Machine Building

Machine Building

Festo and QM Systems collaborate to develop new automated mass testing system

Festo and QM Systems collaborate to develop new automated mass testing system

Industrial automation specialist Festo and systems integrator QM Systems have collaborated on the evolution of a new automated laboratory system that fills, caps and labels test vials at speeds of up to 3000 vials per hour.

11th April 2024

Machining of lead screws to meet individual needs

Machining of lead screws to meet individual needs

ABSSAC continues to invest as part of the long-term vision of the company and its progressive UK manufacturing goals, most recently with the acquisition of a new ROMI GL250M CNC turning centre. We visited the company at its HQ in Evesham, Worcestershire, to see how the machine has transformed ABSSAC’s machining scope and capability.

8th April 2024

Unlock time and cost savings with igus Module Connect

Unlock time and cost savings with igus Module Connect

In today’s fast-paced industrial landscape, efficiency and cost-effectiveness are crucial. Enter the igus Module Connect, a connector solution that streamlines your operations, enhances productivity and puts money back in your pocket.

5th March 2024

Integrated control and display

Integrated control and display

New from IDEC is the FT2J series, combining a PLC with an operator interface. This compact, energy-efficient solution offers a sleek design and advanced connectivity, perfect for space-constrained environments.

25th January 2024

igus extends its cable guarantee to a record four years

igus extends its cable guarantee to a record four years

Cable service life is a concern to machine builders and cable users. But 10 years ago, igus was the first industrial company in the world to introduce a 36-month guarantee on moving cables. Now, the plastics specialist is extending the guarantee period for its entire cable range by a further 12-months to four years, giving customers even more operational and planning security.

17th January 2024

Thomson announces rotating-nut stepper motor linear actuator with rotary encoder

Thomson announces rotating-nut stepper motor linear actuator with rotary encoder

Thomson Industries has introduced a rotating-nut stepper motor linear actuator (SMLA) with a rotary encoder as a standard option. Machine designers with applications requiring positional feedback can now specify the full line of SMLAs integrated with this enhancement.

10th January 2024

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