redundant and resilient system features, including DLR and PRP.

31st January 2024

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