Industrial Technology

Pepperl+Fuchs presents Pad-Ex 01 P12 tablet for hazardous areas


With the Pad-Ex 01 P12, Pepperl+Fuchs is launching a new tablet for professional use in hazardous areas in Zone 2/22, Division 2. The tablet is equipped with the Windows 11 Pro 64-bit operating system, thus offering maximum efficiency for demanding applications.

Pepperl+Fuchs presents Pad-Ex 01 P12 tablet for hazardous areas

New Solutions to Support Robust and Reliable Communications


Belden announces new products designed for secure, high-quality performance in critical applications. Releases include OSDP and fire alarm cables from Belden, as well as Hirschmann IT railway radios and managed switches, Lumberg Automation connectors and ProSoft Technology routers.

New Solutions to Support Robust and Reliable Communications

KEB DL4 servomotors now with functional safety


Brusatori Electric Motors (part of the KEB Group) has introduced a new mechanical mounting system for safe encoders for its DL4 series of servomotors that meets the requirements with safety functionalities and can assume Functional Safety functions together with the approved drive system. The functionalities then depend on the encoder type used.

KEB DL4 servomotors now with functional safety

Digitalisation for quality management in pharmaceutical production

2 days ago

In pharmaceutical production, the quest for quality is paramount. Every pill, injection and medication must meet stringent standards to ensure patient safety and efficacy. Amidst evolving regulations, complex processes and the ever-present spectre of human error, Reinfried Kosslbacher, business development manager at COPA-DATA argues for digitalisation in pharmaceutical production.

Digitalisation for quality management in pharmaceutical production

Extended portfolio for ICS series electronics housings

8 days ago

With the ICS housing series, Phoenix Contact offers a wide range of housing systems for future-oriented automation devices. The new PCB terminal blocks in two pitches (5.0 mm and 3.5 mm) provide additional connection options for ICS series electronics housings.

ROLEC introduces Cutting-Edge IP-Rated Plastic Enclosures

9 days ago

ROLEC now offers two premium ranges of IP-rated plastic housings - technoPLUS and technoDISC. Pole-mountable technoPLUS is ideal for outdoor locations, IIoT, measurement and hubs, while technoDISC is perfect for instrumentation, measurement and marine electronics.

Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition

18th - 19th June 2024 Machine Vision Conference and Exhibition

Automation UK

18th - 19th June 2024 Automation UK

Pilz ‘Machinery Safety on Tour’ heads to Scotland

9:00am - 4:00pm, Wednesday 19th June 2024 Pilz ‘Machinery Safety on Tour’ heads to Scotland

PPMA Show 2024

24th - 26th September 2024 PPMA Show 2024
Spring 2024

Industrial Technology Magazine - Spring 2024

Cover Story
2  Opportunities to drive your machine performance, from the innovators in valve terminals

Industry Update
8 Machine builders not yet reaping reaping benefits of digital transformation
10 Generating green power from ancient windmills
12 Who might be the potential purchasers for Innomatics?
14 Schneider Electric celebrates EcoCare launch at new Experience Centre
15 Millions of pounds written off by UK manufacturers

Design Engineering
19 Considerations for choosing an LED potting compound
20 Durability and customisation for fume cupboard controls
22 Operational security for enclosures
24 There’s more to making a spring than you might think
26 Designing with springs in non-standard materials
28 The right battery pack for a mobile industrial robot

Machine Building and Automation
31 Optimise helical gear design to minimise audible noise
32 Moving away from big data toward smart data
34 Machining of lead screws to meet individual needs
36 Machine safety indication can greatly increase productivity
38 New motor driven the roller is most powerful on the market
40 Custom linear motion solution drives hydro research project
42 Automation achieves perfect Easter egg flavour combos
44 From mass production to mass personalisation
46 The transition from electric drives to intelligent drives
48 Build your own AMR with IDEC Safety Wheel Drive

Food Manufacturing Live
A 20 page preview of Food Manufacturing Live, taking place at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham on 1st May 2024

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