Autonomous mobile robots for medium payload range
OMRON has announced the launch of the MD-650 and MD-900 medium-payload (650 kg and 900 kg) autonomous mobile robots (AMR). Designed to provide greater efficiency in material transfer with medium-duty payloads and integrated control technology, the new series increases OMRON’s range of autonomous robots to meet the needs of a wide variety of part and material transport applications.
Safety brake features new patented friction system
KEB Automation is expanding its product portfolio with the new COMBISTOP S1 spring-applied brake. The holding brake has a new, patented friction system which delivers significantly higher braking torque, which corresponds to the level of permanent magnet brakes.
Space-saving wiring with mini multi-level terminal blocks
Mini terminal blocks are particularly suitable for mounting in small control boxes, connection boxes, and control panels. Phoenix Contact is introducing the new MUTTB mini double-level terminal blocks, which enable extremely space-saving wiring.
Stepper motors suitable to different load conditions
The need to combine the performance of a servo system with the ease of use of a stepper motor has seen the rise of the stepper hybrid close loop mode of motor control, as the experts at Ever Elettronica explain.
UL-approved K and L cable connectors coded for power supply
binder is expanding its M12 portfolio by adding K- and L-coded overmoulded cable connectors of the 823 and 824 series, which were developed according to UL 2238. These are primarily intended for use in the power supply of field devices in automation technology.
Low-wear glides with profile sliders from norelem
Whether it be sliding doors, drawer pull-outs, slide rails or slide carriages, the norelem profile glides are suited to all sorts of applications.
Kollmorgen launches new stepper drive with closed-loop position control
Kollmorgen has introduced the P80360 stepper motor drive, which offers real-time position correction thanks to closed-loop operation. The new drive provides versatile programming capabilities with extended positional control, while closed-loop feedback ensures improved reliability and efficiency.
Key apps enable machine builders to become service providers
The machine builder of the future is a service provider. It’s essential to optimise your service offerings in the coming years, so your customers will see you as a valuable partner throughout the entire lifecycle of your machines. The new IXON Marketplace offers over 25 apps that can help you to step up your service game.
Flexible, precise guidance solution for higher payloads
Responding to market demand for higher load, HepcoMotion is expanding its range of guidance solutions for Beckhoff’s XTS with the new GFX-r – a system providing movement in rectangular paths. Based on the existing GFX design and incorporating the inherent flexibility and precision of GFX/XTS technology, the curved segments have been removed, enabling transportation of payloads up to 40kg.
Redefining industrial connectivity with TSN
John Browett, general manager at the CLPA Europe, looks at how CC-Link IE TSN solutions are being implemented to advance manufacturing facilities around the world.
RA Rodriguez highlights quality engineering solutions at Southern Manufacturing
RA Rodriguez will be bringing its range of quality engineering solutions to Southern Manufacturing and Electronics 2024. The three-day event will be taking place from 6-8 February 2024, at the Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference Centre in Hampshire.
ifm’s space saving solution for monitoring speed
The new DI1600-series of speed monitors from ifm electronic offer a space-saving yet versatile solution for monitoring the speed of rotating shafts in a wide range of applications from conveyor systems to centrifuges.
Compact valve position indicator offers quick and easy commissioning
Emerson has announced its new TopWorx DVR Switchbox, an entry-level addition to the DV Series of valve position indicators. It combines a durable resin enclosure, compact size and a patented cam design that provides water and wastewater systems, food and beverage production lines and industrial utilities a reliable valve position feedback tool.
The next generation of Ethernet media converters
Phoenix Contact is introducing a trio of industrial media converter families, each engineering to excel in specific environments and challenges. Designed for performance, durability, and flexibility, these devices cater to the range of industrial needs, from cost-effective solutions to wide-temperature and high-EMC environments.
Robust high-precision gears for heavy-duty applications
Nabtesco cycloidal gears feature utmost precision, dynamics and dependability, to assure reliable pin-point positioning even in the most demanding applications. Ideal for positioning tasks with high torques and heavy loads.
Set up robotics applications even faster and easier
Today, industrial automation is no longer imaginable without robots. The VISOR Robotic vision sensor from Sensopart acts as the ‘eye’ of the robot and is used worldwide in image-guided robotics applications. The most recent development provides problem-free connection between the vision sensor and a Yaskawa robot.
Moog introduces energy management for electrohydrostatic actuation
Moog has announced a new Energy Management System (EMS) for machines with electrohydrostatic actuation systems.
Get in shape to engineer efficiently with Version 2024
With Eplan’s eLearning courses, the sky’s the limit for users, and a brand-new addition is the Eplan Update Training 2024, which makes it easier for users to get started and presents new functions such as mathematical calculations for block properties.
High-flow solenoid valve increases plant reliability and efficiency
Emerson has introduced the new ASCO Series 327C solenoid valve, which features a direct-acting, high-flow design that it says provides superior flow-to-power ratio compared to similar valves.
Creating safety applications with TSN functions is now easier than ever
At SPS, the CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) announced new products and services for the development of safety devices with CC-Link IE TSN connectivity. This addition to the existing offering will help drive the implementation of highly effective, convergent industrial automation applications for functional safety.

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