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Product stories from July 2021 Issue of Industrial Technology
5 questions to ask before you buy a geared motor
The global geared motor market is expected to reach approximately $32.9 billion by 2025. But, before plant operators and (Read more)

80GHz technology puts continuous level measurement on Sick’s radar
An innovative non-contact radar sensing technology from Sick is opening up the prospect of robust and reliable real-time (Read more)

Analog Devices announces 10Gpbs iCoupler digital isolator
Analog Devices has introduced the first in a new series of iCoupler digital isolators that offers a total bandwidth of 10 Gigabits (Read more)

Attractive magnetic catches hold panels and doors in place
Southco has introduced the latest product in its successful line of magnetic catches, with a new version that combines strength (Read more)

Choosing the right conveyor belt for assured food safety
Running a food processing plant is not an easy task, not least because of the complexities of dealing with food safety and (Read more)

Connected robotics for smart manufacturing
We talk to Simon Jenkins, divisional manager for robotics at Stäubli UK, about connected robotic manufacturing, and whether (Read more)

Consider fasteners at the earliest stages of a design
When John F. Kennedy visited the NASA Space Center in 1962, he introduced himself to the cleaner and asked what he was doing. The (Read more)

Creating Digital Twins is quicker and error-free thanks to Festo
Festo has developed an award-winning online catalogue that provides designers with a time-saving tool kit and prepares the way for (Read more)

Cyber resilience for industrial systems
Paul Taylor, business development director for industrial services at TÜV SÜD, a global product testing and (Read more)

Digital services save time in design
Efficient data management in engineering can help save time and money during the design phase. New digital services are now (Read more)

Easily access, monitor and manage remote equipment with new platform
Red Lion’s Secure Remote Access Platform, in partnership with MB Connect Line, is now available in the United Kingdom, (Read more)
Red Lion Controls

The increasing automation of processes places growing demands on safety concepts. Classic concepts such as muting, for example, (Read more)
Leuze Electronic

Electrocraft expands MobilePower wheel drive family with a 500 lb upgrade
The MPW Wheel Drive features a high torque-density brushless DC motor with a heavy duty integrated planetary gearbox mounted (Read more)

Enabling Laithwaites to reach 98% productivity
CKF has recently designed, installed and commissioned an extensive new case feed and palletising system for Laithwaites wine, an (Read more)

Ensuring greater safety in production processes
Black and yellow hatching is a striking feature that makes the new Warning and Protective Profile D30 R28-90° from the Item (Read more)

Ewellix online Linear Guide Calculator helps designers select the right product
Precision rail guides, profile rail guides or linear ball bearings? Even for designers it can be difficult to select the best (Read more)

Few would deny the importance of energy efficiency in ventilation fan systems – after all, by far the largest component of (Read more)

The space-saving PRT-04 slewing ring bearings are now available in a range of sizes with inner and outer tooth drives and a (Read more)

Improving wind power quality
The Danish government recently made history with the commission of the world’s first energy island. The island will house (Read more)
Cressall Resistors

Inductive sensors help get the beers in
When a drinks producer needed a method of conducting a final inspection check of cases of bottles after the lid of the corrugated (Read more)

Interroll expands the performance range of its synchronous drum motors
Interroll has unveiled what it claims is the world’s most powerful synchronous drum motor for belt conveyor systems, (Read more)

Intertronics introduces Low Shrink optical adhesiv
New from adhesives supplier Intertronics is Dymax Low Shrink OP-81-LS UV adhesive, which offers very low volumetric shrinkage. (Read more)

Locking solution transforms cargo bike into smart carrier
Established in 2017 in the Netherlands, Paztir is a specialist in access management, track and trace and smart locking systems for (Read more)

Long-reach industrial Ethernet offerings deliver last mile industrial connectivity
Analog Devices has expanded its ADI Chronous Industrial Ethernet portfolio with solutions that bring long-reach Ethernet (Read more)

Measuring long distances with increased accuracy
Laser distance sensors usually measure either time of flight or phase shift. With measurement of the time of flight, a short pulse (Read more)

Miniaturisation means smaller, higher performing machines
As OEMs strive to develop ever more mobile and compact machines, the trend is forcing miniature motion control manufacturers to (Read more)

Neat, packed and sustainable
Mitsubishi Electric has supported Mailroom Machines in the redesign of a Norpak mail wrapping machine to improve the environmental (Read more)

New base unit for Rolec’s profiPLUS 50 suspension arms
Industrial enclosures specialist Rolec has added a tough new static/mobile base to its profiPLUS 50 range of suspension arms for (Read more)

New Igus module predicts the service life of machines and manufacturing systems
Motion plastics leader Igus has developed a new predictive maintenance device, a new home for the software to power its smart (Read more)

Next generation Stratus ftServers optimised for edge applications
Stratus Technologies has announced the next generation of its Stratus ftServer line of fault tolerant edge servers. Offering up to (Read more)

Num adds power skiving to its portfolio of gear production CNC solutions
CNC specialist Num has further extended the functionality of its renowned NUMgear family of gear production technology with the (Read more)

Precision mixing contains costs
A pre-pilot mixing plant is using wireless TorqSense transducers for ultra-accurate viscosity measurement of high-value compounds. (Read more)

Eaton has announced the launch of its X3 medium-duty pump and motor portfolio, including a new two-speed cartridge motor paired (Read more)
Eaton Fluid Power

Renishaw FORTiS enclosed linear absolute encoder series
Designed for use in harsh environments such as machine tools, the FORTiS enclosed linear absolute encoder design is built upon (Read more)

Return on investment with planetary mixing equipment
Matthew Baseley, Senior Internal Technical Sales Executive at Intertronics, discusses the factors contributing to return on (Read more)

Round displays open up design possibilities
Relec introduces round TFT and projected capacitive (PCAP) displays from FutureLabs, suitable for outdoor and harsh environments (Read more)

RS Components has announced the expansion of its popular RS PRO sensors range to give customers a comprehensive choice of sensors (Read more)

Scaling up production, fast
Manufacturers must increase production to capitalise on the record growth in new orders. However, scaling up production quickly (Read more)

Shaping the future of industrial Ethernet
Time-Sensitive Networking (TSN) is preparing industrial Ethernet to support tomorrow’s industrial communications needs by (Read more)

Sick’s sHub smart sensor hub helps to prevent machine downtime
Sick has launched the sHub sensor hub, a smart add-on to its HIPERFACE DSL single-cable motor feedback system, which turns servo (Read more)

Smart monitoring and IIoT tech boost uptime
Operators of onshore wind turbines are always looking to maximise power output and profitability. Therefore, any tool that can (Read more)

Smart robotics enable flexible production
The coronavirus crisis has caused unimaginable damage to the personal health and finances of people throughout the world, as well (Read more)

Stepper motors are quieter yet offer 40% more torque and 3% higher efficiency
EAO has introduced a new family of 56mm two-phase stepper motors that offer up to 40% higher torque than existing models to reduce (Read more)

Nord Drivesystems has developed a powerful combination for use in mixing and agitation processes: The MAXXDRIVE industrial gear (Read more)
Nord Gear Ltd

TFC expands specialist parts capabilities to meet growing customer demand
Fastening supply chain service expert TFC has expanded its global sourcing capabilities to make it easier for its customers to (Read more)

The ABC of milling, drilling and tapping
Milling, drilling, thread tapping – there are very few switchgear manufacturers who love metalworking. Fortunately, there is (Read more)

Trimline IP65 swinghandles from FDB Panel Fittings
FDB Panel Fittings can announce that Dirak Trimline IP65 swinghandles are now available ex-stock from its online store. These (Read more)

TX CableNet network rack from Rittal for professional quality cable management
IT professionals are coming under increasing time pressure and managing increasingly complex systems. With its new TX CableNet, (Read more)

Understanding the effects of PWM control on brushless DC motors
Brushless DC motors are increasingly popular options for a host of critical applications where size, performance and reliability (Read more)

Unify the process control network
For many liquid and gas control applications, device integration to the main PLC through a single fieldbus reduces costs and can (Read more)

Updated app from SKF extends access to information on super-precision bearings
SKF has updated the app that gives users instant information on super-precision bearings. Super-precision manager app allows users (Read more)

What does the Ecodesign Regulation mean for machine builders?
Derek Coulson of Hold Tech Files offers guidance on the new Ecodesign Reguation. A new Ecodesign Regulation came into force in (Read more)
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