November 19, 2018




Upgradable I/O communication module monitors decentralized applications via 2G and 3G wireless networks

2017-08-29 20:00:05

CONTA-CLIP presents the communication module GSM-PRO2, a remote control and maintenance solution for decentralized applications via 2G and 3G wireless networks that features I/O expansion modules for a customizable number of inputs and outputs. The multifunctional I/O module alerts users via automated SMS or email messages when the monitored


Robust pneumatics helps packaging manufacturer set it then forget it

2017-08-22 15:06:53

Elopak equips fully aseptic filling machine with robust pneumatics. By Xavier van Aelst, Director Food & Beverage and Christian Broich, Sales Engineer, AVENTICS GmbH, Laatzen, Germany The E-PS120A is the first fully aseptic filling machine for gable-top packaging. Image courtesy of Elopak Machines for filling consumer-friendly containers with


HEIDENHAIN’s Compact TNC 620 Control Now with Touchscreen Technology

2017-07-26 22:00:04

TNC contouring controls from HEIDENHAIN are popular with users thanks to their workshop-oriented operational design and conversational programming. And now, HEIDENHAIN’s compact TNC 620 control combines its advantages of field-proven HEIDENHAIN contouring controls with the latest in touchscreen technology. The TNC 620 control with


Pneumatics system from FIPA creates safe injection molding and cutting solution

2017-07-26 21:06:22

When a well-known automotive manufacturer needed its front and rear wheel arches molded by an injection molding specialist, it turned to Proper Polymers, a South Carolina-based company that manufactures plastic parts using the injection molding process. The project presented considerable challenges, achieving a viable solution maintaining zero


Aventics expands product range to include intelligent compact ejectors with display

2017-07-24 16:36:34

Aventics is expanding its project range for vacuum technology. In August 2017, the company will launch the ECD series with four compact ejectors. The new products, some of which are IO-Link-capable, will reduce air consumption significantly. The new ECD (Ejector Compact Display) series consists of four product versions: ECD-BV, ECD-SV, ECD-IV and


Aventics plant is named “Factory of the Year” in Hungary

2017-07-19 22:35:51

The Aventics location in Eger, Hungary can now call itself the “Factory of the Year 2016.” The Hungarian production location for the pneumatics specialist was honored in three categories, making Aventics Hungary Kft. one of the top-rated companies in Hungary. The award ceremony on May 5, 2017, in Budapest was thrilling: Aventics won


New Product: LEANTECHNIK launches their linear gear rack lift drives in North America

2017-07-11 12:36:07

It has been touted as one of the more innovative products in recent times, and the possibilities of its application are truly endless. Linear gear rack drives from LEANTECHNIK convert rotation into linear motion and their modular design allows multiple options. The quadrilateral rack with roller bearing drives have a high exact positioning for


Teaching Robots to ‘Feel with Their Eyes’

2017-07-07 15:01:31

Penn’s School of Engineering and Applied Science: Burka hopes to build up a database of one thousand surfaces to help coach robots on how to identify objects and also to know what they’re made of and how best to handle them.


How Dimic Steel Tech Cut Their Programming Time In Half

2017-07-06 22:31:22

Dimic Steel Tech, a metal fabrication and machining service provider in Upland, California cut their programming time in half by using OCTOPUZ software. Read on to find out how. Dimic Steel Tech, a metal fabrication and machining service provider in Upland, California uses OCTOPUZ to program their robot, a KUKA KR 16 for MIG welding, from start to


Case Study: Flex uses mobility to stay lean

2017-07-06 17:30:06

Two mobile robots independently transport goods internally in the Austrian location of Flex, one of the world’s leading technology companies. The automation of these monotonous tasks keeps processes lean, efficient and flexible and takes the strain off the employees and enables them to devote more time to more important activities.


New Service Helps Robotics Companies Drive Revenues & Grow Business

2017-07-05 17:30:07

Service Advantage is a substantial addition to Ricoh’s services suite that offers businesses access to its global network of highly skilled and certified services employees to assist with lifecycle management for electromechanical devices.


Retired Army Ranger and Robot Sidekick Conduct Special Ops for Toyota

2017-07-03 12:30:06

-First North American In-Home Trial of Robot to Aid Paralyzed Veteran -Ongoing Robotics Research Designed to Help People with Limited Mobility -Toyota Showcases Robot at NASCAR Race Honoring Veterans DAYTONA, Fla., June 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Decorated U.S. war veteran Romulo (Romy) Camargo starts his day like most of us. He wakes up, gets a


Cylinder cushioning adjustment tool released by Aventics

2017-06-28 13:35:37

In the past, you often needed experience, a special touch, and a lot of patience to correctly adjust the cushioning for pneumatic cylinders. The new CAT (Cushioning Adjustment Tool) diagnostic tool assists the installer with an LED display and visualization in a smartphone app. Optimal adjustment of cushioning is important for trouble-free


Wind River Teaming with Nation's Largest Transportation Proving Grounds, Ohio State University, and Central Ohio Region to Develop, Test Smart Connected and Autonomous Technologies

2017-06-07 15:01:59

- Intel® subsidiary Wind River®; Transportation Research Center (TRC); Ohio State University; and Dublin, Ohio are looking to advance safe and secure technologies for self-driving and connected vehicle technologies. - The first phase of the Wind River-led program envisions the creation of "rolling lab" test vehicles developed with Ohio


Intelligent Pneumatic Valves from AVENTICS

2017-06-07 19:58:20

The Advanced Valve family from AVENTICS continues to evolve by finding modern answers for current industrial automation requirements. The Advanced Electronic System (AES) interface from AVENTICS provides effortless communication between AV valves and controls systems via standard fieldbus protocols.


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