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Product stories from February 2021 Issue of Industrial Technology
70 years old but with an entire future ahead
In 1950, the idea of a cage-guided needle roller bearing was conceived, revolutionising bearing technology. Schaeffler has sold (Read more)

Clean, efficient and repeatable dispensing of adhesive thread lockers
Henkel is continuously upgrading its engineering adhesives to improve performance characteristics and extend their scope of use, (Read more)

Compact safety switch protects personnel within industrial and processing applications
Euchner has launched a new range of compact and highly secure locking switches ideally suited to applications in the (Read more)

Compact, energy-efficient brushless DC motor for high-speed applications
Portescap has added the 16ECS high-speed brushless motor to its Ultra EC mini brushless DC motor platform. These compact 16mm (Read more)

Considerations to make when choosing an industrial enclosure
Choosing an industrial enclosure is seldom just about the enclosure itself. It has to meet the right level of quality and (Read more)

Conveyor system grows with your requirements
The new versatile and flexible flat top chain conveyor system Versaflex is a conveyor system that grows with your requirements. It (Read more)

Cost-effective monitoring and protection for smaller plant
Protecting smaller, yet critical items of rotating plant such as industrial fans and pumps has become increasingly important as (Read more)

Coupling range is anything but standard
For precise equipment, ensuring an optimum coupling is vital for performance and reliability. For over 50 years Huco has offered a (Read more)

Eaton launches cost-competitive Winner PTFE hoses for demanding applications
Eaton has announced the launch of two new Winner series of PTFE hoses in the EMEA market. With short lead times across Europe, (Read more)
Eaton Fluid Power

EMS offers latest innovation in motors with internal aperture
New from EMS is the Faulhaber DM66200H series of hollow shaft stepper motors, boasting a new direct drive mechanism for (Read more)

Flexicon extends its liquid-tight conduit system range with UL and CSA certification
Flexicon has extended its flexible conduit system offer to include a new liquid tight flexible metal conduit (LMFC), which (Read more)

Getting conveyors back up and running, fast
When a part fails on a production line, it’s a race against the clock to source the problem and fix it before downtime (Read more)

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How L’Oréal reduced throughput time from 10 hours to 15 minutes
Small batch sizes and a competitive market characterise the cosmetics industry. To survive in this market, producers must strive (Read more)

Igus rolls out chainflex box to save users time and money
A new chainflex cable box is proving a best seller for Igus. The chainflex CASE is a new logistics solution that is saving (Read more)

Implications of the UK-EU trade deal for UK machine builders
Following long-running negotiations and a deadline that was repeatedly postponed, the UK and EU finally agreed a new trading (Read more)

Improved insight for manufacturers of energy efficient technologies
Yokogawa Test & Measurement has added another new instrument to its ScopeCorder family of portable multi-channel (Read more)

Installation and care of hygienic latch fasteners
Emka IP69K stainless steel hygiene compression latches with rounded/double flat or triangular key inserts are EHEDGE Certified to (Read more)

Installation and commissioning made easy on heavy-duty cable carrier
For the heavy-duty cable carriers in the TKHD series, Kabelschlepp Metool has taken the next development step and presents a (Read more)

NVH testing for the vehicle of the future
Tighter environmental regulations are triggering disruptive trends in the automotive industry. Now more than ever, the efficiency (Read more)

OKW’s TOPTEC enclosures now in 28 permutations
OKW’s TOPTEC plastic enclosures for PCBs with protruding connectors and interfaces are now available in 28 different (Read more)

Omron introduces 1S Series AC servo drives and motors with motion safety functionality
Omron has launched its new 1S Series AC servo drives and motors, which include motion safety. This ensures machine operator (Read more)

Omron launches next generation SCARA robots
Omron’s new i4L SCARA is a compact robot that offers strong performance at the lowest total cost of ownership. The i4L (Read more)

Ruland jaw couplings for servo motors
Zero-backlash jaw couplings from Ruland have high dampening capabilities, can accommodate all forms of misalignment, and are (Read more)

Scanner performance right down the line
Wenglor’s new barcode line scanner sets new standards in the reading of one-dimensional codes. Thanks to the increased (Read more)
Wenglor Sensoric

Sick’s off-the-shelf modular quality control system is super versatile and reduces development time
Sick’s newly-developed MQCS (Modular Quality Control System) is an off-the-shelf, multifunctional machine vision system, (Read more)

Siemens actuator line for small valves operates as quiet, connected multitasker
Siemens Smart Infrastructure has upgraded its range of SSA actuators for small valves by adding new features for more energy (Read more)

Simple and secure approach to installing panel hardware
FDB Panel Fittings and sales partner Dirak became aware of customer feedback which indicated that customers were tired of wasting (Read more)

Springing into action saves the day for automotive tier one
William Hughes has come to the aid of a leading automotive seat manufacturer. The order, which was for seat frames and trim wires, (Read more)

Strategic partnership enhances magnetic levitation shuttle
ABB is partnering with Canada’s PMI to expand its machine automation offering, saying that the integration of PMI’s (Read more)

Streamline the panel building process
Control system and switchgear engineers face enormous time pressures today, a difficulty further complicated by the numerous (Read more)

The return on investment in an adhesives process
One of the major considerations when specifying an adhesive is how quickly it will deliver return on investment (ROI), a metric (Read more)

Ultrasonic device raises accuracy of re-lubrication of bearings
A unique ultrasonic device, which ‘listens’ to the sound of grease filling a bearing, makes the re-lubrication process (Read more)

Wave springs and round wire coil springs compared
Crest-to-Crest wave springs can offer similar loads and deflection to traditional coil springs, but at around half the height. (Read more)

Configure a tailored safety relay with myPNOZ Creator
If you want a safety relay that’s precisely tailored to your application, you can now take advantage of myPNOZ from Pilz. (Read more)

Festo puts STANLEY knife production at the cutting edge
Festo automation technology is being used to help STANLEY Tools in the UK to meet continued demand for its renowned safety knives, (Read more)
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