Industrial

Connect with STEGO’s new IIoT Platform

STEGO CONNECT is the latest contribution to the Industry 4.0 technology. The new Software-as-a-Service provides user-friendly access to network and control sensors and actuators based on the IO-Link protocol. Data storage and software functionality are centrally organised in the STEGO CONNECT cloud. Freely configurable dashboards, alerts and workflows give users …

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Applied Automation opens Universal Robots’ first Authorised Training Centre in Wales

Universal Robots is pleased to announce Applied Automation has opened a dedicated Authorised Training Centre at its headquarters in Cardiff. The facility is the first of its kind in Wales and lowers the automation barrier for all companies wishing to deploy cobots to improve the productivity, quality and competitiveness of …

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RS Components now supplies Siemens intelligent IIoT Gateways

RS Components (RS), a trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has added new industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) gateways from Siemens to its expansive inventory. Maximising operational efficiency, these UL-approved units have been designed to deal with the capture and pre-processing …

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ABB’s YuMi collaborative robots turns five

Originally launched in 2015 to assist workers in lightweight assembly tasks, ABB’s collaborative YuMi robot has gone on to blaze a trail in a raft of diverse applications and industries, opening new opportunities and helping to fire people’s imaginations about what can be achieved with robotic automation. With its ergonomic …

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THE NEXT GENERATION OF ANGLE GRINDING

Makita has launched four new 40V brushless angle grinder models as part of its exciting new XGT range – Makita’s new, powerful cordless 40V lithium-ion battery platform, affording users with high levels of power for demanding jobs with the flexibility and portability of cordless. For professional use in high demand …

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SICK’s Advanced IO-Link Encoders Streamline Machine Controls

SICK has released advanced variants of its AHS36 and AHM36 IO-Link absolute encoders that can harness valuable diagnostic insights for better machine control and availability. With versatile programming options, they make it easy to integrate data from encoders into localised and ‘edge computing’ configurations to improve the efficiency of automated …

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APEX DYNAMICS’ INNOVATIVE CURVE FOR RACK AND PINION TECHNOLOGY

APEX Dynamics has complemented its range of precision gearboxes with pioneering rack and pinion technology that can improve manufacturing machinery performance by offering zero backlash, automatic concentricity and high torque transmission. Rack and pinion solutions can replace ball screw systems with longer travel capability without adding inertia and offer higher …

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Flex Power Modules further expands miniature DC-DC converters for industrial use

Flex Power Modules has added to its portfolio of miniature DC-DC converters for industrial applications. Available in single or dual output options, the PUC-2B series delivers an output power of up to 2W, with no minimum load required. The new family of isolated, unregulated DC/DC converter modules incorporates features such …

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Infovista launches TEMS for Industry 4.0 for connected applications

Infovista, the leader in modern network performance, today announced  TEMS for Industry 4.0 – a range of new solutions that address the lifecycle needs and challenges of industries as they move towards wider use of connectivity enabled applications and processes. Built on a core platform trusted by over 1700 wireless …

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Enhancing embedded cyber defences

Nexus Industrial Memory, exclusive distributor of ATEK’s Datakey products in the UK, Ireland, Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Scandinavia, is now supplying the new CryptoAuthentication line of memory tokens. The line comprises four products; the IAT4.5Kb, the IAX4.5Kb, the IAT10.5Kb and the IAX10.5Kb. All are ideal for embedded systems that require …

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