Industrial Technology

Reliability, efficiency and superior performance from servo worm gearboxes

2 days ago

Apex Dynamics has unveiled its latest motion control solution – the JDLB series of high precision servo worm gear units. With backlash down to 1 arc minute and aluminium alloy housing, the gearboxes have low noise and long service life.

Reliability, efficiency and superior performance from servo worm gearboxes

Drive controllers for every application

2 days ago

The COMBIVERT F6 and S6 drive controllers from KEB are often mentioned in the same breath, as they are both modern frequency inverters, drive a wide range of motor technologies and have safety features directly in the drive. So what separates and unites the two drive controllers?

Drive controllers for every application

Lenze launches the most powerful motor driven roller currently on the market

2 days ago

Less complexity, fewer variants, more efficiency, more power and simpler, faster commissioning and maintenance – that’s what Lenze is promising with a revolutionary new magnetic motor driven roller (MDR) to support intralogistics customers, driving the future of conveying.

Lenze launches the most powerful motor driven roller currently on the market

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

3 days ago

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.

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

Optimising helical gear design to minimise audible noise

8 days ago

Portescap’s Vivek Salve, deputy manager for design and development, and Rushikesh Gaikwad, senior engineer, explain why helical gears ensure quiet operation in medical applications.

Five good reasons for the DS11 Smart Connector

12 days ago

The digital world is advancing in big steps. One example of this is the DS11 integrated Smart Connector from SCHURTER. The DS11 is a smart power entry module and can be installed in almost any device.

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Industrial Technology Magazine - Winter 2024

Cover Story
16 Food Manufacturing Live: Engineering and automation solutions for the food and drink industry Industry update
6 Manufacturers enter 2024 with increased optimism
8 Carter chosen for ground breaking aviation hydrogen project
10 Stepper motors power the effort to reduce patient diagnostics backlog

Design engineering

13 Process factors to consider when specifying an adhesive
14 Enclosure and panel fastening: the engineer’s complete guide
18 Quality threaded inserts key for electric mobility
20 Designing with size in mind – wave springs in medical applications
22 Lockable gas springs for an adjustable wheelchair

Machine building and automation
25 Connectivity drives flexible manufacturing solutions
26 Reducing CO2 emissions through increased motion efficiency
28 Minimise downtime and cut repair costs while scaling up
30 Torque motors optimised for machine applications
32 Driving energy savings in a dairy clean-in-place system
34 Selecting the correct gear unit for your application

Machinery Safety Supplement
4 Getting to grips with the EU Machinery Regulation
6 How do I find the right safety locking device?
8 Going with the flow for safety’s sake
9 Safety brake features new patented friction system

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